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 […]
Using Pseudonym: Is It Proper Or Improper?
By Ebou Gaye The question as to whether it is proper or improper to use a pseudonym cannot be given a straight, cogent answer such as “yes” or “no” without elaboration. Therefore, I deem it fitting to do some analysis and make comments in my attempt to answer it convincingly. […]
News Flash: NIA Detains Gambian Activist
Gambian activist has been reportedly arrested and detained by the agents of the Gambia’s most feared National Intelligence Agency. Ousainou Baye Sankareh, a local language radio presenter of Kibaaro Radio, was believed to be intercepted at the Banjul International Airport shortly after he landed on Thursday. Details of Mr. Sankareh’s […]
‘We’ll Engage IEC On Diaspora Vote’
The former United Democratic Party parliamentarian has expressed his party’s resolve to engage the Gambia’s electoral commission on extending voting rights to Gambians in the Diaspora. Momodou Lamin Sanneh, who represented Kiang West in Parliament, said engaging the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on the issue is crucial as the country […]
OJ Damns Jammeh's Reckless Spending
A former minister of the deposed Jawara government has taken a swipe on President Yahya Jammeh for recklessly spending and dishing out millions of Dalasis when majority of Gambians are reeling with abject poverty. Omar Jallow blamed the Gambia government for planning to spend millions of Dalasis on reckless celebrations […]
Darboe: ‘We’ve A Cause To Celebrate’
The leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) believes that his party has cause to celebrate. Lawyer Ousainou Darboe, who was addressing his party’s 18th anniversary rally at Serekunda, said the UDP members sacrificed everything, including their lives, resources and jobs in their drive to salvage the Gambia. Some […]
'Being Opposition In Gambia Is Hell'
The leader of the opposition National Reconciliation Party (NRP) has said that “being in the opposition under the current Gambian regime is hell.” Mr. Hamat NK Bah made the statement at a mass rally organised by the main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) at Serekunda on Saturday. It was in […]
President Jammeh Was Sent Packing
Gambian protesters on Friday sent their President home earlier than scheduled. President Yahya Jammeh was scheduled to fly home on Sunday, which according to New York protesters, clearly meant their disturbances at Ritz Carlton Hotel have paid off. President Yahya Jammeh delivered his 69th United Nations General Assembly meeting on […]