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Maa Wakh Wakheet

It's been a crazy beginning to August. The weather has been moody and the sun has refused to show its face. This sort of...

Statement by the KMC on the Bakoteh dumpsite crisis

The Kanifing Municipal Council is concerned that the crisis surrounding the Bakoteh dumpsite to an extent being politicised. This is a complete deviation from...

National law reports and doctrine of binding precedent

- Madam Chairperson and Mistress Of Ceremony, Mrs. Janet Sallah – Njie, - My Lord Chief Justice, Honourable Mr. Justice Hassan B. Jallow (C.R.G.), - Honourable...

Book titled President Barrow launched

By Omar Bah   The Minister of Women's Affairs overseeing the office of the Vice President, Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang over the weekend launched a book titled...

Berkeley Rice’s Enter Gambia – A review and commentary

Part 1 – Witness to a country's birth In Enter Gambia - The Birth of An Improbable Nation, a book published in 1967, Berkeley Rice,...

Kabuka ba joal launches book

By Aminata S Kuyateh The Kabuka Ba Joal Association for the nurturing of culture, language and tradition of the Ba Joal people, Thursday launched a...

An old diary from Delhi

The Broken Reed

Those hustling dirty teenagers you find at the car parks singing the monotonic Banjul-Banjul song may not be a bunch of outcast or thieves in disguise. They probably have had love around them;

The Battle of Sankandi: critical analysis of colonialism in The Gambia

The Battle of Sankandi: Critical Analysis of Colonialism in The Gambia

Bachelors by choice

Columns and columns of roaring sea waves shored. Each punch on the broad, bare chest of the lumped earth threatens to burst the banks of the river. If the earth was in pain, it also seemed to be gaining from the love affair with the water. The serenity of the atmosphere was, therefore, not disturbed. Not when it was 6:30 in the morning. Not when the sun was only half-awake. And, definitely, not at the touristic beach of Kairasu.

Oral history in Africa: A brief review of challenges and possibilities

David Henige (2006) traces the beginning of the use of oral tradition as historical evidence to the period after the Second World War.


By Robert Greene, Profile Books, Paperback, 207 pages

Is Dr Tijan Sallah Gambia’s Soyinka?

Cabbie, a Latino friend of mine once remarked that there are two things that fascinates her. Guess what, do you know? The answer is literature and science.
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