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The Complexity Of The Peaceful Transfer Of Political Power

A state is a complex instrument put in order by a constitution which creates institutions and provides laws, rules of procedure to regulate the...

The Price And Consequences Of The Historic Change

2nd December 2016 marks a milestone in the political history of the country. 19th January 2017 brought a peaceful transfer of power through the...

Reporting Standard Of The Media Should Not Drop And Should Be...

Editors are gatekeepers. They are there to ensure that what is disseminated is the truth and that it is done in good faith in...

The Gambian Media And The Political Leaders

The licensed media are the foundation of the information system in a country. No country can have an informed citizenry without licensed media that...

The downing of the Ukrainian plane: The Iranian people show the...

The world of states and leaders must give way to the world of the people. People everywhere are demanding for the eradication of tyranny...

Fish In The Market With Strange Taste

Report has been received of families finding it difficult to eat a particular brand of fried fish due to a strange taste which stings...

Gambia Three Years After The Historic Change

In ten days, the change that was brought about by the Gambian people after the 1st December 2016 polls would have lasted for three...

The Checks And Balances In A Republic

Power in the hands of an individual must be checked, otherwise it becomes absolute. When a person wields absolute power impunity cannot be controlled,...

The Wrong New Year Message

Wrong strategies and tactics do not make a nation great. The US entered Iraq on a wrong footing. Eventually Iraq is closer to Iran...

A State Must Be Consistent

The police in a state should be properly guided. They should not be instructed to do what is not provided by law or not...

The Growing Number Of Political Parties In The Gambia

The IEC has registered four political parties after the 2016 peaceful transfer of power. They are the Gambia Action Party, Citizen Alliance, National People’s...

President Barrow takes full responsibility for putting aside the Coalition Agreement

In his new year address, President Barrow puts the Coalition partners aside and took full responsibility for putting aside the promise he made to...

The Movements Are Increasing With More Tolerance From The State Apparatus

2019 ends with less rallies from political parties and more demonstrations from movements calling on Barrow to respect a three year term promise; some...

Export Earnings Of The Country In Question

Groundnut constitutes the main cash crop of the country. According to the minister of finance, its production is expected to decline this season because...

The Battle At The National Assembly On The Tenure Of The...

The issue of the tenure of the president reached its climax during the adjournment debate at the National Assembly when members of the Assembly...

Another Journalist Laid To Rest

Anytime a journalist passes away it draws a lot of attention and this is particularly true of The Gambia where journalists have faced all...

A Healthy Debate Emerging

The debate between Christian and Islamic scholars is the way forward in building consensus on the fundamental law that should govern the affairs of...

A Nation Closing Its Eyes To Its Past And Ignoring Its...

This was the month of victory and the month of the impasse. Who is drawing the lessons? All have forgotten the sand bags in...

Democracy Or Populism

Democracy is rooted in the sovereign expression of the will of the absolute majority in a peaceful manner, to determine representation. There is no...

CRC Opens Up The Nation For Debate

The Gambia has moved from a Colony to a constitutional monarchy in 1965 when the Queen of The UK continued to be the Executive...