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The Gambia has been independent for fifty-four years. We no longer have the excuses that we are new to the game or just starting out or that we should be allowed our growing pains. All of that is barking...

The country’s first generation of leaders battled to give the Gambia that date February 18, 1965 declared as Independence Day, the Gambia as a constitutional monarchy remained part of the British Commonwealth...

My fellow countrymen and women, today we stand tall, proud and free, thanks to our forefathers and mothers who risked their lives and all for the freedom you and I enjoy today. I always wondered what...

The Brexit negotiations seem to be collapsing under the combined onslaught of the Brussels bureaucrats and the UK free marketeers, who are using the Irish backstop as leverage to tip the negotiations...

Her first marriage to a white man was abusive and unpleasant. Philip claimed he loved her but robbed her of her abundant resources. She was glad to divorce him to marry one of her own kind. An adulterer...

The paragraph below in my last paper was misunderstood by certain readers who interpreted it as if I was only talking about 2nd Lt. Sana Sabally; they therefore couldn’t understand how he “didn’t...

The Gambia’s political leadership is weighed in the balance and found wanting since the country gained independence in 1965. Without peaceful power alternation and presidential term limits of fifty-four...

Based on the testimony of the police witnesses at the Truth, Reconciliation & Reparations Commission (TRRC) one could notice their common distinctive position of having prior knowledge of the Gambia...

A good anthropology is critical for good policy. Politics is where “what is good” is argued. Politics is a life and death struggle. I believe some of you mistakenly believe that politics is a moral...

I concluded my last paper, on this series of chronicling my experience of The Gambia’s July 22nd 1994 military takeover, at the offices of the Vice President and Minister of Defence of the Republic of...