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The Judiciary Should Safeguard Its Independence

The Constitution has made it abundantly clear that the judiciary should be Independent . Section 144 of the Constitution states: “(1) The Chief Justice shall submit...

Understanding The Budget

The Gambian people must come to terms with the annual process of bringing a budget to the National Assembly for approval. This is based...

Focus On The US

The challenges being faced by the US after the counting of the votes cast during the Presidential elections 2020 is not as complex as...

Counting on the Spot is The Best Way To Prevent Electoral...

When The Elections Act introduced counting at each polling station under section 75 of the Elections act, it became clear that disputes regarding results...

Election Results In The Gambia And The US

The Battle for the Presidency in the USA was between the 77-Year-old Biden and the 74-Year-old Trump. The USA citizens voted for Biden. He...

The Mighty People Of The Earth !!!!

Seemingly mighty presidents and their opponents sit and wait in a state of uneasiness and uncertainty as the votes of the seemingly insignificant people...

Omar Sarjo Personifies The Dilemma Of Statelessness, The Armed Forces Should...

In a disorganized society where births and deaths are not registered, free 12 year education is not guaranteed, residence is not formalized on a...

Who Is Monitoring Electoral Conduct In Niamina West Constituency And Kerr...

The media is constrained in reporting if it is not receiving the observations of Independent monitors of the campaign. The role of the media...

By-Election In Kerr Jarga Ward And Niamina West Constituency: Test Cases...

The media is an amplifier of the voice of the people. During an election media houses should try to provide equal access to contestants...

THE CALL FOR A CONFLICT FREE BY ELECTIONS: The Political Rights...

Each Gambian is a sovereign being with political rights. The National Council for Civic Education is established to enable each Gambian to know his...

What Next For The Draft Constitution?

The draft Constitution is in a state of COMA. The Constitutional Review Commission has held its Press Conference to prepare the ground for the...

How Do We Redress Loss Of Life?

20 Million people in the city of Lagos in Nigeria could not exercise their freedom of movement yesterday because of a lock down. This...

Lesson From Guinea Conakry

Colonialism brought ethnolinguistic groups under colonial rule as subjects of a foreign power. They built schools and created an elite that could speak the...

Some Gambians Have The Tendency To Make Simple Matters Very Complex

At this moment the 1997 Constitution is still in force. No body can repeal it without promulgating another Constitution to replace it.    The draft Constitution...

Does The 1997 Constitution Protect The APRC?

The APRC should not accept to be linked to supporting or opposing a constitution because of the existence of any provision for immunity. What...

The Groundnut Trade Season With 435 Million Dalasis Bail Out Of...

The National Assembly approved a 435 Million Dalasis bail out for GGC as part of the supplementary budget to enable the corporation to settle...

The Debate On Jammeh’s Return To The Gambia

The media and CSO segments are raising the Issue of Jammeh’s return or stay in exile. The question whether Gambia should or should not...

Impasse In The Appointment Of Trade Minister And Uncertainty For Bakary...

The office of a Minister does not go with security of tenure. The President appoints and could terminate without giving any explanation. Those appointed...

The Impasse at the Central Bank and the Way Forward

A President is empowered to appoint any qualified person to be a Minister. Any appointed person could decline an appointment. This should be seen...

Eye On The Central Bank

The Central Bank of the Gambia is the most important financial institution of the country. It is the sole banker of the Government and the...