Archive for March, 2018

What Worries Me About TRRC

What Worries Me About TRRC

My fear is that the ambitions of Mr Jallow will blow the legal parameters for setting up a TRRC out of proportion. I didn’t read any where that TRRC is mandated to create a better Gambia nor am I in clue about why the scope[Read More…]

by March 28, 2018 0 comments Politics
NAWEC Unveils Major Power Deal

NAWEC Unveils Major Power Deal

By Abdoulie John As the Gambia’s urban areas continue to be confronted with recurrent power and water shortages, the state-owned National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) has announced signing a major power deal with Turkish firm Karapowership, a member of the Istanbul-based Karadeniz Energy Group.[Read More…]

by March 28, 2018 0 comments News
TRRC Update

TRRC Update

By Baba Galleh Jallow Truth commissions are complicated institutions. Their very existence is mired in controversy. Their mandates are often complicated and misunderstood by the publics they serve. They are often considered a panacea for all the human rights and criminal justice-related issues in society.[Read More…]

by March 27, 2018 7 comments Politics
The Hypocrisy Within Gambia Resident Doctor’s Association Exposed

The Hypocrisy Within Gambia Resident Doctor’s Association Exposed

The meeting between The Association of Non-governmental Organisation (TANGO) and Gambia Association of Resident Doctors is the worst hypocrisy and facade ever. It is a total nonsense. The whole thing has the hallmark of undermining the Barrow Administration. Why bringing up institutional and administrative reforms[Read More…]

by March 27, 2018 0 comments Society
Not Business As Usual

Not Business As Usual

By Baba Galleh Jallow A famous Africanist once said something to the effect that in terms of development, Africa has remained prostrate since independence. While other continents are more or less up on their feet and walking, even if their walk is a stagger, Africa[Read More…]

by March 27, 2018 0 comments Politics
Doctors Must Return To Work Or…

Doctors Must Return To Work Or…

Striking Gambian doctors have been urged to put the interest of their dying patients and return to work or else the government seek help elsewhere. “Since healthcare delivery is the highest attainable standard of a fundamental right of every human being, doctors should balance their[Read More…]

by March 25, 2018 0 comments Politics