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TRRC Report Must Lead To Justice

As the Gambian Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) today submits its final report to President Adama Barrow, Amnesty International’s West Africa Researcher Michèle Eken said: “The Commission’s report must give way to an unequivocal commitment from the Gambian authorities that justice and reparations will finally be delivered to the […]

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Why GDC Should Be Given A Chance

Written by Abdoulie John As presidential aspirants have started criss-crossing the country to increase the turnout of their supporters on Election Day, Lawyer Assan Martin is urging Gambians to vote for the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) flagbearer, Mamma Kandeh.  In an interview with this medium, the human rights lawyer pointed […]

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GMC Leader Cries Foul

The leader of the Gambia Moral Congress has bitterly opposed to his disqualification to contest the December 4th presidential elections. In a press statement, the Independent Electoral Commission justified Mai Ahmad Fatty’s disqualification thus: He has not complied with Section 42 (2) (a) being that, in Banjul Administrative Area, he […]

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NPP Hits Campaign Trail

Hours after the confirmation of the party’s Candidate, the National People’s Party (NPP) has made public its presidential campaign itinerary. The party of President Adama Barrow will hit the campaign as early as Tuesday November 9th to sell its political agenda to electorate ahead of the December 4th presidential elections. […]

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UDP Damns NPP/APRC Alliance

STATEMENT OF THE UNITED DEMOCRATIC PARTY ON NPP/APRC ALLIANCE The United Democratic Party is not surprised about the widely reported agreement between the National People’s Party and the former ruling party, APRC (Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction). The UDP strongly supports the principles of freedom of association, including the […]

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NPP Debunks Alliance Misinformation

TUESDAY 7th September, 2021. NPP/APRC M.O.U. In CIrculation Not Authentic The National People’s Party (NPP), wishes to inform the public, the Diplomatic and Consular Corps, that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) trending in Social Media and purported to be signed by the recently formed NPP/APRC Alliance, does not in anyway, […]

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Why Musa Jeng Must Apologise NPP, UDP

By Yaya Dampha, Sweden During the struggle to dislodge former Gambian President Yahya Janmeh from power, Mr. Musa Jeng had proven to be one of the loudest voices. His participation went beyond merely talking: he walked the talk by taking part in so many activities, including protest marches. Mr. Jeng […]

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Congratulations To Fatou Bensouda

I wish to use your widely followed media, to register my appreciation and congratulations to Mrs Fatou Bom Bensouda, on the successful completion of her tenure as Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC). Mrs Bensouda’s appointment as the first woman to such a prestigious global position marked a […]

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My Election Message to Gambians

Fellow Gambians, As our nation gears towards the December 2021 presidential elections, I wish to remind all Gambians, especially our voters about the importance of this election. Democratic elections provide civil opportunities for a people to collectively decide on the leadership of their affairs. In this case it is our […]

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Dissecting Ideology And Political Allegiance

By Suntou Touray, in Political Sabbatical The assumption that people are involved in politics mainly because of advancing a singular ambition for an individual to be Head of State, and the total and complete worldview of everyone to be a follower who doesn’t have the ability to think and decide […]