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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The Gambia’s Pathway to Prosperity

Good Morning, honored guests, ladies and gentlemen. I would like to express my appreciation to Minister Njie for the kind introduction. It is a pleasure to be here today in Banjul to speak to such a distinguished audience at this moment of new possibilities...

Meet Binta Badjie, 2019 Mandela Washington Fellow

Binta Badjie is an inspiring disability rights activist with a good track record of leadership and community engagement.  She bagged a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and Labor Management from the American International University in The Gambia.  Binta identifies herself as a deaf woman. ...

Ambassador Paschall, and Imam Ratib Discuss Tolerance and Transitional Justice

Ambassador Paschall led a delegation of the United States Army Chaplains in a discussion with the senior members of the Banjul Muslim Elders’ Committee and the Imam of King Fahad Mosque, the main mosque in Banjul. The Committee discussed religious freedom, co-existence, the role of...

Cabinet introduced to Strategic Policy Delivery Department

Gambia - State House, 18th May 2019 – State House, 17th May 2019 President Barrow told his cabinet to cooperate with the newly established Department of Strategic Policy Delivery as he monitors the implementation of the National Development Plan. Presiding over a Special Cabinet session...

South Africa’s biggest electoral losers: Say goodbye to the minnows, outsiders, underdogs and chancers

With the picture of electoral results beginning to emerge into crisper focus on Thursday night, little wonder that some of South Africa’s smaller parties were demanding a re-run of elections. It is now all but certain that a number of the 2019 elections’ most...

EFF scored bigg-ish in the elections, now the hard and difficult work begins

As the EFF grows, and its parliamentary caucus gets bigger, so the party’s internal tensions and contradictions will increase, just like any other political party. And the glue that holds it all together is Julius Malema – what happens if he ends up neutralised...

Will The Gambia be a turning point for AU peace efforts?

After struggling to achieve results, the African Union is taking a different approach to post-conflict reconstruction in The Gambia. Despite having policy on post-conflict reconstruction and development since 2006, the African Union (AU) has long struggled to turn this into a practical and effective tool. Recent initiatives...

BP enters Gambia with exploration deal in disputed A1 block

BP was awarded the license to the A1 block, the Gambian government said late on Tuesday, a deal which comes as producers seek to emulate oil and gas finds in neighboring Senegal and Mauritania that have attracted oil majors from across the globe. The A1...

Manifesto Of The Opposition Coalition 2016 – Gambia

1. INTRODUCTION A People-Centered State administration requires appropriate constitutional and institutional developments complemented by appropriate policies, strategic plans, programs and projects aimed at improving the general well-being of the citizenry. Disregard of constitutional provisions aimed at protection of the citizenry and lack of financial discipline...

Key human rights concerns highlighted in a meeting with President Barrow

Children as young as 15 languish in prison without trial Restrictive laws still prevent peaceful protest and criticism of authorities Three people sentenced to death in 2018 During a meeting with President Adama Barrow in the capital Banjul today, Amnesty International delegates noted the...

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