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‘Mandinka is not a tribe and before 1864, there were no Mandinka speaking people in Gambia’ says Jammeh – My response

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‘Mandinka is not a tribe and before 1864, there were no Mandinka speaking people in Gambia’ says Jammeh – My response

Sundiata died in 1255 and from then onwards his successors assumed the title of Mansa and the empire continued to expand until 1670 (after...

‘Mandinka is not a tribe and before 1864, there were no Mandinka speaking people in Gambia’ says Jammeh – My response

We have looked at how we likely got the name Gambia and also that there never was a land called Gambia in its present...

The Mande Charter (Kouroukan Fouga) of 1235

According to the Epic of Sundiata, Kouroukan Fouga or Kurukan Fuga was the constitution of the Mali Empire created after the Battle of Krina (1235) by an assembly of nobles to create a government for the newly established empire...

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Dembo ‘By Force’ Resigns From UDP

The National President of the United Democratic Party, Dembo 'By Force' Bojang, has yesterday parted ways with the party. A terse resignation letter shared with...

Farmers to get D18,000 per ton

The Secco price for a ton of groundnut is D18,000 this season. A press release from the Gambia Food, Processing and Marketing Corporation, the government...

Suu Kyi criticised in court over ‘silence’ on Myanmar rape claims

Aung San Suu Kyi has been told that her silence over allegations of sexual violence and rape carried out against Rohingya people in Myanmar...

CRC urged to omit clause that bars convicts from contesting

By Omar Bah The Constitutional Review Commission has been urged to omit subsection (2) (b) of the draft constitution that bars convicted persons from contesting...

TRRC sends Nogoi, 3 others for overseas treatment

By Mafugi Ceesay The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission and its partners have arranged overseas treatment for four victims of the Jammeh regime. Abdoukarim Jammeh, Yusupha...