SPECIAL SESSION WITH Essa Bokarr SY. NEW WAVE OF EMANCIPATION FROM “POLITICAL SLAVERY” IN THE FIELD OF IDEAS, POLICIES, PRAGMATISM TO END UP IN PRODUCTION AND PROGRESS.

A new Gambia yearning for politics of debates, agitation and engagement as rebates in the industry of ideas, policies and actions. 1- “Intoxicants for the eardrums” like fan fare, drumbeats,musical jamborees  are  indeed “hazards” for any  society’s psyche. More over  where research, discovery and implementation are left to rot in intelligence. Intelligence once misused transforms […]

our A B C and 1 2 3 of Political Economy

  By Sarjo Bayang Part 11: Not Interested in Politics   The Author Not Interested in Politics, Be Ready for Others to Ride on your Back Free To say you are not interested in politics gives open invitation for others taking the driving seat riding on your back. Where the journey ends, you may not […]

Turkey’s floating plant to start producing electricity in Sierra Leone & Gambia

Turkey’s floating power plant Karadeniz Powership Dogan Bey will soon start electricity production in Sierra Leone, Karpowership, a member of the Istanbul-based Karadeniz Energy Group announced Tuesday. Karpowership announced in December last year that the Karadeniz Powership Dogan Bey arrived in Sierra Leone, where it will start operating from its offshore location directly into the […]

Your ABC and 123 or political economy

By Sarjo Bayang    Part 9: Politics of Development Using development projects to gain political capital is common tactic for capturing votes. In the absence of proper consultation to determine real needs of people, politically motivated projects will not put food on the table or bring much needed better living conditions. Deprived and hard-to-reach communities […]

Your A B C and 1 2 3 of Political Economy

PART 8   BY  SARJO BAYANG  Who pays salary plus benefits of Civil Servants, President and Ministers? Little boys and girls when you ask them where the fat salary of President and Ministers come from, guess what they will say.  Even adults who are not properly informed would think that President and Ministers are free to […]

Elites are Biggest Burden on the National Economy

Your ABC & 123 of Political Economy by Sarjo Bayang Part 5: By Sarjo Bayang, UK With their crafty hands they design the superstructure and put a mechanism in place where all operatives fit the parts to keep resources flowing one direction. Elites take advantage of confusion shrouding politicians who play the front line big […]

PRESIDENT BARROW, GAMBIAN YOUTHS DESERVE BETTER THAN THIS

By Mustapha Ceesay    “Mr President, Gambian Youths deserve better than this. Latest developments coming from the seat of power in Banjul have it that the president has appointed Mr Musa Susso as his Youth Adviser. The point newspaper report stated that Musa served the Gambian military for five years then became a member of parliament […]