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Fatou Jaw Manneh’s Speech At Oslo Freedom Forum

Fatou Jaw Manneh’s Speech At Oslo Freedom Forum

  Maafanta Proprietor and Publisher spoke at a recent Freedom Forum  held in the Norwegian capital Oslo. Madam Fatou Jaw Manneh provided an account of her arrest, detention and subsequent prosecution by the Gambia’s dictatorial regime a few years ago. She explained the harrowing details[Read More…]

by October 26, 2014 2 comments Politics
Jammeh's Policy Failure Largely Responsible For Gambia's Collapse

Jammeh's Policy Failure Largely Responsible For Gambia's Collapse

Sarjo Bayang seeks to raise the bar higher Where systematic dispensation is lacking there human capital capability, efficiency and effectiveness can be seriously undermined. Optimal utilisation of policy instruments and good governance are key requirements for sustainable organisational development and institution building. Efficiency and effectiveness[Read More…]

by October 26, 2014 0 comments Politics
Ebola, And Gambia’s Alarming Death Rate: A Recipe For Disaster

Ebola, And Gambia’s Alarming Death Rate: A Recipe For Disaster

The frequency with which adult Gambians die from preventable diseases, such as malaria, diabetes, or hypertension, is simply alarming. Hardly a week goes by without another obituary- reports of sudden death or collapse of citizens from all walks-of-life. Gambia’s “Teaching Hospital,” as well as other[Read More…]

by October 25, 2014 3 comments Politics
My Response to PDOIS’ Edgy Reaction

My Response to PDOIS’ Edgy Reaction

Dear Readers Having reviewed the information I received in relation to Madam Ida Jalllow-Sallah’s out of the odds high flying career at the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education in The Gambia and having sought clarification from one of my sources on some aspects of[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 36 comments Politics
Sabally’s Legal Troubles Escalate

Sabally’s Legal Troubles Escalate

The office of the director of public prosecutions yesterday filed an amended additional-count charge sheet against former Secretary General and Minister for Presidential Affairs Momodou Sabally, at the Banjul High Court before Justice Abdoulahi. Sabally now faces an eight-count charge, which includes economic crime, abuse of[Read More…]

by October 23, 2014 14 comments Politics
OJ Calls 20th Celebration An Insult

OJ Calls 20th Celebration An Insult

The leader of the ousted People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has taken a swipe on President Yahya Jammeh for celebrating 20th anniversary of a coup d’état that resulted to the downfall of a constitutionally elected government of the Gambia. In a video broadcast embedded on our[Read More…]

by October 22, 2014 4 comments Politics