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

Even though we have passed the 1850s, I just thought it necessary to provide the names of the Mandinka people who signed or witnessed...

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

Year 1840 (continued) Destination Niumi. The scene we are looking at is the arrival of about 700 Sarahule mercenaries brought in to the kingdom at...

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

Captain History: Flight Attendants prepare cabin for takeoff. Chief Flight Attendant Time: Please put your seat in an upright position. The captain has also switched...

‘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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A piece of me

By Mariam Sibo Darboe Emotionally charged With grace and empathy I feel so empty inside knowing that I'm still yet to recognize myself The other me The me which is...

MINISTER BADJIE OUTLINES PLANS FOR YOUTH AND SPORTS IN WAHTAN-BI SHOW

New Youth and Sports Minister, Bakary Badjie has revealed that his priorities include finalising the youth policy as soon as possible and take it...

2020 Excellence in Journalism Awards: How the GPU and the awards committee pulled it off with minimal fuss when the chips were...

By Famara Fofona On the back of the 2019 GPU National Journalism Awards, it was always going to be a big ask organizing another. There...

Revisited: Meet the fake doctor, President!

By Momodou L Jaiteh, founder KABA Communications   The victims of Gambia's former dictator's bogus cure are now seeking justice. The Gambian court case is the first...

SOLDIER DISMISSED FOR BEING NON-GAMBIAN SPEAKS denies being son of Casamance rebel leader

By Omar Bah  A soldier, Omar Sarjo, who was dismissed from the Gambia Armed Forces for being a non-Gambian, has spoken for the first time...