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Alhaji Essa Gigo, Imam of Kuntaya (1929-2020)

By Demba O Khan Who was Imam Alhaji Essa Gigo? Alhaji Essa, the son of Gibbi Gigo became the Imam of Kuntaya form 1960-2020. The...

PPP USA charpter message on the first anniversary of Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara’s passing

Great people die every day. Yet not all of them affirm for us the goodness in humanity and leadership the way Sir Dawda Kairaba...

Tribute to Sambou Gassama

By Momodou Lamin Yaffa As humans, we always look at life from our individual prism of personal experience. Looking through my prism at the rich...

A Baobab tree has fallen: Adieu Alhaji Sambou Gassama

By Lamin Fatty, United Nations, Nairobi-Kenya. I called Him 'Alagi', my wife and children and many others in our circle called him 'Uncle', his colleagues...

Tribute to my friend, Alhagi Sambou Gassama

By Basidia M Drammeh The sudden departure of my friend, Alhagi Sambou Gassama has shaken me to the core, for we last communicated under...

Legacy of a legend: Homage to my hero

By Basidia M Drammeh July 2nd will go down in the annals of Gambia's history as the day the Gambia lost one of its most...

Tribute to Biri and Imam Barham:

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, marked a somber day in the Gambia that I feel obliged to share this tribute about these fallen heroes. Two...

On the audacity of fiscal profligacy: Letter to the Minister of Finance (Part 4)

By Momodou Sabally Honourable Minister and senior brother, it is with a deep sense of sorrow and extreme disappointment that I write you another letter...

Alh. Banding Drammeh, giant scholar and intellectual philanthropist is no more

By Ahmed Kemo Ceesay By ordain of the creator, verse 154 of Chapter 2 of the Holy Quran: “Indeed we belong to Allah, and indeed...

Alhaji Banding Drammeh

By Kebba Landing Jagne “Indeed, we belong to Allah and to Allah we shall return.” Alhaji Banding Drammeh had been a classmate, a college mate and...

So much to say Abdou, so little space

By Alieu Bah (Immortal X) We all return to the fullness of the earth forever to tarry in the eternal loneliness of one's beginnings. Today...

In honor of Mr Carr, may his soul be blessed

By Baba Galleh Jallow To God we belong and to Him we return. And so we are asked to take the passing of loved ones...

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