Category: View Point

New Gambia

Building A Cabinet The Gambia faces both a promising and an uncertain future at the same time as we prepare to usher in the administration of Adama Barrow. We face a promise because of the incredible enthusiasm and determination of our people demonstrated in this election in which we managed to peacefully save a nation…

The islamic ettiquetes

When the Holy Quran stated: Al yauma akmaltu lakum diina kum wa atmamtu alaikum ni’matii waradhiitu lakumul Islama diinaa Today I have completed your religion for you, perfected my favours on you and have chosen Islam for you as a religion, it signified the perfection of this great religion. I have already alluded to the…

By Mustapha K Darboe After writing a series of analysis on the current complex but disuniting Gambian opposition in a lead up to the polls slated for December 1, I have had my own shares of the blame. When The Voice, The Standard and some online blogs and news websites reproduced it, claims emerged that…

Female genital mutilation is still practised at a rate of one girl every 11 seconds around the world in 29 countries. At least 130 million women and girls live with the consequences of having their sexual organs forcibly mutilated, with many suffering from fistula, maternal mortality, child mortality, infection from Aids and typhus, and post-traumatic stress.

I seek refuge from Satan, the accursed and begin this humble discourse in the name of Allah the Gracious the Most Merciful. The so-called Supreme Islamic Council has once again made a call for Muslim communities in The Gambia to stop the remains of Ahmadi Muslims from being buried in what it calls 'their graveyards'.