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British MPs Back Gambia’s Student Massacre Probe

British MPs Back Gambia’s Student Massacre Probe

More than 20 British lawmakers have signed a motion calling on Prime Minister David Cameron to add his country’s support for an immediate international inquiry into the Gambia’s April 10 and 11 student massacres. At least 14 unarmed Gambian students were shot to death by[Read More…]

by May 9, 2014 1 comment News

What It Means To Be Black

By Seedy S. Fofanah   To be Black Means to be proud of my color From the East to the West From the North to South I preserve my color like other races For the world was meant to be black   To be black To[Read More…]

by May 9, 2014 4 comments News
‘Jammeh Will Never Become AU Chair’

‘Jammeh Will Never Become AU Chair’

The leader of the People’s Progressive Party is of the view that unless changes his bad system of governance, “President Yahya Jammeh will never be the Chairman of the African Union (AU).” Despite being in office for almost two decades, Gambian leader is yet to[Read More…]

by May 8, 2014 2 comments Politics
Entertainers And The Gambian Struggle

Entertainers And The Gambian Struggle

Pata PJ Throughout the history of Mankind, music has been an integral part of our deals; sort of a therapy. In times of happiness and sorrow, people have always turned to music for consolation and in some cases ‘avenge’ their hurt (diss tracks?) and show[Read More…]

by May 7, 2014 14 comments Society
Gambia’s Season That Never Was Part 1

Gambia’s Season That Never Was Part 1

By Mohamed Lamin Sillah March 31st 2014 saw the official coming to an end of the Gambia’s formal groundnut marketing season. It was a season without its usual characteristics fanfare, for crowded seccos, as buying points are called here, pyramids of groundnuts, dwarfing rusty screening implements that[Read More…]

by May 7, 2014 0 comments Politics
DUGA Wants Mutabaruka To Shun Roots Festival

DUGA Wants Mutabaruka To Shun Roots Festival

Uhuru Brother Muta, We hope this letter finds you in the best of health and in the highest spirit of resistance against the oppression of African people. It came to our attention that you have been invited to participate in the annual Roots Homecoming Festival[Read More…]

by May 7, 2014 1 comment Editorial