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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…

Gambia University:  A ticking time bomb

By Alhassan Darboe Recent events and allegations of senior management of The Gambia University leadership buying super expensive cars for themselves while the students and lecturers continue to wallow in 17th century academic environment is a cause for concern and totally unacceptable in new Gambia under Adama Barrow. I cannot believe almost 7 years after…

Prominent Gambian writer, Dr. Seedy Drammeh has authored and published two books as part of events marking the 52nd Independence Celebrations of the country. The books—Coalition 2016, A New Political Era in The Gambia and Political Impasse and Post-Election Peace in the Gambia—made it his 27th book. Speaking to the press ahead of the highly…

Yankuba Colley – Mayor, Kanifing Municipal Council, APRC National Mobiliser: I wish to extend sincere birthday greetings and wishes to the president as part of celebrations marking his 49th birthday. He is a wonderful man who believes in his people and has offered to give up his life for The Gambia to shine in the world. His foresight in development terms for the country is huge and I pray for his continued well-being for the continuation of the good work he has started. He is a leader by example because whenever he says something, he does it himself….