Opinion

Is African Corruption Theough and Through

Is African Corruption Theough and Through

October 3, 2018 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

By Alagi Yorro Jallow In Chinua Achebe’s book ‘no longer at ease’, the main character is a young man called Obi Okonkwo. Obi is a UK trained graduate who returns to Nigeria at the dawn of independence and gets a job in the civil service as a scholarship processing officer.Read More

Why We Should Boycott The Semlex ID Card

Why We Should Boycott The Semlex ID Card

October 3, 2018 at 10:56 pm 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh The Gambia is at a crossroads. After 22 years of brutal dictatorship that came on the back of 30 years of poverty and underdevelopment now is the time when Gambians must decide what kind of country we deserve and want. Since Independence we continue to live inRead More

The Gambia Govt Need To Enact Comprehensive Data Protection Law:

The Gambia Govt Need To Enact Comprehensive Data Protection Law:

August 28, 2018 at 9:41 pm 0 comments

By Alagi Yorro Jallow With the unmasking of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The confession of Christopher Wylie about how Cambridge Analytica harvested data from millions of Facebook profiles, without taking the consent of the users and Mark Zuckerberg’s declaration of guilt, is alarming and troubling. The citizens of the GambiaRead More

I Disagree with the first degree minimum requirement for President

I Disagree with the first degree minimum requirement for President

August 5, 2018 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

By Njundu Drammeh We can disagree without being disagreeable. Tolerance to dissenting opinion is a key characteristic of democracy and the democratic man. It is respect, not accept, the contrary view. It is to challenge it with one’s opinion, which each is entitled to. In the market place of idea.Read More

Banjul’s Dilapidation and the Wider Question of Town Planning in Gambia – a reflection on Rohey Malick Lowe’s Demonstration of Ineptitude

Banjul’s Dilapidation and the Wider Question of Town Planning in Gambia – a reflection on Rohey Malick Lowe’s Demonstration of Ineptitude

August 2, 2018 at 10:14 pm 0 comments

By Amadou Dibba, Birmingham, UK My memories of the Greater Banjul Area (GBA) and the Kombos in general, distinguished collectively as arguably the most attractive for people seeking to move from rural to urban settlements in The Gambia, are dominated by the image of a hotchpotch of urban, semi-urban andRead More