Archive for May, 2020

The National Assembly and National Destiny  

The National Assembly and National Destiny  

If anyone understands the nature of a Democratic Republic one will not be in any doubt to realize that the destiny of the Republic lies primarily in the hands of the National Assembly. This is why the Constitution provides all the necessary powers and tools[Read More…]

by May 17, 2020 0 comments Politics
My Childhood Recollection in Kanni-Kunda Village

My Childhood Recollection in Kanni-Kunda Village

Being born in the provinces to parents not blessed with affluence could be challenging and frustrating. The implication is that you struggle to get a descent upbringing in terms of feeding, shelter, clothing education and even health. So I had to negotiate with life as[Read More…]

by May 17, 2020 0 comments Society
Defend the Draft Constitution. No Gambian Should Serve for More 10 Years as President

Defend the Draft Constitution. No Gambian Should Serve for More 10 Years as President

It is indeed quite concerning that the Cabinet has expressed objection to the draft constitution on the issue of presidential term limit that it discriminates and targets Pres. Adama Barrow. That statement by the Cabinet is utterly false, irresponsible and a threat to peace. The[Read More…]

by May 17, 2020 0 comments Politics

The Gambia to Advance Reforms in the Electricity and Telecom Sectors

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2020 —The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a $30 million development policy grant to support The Gambia’s efforts to improve debt and public investment management, improve financial viability and service delivery in the energy and telecom sectors, and enhance[Read More…]

by May 16, 2020 0 comments News
Gambia Goverment Must Expedite Investigation Into Murdered Journalist

Gambia Goverment Must Expedite Investigation Into Murdered Journalist

Sixteen years after murder of Deyda Hydara; the Gambia Police Force (GPF) still not doing enough to find culprits. Sixteen years after the killing of Gambian journalist; Deyda Hydara; police not doing enough in the murder investigation. Deyda Hydara; an investigative journalist and co-founder of[Read More…]

by May 7, 2020 0 comments News
Elite Capture of State Power in the Gambia

Elite Capture of State Power in the Gambia

There is no doubt that the incidence of a few powerful people, aka the ‘Elite’ have hijacked the Gambian State to serve their own selfishness at the expense of the masses of the people. Known as ‘Elite Capture’, this practice, existing since the beginning of[Read More…]

by May 7, 2020 0 comments Politics