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GAMBIA UNREPORTED – LAMIN MARONG’S CASE – PART 1

BARROW GOVERNMENT TURNED KILLING MACHINE

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BURAMA JAMMEH

For 22 years Yahya administration killed our citizens from Sadibou Hydara to Solo Sandeng and ALL those in between. Many others were abused and their lives/livelihoods destroyed. Others were forced into exile. Justice for all these victims was a central pillar of our struggle only to be downplayed by Barrow administration as a matter of TRUTH and RECONCILIATION. There will be no reconciliation without justice first.

Barrow administration’s security agents killed a young man in Kanilai for only demonstrating against soldiers stationed in Kanilai. Yesterday, they unleashed armed security agents at peaceful demonstration of villagers (or environmental activists) in Faraba Banta where they killed 2 and injured several others – per reports. What is/are the crime(s) of these demonstrators/activists that’s punishable by death? At this rate Barrow government will

Sulayman Jeng @ June 21, 2018

POLICE BRUTALITY IN NEW GAMBIA?

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No person except sadist would condone the medieval brutality of unarmed civilians particularly in 21st century democracy. Albeit the circumstances encompassing the murder of two environmental activists in Faraba Banta have not yet been established, that fact remains the act is callous and disheartening.

Many are arguably asking for the head of IGP Kinteh to roll without a comprehensive and conclusive investigation of the police involvement of the two murders in Faraba Banta. Hasty conclusions can almost always lead to regrettable decisions. What is prudent is to first established who fired the shots which killed the two innocent civilians. That should follow with the detention and investigation if the officer(s) to establish whether they acted under an order. If it was ordered for them to open live ammunition, who gave the order and to what

Sulayman Jeng @ June 18, 2018

YOUR A B C AND 1 2 3 OF POLITICAL ECONOMY BY SARJO BANYANG, UK Part 19: POLITICS OF FOOD AND MEDICATION BUSINESS

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Food and medication are two commodities that command very large market share in the business world. Health and nutrition experts will say that too little food is not enough to keep you fit, especially of low quality. Yet we also see how eating too much food has

SARJO BAYANG-A SOCIAL THINKER

unhealthy consequences.

Those with plenty money have higher purchasing power to buy and eat lot of food. Low income bracket and those with weaker purchasing power have limited ability to pay for daily required food. They also lack the means of paying for health maintenance cost. The food supply to society is loaded with material that poses health challenges. Not just food but other businesses pose some public health risks needing remedial government intervention.

Used cars, processed foodstuff, second

Sulayman Jeng @ June 13, 2018

YOUR A B C AND 1 2 3 OF POLITICAL ECONOMY BY SARJO BAYANG PART 18: ALIENATION OF IMMIGRATION AND THE ECONOMY

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SARJO BAYANG-A SOCIAL THINKER

Depending on your economic status and professional ranking in another country you are called immigrant or have the class title of expatriate. Check the meaning of these two words.

Politics of immigration has underpinning economic instruments of measurement that we may not all know or see, observing by the naked eye. In the open, it is clearly seen that immigrants are profiled according to classified economic ranking. That fact remains unshaken.

History of immigration will be omitted with crucial missing information without proper account of first explorers as immigrants who ventured faraway territories searching for wealth or fame. Discovery of valuable treasure triggered an economic interest that saw the emergence of colonies.

Deep search into many history books by renown scholars failed to reveal the mission

Sulayman Jeng @ June 6, 2018

Your A B C and 1 2 3 of Political Economy By Sarjo Bayang Part 17: Balance Sheet of The Nation

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SARJO BAYANG-A SOCIAL THINKER

For individuals, organisations and nations, borrowing is one of sources that fuels the economic engine. Government borrowing usually gets done behind closed doors where the deal is sealed without some of us being consulted or simply informed.

What we may not also know is that any person, organisation, institution or nation that has assets at hand also keeps a load on the head. Just like lending institutions including banks, a Balance Sheet reveals net worth in clear picture.

When you see a person, institution or government with possessions, they may also be owing others. Direct borrowing is when money or material is received and to be paid for at agreed terms. Until the final payment is made, the borrower has a bundle of liability to carry.

Governments, individuals

Sulayman Jeng @ May 13, 2018

UDP AND THE POLITICAL REALISM OF NEW GAMBIA

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Sulayman Jeng

The proverbial dictum “numbers don’t lie” has stamped its truthfulness in the just concluded local government election results in new Gambia. What many ran away into solace with is the notion that social media is the sculptor of our Gambian election outcome. As such, we caressingly deduct social media activism particularly Facebook lives actualise votes on pooling day. This inconclusive notion lends support to the assumption that the numbers that go to support candidates on nomination day and to some campaign venues comfortably signals victory. Tested experience has proven that most of such numbers on the ground and support by diaspora activists on social media never translated into actual votes. Unlike Dr Ceesay’s failed prediction of the Banjul mayoral results, my assertion is amply demonstrated in results. For instance, if my claim is as shallow as his Lizzie

Sulayman Jeng @ May 13, 2018

GAMBIAN ECONOMY WILL NOT GROW WITHOUT ENHANCING PRIVATE SECTOR ENTERPRISES

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SARJO BAYANG-A SOCIAL THINKER

Overall orientation and focus of Gambia’s Trade Policy is more external driven; far from home. Going by World Trade Organisation WTO 2018 Review Report, everything about Gambia tilts towards window dressing of the economy to suit agenda of external development partners. The World Trade Organisation WTO terms must be met before they accept Gambia as Trading Partner in the global arena.

Private sector engagement is not given serious commitment except for what external development partners prefer to accept. There is no mention of any suitable economic model that suits development requirements for Gambia.

Failure to formulate the right policy and most readily applicable economic model is critical imbalance when seeking to redress harshly imposed challenges like what Gambia faces. In the review report there is no mention of

Sulayman Jeng @ May 8, 2018

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