Archive for August, 2017

Open Letter to Pastor Forbes

Open Letter to Pastor Forbes

Pastor, I have been a keen follower of your weekly TV talk show, Discovering Truth, and let me use this opportunity to recognize and appreciate the invaluable knowledge and wise counsel you impart to the viewers, through this program, on various issues bordering not only[Read More…]

by August 31, 2017 9 comments Society
Interview With The Lawyer Who Is Now Pursuing ex-Gambian Dictator

Interview With The Lawyer Who Is Now Pursuing ex-Gambian Dictator

Human rights lawyer Reed Brody became known for working with the victims of General Augusto Pinochet of Chile and Haitian ex-dictator Jean-Claude (“Baby Doc”) Duvalier. More recently, Brody was counsel for victims of former Chadian dictator, Hissène Habré, who, after an interminable struggle, was sentenced[Read More…]

by August 31, 2017 0 comments Politics
Gambia Mulls Over 3-Children Policy

Gambia Mulls Over 3-Children Policy

The Gambia government will consider the three-year child policy proposed by some parliamentarians of the regional economic grouping ECOWAS. Backed by some parliamentarians from Mauritania and Chad, the one woman three-children policy is meant to control rapid population growth as well as spark economic prosperity[Read More…]

by August 31, 2017 2 comments Society
Yahya Jammeh’s Madness Exposed

Yahya Jammeh’s Madness Exposed

I think the entire Gambia is now discovering, with great discomfort, the perverse nature of the Head of government that ruled over us for the last 22 uninterrupted years. No sane person will make any sense of what Jammeh had been doing with our country’s[Read More…]

by August 28, 2017 2 comments Politics
No License, No Oil Exploration

No License, No Oil Exploration

By Abdoulie John The Gambia’s Information Minister has debunked claims that Africa Petroleum still has the exploration rights on blocks A1 and A4. Minister Demba Jawo debunked assertions made by Africa Petroleum Chief Executive Officer Jens Pace that his company’s 7-year license has not expired.[Read More…]

by August 28, 2017 0 comments News
‘Senegalese Kids Weren’t Expelled’

‘Senegalese Kids Weren’t Expelled’

By Abdoulie John The Gamba’s Immigration Chief has disputed news floating in town that dozens of Senegalese youths were expelled from the Gambia. “Fifty seven youngsters ranging in age from 11 to 16 years were taken to the border with Senegal,” Buba Sagnia told Kairo[Read More…]

by August 24, 2017 0 comments Society