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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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Explosive 2nd Senegambia Run Ends In Style

More than 100 runners and officials from Gambia and Senegal over the weekend completed the 300km distance from Barra in the Gambia to Dakar...

End the siege and stabilise The Gambia

By Samsudeen Sarr The slogan “Gambia has decided” coined at the climax of the 2016 political impasse in the Gambia, by the opposition Coalition Party,...

Jammeh Victims Urge Gov’t To Ban APRC

By Omar Bah The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights violations under former president Yahya Jammeh has called on the Barrow administration to ban...

Jammeh used violence to stay in power – Prof Saine

By Mafugi Ceesay A renown Gambian intellectual, Professor Abdoulie Saine has delivered a moving perspective of the nature of former President Jammeh's rule as well...

Barrow ‘committed to addressing lapses in legal system’

By Omar Bah Gambian leader Adama Barrow has called for more efforts to address lapses in the country's judicial system as the country is undergoing...