Archive for April, 2019

IEC Chief Okays Diaspora Voting

IEC Chief Okays Diaspora Voting

By Abdoulie John  The Gambia’s Elections Chief okayed upcoming reforms aimed at allowing Diaspora Gambians to take part in national elections, saying they have the rights to vote and to be represented in the National Assembly. Alieu Momar Njai made this remark Monday during the[Read More…]

by April 30, 2019 0 comments News
‘The Stability of The Gambia Is Priority’

‘The Stability of The Gambia Is Priority’

The President of the Republic, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has on Tuesday, 30th April received in audience the new Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in The Gambia at the State House in Banjul. After a closed-door meeting, the new top[Read More…]

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CRC Embarks On External Consultations

CRC Embarks On External Consultations

The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) has begun its external public consultations beginning in Senegal on Sunday, 28th April, 2019 at the Hotel De Ville in Dakar. The consultative process is aimed at eliciting the views and aspirations of Gambians living in the diaspora on the[Read More…]

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TRRC Update: The Journey So Far

TRRC Update: The Journey So Far

The TRRC ended its fourth three-week session of hearings on Thursday, April 25, 2019. During this session, 16 witnesses testified before the Commission, bringing the total number of witnesses to testify since January 7, 2019 to 57. A significant number of these witnesses are former[Read More…]

by April 29, 2019 0 comments Politics
The President and His Vice President Are Sowing Seeds Of Dictatorship

The President and His Vice President Are Sowing Seeds Of Dictatorship

The Constitution of the Gambia states that the sovereignty of the Gambia resides in the people of the Gambia and from whom all organs of the Government derive their legitimacy and authority. This constitutional provision clear shows that each and every organ and official of[Read More…]

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Why We Remain The Same After 54 Years Of Independence?

Why We Remain The Same After 54 Years Of Independence?

I went to Primary School in Banjul just after independence, and could vividly remember how things where at my primary school. I could also remember how our capital Banjul looks like. After independence, most schools continue to run under colonial rules and regulations. Resources were[Read More…]

by April 29, 2019 0 comments Politics