Category Archives: Opinion

The Vetting Process Is Always An Ugly Partisan Combat

Every four years, a ritual, appropriately named VETTING takes place in parliament and captures the attention of the nation. Newly appointed ministers are paraded before an august body of lawmakers who then probe, question and query the appointees about their prior activities. It is often a lively atmosphere, punctuated occasionally by the exaggerated laughter typical…
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Donald Trump’s parallel universe

[caption id="attachment_12405" align="aligncenter" width="620"] US President Donald Trump[/caption] We all cheered on Saturday as news filtered out that former Gambian president, Mr. Yahya Jammeh had finally caved in to demands that he vacate the presidency and was reportedly en-route to neighboring Guinea. The deal he had struck with the United Nations, the AU and ECOWAS,…
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Yahya Jammeh, Gambia’s strong man on his last legs?

Mr. Yahaya Jammeh, the Gambian buffoon is still adamantly defying the fervent wishes of his people and diplomatic overtures from members of the West African political elite to step down. The showdown between Jammeh and his political opponent, Mr. Adama Barro has been compounded with the latter being sworn in as president of Gambia in…
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President Addo adds to an already bloated bureaucracy

On the campaign trail, the President, Mr. Akuffo Addo, made a boatload of promises to voters and now that he is safely ensconced in the presidency, they sure are going to hold his feet to those promises. Traversing the nooks and crannies of the country, Mr. Akuffo Addo, told voters he could provide answers to…
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