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The Mandinka ‘problem’

From the very onset of the current administration, some people felt the need to put on a tribal lens through which to view all issues. When the cabinet positions were first announced some took to social media with a head count of how many Mandinkas were assigned ministerial positions, that debate took place online and… Continue reading The Mandinka ‘problem’

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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

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Hon. Halifa Sallah’s heart is in a good place

Hon. Halifa Sallah I have stated it in the past and I still maintain the claim that ideologically speaking, there are two political parties in The Gambia and they are the United Democratic Party (UDP) of Lawyer Ousainou Darboe and the People’s Democratic Organization for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) of Hon. Halifa Sallah. Speaking from… Continue reading Hon. Halifa Sallah’s heart is in a good place

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Is The Gambia heading for another crisis?

On July 22, 1994, Gambia’s long standing democratic space was encroached upon my mutinous soldiers who usurped power after overthrowing the constitutional democracy of over 30 years. This was replaced by two decades of tyranny; murder, torture, rape, disappearances, forced exile of citizens and unmatched corruption. Citizens were cowered into submission, media houses burnt down,… Continue reading Is The Gambia heading for another crisis?