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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...

Lamin Keita, PhD student

By Omar Bah Lamin Keita is a Gambian PhD student at the Northwestern University in the US. Prior to that he studied at CUNY Manhatta,...

Lamin Waa Juwara Firebrand politician

With Omar Wally Lamin Waa Juwara was born in 1943 in Niamina Dankunku. He did pupilage at Dankunku and Kaur primary schools before proceeding to...

As you sow so shall you reap

With Aicha The origin of this phrase is from the Bible, and it means that your deeds, good or bad, will repay you in kind....

I have a dream

With Aicha How many times have we heard the phrase by Martin Luther King Jr from his famous 1963 speech at the Lincoln Memorial in...

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Echoes From The Senegambia Run

The Mayor of popular Senegalese tourist resort Saly has said the town will send a team to the next edition of the Senegambia Run,...

States are amoral. All of them

Dr Sulayman Njie With the change of administration in The Gambia – there has been a plethora of conversations regarding the state and the demos,...

‘Coalition Parties Must Resign From Gov’t Or Seen To Be NPP’

By Omar Bah Haji Suwareh, the spokesperson of Operation 3 Years Jotna, has urged the political parties in the Coalition government to declare their departure...

MONEY & MARKET

Momodou Camara (Acca) The annual G20 summit often seems like a talking shop for the world's most powerful governments. The leaders of 19 of the...

Gov’t must be clear about Jammeh’s assets – FTJ

By Omar Bah The interim leader of Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction has called on the Barrow administration to tell Gambians how they sold...