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It is seven days today since Pres. Barrow relieved Mai Ahmad Fatty from his portfolio of Minister of Interior and assigned the Minister of Justice Tambedou to oversee that ministry. It is necessary to...

Despite the adoption of the word “Occupy” likening their action to “Occupy Wall Street” in the USA, I still maintain my unwavering support and utmost admiration for these young comrades for having...

Note: This article is an abridged version of the fuller article that can be found on a number of online publications. The longer version of this article was published in 2009 and republished in 2016 is...

The drama intensifies…. Getting murkier, more opaque, more muddied and interesting. Former Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty is insisting on his innocence and daring anyone, including the Presidency...

The presumption of innocence is essential — but it should never mean presuming the guilt of the accused. The Gambian justice system, we grant a presumption of innocence in our legal system, but an accuser...

“We will not enjoy development without security, we will not enjoy security without development, and we will not enjoy either without respect for human rights” Report of the Secretary-General, “In...

(JollofNews) – The Gambian police must understand their role in a democracy if our young and fragile democratic dispensation is to be protected and consolidated. The police and other state institutions...

(JollofNews) – A Gambian minister who was sacked on Friday by President Adama Barrow has denied taking bribes from a Belgian company contracted to produce national identity cards in the country. Former...

What the history of the world has taught us is that there has never been freedom and progress in any society without protest. Protest is a tool of empowerment in the hands of ordinary citizens to participate,...

The mistaken idea that human beings can harm or kill others through magical/supernatural means underlies the belief in witchcraft. The idea persists and drives many people across Nigeria and Africa to...