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Former Gambia Marine Unit – now Gambia Navy – Commander Mahmoud. B. Sarr was the officer chosen from the Gambia Armed Forces and sent to the USA in April 1994 to join the USS Lamour County battleship....

In my last paper I started by shedding light on my activities as a military staff officer at the time of the July 22nd military takeover. I briefly discussed my general duties in that office and the specific...

The July 22, 1994 coup d’etat found me serving the Gambia National Army (GNA) as the military staff/liaison officer at the Gambia Ministry of Defence located at the State House in Banjul. The position...

A man’s ability may be great or small, but if he has this spirit, he is already noble-minded and pure, a man of moral integrity and above vulgar interests, a man who is of value to the people: Death,...

History has not been kind in its account of the events that follow every regime change. The Republic of the Gambia has been destroyed by its past of regimes that have been riddled with corruption linked...

(JollofNews) – It is quite possible that most car owners and drivers would welcome the likelihood of the traffic police coming up with a more presentable driver’s license as opposed to the old...

(JollofNews) – If on the first day Pres. Barrow had closed down the NIA and put all officers on administrative leave pending investigation of this notorious institution today we would not be faced...

(JollofNews) – Money and material loss quickly comes to mind whenever people talk about 20 years misrule in Gambia. By good account of time and human capital cost since the advent of military dictatorship,...

The Gambia is at a crossroads. It needs new faces and thinking. Gambians may choose to think “inside the box,” outside the box,” or perhaps more boldly still, think “without a box.” Now is the...

Political discourse in the Gambia is causing noise pollution of a different kind. But it is as harmful for Gambian democracy as it is for the health of politicians and political parties. Allegations and...