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Our Emotionally Charged Nation

We decried Yaya for exactly the same reason, that he ruled based on his whims; a typical Gambian if you ask me. Those he favored or those who benefitted from him never saw him for the monster he was.They blamed his victims. Reason, logic, process and procedure; these are concepts that are meaningless and it… Continue reading Our Emotionally Charged Nation

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Jor-Kaa Binibo – Capturing The Essence of a Tradition (Snippet)

Article 6 of the Manding Charter (Kurugan Fuga) incorporates the concept of working for one’s subsistence in its provisions thus; To win the battle of prosperity, the general system of supervision has been established to fight against laziness and idleness. Article 32 further states; There are five ways to acquire property [wealth]: buying, donation, exchange,… Continue reading Jor-Kaa Binibo – Capturing The Essence of a Tradition (Snippet)

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President Barrow’s Heart Is In A Good Place

In our assessment of the Barrow Presidency thus far, some of us have claimed a lack of foresight, clear vision, determination, or strength in leadership due to the seeming chaotic nature of how things are. Some yet, still appalled at the retention of some “enablers” form the past dispensation. But in a rare insight, perhaps… Continue reading President Barrow’s Heart Is In A Good Place