Author: Mathew K Jallow

‘the Book Section: ‘the African Poverty Paradox’; ‘gambia: I Heard The Jinns Of Mbulumang Cry’, And

Friday, May 30, 2014
In this section of the website, see below at bottom, three books, The African Poverty Paradox; Gambia: I heard the jinns of mbulumang cry a touching narrative about the military dictatorship in Gambia since 1994; the executions, murders, human sacrifices, exodus of the intelligencia, mass inca ...

Senegambia: Gambia’s Permanent State Of Crisis And Senegal’s Impossible Peace

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever. If Thomas Jeffersons premonition, more than three centuries ago, seemed sagacious, and even prophetic; it was because he understood the enduring power of freedom. Even after the elapse of so much time ...

Africa: A Brief Introduction To The Study Of Bureaucracies In Sub-saharan Africa

Thursday, January 16, 2014
For democratic systems and institutions of democracy to flourish, it is necessary and imperative to have an efficient and effective public bureaucracy. This research paper discusses at length the failures and opportunities of African bureaucracies, and what governments there need to do to achieve so ...

The Gambia: The Pernicious Challenges Of A Struggle And The Promise Of The Rebirth Of A Nation

Monday, January 13, 2014
By Mathew K JallowThis is not another heart-wrenching narrative about the intoxicating barbarity, which the AFPRC military regime has foisted on the Gambia. Far from it. It is a narrative about a struggle in much need of unanimity in action and a clear sense of direction. What brought Gambi ...

The Gambia: Good Morning, Jonathan Goodluck; Severed Head Or Cut Off Breast For Breakfast

Wednesday, November 06, 2013
By Mathew K JallowI must admit, I kind of liked you the very first time I heard about you. From afar, you embodied both the bleak present and promising future of black Africa; and it has nothing, whatsoever, to do with Nigeria being Africas premier country. I will explain. But first, allow me ...

The Gambia: Gambians Are Plain Fed-up And Have Feared Way Too Long; Not Any More

Monday, October 21, 2013
It is a terrifyingly haunting story pregnant with mind-bending twists and sobering turns; a story of alienation with a sinister plot that manifests itself in the horrors and tragedies of death and dying. And it is not a work of fiction conjured up by Baba Galleh Jallows creative mind; but a story r ...

The Gambia: The Unfinished Business Of Raleigh And Its Dogged Mediocrity And Amateurism

Thursday, September 05, 2013
The idea of Raleigh was not born out of a lofty social creed or ideology driven emotion, nor was it impelled by illusions of utopianism. After all, the nineteenth century is long gone, and with it the sacrosanctity of Karl Marxs delusional dialectical materialism and Vladimir Illich Lenins madde ...

The Gambia: Of Gangster Regime, Mercenary Judges, Incorrigible Judiciary And Quirky Justice

Sunday, August 04, 2013
It was less than flattering. Matter of fact; it was downright underwhelming. The Nigerian born so-called Chief Justice, who once served as a pizza deliverer to a Gambian IT wonk in Atlanta, Georgia, confirmed the reality of what the Gambias online media religiously pursued as a civil rights caus ...

Nigerian Judge Caught On Tape Negotiating Bribe To Skew Justice

Monday, July 29, 2013
Culled from PREMIUM TIMES, NigeriaNicholas IbekwePublished:July 28,2013Disgraced Justice Joseph Wowo has since slipped into hiding A Nigerian judge in The Gambia shreds his career and his countrys image on account of graftA senior Nigerian judge serving as the Acting Chief Justice of ...

Open Letter On Us President Barack Obama's Africa Visit

Sunday, June 30, 2013
President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania AvenueWashington, DCJune 24, 2013Mr President Obama,For many years, I heard Africans in the United States express disappointment that you seem to have abandoned the cause to help democratize the continent and make its rogue ...

The Gambia: Kukoi Samba Sanyang; A Revolutionary To The Bitter End

Sunday, June 30, 2013
By every measure, he was a towering presence among Gambias Baby Boomer generation, yet the story of the man who stood shoulder high above the rest, reads much like an excruciatingly painful Greek tragedy that only Sochocles could craft with such effortless transcendence. But, Kukoi Samba Sanyang wa ...

The Gambia: Terror In Dakar, Senegal; As Gambian Refugees Reassess Macky Sall’s Regime

Sunday, June 30, 2013
By Mathew K. JallowThe night-sky was ablaze with radiant fireworks, but the ephemeral pump and pageantry only masked the drudgery of life on the mean streets of Serekunda. Just two miles east of the center of the Gambias largest metropolis, Kairaba Avenue teemed with charming Gambian girls wh ...

The Gambia: Raleigh And The Urgency Of Political Change

Sunday, June 30, 2013
By Mathew K. JallowIt is an integral part of Gambian history. The Raleigh Conference, that is. Not history as in things past. For Raleigh is still ongoing, still under a slow, painful birth; still emerging out of the dark shadow of Gambias tragic story; and still being crafted into Gambias p ...
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