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Christmas and what Banjulians have taught Gambians about religious tolerance!

With Rohey Samba While I have no qualms with Muslims shelling out for a classy Christmas, we Banjulians are known for celebrating Christmas more than...

Clipped wings: Anecdotes of sexual harassment in workplaces in The Gambia

With Rohey Samba 'Women are gullible,' he professed with confidence. He was pudgy and not too attractive looking. His face bore the wrinkled lines of...

New Gambia’s obsession with nudity: The pernicious effects of body shaming on society

With Rohey Samba It is no doubt true that social media and especially Facebook, was instrumental in bringing change to The Gambia. When our entitled...

New Gambia’s obsession with nudity: The pernicious effects of body shaming on society

With Rohey Samba It is no doubt true that social media and especially Facebook, was instrumental in bringing change to The Gambia. When our entitled...

The way we are raised

By  Rohey Samba I am not trying to talk people into espousing my beliefs. Far from that. Neither am I trying to undermine anyone's authority....

My very personal statement

By Rohey Samba A friend of my husband asked him whether we were divorced recently. Appalled, he replied in the negative and prodded as to...

Cause of death!

By Rohey Samba Cowards and bullies have the same modus operandi. You are game until you learn to hit back. That's when they know to...

A battle of principles

By Rohey  Samba A long time ago, I read somewhere that when a man says 'no', his word is final but when a woman says...

Talk is cheap

By Rohey Samba My story isn't much different from the stories we hear every day when a man meets a woman at the fringes of...

A time to wait

By Rohey Samba In the aftermath of the earth shattering news of his nuptials with his long term girlfriend, given to me over a telephone...

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Gambian Olympians Keep Shape Despite Covid-19 Hibernation

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and its toll on normal life, Olympians Gina Bass and Adama Jammeh and Olympic hopeful Ebrima Camara are still focused...

Blame France, Senegal, our Judases and IEC for the illegal military occupation of Gambia- not Sam Sarr

By Samsudeen Sarr It is becoming quite evident that some of my lousy critics are still entertaining their intersubjective misjudgment that the role I played...

A different experience in the People’s Republic of China

By Muhamed A Badjie Apparently, some people in The Gambia have been spreading falsehood about the People's Republic of China. They have been misleading the...

Lamin Darbo—right, Madi Jobarteh—wrong, President Barrow’s term cannot start in 2017

I invite reference to an eye-catching frontpage article published by my learned junior Barrister Lamin J Darbo, in the Monday 18TH May 2020, publication...

Letters: Apparent lack of preparedness in the opposition camp

  Dear editor, When governments are mired in indecisiveness, ineffectiveness and ambiguity and saddled with rampant corruption, people naturally look up to opposition group for alternative...