Opinion

Build That Banjul-Barra Bridge

Build That Banjul-Barra Bridge

July 20, 2018 at 10:28 pm 0 comments

By Njundu Drammeh Citizens in one region of the country, aware of their pain and suffering, appealed to their government to build a bridge across the Banjul-Barra strip. The Government responded it would. A group of citizens, activists and defenders of human rights, on the other side argued passionately theRead More

Building The New Gambia:I Support The Banjul-Barra Bridge (BBB or 3B or BB Bridge)!

Building The New Gambia:I Support The Banjul-Barra Bridge (BBB or 3B or BB Bridge)!

July 18, 2018 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh There cannot be any meaningful and durable social and economic progress or human development in the absence of necessary and relevant public infrastructure. Public infrastructure such as roads, bridges or drainage systems or services such as electricity, internet or waste management services are major drivers of anyRead More

Price Controls Are Bad!

Price Controls Are Bad!

June 29, 2018 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh The Gambia Government must desist from imposing prices for goods and services in the private sector. The practice of price controls have been certified as lacking economic sense because it ends up creating bigger problems in the economy. These include causing businesses to close because they cannotRead More

When Right Holders Deride And Belittle Each Other

When Right Holders Deride And Belittle Each Other

June 29, 2018 at 12:21 am 0 comments

By Njundu Drammeh I miss my tapalapa but I stand with the bakers (not the bakery owners) “I disagree with all what you”, Voltaire shouted, “but I will defend to my death you right to say it”. This is supposed to be the true attitude of a democrat or aRead More

Building The New Gambia:The Right to Peaceful Demonstration and Its Benefits

Building The New Gambia:The Right to Peaceful Demonstration and Its Benefits

June 26, 2018 at 10:55 pm 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh Section 25 sub-section 1(d) of the Gambia Constitution purposely states that everyone shall have the right to freedom to assemble and demonstrate peaceably and without arms. This is an entrenched clause that no person, authority or institution in the Gambia has the power to change except theRead More