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President Barrow has right to respond to critics
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President Barrow has right to respond to critics

Democratic dispensation does not preclude elected officials and leaders from making their case to the public either in the form of clarification or debunking unfair and misleading criticisms directed at them. In doing so, politicians carefully choose their audience and platform to deliver their rebuttal for effective dissemination and maximum […]

Barrow needs to educate himself
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Barrow needs to educate himself

President Adama Barrow’s cognitive biases in his poor political trajectory have always been stocked in him. A sober president would have directed our attention to the ravages of poverty that is wrecking the fabric of our Gambian society and persuasively advance ways of changing that situation. Barrow is instead caught […]

Gambian man faces murder charges in New Zealand
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Gambian man faces murder charges in New Zealand

A jury has been impaneled in New Zealand in the trial of a Gambian man accused of murdering Christchurch sex worker Renee Larissa Duckmanton. Sainey Marong, a 33-year-old butcher from the Christchurch suburb of Ilam who is originally from The Gambia, denies murdering Duckmanton whose burned body was found on […]

Company battling corruption accusation wins bid to print Gambia’s national documents
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Company battling corruption accusation wins bid to print Gambia’s national documents

Semlex, a Belgian-own company battling corruption allegations in many African countries, has won the bid to make Gambia’s identification cards and passports. Semlex made the bidding with the Gambian-own Prestine company whose contract with Gambia government reportedly expired in 2004. Gambia’s Justice Minister Abubakar Tambadou told journalists on Wednesday that […]