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Why bother about politics?

With Aisha Jallow When I was young I asked that question, just as many others. Why bother? Politics is boring and I can't influence anyone...

Yankuba Darboe Lawyer, UDP militant, 3 Years Jotna activist

With Alagie Manneh During the “struggle” against the Jammeh regime, the name Yankuba Darboe came into prominence. An unapologetic UDP militant, Mr Darboe is now...

Intellectual laziness

With Aisha Jallow “Five per cent of people think, ten per cent of people think they think, and the other eighty five per cent would...

Dou Sanno Barrow’s ‘Action Man’

With Alagie Manneh He's the marmite man in The Gambia's current political circus. Love him or loathe him, Dou Sanno is one of the most...

Mr President: Speaking truth to power

With Aisha Jallow Mr President, some days ago I saw an interview with you where you said that you are not a politician, you are...

New Year, new possibilities

With Aicha Someone I know has a favourite expression; ”new day, new possibilities.” She really believes in this, she is a devoted Christian and her...

Happy New Year 2020!

With Aicha It feels like there is some wonderful magic behind these numbers. It will take a very long time before anyone will experience this...

Lamin J. Darbo, A top Gambian Lawyer

With Alagie Manneh Lamin had showed signs of promise at a very young age. When he was a teenager, he won a global essay competition...

Animal instincts

With Aicha Those of you who follow my column know that I never back down for speaking out about sensitive matters. People can find that...

Dead wood

With Aicha Our Minister of Tourism and Culture, Hamat Bah, has once again spoken his mind, and it would be interesting to be able to...

Three Years Jotna Part 2

With Aicha A while ago, I wrote an article about this matter, and as we have come nearer to December 16, I felt that I...

Bou Jarju The man who contested the UDP candidacy with Adama barrow

With Alagie Manneh In this edition of Bantaba, anchor Alagie Manneh talks to the Brikama-based politician Momodou Bou Jarjue about the UDP, APRC and Adama...

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A friend in need is a friend indeed

With Aisha Jallow Once again this saying has showed to be true. In these times of the Coronavirus hanging over us like a dark cloud,...

Senegambian lives amid Covid-19 lockdown in Italy; importance of remittances for Senegambian households

ByAlagie Jinkang According to the World Bank 2018 Migration and Development Brief, remittances make up to 10 per cent of the GDP of both Senegal...

Covid-20: For Gambia, just what the doctor ordered

By Baba G. Jallow If Covid-19 has dealt the world a near-mortal blow, if it has locked down cities and sent powerful countries reeling, if...

Tour de farce: Of words, bats and crowns

By Sheriff Bojang I am not an insufferable grammar policeman like Fodeh Baldeh who I believe thinks he was born to come cauterise the Gambian...

Dou Sanno Says Kandeh Has Personal Grudge Against Barrow

By Lamin Cham Presidential political adviser Dou Sanno yesterday hit back at the leader of opposition Gambia Democratic Congress leader, Mamma Kandeh describing him as...