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‘Gambia’s Democratic Process Is Not A Lip Service’

‘Gambia’s Democratic Process Is Not A Lip Service’

By Abdoulie John As the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) is on the verge of starting the drafting of The Gambia’s Constitution, the commission’s Chairman on Wednesday emphasised the importance of the institutional and constitutional reforms.Justice Sulayman Jallow said the process is not a simple formality.[Read More…]

by August 8, 2019 0 comments Politics
Gambia – Three Confessed Hitmen to be Released

Gambia – Three Confessed Hitmen to be Released

Abubacarr Tambadou, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice of Gambia, announced on Monday August 5 that he is ordering the release of the  three “Junglers” who recently confessed at the TRRC to taking part in a series of gruesome killings on the orders of Yahya Jammeh.[Read More…]

by August 6, 2019 0 comments Politics
The End of al-Bashir and the Birth of New Sudan

The End of al-Bashir and the Birth of New Sudan

By: Dr Alhagi Manta Drammeh (PGCerTHE, FHEA, FRSA, UK) Associate Professor at Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education, UK The constitutional declaration agreed between the Military Council and the Alliance for Freedom and Change is indeed an important turning point in the history of Sudan. This[Read More…]

by August 6, 2019 0 comments Politics
Deyda’s Daughter: ‘I Am Still Crying’ For Murdered Gambian Journalist

Deyda’s Daughter: ‘I Am Still Crying’ For Murdered Gambian Journalist

  By Angela Quintal/CPJ Africa Program Coordinator At Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) on July 22, army officer Lieutenant Malick Jatta named former President Yahya Jammeh as the mastermind behind the murder of prominent editor Deyda Hydara on December 16 , 2004. He said Jammeh had given the direct order to[Read More…]

by August 3, 2019 0 comments Politics
Appreciate And Respect The Police But Hold Them Accountable

Appreciate And Respect The Police But Hold Them Accountable

Let me repeat, the vast majority of the citizens of the Gambia appreciate and respect the men and women of the Gambia Police Force. I am sure this is a fact that many police officers would attest in their daily interactions with citizens. The police[Read More…]

by July 31, 2019 0 comments Politics
SSR Is Not On The Right Track

SSR Is Not On The Right Track

By Abdoulie John  The spokesperson of the collective Team Gom Sa Boppa, Yusuf Taylor, said Monday that the ongoing Security Sector Reform (SSR) is not on the right track, casting doubt on a gov’t initiative geared towards revamping the country’s security apparatus. “From what we[Read More…]

by July 31, 2019 0 comments Politics