A Personal View
How to minimise Bribery and Corruption for the successful delivery of Infrastructure & Construction Projects
The incidence of bribery and corruption in business is not new and like older professions such as prostitution and money-lending, has been with us since time immemorial.
It is difficult to define bribery and corruption but one knows it immediately it surfaces. The best way to describe it is the secrecy around which it takes place and the understanding that no one talks about it outside of closed doors.
The scenario is even more rampant in the construction industry and it is here I want to provide some guidelines to the new government on how to minimise if not eradicate the mal-practice.
The end of an era!!
Two scores and two- Gambians have spoken!!
By Baaba Sillah mu Sabel
No single epoch in history has ever led tidily on to another. Each era, carries with it a burden of the past, a mentality, perhaps, a set of paradigms, ideas, values, sets of beliefs even bits and bobs of an outmoded mode of production. Such changes, Continue reading
I’m trying to figure out how Yahya Jammeh is doing these days. He only has two weeks left in State House. Here is a man who has built an incredible life around leadership. He loves the position of president. Now that he’s leaving makes it excruciatingly painful for him. Continue reading
I have searched for ways of writing directly to the President of The Gambia and be sure that he will read my message but to no avail. Using this medium is the most certain way that I know my message will be heard.
I would first take this opportunity to acknowledge the efforts of the President of the Republic of the Gambia on the developments the Gambia has realised in the areas of education, healthcare, transportation and communication. Continue reading
In Solidarity with the people of Kartong
Kindly grant me space to express my utmost solidarity with the people of Kartong in their quest to bring to the notice of the authorities the threat of ecological and environmental damage facing our village. I also wish to seize this chance to express my condolences to the family of MomodouLaminJatta; Continue reading