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Would Yahya Jammeh have given Sir Dawda Jawara a befitting state funeral?

By Dr. Alieu Faal Under President Adama Barrow, Sir Dawda Jawara was given full state burial befitting his status as the founding father of our...

Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara; 1924 to 2019

By Muhammad I.S Gassama The father of the nation, the founder of the sovereign state of the Gambia and the veritable architect of our national...

Re: Salute Sir Dawda-the unifier and beacon of tribal harmony

By: Momodou Camara Allow me to quote from Marc Antony in his speech at the Burial of Julius Caesar and its relevance to Gambians and...

Alhaji Ambassador Ebou M. Taal, (1937-2019),Gambian pioneer diplomat, international civil servant and historian

By Hassoum Ceesay Alhaji Ebou Taal who died at 82, weekend, was a pioneer Gambian diplomat, international civil servant and a historian of the socio-political...

The half century tenure of Alkalo Meta Jassey of Bakoteh

By Omar Joof The face of modern Bakoteh is no more. Alkali Meta Jassey recently joined his ancestors after a tenure of almost fifty years. He...

The dilemma of our transitional justice

By Capt. Ebou Jallow During the AFPRC transitional government, The Gambia was in a state of exception, a juridical condition without a constitutional foundation and...

Hear me, Ousman Koro Ceesay

Toney F Mendy, UTG Even as you rest, likely, with the imaginary simile of yours that many and myself today painted to console our hearts...

Solo Sandeng: Hailing a political colossus

By Alagi Yorro Jallow In comrade Solo Sandeng, the Gambia have lost yet another giant and icon of the second liberation struggle. It is a...

Dr Ibrahim Lowe: Educator, estimable and eclectic eminence

Hope was how I felt anticipating to attend his class, which was a trace too far from the uncouth cousin of hope: optimism. Yes,...

Tribute of a UTG graduate

By Baboucarr Camara There is no better feeling than putting on that gown with your name loudly called through the PA system and asked to...

Papa Serign Muhammadou Kabir Kah 1926 – 2018 Khalifa General of Mam Mass Kah, Medina Serign Mass, North Bank Region, The Gambia

By Prof Muhammadou MO Kah Inna lilahi wa inna elaihi raaji houn. May Allah SWT grant Papa Serign Muhammadou Kabir Kah Jannatul Fridaus. We convey our...

To the late Aja Fatou Asombie Bojang: Adieu – ‘Emitei Chaami’

By Momodou Sabally A wonderful mother, the late Aja Fatou Asombie Bojang, was the very embodiment of love, magnanimity and compassion. News of her passing...

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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...