Sunday, July 21, 2024

SPOTLIGHT: 19-year-old Kumba breaks school’s 28-year search for 9 credits in WASSCE

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Despite helping her single mother on the farm, studying in the dark without electricity, and walking 2 kilometres to school, 19-year-old Kumba Sowe from...

Dream Chasing: Gambia’s 19-Year-Old Agie Jallow Breaks Barriers In A Male Dominated Game

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh In The Gambia, football is a sport that is predominantly dominated by men and is often perceived as a game that is solely meant...

SPOTLIGHT: Pa Modou Njie: From rural roots to tech leader, paving the Gambia’s digital...

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh In the heart of the picturesque town of Farafenni, a young dreamer named Pa Modou Njie, a final year Computer Information Systems student at...

The Rise of a Wonder Kid

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By: Alagie Cherno Suwareh Bubacarr Kebbeh, also known as "Anderson" or more commonly referred to as Salgado, is a midfield talent born in Brufut. He currently plays for...

Gambia’s First Immigrant Serving in the German Armed Forces Shines in the Spotlight

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By Dawda Baldeh The dream of a young Gambian, Pa Ousman Kujabi, has come true as he pursued it over a distance of approximately 4,824.25 km, from his...

EXCLUSIVE: Bolton star prefers to represent The Gambia over Guinea Bissau

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Bolton Wanderers' Carlos Mendes Gomez, a player for the English club, who is eligible to play for both the Gambia and Guinea Bissau has...

Spotlight on Gambians in Academia: Bakary S. Sonko

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Bakary S. Sonko, a final year Masters student at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, is making waves in the academic and student...

Spotlight: Aspiring to blaze a trail in sports photography through the lens of a...

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Just less than two years since she started actively participating in sports photography, Sarjo Baldeh is set to be among a group of young...

Spotlight: Meet Ebrima Mboob, New GID Director General

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By: Dawda Baldeh In this edition of The Fatu Network Spotlight, we feature Ebrima Mboob, who was appointed as the Director General of the Gambia Immigration Department on...

Visual artist Aminata: ‘I had poor communication skills and low self-esteem, so I used...

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By: Fatou Kebbeh 25-year-old Aminata Alice Yajoh, a young Gambian entrepreneur who is both a visual and performing artist, has narrated her inspirational story to The Fatu Network...

Prof. Nyarkotey – Book Review: ‘Her Virginity’; thinking she was loved by the best!...

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She believed she had found the perfect man, the one she had always dreamed of. She loved him passionately and was completely infatuated with him. Her heart...

From Hollywood to Home: Babou Ceesay’s Journey, Vision, and Gambian Film Revolution

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By: Dawda Baldeh Babou Ceesay, an internationally acclaimed Gambian movie actor, writer, and producer, recently shared his experiences and success stories in the film industry during an interview...

SPOTLIGHT: Nancy Ndong: Breaking barriers and building futures

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh At 25, Nancy Ndong defied societal expectations by becoming a highly respected construction worker, despite originally dreaming of becoming a lawyer and despite the...

Ida Faal: Breaking the proverbial glass ceiling and smashing gender stereotypes

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By: Alieu Jallow Ida Faal is a young woman who has defied stereotypes and broken through the glass ceiling in the automotive industry in The Gambia. Despite growing...

“Man’s On a Mission to Unlock Poverty Code, Not Dress Code” – Ghetto Pen

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By: Dawda Baldeh In the poem "Don't Question My Dress Code," Ebrima Jallow, also known as The Ghetto Pen, sheds light on the way society judges individuals based...

From Nothing to Something: How Youth & Sports Ministry Shape Prospect of a Young...

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Momodou Jallow, 25, from Berending, who is now an integrated farmer, has transformed himself into an enterprising entrepreneur in agriculture after completing entrepreneurship training...

Guest Editorial: My Connection and Bond with Dr. Ismail Badjie

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By: Malik Khan A common misconception about my relationship with Dr. Ismail Badjie is that it's the product of a long-standing association. In truth, our connection was formed...

Son of Gambian Immigrant in US Named Basketball Student Athlete

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By: Dawda Baldeh 18-year-old Sam Mbye has recently been honored as the student basketball athlete of the week at Yealing High School in Columbus, Ohio. Young Sam is breaking...

SPOTLIGHT: Assan S. Ndure: Transforming the face of football in The Gambia

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh From the streets of Barra in the North Bank to Farato Village in the West Coast Region, Assan S. Ndure, a determined young entrepreneur,...

Rape, snakes and hyenas: Darsilameh schoolchildren’s risky walk to the future

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By Hadram Hydara Nestled in the heart of Foni Kansala in West Coast Region five kilometres off the Trans-Gambia Highway lies a small historic village, Darsilameh Sheriff Kunda,...