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Fakenews: “Who is responsible for protecting democracy from big, dangerous lies?”

by Alagi Yorro Jallow. Fatoumatta: Lying as an official policy did not start with President Adama Barrow’s regime. Our governments, since independence, have always been the ultimate dissimulator. When was the last time anyone believed official data, correct budgetary figures, allocations and estimates, casualty figures of tragedies – particularly during […]

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Gambia Government and the National Assembly made the wrong decision to revoke the scope of the President’s Emergency Powers, and the SoPE

by Alagi Yorro Jallow. Mamudu: The Government and the National Assembly made the wrong decision to revoke the scope of the President’s Emergency Powers, and the Coronavirus State of Public Emergency powers (SOPE) allow reopening of public places like restaurants, places of worship to a severe violation of social distancing […]

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The Gambia: A Farce, A Tragedy, Or Both

by Alagi Yorro Jallow. Fatoumatta: An alcoholic cannot deal with his addiction without giving up drinking. Our current economic development and growth is an unsustainable fiscal path. By cutting expenditure and trying to raise more taxes, and the government is withdrawing money from the market. When a government is in […]