Friday, July 19, 2019

Editorial

Barrow Puts It In Black And White

When a mass mobilisation campaign erupted that Barrow’s Fan Club is to hold a rally in Brikama and it was announced that all Gambians...

The History Behind The TRRC Should Not Be Forgotten

Commissioners and staff of the TRRC should not forget its origin. The creation of TRRC would not have been possible if there were no...

We are at a loss: Partisan Agitation by Commissioner Lang...

A tribunal is required by the Constitution to be independent and impartial. It is designed to gather evidence in order to draw conclusion that...

No Law Or Policy On Retirement Age Of Chiefs

In a marathon question and answer session at the National Assembly it is now becoming apparently clear that there is no law or policy...

TRRC Takes A New Turn

The Janneh Commission focused on ex-President Jammeh and his associates. Many people assumed that the TRRC was about the APRC. The testimony of a...

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied

Punishment for a crime is effected through the deprivation of liberty by imprisonment or the deprivation of property by fines. This is why anyone...

The police should enforce the law and the court should interpret...

The social conflict in URR is very delicate. The Barrow administration cannot defy international law, otherwise it will become more isolated as special rapporteurs...

Apparently, The President Will Not Address Parliament In June

The best time to give the state of the nation address is the first session of parliament in a legislative year. This will enable...

Domestic Debt Counts

The Gambia is a tax based public sector economy. Government does not rely on sovereign national wealth to provide social services. It relies basically...

The Coalition Story In Progress

The Coalition meeting convened by former Vice President Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang is yet to deliver a communiqué on its conclusion. The UDP delegation walked...

Remanding Prisoners Is A Last Resort

Justice must be done and be seen to be done is an old adage. This is why Section 24 of the Constitution calls for...

Families In Tears At The Court-Martial: What The Barrow Administration Should...

‘Never Again!’ is the watchword. Hence the Barrow administration should not allow itself to be responsible for tears to be shed in a court...

Government Answers To Doubts About Chinese Donated Rice

Food items do have expiry dates. The standard of best practice is to put on packages and bags carrying food items the date of...

Is The Notice On Kunkujang Mariama Authentic?

‘Never Again’ is the slogan that was coined from a speech delivered at the opening of the victim centre to emphasise the need...

Gunshot at Kanilai

Due process requires adherence to the principles governing the justice system. First and foremost, every person in The Gambia has rights which must be protected...

A State Of Laws Needed

Many cases are emerging unresolved. There has been the problem of land disputes. In the URR, friction arose regarding the issue of caste. The...

Save the Patients

Foroyaa decided to follow up one patient just to study the cost of medical treatment. The patient was sent for scanning and had to...

The Role of Civil Society in a Changing Political Environment

All agree in common that power belongs to the people. How that power is to be exercised is what is still not clear to...

President Barrow yet to Deliver State of the Nation Address

The new Constitution should be explicit as to when the President is to deliver a State of the Nation address. For decades in the...

TRRC: A Court Giving Verdict Or Commission Giving Recommendation?

The principle is not revenge or retribution. The TRRC has exposed gruesome and inhumane actions. However, some of the perpetrators have already started to...