Archive for February, 2014

‘Don't Allow Others To Define You’

‘Don't Allow Others To Define You’

Children of Gambian descent have been advised to define themselves instead of allowing others to do so. The advice was contained in a speech delivered by a distinguished Gambian professor in the United Kingdom. Dr Momodou Sallah, the award-winning educator of De-Montford University, has had[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Editorial
Lumumba, Mandela and Africa’s Next Strategy

Lumumba, Mandela and Africa’s Next Strategy

January 2014 marked the 50th commemoration of the assassination of Patrice Emery Lumumba. Lumumba was one of the greatest forces behind the wrestling of Independence from the unwilling hands of Belgian colonizers of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Africa’s most celebrated freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments News
Disappeared Americans In Spotlight

Disappeared Americans In Spotlight

They were best friends in high school and came to America together to attend the University of Washington in Seattle. Alhaji Mamut Ceesay and Ebou Jobe are from The Gambia in Western Africa, and after more than a decade working in the states, and naturalizing[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Uncategorised
Crisis Engulfs St. Augustine’s

Crisis Engulfs St. Augustine’s

One of the Gambia’s oldest and best performing senior secondary schools has found itself mired in financial crisis to the extent of not paying staff salaries. The school’s teachers are planning a sit-down strike if their demands have not been met. For so many years,[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments News

'Intellectuals Disrespect Our Cultures'

By Saiks Samateh If any, it is the African intellectuals who have many a times disrespected African values and intellectualism, not knowing your history can at that same time render useless in the face of time.To argue that Gay and Lesbian acceptance is western values[Read More…]

by February 27, 2014 0 comments News
CORDEG Damns UDP Crackdown

CORDEG Damns UDP Crackdown

The Committee for the Restoration of Democracy in the Gambia (CORDEG) has condemned  a recent crackdown on opposition activists of the United Democratic Party (UDP). The UDP activists were arrested in Madiana village in Kombo South on February 12 while on a strategy session. CORDEG[Read More…]

by February 27, 2014 0 comments Uncategorised