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7 Pieces Of Wisdom Most People Don’t Learn Until Their 40s

7 Pieces Of Wisdom Most People Don’t Learn Until Their 40s

min re Licensed from Shutterstock // Pheelings Media Ten years ago, I met my friend for coffee on her 30th birthday and proclaimed that her 30s would be the best decade of her life. We connected again a few days ago, and I made the same[Read More…]

by February 25, 2021 0 comments Society
Gambia: Truth Commission Hearings on 2005 Migrant Massacre

Gambia: Truth Commission Hearings on 2005 Migrant Massacre

More than 50 West Africans Killed Under Ex-President Yahya Jammeh Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC) will hold hearings at its current session, which began on February 22, 2021, on the 2005 massacre of more than 50 West African migrants. It was the largest[Read More…]

by February 25, 2021 0 comments Politics
Energy Drives Economic Development 

Energy Drives Economic Development 

Gambian President Adama Barrow has explained why his government’s ambitious to light up the entire country.   President Barrow at the weekend presided over the inauguration of a power plant in Brikama where he spelt out his government’s belief that “energy is a key driver[Read More…]

by February 24, 2021 0 comments Society
New SIC Leader Prioritises Unity

New SIC Leader Prioritises Unity

The newly elected President of the Supreme Islamic Council wants to establish unity among Gambian Muslims. The election of Sheikh Essa Foday Darboe on Sunday at a two-day congress comes at a time of intense polarisation among Muslims in the Gambia. “It’s a big pleasure[Read More…]

by January 11, 2021 0 comments News
SIC Congress Elects New Executive

SIC Congress Elects New Executive

Delegates of the 5th National Congress of the Supreme Islamic Council (SIC) on Sunday elected a new executive into office, with Sheikh Essa Foday Darboe replacing the outgoing President Imam Lamin Touray.   Of the 124 delegates drawn from across the country, 105 voted to[Read More…]

by January 11, 2021 0 comments News
Darboe’s Take On Record Drug Burst

Darboe’s Take On Record Drug Burst

UDP STATEMENT ON THE DRUG BURST AT THE GAMBIA PORTS AUTHORITY The United Democratic Party receives the news of a major drug burst by the agents of NDEA at the Gambia Ports Authority with shock and alarm because of the reputational damage this will cause[Read More…]

by January 11, 2021 0 comments Society