Sulayman Makalo on 16th May

By D. A. Jawo It is indeed quite sad as well as embarrassing to many Gambians keenly following the socio-political events in the Gambia. It is quite hard to see how President Yahya Jammeh can wriggle out of the tight corner that his confrontational brand of politics has put him and the only option apparently now left to him is to call it quits before...

Sulayman Makalo on 13th May

Sam: Dear readers, I was not going to dignify the perpetrator of this recording circulating on social media but after...

Sulayman Makalo on 29th Apr

By D. A. Jawo There are all indications that the Gambia is drifting towards a very dangerous path, while those in authority...

Momodou Ndow
Sulayman Makalo on 24th Apr

Well Done In the front end you make all these promises, but in the back end you pile money up to the sky. Well done! You’ve...

Sulayman Makalo on 22nd Apr

Since taking power in a bloodless coup in 1994, Yahya Jammeh has presided over the worst dictatorship you’ve never...

Sulayman Makalo on 21st Apr

In the past days, hundreds of Gambians have gone out on the streets calling for the authoritarian state to undergo democratic...

Sulayman Makalo on 19th Apr

Once again, our African institutions have failed us, with both the African Union and Ecowas keeping so mute over the...

Gambian Journalist, Baboucarr Ceesay
Sulayman Makalo on 10th Apr

With resolution and cheerfulness Students prepared their banners The words “freedom” and “justice” fluttered...

Sulayman Makalo on 23rd Feb

Omar Bah likes to say he fled the smallest country in Africa to be saved by the smallest state in America. His journey was grueling. When he landed in Rhode Island, in 2007, he didn’t know a soul. Not surprising, since he didn’t know anyone anywhere in the entire United States. He hadn’t even heard of Providence or Rhode Island until the day...

Sulayman Makalo on 07th Feb

In the dark hours of the morning on December 30, 2014, eight men gathered in a graveyard a mile down the road from the...