Gambia: The monkey and the dog


When a dog chases a monkey, the monkey climbs up a tree where the dog cannot follow. All the dog can do is stand under the tree barking to no effect.

The summarizes struggle and opposition against Jammeh. Every time he feels threatened not only does he retreat to Kanilai but into the spiritual realm. These forces are real and cannot be destroyed by the normal processes of democracy and demonstrations. His latest charity of dog meet is the clearest indication of how he operates and its effect. Many times I’ve heard you express dismay and frustration as to why Gambians do not rise up or why come out on the streets. The answer is right here in the open. Those who have eaten this charity will follow him like household pets. You ask about our army. How many times have they knowingly or unknowingly eaten his meat, drunk his potions and who knows what else? Bai Lowe confirmed this long ago.

 Or why our opposition parties cannot unite. A Senegalese caller expressed their concerns most clearly on the subject of an invasion. How can they invade unless Gambians rise up? Who can they talk to who will represent a credible alternative to Jammeh? A few years back the State department expressed the same concerns calling our opposition leaders “adventurers” or more honestly opportunists.

Gambia’s problem has a spiritual root which is the cause of all the other problems. The political, economic and social problems could all be solved but the stumbling block is Yaya who came to power and remains in power through demonic means. Whether any one believes in them or not is immaterial. They are powerful and real to those who know how to use them to their advantage. Looking at your picture of Yaya in a $5 jacket and $1 sunglasses it is crystal clear that he has no personal ability to rule Gambia as he has done. It’s not him but the demonic spirits ruling through him. They require constant sacrifices of blood, both human and animal which is why he is always killing on their command. They will continue to do so maybe even requiring a huge slaughter before he dies and they transfer to someone else. His death does not necessarily mean that Gambia’s troubles are over. They could easily transfer to someone else in the Jola hegemony. I have observed this transfer many years ago, so it is a real danger. I’ve seen evil spirits come and I have seen them go.

The only solution is for all Gambians at home and abroad is too fast and pray for his removal, and a fresh start for Gambia. I speak as one who lived in Gambia for many years and am very familiar with this type of thing, including the very spirits that control Jammeh. I recognize them from personal experience and am familiar with their Modus Operandi (method of operation). I was only saved and delivered by becoming a Christian 20 years ago after spending 30 years in this type of thing.

Otherwise the dogs will continue to bark at the monkey while he continues to do his thing.

This is not to contradict all the good work you have and continue to do. It is both essential and effective. The only thing is you and the struggle are barking up the wrong tree. It may not be logical or modern to talk about these things, but in this case the words of Jesus apply:

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood (human beings) but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of darkness in this world, and against spiritual wickedness in high places (the invisible realm)”. 

He also said “the thief (Satan) comes only to steal kill and destroy….” Can there be any doubt who is Jammeh’s god?

The Bible says “if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and seek my face and pray and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and forgive their sins and heal their land. My people refers to Jews and Christians, but the general principle applies to all who believe in the one and only God of the universe. He hears all prayer and has power over Satan and his demons. 

A practical example is when the Nigerians prayed to be delivered from Sani (the butcher) Abacha. UK invaded Sierra Leone and delivered them from civil war after the held a national day of prayer, led by their leaders. Sincere prayer works, and is the only hope for Gambia.

If not the future looks very black for Gambia. Personally, I can’t see a way forward for our beloved nation.

Please feel free to publish this or not, as you choose.

Written By Stephen



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