My take on the current political situation in The Gambia

Friday, August 03, 2018
Dear Editor, I wish to thank you for having provided me and many others with space in your widely read paper to reach out to your readership. I...
To The Late Aja Fatou Asombie ...

To The Late Aja Fatou Asombie Bojang: Adieu - ‘Emitei Chaami’

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
A wonderful mother, the late Aja Fatou Asombie Bojang, was the very embodiment of love, magnanimity and compassion. News of her passing brought to me...
BIBLICAL REFLECTIONS  GOD’S WA...

BIBLICAL REFLECTIONS GOD’S WAYS AND THOUGHTS

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Speaking through His prophet Isaiah, God made it crystal clear that He does not do things the way humans do, nor does He think or perceive things the...

Personnel is Policy: Bad Choices at Ministries of Agriculture and Tourism. Dr. Ousman Gajigo

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
When the Barrow government was preparing to take power, they made a major announcement that key ministerial posts would be given to technocrats. This...
Open Letter to President Barro...

Open Letter to President Barrow JUSTICE FOR THE FARABA VICTIMS NOW!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Dear Mr. President, When you appointed me Executive Secretary of the TRRC back in late January 2018, my understanding was that your government was...
Chinese State Councilor and Fo...

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi: “Shanghai Spirit” is highlighted at the Qingdao Summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Monday, June 18, 2018
On June 10, 2018, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi gave an interview to the media in Qingdao, introducing the outcomes of the Shanghai...

CHILDREN AND THE LAW JUVENILE JUSTICE IN THE GAMBIA: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES

Friday, March 09, 2018
Justice will not be served if we maintained our exclusive focus on the questions that drive our current justice systems: what laws have been broken?...
OPINION: Consumer Welfare in T...

OPINION: Consumer Welfare in The Gambia

Wednesday, March 07, 2018
The above subject is of great concern to me over the years and am glad that you allow me space in your widely read news paper to publish this...
“Time to bust the myths about ...

“Time to bust the myths about Turkey. Europe couldn’t do without us”,

Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Urban myths have crept into European public debates about Turkey. Every now and then, one has to pause and deflate a few of them. Let me do so on...
FEATURE: Infertility stigmatiz...

FEATURE: Infertility stigmatization: Gambian perspective

Tuesday, March 06, 2018
The way a marriage ceremony is celebrated in Gambian society is overwhelming. Relatives gather and ululate for the new bride who is a symbol of...
Tribute to a wonderful husband...

Tribute to a wonderful husband and father

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Abdou M.C. Jallow, today 15th February 2018 marks two years since your golden heart stopped beating, your hardworking hands at rest. It broke our...
Tribute to Modou Sanyang

Tribute to Modou Sanyang

Thursday, February 01, 2018
Modou, I first met you at the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court. You were working for “The Point” newspaper as a court reporter. I was also writing for the...

Tribute to the late Sam H.M. Jones (1923 -2017) Friend, Teacher and Mentor

Thursday, February 01, 2018
Delivered at thanksgiving service, St. Mary’s Cathedral Church,30th January 2018 On the morning of Christmas Day 2017, I received the shocking...

FEATURE: How Global Journalists Get Together for Freedom of Media and Peace Journalism

Thursday, January 18, 2018
To journalists, the year 2017 represents the misfortune of journalism. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says at least 81 reporters...

WORK AND IMPACT OF LEGAL AID IN THE GAMBIA

Friday, January 05, 2018
The National Agency for Legal Aid (NALA) was established by an Act of the National Assembly (Legal Aid Act, 2008) and was formally launched in...

ACCESS TO JUSTICE THROUGH THE PROVISION OF LEGAL AID

Friday, January 05, 2018
Many ordinary Gambians will tell you that when they or any of their family members, relatives or friends need legal assistance in whichever form, the...
Feature: Introducing Dr. Assan...

Feature: Introducing Dr. Assan Jallow, The First Gambian to bags the awards of chartered Economist from the Global Academy of Finance and Managment - GAFM

Friday, January 05, 2018
The Global Academy of Finance and Management (GAFM) has recently licensed and admitted Dr. Assan Jallow as a certified and Chartered Economist (ChE)....

OPINION: Gambia on a roll

Wednesday, January 03, 2018
In a recent “Letter from Africa” column for the BBC’s Africa service, veteran Ghanaian journalist and former government minister Elizabeth Ohene...
Essential Legal Aid and Access...

Essential Legal Aid and Access to Justice in The Gambia

Friday, December 29, 2017
Mr. Charles Thomas is acting executive secretary of National Agency for Legal Aid (NALA). It was in the context of the various on-going national...

OPINION: THE ROLE OF PREVENTIVE DIPLOMACY DURING THE POLITICAL IMPASSE IN THE GAMBIA.

Thursday, December 07, 2017
The idea of preventive diplomacy has captivated the United Nations ever since it was first articulated by Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld nearly...

OPINION: Fault Lines – Building A Secular State

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Disclaimer – Religion has never been an issue of major contention or divide among the people of The Gambia and any politician, past or present, who...
OPINION: Hon. Halifa Sallah is...

OPINION: Hon. Halifa Sallah is a true statesman and no amount of criticisms can denied him his statesmanship

Thursday, November 02, 2017
My lecturer at the University of The Gambia once said “Most Gambians listens to respond, but not listen to comprehend.” This however, is clearly...

OPINION: Freedom of Speech vs. Peace

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Freedom of speech - is enshrined in our constitution, by virtue of Section 25. This right these days is very much in the news. The answer is...

OPINION: Democracy is a state of mind

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
A recent BBC Newshour Extra program hosted a panel that discussed the question, “Is Democracy working for Africa?” This question is as old as African...

OPINION: STATEMENT from Pa Njie Girigara, a citizen of the Gambia.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
I Pa Njie Girigara hereby declare and say as follows; That we the majority of Gambians fought very hard to remove from office the regime of a...
OPINION: A LETTER TO MY EMPLOY...

OPINION: A LETTER TO MY EMPLOYER

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
To: My Employer Somewhere in The Gambia Mr. Morro Krubally Somewhere in The Gambia The Gambia October 14, 2017 RE: UNSUBSCRIBE TO THE...

The Gambia’s National Water and Electricity Conundrum: The Search for Answers

Thursday, October 05, 2017
Dear Editor: Please allow us some space in your prestigious and informative newspaper to join the voices of the multitude of Gambians in weighing...

The dark side of our education system: What remedy?

Thursday, October 05, 2017
Education is confined to theoretical learning. It is the development of knowledge, values and understanding required in all aspects of life. The...

For the records: Gambia-based human rights body sues Mali at ECOWAS Court

Friday, September 22, 2017
The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), based in The Gambia, has recently sued the government of Mali before the ECOWAS...

PRESS RELEASE ON THE OCCASION OF THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

Thursday, September 21, 2017
WANEP Affirms Respect, Safety and Dignity for All The West Africa Network for Peace building (WANEP) joins the global community to commemorate the...
Rediscover Information: The ma...

Rediscover Information: The mandate of African media to global audience

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
A paper presented by Yaya B. Baldeh on the theme “Uplifting Africa’s Status through Media” at a seminar, organised by the Centre for Africa Strategic...

CHILDREN & THE LAW: “CHILD LABOUR”

Thursday, September 14, 2017
In our quest to understand the question of ‘Child Labour’, we will be obliged to define and describe the followings – 1).what is ‘Child Labour’? 2)....
FOR THE RECORDS: ECOMANSA rese...

FOR THE RECORDS: ECOMANSA research trip to Mauritania ‘successful’

Tuesday, September 05, 2017
The research trip undertaken by the University of The Gambia Economic and Management Students’ Association (ECOMANSA) to Mauritania was a resounding...
OPINION:  Building The New Gam...

OPINION: Building The New Gambia: Coalition Leaders Must Tell Us The Truth About the MoU

Monday, August 28, 2017
Since the Opposition Convention in October 2016, all of its leaders, individually and collectively including President Adama Barrow have consistently...

