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The President Addresses The National Assembly: Has He Answered Your Concerns?

When a President speaks, everyone must take interest to find out whether he has offered possible solutions to one’s concerns.  COVID-19 is the enemy. How...

What Did Speaker Denton tells the National Assembly members on the...

In her opening remarks, the Speaker indicated that she would like to inform the members the issue raised by the member for Serrekunda regarding...

Security Of Schools Serrekunda School In Need Of Protection

Burglar proof windows are no longer means to secure offices in many schools. SerreKunda Lower Basic School is no exception. A burglary case is...

WILL THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BECOME MEDIA UNFRIENDLY?

Parliaments are seen all over the world to be close to the common people of the world. This is precisely because members of Parliament...

Mali Is The Litmus Test On How To Put An End...

West Africa has been plagued with coup d’états and uprisings by armed opposition forces that sought seize executive power through the barrel of the gun. Charles...

Ecomig In The gambia Compared To The Confederal Security Forces Of...

In 1981 a strange type of military takeover took place which was different from the classic coup d’états carried out by armed forces which...

Community Transmission Of Covid-19 Increasing Are You A Concerned Gambian?

The Epidemiological and disease control unit has clearly indicated that, since 17th March 2020, the number of cases has risen to 3275, by 6th...

The Weakness Of Non – State Institutions For Social Justice

A Democratic State requires state and non- state institutions aimed at safeguarding the rights of the people. Take the American Civil Liberties Union as an...

The Draft Constitution, The National Assembly And The Referendum

The 1965 and 1970 Constitutions were drafted under the direction and control of  the Colonial administration  and handed over to the Gambian leaders on...

The Month Of September Should Be The Defining Month For The...

The draft Constitution has been published in the Gazette and the Bill entitled has been circulated to the National Assembly. It is reported that it...

The President Of A Country With The Second Highest Life Expectancy...

Japan is recorded as a country with the second highest life expectancy in the world. Life expectancy in Japan is 84.67 years.  This is...

Dying Earlier Than Expected Better Living Standards Should Lead To Longer...

As one reads Newspapers or listen to the obituaries in the electronic media, one would come across the names of  Imam Tafsir Gaye, Imam  ...

Are there Unbailable Offences Under Gambian Law?

The 1997 Constitution of the Gambia has made all offences bailable in the Gambia. In fact, this is what made it possible for the leader...

The Enforcement Of Covid-19 Regulations And The Human Rights Commission

A state must have guards and fences aimed at protecting the fundamental rights of the citizens. One of the guards that should be playing...

The 15 Million Grant To Media Houses

The Ministry of information is engaged in consultation with GPU and the Newspaper Publishers Association on how to make the disbursement of the grant...

The IEC, Covid-19 And The Niamina West By Elections

National Assembly Elections for Niamina West and Council Elections for a number of wards are still waiting to be conducted. The Calendar of the...

The Government Should Not Accept Deportation Of Gambians During The Pandemic

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs should try to convince foreign governments to treat Gambians abroad whom they aim to deport as displaced persons who...

Who Will Help To Unite The United States Of America?

From the unity of states to the unity of the people The caging of the citizens of the united states by COVID 19 has been...

The Red Cross Is Leading The Way In NGO Response To...

The initiative of the Health Committee of the National Assembly in encouraging the red- cross to fumigate the Assembly hall, the offices of media...

Do We Have A Lockdown Or Shut Down Of Activity In...

The Association of Local Government Authorities, including the Mayoress of Banjul has called for a lockdown. What is concretely meant by lockdown is yet...