Women leaders exemplify equality in The Gambia

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By Kathryn Edwards On any given Tuesday, in the small West African nation of The Gambia, something unusual in the history of U.S. diplomacy happens; when the U.S....

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...

TRIBUTE: The Man, Ebrima Solo Sandeng

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

TRIBUTE: Alhaji M. I. Sambou-Gassama(1947-2020): Gambian linguist, diplomat and author

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By Hassoum Ceesay, Historian Alhaji Muhammed Imam Sambou-Gassama, who died last Friday in Banjul, aged 73, was a veteran Gambian diplomat, linguist and author with numerous book titles...

Where is The Promised Transparency

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HELLO MR PRESIDENT… Among the numerous issues we blamed and fought Yahya Jammeh for was the claim that his government was not transparent. We all claimed that the...

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

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

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,...

Golden League Vs The People of Gunjur Intensifies. Gambia’s Sovereignty Questioned

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As anger mounts in Gunjur, concerning the alleged environmental abuse by the Chinese Company Golden League, the youths of the town have vowed to intensify their pressure...

I am the Captain of my Soul, Master of my Fate

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By Baboucarr Camara SEOUL – It’s 3:45 a.m. here; most people are in bed. It’s nine hours behind in The Gambia, precisely 6:45 p.m. Instead of getting enough...

From insisting national interest underpins his addresses to warning Gambians against breaking the curfew,...

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Fellow Citizens, Residents of The Gambia, It is now obvious that no one is immune to the Coronavirus and its impact. The recent increase in the number of cases,...

Turkey 15 July 2016 coup: Q&A featuring Turkey top diplomat in Gambia Tolga Bermek

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Tuesday 15 July marks four years of an attempted coup on the rule of Recep Tayyib Erdogan, an act that shocked the world. In the Q&A below,...

America on its 244th birthday: Dark skies, canceled parades, but also new hope

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By Marc Fisher, Washington Post As statues tumble and a frightening virus spreads through the land, far fewer splashes of color will burst onto the night skies across...

The Gambia Returnees Association Up in Arms Against President Barrow

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Following President's Barrow's interview at Chatham House, in which he cited his return and eventual success as a result of not overstaying in UK, The Gambia Returnees...

Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang: Key facts about the woman as she prepares for AU vice...

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Gambians have been basking in the excellent news of the selection of former vice president Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang as a candidate in the upcoming AU vice chairperson...

SENEGAL – Hiba Thiam: The promising young woman who died during a party

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By Usuman Ceesay, our reporter in Dakar Died under troubled circumstances at a party for rich kids, Hiba Thiam is portrayed in some media quaters as a party...

HASSOUM CEESAY – TRIBUTE: Alhaji Alieu Mboge(?-August 2, 2020): Gambian Public Administrator and Banjul...

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By Hassoum Ceesay, historian The demise last weekend of Alhaji Alieu Mboge has robbed The Gambia of a successful Public Administrator of four decades standing, and a ranking...

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...

The benefits of having many lovers

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By BBC (article first published last year and brought back again by the outlet) “What does exclusivity mean to you?” asks Amy Hart, a contestant on UK reality...

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

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By Charles Arthur Forty 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...

Obituary: Fatu Camara’s Dad Passed Away Last Night

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OBITUARY ANNOUNCEMENT: The Camara, Darboe, Singhateh and Mbai families regret to announce the death of Alhagi Momodou Lamin Camara, known as Daddy Camara or ML Camara. The...