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Let children be children! The effect words have on our children…

By Rohey Samba She was stressed out and panting. Over the steaming cup of porridge she had carefully toiled and sweated to cook for her...

Who rules whom? Man or woman?

By Rohey Samba 'As a feminist by default and an observer of men by volition, I am of the unbridled conviction that men doggedly and...

The language we were born knowing The tragedy of childhood is the failings of parents…

By Rohey Samba Some kids love to laugh. Loud, boisterous, heartfelt laughter, which rings across like springs of water droplets that descend heavily on top...

Unraveling the burden of truth in the pursuit of reconciliation

By Rohey Samba An intergenerational listening circle for women They all came at their own volition in response to an invitation that took months to confirm....

To work to earn a living or to make a living? A conversation between colleagues at work Part 2

By Rohey Samba Kumba am Ndey (After her major outburst, she regarded her colleague for a while before slowly stating) I have heard all you have...

To work to earn a living or to make a living? A conversation between colleagues at work

By Rohey Samba When someone, anyone, who is not worthy of being a secretary for his/her lack of skills and basic education - by education...

New Gambia: To walk the talk

With Rohey Samba As an oestrogen based life form, unlike my testosterone counterparts, I am expected to suck up quibbles and move on. Not fight...

There is no self-made man!

With Rohey Samba Within reason, I wish not to impose customs or redefine mores. Nor yet do I wish to mind the affairs of the...

I never knew what I’d do if I caught up with her

With Rohey Samba I was born in Farato village in the early eighties, a while after the attempted infamous coup d'etat by Kukoi Samba Sanyang....

When wilt that statue, bend down low? A tribute to my maternal grandma, Fatmata Borogi Wanjanga

With Rohey Samba The cynical old philosopher Hobbles was quoted as saying many years ago that man's life is 'nasty, brutish and short'. This was...

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The unraveling of the colossal deception that is America

By Suruwa B. Wawa Jaiteh While almost everybody is taking careful steps adjusting to the abnormalities of the American normal, the rest of our dear...