Archive for September, 2018

CRC  EMBARKS ON A PRE-CONSULTATION

CRC EMBARKS ON A PRE-CONSULTATION

REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW COMMISSION MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) today announced that it is embarking on national pre-consultation visits from Wednesday 26th September 2018. According to the Chairperson of the CRC, Justice Cherno Jallow, QC, the pre-consultation[Read More…]

by September 26, 2018 0 comments Society
GPU Cries Foul Again

GPU Cries Foul Again

The Gambia Press Union has cried foul over physical abuse of a journalist covering teacher’s strike in Abuko. In a press statement published below, the union condemned the Police Intervention Unit officer for slapping Eye Africa journalist Bubacarr Manga. GPU demands thorough investigation into assault[Read More…]

by September 24, 2018 0 comments News
Verses of Heresy: A Book Review

Verses of Heresy: A Book Review

By Foday Samateh Momodou Sallah’s second anthology of poems is in many ways a masterful sequel to his acclaimed Innocent Questions. But The Dictator and the Heretic doesn’t pose questions, especially innocent ones, about why things are not what they ought to be. In this anthology,[Read More…]

by September 24, 2018 0 comments Society
Rejoinder: Interview With Mr. Bigmouth

Rejoinder: Interview With Mr. Bigmouth

Dear Editor, Your interview with Omar Jallow (alias OJ), the former Agriculture Minister, has been brought to my attention and in the report published in your website, I noticed that OJ is still blaming my party leader, His Excellency Lawyer Ousainu Darboe, for his role[Read More…]

by September 22, 2018 0 comments News
Low Hanging Fruits Rotting Away

Low Hanging Fruits Rotting Away

By Saul Saidykhan Courtesy of www.mantankara.com Twenty months into the ‘New Gambia’, we’re still bemoaning a paucity of resources, and looking for money from everywhere else in the world but our own front yard. We have a bonanza of ripe fruits that could be harvested[Read More…]

by September 22, 2018 1 comment Society
What Going FRANCOPHONE Will Mean For The Gambia

What Going FRANCOPHONE Will Mean For The Gambia

By Saul Saidykhan Courtesy of http://www.mantankara.com Early in his term, the French president Emmanuel Macron vowed to make French the dominant culture in Africa. France pledged US $50M to the current Gambia government in its desperation to jump start the economy after hurricane Yahya Jammeh. In[Read More…]

by September 22, 2018 4 comments Politics