Adama Barrow, African Traditions, African Values., Coalition 2016, Gambian Coalition, Governance, Lawyer Ousainou Darboe

Your Mistakes Do Not Define Who You Are

We can all agree that when despair and distress strikes, we should empathize and be moved to action to better the conditions of those in distress as quickly as we can. In this lies the disappointment many felt towards the government, especially the National Disaster Management Committee. Granted the chief executive was indisposed at the… Continue reading Your Mistakes Do Not Define Who You Are

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Hon. Halifa; Is It Gratifying?

There have been claims made during the campaign season for the recently concluded National Assembly elections that if the parties to the Tactical Alliance approach did not win a combined majority in the National Assembly, then the Barrow-led coalition government will have an antagonistic assembly to contend with, which if challenged could impeach him. Are… Continue reading Hon. Halifa; Is It Gratifying?

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The Tribal Undertones Aren’t So Subtle Anymore

“You can’t have an understanding with a man like that [Jawara]. He never means anything he says. He’s a liar. He’s a rascal – low born and low bred. You see, the PPP are all Mandinka people, and Mandinkas only understand money, meat and groundnuts. They are all lazy. Character and honor is meaningless to… Continue reading The Tribal Undertones Aren’t So Subtle Anymore

Adama Barrow, Coalition 2016, Democracy, Dictatorship, New Gambia, Pan-Africanism, The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, Yaya Jammeh

Yahya Jammeh’s Schemes To Cling Unto Power And His Downfall

Earning the people’s trust was a critical component of setting the stage for Yahya’s takeover of everything Gambian. How did he do that? Yahya Jammeh capitalized on our highly held Gambian values to serve his needs and then turned them on their heads. He will use our religion and religious leaders, use our elders and… Continue reading Yahya Jammeh’s Schemes To Cling Unto Power And His Downfall

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Why Yahya Does Not Want To Leave

When a 29 year old army lieutanaunt and his cohorts stormed the Gambian national stage uninvited in 1994, the reason was to fulfill their oath to “defend the Gambia from enemies both domestic and foreign.” The PPP government of Sir Dawda Jawara that led The Gambia to independence in 1965 was that enemy within. They… Continue reading Why Yahya Does Not Want To Leave

Adama Barrow, Coalition 2016, Democracy, Ubuntu, Yaya Jammeh

Battle For The Soul Of The Gambia

In the past weeks calls have been made that have only been intensified in the past days. These calls are calls for people to get out and exercise their civic duty. Anyone not in denial will acknowledge the changing tides in the Gambian political landscape.The ball is in your court as APRC supporters to deliver… Continue reading Battle For The Soul Of The Gambia

Adama Barrow, Coalition 2016, Democracy, The Gambia, Tyranny, Yaya Jammeh

Let Your Voice Be Heard – VOTE!

As the campaign officially kicks off today, it is imperative that we remind each other of what is at stake for The Gambia and her peoples. This is especially so for those inclined to maintaining the status quo. The past five years have added to the list of victims of tyranny; families who never saw… Continue reading Let Your Voice Be Heard – VOTE!

Adama Barrow, Coalition 2016, Democracy, The Gambia, Tyranny, Yahya Jammeh

Do Not Subvert The Will of The People

My fellow Gambians,It is no longer feasible to stay on the sidelines and remain indifferent to the state of affairs in The Gambia. Every human condition reaches its tipping point at some stage, the time to stem the tide against tyranny and one man rule in The Gambia is now. It behooves us all to… Continue reading Do Not Subvert The Will of The People