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...

Tribute to a fallen Daughter of Africa: Clarrie Mendy 1959-2020: Gambian-British Pan-Africanist, anti-slavery activist...

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By Hassoum Ceesay, National Centre for Arts and Culture The demise last Saturday of Ms. Clarrie Mendy, a Gambian-British woman of substance has robbed us of a great...

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...

Alhaji Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara(1924-2019), FRCVS: the Scientist-President

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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 democrat and champion...

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...

Nation’s new Islamic leader is 63 years old and from Gunjur, like his predecessor

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The country's new Islamic leader Sheikh Essa Foday Darboe is a 63-year-old 'great' linguist and writer, according to a biography on him. Sulayman Bin Tumani Danjo in a...

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...

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

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

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....

Lamin N. Dibba: A Giant Passes on Fulfilled

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There is a refrain in a certain Mandingka circumcision song that is replete with meaning and it certainly captures the right mood as one of the outstanding...

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...

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

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By Baba Galleh Jallow The people of Tonya Kunda were so happy that Degere had changed so much after Alkatan threw him down. Now they knew he would...

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,...

BABA GALLEH JALLOW – STORY: The adventures of Alkatan – 9

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By Baba Galleh Jallow As Nyinya walked home she kept laughing nervously to herself. She still felt some fear, but she was reassured by Alkatan’s words. She now...

STORY: The adventures of Alkatan – 3

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By Baba Galleh Jallow When Alkatan and the man arrived at the Alkalo’s compound, Kiyanka was seated in the royal chair under the mango tree in front of...

The adventures of Alkatan: Hadumeh’s fate

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By Baba Galleh Jallow As the sun was rising the following day, Alkatan sat on his sheepskin outside his hut, stoking his small beard, and musing at the...

Darboe’s New Year speech full text

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Fellow Gambians, compliments of the season and a Happy and Prosperous New Year to you all. As we ring in 2020 and wind down what has been...

President Barrow’s New Year speech full text

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Fellow Gambians, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, After months of uncertainty, fears and havoc to human lives and the world economies, finally, 2020 ends today. Notwithstanding widespread suffering globally, as...

SAINEY DARBOE – BOOK REVIEW: ‘Never doubt…’

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From the title of the book,’Never Doubt’...one might be forgiven for nurturing aspirations of living by its meaning. But the experiences of the man who co-founded Gunjur-Marlborough link...

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...