On the Lambai Chronicles: Letter to my friend (Part 1)

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Sheriff, my brother and good friend,It has been a while since I last penned you an epistle on the happenings in our little town; but as I...

Full text of UDP’s statement on Barrow’s rule

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In 2016 the United Democratic Party good faith entered intonegotiations with other parties to form Coalition 2016 toamongst other things select a candidate to contest on the...

Comfort Quality Services thanks gov’t over car number plates project

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LETTER OF APPRECIATIONReference to the above, Comfort Quality Services would like to wholeheartedly thank the Government of the Gambia for awarding the Aluminium number plates and Barcode...

Full text of Mai Fatty’s resignation speech

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Two days ago (9th October 2019), I submitted notice of termination of my contract of appointment as the Special Advisor to the President. My contract of appointment...

Adieu, Sise

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Sise Sawaneh. So soon. A neighbour. A friend. A colleague. Oh dear! Why you? Why now? Those killers. This world. This God. That car. That road. That...

For the Love of Soninkara: Tribute to Sise Sawaneh

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The sudden demise of Sise Jaha Sawaneh hit me like a thunderbolt. The news is completely devastating and I know for sure that most people who know...

She started the first dance academy in The Gambia. Here’s why

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Ndey Fatou was drawn from an early age to the world of dance. Her mother, a dancer with a ‘70s music band in The Gambia, encouraged her,...

Bloomberg’s world’s wealthiest families 2019

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The Walton familyCompany: WalmartFortune: $190.5bnThe family own a 50 per cent stake in what is now the world's largest retailer. Founded by Sam...

Sir Dawda’s widow Chilel Jawara and family thank Gambians

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I wish to convey my sincere thanks and appreciation to all Gambians for sharing the pain and sorrow that I and my family are going through this...

PROFILE: Alhaji Soriba Jabbi First President, Supreme Islamic Council The Gambia

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By Ba S JabbiAlhagi Soriba Jabbi was born in 1942 to Soriba Jabbi and Oumie Jabbi in Jarra Sutukung village, Jarra East District. He was a Muslim...

Oumy Sall Ndiaye, the Legendary Woman behind JIFAD

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After a long and rich professional experience in France, Europe and Africa where she dedicated a great part of her time coordinating the strategy and communication of...

TRIBUTE: The Man, Ebrima Solo Sandeng

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By Lamin Njie, Editor in chief of The Fatu NetworkI will not disagree with anyone who says Solo Sandeng was a patriot. The first time (it was...

Profile of New United States Ambassador to Gambia Richard Carlton Paschall III

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Richard “Carl” Paschall, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor, is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of...

Facts about Sharia Law around the World

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Brunei on Wednesday introduced harsh new sharia laws — including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex — despite a storm of global criticism from rights...

Marina: How an entire nation let a harmless 13-year-old student down

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By Lamin NjieWhen news first emerged on social media that Marina International School has expelled a student over driving offences, many greeted it with pleasure. Thanks to...

The Imam Who Stands for the Truth

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Yahya Jammeh does not use any supernatural means to rule Gambians for more than two decades. Jammeh’s strength lies in his ability to cage, silence or disappear...

MACKY SALL GOV’T: Senegalese Rejoice as New Multi-Million Dollar Industrial Park Opens

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By Charles ArthurForty kilometers (24 miles) from the capital, Dakar, a new industrial park has opened. Seven companies, from China, Côte d’Ivoire, France, Tunisia and one from...

Cheating Partners are Three Times more Likely to Stray Again – Research

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AN unfaithful lover whose relationship breaks up is three times more likely to cheat on their next girl or boyfriend, research shows.The old phrase ‘Once a cheat,...

Hello Mr President… OJ Should Either Resign Or Be Sacked If….

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Reports have emerged in the country these days that Mr Omar Amadou Jallow, the Minister of Agriculture was involved in a shady deal of selling tonnes of...