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Fabakary Tombong Jatta APRC caretaker leader

Fabakary Tombong Jatta became the shoo-in interim leader of the Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC) after former leader President Yahya Jammeh was...

Banka Manneh Leading anti-Jammeh ‘struggler’

Banka Manneh was the chairman of Gambia Civil Society Associations of Gambia (CSAG), a “consortium” of organisations in 'The Struggle' that took the fight...

Ebou Sohna Atheist, gay rights activist

By sheriff Bojang In this edition of Bantaba, our guest editor and proprietor, Sheriff Bojang talks to Mr Ebou Sohna about his rather unconventional beliefs...

Crusading journalist

By Omar wally Fatou Camara is a celebrated Gambian journalist who started her career at Radio 1 FM. In 1996, she sojourned in England and...

Abdoulie J Darboe Former GAF soldier on the horrors of...

Abdoulie J Darboe, 47, is a former lance corporal in the Gambia National Army. The native of Pakaliba, Jarra, joined the military in 1991...

Hurricane Adama Barrow blows in Gambia

  William Shakespeare once wrote in his lines, “the world is too much for us, getting and spending we lay waste our energy, little we...

Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia

By Emil Touray As part of his mid-year media engagement, the Gambian President, His Excellency, Adama Barrow, on Thursday, July 26, held a half-hour interview...

Abdoulie Janneh, Executive Director, Mo Ibrahim Foundation, on creating jobs...

The Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend, hosted this year in Morocco, the latest country to join the African Union, brought together former presidents, leaders from...

Sheriff Bojang

In 2009, Sheriff Bojang, the former managing director of the Observer Company, the publishers of the Daily Observer newspaper granted a rare interview to...

Kenneth Y Best Founder, Daily Observer

 By Sheriff Bojang Jr The Daily Observer has been in the news for the past two weeks for all the wrong reasons. The Gambia's leading...

Omar Bun Jeng: Ace preacher

By Omar Jabang According to excerpts from his biography being kept by his son in his homestead in Gunjur, the ancestors of Omar Bun Jeng...

Kenneth Y Best Founder, Daily Observer

The Daily Observer has been in the news for the past ten days for all the wrong reasons. The Gambia's leading daily was closed...

Seedy Njie: APRC Spokesman

 Alagie Manneh Adored by APRC vanguards and hated with passion by all other Gambians who oppose former president Jammeh's stranglehold onto power, Seedy Njie, is...

Babou Ceesay:Top British Gambian actor

In mid-April nominees for the 2017 British Academy's Television Awards were announced. Among them was Babou Ceesay, star of Showtime and Sky Atlantic's drama...

Salieu Taal: Chairman,’Gambia Has Decided’

By Alagie Manneh Salieu Taal, Esquire, is one of the most successful young lawyers in the country and has won praise and respect in many...

Book titled President Barrow launched

By Omar Bah   The Minister of Women's Affairs overseeing the office of the Vice President, Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang over the weekend launched a book titled...

Former Observer journalist talks about Chief Manneh

Pa Ousman Darboe was a senior reporter at the Daily Observer. He claimed to have been an eyewitness to the arrest and subsequent disappearance...

Momodou Cadi Cham

Former Minister, Tumana politician In this edition of Bantaba, firebrand politician and former Tumana Member of Parliament in the PPP government, talks to Ebrima Baldeh...

Baba Leigh

Imam, Kanifing East Mosque One of the defining characteristics of President Yahya Jammeh's 22-year rule over The Gambia was a widespread fear of speaking out....

Legal analysis of the Gambia’s 2017 National Assembly election results

On Thursday 6th April 2017, The Independent Electoral Commission (I.E.C.), under the able Chairmanship of Mr. Alhaji Mommar Njai, competently conducted The Gambia's National...
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