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role of the Gambian political parties in national integration

Sulayman S. Nyang

role of the Gambian political parties in national integration

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political parties -- Gambia,
  • Gambia -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSulayman Sheih Nyang.
    SeriesSahel, documents and dissertations -- GM 022.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3, 9, 283 leaves.
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17499734M
    OCLC/WorldCa6515679

    But that is no consolation for many ordinary citizens. Finally the study will serve as a motivation for further inquiry in the area of political parties and governance in Nigeria. First, it must live up to its democratic commitment. The study is based on newspaper reports, interviews and the author's own experiences as a journalist in The Gambia until his departure from the country intogether with published sources.

    Business and Management Journal Vol. Chapter One: Introduction 1. Recruitment and selection of leadership personnel for government offices b. Nigeria has a multi-party system, with two or three strong parties and a third party that is electorally successful.

    Recruitment and selection of leadership personnel for government offices b. But under Jammeh it gained international notoriety for human rights violations. Yes, we have a female vice president, female deputy speaker of the National Assembly; we also have some women ministers, permanent secretaries, directors, alkalolu village headsamong others, but most of these positions they have been appointed. It had conducted freely contested elections every 5 years since independence.


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Role of the Gambian political parties in national integration book

Students of comparative journalism will also find much that is useful in these charged pages. Many may decide to surrender rather than resist the invading forces. The coup d'etat in The Gambia took place at a time when most of Africa was moving towards democratisation. In this tale of dark political intrigue and betrayal, Baba Jallow ridicules the absurd antics of an inept and corrupt civilian government and its removal and replacement by a group of semi-illiterate military saviors', who turn out to be far more absurd, corrupt and brutal than their predecessors.

The government is stifling criticism by trying to cut off the oxygen for some of these parties. It was through these that the Barrow-led coalition won the election. Did the programmes enhance democratic governance in Nigeria between and ? Most African women were not allowed to vote, while men took care of household expenditures and paying any bills that had to be paid.

For a while it seemed that The Gambia was doomed to follow suit.

THE ROLE OF POLITICAL PARTIES IN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF PDP: 1999

Its spokesman and campaign manager since its birth, Femi Peters, said Oussainou Darboe has been at the helm for so long because he is "the fittest person" and shows no compunction in saying so, adding: "If we find somebody credible enough to replace him, we shall replace him.

Its policies generally lie towards the centre-right of the political spectrum. Halifa Sallah, once the most vocal and courageous critic of the current regime, is sadly another case in point.

Gambian Youth discuss role in current political crisis

That is an understatement. So what lessons can be learnt from the Gambia which other parts of Africa can emulate? He lashed out at the president calling him "a despot". This book is essential reading for anyone interested in the nature and dynamics of contemporary African politics and why, in particular, the continent is riddled with bloody civil wars.

Furthermore, Jammeh made threats to the religious freedom of non-Muslims, used 'mercenary judges' to weaken the judiciary, and faced numerous accusations of election rigging. I am not going to involve my soldiers in a stupid fight.

Soldiers from Ecowas countries are amassing at the Senegal border ready to dislodge him should the UN security council give the go ahead. The last elections under the PPP regime were held in April This research will be a contribution to the body of literature in the area of the political parties activities and the consolidation of democracy in Nigeria, thereby constituting the empirical literature for future research in the subject area 1.

During the party's National Convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on 21 MayDavid Mark, a former President of the Senate of Nigeria, introduced "Change the change" as the party's campaign slogan for the general elections. As a source for ideas for you own research if properly referenced 3.

The UDP say that they are not even sure when they will hold the next one. But political developments in parts of Africa have left much to be desired with respect to the realisation of the charter.

It provides the means of promoting accountability, collective action, popular participation, inclusiveness, legitimacy and accountability through the integration of their competing principles, ideologies and goals for eventual control of the government in the state.

And with Barrow at the helm they hope for a new Gambia free of fear and terror. As Agbaje notes that the extent to which political parties aggregate freely, articulate, represent and organize determines the level of accountability in public life including access to and use of power as well as political performance.

Coordination and control of governmental organs d. Although his election was initially met with enthusiasm, the Centre notes that this has been dampened by Barrow's initial constitutional faux pas with his Vice President, the challenge of inclusion, and high expectations post-Jammeh.

As active inter-governmental institutions, their role in the democratic narrative cannot be underestimated. Merkel summarized the basic functions of political parties as follows: a.

What were the causes of the military coup in The Gambia? Political parties are not only instrument for capturing political power, but they are also vehicles for the aggregation of interests and ultimate satisfaction of such interests through the control of government.The book closes with an explanation of the demise of the PPP at the hands of an army coup in The book not only establishes those distinctive aspects of Gambian political history, but also relates these to the wider regional and African context, during the colonial and independence periods.

return to top. The role of political parties in ensuring probity, accountability, transparency and preventing corruption, especially among government officials, is a regular feature of every democracy. The fight against corruption, in particular, is difficult and multifaceted and would.

Sep 24,  · Once the ban was lifted inhe said his PDOIS functioned up to when they formed an alliance with four other political parties under the National Alliance for Democracy and Development (NADD) - but this was an alliance that collapsed pretty much before it started.

But Mr Sallah is still the PDOIS secretary-general 22 years on. The Gambian government’s repression of the political opposition in the months prior to the December 1, presidential election threatens the fairness of the election.

Politics of the Gambia takes place within the framework of a presidential republic, whereby the President of the Gambia is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system.

Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament. The constitution of the Gambia, which divided the government into independent. Political Parties and National Integration in Tropical Africa Preview this book nationalist NCNC NEPU Nigeria Nkrumah Northern one-party opposition parties organization organizational party leaders party's PDCI political parties population position president representatives role seats Senegal Senegalese Shirazis Sierra Leone SLPP social.