History of Fishing Industry In Kombo

History of Fishing Industry In Kombo

This video documentary is the work of the historical fact-finders of the  University of the Gambia. It gives a detailed survey of how traditional fishing was conducted was conducted prior to the introduction of modern technology. It also explains the transformation and development of the[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments Society
Military Seizes Power In Burkina Faso

Military Seizes Power In Burkina Faso

The military in the West African nation of Burkina Faso seized control of the government on Thursday and set a dusk-to-dawn curfew in what one general described as an effort to protect lives and restore order. Unrest has gripped Burkina Faso — a key ally[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 6 comments Politics
US Punches Gambia On Face

US Punches Gambia On Face

The United States has punched the Gambia government for the disappearance of two US citizens and violating the rights of people. In a statement at the 20th Session of the Universal Periodic Review in Geneva, Switzerland, US Ambassador said his government is deeply dismayed by[Read More…]

by October 29, 2014 4 comments News
Fatou Jaw Manneh’s Speech At Oslo Freedom Forum

Fatou Jaw Manneh’s Speech At Oslo Freedom Forum

  Maafanta Proprietor and Publisher spoke at a recent Freedom Forum  held in the Norwegian capital Oslo. Madam Fatou Jaw Manneh provided an account of her arrest, detention and subsequent prosecution by the Gambia’s dictatorial regime a few years ago. She explained the harrowing details[Read More…]

by October 26, 2014 2 comments Politics
OJ Calls 20th Celebration An Insult

OJ Calls 20th Celebration An Insult

The leader of the ousted People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has taken a swipe on President Yahya Jammeh for celebrating 20th anniversary of a coup d’état that resulted to the downfall of a constitutionally elected government of the Gambia. In a video broadcast embedded on our[Read More…]

by October 22, 2014 4 comments Politics
Historian Digs Into History of Kombo

Historian Digs Into History of Kombo

“A society that has been denied the ability to tell and understand its history is doomed.” Musa Saidykhan  The local history of different regions in the Gambia is mostly contentious but the story needs to be told. It is in this regard that a lecturer[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 3 comments Culture, Editorial