Archive for May, 2015

Reflecting On Islam And Secularism

Reflecting On Islam And Secularism

Going Beyond Dichotomy Of Theocratic And Secularist Ideologies The relationship between religion and secularism is both thorny and complex. Many utter both concepts without being able to deconstruct their philosophical and conceptual undertones. Some claim that religion is a set of dogmas that gives no[Read More…]

by May 31, 2015 1 comment Society
Sweet Justice Sweeping In The Air!

Sweet Justice Sweeping In The Air!

The acquittal and discharge of the Caliph General of Darsilameh Sanghajor caliphate and Alkalo of the village has brought back memories of the olden days, days when Gambians would comfortably took their cases to the courts, knowing fully justice would be served no matter whose[Read More…]

by May 31, 2015 0 comments Editorial
Detained Thione Yet To Be Charged; His Lawyers Appeal For Restrain

Detained Thione Yet To Be Charged; His Lawyers Appeal For Restrain

The fans and supporters of Thione Seck are still reeling with the shock of the arrest and detention of their icon. Thione Seck, the lead vocalist of Raam Daan band, has been in custody since last week after security forces found millions of fake foreign[Read More…]

by May 31, 2015 0 comments News
Nigerian Treks 750km To Meet Buhari

Nigerian Treks 750km To Meet Buhari

Suleiman Hashimu walked 750km (460 miles) and wore out six pairs of shoes over 18 days in order to see the inauguration of Nigeria’s new president. His trek caught the public imagination and when he completed his trek, he actually got an invitation to meet[Read More…]

by May 31, 2015 0 comments Society
Second Phase of UDP Countrywide Tour

Second Phase of UDP Countrywide Tour

Correcting misinformation, deceit, fabrications and insults Fellow Gambians, as duty calls, the willing answer. After the success of the first leg of our tour of the country, the United Democratic Party national executive committee has mandated us to go on the second leg of the[Read More…]

by May 30, 2015 31 comments Politics
President Buhari Promises Change

President Buhari Promises Change

Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in as Nigeria’s president, promising to bring “increased prosperity” to Africa’s most populous country. He is the first opposition figure to win a presidential election in Nigeria since independence in 1960. “I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody”,[Read More…]

by May 30, 2015 0 comments News