Editorial

Why Life After Jammeh Is Worth Celebrating

Why Life After Jammeh Is Worth Celebrating

Saturday marked a year after Yahya Jammeh phoned then Coalition presidential candidate Adama Barrow conceding electoral defeat. Then President Jammeh said he wasn’t going to challenge “the will of Allah,” describing the Gambia’s electoral process as “rig-proof.” Gambians in their thousands filled the streets jubilating[Read More…]

by December 4, 2017 0 comments Editorial
Let’s Not Curse “Dirty Dancing” Girl

Let’s Not Curse “Dirty Dancing” Girl

In this smartphone generation, it’s too easy for digital content to go viral. Clearly, smartphone polices the society way more than the police. It’s second to none when it comes exposing people. The Gambia Senior Secondary School girl too has tasted the wrath of a[Read More…]

by November 29, 2017 4 comments Editorial
Of APRC And Electricity Sabotage

Of APRC And Electricity Sabotage

President Yahya Jammeh’s former ruling Alliance for Patriotic, Re-orientation and Construction (APRC) party last weekend made its first political comeback at the Buffer Zone. Like any Gambian, the party whose government left behind unimaginable pains — human rights, psychological and financial — on Gambian taxpayer,[Read More…]

by October 30, 2017 1 comment Editorial
Of Omar Sadio’s Secret Military Career

Of Omar Sadio’s Secret Military Career

The enlistment of the Casamance Separatist rebel leader’s Son in the Gambia national army is a vindication of activists claims that former Gambia President Yahya Jammeh’s lack of trust in Gambian military officers. Until Lance Corporal Omar Sadio, the son of Salif Sadio, had his[Read More…]

by October 15, 2017 1 comment Editorial
Nyang Njie Needs To Explain

Nyang Njie Needs To Explain

The ousting of Yahya Jammeh has created another era of accountability in the Gambia. As the Mandinka parlance have it, a drum cannot be beaten when the drum beater sits on the beating stick. When Jammeh was around, government employees portrayed themselves as Angels and[Read More…]

by October 3, 2017 1 comment Editorial
Jammeh Kills, Barrow Saves Lives

Jammeh Kills, Barrow Saves Lives

President Adama Barrow’s signing of five United Nations treaties at once draws a vast difference between him (Barrow) and the man he had unseated. The whole world begged Yahya Jammeh to spare the lives of 9 death-row inmates in September 2012 but he did not[Read More…]

by September 26, 2017 2 comments Editorial