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Imposition – the European Union’s value imposition on Africa

Africa has a million problems, multiply that by the prevalence of inept leadership and you have a billion problems but being gay is not one of them. In African culture, until very recently, (last two decades) public display of affection, even between married couples is awkward at best if not laughed at mockingly or viewed… Continue reading Imposition – the European Union’s value imposition on Africa

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What is Senegal’s end goal in The Gambia – Part II

With Yaya Jammeh ousted and The Gambia now saddled with an even more inexperienced and naïve president elected in 2016, Senegal can play its cards right this time around; right under the unsuspecting nose of Barrow who was first sworn in as president at the Gambian embassy in Senegal. Adama Barrow is presenting Senegal with… Continue reading What is Senegal’s end goal in The Gambia – Part II

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What is Senegal’s end goal in The Gambia – Part I

What is factual and will always remain true is that the two strips of land on either side of the majestic river Gambia are of indispensable strategic importance to Senegal. Having those two strips of land being a different independent sovereign entity that divide your country into two is a nuisance that any nation would… Continue reading What is Senegal’s end goal in The Gambia – Part I

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Separation of religion and state, misunderstood?

Separation of church (religion) and state is a very common phrase that is never far from political discourse.  Despite its ubiquitous use, it is a very highly misunderstood phrase, if not the most misunderstood phrase. Like everything else around us, the phrase has an origin. As far as modern political discourse goes, its origin is… Continue reading Separation of religion and state, misunderstood?

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Secular or non-secular; much ado about nothing

The premise of the argument is that The Gambia has taken on a Muslim identity in its culture and state affairs. To allay the fears of the Christian minority, the Gambia Christian Council is advocating for the insertion of the word ‘secular’ in the new constitution currently in draft thereby declaring The Gambia a secular… Continue reading Secular or non-secular; much ado about nothing

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How Edward Singhateh is determined to walk free

Edward Singhateh In the history of criminal justice there are hundreds of wrongfully convicted people, which in other words mean criminals were acquitted or never charged. The reason for this, among other things is the fact that there was not enough evidence to proof beyond reasonable doubt that an accused person committed or did not… Continue reading How Edward Singhateh is determined to walk free