Arts and Culture

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Music Light: Meet Gambia’s finest female artist Miss Jobizz
Mar 24, 2023, 12:47 PM

Miss Jobizz Kalajula is Gambia’s Finest Female Artist in the country’s musical industry.

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Poet Champion Cham bags bachelor of law
Mar 24, 2023, 12:45 PM

One of the country’s prolific poets, Omar Champion Cham, has bagged his bachelor’s degree in law from the University of The Gambia, following the UTG convocation that was held on Saturday at the QCity arena.

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Gambian gives Aida Samb car worth over half a million
Mar 24, 2023, 12:44 PM

Senegalese musician now married in The Gambia, Aida Samb, was on Saturday handed a Chevrolet Equinox car worth more than half a million dalasis by a Zainab Musa Darboe Jammeh

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The Fatunetwork Heroes’ Award night slated for May 13Heroes
Mar 24, 2023, 12:42 PM

Online media Fatunetwork in partnership with the country's biggest GSM operator Africell will be hosting this year’s Heroes Awards Night on May 13.

Gambian artists grace first edition of WOG Music Festival
Mar 24, 2023, 12:40 PM

Some of Gambia’s finest vocalists and musicians on Saturday graced and performed amazing songs in the first edition of Whats On Gam Music Festival, an event which is anticipated to become annual and one of the country’s top shows in the coming years.

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Team Hilarious to drop ‘Book of Tribes’ to discourage tribalism
Mar 24, 2023, 12:38 PM

Team Hilarious Gambia, a performance and comedy group, is anticipated to release a brand new film titled Book of tribes’

Mar 24, 2023, 12:36 PM

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In 2011, the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) designated April 30th as International Jazz Day. At the time it was announced that the celebration of International Jazz Day was conceived to “highlight jazz and its diplomatic role in bringing people together from all corners of the globe”

Dancehall star Sophia Bass blasts NAFAA, urges all women to dissociate from it
Mar 17, 2023, 1:41 PM

Sophia Bass, one of the country’s most lyrically-gifted female artistes, has urged women to dissociate themselves from National Female Artists Association.

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Sambou Suso conferred Women in Arts Award
Mar 17, 2023, 1:39 PM

The Network of Women in Arts has awarded Gambia’s veteran Afro-manding star Sambou Suso Women in Arts Award at a colourful ceremony that was held at the Ebunja Theatre in Kanifing Institutional Layout to to honour trailblazers who have made their mark in the world of the arts.

Jizzle’s Scorpions Vol. 2 bags 1M views on Spotify
Mar 17, 2023, 1:35 PM

Talented Gambian recording artiste, Jizzle, registers another individual achievement as his extended play ‘Scorpion Volume 2’ got over a million streams on Spotify, the world’s largest music streaming service.

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Late fashion icon conferred posthumous honour as fashion pioneer
Mar 17, 2023, 1:32 PM

Late Gambia fashion icon and entrepreneur, Mrs Pullo Cham, has been posthumously conferred Woman Fashion Pioneer of The Year by The Woman Boss on 4th March.

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Viki Blain conferred Pioneer Woman Boss in Entertainment
Mar 17, 2023, 1:30 PM

The Woman Boss on 4th March honoured former Gambian singer Viki Blain as Pioneer Woman Boss in Entertainment.

Mar 17, 2023, 1:27 PM

The story of jazz cannot be complete without reference to the venue that served as the springboard to fame for Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway, two of the most notable bandleaders of their time.

Art exhibition in Dakar by ANEKED set for Tomorrow
Mar 10, 2023, 1:50 PM

The African Network Against Extra-judicial Killings and Enforced Disappearances (ANEKED) is set to display a free traveling art exhibition dubbed ‘Memory House Dakar’ at Loman Art House in Dakar from tomorrow.

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Bright Stars rocked She Awards Gambia stage on Saturday
Mar 10, 2023, 1:48 PM

Bright Stars Entertainment, arguably the most popular comedy group in The Gambia, rocked the stage at the She Awards Gambia night, held at the Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara International Coneference Centre in Bijilo.

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‘A Long Day’ by Girl’s Agenda bags SGBV Film of the Year Award
Mar 10, 2023, 1:46 PM

Film titled ‘A Long Day’ by Girl’s Agenda Animation has bagged the prestigious Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) Film of the Year by She Awards Gambia, one of the country's organisations championing some of the most prestigious national awards.

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Awa Bling bags She Awards Gambia Music Personality of the Year
Mar 10, 2023, 1:44 PM

Awa Bling, one of the country’s female lyricists, on Saturday night bagged the She Awards Gambia Music Personality of the Year as an honour for his dedication and struggle in the fight against female genital mutilation (FGM).

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She Awards Gambia honours deserving women, organisations
Mar 10, 2023, 1:42 PM

She Awards Gambia, a women-led platform that recognizes and celebrates the outstanding efforts and achievements of Gambian women in various sectors, on Saturday honoured women leaders and trendsetters across various fields and walks of life.

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