Author: Musa Saidykhan


NPP Disowns Sweden Congress

The governing National People’s Party has disown ed the recent diaspora congress held in Sweden. In a press release published below, the party’s diaspora wing described holders of the Sweden Congress as disgruntled members who boycotted the NPP’s legitimate Diaspora Congress on December 18th, 2022.  NPP Diaspora Executives Press release The […]


Gambia Making History

A little bit of more history for the Gambia. With the 2-2 between South Korea and Honduras, the Gambia is assured of finishing at least second in Group F, meaning we don’t need to negotiate our passage to the next round through a third place finish. This is the fourth […]


Sonko Finally Indicted

Criminal law: former Gambian interior minister appears before the Federal Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity Bern. Following a criminal investigation lasting more than six years, the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) on 17.04.2023 filed its indictment in the Federal Criminal Court (FCC) against Ousman […]

Politics Society

Gambians In Sudan Are Safe

The Government of The Gambia notes with serious concern the ongoing developments in the Sudan leading to the deterioration of the security situation and eruption of fighting in the country between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). Considering these unfortunate developments, The Gambia calls for an […]


President Barrow Appoints Vice President

In accordance with the provisions of Sections 70(1) and 70(3) of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency President Adama Barrow has appointed Mr Muhammad B. S. Jallow as Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia with effect from 24th February 2023. Vice President Muhammad Jallow, […]


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 Gambia’s Sea of Knowledge. He […]

Press Freedom Society

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 Senior Programme Officer for Freedom […]