Seedy Njie, a nominated member of the national assembly was visibly agitated by remarks of the honourable opposition leaders present at the recently African Union meeting with the stakeholders to ensure the ruling party respects the rule of law and democracy during the elections. Njie, representing the ruling party, but as it is usual with the NAM members had nothing to say to the delegates as he waited until all the party leaders are finished with the pleas for the incumbent to respect the will of the people and ensure the elections are free, fair and violence free.
As desperation sets in on the mind of the ruling party leader and stalwarts, as the nation witnesses the incumbent party being abandoned en mass and facing the biggest opposition threat since the illegal take over 22 years.
THEY are some of the globe's most terrifying, powerful and hated leaders – but who are the women behind them?
By Rachel O'Donoghue / Published 22nd September 2016
Married to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, the British-born wife of the despot Syrian leader worked as an investment banker in London before moving to the Middle East in 2000.
It seems the UDP has not learnt it's lesson well as it seems hellbent on UDP led coalition instead of allowing the electorates to choose who should be the flag bearer, the path PDOIS, GDC, and NCP favours as well as this paper as it is based on common sense and logic and at the same time empowering Gambians and ensuring that the candidate chosen has the best chance of getting other opposition parties votes.
These past few days have seen a lot of celebration about the news of the dismissal of one of the most brutal psychopathic killers of Jammeh, Ousman Sonko from his square peg in hole post of interior minister and his subsequent fleeing to Sweden and seeking sanctuary. As most patriotic Gambians in Sweden, led by Demba N. Njie and others start making arrangements to ensure the indictments of Sonko as a war criminal, this paper asks the fundamentally question, why and when did Jammeh fell out with his most staunch supporter?