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Divisions within the PPP: An analysis of The Gambia coup of 1994

By Momodou Loum Since 1992, when President Jawara had to be persuaded to seek re-election for another term, the PPP could be said to have been...

Solo Darboe: Former diamond dealer Transnational connections and home politics in The Gambia

By Alice Bellagamba Men like Solo Darboe found themselves involved in a variety of political transactions. Both abroad and at home, politicians courted the social...

Testimony of An African Immigrant: A Promise To my Father by Saikou Camara

By Sainey Darbo From his elevated perch at Union Pacific, Saikou Camara is thousands of miles away from his humble beginnings in the impoverished West...

The Abandoned Baobab: The Autobiography of a Senegalese Woman

By Ken Bugul The Abandoned Baobab: The Autobiography of a Senegalese Woman. By Ken Bugul. Translated by Marjolijn de Jager. 159 pp. Brooklyn: Lawrence Hill...

A Geocritical Representation of Banjul Gomez, Pierre and Houssum Ceesay (2017). A Geocritical Representation of Banjul (Bathurst) 1816-2016. Global Hands Publishing. Pp 317

  One of the most common problems with scholarship dealing with African history is that it is usually limited to countries with purported richer historical...

Behind the scenes in Wollof marriageWollof Marriage: narratives and interpretation of motives by Tijaan Kamara, Daaraji Publishers, 2017, 62 pages

Review by Hassoum Ceesay This monograph of 63 pages deals with an essential aspect of the life cycle of the Wollof people who live in...

Behind the scenes in Wollof marriageWollof Marriage: narratives and interpretation of motives by Tijaan Kamara, Daaraji Publishers, 2017, 62 pages

Review by Hassoum Ceesay This monograph of 63 pages deals with an essential aspect of the life cycle of the Wollof people who live in...

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SALIF SADIO SAYS HE HAS NO CHILD, ADVISES GAMBIA GOV’T

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Subpoena Yankuba Sonko and Jesus – 2005 massacre survivor tells TRRC

By Omar Bah The lone survivor of the 44 Ghanaians massacred in The Gambia in 2005 yesterday asked TRRC to subpoena Interior Minister Yankuba Sonko,...

Sheriffo Sonko vs IEC case sent back to HC

By Bruce Asemota The Supreme Court of The Gambia yesterday referred the case Sheriffo Sonko, chairman of the Brikama Area Council and the Independent Electoral...

Man arrested for attacking NAM in parliament

By Tabora Bojang Drama unfolded in parliament yesterday morning when a man allegedly entered and assaulted the National Assembly Member for Brikama North Alhagie S...

Justice Minister says gov’t committed to implement SSR

By Omar Bah, Aisha Tamba & Awa Macalo The Minister of Justice and chair of the SSR, Dawda Jallow has said government is committed more...