Like Jammeh Before, Barrow Tells UN: ‘We Will Not Compromise Democratic Principles’
No Comment 105 Views

Fajara, 15 June 2017 – President Adama Barrow today met with members of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances. The Group operates as part of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva. Chairperson and Rapporteur Houria Es-Slami said that the Group’s primary task was to assist families in determining the fate or whereabouts of their family members who were reportedly disappeared. She explained that they were in The Gambia to meet with stakeholders on a fact finding tour concerning the disappearances of individuals. The Group is meeting with

Read more ...
AD
EDITOR’S DESK / EDITORIAL
The Siege of Qatar

  By Sener Akturk Istanbul—The timing of a significant political development could hardly coincide with a more meaningful anniversary: June 5, 2017, the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, saw Arab autocracies, including the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), Saudi Arabia and Egypt,

Read more ...
AD
Analysis
The Siege of Qatar
No Comment 28 Views

  By Sener Akturk Istanbul—The timing of a significant political development could hardly coincide with a more meaningful anniversary: June 5, 2017, the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, saw Arab autocracies, including the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), Saudi Arabia and Egypt,

Read more ...
INTERVIEW / ECONOMY / OPINION
The Gambia In Retrospect: How Yahya Jammeh Destroyed The Economy
No Comment 300 Views

The performance of the Gambian economy has been lacklustre at best in spite of the glowing and often misleading reports by The World Bank and IMF. The World Bank and IMF often prepare glowing reports on the performance of Gambia’s economy, but contradicting views are apparent through many incontestable indicators; not the least of which is the increased poverty, capital flight, lack of skilled manpower, declining agricultural sector, which has

Read more ...
AD
Categories
DR FOX SAYS
“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.”~ Abraham Lincoln
Posts not found. Pleae config this widget again!

THE VERDICT
FAMILY & GENDER
CULTURE
About the Editor