Sunday, March 24, 2019

Editorial

NIA Should Advise The Executive On Land Disputes

This paper has recommended for the government to concentrate on operationalising the Land Commission in order to look into land disputes so as to...

Gambia At Fifty Four

Fifty four years must not be seen as fifty four days. Those who governed the country for the past 22 years and those who...

The Negotiation For Public Space Has Commenced

Everybody claims that the media in particular and civil society in general enjoy new status after the change of government on 2nd December 2016....

Deportation Of Gambians: The Government Should Clarify

All Gambians know that the United States Government did announce the imposition of a ban on the acquisition of visas by government officials and...

Human Rights In A New Gambia

Freedom of expression, freedom of assembly, freedom of movement, freedom of religious practice, freedom to belong to a political party of one’s choice, freedom...

Pensioners In The Frontline

In The Gambia, pensioners have had to get employment or engage in profitable business to compensate for the low income they receive. Up to...

Tax Policy Must Aid Development

The current skyrocketing price for cement is a major obstacle to the construction industry, which is a key contributor to the rise in GDP....

Koina Stabilising After Violent Caste Confrontation

The differences in social groups in traditional societies are becoming manifest in today’s Gambia. This requires special intervention by people with influence so that...

College Students and their Leaders concerned about lack of Lecturers

By Momodou Jarju Gambia College Students and their union leaders have been expressing concerns about lack of lecturers at Gambia College. In fact, the Education Minister...

Is There A Retirement Age For A Chief And An End...

This is the question that has been posed by residents of Sabach Sanjal District. The question the concerned persons are asking is whether there...

“Never Again” Is The Slogan

“Never Again!” is repeated ad infinitum to give promise to the Gambian public that detention without trial and disappearance without trace will be a...

Coalition 2016 Gets Cold Feet?

2nd December, 2018 has passed without any commemoration. 19th January 2019 followed without any commemoration. The anniversary of the impasse has also passed without...

What Is Government Doing Regarding The Deportation Of Youths From Germany?

According a refugee organisation in Germany called Gambia Refugee Association - Europe Branch of the 2500 Gambian refugees whose asylum applications have been rejected...

The Caste Based Antagonistic Contradiction Should Be Contained

Social being determines social consciousness. Since The Gambia was declared independent 53 years ago the old generation that brought about the end to colonial...

Fake Drugs In The Market

Wrong diagnosis or wrong prescription could lead to death or other ailments. Many people are now engaged in buying medicine from any place at...

The Events In Koina And The New Gambia

Koina is a famous village in The Gambia which is now developing into a town. It is very common for Gambians to describe the...

Political Parties Should Focus On Selling Their Programmes

Political parties should spend more time explaining their policies, plans and programmes to the people so that they can understand how they will make...

The IEC And The Political Parties

Unlike many countries which have hundreds of political parties, Gambia has only ten political parties. Sections 25 and 60 of the Constitution provides for...

Are Opinions To Be Considered As A Fact In A Court...

Courts, tribunals and commissions rely on law and facts to come to judgment in the case of courts and recommendations in the case of...

Central Prisons At Mile Two Has A Story To Tell

We have been checking the archives to find a letter written to the ministry of the Interior in 1984 by Halifa Sallah concerning the...