Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Editorial

Has The National Assembly Decided?

Indeed the whole Gambian media appeared at the National Assembly to cover what the Deputies had to say on the proposed one billion supplementary...

A Coalition President Or An Executive President?

The fact that all the political parties have either held or are about to hold congresses and nothing is said about a three year...

Minister Presents Supplementary Appropriation Bill Of Over 1 Billion Dalasis

The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs is asking the Deputies to approve an allocation of over one billion from the purse of the...

The Need To Pass The Disability Bill

A Disability Bill has been prepared. The Cabinet is said to have presided over it. The Community of Gambians with special physical and behavioural...

Faraba Banta, The Defining Moment For Barrow’s Administration

In any clash that results in the loss of life, prosecuting civilians is usually not the best option. The Jammeh administration learnt this fundamental...

The Need To Pass The Disability Bill

A Disability Bill has been prepared. The Cabinet is said to have presided over it. The Community of Gambians with special physical and behavioural...

Disability Does Not Mean Inability

The leaderships of associations of persons with disabilities have expressed themselves. In the first place they want citizens to understand that ‘disability does not mean...

When Will Reliable And Affordable Internet Be Available To All Gambians?

Internet service is still not affordable to many and access is often intermittent, rare or slow. Government officials talk of upholding the principles of...

Is Gambia A Secular State Or Not?

It is important for all Gambians to have thorough understanding of a subject before conducting a campaign for or against it. The best approach...

The Plight Of The Trainee Teachers

Will the Minister of Higher Education take up the case of the College students with the National Assembly so that they would be given...

The Democratic Dividend And The Implications

Millions are being pumped in to promote security reform, peace and democracy in the Gambia. Workshops and conferences are being organised. After five years...

Is Faith In The Political System Increasing?

Gambia's political terrain has been rough, thus leading opposition parties to exist for decades without ever taking over power through the ballot box. This...

The Civil Servants And The Pensioners

The democratic dividend should lead to more freedom and prosperity; otherwise many will question its validity. Civil servants and pensioners should not expect the National...

The Budget

The National Assembly members are on a retreat to review the estimates and prepare themselves for the budgetary session. Many people are wondering whether...

THE PRESIDENT AND THE SAREHULE SPEAKING ELDERS: Is This The Beginning...

The state is silent on events in the Sarehule speaking communities in URR. Influential members of these communities are moving from place to place...

Events In Diabugu And Garawol Should Not To Be Taken Lightly

Where the exercise of the authority of customs ends and the exercise of the rule of law begins should be known to each Gambian...

Why Are Gambians Not Attending Sittings Of The National Assembly?

The gallery of the National Assembly is only full when a ceremonial session like the state of the nation address is taking place at...

Why Is Samba In Custody?

The Inspector General of Police should have his eye on events on the ground in Diabugu and Garawol where an uneasy calm prevails. Maximum effort...

A Divided Community Will Give Rise To A Divided Nation

All language groupings in The Gambia should refuse to be divided on the basis of blood lines. We should in fact strive to be...

Foroyaa Has Cautioned For Containment Of Diabugu Incident

Mahamadou Ceesay of Garawol is dead. The nation should stop trivialising the very basis of its unity and cohesion as a nation. There can...