Articles by: Suntou Touray

Wake up, Britain. Should the empire really be a source of pride?

Wake up, Britain. Should the empire really be a source of pride?

By David Olusoga In 1899 Alfred Russel Wallace, the naturalist and co-discoverer of the theory of evolution through natural selection, wrote The Wonderful Century – which, as its title suggests, was a broadly upbeat summary of what Britain had achieved during the preceding 100 years. In[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments News
Gambia President Sacks Three Ministers

Gambia President Sacks Three Ministers

Budgetary pressure forced dictator Jammeh to fire three ministers and merged departments. BANJUL (Reuters) – Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh fired three government ministers in a department reshuffle on Wednesday, according to a statement, another unexpected turn for the tiny West African country. Minister of Fisheries[Read More…]

by January 28, 2016 0 comments News
Arise Bishop Rev James Yaw Odico

Arise Bishop Rev James Yaw Odico

Reverend Canon James Allen Yaw Odico, dean of the St Mary’s Cathedral was consecrated and enthroned, the Bishop of the Diocese of Gambia, formerly the Diocese of Gambia and the Rio Pongas. The solemn five-hour enthronement service of Canon Odico to the office of Bishop[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Religion
The Ashura Surprise Speech: Dictator Amir Jammeh’s Lies Exposed

The Ashura Surprise Speech: Dictator Amir Jammeh’s Lies Exposed

By Prince The Amīr of Gambia love to lie, mislead and deceive.  Today marks the 8th anniversary of the publication of the so-called “Ashura Surprise Speech”, a day that Gambians were told of the riches they were to expect. The Gambia, they were told, have “discovered[Read More…]

by January 21, 2016 1 comment News
We Remember you Dr King!

We Remember you Dr King!

Stand up for something and go all the way to achieve just that. Tyranny shall be history in the Gambia soon, that is our dream.

by January 18, 2016 0 comments Freedom
Gambian Heroes And Heroines Cannot Be Quantified!

Gambian Heroes And Heroines Cannot Be Quantified!

“I have news for you, there is no Superman (it’s up to us.)” -Tom Mboya, former assassinated Kenyan Minister “He who fights for honor cannot be led astray”-General Hannibal There is a silent discussion taking place among Gambians as to the level of heroism and bravery among[Read More…]

by January 11, 2016 3 comments Editorial