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How Nasty rulers steal our wealth and make us poor
The Looting Machine, warlords, tycoons, smugglers and the systematic theft of Africa’s wealth, Tom Burgis, Collins, 2016 324 Pages. This book...
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Dr Ismaila Ceesay, Political Science Lecturer, The University of The Gambia
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The Long Road to Democracy in The Gambia edited by Prof Pierre Gomez It is a great pleasure for me, and indeed an honour to review this book, ‘The...
Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle for Global Justice - Geoffrey Robertson
Friday, March 10, 2017
Penguin. A book review by Danny Yee © 2000 http://dannyreviews.com/ In Crimes Against Humanity lawyer and human rights campaigner Geoffrey...
Dissecting the Jammeh tyranny
Friday, March 03, 2017
The Gambia under AFPRC-APRC Rule, 1994-2008, Abdoulaye Saine, Lexington Books, 2010. Professor Saine has been in the forefront of the fight to end...
How the Gambia Army was founded
Friday, February 24, 2017
How We Built the Gambia Army, Trevor Stewart, Author House, 2016, 104 pages In early 1984, 33 years ago the PPP regime of President Alhagi Sir...
In God’s Path: The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empire by Robert Hoyland
Friday, February 17, 2017
Reviewed by Dr Youssef Choueiri, University of Manchester The main aim of this book is to answer the following question: how does one account for...
The nature and scope of Islamic education in West Africa Islamic Education in Africa by Robert Launay, Indiana University Press, 2016, 323 pages.
Friday, February 10, 2017
This is an academic text which comprises 15 chapters written by noted historians and theologians, all of them revisiting how Islam is taught in West...
Islam: beliefs and teachings
Friday, February 03, 2017
Ghulam Sarwar, Muslim Education Trust, UK, 8th edition, 2016, 240 pages. I can remember this was the standard textbook for high school students in...
Book Review: The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
Friday, January 27, 2017
In THE SHOCK DOCTRINE, Naomi Klein explodes the myth that the global free market triumphed democratically. Exposing the thinking, the money trail and...
BLOOD RIVER - A Journey To Africa’s Broken Heart- Tim Butcher
Friday, January 13, 2017
As a journalist Tim Butcher had covered stories from all over war torn Africa, but it was the system of corruption and secrecy veiling the Congo that...
Congo: The Epic History of a People by David van Reybrouck, book review
Friday, December 30, 2016
This ambitious history of the Congo tells a story of ravishment – and dark comedy Reviewed by Andy Morgan Like “genius” or “masterpiece”, “epic”...
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GFF briefs media ahead of int’l friendly clashes against Morocco
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OPINION: MESSAGE TO THE GAMBIAN ELECTORATE
BIBLICAL REFLECTIONS:FOR A CLOSER WALK WITH GOD
Ministry of Finance, GPPA train procurement actors
Advance School hosts inter-school French competition
NCAC reviews, updates management plan of Stone Circles of Senegambia
Abidjan Convention COP12 poses to table ocean issues
Tourism Minister dilates on significance of NCAC workshop
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Halifa threatens to file petition against IEC
Gov’t gets $3M boost from UN
Gov’t to root out ghost workers in civil service
Issuance of ID cards, passports suspended
Drammeh: ‘I want to do something for my people’
‘I’m not seeking a salaried job’: PDOIS Banjul North Candidate
GPU prepares journalists for elections
Prosecution witness taken to task in soldier’s trial
Nationwide government audit a good move!
Gambia leave for Casablanca prior to int’l friendless with Morocco, CAR
Gambia to host World Championship qualifiers
GNOC to install sports improvement facilities for youth development
Gamtel shock Hawks to evolve in GFF 1st league after terrible start to league campaign
Gambia CHAN team invites 22 players for int’l friendlies against Morocco
TOWARDS A MORE JUST SOCIETY
THE REVOLUTION CONTINUES
In Defence of Halifa and Co
Prince Sankanu’s “Pain of Sorrow” Sparks the New Wave of Gambian Filmmaking
WAJA/FAJ Solidarity Mission to The Gambia
Youth Forum: Camp Africa set for youth camp
GCCI, GPPA on institutional capacity awareness on procurement regulations
Female independent candidate for Basse constituency speaks
‘We will turn CRR’s challenges to opportunities,’ says new governor
Star GMS presents solar torch lights to security units
Fair Play: Election the business of all
Ex-NIA top brass appearance in court illegal, says defence
‘There is no Coalition or Independent Coalition Candidate’: IEC Chairman
‘Whatever we do is for the interest, peace and stability of the country’
Four judges back at work
Gambian film narrowly misses int’l award after nomination
Old Yundum Alkalo assures Barrow of full support
Bottrop retain inter-school athletics championship
Gambia name squad ahead of camp
Trust Bank awards ten outstanding students
Media personnel trained on migration issues
Action Gambia donates healthcare material to EFSTH
Gambia celebrates World Consumer Rights Day