Sulayman Makalo on 07th Feb

Inside a Plot to Overthrow the President of The Gambia

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

Sulayman Makalo on 31st Dec

Gambia: The December 30th Four

By Aisha Dabo People have different approaches to change in The Gambia. Some talk, some write, some tweet, some sing, some resist by uplifting...

Sulayman Makalo on 08th Feb

The Dictators Who Love America

For those of us lucky enough to live in democracies,...

Sulayman Makalo on 19th Jan

Gambia: Under my umbrella

In our daily lives, we use several different objects...

Sulayman Makalo on 21st Dec

Emir of Gambia

Gambia, the tiniest country on mainland Africa is in the grip of...

Saul N’Jie on 14th Dec

Gambia: Our collective fallacy

Out of a sorrowful state of African politics, in this case Gambian...

Anne Petermann on 10th Dec

Confronting climate catastrophe: Direct action is the antidote for despair

Or why the UN is worse than useless I attended my first UN Climate...

Momodou Ndow on 07th Dec

Gambia: Battle of the sexes

Should men and women be treated differently?  When rephrased, this...

Jeffrey Smith on 26th Nov

Premature celebration for Gambia’s FGM ban

The Gambia was thrust into the spotlight this week after the country’s...

Sulayman Makalo on 08th Feb

Gambia: “Someone will get it right”

An anonymous Western diplomat in Banjul stated that Yahya Jammeh will fall to a luckier band of revolutionaries. “At some point, someone...

Sulayman Makalo on 30th Jan

Gambia opposes peacekeepers in Burundi

The West African nation of The Gambia lead African countries that oppose sending peacekeepers to Burundi. The country’s dictator Yahya...

Gambian pro-democracy campaigner Abdoulie Jobe speaking to Gambians in London at an anti-Jammeh protest in front of 10 Downing Street, London. https://s3.amazonaws.com/audio.americanstreetnews.com/Abdoulie+Jobe.mp3Podcast:...

Gambian lawyer Yanks Dabo addressing Gambian’s at a protest in London. Protesters gathered in front of 10 Downing Street, London, home of the British...

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has today released a video detailing torture under the regime of Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia. HRW said that there...

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