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Gambia UK Mission Awards Bikers

The Gambia High Commission in London today awarded a Certificate of Recognition to Mr Ebra Taal and Assan Saine for representing the Gambia at the biggest charity bike ride in the U.K covering over 150 miles, comprising 250,000 participants last week. Mr Taal and Mr Saine proudly flew the Gambian […]


African governments urged to stamp out witchcraft accusations against children

Six countries – Benin , Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar and Niger –reported instances of ritual infanticide. Eleven countries – Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Madagascar, