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Hatab Bojang (1937 – 1984) ”Pre-eminent Islamic scholar”

Hatab Bojang was born in 1937 in Gunjur to Pa Sano Bojang and Mariama Cham better known as Mba-binki Cham. Pa Sano, like many clan heads in Kombo in those days, had patron saints among the tribe of 'shariffs' (nobility) surnamed Hydara, mainly from Mauritania and the Casamance, who seasonally travel with impressive retinues to visit their talibes, disciples...

There was a book

If there is anything like an International Book Day, this piece is a linguistic annexation of the idea to honour society's invaluable resource, without which, humankind would be wallowing in ignorance and eternal darkness...

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Concludes the 38th Annual Convention Successfully

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at The Gambia on Saturday 12th April 2014 successfully concluded its 38th National Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention). The Jalsa, held at Masroor Senior Secondary School in Old Yundum, opened on Friday 11th April, 2014...

Auditors give GTUCCU clean bill of health

Hundreds of teachers on Saturday April 19, 2014, gathered at Paradise Suites Hotel for the annual general meeting, AGM, of the Gambia Teachers' Union Co-operative Credit Union, GTUCCU...

Job creation: A call to eradicate unemployment

Earning a decent living is an aspiration that is nurtured by every sane human being without exception. Without a decent source of livelihood, the person becomes nothing more than a liability to the society and the nation, thus giving rise to discrimination which leads the affected person to lose self-respect...

Gambian football in shambles

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Marlborough Brandt Lecture 12th March, 2014(‘Putting Development to Rights’ (con’t))

Abusive Development But what about the phenomenon I describe as abusive development?

CESCCU Holds 12th AGM

The Catholic Education Secretariat Co-operative Credit Union (CESCCU) last week held its 12th annual general meeting, AGM, at St Peter's Primary School in Lamin...

ANTI-FGM WOMEN REBUT IMAM FATTY

State House imam, Alhaji Abdoulie Fatty's disputation of the practice of female genital mutilation in The Gambia holds no water in the eyes of a former circumciser and public health nurse who spoke to The Standard...

History is repeating itself

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