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Dr Sallah Wins Most Innovative Prestigious Teacher Award

Dr Sallah Wins Most Innovative Prestigious Teacher Award

Dr Momodou Sallah was awarded the 2015 Times Higher Education Awards for his pioneering work in taking students on life-changing trips to The Gambia, giving them first hand experiences helping develop communities and immersing them in Gambian culture and history. At a ceremony held in London, Dr[Read More…]

by November 29, 2015 7 comments News
Iman Conta Tops Chart, Her Composed Song Sells 80 Million Copies

Iman Conta Tops Chart, Her Composed Song Sells 80 Million Copies

The daughter of The Gambia’s music legend Demba Conta tops the music chart in Sweden, selling over 80 million records Life Lush that she wrote for the swedish singer Zara Larsson. Like her father, Iman Conta hits the music scene with ‘Sugar Deluxe’ by storm.[Read More…]

by November 29, 2015 7 comments News
Film Review On FGM

Film Review On FGM

Musuya Kunto (Cutting the Womanhood) – A taboo-breaking sexuality testimonies on FGM in the Gambia   Review By D. A. Jawo, Dakar, Senegal   Female Genital Mutilation (Female Genital Cutting) is quite a touchy subject in the Gambia, with a clear dividing line still existing[Read More…]

by November 28, 2015 0 comments Religion, Society
Secret Hearing: Sacked Magistrate Ebrima Jaiteh Persecuted

Secret Hearing: Sacked Magistrate Ebrima Jaiteh Persecuted

The Assassination of law and Order By Gambia’s Bar Association, their complicit in lawlessness and executive abuse of power.  Former Magistrate Ebrima Jaiteh’s case came up again yesterday at the Brikama Magistrate’s Court. The matter was presided over by Principal Magistrate Hilary U. Abeke, a[Read More…]

by November 26, 2015 0 comments Editorial
Where Is President Jammeh?

Where Is President Jammeh?

The absence of President Yahya Jammeh in public has raised mountains of questions, with news from the grapevine insisting he has been grounded by sickness. Gambian leader, who is currently on a low crowd pulling nationwide tour, has not been seen in Basse. Mr. Jammeh[Read More…]

by November 18, 2015 8 comments Editorial
We’ll Solve Gambia’s Land Crisis

We’ll Solve Gambia’s Land Crisis

A key opposition figure expresses his party’s commitment to resolve what he calls “President Yahya Jammeh’s orchestrated land crisis.” Dembo Bojang, a former parliamentarian for Bakau, describes land crisis as one of the worst legacies of the Jammeh regime. “The UDP government will regulate land[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments News