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Samsudeen Sarr Author, Ex-Army Commander, Ambassador

With Omar Wally Sheriff Samsudeen Sarr was born in Serekunda in 1950s. He studied at Yundum College from 1974 to 1977 and taught as a...

Lamin Waa Juwara Firebrand politician

With Omar Wally Lamin Waa Juwara was born in 1943 in Niamina Dankunku. He moves to Kosemar village with his mother and grandfather while his...

Basiru Gassama: Maverick politician

With Alagie Manneh Basiru Gassama has been a contant in politics and social activism in the coastal Kombo town of Bakau. A former Special Branch...

Baba Leigh:Imam, Kanifing Estate

Baba Leigh was born in the early 1950s. He spent six years under his father's tutelage in the Qur'anic dara before moving to Senegal...

Dembo ‘By Force’ Bojang: UDP National President, Presidential Adviser

With Omar Wally Dembo Bojang started public service as an evaluation officer at the Ministry of Local Government before moving to Agriculture as clerical assistant...

Colonel Baboucarr Jatta: Former Army Chief of Staff

With Omar Wally Baboucarr Jatta was born in Tujereng in 1960. He attended the village primary school before proceeding to Latrikunda Secondary, then St Augustine's...

Cherno Njie: December 30th Coup financier

With Omar Wally Cherno Njie was born and raised in Banjul. After graduating from secondary school, he worked for Standard Chartered Bank for several years...

Dr Lamin Bolong Bojang Maverick politician

With Omar Wally Lamin Bolonding Bojang was born in 1954 in Brikama and attended Crab Island Secondary and Gambia High schools between 1968 and 1974....

Aminata Sankanu Filmmaker

With Omar Wally Please tell us about yourself My names are Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu, originally from Sotuma Sere village in Jimara, Upper River Region. I...

Kumi Naidoo Head of Africans Rising First African head of Greenpeace

With Sainey MK Marena Kumi Naidoo is a South African human rights activist and previously the International executive director of international environmentalist group Greenpeace. He...

Papa Faal 30th December Coup Plotter

With Omar Wally Papa Faal was born in Brikama. In 1991 he left for the US, enrolling in the University of District of Colombia. In...

Dudu Kassa Jaata Tortured, exiled opposition politician

With Omar Wally Dudu Kassa Jaata was born in Bakau and attended Bakau primary and Latrikunda secondary school and later joined the Fajara Gulf Club...

Mai Ahmed Fatty Former Interior Minister, GMC Leader

With Omar Wally Mai Fatty, was born in Kerewan village in Nyakoi, Wuli West, Upper River Region. He started school there and eventually found his...

Brig Gen Momodou Alieu Bah Former Interior Minister

With Omar Wally After graduating from St Peter's High School, Momodou Alieu Bah started as a math teacher at St Edward's Junior Technical School in...

Rtd Lt Gen Lang Tombong Tamba Former Chief of Defence Staff

By Omar Wally Lang Tombong enlisted in the Gambia Gendarmerie on 1 August 1986. He became second-in-command of the Mobile Gendarmerie at a time when...

Ousman Bargie,Former Chief of Defense Staff of the Gambia Armed Forces

By Omar Wally On the 7th of February 1987 Ousman Bargie enlisted into Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), after graduating from Nusrat High School. After his...

Landing Kinteh,Inspector General of Police

Kinteh was born in Banjul and attended schools in Serekunda and Banjul. After completing Gambia High School, he got government scholarship to study law...

Alieu Momarr Njie, Chairman, Independent Electoral Commission

By Omar Wally Alieu Momarr Njie is the son of Momarr Njie and hails from Serekunda's famous Lion House. He was the first person from...

Yankuba Colley Mayor of Kanifing, APRC mobiliser general

Yankuba Colley was born in Talinding and was educated in schools in Kafuta and Banjul. He enrolled for a computer science course in England...

Sheriff Tambadou Esq.The lawyer who swore in Barrow in Senegal

By Omar Wally Bantaba anchor Omar Wally this week talks to distinguished lawyer Sheriff Marie Tambadou about his passion for football, New Gambia, 'Nduragate' tape...
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