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Why bother about politics?

With Aisha Jallow When I was young I asked that question, just as many others. Why bother? Politics is boring and I can't influence anyone...

Yankuba Darboe Lawyer, UDP militant, 3 Years Jotna activist

With Alagie Manneh During the “struggle” against the Jammeh regime, the name Yankuba Darboe came into prominence. An unapologetic UDP militant, Mr Darboe is now...

Intellectual laziness

With Aisha Jallow “Five per cent of people think, ten per cent of people think they think, and the other eighty five per cent would...

Dou Sanno Barrow’s ‘Action Man’

With Alagie Manneh He's the marmite man in The Gambia's current political circus. Love him or loathe him, Dou Sanno is one of the most...

Mr President: Speaking truth to power

With Aisha Jallow Mr President, some days ago I saw an interview with you where you said that you are not a politician, you are...

New Year, new possibilities

With Aicha Someone I know has a favourite expression; ”new day, new possibilities.” She really believes in this, she is a devoted Christian and her...

Happy New Year 2020!

With Aicha It feels like there is some wonderful magic behind these numbers. It will take a very long time before anyone will experience this...

Lamin J. Darbo, A top Gambian Lawyer

With Alagie Manneh Lamin had showed signs of promise at a very young age. When he was a teenager, he won a global essay competition...

Animal instincts

With Aicha Those of you who follow my column know that I never back down for speaking out about sensitive matters. People can find that...

Dead wood

With Aicha Our Minister of Tourism and Culture, Hamat Bah, has once again spoken his mind, and it would be interesting to be able to...

Three Years Jotna Part 2

With Aicha A while ago, I wrote an article about this matter, and as we have come nearer to December 16, I felt that I...

Bou Jarju The man who contested the UDP candidacy with Adama barrow

With Alagie Manneh In this edition of Bantaba, anchor Alagie Manneh talks to the Brikama-based politician Momodou Bou Jarjue about the UDP, APRC and Adama...

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ARMY READY TO STEP IN COVID FIGHT

By Omar Bah The Ministry of Defense has said the Gambia Armed Forces are ready to offer assistance to the civilian authorities across regional and...

Govt rolls out $31 million project to provide cash for poor households

By Olimatou Coker The National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) recently wrapped up a 20-day training for 85 women and youth entrepreneurs on agro-entrepreneurship. The training was...

Jawara refutes UDP NAMs played politics with Covid-19

By Tabora Bojang The National Assembly Member for Upper Fulladu has reacted to critics who blamed his colleagues in parliament for orchestrating the obstruction to...

QTV refutes claims it favours only selected Islamic preachers

By Momodou Darboe The managing director of QTV has responded to complaints by some religious preachers that they have not been given access to the...

Police arrest more DJs at music show

By Omar Bah Police in the Central River Region have arrested 11 people at Sami Karantaba Tenda,including 2 DJs from Sare Sambel for staging a...