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Good work pays off

With Aicha Do you have good work ethic? This is a question that everyone with a good conscience should ask themselves sometime. Good work ethic; made...

Am I dumb if I can’t read or write?

The early Greek alphabet was used as an accounting system. Prose and poetry as we know them today did not exist in a written...

The secret of success

With Aicha Singapore, the second smallest country in Asia, a small island country was colonised by the Britain in the 19th century. Singapore was occupied...

For the coming generations

With Aicha What kind of future can our coming generations expect to have in the Gambia? Can we feel proud to hand over what we...

Wash my sins away

With Aicha Cleanliness is a foundation of Islam, not only physical but spiritual cleanliness. During the holy month of Ramadan we pray for forgiveness of our...

Poverty kills a lot of talents

With Aicha Some years ago, I lived in the Casamance for some months. I worked at a small hotel, and I was called “Boss Lady”, a...

From your mouth to God’s ear

With Aicha When my children were small I had a special prayer for them, that one day they would appreciate and love each other as...

When the world grows darker around you

By Aisha  I have been watching a film called Guernsey’s litterature and potato peel society. It’s a very strange name on a society, don’t you...

Are you willing to serve and to contribute?

With Aicha The other day I was listening to a podcast of an interview with Susan Shabangu, Minister of Social Development in South Africa (a...

A slide back to the dark days

With Aicha Imagine a life in constant fear, where you never know who is your friend or enemy. Imagine a life where you always turn...

Dei gratia

With Aicha This is Latin, an ancient language, and it means ”By God's grace”. It was in common use very long ago as we can...

Madi Jorbateh Rights activist

With Alagie Manneh Madi Jobarteh is arguably the most vocal resident critic of The Gambia's political leadership. From journalism to activism, Madi has consistently fronted...

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Dembo ‘By Force’ Resigns From UDP

The National President of the United Democratic Party, Dembo 'By Force' Bojang, has yesterday parted ways with the party. A terse resignation letter shared with...

Farmers to get D18,000 per ton

The Secco price for a ton of groundnut is D18,000 this season. A press release from the Gambia Food, Processing and Marketing Corporation, the government...

Suu Kyi criticised in court over ‘silence’ on Myanmar rape claims

Aung San Suu Kyi has been told that her silence over allegations of sexual violence and rape carried out against Rohingya people in Myanmar...

CRC urged to omit clause that bars convicts from contesting

By Omar Bah The Constitutional Review Commission has been urged to omit subsection (2) (b) of the draft constitution that bars convicted persons from contesting...

TRRC sends Nogoi, 3 others for overseas treatment

By Mafugi Ceesay The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission and its partners have arranged overseas treatment for four victims of the Jammeh regime. Abdoukarim Jammeh, Yusupha...