Articles by: Musa Saidykhan

Tribute To Our Beloved Mamakoto

Tribute To Our Beloved Mamakoto

May 25th 2022 opened a memorable chapter in my life – a day I received one of the biggest shocks of my life. I am still struggling to cope with the passing of Alhagie Ebrima Bah (Mamakoto) in Bakau. I have already started missing the[Read More…]

by May 31, 2022 0 comments Editorial
Freedom of Expression in The Gambia: a Quiet Transition From the Doldrums of Notoriety to the Doorsteps of Celebrity

Freedom of Expression in The Gambia: a Quiet Transition From the Doldrums of Notoriety to the Doorsteps of Celebrity

A supporter of Gambia President Adama Barrow wave ECOWAS flag during his swearing-in ceremony and the Gambia’s Independence day at Independence Stadium, in Bakau, Gambia February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon – RC1D29499DF0 As the Gambia goes to the polls on December 4, 2021, the MFWA’s[Read More…]

by November 29, 2021 0 comments Press Freedom, Society
Barrow’s Closing Remarks At Presidential Council Meeting

Barrow’s Closing Remarks At Presidential Council Meeting

Your Excellency and Dear Brother Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal; Honourable Ministers on both the Gambian and Senegalese sides here present; Executive Secretary of the Senegalo-Gambian Permanent Secretariat; Senior Officials and members of the delegations of The Gambia and Senegal to this[Read More…]

by March 17, 2020 0 comments Politics
New Year Resolution: Uncompromising Vigilance

New Year Resolution: Uncompromising Vigilance

As a son of Boraba I am a true and direct witness of the failure of State responsibility. For more than 100 years of Colonialism and more than 50 years of self-government I have seen how a State not only fails to protect a people[Read More…]

by January 2, 2020 0 comments Politics
President Barrow Applauds Progress in New Democracy, Welcomes New Parties

President Barrow Applauds Progress in New Democracy, Welcomes New Parties

His Excellency, President Barrow has extended congratulations to the new political parties that are gracing the county’s political landscape. He said it is a testament to the dividends of democracy that came through efforts and sacrifices made in the runup to December 2016. “The sacrifices[Read More…]

by December 5, 2019 0 comments News

24hrs Electricity for Farafenni, Environs Soon

Farafenni and other communities in North Bank within a 50 miles radius will soon benefit from uninterrupted 24- hour supply of electricity, President Barrow told tens of thousands of supporters in the border town of Farafenni. President Adama Barrow said the OMVG hydroelectric power plant,[Read More…]

by November 28, 2019 0 comments News