October 06, 2017
Liberia/Gambia: Liscr FC Coach Certificated in Gambia
LISCR FC Coach Tapha Manneh (L) receives a certificate of appreciation from CAF coach instructor and former chairman of GFF normalization committee, Alhaji Sillah Read more »
February 27, 2017
Zimbabwe: America, Beware the Tragic African Experience--Mugabe, Sana Obacha, Idi Amin, Samuel Doe, Yahya Jammeh, Jacob Zuma - Now You Have Donald Trump
It is clear to the world, but most especially to the American people who are experiencing at first hand and with sobering immediacy, that their new President is determined to… Read more »
February 01, 2017
Liberia: Why Didn't Ellen Mention Yahya Jammeh in Her Annual Message? What Is She Up To?
It was so far the most important foreign policy move of her second term--some will argue in her entire administration. Read more »
January 30, 2017
Gambia: Despite His Name, Yahya Turned Out to Be Truly a Bad Boy
It is hard to understand how this happened--how such a good name came to be given to such a man as Yahya Jammeh, the brutal, dictator and tyrannical leader of The Gambia, who was… Read more »
January 23, 2017
West Africa: Without Bloodshed, the Gambia Finally Freed of Jammeh - Ellen, Ecowas Are to Be Highly Commended
Saturday, January 21, 2017 marks the day on which the suffering people of The Gambia were finally freed from the tyranny of their brutal and murderous dictator, Yahya Jammeh. Read more »
January 20, 2017
Liberia: Gambia's New President Sworn-in
Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow was sworn in yesterday at the Gambian Embassy in neighboring Senegal, as longtime leader Yahya Jammeh refused to give up power. Read more »
January 19, 2017
West Africa: The Brink of Ecowas Last Resort to Stop Jammeh
We have often in this column recalled how in 1975 Time Magazine published a cover story on Africa entitled, "In Africa, Things Always Go Backward." Read more »
January 18, 2017
Gambia: Jammeh Is Recruiting Mercenaries - Reports
Mercenaries in Banjul from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali, Casamance, according to Gambian newspaper. Read more »
January 17, 2017
Liberia: 'Gambia's Constitution Must Be Respected'
The Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said that the Constitution… Read more »
January 15, 2017
Liberia: Jammeh, Please Go! You Cannot Fight the World
It is so, so sad that we Africans always--or most of the time--create our own problems, sparking very serious crises and blaming it on others. Read more »
January 13, 2017
Gambia: Senegal 'Ready to Oust Jammeh'
In the face of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's intransigence to the voice of reason to accept defeat as per the December 1, 2016 election results, Senegal has reportedly put its… Read more »
January 10, 2017
Liberia: President Sirleaf, Others End Talks On the Gambia
Presidents Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Muhammadu Buhari and Macky Sall of Liberia, Nigeria and Senegal respectively have ended a one-day meeting in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, aimed at… Read more »
Gambia: Listen to the Voice of Reason, Mr. Jammeh!
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, now Head of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), is scheduled this Friday to lead a high-power delegation to Banjul. The… Read more »
January 09, 2017
Liberia: Yeaten Helping Jammeh?
With less than two weeks to inaugurate Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow, there are reports of former President Charles Taylor's once feared director of elite security service… Read more »
December 22, 2016
West Africa: 'Gambia Should Not Dent Progress of Democracy in West Africa' - Dr. Ibn Chambas
Democracy, which is government by the people, is gradually taking a stronghold in the West African region and The Gambia, which is gradually being plunged into political anarchy… Read more »
December 15, 2016
Gambia: Advocacy Group Urges Yahya Jammeh to Concede for Peace
The Emancipation Movement of Liberia (EMOL) has called on Gambian incumbent President Yahya Jammeh to emulate his Ghanaian counterpart, John Mahama, by conceding defeat in the just… Read more »
West Africa: Strong International Coalition Must Back Ecowas to Resolve Gambian Crisis
From the moment Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh, on the morning of July 22, 1994, led four other lieutenants to overthrow President Sir Dawda Jawara's government and started harassing… Read more »
December 14, 2016
Liberia: Is Jammeh Willing to Go?
The tragic consequences of Presidents who refuse to accept friendly interventions, particularly in West Africa, with references to Presidents Samuel Kanyon Doe and Charles Ghankay… Read more »
December 13, 2016
West Africa: Ellen Leads High-Level Ecowas Delegation to the Gambia Today
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), leads a High-level… Read more »
December 12, 2016
Liberia: Respect Yourself, Your People and the World, President Yahya Jammeh!
The television announcement last Friday by Gambian President Yahya Jammeh that he no longer conceded defeat by President-Elect Adama Barrow in last week's presidential elections… Read more »
Gambia: Obama Must Read the Riot Act to Gambia's Jammeh As George W. Did for Liberia's Taylor
When Gambia's long term ruler and strongman, Yahya Jammeh accepted defeat in the December 1, 2016 elections and gracefully placed a call to the president-elect, Adama Barrow,… Read more »
West Africa: Officials Deny Sirleaf Refused Landing Rights in Banjul
Government officials in Monrovia have vigorously denied a Reuters News Agency report that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African… Read more »
December 05, 2016
Gambia: Gambia 'Free At Last'
-Oppressed Journalists rejoice over end to Jammeh's tyranny Read more »
Africa: Gambia Electoral Commission Chief Warns Africans Against Fraud
The Chairman of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Gambia, Alieu Momar Njie, has warned heads of electoral bodies to steer clear of fraud and build public confidence by… Read more »
Gambia: Reconciliation or Revenge - Gambia's Post-Election Dilemma
Thursday December 1, 2016 will always be remembered as an historic day in the annals of the Gambia's political history. It marked the beginning of a new dawn of democracy in our… Read more »
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