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HALIFA MOU DEBATE CHALLENGE

HALIFA MOU DEBATE CHALLENGE

HALAKE ON HALIFA’S MOU DEBATE It was the late great Muhammad Ali who once said, at a Civil Rights rally, that “Santa Claus was white and everything bad was black”. On a more philosophical level, a Francophone philosopher and novelist favourite of my youth, Albert Camus, said that “There exists a permanent blackmail … we must have the often solitary[Read More…]

by August 25, 2017 Politics
Bless VP Tambajang – Madi NOT Happy!

Bless VP Tambajang – Madi NOT Happy!

Mommy Tambajang Please Ignore Brother Madi Note: This was first published on 26th January 2017 – only a week after Monster Jammeh’s Departure and the beginning of the Coalition In-fighting. Thank God Madam Tambajang had the fortitude to stay the course. Madi is STILL not happy – his piece is below). My Gambian brother Madi Jobarteh who has “consulted and exchanged[Read More…]

by July 26, 2017 Politics
Amadou Samba v Sidi Sanneh Part 4

Amadou Samba v Sidi Sanneh Part 4

TWO PIECES; ONE FROM FACEBOOK & THE OTHER SIDI SANNEH’S BLOG RE-PRINT OF PANAMA PAPERS STORY (And Dida’s own archived photos of Amadou!) ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. Zakaria Kemo Konteh – Facebook – 25 July 2017 Given genuine threat to our democracy, we should be very cautious and not quickly be dismissive of every information as scaremongering or campaign to undermine/discredit the coalition[Read More…]

by July 26, 2017 Politics
God Bless The Chief Justice!

God Bless The Chief Justice!

The Chief Justice Speaks For Me By Foday Samateh The most important news from The Gambia since the Council Elections happened last week was not the Attorney General’s bombshell news briefing on the freezing of 88 bank accounts, 131 landed properties, and 14 companies belonging to or directly associated with the exiled despot Yahya Jammeh. Nor was it the brave[Read More…]

by May 29, 2017 Politics
Rule Of Law In The New Gambia

Rule Of Law In The New Gambia

Rule Of Law In The New Gambia By Njundu Drammeh The wheels of justice sometimes grind slowly but grinding they do. And ours is turning into full motion. Following the rule of law means all the boxes must pass muster and yes, the Government is ticking the box, meticulously and according to law and proper laid down procedures. Arrests of[Read More…]

by May 24, 2017 Politics
Lest We Forget:  In SOLIDARITY With Lawyer DARBOE and The UDP!

Lest We Forget: In SOLIDARITY With Lawyer DARBOE and The UDP!

Lest We Forget: In SOLIDARITY With Lawyer DARBOE and The UDP! By Musa Saidykhan April 19, 2016 Courtesy of KairoNews What is happening in The Gambia is an egregious crime against defenceless citizens by the murderous tyrant Yaya Jammeh – a man who has imposed himself on the people. Despite conducting sham elections many times. HE knows very well that[Read More…]

by May 3, 2017 Politics
History Revisited

History Revisited

I like Baba Jobe greatly as an indivudual. As opposed to let us say Amadou Samba, Baba was an easy going and very simple down-to-earth individual. In Soma we would sit on the floor and eat simple Benechin and anyone could walk up and share the food – and talk to Baba. That was simplicity. I believe that if Baba[Read More…]

by May 1, 2017 Politics