‘There Are No Losers; We Are All Winners’
By Abdoulie John The newly elected President of the Gambia Press Union (GPU) newly has called on the members of the country’s press body to remain upbeat and hold their heads high because “there are no losers” in the just concluded XI Triennial Congress. Sheriff
Should We Have A Freedom Of Information Act Now?
Freedom of the Press and that of expression are the cornerstones of a democratic society. Any nation that wishes to be free and democratic must also put in place mechanisms which protect and promote freedom of Expression and that of the Press. In this regard, it is necessary for there to be a Freedom of Information Act to enable the media and the citizens to access accurate, relevant and timely information from the governors. [ 175 more words ]
The Gambia’s Transition To Democratic Woundedness: We Are Reaping What We Have Sewn:
Gambian, care to Listen to a pertinent sermon from Pope Francis? “Power is like gin in an empty stomach. You get drunk, feel dizzy, lose your balance – and hurt those around you”. As Gambians, we really ought to remain one, united, indivisible Gambia where justice is our shield and defendant and, where people live peaceful, harmonious and productive lives: If some of our religious and political class are fostering such deep divisions, partisanship and intolerance, who will unite this country? [ 1,014 more word ]
“DIASPORA” BLUNDER, 2016 COALITION BETRAYAL AND THE MAKINGS OF THE “POLITICAL ANIMAL”; Adama Barrow
It was during one of his “Fakatalu” – tripped speeches, that Barrow characterized himself as a “political animal”, countering the “accidental president” he is believed to be. ADAMA BARROW, WE WILL “CROSS YOUR LINE”, whether this line is imaginary in your head or drawn on the ground. In fact, you don’t have a “line”, its Jammeh’s line that you are attempting to redraw. [ 1,070 more word ]
Free Medical Clinics – Big Dreams
Big Dreams and the International Medical & Dental Relief both from the U.S in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoH&SW) are proud to announce a free Medical and Dental Relief from September 14-22, 2018 in the following locations Sika Village Upper Niumi North Bank West 16/09/18 Pakau Village Upper Niumi North Bank West 16/09/18 Medina Sedia Upper Niumi North Bank West 16/09/18… [ 157 more words ]
Can Gambia Endure A China “Debt Trap” Scenario?
With a struggling economy and a political transition program on life-support, the Barrow-led transition government finds itself adding to its long list of self-inflicted problems, leaving a trail of lingering questions in search of answers to the potential dangers a debt overhang poses if The Gambia goes all in, head first, with Chinese President Xi’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). [ 961 more words ]
OPEN LETTER TO THE NAWEC MD AND MANAGEMENT
Dear NAWEC Managing Director and Management, Please allow me to start by making the following disclaimer: I am writing to you as a private citizen, a concerned Gambian, and a NAWEC customer and not in any other capacity. On August 3, 2018, I came home to find a water bill of over D5000 (five thousand dalasi) waiting for me. Apparently, the previous resident at my house was not paying his bills or so the bill suggested. [ 305 more words ]
LETS JOIN HANS TO ASSIST MR. PRSIDENT ADAMA BARROW TO MOVE THE COUNTRY FORWARD
good morning my all families and friends in upper fuladou West district I thank you very well for supporting H.E.President adama barrow.he is a Gambian who help the all Gambian to freed from yaya jameh dictator who was here forcing people for only his interest just because of a position and killing them.I call on all the peoples to support H.E.president adama barrow.and join hand with him and work with him for development of Awa country Gambia and forget about .A.P.R.C.they were here for the past 22 years still look how Bansang is were we Awa market and hospital. Thanks