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‘Do Your Best During Ramadan’

‘Do Your Best During Ramadan’

The Imam Ratib of Detroit Islamic Center has exhorted Muslims to do their “best during the holy month of Ramadan.” Imam Momodou Ceesay’s message is packaged in his annual Ramadan letter to Muslims. “I salute all the Muslims in the world as  welcome this very[Read More…]

by June 22, 2015 2 comments Culture, Religion, Society
SIC Should Follow Sunnah In Moon Sighting

SIC Should Follow Sunnah In Moon Sighting

By Malamin Barrow Muslims the world over will be looking for the appearance of the new moon of Ramadan on the 16th and 17th of June 2015. This century’s old practice is a requirement based on the Quran and Hadith. Rather strangely, the Gambia’s supreme[Read More…]

by May 22, 2015 0 comments Culture, Religion
Eddie Conta: Music Is A Tool To Sell The Heritage

Eddie Conta: Music Is A Tool To Sell The Heritage

“I came into music to promote cultural assertiveness since all around me were people who are ashamed of their heritage, background and lacking a sense of belonging due to the European upbringing” Eddie Conta Young Eddie Conta travelled to Sweden at a very young age from[Read More…]

by April 15, 2015 2 comments Culture, Society
Al-Shabab: A Misguided Group

Al-Shabab: A Misguided Group

By Alhagi Manta Drammeh The scene of the rampage and killing of harmless innocent students on a Kenyan University campus is condemned in the strongest terms. The act is Islamically abominable, unacceptable and has to be confronted head on. The attack of a Kenyan University[Read More…]

by April 5, 2015 4 comments Culture, Politics, Religion
Philosophical Thinking Part 2

Philosophical Thinking Part 2

By Alhassan Darboe The discourse on the relationship between the body and mind, how they affect each other as a result of their association or lack of it, has been a debate among philosophers for a pretty long time. Philosophers, many of them, have devoured[Read More…]

by March 23, 2015 4 comments Culture, Freedom, Society
Gambian Cultural Film Maker Talks To Kantora Elders

Gambian Cultural Film Maker Talks To Kantora Elders

Pa Njie, a Gambian based in Sweden, is a leading cultural documentary film-maker on Gambian heritage for the past 10 years. His work on traditional music, cultural dance, drama and educative plays in villages have become a bedrock on his filmmaking. In this one-hour video[Read More…]

by March 22, 2015 2 comments Culture, News