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On this wonderful day I say a Happy Women’s Day to all the women of the Gambia and women around the world. Special mention goes to my daughter, my wife and my mother. We celebrate the women...

No one can read the works and words of Thomas Isidore Noel Sankara and fail to conclude that the late president of Burkina Faso was a certifiable feminist. From his unmistakable ode to women “Women’s...

First things first: The National Assembly is the embodiment of our collective sovereignty, power and voice! We cannot and must not allow anyone to violate, ridicule or weaken our National Assembly. Let...

In a society of values and in moral vocabulary, respect for human rights is seen as a matter of morality and practice of ethical standards. Rights and justice can be asserted, demanded or stood upon....

Corruption, for a long time, has been the wheel driving the Gambian economy, bringing illicit comfort to many lives and pursuits. There can be no doubt that the current and past political dispensations...

Chimamanda Adichie is brilliant and a gift to Africa and I love the ethos of her literary oeuvre and cultural identity but why Is Chimamanda now wearing a garb that fittingly describes her as a second...

At first I was appalled and angry, then it dawned on me that I should understand her. We win when we understand. The bashing the First Lady of Sierra Leone is receiving for her comments on FGM and her...

Hamad Omar Sallah The National Assembly is a coequal branch of government. It makes the laws of the land and by implication, has sole, unfettered ability to whip the Executive into shape especially when...

“The protection of minorities is vitally important; and even the most orthodox of us may find himself in a minority someday, so that we all have an interest in restraining the tyranny of majorities.”–...

In his play “The Gods Are Not To Blame”, Ola Rotimi warned that the mouth must chew with caution until the bad tooth is removed. About the mouth and bad teeth, a battle line seem to be drawn...