Politics

ELECTION FEVER IS OVER; WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE GAMBIA?

ELECTION FEVER IS OVER; WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE GAMBIA?

In Many countries and democracies around the world when national elections are over the winner celebrates whiles the loser concedes defeat and congradulates the winner. This is no difference in the recent Gambia Mayoral and Loca Area Council elections. Some candidates were pragmatic enough to[Read More…]

by May 27, 2018 0 comments Politics
African Liberation Day Revisited

African Liberation Day Revisited

AFRICAN LIBERATION —- WHAT IS AFRICAN LIBERATION DAY ? By Sainey Faye “It is time for new hands to lift the burdens.” –  Nelson Mandela “My generation led Africa to political freedom. The current generation of leaders and peoples of Africa must pick up the flickering torch of African Freedom, refuel it with their enthusiasm and determination, and[Read More…]

by May 25, 2018 0 comments Politics
The Gambia’s National Debt

The Gambia’s National Debt

Assume you’re the Governor of Central Bank of The Gambia, what Monetary policy/ies would you adopt? What goals will you be trying to achieve with your choice? Assume you’re the Finance and Economic Affairs Minister, what fiscal economic policy/ies would you adopt? How would the[Read More…]

by May 23, 2018 0 comments Politics
President Barrow Mobilises €1.45 Billion In Brussels

President Barrow Mobilises €1.45 Billion In Brussels

For Immediate Release 22 May 2018 State House, Banjul, 22 May 2018 – The International Conference for The Gambia, currently underway in Brussels, Belgium, has amassed €1.45 billion of financial support for the implementation of the country’s development blueprint – the National Development Plan 2018-2021[Read More…]

by May 22, 2018 0 comments Politics
London Letter With Dida Halake: Extraditing Yahya Jammeh

London Letter With Dida Halake: Extraditing Yahya Jammeh

Extradition To The Gambia If I may make my position clear at the outset, extraditing Yahya Jammeh to The Gambia is a bad idea. I say so because Yahya Jammeh, inspite of all the dastardly crimes he has committed against Gambians and the State itself,[Read More…]

by May 20, 2018 0 comments Politics
Return of Tun Dr Mohamad Mahathir: Rise of Ibrahim and Fall of Najib?

Return of Tun Dr Mohamad Mahathir: Rise of Ibrahim and Fall of Najib?

By professor Alhagi Manta Drammeh (PGCerTHE, FHEA, FRSA, UK) Associate Professor, Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education The return of Mahathir to the forefront of Malaysian politics deserves a serious analysis. Malaysia is an important country both within the context of ASEAN and the Muslim world. Malaysia[Read More…]

by May 17, 2018 0 comments Politics