OPINION: RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE: BANJUL SETTING THE PACE

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Citing from three significant events in our history between December 2015 and August 2017, one could safely say that Banjul is setting the pace in...

Opinion: Regional Economic Development and Spatial Disparities in The Gambia

Thursday, August 24, 2017
The gulf in quality of services, resources and opportunities in the different regions of the country is a cause for concern. The evidence shows that...
Opinion: No Beautiful Feathers

Opinion: No Beautiful Feathers

Thursday, August 17, 2017
In a reaction to “Gambia on the Move - II” on the Community of Gambianist Scholars listserv, an anonymous member wrote: “This is truly a very...
Gambia on the Move – II

Gambia on the Move – II

Wednesday, August 09, 2017
There is no doubt that the new Gambia is faced with a myriad of complex problems. Our economy is broken. Our civil service is broken. Our educational...
OPINION: CASSAMANCE THE UNTOLD...

OPINION: CASSAMANCE THE UNTOLD STORY (Part.7)

Friday, July 28, 2017
Throughout 2002, MFDC gunmen or suspected MFDC gunmen committed numerous killings. For example, in March 2002 suspected MFDC insurgents attacked a...

Interior Minister. Who are you?

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
I must admit that I am one of your fans who followed your actions and utterances with keen interest and defended almost all of them. I supported your...

Gambia Tethering On The Brink Of, Democratic Political Despair

Monday, July 17, 2017
(Thursday, 13th July 2017 issue) Dear Editor. Over the past month’s, the democratic Political system in the country has ever more becomes...
IGP, WHO ARE YOU?

IGP, WHO ARE YOU?

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Many will probably agree with me that the police force in The Gambia has never had a good public rating for a number of reasons and I will not be...
A TRIBUTE: DR RALPHINA D’ALMEI...

A TRIBUTE: DR RALPHINA D’ALMEIDA, NEE PHILOTT

Friday, July 07, 2017
It is announced the passing away at the Medical Research Council, on Tuesday, 4th July 2017, of Mrs D’Almeida. The great Lady was popularly known as...
OPINION:A letter from Kuntaur ...

OPINION:A letter from Kuntaur Fullakunda

Monday, June 19, 2017
Alhagie Jaiteh 56 Watson Green Road Dudley DY2 7LF West Midlands United Kingdom 5Th, April, 2017 His Excellency Adama Barrow,...
GPU/UTG MoU institutionalised ...

GPU/UTG MoU institutionalised negative discrimination

Monday, June 19, 2017
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) purportedly signed between the Gambia Press Union and the School of Journalism and Digital Media, University of...

OPINION: Gambia’s democracy survives political turbulence

Friday, June 16, 2017
Peaceful transfer of power trending on the continent As the results of The Gambia’s presidential election trickled in last December, incumbent...

Leaping Forward into the Political Renaissance of the Post-Jammeh Regime: The Missing Instrument in our Toolbox

Thursday, June 15, 2017
The twenty-two years of the Jammeh regime and its aftermath have provided the perfect theater for the study of the impact of political literacy and...

Opinion: Building The New Gambia

Monday, June 12, 2017
So Far, Is The National Assembly Failing Us? In our democracy the most powerful institution with the greatest responsibility by law is the...

TRIBUNE: 2024 Games: a strategic choice for the future of the African sports

Friday, May 05, 2017
As sport representatives from 54 African countries are gathering this week in Djibouti for the General Assembly of the Association of National...
HOME AFFAIRS: VGI hits another...

HOME AFFAIRS: VGI hits another milestone in improving healthcare services

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The Village Girl Initiative (VGI) is a non-profitable charity organization registered both in the United States of Ohio and in The Gambia, West...
HOME AFFAIRS: Activists speak ...

HOME AFFAIRS: Activists speak on International Women’s Day

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Activists and Journalists active in the service of women and girls and issues affecting them, yesterday spoke to this reporter on the occasion of...

Marlborough’s 34-year partnership with Gunjur in The Gambia praised by the newly inaugurated President Barrow

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
I am writing this from Marlborough’s link community of Gunjur in The Gambia to which I have travelled to share with Gambian friends the return to...
HOME AFFAIRS: The surprising b...

