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President Barrow’s Saddest Day

President Barrow’s Saddest Day

President Adama Barrow has described the Faraba incident, which led to the killing of three civilians, as one of the “the saddest days” of his life. “We cannot afford a repetition of what used to obtain [to take place] in the new Gambia. Yesterday was[Read More…]

by June 22, 2018 0 comments Society
Let’s Not Lose Our Minds!

Let’s Not Lose Our Minds!

A national tragedy occured yesterday and there is nothing that can justify the killings of innocent and unarmed civilians. The people of Faraba Banta are within their democratic rights to demonstrate and voice out their concern when their community is being threatened by the large[Read More…]

by June 19, 2018 0 comments Society
Gambia: A Moment In Time

Gambia: A Moment In Time

Late Monday afternoon, I came home to a pile of messages alerting to a fracas unveiling in the university town of Faraba Banta. A developing story, it reads, but the more I peel through correspondences, the scarier it came to be! Fellow Gambians – there[Read More…]

by June 19, 2018 0 comments Society
Darboe Extends Generosity To Victims’ Center

Darboe Extends Generosity To Victims’ Center

By Abdoulie John  A renowned Gambian philanthropist Momodou Turo Darboe on Saturday extended great largesse to the Kololi-based Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations. Through his Vision Development Foundation (VDF), Mr. Darboe showered 100 bags of rice and 225 bags of sugar to[Read More…]

by June 12, 2018 0 comments Society
Kentucky: Senegambians Celebrate Young Gambian Scholar

Kentucky: Senegambians Celebrate Young Gambian Scholar

By Alhassan Darboe, GunjurNewsonline The Senegambian community of Lexington and Kentucky on June 1st,2018 converged at Lexington Oakwood center to celebrate and pray for Omar Pa Mambuna Bojang, a gifted and serious young academic of Gunjur origin. Omar Bojang ,son of Pa Mambuna Bojang  of[Read More…]

by June 11, 2018 1 comment Society
Division Bedevils Serrekunda Market

Division Bedevils Serrekunda Market

By Abdoulie John Traders and street vendors at Serekunda market are not warming for better relations, with each group continuing to stand firm on its ground. Both sides claim their members move is ‘legally justified.’ The spiraling bad blood comes in the wake of crisis[Read More…]

by June 9, 2018 0 comments Society