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    PDOIS Contribution to the Parliamentary Debate on the ....

      PDOIS’ CONTRIBUTION TO THE PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE ON THE ELECTIONS (AMENDMENT) BILL OF 1st JUNE 2O15 How Seasoned Parliamentarians Would Handle The Debate Introduction The Legislative power of the Gambia is exercised by the National Assembly members by passing Bills which become law when assented to by the President and published in the Gazette. Bills…

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    Editorial: No they were not Armed Bandits OR “Soldiers ....

                            Contrary to what has been paraded as an arm invasion and an attempt to destabilize and destroy a country, the events of December 30th 2014 exactly six months today were anything but arm banditry or an attempt to destabilize Gambia. What it was…

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    UK Gambians Protest and Symposium on Human Rights Situation ....

      There will be a protest on August 15th to denounce the deteriorating Human Rights situation in the Gambian and the proposed expansion of the Death Penalty to cover all crimes. To finalise preparations for the protest there will be a Human Rights Symposium with Human Rights Organisations (such as Amnesty) and UK MPs invited…

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    Taxation: Rectifying The Pitfalls

      Taxation, an age-long practice, is a form of levy that enables various forms of regimes not only to survive, but also provide essential services to their constituents. Examples include provision of labour, tithe, cash or other means of exchange widely accepted in place of money. In Egypt for instance, poor peasants unable to pay…

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    Everyday a new Presidentdial Directive / Executive Order: ....

      By Dbanjulist Over the weekend 27th/28th June news of more Presidential Directives have surfaced from Gambia. This time Jammeh has decided to dip his hands into Gambia’s Fishing industry. Its alleged that any fishing trawler operating in Gambian waters must give up 10% of their catch to the President’s office after paying a monthly…

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    Book Review: Global Youth Work: Provoking Consciousness and ....

      Book Author: Momodou Sallah: Title: Global Youth Work: Provoking Consciousness and Taking Action GLOBAL YOUTH Work provides a succinct and interesting introduction to the contested understandings of this area of youth work and work with young people. It critically unpacks and explores Global Youth Work (GYW) as terminology, concept, process and praxis. It does this by clearly…

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    The Gambia: subverting the Constitution and putting a price ....

    By Mathew K Jallow On the surface, the looming opposition presidential contest fee hike, and its affordability or lack thereof, may seem like a benign money matter, but it is far more complicated than its superficial appearance. It is, first and foremost, a withering indictment of the Gambian regime’s mindset and Gambians’ collective complicity by…

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    The Story of Gambian Journalist Musa Saidykhan (Part 1/2)

    Statement on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture The absolute and non-derogable prohibition against torture is routinely disregarded by Gambian President Yahya Jammeh’s regime, which has subjected countless Gambians to torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading punishment and treatment for over twenty years. In light of this widespread practice and in connection with…

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    EU Agrees To Take In 60,000 Refugees, But Leaders Warn ....

                      African migrants being rescued in the Mediterranean  BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union decided Friday to share 40,000 of the refugees landing in Italy and Greece but foot-dragging and verbal sniping over the move exposed deep divisions about how to deal with Europe’s massive migrant influx….

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    Keeping Dead bodies for 6 months; Religious Defender or a ....

    Where is Jammeh moving the bodies of December 30th, 2014 Attackers?  For six months Gainako’s embedded reporter in Banjul closely monitored soldiers guarding the dead bodies of the alleged State House Attackers at the Mortuary at the RVTH now called Edward Francis Small Hospital.  Our reporter has uncovered that the bodies of the December 30th 2014…

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    Where It’s Wrong…Our Path To Making It Right!

      Our politics is centered on elections. The underlying assumption is we are a democracy. This isn’t true! Jawara has commingled PPP and state to gained undue political advantage. He has also appointed his political representatives at each division as his Election Returning Officers. Yahya also commingled A(F)PRC and state and even claimed personal ownership…

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    Challenge age discrimination in Gambian politics

      By Sarjo Bayang Gambians are very easily baffled by loud pronouncements usually without second thought. That is exactly what is happening with the case of age discrimination against capable and seasoned political good hands being made redundant on flimsy excuses of age barrier. The situation requires properly focused rethinking and you are being challenged…

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    The New Gambia moving from Identifying Problems to Solution ....

      #GMBSolutions to #GMBProblems ‘New Gambia’ Imagine if every Online Radio highlighted one solution to a Gambian problem just once a month. This could be in the form of inviting a Gambian scholar, or anybody who feels passionate about a solution that the whole country can benefit from. Do we encourage enough Gambians (young and old)…

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    The Gambia: Yahya Jammeh’s sickening unilateralism and ....

       By Mathew K. Jallow  The performance of the Gambian economy has been lackluster at best in spite of the glowing and often misleading reports by The World Bank and IMF. The World Bank and IMF often prepare glowing reports on the performance of Gambia’s economic, but contradicting views are apparent through many incontestable indicators;…

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    IEC, NAM and Killa Ace: The power of music against ....

        News roundup 23rd June 2015 By Dbanjulist If you don’t know yet Killa Ace dropped a Bomb on the day that the National Assembly Members (NAM) were expected to rubber stamp Electoral Reforms and expand the Death Penalty. Killa Ace is making waves in Gambia with a hot and ultra conscious new track…

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    Referendum season: illiberalism collides with ....

      Ali Nawaz Chowhan Fr. Chief Justice of the Gambia In light of the November 2014 full bench Supreme Court decision in Colonel Lamin Bo Badjie & 6 Others and the State (SC Crim. Appeal No: 1-7/2011), there is now legal certainty about when a court in The Gambia can impose a death sentence. For…

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    African refugees in Asia; a case of nightmare in China

       By Mathew K Jall0w Thousands of miles east of the vast African continent; far from where European tourists luxuriate in the intoxicatingly blissful ocean breeze and the magical beauty of the Gambia’s serene Atlantic coastline, a heterogeneous group of young Gambians face the challenges of a lifetime, in a country that seems more hostile…

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  • Halifa Sallah, candidate from the coalit
    PDOIS Statement on a bill to Stifle Democracy and turn ....

      PDOIS’ POSITION ON THE BILLS REQUIRING A MILLION DALASI TO REGISTER A POLITICAL PARTY AND EXTENDING THE DEATH PENALTY  TO CRIMES NOT ASSOCIATED WITH KILLING THE EXECUTIVE IS ON A COLLISION COURSE WITH LAW, REASON AND THE PRINCIPLE OF THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE PEOPLE Events of far reaching political significance are unfolding right before…

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    Africans In America / A Historical Perspective Of Juneteenth

        By Sainey Faye “The people of Texas are informed that in accordance with a Proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free.This involves an absolute equality of rights of property between former masters and slaves and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and free laborer.The freemen are advised to remain…

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    US Allegedly culpable in the Killing of Its Citizen in ....

    MORE REVELATION ON U.S ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT IN GAMBIA FAILED COUP Barely two weeks ago, Gambians were treated to an interview with the U.S charge d’affaires in The Gambia in which the ambassador want to tout as “excellent”, the relationship between The Gambia and the U. S. A. Was it a mere coincidence that the next…

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    14th CODESRIA General Assembly in Dakar: A very Successful ....

        The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), ranked among the three premier research institutes in Africa, and based in Senegal’s capital, Dakar, held its 14th General Assembly, from June 8-13. Participants and invited guests came from all corners of the globe- united by an overarching interest in research/scholarship…

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