Archive for September, 2017

‘Our Electric Situation Not Satisfactory’

‘Our Electric Situation Not Satisfactory’

Since assuming the leadership mantle in end of January this year, Gambian President Adama Barrow has been confronted with so many challenging issues. His Coalition government first had to deal with security issues posed by remnants of ousted President Yahya Jammeh’s civilian and security loyalists.[Read More…]

by September 30, 2017 0 comments News
National Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Great Conversation in the Gambia

National Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Great Conversation in the Gambia

By: Dr Alhagi Manta Drammeh (Fellow Higher Education Acdemy UK FHA, Fellow Royal Society of Arts RSA UK) Professor of Islamic Thought and Contemporary Society You call it conversation, you call it dialogue, you call it reconciliation, you call it social harmonisation or you call[Read More…]

by September 27, 2017 0 comments Society
Jammeh Kills, Barrow Saves Lives

Jammeh Kills, Barrow Saves Lives

President Adama Barrow’s signing of five United Nations treaties at once draws a vast difference between him (Barrow) and the man he had unseated. The whole world begged Yahya Jammeh to spare the lives of 9 death-row inmates in September 2012 but he did not[Read More…]

by September 26, 2017 2 comments Editorial
What Barrow Tells Diaspora Gambians

What Barrow Tells Diaspora Gambians

By Abdoulie John Gambian leader winds up his maiden presidential visit to the United States where he attended the General Assembly of the United Nations. President Adama Barrow wrapped up his flurry of activities with a town hall meeting with Diaspora Gambians in New York[Read More…]

by September 25, 2017 0 comments News
Ombudsman Committed To Human Rights Protection

Ombudsman Committed To Human Rights Protection

The Gambia’s Public Protector has reiterated her commitment to protect human rights in a country that is now moving towards a new direction. The end of 22-year Jammeh dictatorship has opened a new era for Gambians who have long cried to regain democracy and freedom.[Read More…]

by September 25, 2017 0 comments Society
Gambian Constitution Is An Instrument Of Violence Final Part

Gambian Constitution Is An Instrument Of Violence Final Part

By Lamin J Darbo Representation of the people On elections, the schizophrenic nature of the Constitution is yet again brilliantly displayed. On the issue of “representation of the people”, there are references to “public elections”, to “elections”, and to “referenda” voting. The Constitution defines “public[Read More…]

by September 24, 2017 2 comments Politics