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Edrissa Mass Jobe GCCI president, businessman

With Alagie Manneh When Edrissa Mass Jobe was three, his father, a Banjul cadi, died. But that did not deter him. At 19, Mr Jobe...

Do you want to be a part of the problem……or a part of the solution?

With Aisha Jallow That is what you need to ask, both yourself as well as others. Complaining is very easy, finding solutions requires a creative...

Marie Sock The lady who wants to be The Gambia’s next president

With Alagie Manneh Marie Sock is the lady of the moment. Since announcing last week of her intention to run for the presidency of The...

Black lives matter?

With Aisha Jallow A lot of us have heard and seen the awful news about an African-American man, George Floyd, who was killed by a...

“Gambia cannot afford to vote Barrow out”

With Aisha Jallow In this article I refer to another article, published in this newspaper in May 15. I had to read that article several times...

Ald. Samba Baldeh, First Gambian-American running for State Assembly in US

With Alagie Manneh Ald. Samba Baldeh has never been easily deterred, according to those who know him. He followed his curiosity from Africa to Maddison...

Eid Mubarak!

With Aisha Jallow Celebrating Eidal Fitr is normally a joyous occasion. Your body feels refreshed as well as your mind. Once again you have managed...

Better late than never

With Aisha Jallow That is something we say when we try to avoid conflicts about our procrastination. An essay that should have been ready one week...

There is a time for everything

With Aisha Jallow The Holy Bible, Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 A time for everything There is a time for everything,and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time...

Falling for a temptation

With Aisha Jallow Many years ago, I saw a sign with a message I found amusing. It said: ”I can resist anything but a temptation.”...

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...

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My father

By Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Since I was born, nobody had ever identified himself to me as my father. Not even a picture of him had...

The political dribbling of tribe

By Sulayman Jeng Tribalism has been spiking Gambian politics worrisomely in the recent past. Despite its intractable difficulty to cage, addressing it requires an impartial...

Nfally Fadera,Head of Brand and Communication OIC Gambia

With Alagie Manneh You came into prominence as a radio presenter. Tell us about your experience as a young journalist working in a hostile media...

Hail to beauty

With words worth of dignity, hail to her beauty Consumed by pride and humility, hail to her beauty With serene eyes and bright smile Not flesh and...

IEC ACCUSED OF IGNORING GPPA ADVICE OVER VOTER MATERIAL CONTRACT

By Omar Bah The Independent Electoral Commission is reportedly intending to go against the Gambia Public Procurement Authority's advice to contract a Canadian company with...