Back in 2009 at the launching of the Q-Cell head office on Kairaba, sitting in the audience I can still clearly recall getting angry and barely being able to contain that anger when I heard Yaya say something along these line; “When I say that the sky is the limit for the Gambians, I mean… Continue reading Babilimansa; The Vengeful Egomaniac
The People Will Resist ‘Democracy’
If we lose sight of, or fail to deeply reflect on the evolution of politics and governance systems in Africa, we only create room for replacing one authoritarian leader with another. As long as we cite western value systems as models in our quest to strengthen democracy, the people will resist that encroachment on their… Continue reading The People Will Resist ‘Democracy’
The Culmination Of Yahya Jammeh’s Schemes – A Defeated Tyrant And A Nation United
Seeing the multitude of Gambians that thronged the streets; old and young, men and women, all visibly elated at the return of President Adama Barrow’s from Senegal is further testament to the relief the Gambians felt at seeing Yahya Jammeh’s back. Just as it obtained during the campaign season leading up the elections of December… Continue reading The Culmination Of Yahya Jammeh’s Schemes – A Defeated Tyrant And A Nation United
How To Defeat A Tyrant
The Gambia, little Gambia that one of my Ghanaian friends calls “Gambia Village” has done it to the collective delight and admiration of most Africans. Determination, mass mobilization, and grassroots engagement are the watchwords. Above all, a sustained and relentless push back from the diaspora Gambians, who for the longest time have refused to be… Continue reading How To Defeat A Tyrant
Let Your Voice Be Heard – VOTE!
As the campaign officially kicks off today, it is imperative that we remind each other of what is at stake for The Gambia and her peoples. This is especially so for those inclined to maintaining the status quo. The past five years have added to the list of victims of tyranny; families who never saw… Continue reading Let Your Voice Be Heard – VOTE!
Do Not Subvert The Will of The People
My fellow Gambians,It is no longer feasible to stay on the sidelines and remain indifferent to the state of affairs in The Gambia. Every human condition reaches its tipping point at some stage, the time to stem the tide against tyranny and one man rule in The Gambia is now. It behooves us all to… Continue reading Do Not Subvert The Will of The People