HOME AFFAIRS: The surprising benefits of marrying young

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Marriage has become a basic necessity of life. A person would feel he/she is complete, only when they get married. Some people get married at an...
HOME AFFAIRS: Congratulations ...

HOME AFFAIRS: Congratulations and happy Independence Mr President

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
After twenty-two years of tyranny, torture, injustice and human rights abuse, The Gambia is now free from all of that. Congratulations and happy 52...
HOME AFFAIRS: Solution Bay: Sp...

HOME AFFAIRS: Solution Bay: Spirituality welcomes new Gambia

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Solution Bay: Spirituality movement over the weekend held a press conference to welcome the new government of the Third Republic of The Gambia. ...
HOME AFFAIRS: CPA calls for ch...

HOME AFFAIRS: CPA calls for child protection policy in schools

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
The Child Protection Alliance (CPA) yesterday called for a child protection policy in schools, at the education stakeholders training session held at...

ST. JUDE THADDEUS

Monday, February 06, 2017
Pray to St. Jude Thaddeus in Your Difficult Times or Bad Situations, And See the Wonders of God’s Power! Introduction Many pilgrims who visited...
HOME AFFAIRS: Are the GSM oper...

HOME AFFAIRS: Are the GSM operators fair to us?

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
The current state of internet services provided by our GSM operators has left many customers dump-founded. What should have been an atmosphere of...

OPEN LETTER TO HON. HALIFA SALLAH AND HON. MAI FATTY (THE ENTIRE COALITION MEMB ERS) BECOMING AN ACTIVE CITIZENRY The Roadmap Towards Sustainable and Active Development

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Dr Demba K. Darboe, Development Consultant Now is the time to deepen our active participation in democratic process. But it’ll require active...
HOME AFFAIRS: How in-laws impa...

HOME AFFAIRS: How in-laws impact your marriage

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Men who are on good terms with their wife’s parents are more likely to enjoy a long-lasting marriage. You are a grown up woman; it is perfectly...

History corner ARMITAGE High School, Georgetown, clocks 90 years: A BRIEF HISTORY Hassoum Ceesay (1983-1988 batch)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Lest we forget, in these times of political uncertainty and worry, this famous school located in Georgetown, is 90 years old this month. Before we...
Multiculturalism is the way wh...

Multiculturalism is the way which leads to the world’s culture

Monday, January 09, 2017
issued 06January2017 Most of our words which are using by our society every day for expressing different emotions, news, and impressions are related...
Tribute to Isatou Mboge (Neneh...

Tribute to Isatou Mboge (Neneh Girl) on the 1st anniversary of her death

Monday, January 09, 2017
Living with the loss of a loved one is always hard, and the feeling of grief is made more acute around certain events in the year; such as birthdays,...
On why Barrow’s inauguration s...

On why Barrow’s inauguration should holdThe petition can proceed but the life of the country should not stop, the inauguration should take place

Thursday, January 05, 2017
In the spirit of Christmas and the New Year, I wish to convey great tidings of peace, love, joy and happiness to all my friends and family,...

Call on President Jammeh to accept election result

Thursday, January 05, 2017
In every situation, there could be a positive outcome. May Allah bring that positive outcome to resolve our political nightmare very soon? On the...
HOME AFFAIRS: My vision was cl...

HOME AFFAIRS: My vision was clouded by Satan

Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Before I start, I just want to say I’m not very good at talking about myself, but I will try and try my best. Alhamdulillah, as I sat down and...
OPENION:OUR EYES ARE IN TEARS ...

OPENION:OUR EYES ARE IN TEARS 2Some Trading

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Following your U-turn in refusing to accept the December, 1st 2016 presidential election result, you have plunged the entire nation into a state of...
HOME AFFAIRS: NACCUG-trained b...

HOME AFFAIRS: NACCUG-trained board members on social performance management

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The National Association of Co-operative Credit Unions of The Gambia (NACCUG), with funding from the Irish Aid Foundation, recently held a two-day...
LETTER TO DEYDA HYDARA: Eulogy...

