D M Badjie v4
Nov 29, 2023, 2:09 PM

The OIC Summit was first approved for the Gambia to host in 2018 under the government of the former President Jammeh.

The 'Ex-President Retirement Bill': An economic tragicomedy- a pantomime of fiscal folly
Nov 28, 2023, 10:50 AM

Once upon a time in The Gambia, a bill was introduced with such audacity that it could make even the most stoic observer of politics burst into uproarious laughter.

Israeli lies and false propaganda spread in African media
Nov 22, 2023, 11:12 AM

These lies attempt to justify Israel’s genocide against the people of Gaza, which has horrified the world for its brutality. 

D M Badjie
Nov 15, 2023, 11:27 AM

 Many Gambians complain about the high cost of living.

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Bintou Coker leads ARINWA for Annual General Meeting in Gambia
Nov 13, 2023, 12:15 PM

I recently caught up with Bintou Coker MBA, CAMS, and it was truly fascinating and uplifting to hear about her recent adventures within the ECOWAS region.

Women & Society: Making lives matter: Overcoming challenges faced by students with disabilities
Nov 9, 2023, 12:30 PM

In educational institutions around the world, there exists a diverse and dynamic student body, each individual possessing their unique set of abilities and challenges.

Tribute to Dr. Henry D.R. Carrol: The quintessential renaissance man of letters
Oct 31, 2023, 10:12 AM

 The eminent 18th Century English playwright, William Shakespeare, once mused on the enigma of mortality in the timeless tragedy of Hamlet, contemplating the elusive nature of death with the iconic soliloquy, "To die, to sleep – To sleep, perchance to dream – ay, there's the rub." These profound words resonate deeply, capturing the very essence of our existence, our insatiable quest for knowledge, and the poignant inevitability of the inexorable march of time.

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Tribute to Mr. Wilfred Bola Carrol by the Gambia High School (GHS) Class of 1975
Oct 27, 2023, 12:20 PM

This is a short eulogy to our classmate and friend – Mr. Wilfred Bola Carrol – from the Gambia High School Class of 1975.

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Israel/Ukraine or any other: Who is the biological baby of the Western World?
Oct 18, 2023, 12:28 PM

Ukraine is no longer enjoying the attention a baby would receive from its parents when attacked or threatened by an external aggressor(s). Ukraine’s ephemeral positioning as the baby of the United States and Europe and being pampered by moral, financial, logistical and military support has ended at the emergence or incipience of the Israeli/Palestinian imbroglio.

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WOMEN & SOCIETY:Empowering Voices: Unveiling Challenges of Women Market Vendors in Gambia
Oct 12, 2023, 12:02 PM

In the vibrant markets of The Gambia, where colours, flavours and cultures converge, there exists a force that often operates in the shadows of bustling commerce. Women vendors from different markets both in Kanfing Municipality and in the West Coast Region have voiced out the challenges they face to earn money and feed their families.

Open Letter to President Barrow: Jammeh is a bad role model
Oct 10, 2023, 10:39 AM

Dear President Adama Barrow,
Please allow us, with all due respect, to address this open letter to you. But before delving into the subject of our letter, please allow us to introduce ourselves.

Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina
Commentary : African Development Bank & the Bretton Woods Financial Institutions – World Bank & International Monetary Fund
Oct 5, 2023, 11:52 AM

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi  A. Adesina, is on a visit to The Gambia, surely to drum up support for its role as the Pan-African Development Bank by choice, or by default, as Africans have no other to call their own. Our citizens work there, and the retired ones guide us as well.

‘How we built the Gambia Army’
Sep 20, 2023, 2:29 PM

Reference to your article dated February 24 2017 and a book titled "how we built the Gambia national army" I wish to commend the author for the production of the book and for their (British Army Training Team. BATT) service to the Gambia. 

I am in genuine solidarity with the United Democratic Party (UDP)
Sep 20, 2023, 2:27 PM

With this write up, I wish to express my unwavering solidarity with The Gambia's main opposition party, UDP. The recent arrest and witch hunting occasioned against top UDP members is really unfortunate, unfair and unjust from the look of things.

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Women & Society: Challenges faced by career women in nurturing babies, careers
Sep 14, 2023, 11:12 AM

Hello, and welcome another edition of this column called Women and Society.

This column is designed to highlight issues affecting women and children across all sectors and also give them the opportunity to express their views.

Alkali James Gaye
Tribute to Alkali James Gaye
Sep 13, 2023, 11:15 AM

Those who have read my small book, Childhood Days in Chaku Bantang have seen how I was pulled out of school over and over again by my father.

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