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Commentary On The Constitutional Debate

BY HALIFA SALLAH, PART 10 How are Muslim and Christian faiths catered for in the 1997 Constitution? Are the safeguards adequate or inadequate? What reforms...

Gambia As Case Study In Balancing The Powers Of Religion And...

COMMENTARY BY HALIFA SALLAH, PART 9 Incontrovertible evidence has been given to prove beyond doubt that the Gambia has always had a constitution which is...

Separation Of Power Of Religion And Power Of The State Under...

POLITICAL COMMENTARY BY HALIFA SALLAH, PART 8 Constitutions do not drop from the sky. They speak the language of context and content. They are not...

Human and Group Rights under a Mundane Constitution

COMMENTARY BY HALIFA SALLAH PART 7 The three Constitutions of the Gambia which came into being as a result of a referendum could rightly be...

Constitutional Law And The Type Of Constitutions Of The Gambia

Commentary By Halifa Sallah, Part 6 Knowledgeable people do not invent reality to show their wisdom. They study reality to know the nature and characteristic...

Is The 1997 Constitution A Sacred Or Mundane Text?

COMMENTARY BY HALIFA SALLAH PART 5 Context is a derivative that influences content in a constitutional review exercise. The focus of this intervention is to...

How To Get The Constitution That Muslims And Christians Want Without...

Commentary Part 2 Should Muslims and Christians be in different camps in drafting the Constitution of the Third Republic? The answer is in the negative. Every...

In Pursuit Of The Mission Of Promoting National...

COMMENTARY 1 Halifa Sallah The angry overtones between Muslims and Christians have died down and this is the time for sober reflections. It is important for scholars...

Halifa’s Letter To Governors, Municipal Chief Executives

The Urgency to Convene First Meeting Of The Councils   Section 9 A of the Local Government Act states: “           (1) A Local Government Council shall stand dissolved ninety...

An African, a Gambian and a Christian

I have searched for ways of writing directly to the President of The Gambia and be sure that he will read my message but...

Ban on Girl Child Circumcision (Female Genital Mutilation)

Sukuta, Kombo North The health community in The Gambia certainly welcomes the announcement on the ban on female circumcision as it will contribute to the...

In Solidarity with the people of Kartong

Dear Editor, In Solidarity with the people of Kartong Kindly grant me space to express my utmost solidarity with the people of Kartong in their quest...