Archive for December, 2018

Open Letter To President Barrow And VP Darboe

Open Letter To President Barrow And VP Darboe

Dear Your Excellences, President Barrow and VP Darboe. I am sure you two know very well than I do, that you have lot a more in ‘common’ to keep you together in the best interest of The Gambia and her good people, than the frail[Read More…]

by December 31, 2018 0 comments Politics
Finish Well: 5 Things To Do Before New Year

Finish Well: 5 Things To Do Before New Year

In a few days time, we shall welcome a new month and a new year. This means that the year 2018 will soon belong to our past and it will never come again. Therefore, it is essential to assess your successes and challenges during the[Read More…]

by December 31, 2018 0 comments Society
Gambia 2018: Personal Experience and Observations

Gambia 2018: Personal Experience and Observations

By Saul Saidykhan To close out this series, I circle back to my initial allusion to what I deem the bane of contemporary Gambia: lack of any enforcement of Regulations or Standards (where they exist) in Gambian social or public live. I’ll present the reality by segment.[Read More…]

by December 30, 2018 0 comments Politics
Re: Gambia and Secularism

Re: Gambia and Secularism

Great piece and very well presented however, I am not convinced that the idea of secularism in the political context, as adopted today by countries like The Gambia, reflects the philosophical meaning of the ideology as conceived by the developers of the idea or its[Read More…]

by December 30, 2018 3 comments Society
Reflections on the Barrow Presidency, Part II

Reflections on the Barrow Presidency, Part II

By Foday Samateh The release of Lawyer Darboe and his UDP top executive from prison just days after the Coalition 2016 clinched victory was a landmark event. They had been behind bars for eight gruesome months. The fact that they were out on bail pending the[Read More…]

by December 30, 2018 1 comment Politics
Tribute To The Late Vice President Alh Aliu Mahama (Lidra)

Tribute To The Late Vice President Alh Aliu Mahama (Lidra)

It is roughly six years or so, since the nation of Ghana was struck with a calamity. On July 24th 2012, the sad and untimely news of the sudden demise of the late Hon Alh Aliu Mahama alias Lidra, the former Vice President of Ghana,[Read More…]

by December 26, 2018 0 comments Society