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A campaign against maternal mortality has gone viral on social media since on Thursday following reports of another woman dying at child birth. Reports on...

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Opinions

MC Cham JNR – OPINION: Permit refusal for the ‘3 Years Jotna’

The Government of the Gambia will never stop the “short cut” despite Leadership goes with responsibility . The Movement’s denial to follow up march...

MADI JOBARTEH – OPINION: Police has no authority to stop 3 Years Jotna from holding a fundraiser

The long title of the Public Order Act says the Act is a law that prohibits private individuals from raising a military and to...

KEBBA NANKO – OPINION: President Barrow should sue Three Years Jotna movement to court

I want to congratulate the 3yrs Jotna movement for organizing a protest that was well coordinated and peaceful. The government and the security acted...

OPINION: ALHASSAN DARBOE: Barrow can be deposed in a mass uprising

When Adama Barrow was declared the winner of 2016 elections, I was beside myself with joy. I called friends and neighbors from far and...

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By Zakaria Kemo Konteh 'Rubber Stamp' National Assembly was among the most common phrases used by activists to describe Members of the National Assembly during...

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By Basidia M Drammeh The demonstrations that swept the country’s two largest cities last Wednesday underpin a deep-seated crisis and mounting problems that continue to...

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Analysis

MADI JOBARTEH – OPINION: A Historic Duty is Before National Assembly Members: To Fulfil or Betray

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Gambia: People are dying, No Light, No Jobs for the people

By Alex Darboe Gambians are the most interesting human beings in the world.Our young people fill up the stadium for music concerts and religious gatherings...

SAMSUDEEN SARR – COMMENTARY: Jola lives matter

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Is the Barrow administration really serious about SSR?

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The man who walked to Mecca: The life and times of Sheikh Jarjusey

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Gina Bass wins gold at All-Africa Games, defeating woman regarded as fastest in Africa

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TMC writes to Barrow, requests his intervention in getting ex-Gambia coach PBJ have state funeral

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All Gambian High Schools Alumni Reunion: Schools selection are the big winners at inter-schools sports event

By Tijan Masanneh Ceesay, in Atlanta Following Saturday night's white and gold gala dinner and fundraiser on Saturday, Cobb County High School Sports arena outside...

Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon coach Seedorf sacked

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By Hassoum Ceesay, The Gambia National Museum, Banjul Introduction One year since his demise, Gambians continue to pay homage to our elected Founding Father, as a...

STORY: The adventures of Alkatan – 3

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TRIBUTE: Sally P.C Njie(1932-2020), (The Gambia’s First Librarian; Pioneer Chief Librarian...

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BABA GALLEH JALLOW – STORY: The adventures of Alkatan – 2

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TRIBUTE: Alhaji Tamba S Kinteh (1952-2020)

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