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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
NAMs Should Recognize, Accept and Nurture Democracy!

NAMs Should Recognize, Accept and Nurture Democracy!

Let us be clear! Citizens of the Gambia have a right and the duty to call their elected and appointed public officials to express their opinion or concern to them about national issues. Citizens have a right and a duty to call public officials to[Read More…]

by September 25, 2020 0 comments Politics