The Gambia: Intellectuals, academics and professional fall behind Adama Barrow’s candidature; this train cannot be derailed

By Mathew K Jallow Over the last twenty years, compelling social, cultural and economic rationales have been floated around to make the case for radical political change, which have successfully erased the toxic political misinformation, inflamed citizens’ passions, and altered the political paradigm in Gambian’s consciousness. But, it wasn’t always easy. Yahya Jammeh’s tyranny has [...]

The Gambia: incommunicado detention of Amb. Sajo M Jallow, and the paradoxical role of the judiciary in cannibalizing Gambia’s justice system

By Mathew K Jallow  It is one of those occasions that stun Gambians and further deepen international hostility towards a regime completely preoccupied with the destruction of its primordial asset; its people, its very soul. The abduction and subsequent detention of Ambassador Sajo Momodou Jallow, nearly two months ago, so soon after the murders and [...]