By Baba Galleh Jallow The song struggles To escape the cage Hits the wall On every side Dances on the inside with Silence on the outside as The whole universe trembles At the deafening echoes Of this silent song!
Who Are The True Robbers?
During a robbery in Guangzhou, China, the bank robber shouted to everyone in the bank: “Don’t move. The money belongs to the State. Your life belongs to you.” Everyone in the bank laid down quietly. This is called “Mind Changing Concept” Changing the conventional way of thinking. When a lady […]
Where’s My Change?
Three starving men – an Afro-America, a West Indian and a Nigeria – lived together in London. They devised a plan to beat starvation. The plan was to eat at a nearby restaurant without paying a dime. The Afro-American volunteered to go first. He ordered three food and drinks. “Here […]
She Can’t Keep Your Life
A man once had a chat with his spiritual leader and bluffed about his unshakable trust for his wife.”My brother, just be extra cautious because a woman will always be a woman,” the spiritualist warned. “Meaning?” the man asked. “No matter how you trust your wife, it’s ideal for you […]
Why don’t you find Another space to flex Those borrowed muscles Another space to watch Those mountain ridges crack On those NOT borrowed arms Trying to smash the heads Of truth and justice? Baba Ends
Int’l Civil Society Forum On Gambia
FRAMEWORK FOR ADDRESSING ELECTORAL REFORMS IN THE GAMBIA We, representatives of Civil Society Organizations met in New York, on the margins of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly on October 1-2, 2015 to deliberate on the state of affairs in The Gambia. Asserting the African Charter on Democracy, […]
Media Tycoon Caught Pants Down??
Dear Readers, We have heard rumours that a famous Gambian media tycoon has been nabbed, apparently by a Private Investigator hired by the long-suffering wife. The Watchman would be grateful if readers in the know (or even the PI or the wife) can tell more. Or even send us photos. […]
House of Humour part 1
A man caught his dissatisfied wife revealing their deeply marital secret to her friend in a family basement. What she didn’t however know was that the tiptoeing husband was hiding, and consuming everything. The patient husband waited until the wife had vomited everything in her heart before he raised an […]
MADNESS @ UTG??
Thank you, “former UTG employee” wishing to “inform the world about dubious activities of Dr Omar Jah and his camp at UTG”. The Watchman is indeed here to expose “dubious activities” at our institutions to ensure public trust is maintained. Your allegations against the UTG can be summarised as follows:- […]
Open Letter To President Jammeh
Dear Mr President, By the way, may I thank you for the achievements of your administration since 1994, especially in the areas of education health and communication, even though a large number of them are dysfunctional? Gambia Radio and Televisions Services (GRTS), which is a blessing in disguise as most […]
Lamin Manga's Last-ditch Effort
In a shocking and a rare admission, The Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) it emerged have gone completely bust, dead and waiting to be buried. And now desperately seeking for a bailout from the very person who singlehandedly help to bring that struggling institution to its knees. And that […]