Religion

“#ALLAH, SWT Has Decided .

“#ALLAH, SWT Has Decided .

“#ALLAH, SWT Has Decided  #Gambians Have Followed ”  (Brother Amadou Sowe, New York) By Jainaba Bah (Sweden)  In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful ALLAH Subhanahu Wa Ta’Aala Is:  “The Originator of the heavens and the earth. When He decrees a matter, He only says to it : ‘Be!’ — and it is”  [al-Baqarah 2:117]    ‘Verily, His Command, when He intends a thing, is only that He says to it, “Be!” —  and it is!’  [Ya-Seen 36:82].”  [Read More…]

by January 30, 2017 0 comments Religion
What Jammeh, Touray Need To Know

What Jammeh, Touray Need To Know

An open letter to the President of The Gambia & GAMCOTRAP-female circumcision Mr President and Ma, It is quite disheartening to know that you issued an executive order to ban female circumcision in The Gambia.  Sometimes I wonder what kind of Islam you are propagating;[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 13 comments Religion, Society
A Black Imam Breaks Ground In Mecca

A Black Imam Breaks Ground In Mecca

BRIAN DENTON FOR NEW YORK TIMES Two years ago, Sheik Adil Kalbani dreamed that he had become an imam at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Islam’s holiest city. Waking up, he dismissed the dream as a temptation to vanity. Although he is known for his[Read More…]

by July 13, 2016 5 comments Religion, Society
How NBR Governor Messes Up Salikenni

How NBR Governor Messes Up Salikenni

 Kinteh Conflicts are by nature inevitable in human interactions and a guiding element that also serves as a mirror to recall us from the brink of self destruction as a result of our words and actions. These perennial conflicts can be inflamed or discouraged very[Read More…]

by July 13, 2016 5 comments Religion, Society
An Eyewitness Account Of Salikenni Crisis

An Eyewitness Account Of Salikenni Crisis

By PROUD LAMBAI KAA As-salāmu alaykum [Peace be upon You] I am a native Salikenni Village and a proud one for that matter and I am fortunate to be an eyewitness of this skirmish on the Eid-ul-fitr prayer ground, sitting third row from the IMAM.[Read More…]

by July 11, 2016 7 comments Religion, Society
Lawyer Darboe’s Eid Message

Lawyer Darboe’s Eid Message

United Democratic Party Leader Lawyer Ousainou Darboe’s EID Message Fellow citizens and friends of The Gambia, as Muslims in the country and those around the world celebrate Eidul Fitr today, I send you sincere greetings and profound appreciation on my humble behalf and that of[Read More…]

by July 6, 2016 3 comments Politics, Religion