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Rebirth Of Revolutionary African Music To Raise National Consciousness

Rebirth Of Revolutionary African Music To Raise National Consciousness

By Ousainou Mbenga The role that music plays in the African liberation struggle against exploitation and oppression has suffered a relative set back in recent years. But the set up for a revolutionary come back is evident in the message of the Democratic Union of[Read More…]

by May 12, 2014 0 comments Culture
History of Niani: Oral Account By Jali Banna Kanuteh

History of Niani: Oral Account By Jali Banna Kanuteh

Tune in to the illustrious history of Niani by the late Jali Banna Kanuteh on Tuesday. The griot master of Balafon player will narrate the founding story of Janjan Bureh, McCarthy Island or George Town. Jali Banna took us through a journey explaining how the[Read More…]

by April 28, 2014 3 comments Culture, Society
Our New Redlight District

Our New Redlight District

Africa is noted for marking each occasion with a fanfare of musical and traditional jamboree. Suffice it to say, each music or dance celebrates and showcases its cultural uniqueness and way of life. The Gambia is no exception to such carnivals. However, what distinguishes her[Read More…]

by March 3, 2014 0 comments Culture
Gays Exist In Ancestral Africa

Gays Exist In Ancestral Africa

Mr. Laye:  “Even in ancestral Africa, homosexuality did exist … there is no evidence whatsoever that gays as a group were persecuted in pre-colonial Africa”. Halake says:  “Absolutely, Kalil. We have always been a civilised and tolerant people – until the imperialists interfered! The “tolerance”[Read More…]

by March 2, 2014 0 comments Culture