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The National Assembly Strengthening Its Oversight Role

The National Assembly, yesterday, witnessed a landmark event which was occasioned by the issuing of a statement by the member for Serrekunda asking the...

Security Has A Soft Part And A Hard Part

A state must have a security apparatus to protect life and property. Those who carry out such functions are frontline defenders of the interest...

Arrests After Demonstration

THE WAY FORWARD The granting of permit to human rights activists to hold processions and demonstrations in promotion of causes of their choice have been...

Covid-19 And The Declaration Of A State Of Emergenccy

On 30th June 2020, the following motion was supposed to be tabled before the National Assembly  for the National Assembly  to consider and approve...

The National Aseembly Is The Law-Making Authority Of The Land

Section 100 of the Constitution establishes the law-making powers of the National Assembly. Law making starts by introducing Bills to be scrutinised and passed...

FINANCING PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS IN THE USA

LESSON FOR THE GAMBIA Despite the wealth of the Candidate of the Republican Party who is currently the President of the United States, both he...

Technocrats Survive By Professionalism And Not By Parochialism

One of the saddest realities in Gambian society is to have former men and women of state affairs participating in parochial discourse and pollute...

The Right To Hot Pursuit

The incursion made by Senegalese forces into Gambian has been a subject of public discussion. The porous Gambian border with its only neighbour has...

What Gambians Should Be Talking About

The vast majority of young people are either unemployed or underemployed. They move about daily in search of work to earn an income or...

Externalisation Of A Criminal Justice System Pros And Cons

The establishment of an International Criminal Court was motivated by the growth of impunity during the late eighties and beyond when state power was...

Some Personalities Are Without Universal Radars

Gambia has passed the stage where people use social pressure to enhance or hinder social values. Values require education. Those who are convinced of...

The Publication Of The Constitution Of The Republic Of The Gambia...

A Bill to promulgate The Constitution of the Republic of the Gambia 2020 has been published in Gazette number 30 of 28th May 2020. The...

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY MEETS TODAY ...

The state of the Nation address is yet to be delivered this year. COVID-19 is yet to be put behind us. The programme in...

State Of Public Emergency Where The Powers Of The Executive...

START AND STOP A state of emergency was declared to take effect from 19 May 2020. Since the National Assembly was not in session the...

No One Has Power To Seize Your Right To Property. Know...

Frustrations are being expressed by many people over claims of land being in the possession of those who did not  acquire them from the...

FOCUS ON THE COURTS

The place of last resort for justice are the courts. They are the Harbinger of a democratic order that allow no room for abuse...

How Functional Is The Lands Commission?

For 55 years since the Gambia was declared a self -governing territory, the people are generally ignorant of the land tenure system in the...

Bombshell From The Courts

The decision made by the courts to make nominated National Assembly members completely Independent of the Executive, in the Ya kumba Jaiteh case, signals...

BORDERS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE CLOSED ...

The COVID-19 Emergency Regulations which came into force as of 19th May 2020 states under Regulation 27 Sub- Regulation 1 that the land sea...

Is The US Being Robbed Of Moral Authority By Its...

The picture is horrific. No human being can look at it for a second without tears visiting the eye. The insensitivity of the policeman...