Editorial

Of Jammeh’s Thievery Enablers

Of Jammeh’s Thievery Enablers

The firing of the Central Bank Governor Amadou Colley, deputy Governors, Basiru Njai and Oumie Savage-Samba and bank’s Director of Finance Ousainou Corr, is long overdue considering these officials’ overseeing of an institution where a mere note from Yahya Jammeh’s buddies or protocol officers would make[Read More…]

by May 15, 2017 1 comment Editorial
Politics Of Maturity On Display

Politics Of Maturity On Display

Bravery does not lie in contesting in an election and win; real bravery lies in conceding defeat in good faith. Acceptance of defeat is key to avoiding post-election violence and replacing them with peace, stability and social cohesion. Failure to accept defeat can be costly[Read More…]

by April 18, 2017 4 comments Editorial
How Solo Sandeng Saves Gambia

How Solo Sandeng Saves Gambia

The late Ebrima Solo Sandeng [former Organising Secretary of the United Democratic Party] will forever remain one of the most remembered Gambians in living memory. He had done what most people would not do: become a Sacrificial Lamb to free his oppressed people. The father[Read More…]

by April 18, 2017 0 comments Editorial
Mariam Denton Is A Good Fit

Mariam Denton Is A Good Fit

The nomination of an experienced lawyer as the Speaker of the Gambia’s 5th Legislative Assembly  has given hope to many hopeless Gambians. Lawyer Mariam Jack Denton today took oath of office at the Parliament building in Banjul. She was among the five people nominated by[Read More…]

by April 12, 2017 3 comments Editorial
Let’s Stay Out Of Muddy Politics

Let’s Stay Out Of Muddy Politics

A renowned Gambian cleric thinks it’s unwise and inappropriate for any religious leader to take sides in the country’s current political brawl. “It’s wise for clerics to remain neutral when politicians are involved in a brawl,” Imam Momodou Ceesay tells Kairo News. “Politicians everywhere will[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Editorial
Stop Stealing My Work

Stop Stealing My Work

I was the only investigative reporter or journalist who risked his life when news emerged that Daba Marena (former Director of the National Intelligence Agency) and others escaped when their prison wagon was about to somersault three times while they were being transported to Janjanbureh[Read More…]

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Editorial