Today, February 25 is a sad day indeed for not only Senegal but also indeed for the West Africa region and thereby for Africa as a whole that the people of Senegal cannot go to voting booths to elect their next president. It is indeed not only a blow to democracy […]
The history of the Gambia is a remarkable story of perseverance, unity, and determination. The Protectorate People Society, which later became the Protectorate People’s Party (PPP), was formed in 1957 by marginalized individuals from the protectorate living in Bathurst (now Banjul). They joined forces to improve their welfare and support […]
The unconstitutional postponement of the presidential election by Pres. Macky Sall and endorsed by the National Assembly should be received with deep concern as to what lies ahead for the future of democracy and good governance in Africa. A continent already reeling under immense and widespread poverty, state-generated conflicts and […]
The Gambia is a Democracy. Let the Majority Govern and the Opposition Oppose: Why A National Dialogue and What Makes or Breaks National Dialogues?
Fatoumatta: Ross Perot once said, “If you see a snake, just kill it. Do not appoint a committee on snakes”. Gambians are either setting up a committee or organizing a conference for everything. This is why we will be stuck in one spot for a long time and left behind […]