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Too late shall the sinner awaken

This is an old Swedish proverb and it speaks about procrastination. The proverb tells us that we lose a lot of opportunities by being...

What is a life worth in The Gambia?

By Aisha Jallow An article in this newspaper stated: “The Minister of Health Dr Ahmadou Lamin Samateh told lawmakers yesterday that 'comparatively Gambia is not...

Pa Modou Mbowe, Spokesperson, Decriminalisation of Cannabis (DOC)

When you formed the DOC in December 2019, you said the membership comprises responsible citizens from all walks of life. Who are these members? From...

Natural resources; a blessing or a curse?

  Democratical Republic of Congo is rich of natural resources; limitless water, from the world's second-largest river, the Congo, a benign climate and rich soil...

Chilel Sarr Publisher, Elegance Magazine

With Alagie Manneh Chilel Sarr has stamina. Staying power.  Where many have tried and failed, this Buckingham University journalism graduate like the great Stoic lady,...

Life is tough!

By Aisha Jallow I am a member of an organisation called Afrika-grupperna (the Africa groups). Today I got our member booklet by mail and I read...

True colors

By Aisha Jallow I wish to share the lyrics of a beautiful song by the American artist Cyndi Lauper. The song is called ”True colors”...

Yankuba Dibba,CEO, OIC Gambia Secretariat

With Alagie Manneh  As preparations for the 2022 OIC summit in The Gambia heat up, Bantaba anchor Alagie Manneh sits with the CEO of the...

Hello? Can you hear me?

By Aisha Jallow That is a question we all are familiar with, who have friends and family in The Gambia. Suddenly we find ourselves speaking...

Pa ‘Girigara’Njie, political maverick

Last week Pa 'Girigara' Njie announced to The Gambia in the pages of this newspaper that he has shifted his alliance to President Barrow's...

Impulse control

Let's speak about this topic for a while, or should we maybe look at this from another angle - the lack of impulse control?...

Are you hiding under your bed, Mr President?

With Aisha Jallow In my mind, I can see you hiding under your bed, keeping the dust and some dead bugs company. You believe that...

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Climate change

By Bintou Jawara Walking firm on the ground feels nice, doesn't it? That life giving oxygen from the tree feels great, doesn't it? That cool breeze from...

GAMBIA PICKS PROVISIONAL SQUAD FOR GABON…. concern over player availability due to covid-19 restrictions

Gambia Coach Tom Saintfiet has picked about 40 players, which he would trim to 23 for next month's double-header against Gabon. The long provisional list...

Two decades of a shared journey toward new heights in the new era

By Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi This year marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)....

My father ...

By Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The man didn't relent in his quest to take me from my uncles.  On the next day, he came back to...

HEALTH

By Oluwatosin Faith Kolawole What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “cancer”? For most people, it's automatically a death...