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M.A. Ceesay, former research director at Central Bank of The Gambia-Momodou Sabally

It was a jolting moment of disbelief when I learnt of the demise of Momodou Ceesay, Wednesday, through social media. The Gambia has lost...

A faithful Cuban doctor defending life in The Gambia

By MSc. Maria InesAlvarez Garay and Dr.Angela Otero Mustelier (*) "To graduate as a doctor is to open the doors of a long road that...

How a populist imam is shaking up Mali’s politics

By Paul Melly Brushing aside any concern about coronavirus, huge crowds are sustaining a campaign of mass protest across Mali, demanding the resignation of the...

Ebou Momar Taal remembered by Alhagie Ba Musa Trawally

Today, June 30th 2020 marks the first anniversary of the passing away of my dear friend and compatriot, Ebou Momar Taal. Before proceeding to narrate...

UN support to COVID-19 response in The Gambia Part 1: Community Engagement

By Rohey Samba There are no doubts that COVID-19 is the greatest test of our times. Oblivious of race, status, geography or distinction, Covid-19 portends...

Gambian polity and aestheticization of poverty

With Alhassan Darboe The topic for today's column is inspired by the Gambian anesthetization and aestheticization of poverty. Of mediocrity, ofcharity and of false generosity...

Gambia: Truth Commission’s searches for the disappeared

With Mustapha K Darboe On April 19, 2019, Yundum Barracks, a military encampment 40 minutes' drive from Banjul, was a setting of an unusual activity....

On bards and bardology: Epistle to the Oracle Part 1

Omar, the wordsmith; thou Oracle of our times, I salute you and hail you for the razzmatazz you have recently ushered into Gambian social media...

Karpowership extends help to provincial Gambians

Energy generating company Karpowership on Thursday presented rice and sugar to authorities in the North Bank and Lower River regions. The presentations came a day...

Gambia: From a democracy to dictatorship and now a kakistocracy

With Alhassan Darboe Prior to her so-called independence, The Gambia suffered many years of British colonialism, exploitation, and neglect. She was used and bastardized in...

BCC mid-term report 2018–2020

In May 2018, history was made in Banjul. For the first time a woman was elected Mayor amid stiff competition from both fellow female...

Ten tips on COVID-19 you need to know

By China Medical Team in The Gambia At present, the COVID-19 epidemic is spreading rapidly around the world, and the international fight against the epidemic...

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