Archive for February, 2015

Did GMC Leader Mai Fatty Blink?

Did GMC Leader Mai Fatty Blink?

GMC offers ‘standing ovation’ to President Jammeh The party leader of Gambia Moral Congress (GMC), Mai Ahmad Fatty, has commended President Yahya Jammeh for his “solemn executive pronouncement” forgiving Gambians abroad who might have wronged him and for proposing reconciliation outreach to them, saying they[Read More…]

by February 23, 2015 15 comments News
Remembering Great Pan-Africanist

Remembering Great Pan-Africanist

REMEMBERING W.E.B. DU BOIS FEBRUARY 23, 1868 – AUGUST 27, 1963 A TRIBUTE TO BLACK/ AFRICAN HISTORY MONTH By Sainey Faye “ There is in this world no such force as the force of a man determined to rise.The human soul cannot be permanently chained.”[Read More…]

by February 23, 2015 1 comment News
Gambian Turns 50

Gambian Turns 50

By Momodou Ndow The idea of fighting for Independence, gaining it, and self-rule sounds pretty romantic, right? But as Gambia celebrates 50 years of Independence, I’m not looking at the “romantic” aspect, but the “reality” aspect instead. Where are we after 50 years? That is[Read More…]

by February 22, 2015 0 comments Politics
Opposition Decry Jammeh’s Sidelining

Opposition Decry Jammeh’s Sidelining

Opposition leaders have decried The Gambia government’s decision to sideline them in the celebrations of the 50th independence anniversary which took place at Independence Stadium in Bakau, located about 7 km from the capital Banjul. “That is our National Day, and it is a none-partisan matter. This[Read More…]

by February 21, 2015 6 comments News
Rebirth of Multiculturalism: A Muslim Perspective

Rebirth of Multiculturalism: A Muslim Perspective

By: Dr Alhagi Manta Drammeh Pursuant to the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, murders of three Muslims in America,  the killing of alleged terrorists in Belgium and the  arrest of others suspected of terrorism in different parts of Western Europe, the discourse of pluralistic[Read More…]

by February 21, 2015 5 comments Religion
Senegal: 2 New Boats To Open Up Casamance

Senegal: 2 New Boats To Open Up Casamance

Senegal is taking a bold step to bypass the constraint of getting to its southern province of Cassamance through The Gambia. The inconvenience of avoiding to succumb to the unpredictable and chaotic Gambian authorities will be a welcome news many people. The protracted Cassamance insurgency[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 1 comment Politics