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    No confirmed Ebola case in Gambia – Director of health promotion

      The director of Health Promotion and Education at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Banjul, Modou Njai, has said there has been no confirmed case of the Ebola virus disease in The Gambia.Speaking in an interview with The Point newspaper on Wednesday, Mr Njai added that the nation’s health officials are on…

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    How society can contribute to the creation of a big and the wrong government

      By Ebrima Manneh Democratic societies are always concerned that without regulation, government could grow so big and politicize every aspect of civil society. When government is allowed to politicize our daily lives and activities, society’s moral fabric could be affected. James A. Dorn eloquently outlined the negative impacts of big government in his article,…

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    Why negotiations Is possible through an open dialogue and Why I am fighting.

      Knowing our history, culture, and background of where we come from, I am asking us Gambians, where is God in all this? Be it you are a Muslim or Christian, why are we so lost, divided, dysfunctional, frustrated, fearful, and hopeless? Who is to blame and what do we want to accomplish? But above…

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    Will President Jammeh Negotiate with Gambians for his Peaceful Exit?

    In an oppressive political and waning economic state, citizens often react to their malevolent situation variedly. Others lash out at the leadership. Some dive and duck reality by matching on like life is hunky dory.  A few stand up and say oh, hell no and strive for a change by any means whereas a handful…

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    The UDP leadership transition – A sad reality of our political predicament

    Political Commentary  Persistent rumors and social media commentaries are ripe with discussions about the inevitable retirement of Gambia’s vibrant constitutional lawyer and leader of the United Democratic Party for the past 20 years. Mr. Ousainou Darboe has clocked 66 years and from his emotionally touching birthday message, he all but bid farewell to the Gambian…

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    Activist Momodou Njai Calls for Jammeh’s Exit!

      Call for an open dialogue for reforms, reconciliation, and support an exit strategy for President Jammeh to leave. It is important because we the people of The Gambia do not want The Gambia to be a terrorist state or a failed state like Libya, Syria, and Iraq. We want a peaceful resolution and a…

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    ‘You Lazy African Intellectuals’

      They call the Third World the lazy man’s purview; the sluggishly slothful and languorous prefecture. In this realm people are sleepy, dreamy, torpid, lethargic, and therefore indigent—totally penniless, needy, destitute, poverty-stricken, disfavored, and impoverished. In this demesne, as they call it, there are hardly any discoveries, inventions, and innovations. Africa is the trailblazer. Some…

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    The buck stops with Every Gambian Citizen; we owe it to our country

      As John F. Kennedy the 35th President of the United States of America puts’ it “asked what you can do for your country and not what your country can do for you”. The great all-time freedom fighter Nelson Mandela (RIP) added “Freedom is indivisible; the chains on any one of my people were the…

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    Pa Bojang is Always Helping my Enemies President Jammeh Proclaimed Furiously

    Matching in closed order with the aftermath of the recently concluded Washington DC protest which incited unprecedented publicity and bruised President Jammeh’s dispirited pride is Pa Bojang’s telling interview with Fatou Camara, a woman of substance. Pa Bojang, who admitted that he was not in any formal employment until 2009 when he was appointed by…

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    The Gambia: Dialoguing and negotiating with serial murderers; not in our name

                          By Mathew K Jallow (OPINION) It is a brazen usurpation of the collective diaspora authority and an anti-thesis to everything the dissident movement so far stood for in the last two decades. Dr Abdoulaye Saine’s letter/article warning Yahya Jammeh, which appeared in several online…

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    Remembering Marcus Garve

      By Sainey Faye   REMEMBERING MARCUS GARVEY ……Do you remember old Marcus Garvey? ” A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” ——Marcus Mosiah Garvey “Whether we are of America, Canada, the West Indies, South and Central America, or Africa, the call for action is ours. The…

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    Don’t miss Youssou N’dour’s Grand Show in Atlanta

    Youssou N’dour’ s grand show in Atlanta on September 17th, would be one of the grand showings of the king of Mbalax since his return to the stage after a brief time off… You do not want to miss this show: Please note that tickets are $60 plus tax and that limited tickets have been…

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