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Mathew K Jallow: 65 Publications

The Gambia: UDP’s Ousainou Darbo; the Gambia’s face of chang

Friday, May 6, 2016

By Mathew K Jallow The tripartite report implicitly exonerates protestations against the unbearable oppression, and, by ...

Sunday, April 24, 2016

More directly, the Gambia rsquo;s Yahya Jammeh poses an existential threat to Senegal, Guinea-Bissau and Guinea-Conakry; ...

Monday, April 18, 2016

Last week, Gambia suddenly burst out into the international limelight as the newest flashpoint of spectacular political ...

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Even by Yahya Jammeh rsquo;s disgustingly low ethical standard, this has to be a recapitalization from his customary che ...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Since 2000, elections in the Gambia have been a recurrent exercise in futility and deception, with grave, real life cons ...

Monday, March 14, 2016

Border closures between neighbor countries happen rarely, and when they do, it is typically over issues of significant e ...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

By Mathew K Jallow . In South Africa, the incessant political tremors surrounding Jacob Zuma rsquo;s incompetence, cen ...

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Quite often, stories about the predatory nature of Gambia rsquo;s political system has all the hallmarks of medieval ...

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Precedence to the Africa Union rsquo;s shameful failure to assist in ending Burundi rsquo;s gradual descent into bloody ...

Sunday, January 31, 2016

In Africa, the tendency for totalitarian rule is as pervasive as change is dynamic. The two forces are locked in a co ...

Saturday, January 23, 2016

The needless executions, in 2012, of twenty-six people, all of who were inmates at the scene of more than five hundred d ...

Monday, January 4, 2016

The anticipation was both joyous and widespread, but so also was the ambivalence and outright skepticism. If the rece ...

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Senile octogenarians, youthful maniacs, barbaric psychopaths, and crude nitwits; they all share the same idiosyncrasies: ...

Monday, December 14, 2015

By Mathew K Jallow There were no rumors, no discussions, and not even official clues as to what was about to happen to ...

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

,It is an historic failure of epic proportions, which began gradually, but steadily metastasized into an abominable cult ...

Friday, November 13, 2015

After more than twenty years of tyranny, the single consequential blow-back on the Gambia rsquo;s murderous regime, unde ...

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

By Mathew K Jallow The statistics are striking, but far from shocking. For the decade and a half that I observed race r ...

Thursday, September 24, 2015

By Mathew K Jallow Last week, two different reports focused on separate aspects of the Gambia rsquo;s political quandar ...

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Thegainakoblog will be posting shorter articles touching on various relevant issues more often. This will be intersperse ...

Sunday, June 7, 2015

West Africa: lack of qualifying standards retard ECOWAS rsquo;s complete democratization process By Mathew K Jallow ...

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

In a somewhat canted way, the Economic Community of West African States, (ECOWAS), almost always acts like an organizati ...

Monday, February 9, 2015

In the aftermath of the aborted effort to restore democracy and rule of law in the Gambia, the regional body charged wit ...

Friday, November 28, 2014

By Mathew K Jallow Propaganda has the capacity to yield subliminal, Pavlovian responses, which defy reason. As a tool o ...

Monday, November 17, 2014

By Mathew K Jallow Mali and Burkina Faso symbolize the new philosophical bend of the African Union and ECOWAS; playing ...

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Choosing a title between two competing ideas, 'Welcome to America and Letter from America' was not quite like wrestling ...

Friday, May 30, 2014

In this section of the website, (see below at bottom), three books, 'The African Poverty Paradox'; 'Gambia: I heard the ...

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever. If Thomas Jefferson s ...

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