Archive for October, 2018

GRTS Copying Senegal’s RTS

GRTS Copying Senegal’s RTS

By Saul Saidykhan Last week, the young comedian Kitabu Fatty publicly complained about not getting sponsorship from Gambia’s public corporations. Won’t you know it, they found a solution: do your comedy in Wolof, not ‘tribal’ Mandinka and we’ll sponsor you! Think this is a joke?[Read More…]

by October 31, 2018 9 comments Society
“THE SECRET POWERS OF MEDITATION. BECOME HEALTHIER, WEALTHIER AND HAPPIER.”

“THE SECRET POWERS OF MEDITATION. BECOME HEALTHIER, WEALTHIER AND HAPPIER.”

In this episode of “Celebrating our Living Legends“, we introduce you to Dawda Bah, an avid seeker and teacher of spirituality. Dawda is originally from Bakau Mamakoto in The Gambia where he did his early childhood education. He has a Master’s Degree in International Business[Read More…]

by October 30, 2018 0 comments Society
‘Media Freedom Is Not Under Threat’

‘Media Freedom Is Not Under Threat’

By Abdoulie John The Gambia’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Aboubacarr Tambadou, has cleared air over government’s commitment to upholding the basic tenets of democracy including freedom of expression and that of the press. “I wish to reassure everyone that the constitutional right to[Read More…]

by October 30, 2018 0 comments News
Why Some Jammeh Victims Can’t Wait For TRRC

Why Some Jammeh Victims Can’t Wait For TRRC

The pains, trauma, psychological, physical and mental abuses of Jammeh’s victims are too deep that some cases cannot wait for the much-touted Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC) to sit let alone submit recommendations for reparation or compensation. Some of these victims need urgent medical[Read More…]

by October 30, 2018 2 comments Politics
Activists Scale Up #Jammeh2Justice Campaign

Activists Scale Up #Jammeh2Justice Campaign

By Abdoulie John Barely a year after the campaign to bring Yahya Jammeh and his accomplices to justice (#Jammeh2Justice) kicked off, activists are scaling up their action on the new authorities to fully support the initiative taken by Ghana to extradite and prosecute ex-Gambian dictator[Read More…]

by October 28, 2018 0 comments News
ECOWAS Leads ‘Illicit Circulation’ Of Arms Fight

ECOWAS Leads ‘Illicit Circulation’ Of Arms Fight

By Abdoulie John As the region is increasingly facing security challenges, the ECOWAS Commission on Thursday hosted a meeting to review the Convention on proliferation of small arms and light weapons in the region. Held at Paradise Suites Hotel, in Kololi, the meeting brought together[Read More…]

by October 27, 2018 0 comments News