Author: Alagi Yorro Jallow

Editorial, News, Opinion, Sports

Analysis: In a country renowned for its impressive democratic credentials, the absence of a FIFA-approved stadium results in the loss of its enchanting football magic for hosting home matches

Fatoumatta: In a country renowned for its impressive democratic credentials, the absence of a FIFA-approved stadium results in the loss of its enchanting football magic for hosting home matches. It is disheartening that The Gambia, a nation passionate about football, lacks even one FIFA-approved stadium to host home matches and […]

Good Book, Opinion

Good Book: The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

By John Perkins.Review by Alagi Yorro Jallow.“The New Confessions” delves into the sinister expansion of power by economic hit men and jackals, revealing their impact in the United States and globally. It’s a striking, courageous book that sheds light on current crises and provides strategies to confront them. John Perkins […]

Editorial, News, Opinion

The 2024 population census and the voting rights of the Gambian diaspora hold critical significance, with their marginalization posing a grave issue

Mamudu: The marginalization of the Gambian diaspora in the 2024 population census and their voting rights is a significant concern. The Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS) plans to conduct a digital population and housing census from May 25 to June 14, 2024, to collect data on the demographic, social, and […]

Human Rights, News, Opinion

Analysis: The prevalence of government demolitions of illegal structures, alongside the legal counterclaims by citizens regarding their properties and public properties, highlights issues of heavy-handed law enforcement

Part I Alagi Yorro Jallow Fatoumatta: Property rights are constitutionally safeguarded in The Gambia. The Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, 1997, in Chapter IV concerning the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms, explicitly provides for the Protection from Deprivation of Property in Section 22. This section guarantees that […]