September will be the decisive month. All the presidential candidates who are to contest against Jammeh would be declaring their candidature in September. The signs are on the horizon. Committees of political parties are meeting more frequently. Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
HAS ANY INTER-PARTY COALITION BEEN FORMED SO FAR TO PROSECUTE THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION?
The answer is in the negative. There are eight opposition parties in The Gambia, in alphabetical order one has the GDC whose presidential candidate is Mama Kandeh; Continue reading
Sarjo Camara Singateh
The Banjul High Court yesterday 30th August 2016 rejected the bail application of the former Managing Director of Gambia National Petroleum Company (GNPC) Mr. Momodou O.S Badjie, who is now on trial.
Justice Ogar Edward Eneji, the vacation judge, in his ruling before a jam-packed court room of family members, loved ones and sympathizer, said the bail application made by the counsel of the applicant has no merit and he decided to dismiss it. Continue reading
By MUHAMMED S. BAH
Two of the main GSM service providers in the country have indicated that they have nothing to do with the blocking of the social media applications such as Whatsapp, IMO and skype.
Africell and Qcell have both made it clear that they are not responsible for the social media services and have not done anything to block access by the users in The Gambia as is being experienced now by subscribers. Continue reading
In this edition of Women And Development we will bring you the challenges that a rural woman faces in farming and livelihood. Borry Sambou is my interviewee, she hails from Kuntaur, Central River Region North.
Borry Sambou engages in rice cultivation. She said that her experience is similar to women in an urban setting. She referred to experiences relating to feeding the family, househould chores, ‘community resonsibilities’, Continue reading