By Momodou, Jorjoh, Malick Pa Abou Mboge, Ayub Johnny Njie & Mamadou Jagana 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, family and public festivities, and, of course, with added poignancy, on the anniversaries…
Shortly after his demise was reported on the mainstream international media, the Cuban Ambassador to the country was literary flooded with outpouring of mourners. From government officials, private individuals, activists and ordinary students, Brufut figuratively became little Havana. For a vast majority of Gambian students who cut their teeth in Cuba, were in Havana during…
Two years on: Gratitude in the midst of grief My Dear Son, It’s already been 2 years since you went home to be with the Lord (May 19, 2014 at 3:40pm) and not a day or a moment goes by without having you in my thoughts. I am grateful to God for having had you…
Paul Louis Baldeh was born at Sare Ngei village in Lower Fulladu district in 1937. His father was Ngei Ansata Baldeh, who died on 22 March 1966. In the obituary published of him in The Gambia News Bulletin of 22 March 1966, he was described as 'a prominent personality in the Maccarthy Island Division (M.I.D), and Alkali of Sare Ngei village named after him'.
Sunday 29th November will mark 7 years since you departed Alamu Naasoot to answer to the call of Al Jabar. “Innalilahi Wa Inna Illaihi Rajioun” To Him we are from and to Him we shall return.
This tribute is dedicated to my beloved and dear brother officially known as Baboucarr O.K. Saho, home name Seringe Mbye because he was named after Khalipha Baboucarr Sey, commonly called goalkeeper Saho and fondly, Babou Jinneh.
Saturday 30th August 8: 15 pm my cell phone rang. I picked the call. I heard a familiar voice say “Caius how are you doing?” It was Boro Suso. In our short and last conversation which lasted for, may be, three minutes Boro and I assured each other that we were doing well.
I write this piece to pay tribute and honour to my mentor, Alh Babou AM Cisse, who recruited me into the insurance industry after I had served in the Teaching field for fifteen years.
Gambia's intellectual life process embodied in Boro Suso suffered a large ground fault on its standing when he passed away on Sunday, the 30th of August, 2015. He has marital ties connected to White House Serekunda, and Dubson Street Njie in Banjul.