Archive for October, 2015

My Special Message To Gambian Youths

My Special Message To Gambian Youths

By Deyda Hydara In any country around the world, it is the Youths that persistently demand for JUSTICE, EQUALITY and DEMOCRACY. The Gambia is no exception to this rule. Gambian youths should now worry about their future, life and dignity. Sure enough, the elderly parents[Read More…]

by October 31, 2015 0 comments Politics
Bristol Braces For KSA Bike Ride

Bristol Braces For KSA Bike Ride

By Lamin Touray  The front runner in the UK based Gambian “charitable organisation of the year 2015”, Kombo Sillah Association will host its first ever charity bike ride in Bristol on Saturday 31st October 2015. Participants will ride from Bristol to Bath to raise money[Read More…]

by October 31, 2015 0 comments Sports
Domestic Violence: Our Experience

Domestic Violence: Our Experience

Don’t use your fist, use your mind instead. Is it time for Gambian women to demand a clause in their marriage contract, requesting their husband to-be not to think of marrying a second wife? There are many second wife related divorce cases going on among[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 10 comments Editorial
Youths As Agents Of Change In Gambia

Youths As Agents Of Change In Gambia

The battle line is drawn, and the urgency is upon all of us. Gambian youths should now demand the political space to be open and fair to all players. Youths of The Gambia have been the missing link in the entire 20 years of political[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 3 comments Politics
The Backway

The Backway

Here, desolate, I stand earnest in thought By these shores of the Mediterranean Where this Blue monster, in deceptive calm, lies heaving sighs in its roiling, uneasy sleep Then  like a horde of a thousand ghosts, Awakened, the blue swells surge Flowing like the tears[Read More…]

by October 29, 2015 1 comment Society
Salary Nightmares In Gambia

Salary Nightmares In Gambia

Dictator of eating from hand to mouth His government’s pay scale is so low that the highest paid civil servants cannot survive on their salaries for 15 days without overdrafts and shop loans. The grade 12 salary is not more than D8000 per month for permanent[Read More…]

by October 29, 2015 3 comments News