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CRC Embarks On External Consultations

CRC Embarks On External Consultations

The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) has begun its external public consultations beginning in Senegal on Sunday, 28th April, 2019 at the Hotel De Ville in Dakar. The consultative process is aimed at eliciting the views and aspirations of Gambians living in the diaspora on the[Read More…]

by April 30, 2019 0 comments Society
The President and His Vice President Are Sowing Seeds Of Dictatorship

The President and His Vice President Are Sowing Seeds Of Dictatorship

The Constitution of the Gambia states that the sovereignty of the Gambia resides in the people of the Gambia and from whom all organs of the Government derive their legitimacy and authority. This constitutional provision clear shows that each and every organ and official of[Read More…]

by April 29, 2019 0 comments Society
A LETTER TO LATE AISHAT OMOLARA RAJI:  A MOTHER WITH COUNTLESS CHILDREN

A LETTER TO LATE AISHAT OMOLARA RAJI:  A MOTHER WITH COUNTLESS CHILDREN

Dear Aishat Omolara Raji, I received one of the saddest telephone calls yesterday morning, the 28th of April, 2019, that you passed away. It was difficult to comprehend, my wife could not believe it, we consoled each other that it couldn’t be true and thus[Read More…]

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IFJ Scolds Sudan’s Military Rulers

IFJ Scolds Sudan’s Military Rulers

The IFJ [International Federation of Journalists] urged the Transitional Military Council in Sudan to revoke a decree freezing the activities of trade unions, including the journalists union. The TMC has also ordered unions to hold new leadership elections under the auspices of the Registrar General[Read More…]

by April 29, 2019 0 comments Society
Bojang’s Cooked Hands Need Fixing

Bojang’s Cooked Hands Need Fixing

Like any other Gambian, it is Yahya Bojang’s bonafide right to belong to a political party of his choice. Was it surprising for him to be arbitrarily arrested, detained and tortured several times for exercising his constitutional right during the Jammeh dictatorship? His only misfortunes[Read More…]

by April 25, 2019 1 comment Society
CRC Inaugurates Technical Committees

CRC Inaugurates Technical Committees

The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) is established under the Constitutional Review Commission Act, 2017 (“the Act”). Its mandate is to: review the 1997 Constitution and draft a new Constitution for The Gambia; and prepare a report in respect of the new Constitution. The Act empowers[Read More…]

by April 23, 2019 0 comments Society