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Building The New Gambia

Building The New Gambia

November 23, 2017 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

57 Vehicles and Political Patronage By Madi Jobarteh It is now several weeks since Pres. Barrow received 57 vehicles from an unknown person or entity yet refused to declare the gifts to either his office or the National Assembly as required by Section 222 sub-sections 11 and 12 of theRead More

Building The New Gambia

Building The New Gambia

November 17, 2017 at 10:33 pm 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh A Minster of Interior Should Be Appointed It is seven days today since Pres. Barrow relieved Mai Ahmad Fatty from his portfolio of Minister of Interior and assigned the Minister of Justice Tambedou to oversee that ministry. It is necessary to point out that the president mustRead More

“Jollof Classism”

“Jollof Classism”

November 17, 2017 at 10:30 pm 0 comments

By Alagi Yorro Jallow This for those suffering the “Jollof Classism” disease; those who see political agitation on the street as “hooliganism.” Folks who do not eat chicken skin because they will get “fat.” Folks whose mobile phones are more expensive than the limit on their health insurance. Folks whoRead More

Building The New Gambia With Madi Jobarteh: Protest Is What Gives Birth To Independence, Democracy & Development

Building The New Gambia With Madi Jobarteh: Protest Is What Gives Birth To Independence, Democracy & Development

November 13, 2017 at 8:57 pm 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh What the history of the world has taught us is that there has never been freedom and progress in any society without protest. Protest is a tool of empowerment in the hands of ordinary citizens to participate, influence and determine the kind of society they want. ItRead More

Gambians React To Jammeh’s Anti-Mandinka Remarks

Gambians React To Jammeh’s Anti-Mandinka Remarks

June 6, 2016 at 7:50 pm 0 comments

The president of the republic of the Gambia Yahya Jammeh during his meet the people tour in Tallinding June this year, made a hate speech against Mandingos (the largest tribe in the Gambia). He accused them of opposing him despite his achievements, and describing them enemies, foreigners, and threatened toRead More