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On the quest for a digital nation: Letter to my friend

By Momodou Sabally Sheriff my good friend, or should I address you as Honourable Sheriff in deference to your erstwhile portfolio of Minister in charge...

Ya Allah

By Sheriff Baba Bojang Hear me Mighty heavens Hear me Sand grains of the earth Hear me Waters of the great oceans Winged spirits of the high above Created with a...

Don’t bite the hand that feeds you

With Aicha This following explanation is taken from a website called: Writingexplained.org Definition: Don't criticise or hurt those you depend on; don't turn against a benefactor. This...

You are the sunshine of my life

With Aicha Stewie Wonder, the great African-American singer/songwriter was born 1950 in Michigan, USA. He has meant a lot for pop, soul and funk music. Stevie...

You can’t give or recieve with a closed fist

With Aicha What are your needs? Oh, you could give me a long list of your needs, from money so you can pay your kids'...

A road map

Some days ago the whole school was working with the same theme: our values. The motto for our school is: Safety, Responsibility, Respect. Strong...

Remembering Koro Ceesay

By Sheriff Bojang If he had been born a son of Kombo like my native Brikama, they would have been called Jung. Jung indeed, although...

Moved on

Guest author, Mariam Jaani So that was it. I'm I supposed to feel guilty, sad, angry, stupid or not wear that broken heart anymore? After...

The Word: Our nation calls for leadership. Is there any leader at home?

  By Saikou Jammeh TIME Magazine in the lands of Mansa Abubakari II, once raved: Our nation calls for leadership. Is there any leader at home? Things...

Broken without you

Of love and pain

Not tomorrow, now

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