Tag: corruption

Editorial, News, Opinion

Tobaski calls for The Gambia’s citizens to offer dedicated service, as corruption has significantly harmed the welfare of its populace

Eid Al-Adha (Tobaski) calls for The Gambia’s citizens to offer dedicated service, as corruption has significantly harmed the welfare of its populace. It is a time for all to reaffirm their dedication to the nation’s betterment. Alagi Yorro Jallow. Eid Al-Adha (Tobaski) calls for loyal service from the citizens of […]

News, Opinion, Politics

Corruption: The Chichidodo Bird as a Machiavellian Symbol in Politics

Fatoumatta: Ghanian author Ayi Kwei Armah, in ‘The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born’ (1968), describes the chichidodo bird that detests excrement profoundly but feeds solely on maggots, which thrive best within a lavatory. This paradoxical behavior symbolizes the bird. The chichidodo, native to parts of Ghana, abhors human waste […]

Legal Matters, News

3 senior Government officials charged with corruption

PRESS STATEMENT INDICTMENTS FILED AGAINST SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS IN CONNECTION WITH 2018 GLOBAL FUNDS GRANT TO THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH BANJUL, 11TH DAY OF OCTOBER 2023: 1. The Attorney General’s Chambers and the Ministry of Justice has officially filed an indictment against three senior officials from the Ministry of Health […]

Human Rights, News, Opinion

National Assembly should enact the Public Officers’ Declaration of Assets, Liabilities & Business Interests & the Anti-Corruption Commission Law

The Gambia needs a new caliber of leadership at all levels. The nation needs competent and honest politicians who operate with integrity and are not simply driven by vengeance, personal gain, or the desire to remain in office for life. These political leaders must be judged based on their capability, […]