Politics

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Of Darboe’s Distateful Personal Politics

Why the UDP leader needs to sanitise his rhetoric and leave President Barrow’s father to rest in peace   By Yaya Dampha (Sweden)   I see it as a civic duty to respond to the unpleasant and ungentlemanly remarks by a veteran 72-year-old politician in the person of Lawyer Ousainou […]

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West Africa Rights Coalition Blames Nigeria

A Coalition of Human Rights Organisations in West Africa condemns the Killing of Protesting Youth in Nigeria. The under-listed organisations in West Africa condemn the killings of the youth protesting against police brutality under the #ENDSARS movement in Nigeria. It was reported that the incident happened late in the evening […]

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President Barrow Reshuffles Cabinet

President Adama Barrow on Wednesday effected a minor cabinet reshuffle. In the process, President Barrow relieved Ministers of Youth and Sports and Trade, Hadrammeh Sidibeh and Lamin Jobe, respectively. In a press release published below, President Barrow announced the appointment of Bakary Y. Badjie as Minister of Youth and Sports. […]

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Did CRC Draft Fail for the Right Reasons?

National Assembly voted down CRC Draft! Why? Was it because it did not make us more democratic than its predecessors? Was the process both undemocratic and unconstitutional or simply party-political power play?   Independent Gambia cannot claim rich history of constitutionality. At the dawn of independence/Republic, former President Jawara did […]

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President Barrow’s UN Debate Statement

STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY MR. ADAMA BARROW PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 75TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY NEW YORK On behalf of my delegation, I bring you warm greetings from the people of The Gambia on the occasion of […]