Home Short Story

Short Story

Heartbreak, again

By Talib Gibran Time was flying. No, time was rocketing and I was still trying to test if Anna was the right person. But the...

Cosmic love

Cosmic love Anna and I chatted until daybreak without even noticing. Her subtle responses to tricky questions and the tricky ones she asks herself sometimes...

Love at nightfall

By Talib Gibran The nightfall was like no other with storm clouds rolling in, heralded by dazzling claps of thunder. It was wet, it was...

Now or never

By Talib Gibran When I first met Anna on the beach; when I heard her chilling soft steps creeping on me; when I felt her...

Bittersweet

Guest author, Mariam Jaani After three months, I thought I was over her. I thought she has no effect on me anymore. I thought my...

Tired of love

Guest author, Mariam Jaani He was still silent. There were so many questions in his eyes and I have all the answers. I want to...

The Bucket List

By Musa Bah In the village of Nekkoonna, the sun had just set and darkness was slowly beginning to fall. The village was gradually being...

Sagganee Janga Baahut

By Musa Bah Chrrp, chrrp chrip! Went the sound of the night creatures. You know what the Wolofs call Xaaji Guddi, when everything is quiet...

The waiting generation

By Amran Gaye It is not always so trivial, the conversation. Sometimes you have serious talks, the kind you enjoy, about families and life, about...

The waiting generation

By Amran Gaye Walking through Banjul, you'd be excused for thinking attaya was the national drink. On every street, every few meters you walk, there...

The Jinay sequence: Isata’s story

By Amran Gaye There is something about him that gives birth in other people the need to confess, to unburden their histories onto him, to...

Must Read

A friend in need is a friend indeed

With Aisha Jallow Once again this saying has showed to be true. In these times of the Coronavirus hanging over us like a dark cloud,...

Senegambian lives amid Covid-19 lockdown in Italy; importance of remittances for Senegambian households

ByAlagie Jinkang According to the World Bank 2018 Migration and Development Brief, remittances make up to 10 per cent of the GDP of both Senegal...

Covid-20: For Gambia, just what the doctor ordered

By Baba G. Jallow If Covid-19 has dealt the world a near-mortal blow, if it has locked down cities and sent powerful countries reeling, if...

Tour de farce: Of words, bats and crowns

By Sheriff Bojang I am not an insufferable grammar policeman like Fodeh Baldeh who I believe thinks he was born to come cauterise the Gambian...

Dou Sanno Says Kandeh Has Personal Grudge Against Barrow

By Lamin Cham Presidential political adviser Dou Sanno yesterday hit back at the leader of opposition Gambia Democratic Congress leader, Mamma Kandeh describing him as...