In 2016, seven political parties and Independent presidential aspirant came together to form a coalition. Adama Barrow was from the UDP and according to their agreement had to resign and stand as an independent candidate. He won the 1 December 2016 presidential election and was sworn in on 18 February 2017. Continue reading
El Malick Faal
The Revolution of the people continues
Which no retrogressive forces could discontinue
For it draws its strength from the people’s Will
To cure the country of its many ills
It moves along steadily day by day
Smashing all barriers on its way
It bulldozes old structures into dust and clay
And paves further its broad highway
The 2nd Republic- Republic of Paradox
Autocratic, they claimed to be solid like rocks
They condemned colonialism to demonstrate bravery Continue reading
There is a notable element in the composition of the High Court as provided for in S.131 (1) creates a conflict between the role of the Chief Justice as a Judge of the Supreme Court and his role as a Judge of the High Court. Continue reading
Sankung Papa Susso, EdD.
Professor of Education
Touro College and University System
Happy birthday The Gambia, Continue reading
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.