Author: Musa Saidykhan

Culture Society

Gambia Mourns Legendary Musician

The death of the Gambia’s legendary musician cum pan-African based in Stockholm, Sweden, has been reported. Demba Conta was born in Niani Yona in the Central River Region. He was first sent to study the Quran before leaving the Gambia to other African countries until he reached Europe. Demba’s goal […]


In Sonko Trial With Recounts Brutality

One of the victims of the April 14th 2016 demonstration who testified at the trial of the Gambia’s former Interior Minister has accused the ousted Jammeh government of “treating opposition political detainees like donkeys. The food they fed us in prison is fit for animal consumption.” Narrating her ordeal before […]


Ousman Sonko Oversees Our Torture

A prosecution witness on Tuesday told the Bellinzona Federal Tribunal that the former Gambian Interior Minister oversaw their brutal torture at the National Intelligence Agency on April 14th, 2016. Modou Ngum, who recounted his mistreatment at the hands of Gambian security officers, Ousman Sonko of witnessing their brutal torture. He […]


Gambia’s Result-oriented Diplomat

When Burama Sanneh was appointed a Gambian diplomat in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a lot of eyebrows were raised, with many people questioning why this political genuis gifted with the mastery of words would venture into a wrong field. There was opposition in both the camps of the governing […]


My Beef with a Political Virgin

It has never been my intention to respond to Attention Seekers and Political Virgins, especially at this time of our political struggle, considering the fact that we have very important issues to deal with. However, psychologists believe that if a lie is drummed up ten times without being called out […]


The Reason Many People Fail

One of the youngest successful movie director cum actress in the Nolkywood movie industry has given an invaluable tip on why those who are determined to succeed must shut their ears off from complain masters. In a social media post, Ruth Kadiri explained how he had made a billion Naira […]


Nepotism is Stealing Africa’s Future

North-West University Nepotism is not limited to isolated cases in Africa, but a trend throughout the continent.Allowing nepotism practices through family, friends and those least qualified to occupy leadership positions is tantamount to stealing Africa’s future from its young generation.The liberation movement of the 1960s has not succeeded in addressing […]


Let’s Remember Shyngle Nyassi

On October 7th 2013 the Gambia lost one of her illustrous sons in the person of Momodou Lamin Shyngle Nyassi, the former Campaign Manager of the opposition United Democratic Party. Mr. Nyassi died without completing his mission of freeing the Gambia from the clutches of Jammeh dictatorship. Shyngle Nyassi was […]