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Iman Conta On Kairo Radio Today

Iman Conta On Kairo Radio Today

Kairo Radio’s Mohammed Lamin Sillah today chats with the talented Swedish-Gambian whose composed song sells over 80 million copies in Europe. Iman Conta, the chart-topping artiste is the daughter of a legendary Gambian reggae singer Demba Conta. The unschooled Niani Yona native left his homeland[Read More…]

by December 2, 2015 0 comments Culture
Outside Movie Makers Must Stop Scavenging Our Meagre Resources

Outside Movie Makers Must Stop Scavenging Our Meagre Resources

NIGERIAN AND GHANAIAN HOME VIDEO PROSTITUTES MUST STOP SCAVENGING OUR MEAGRE GAMBIAN RESOURCES By Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu, Gambian Filmmaker and Scholar on African Cinema First of all, various Nigerian and Ghanaian media outlets reported that the President of my country Yahya Jammeh has recently[Read More…]

by October 14, 2015 9 comments Culture, Politics
Kudaah Be Lonbi Faala: One Woman’s Suffering Captured In A Song

Kudaah Be Lonbi Faala: One Woman’s Suffering Captured In A Song

The Chedo song that the late Musa Ngum sang in Mbalax eulogises a woman who suffers abuse and torment due to her lower rank/status within her husband’s royal household in the then Kabou empire. Many people don’t know the meaning of KUDAAH be Lonbi Faala, Turulan duuka Be Lonbi Menkan (the pounding wood will kill[Read More…]

by October 13, 2015 1 comment Culture

Gambiankolu Gets New Platform

New Platform For Gambiankolu Radio (Home Of Gambian Music) The management of Gambiankolu Media & African Radio (GMAR) is pleased to inform our partners, and the general public that we are now moving to our new platform as a unique home for Gambian music. Click[Read More…]

by October 7, 2015 0 comments Culture
The Holy Qur’an And The Ethics Of Fasting

The Holy Qur’an And The Ethics Of Fasting

By Dr Alhagi Manta Drammeh The Qur’an reminds us that fasting is promulgated upon us as it was promulgated upon the nations before us so that we get piety (taqwa). Similarly it enunciates clearly that the Qur’an was revealed on a blessed night-Night of Power[Read More…]

by July 19, 2015 0 comments Culture, Religion, Society
Memories Of My Village As Eid Approaches

Memories Of My Village As Eid Approaches

By Ebrima Sillah In the next few days Muslims in the Senegambia region as in the rest of the world will be celebrating the Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of a month’s fasting characterised by complete submission and devotion to Allah (SWT). For days now, my[Read More…]

by July 15, 2015 2 comments Culture, Religion