Book Review

The Danial of Death
 “The Denial of Death,”
Mar 24, 2023, 12:14 PM

How the fact of death powers the human drive to life
During our childhood, gradually through observation then perhaps all at once through our parents’ telling, we all come to learn that our life will not last forever. We become aware of death.

Curriculum Thesis - Except
Mar 17, 2023, 1:17 PM

A critical understanding of CP making in one nation requires an appreciation of the context  within which the study is conducted.

Michel the Giant by Tete-Michel Kpomassie
Mar 17, 2023, 1:12 PM

I had started on a voyage of discovery, only to find that it was I who was being discovered,” writes Tété-Michel Kpomassie in this memoir of his time as “an African in Greenland”, first published in 1981 and now reissued by Penguin Modern Classics in a translation by James Kirkup.

Killer in the Kremlin by John Sweeney
Killer in the Kremlin by John Sweeney
Mar 10, 2023, 1:39 PM

John Sweeney’s book is not a disinterested biography of Vladimir Putin, the eponymous “Killer in the Kremlin”. It is, instead, a polemic relating not only to Russia’s president but to many other aspects of the politics of Russia and Ukraine. At its best it points to some of Putin’s most execrable traits and at its worst elevates the author to the position of the book’s leading character.

The Book of Negroes 
Feb 10, 2023, 2:35 PM

There are some books you don’t feel qualified to review.

Education report
A Brief History of Education in The Gambia
Jan 20, 2023, 1:34 PM

Education Reports

From the 1930s onwards, education specialists were invited to review the education system and submit reports, with recommendations, on the state of education in The Gambia.

Sulayman M Trawally
Moral Reflection and Thoughts book to be launched on Feb. 11
Jan 20, 2023, 1:11 PM

Sulayman M. Trawally, a former Permanent Secretary is set to launch his book titled: “Moral Reflections and Thoughts.

civil wars v2
How Civil Wars Start by Barbara F. Walter
Jan 13, 2023, 1:52 PM

Barbara Walter does not expect to see a civil war in the US of the order of the conflict that tore the nation apart in the 1860s, but that’s chiefly because civil wars are fought differently these days. And it’s about the only comfort a concerned reader can take from this sobering account of how civil wars start and are conducted in our time.

Jan 6, 2023, 1:22 PM

November 1969
Historical Background
The first schools in The Gambia were opened by Christian Missions shortly after the founding of Bathurst in 1816.

Historical dictionary of the Gambia
Historical Dictionary of The Gambia by Arnold Hughes and David Perfect (4th Edition – The Scarecrow Press, UK, 2008)
Dec 29, 2022, 12:41 PM

(The fifth edition was published in 2016 by David Perfect. He is presently compiling the sixth edition)

Alhagie Saidy Barrow v2
Dec 8, 2022, 10:41 AM

From the former Director of Research and Investigations of the Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) comes a behind-the-scenes narrative of investigating twenty-two years of human rights violations in the quest for accountability and reconciliation.

Dec 1, 2022, 10:05 AM

This book will be launched on Friday, 16 December 2022, at the Ebunjan Theatre, Kanifing Institutional Area @ 3 p.m. Come early to secure yourself a place.

Theatre - an effective tool for Human Rights Education
Nov 17, 2022, 10:35 AM

The Netherlands Office in Dakar, funded programme: Theatre – an effective tool for Human Rights Education is a privileged opportunity to examine Human Rights issues focusing on children and, more importantly, what can be done to address those issues and bring positive change to the lives of children. The project is being implemented by Janet Badjan-Young, Artistic Director of Ebunjan Theatre Troupe.

Fate my take
Go Tell Fate My Take
Jul 18, 2022, 2:36 PM

Chinua Achebe
No Longer at Ease
Jul 8, 2022, 1:42 PM

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