Archive for December, 2018

Darboe Fires The Naked Truth

Darboe Fires The Naked Truth

“In this New Gambia, I urge all of you to be alert and resistant to those who seek to devaluate your commitment to your party with inducement,” Mr. Darboe told delegates that stormed Pencha Mi Hall at Paradise Suites Hotel, Kololi. The above quotation indicating[Read More…]

by December 14, 2018 0 comments Society
Reflections On The Barrow Presidency, Part I

Reflections On The Barrow Presidency, Part I

By Foday Samateh This should be the high noon of reform. An unwavering, single-minded moment of transition to the third republic. But rather than rethinking government — its set-up, its operations and its proper roles — in a new paradigm that is pragmatic and optimal,[Read More…]

by December 14, 2018 0 comments Politics

Deadly Pre-Electoral Violence Hits Togo

Spiraling violence and repressive cybersecurity law hit the country ahead of contested parliamentary elections • At least four deaths during protests in less than a week, including three by firearm • Verified video confirms the location where a 12-year-old boy was shot dead • New[Read More…]

by December 14, 2018 0 comments News

Star Key Hearing Foundation Meets President Barrow

A delegation from the US based charitable foundation, the Star Key, led by CEO Dr. William Franklin Austin, paid a courtesy call on the President of the Republic, Mr. Adama Barrow at the State House in Banjul. The foundation was founded by a renowned philanthropist[Read More…]

by December 13, 2018 0 comments News
An African African Library Has Fallen

An African African Library Has Fallen

Citizens of the subregion, particularly Mandinka speakers, woke up Wednesday morning with the shocking news of the death of Gambian Historian and Kora legend. Many people find it hard to believe that Jali Alagie Mbye is no more. This cannot be a social media hoax,[Read More…]

by December 12, 2018 0 comments News
Electoral Commission Needs To Change!

Electoral Commission Needs To Change!

Saul Saidykhan Two years ago this week, Yahya Jammeh brought the Gambia to the brink of civil war by rejecting the people’s verdict at the December 1, 2016 polls. Jammeh had no right to do so. But he was justified in complaining about the Electoral[Read More…]

by December 12, 2018 0 comments Politics