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Using Pseudonym: Is It Proper Or Improper?

Using Pseudonym: Is It Proper Or Improper?

By Ebou Gaye The question as to whether it is proper or improper to use a pseudonym cannot be given a straight, cogent answer such as “yes” or “no” without elaboration. Therefore, I deem it fitting to do some analysis and make comments in my[Read More…]

by September 8, 2015 24 comments Society
News Flash: NIA Detains Gambian Activist

News Flash: NIA Detains Gambian Activist

Gambian activist has been reportedly arrested and detained by the agents of the Gambia’s most feared National Intelligence Agency. Ousainou Baye Sankareh, a local language radio presenter of Kibaaro Radio, was believed to be intercepted at the Banjul International Airport shortly after he landed on[Read More…]

by October 2, 2014 0 comments Politics
‘We’ll Engage IEC On Diaspora Vote’

‘We’ll Engage IEC On Diaspora Vote’

The former United Democratic Party parliamentarian has expressed his party’s resolve to engage the Gambia’s electoral commission on extending voting rights to Gambians in the Diaspora. Momodou Lamin Sanneh, who represented Kiang West in Parliament, said engaging the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on the issue[Read More…]

by October 2, 2014 1 comment Society
OJ Damns Jammeh's Reckless Spending

OJ Damns Jammeh's Reckless Spending

A former minister of the deposed Jawara government has taken a swipe on President Yahya Jammeh for recklessly spending and dishing out  millions of Dalasis when majority of Gambians are reeling with abject poverty. Omar Jallow blamed the Gambia government for planning to spend millions[Read More…]

by October 1, 2014 2 comments Politics
Darboe: ‘We’ve A Cause To Celebrate’

Darboe: ‘We’ve A Cause To Celebrate’

  The leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) believes that his party has  cause to celebrate. Lawyer Ousainou Darboe, who was addressing his party’s 18th anniversary rally at Serekunda, said the UDP members sacrificed everything, including their lives, resources and jobs in their drive[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 18 comments News
'Being Opposition In Gambia Is Hell'

'Being Opposition In Gambia Is Hell'

The leader of the opposition National Reconciliation Party (NRP) has said that “being in the opposition under the current Gambian regime is hell.” Mr. Hamat NK Bah made the statement at a mass rally organised by the main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) at Serekunda[Read More…]

by September 29, 2014 1 comment Politics