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How important are you?

By Aicha Are you willing to listen for advice or do you find your own opinion more valuable than others? I ask myself this question from...

The fairytale about myself

Two weeks ago I wrote an article called ”Mirror, mirror on the wall” where I told you of a wellknown fairytale about the beautiful...

The power of a touch

  By Aicha   Did you know that small babies can die by the lack of human touch? Hugging, holding, carrying, showing the babies affection is making them...

Modern slavery

    By Aicha Slavery has many faces and the only way to abolish it is by revealing them. We must bring them out in the light so...

Mirror, mirror on the wall

  By Aicha The evil Witch in the fairytale about ”Snow White and the seven dwarfs” envied Snow White her beauty and kindness. The Witch stood in...

That toubab is stiff!

Last week I wrote about tourism, that it is essential for the Gambia, and I also wrote that I would tell you about my...

Tourism is essential !

 By Aicha The first time I visited the Gambia and Senegal was as a tourist. I had been inspired by my drumming teacher who lived in...

What defines a good woman?

I was once a really good woman. Oh, I can see your eyebrows rising when you read the word ”was” as if I should be...

Some extra income?

Who says no to some extra cash especially if you are short of it? A little here and a little there and at the end...

In the aftermath of oppression

By Aicha On Saturday it is July 22, the date that turned the world upside down for than two decades ago. With this in mind...

Prostitution in Gambia

Dear all! I will begin to thank the Standard Newspaper for this great opportunity to let me have my own column here. Those of you who...

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18 imams arraigned for flouting Covid-19 restrictions

By Momodou Darboe At least 18 imams were slammed with charges of flouting Covid-19 emergency regulations and paraded before law-courts across the country, the minister...

State of emergency extended for 7 days

President Adama Barrow has extended the state of public emergency for seven days effective 1st July. A media advisory from the presidency yesterday said the...

Senegal opens air borders

The government of Senegal announced it is reopening its air borders starting July 15. “The reopening of air borders will take place from July 15,...

OJ urges APRC to apologise, not glorify Jammeh

By Tabora Bojang Statesman and former agriculture minister Omar Jallow (OJ) has chastised the spokespersons for the former ruling party, APRC, for being insensitive to...