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Harris Election ‘Enormously Significant Moment’

Harris Election ‘Enormously Significant Moment’

As we’ve mentioned in previous posts, Kamala Harris has made history today in several ways.   She is the first female US vice-president-elect, and is set to be the first black person and the first Asian American to serve in the VP role.   The[Read More…]

by November 8, 2020 0 comments Politics
West Africa Rights Coalition Blames Nigeria

West Africa Rights Coalition Blames Nigeria

A Coalition of Human Rights Organisations in West Africa condemns the Killing of Protesting Youth in Nigeria. The under-listed organisations in West Africa condemn the killings of the youth protesting against police brutality under the #ENDSARS movement in Nigeria. It was reported that the incident[Read More…]

by October 22, 2020 0 comments Politics
President Barrow Reshuffles Cabinet

President Barrow Reshuffles Cabinet

President Adama Barrow on Wednesday effected a minor cabinet reshuffle. In the process, President Barrow relieved Ministers of Youth and Sports and Trade, Hadrammeh Sidibeh and Lamin Jobe, respectively. In a press release published below, President Barrow announced the appointment of Bakary Y. Badjie as[Read More…]

by September 30, 2020 0 comments Politics
Did CRC Draft Fail for the Right Reasons?

Did CRC Draft Fail for the Right Reasons?

National Assembly voted down CRC Draft! Why? Was it because it did not make us more democratic than its predecessors? Was the process both undemocratic and unconstitutional or simply party-political power play?   Independent Gambia cannot claim rich history of constitutionality. At the dawn of[Read More…]

by September 29, 2020 1 comment Politics
President Barrow’s UN Debate Statement

President Barrow’s UN Debate Statement

STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY MR. ADAMA BARROW PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 75TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY NEW YORK On behalf of my delegation, I bring you warm greetings from the people of The[Read More…]

by September 26, 2020 0 comments Politics
Battle Lines Drawn After National Assembly Debate

Battle Lines Drawn After National Assembly Debate

By D. A. Jawo The battle lines have now been clearly drawn between supporters of President Adama Barrow and the rest of the members of the National Assembly, and indeed the whole country, after the Draft 2020 Constitution Bill was defeated on Tuesday by 31[Read More…]

by September 25, 2020 0 comments Politics