LETTER TO DEYDA HYDARA: Eulogy from a Kin

Thursday, December 22, 2016
Greetings Deyda! Shall I bow, with your permission, in honour of your legacy? I write this letter gazing upon the distant horizon with the sting of...

AU ECOSOCC Press Statement

Thursday, December 22, 2016
AU ECOSOCC calls for an expedient and peaceful transition of power in the Gambia Addis Ababa, 14 December 2016: African Union Economic, social and...

Rights of Children Accused of Crimes

Thursday, December 22, 2016
Is there a risk that a child might falsely confess to a crime while talking to police? Does the law reflect this risk? This article will discuss the...
HOME AFFAIRS: Child rights is ...

HOME AFFAIRS: Child rights is everybody’s business

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Looking at the general comment written by the UN Committee, on the rights and welfare of children, it stated that state parties should include...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Pri...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Prison Fellowship The Gambia Executive Director highlights achievements, strategic plans for 2017

Monday, December 19, 2016
The Executive Director of Prison Fellowship The Gambia, Dr Abee Abraham, has spoken about their existence as an organization while highlighting some...
PRESS STATEMENT ON THE POLITIC...

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE POLITICAL IMPASSE IN THE GAMBIA

Thursday, December 15, 2016
We are deeply concerned about the ongoing political impasse in The Gambia, following the result of the December 1, 2016 presidential elections. ...
UK Minister for Africa urges r...

UK Minister for Africa urges respect for Gambian election results

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Tobias Ellwood, Minister for Africa, calls on President Jammeh to respect the will of the Gambian people. Tobias Ellwood, Minister for Africa,...
Rejoiner: Lets say no to triba...

Rejoiner: Lets say no to tribalism in Gambia

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Adama Jobe (author of the original title) demonstrated good intentions when he calls us to reflect back on what it means to be a country, a nation...
AN APPEAL FOR THE PRESIDENT OF...

AN APPEAL FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC TO INTERVENE

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
It is with pleasure that I write to formally draw the attention of the Office of the President to a life threatening practice. Your Excellency, Mr...
HOME AFFAIRS: Motherhood in ch...

HOME AFFAIRS: Motherhood in childhood-teenage pregnancy devastates girls’ lives

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
It is clear that when a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically, and rarely for the better. Her education may end, her job...

The Smile Strikes Back – Gambia Nice Again

Friday, December 09, 2016
“The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama Barrow.” Say it once more. “The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama...

Roadmap for successThe Roadmap for success for the duly Elected Coalition Party of the Republic of The Gambia

Friday, December 09, 2016
The time for the Coalition is too short, Please do not try to bite more than you can chew. Please remember that that you have just signed a...

WE ARE ONE PEOPLE, ONE GAMBIAThe coalition have the support of the majority of the people and have worked hard which enabled them took power in a democratic way. Gambians thank God for peaceful election on 1st December 2016.

Thursday, December 08, 2016
It is evident that many Gambians voted for the coalition because they have the hope that democracy will be promoted under their regime. Also by...
Thursday’s poll: Long-sufferin...

Thursday’s poll: Long-suffering opposition finally pulls it off

Thursday, December 08, 2016
They have a long history of underachievement. For over two decades, they rarely managed to successfully take on Yahya Jammeh – a man who was going to...

President-elect Barrow needs to be a strong leader in order to be successful

Thursday, December 08, 2016
President-elect Barrow needs to be a strong leader in order to be successful. The new president-elect of the coalition party has a rare opportunity...
Let’s say no to tribalism in G...

Let’s say no to tribalism in Gambia!

Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Tribalism has been a talk in every corner in The Gambia before, during and after the election, which The Gambia was never known for. Tribalism can...
TRIBUTE IN MEMORY OF OUR TEACH...

TRIBUTE IN MEMORY OF OUR TEACHER AND MENTOR : MRS DELPHINE CARROL

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
It is an inevitable end but rather difficult to come to term with, especially for someone so dear to us. Sunday, 20th of November 2016 was a day we...
HOME AFFAIRS: Gambia decides t...

