Post Tagged with: "Opinion"

Tribute to Deyda Hydara: A Doyen of Gambian Journalism

Tribute to Deyda Hydara: A Doyen of Gambian Journalism

December 15, 2017 at 6:20 pm 0 comments

  By Alagie Yorro Jallow The highest contempt is to negate the life of a human being and it is the grossest and most repulsive violation of human rights. What right does a government have in separating a husband from his wife, a father from his children, a friend fromRead More

Remembering Deyda Hydara

Remembering Deyda Hydara

December 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

A Serious Matter   As in the Cat Steven’s song, morning broke and the black birds were singing. It was Thursday, December 16. It was a special day for Deyda Hydara, co-founder and managing editor of The Point newspaper. It was his wife’s birthday and the 13th anniversary of theRead More

New York Letter With Alagi Yorro Jallow: We Need To End The Culture Of Silence

New York Letter With Alagi Yorro Jallow: We Need To End The Culture Of Silence

December 13, 2017 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

A story was once told of a mouse who looked through the crack in the wall to see a farmer and his wife open a package. What food might this contain?” The mouse wondered, but was soon devastated to discover it was a mousetrap. Retreating to the farmyard, the mouseRead More

Building The New Gambia: Why is UDP Silent About the Public Order Act Judjment?

Building The New Gambia: Why is UDP Silent About the Public Order Act Judjment?

December 11, 2017 at 2:07 pm 0 comments

Why is UDP Silent About the Public Order Act Judgment? By Madi Jobarteh It was the UDP that took the matter of the Public Order Act to challenge its constitutionality in May 2016. A heavyweight team of lawyers, namely Antouman Gaye, Hawa Sisay Sabally, Sheriff Tambadou, Neneh Cham and CombehRead More

Building The New Gambia

Building The New Gambia

November 29, 2017 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

Parliament is Debating Very Important Bills. Follow Them! By Madi Jobarteh The fourth and final ordinary session of the National Assembly for 2017 opened on Monday November 27 to run up to 28 December. This particular session is very significant to the lives of citizens because of the number andRead More