Category: Culture

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE INAUGURAL MBOKA FESTIVAL of ARTS,  CULTURE AND SPORT IN THE GAMBIA AND ANNOUNCING 2018 DATES

The first Mboka Festival of Arts, Culture and Sport took place in The Gambia from 7 – 17 January 2017 to astounding success. The festival was organised by Camp Africa, Global Hands and SABLE Publications with support from our partners, ADEPT (UK), Asset Bantaba (The Gambia), Numbi Arts (UK) and the Organisation of Women Writers…

‘Human rights remain AU explicit mandate’

By Omar Bah According to the chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Pansy F. Tlakula, the African Union has made human rights an explicit part of its mandate, as embodied in its constitutive Act. In a statement read on her behalf by commissioner Jamesina Essie L. King at the opening ceremony…

Futampaf is May 10

The rich Jola cultural extravaganza, Futampaf, the rites of passage and initiation to manhood, will this year kick off on the 10th of May, the minister of Tourism Saturday said in Kanilai. “Our mission was to come and greet the elders of Foni Kansala to inform them about the Roots Festival that is coming dated…