Archive for August, 2018

Gambia U-19 Beach Volleyball Team Enjoy Ministerial Call

Gambia U-19 Beach Volleyball Team Enjoy Ministerial Call

The Gambia’s U-19 men’s beach volleyball team enjoyed a visit to the country’s minister of Youth and Sports following their exploits at the African Youth Games earlier in July in Algeria, where they finished third to Mozambique and Ghana. The result means they are through[Read More…]

by August 28, 2018 0 comments Society, Sports

LIFE AFTER COAL AND GREENPEACE AFRICA SLAM INCLUSION OF NEW COAL IN ELECTRICITY PLAN

28 August 2018, Johannesburg – The inclusion of new coal in the updated draft Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity (IRP) will cost South Africa close to R20 billion more than we need to spend, and will make electricity more expensive for all South Africans. If[Read More…]

by August 28, 2018 0 comments Admin
Why Intellectuals Hate President Barrow!

Why Intellectuals Hate President Barrow!

As usual, many take President Adama Barrow’s interview statement his legacy is where he drew the line out of context. I am not here to speak for the President who is not obliged to come out unnecessarily to clarify a statement as some people amongst[Read More…]

by August 28, 2018 3 comments Politics
NO NEED TO RESIGN – YET!

NO NEED TO RESIGN – YET!

Madi Jobarteh: “Section 82”. BUT you [Madi Jobarteh] leave out Section 231(4) which says the President CAN IGNORE ADVICE ON THIS AND DO WHAT HE WANTS: “Where under any provision of this Constitution any person or authority is authorised or required to exercise any function[Read More…]

by August 28, 2018 0 comments Society
Jiffin’s New School Needs A Bail Out!

Jiffin’s New School Needs A Bail Out!

One of The Gambia’s lower basic schools urgently needs help. Until September 15 last year, Jiffin, a village situated few miles from Soma town in the Lower River Region, was without a school. Despite being located in a small village, the new school has a[Read More…]

by August 27, 2018 0 comments Society
Thank You For Nominating Me To The TRRC; Not My Luck

Thank You For Nominating Me To The TRRC; Not My Luck

First of all, I would like to congratulate my fellow nominees who have been shortlisted for the eleven (11) positions of Commissioners of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC); the composition of which aims to reflect the gender, regional, religious, cultural and possibly, ethnic[Read More…]

by August 27, 2018 0 comments Society