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Is The Gambia going backwards or forward?

With Aicha As an outsider, more or less, there are some issues I have been considering. #Gambia has decided was a great message on t-shirts etc,...

Eid Mubarak

With Aicha Dear reader, what a wonderful greeting; Eid Mubarak, may the blessings of Allah always be with you. Another Ramadan has passed and it has...

What is our safety worth?

With Aicha When I was younger and kids were asked what they wanted to become as adults a lot of the girls answered nurse, teacher...

Who am I?

With Aicha Ramadan Mubarak dear readers, it has been a while. The holy month of Ramadan is a time for reflection. It is also a...

‘Spare the rod and spoil the child’ or…

By Aicha You can find this proverb in the Bible and you can find similar ones in different cultures and religions. What this proverb means...

The things we don’t speak about

There is a common thing for all women over the world that we don't speak about. Sch! Don't! It's taboo! It's shameful! It happens...

‘LISTEN’ and ‘SILENT’ are spelled with the same letters

By Aicha How many times do we take some time to just listen? Listen to what, you might ask. Well, anything! What you listen to...

Let’s carry each other’s burdens

Last week I spoke about the religious aspect of carrying each other's burdens. This time I will look at the subject from another angle....

Let’s carry each other’s burdens

By Aicha There is a very beautiful old Swedish hymn that I have sung many times. The melody is lovely and the lyrics come back...

What’s on your mind?

The human brain is an amazing creation and until now scientists are trying to understand all its functions and how it is wired. As...

What will become of me?

This is a question I often asked myself as I grew up. I felt that I had no skills at all, was never number...

Politics is boring!

By Aicha Did I make you jump a little because maybe you have noticed that I'm interested in politics? That's right, I am interested but as...

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