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Dr Ramou Njie Leading figure in the Covid-19 national response

With Alagie Manneh Ramou Njie is a Gambian-born, UK-trained gastroenterologist and hepatologist. She did her primary medical degree at the College of Medicine, University of...

Yellow fever

Key facts from the WHO: · Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. The "yellow" in the name refers to...

Tabula Rasa

With Aisha Jallow It means “clean slate” as in the slates used for writing in the old days. Some philosophers mean that a newborn baby...

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,...

Blind, deaf and mute

With Aisha Jallow When I was a kid our teacher used to write a very long word on the blackboard and tell us to find...

Are you responsible for your actions?

With Aisha Jallow At what age can we say that a person can be fully responsible for one's actions? Five, 12 or 18 years old? Think...

Fatou Camara The Proprietress – Fatu Network

With Alagie Manneh Well she doesn't need any introduction, does she? Fatu Camara is our guest on Bantaba today, ahead of her eagerly awaited Heroes...

March to the beat of your own drum

With Aisha Jallow Are you a leader or a follower? Do you dare go your own way, or do you feel safer in following others...

Dr ML Sedat Jobe Former Foreign Minister and Ambassador

With Alagie Manneh Momodou Lamin Sedat Jobe was born in Bansang in 1944. His grandfather, Suku Jobe, was a celebrated Sufi poet and his father,...

Home, sweet home

With Aisha Jallow Inside the entrance door of my home I have a small door mat with the message: 'Home, sweet home'. This simple message gives...

Dr ML Sedat Jobe Former Foreign Minister and Ambassador

With Alagie Manneh Momodou Lamin Sedat Jobe was born in Bansang in 1944. His grandfather, Suku Jobe, was a celebrated Sufi poet and his father,...

Rule and conquer

With Aisha Jallow Have you ever stopped to observe the lives of ants? You see them running around endlessly, pushing and pulling whatever they have...

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GAP SPLITS

By Omar Bah A moving political drama yesterday ended in an acrimonious split in the leadership of the Gambia Action Party, GAP. The party announced it...

Covid-19 frontline workers’ strike causes chaos

By Omar Bah The sit-down strike by Covid-19 frontline workers has caused chaos in the country's structures to control the spread of the virus. Unconfirmed reports...

NAMs blast firearm importer for violating gun laws

By Momodou Darboe & Mafugi Ceesay Some law-makers on Tuesday accused a famous Gambian business tycoon Abubacar Jawara of importing firearms into the country without...

Yankuba wants his wife, others to testify by video link

By Bruce Asemota Yankuba Touray, the former AFPRC Junta member charged with the murder of Ousman Koro Ceesay, former minister of finance wants his wife,...

Brufut native seeks Darboe’s intervention in Kombo land crisis

By Omar Bah Lamin DF Manneh, a native of Brufut village, has written to Ousainu Darboe over the escalating land issues in the Kombos. In the...