Enter the New Gambia: Need for Urgent Attitudinal Change by Everyone Much is debated on social media about the current direction or misdirection of the Coalition Government. There is still great expectations following our new democracy and people are waiting for the much-anticipated dividends. At the same time, many are […]
Author: Muhammed Sillah
Remanded UDP Executives are ‘Unbreakable’
By Karim Dibba (Son of jailed UDP Administrative Secretary, Lamin Dibba) What is Dictator Jammeh afraid of? Why is he always interfering with almost all elements of the Gambian Society? Our parents protested peacefully, yet you arrested them. Your mouthpieces claim that the Gambia is a lawful country, yet you […]
‘APRC Is A Terrible Government’
The opposition United Democratic Party Secretary General has said The Gambia faces “series of poverties” that must be addressed if the country wants to remain viable. Lawyer Ousainou Darboe said poverty in the country goes beyond the food sector. He said today’s Gambia is faced with legislative, judicial, infrastructural, health […]
The 2016 US Presidential Election
By Sulayman Saul Saidykhan Unless the Democrats – specifically Hillary Clinton, does something extraordinarily stupid or insulting to turn off her base to sit out the elections, she is on course for her rendezvous with history. In other words, on the night of January 20th 2017, when the Secret Service […]
Strong Statement From Gambian Christian Group
The Islamic Republic Of Gambian Palava continues Statement Purportedly ascribe to Gambian Christian group, ‘the Knights of Saint Peter and Paul of The Gambia’ Gambia’s Christian Body Says Yahya Jammeh’s Declaration Of The Gambia, As An Islamic State “Will Potentially Tear Us Grievously Apart, Rather Than What Binds Us Together.” […]
Jammeh Didn’t Create DUGA; He Can’t Destroy DUGA!
JAMMEH DIDN’T CREATE DUGA; JAMMEH CANNOT DESTROY DUGA! BY Ousainou Mbenga Based on a picture taken of me and Omar Faye, the ambassador of the Republic of the Gambia at the commemoration of Father Anthony Gabisi’s 30 years of service to the Catholic Church in the Gambia, the Freedom online […]
PDOIS: IEC Legitimises Impunity
PDOIS’ STATEMENT ON THE UNCONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE INSINUATED TERMS IN THE IEC’S REQUEST FOR REGULARALISATION OF EXISTING POLITICAL PARTIES Halifa Sallah 29 AUGUST 2015 For The Central Committee The Central Committee of PDOIS received a letter from Alhagie Mustapha L Carayol, dated 19th August 2015 captioned “Regularisation of existing political […]
Gambia Taken To Task In Geneva
The Government Of The Gambia Taken To Task In Geneva Recommendations On The Armed And Other Forces Of Repression Third & Final Part On 18th and 19th June 2015, Mr. Christof Heyns, the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, participated in the 29th session of the United Nations […]
Prisoner Release, Amnesty Or Prisoner Exchange For Cash?
Last month saw the end of the month long Muslim fasting season of Ramadan and few had their political sensitivities or antenna turned on under that month piety. In fact during whole month politicians, their supporters, party militants and even the party organizations chill out and put all politics on […]
Gambian Economy Down The Drain!
The governor of the Central Bank of the Gambia, Mr. Amadou Colley, has said that government’s expenditure has been more than the revenue, excluding grants, by about D2.23 billion in the first half of 2015, according to provisional data on the fiscal operations of The Gambia. Mr. Colley added […]
Melting The Element Of Fear In Gambia
By Ousainou Mbenga In his tucked – tail retreat from travelling outside the Gambia and his cowardly movements between Kanilai and Banjul under heavy armor and the senseless military check points, Jammeh is given a taste of his own medicine of “living in fear”; thanks to the December 30, 2014 […]
Opportunity Or Peril, Gambia At A Crossroad
By Karamba Touray The legal, active and registered opposition political parties in the Gambia individually and in the aggregate have reached a fork on the road and they must make a historic and consequential decision that will result in either an opportunity for the Gambian people to renew their faith […]