Opinion

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

Building The New Gambia: My Issues with the Faraba Commission

Building The New Gambia: My Issues with the Faraba Commission

June 23, 2018 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh Let me go straight to the point: I do not understand what is the rationale and value of the military and the intelligence representatives in the Faraba commission of inquiry. The incident that took place on Monday June 18 in that village was not about an internalRead More