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Madi Jobarteh

My name is Mr. Madi Jobarteh. I am African. I was born in the ‘Gambia’, a colonial-created nation-sate without the consent of the people of the region. Currently, I am the Program Manager for the Association of NGOs in the Gambia. I am a policy and development activist and a social worker. My expertise and experience is in the areas of media, human rights, capacity building and strategic planning among others. I am also a Scribe at Grandmother Africa.

Merge The ICC with The UN Security Council Part 2

KEMBUJE -- I had argued in the first part of this series that until the ICC is transformed into a UN agency enjoying the...

The Summit of Infamy, African Heads of State Gather in Kigali For a Union...

KEMBUJE -- Once again the various presidents and prime ministers of African countries are meeting in yet another Africa Union summit in the Rwandan...

Merge The ICC with The UN Security Council

KEMBUJE -- There has been a lot of focus on the International Criminal Court (ICC). Most of which is unfavorable especially from the African...

Africa Liberation Day: Where is Our Independence? Part One

KEMBUJE -- Today is 25 May 2016 exactly 53 years since the Organization of Africa Unity (OAU) was founded for the purpose of kicking...

Revisiting the Charleston Massacre and Race Relations in America

KEMBUJE -- The rate of atrocities against African Americans and level of perpetrators have reached proportions that constitute crimes against humanity and therefore should...

What Obama Did Not Say: State of the Union vs. The State of the...

KEMBUJE -- In typical fashion, the US president, Barack Obama, spoke eloquently, in his last State of the Union (SOTU) address to the US...

In Defense of Palestine Against a Rogue State

KEMBUJE, Gambia -- The Israeli Apartheid in Palestine is the world’s most immoral and genocidal crime against humanity that is currently unfolding. A crime...

US Police Brutality And The Culture Of Racial Injustice

KEMBUJE, Gambia -- What is the difference between a police officer (any police officer) shooting an unarmed teenager, on one hand, and on the...

African Summits in Foreign Lands – A Civil Society Perspective

KEMBUJE, Gambia -- When the U.S. called on African leaders, it was yet again another country calling on African leaders for a discussion about...

Africa: The Most Important and Strategic Continent in the World

A few basic facts about Africa indicate that this continent is the world’s most important and strategic place on earth—facts that only Africans are...