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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...

Gambia @ 55: A consumer Republic

With Alhassan Darboe Sometime back in February, as Gambia and Gambians all over the world celebrated national independence, I refused to celebrate or call our...

Eulogy to Banjul

By Nyang Daddy Njie Banjul is a city with one thorough way (Denton Bridge) and it is boarded by the river with a majestic panoramic...

The senseless and irrational massive redeployments in the civil and public services

By Madi Jobarteh A close study of the nature of the movements within the civil and public services clearly indicates that this is not a...

United we will defeat COVID-19

By US ambassador Paschall The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against Covid-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day,...

Daddy Ousman Bassi ‘OB’ Conateh aka ‘Fisco’ The man who lived and taught kindness

By Alieu Badara Demba “Death never comes at the right time, despite what mortals believe”. The death of our beloved father, Alhaji Ousman Bassi Conateh,...

Africa and the world in the face of COVID-19: The perspective of an African

By Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal With an estimated population of 1.3 billion, Africa is affected by COVID-19 at a time when several...

WHO commemorates World Health Day, urges to strengthen nurses, midwives workforce

By Aisha Tamba World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged world leaders to strengthen the workforce of nurses and midwives as they stand at the forefront...

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BBC’s Jenny Horrocks retires

Listeners to the BBC Africa service over the last three decades must be familiar with the regular, popular name and voice of Jenny Horrocks...

BOY, 15, STABBED TO DEATH IN BAKOTEH

By Omar Bah One Ebrima Ceesay, a teenager, was last night stabbed to death in Bakoteh, just weeks after another man stabbed both his parents...

David Colley’s orderly implicated him in Baba Jobe’s murder

By Tabora Bojang Former prisons boss David Colley has been accused of involvement in the death of former APRC kingpin Baba Jobe, who was allegedly...

NCP reconciles to avoid deregistration

By Omar Bah The rival factions of the National Convention Party have reconciled nearly two years after each held separate congresses claiming legitimacy. The Independent...

GAP warns Gambians against ‘looming dictatorship’

By Omar Bah The Gambia Action Party has condemned the arrest of human rights activist Madi Jobarteh and warned Gambians that President Barrow could return...