HOME AFFAIRS: Gambia decides tomorrow! Let’s maintain peace during and after the election

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
On 1December 2016, the attention of the world focuses on The Gambia as the country heads to the presidential election. This serves as a unique...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: WAD...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: WADAF conducts Training of Trainers for fisherfolk

Monday, November 28, 2016
The West African Association for the Development of Artisanal Fisheries (WADAF) over the weekend organised a Training of Trainers course for various...
HOME AFFAIRS: CPA briefs journ...

HOME AFFAIRS: CPA briefs journalists on public children budgets

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
The Child Protection Alliance (CPA) over the weekend brought together journalists to popularise the general committee at a briefing held at ActionAid...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Swi...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Swiss-Gambia officials visit intervention sites in Brumen village

Monday, November 21, 2016
The management of Swiss-Gambia foundation based in Kololi/Switzerland over the weekend visited their project intervention sites at Brumen village, in...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Rad...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Radville Farm operations manager reflects on achievements, challenges in out-growers programme

Monday, November 14, 2016
Radville Farm Limited finance and operations manager Sulayman Mboge has outlined constraints and challenges faced during the implementation of the...
HOME AFFAIRS: GAHA holds dialo...

HOME AFFAIRS: GAHA holds dialogue on youth irregular migration (Backway)

Wednesday, November 09, 2016
The Gambia Gold Award Holders Association (GAHA) in partnership with the National Youth Council (NYC) and DW-TV of Germany Monday organised a...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: NAC...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: NACOFAG holds retreat to reflect on achievements, challenges

Monday, November 07, 2016
The management of the National Coordination of Farmer Organizations in The Gambia (NACOFAG) recently wrapped up a four-day annual retreat held in...

HOME AFFAIRS: SHFGs hits another milestone in fight against FGM

Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Safe Hands For Girls (SHFGs) with funding from UNICEF Thursday trained 60 students in the Greater Banjul Area on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and...

Public Lecture on the “Legal Framework for Juvenile Justice in the Gambia/Perspectives on the Age of Criminal Liability” Convened by the Institute for the Advancement of Children’s Rights (IACR) October 5, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016
PRESENTED BY MR. MALICK H.B. JALLOW ESQ, LLB (Hons), BL, PDIL Good Morning All, I now make a presentation in my capacity as a Legal Practitioner...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Lib...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Liberian delegates impressed by Gambia agricultural best practices

Monday, October 24, 2016
The head of the Liberian smallholder farmers’ delegates, who were in the country for a six-day exchange visit, Edward S. Kamara, has expressed...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: CAB CALLOWA...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: CAB CALLOWAY—the King of Cotton Club in New York

Friday, October 21, 2016
Although we have traced the origins of jazz to the city of New Orleans in Louisiana U.S.A, the music did not gain prominence until it moved north to...
HOME AFFAIRS: Breast cancer, a...

HOME AFFAIRS: Breast cancer, a concern for all

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
An important way to keep up with your breast health is to be aware of how your breasts normally looks and feels, and know what changes to look for. ...
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO...

AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: FAO Statement on World Food Day (16 October)

Monday, October 17, 2016
Statement of José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the UN FAO on the occasion of World Food Day on 16 October read on his behalf by Dr Perpetua...
HOME AFFAIRS: Behind that smil...

HOME AFFAIRS: Behind that smile: Gambian girl, 20, shares story living with sickle cell disease

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
My journey began when I was only seven, that’s all I can remember. For the earlier years, I couldn’t tell what it was. But I understood that I was...
HOME AFFAIRS: Are girls wearin...

HOME AFFAIRS: Are girls wearing ‘hijab’ for fashion or for Islam?!

Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Nowadays, it is clearly seen that many of the Gambian girls, to be specific, have embraced the ‘Hijab’, wearing of which is said to be a part of...
Protecting Children: “Children...

Protecting Children: “Children and the Law”

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Welcome to the introductory edition of “Children and the Law” column brought to you by the Institute for the Advancement of Children’s Rights (IACR)...
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