A Salute To Kwame Ture: A True African Freedom Fighter

Freedom for African people was at the centre of the ideology of Kwame Ture. His notion of freedom was linked to the oppression of other peoples around the globe and he worked tirelessly not only for African unity but with liberation struggles in India, Palestine and in Ireland Kwame Ture inspired and continues to inspire […]

“Let Justice Guide Our Actions, Towards The Common Good”

The above quote is taken from our national anthem and if only we lived to its true meaning, then we would have been each other’s keeper. For years I have seen my country men/women been divided by politics and of late we are leaning towards tribal and religious lines. Once we stop the notion of […]

Letter From The Diaspora

Ever had the feeling that you knew a country before even visiting it? Well, that was me and Gambia; my father was born there but, like me he grew up in Sierra Leone. Family connections being responsible for that accident of birth. This, however, did not stop him talking fondly of ‘Bathurst, Gambia’, a place […]

Lower Back Pain

Common causes include sprains and strains, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, a ruptured or herniated disk, fibromyalgia, and, in older people, spinal stenosis. Pain may be intermittent or constant, superficial or deep, or dull or sharp, depending on the cause. Doctors base the diagnosis or symptoms, results of a physical examination, and sometimes x-rays or other imaging tests. […]

Countdown To The Coalition Agreement 1Yr. 13Days

UDP leader and Vice-President Ousainou Darboe is on record vowing to go to court in the event anyone tried to implement the three year coalition agreement. But today, UDP supporters are in the forefront calling for President Barrow to step down after three years. The accusation of alleged attempted bribery of lawmakers was made by […]

Countdown To The Coalition Agreement – 1Yr. 20 Days

Disappointment and betrayal are among the most trending words in Gambian political discussion these days. Many of the original eight-member coalition parties represented in the cabinet have either been sacked or relegated to some insignificant advisory role. The persistent topic whether President Adama Barrow should serve three or five years has resurfaced. This time, bizarrely, […]

Show Of Support To President Barrow – Strange Days Lie Ahead

The people of West Coast Region recently came out in an unprecedented way to send an unequivocal message that they are fully behind President Barrow and his development agenda. Thousands of supporters from across the region thronged the Grand Tent at the State House in Banjul to express solidarity and send a simple clear message […]

Statement By GDC On President Barrow’s Threatening Remarks

The GDC has learnt with great shock and disappointment that the President of the Republic Adama Barrow made some threatening remarks saying that he has more power than former President Yahya Jammeh. He was quoted as saying: “Gambians were afraid of Jammeh because he had the police, the army, and SIS. I have more power […]

President Barrow Grabs Honorary Doctorate Degree

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree for distinguishing himself as an excellent statesman who has demonstrated a strong ‘’commitment to democracy, rule of law, social justice and respect for human rights, among others’’. Regional Maritime University, the leading regional maritime education, and training institute, made the pronouncement during a […]

Time For Party Caucus

December 2018 is here and no doubt it is time for serious politicking as political parties go to congress. So much has happened and so much has been said. All the Parties go to the drawing board to heal their wounds, re-arm and get ready to fight it out. Will it be 2019 or 2021? […]