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AI Petitions President Barrow

AI Petitions President Barrow

Amnesty International has petitioned Gambian President Adama Barrow over his public comments on civil society activist leader Madi Jobarteh. In a petition published below, AI’s New Media Manager for West and Central Africa described President Barrow’s remarks about Mr. Jobarteh as “alarming. His Excellency President[Read More…]

by May 11, 2022 0 comments News
Why It’s Still Important to Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Why It’s Still Important to Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

By Gordon Jonathan Lewis, UNICEF The Gambia Representative The Ministry of Health is launching the fourth national vaccination campaign against Covid-19 on 9th May, and this represents an excellent opportunity for the country to rapidly increase vaccination coverage. Currently, less than 21 per cent of[Read More…]

by May 7, 2022 0 comments News
President Barrow Reshuffles Cabinet

President Barrow Reshuffles Cabinet

Gambian President Adama on Wednesday announced naming of a new cabinet. The announcement comes after a cabinet reshuffle  which sees the replacement of Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray and six other ministers. Read below the new cabinet line up announced by the government Spokesman Ebrima[Read More…]

by May 4, 2022 1 comment News
Don’t Mix Apples And Oranges

Don’t Mix Apples And Oranges

Barrow Hasn’t Threatened Anyone Those reacting negatively to President Adama Barrow’s Monday speech are nothing but paranoid attention-seeking fear mongerers. The content of President Barrow’s address to Banjul Muslim elders was being ‘tongue twisted.’ Mr. Barrow spoke against those bent on hiding behind activism to[Read More…]

by May 3, 2022 0 comments Politics
Halifa – An Iconic Pillar In Our Politics

Halifa – An Iconic Pillar In Our Politics

Hon Halifa Sallah – Thank you “…true knowledge is fundamentally non-political and that conversely, political knowledge is not true knowledge.” It is widely believed that politics is a terrain that divides and polarises in many instances. I was among the toughest critics of Hon Halifa[Read More…]

by April 18, 2022 0 comments Politics
Revisiting the Legacy of Malcolm X

Revisiting the Legacy of Malcolm X

It has been 57 years since Malcolm X who later became Malick El-Shabbaz was assassinated. On February 21 1965, Malcolm was shot dead in the United States. He was a man who stood for the liberation of the Negro until his last breath. It is[Read More…]

by February 24, 2022 0 comments Culture