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Senghor and the rise of a Senegalese cultural philosophy

As a student, writer, philosopher, and statesman in Paris during the 1930s, '40s, and '50s, Leopld Sedar Senghor from Senegal began to articulate his vision of black culture, a philosophy that would guide his cultural policy during the years of his presidency in Senegal, in the face of seemingly indomitable French colonialism...

Medieval and contemporary acts of torture, genocide, war crime, ethnic cleansing and crime against humanity through religion

The human race is a living witness to many scourges perpetrated on mankind through religion in medieval and contemporary times, which in present day qualifies as acts of ethnic cleansing, genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes torture and inhuman and degrading treatment...

Gambians show goodwill as Jammeh clocks 49

Yankuba Colley – Mayor, Kanifing Municipal Council, APRC National Mobiliser: I wish to extend sincere birthday greetings and wishes to the president as part of celebrations marking his 49th birthday. He is a wonderful man who believes in his people and has offered to give up his life for The Gambia to shine in the world. His foresight in development terms for the country is huge and I pray for his continued well-being for the continuation of the good work he has started. He is a leader by example because whenever he says something, he does it himself....

Virtues and merits of Makkah and Madina

Baraka expands in growth and reaches maturity in fortunes. What is evident also is that baraka is in the worship of Muslims in Makkah...

Celebrating Africa Liberation Day

Africa Liberation Day is the direct successor of Africa Freedom Day created by the Conference of African States convened under the auspices of the Nkrumah government in Accra, Ghana. April 15, 1957 was designated as Africa Freedom Day. The eight heads of state at that meeting intended Africa Freedom Day to be a day marking their renewed commitment to the liberation and decolonisation of the whole African continent and its entire people.

Safety on our roads

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On a Sene-Gambia of peoples

The Constitution of The Gambia is clear when it firmly puts the sovereignty of the nation in the people. As a democratic country, Senegal undoubtedly has a similar spirit captured in its constitution...

Yet another fatal car crash

The fatal car crashes that occurred along the Bertil Harding Highway over the weekend are appalling. It sends the country into mourning the untimely death of four people. What's even more regrettable is that all the deceased are in their prime...

Letter to President Jammeh

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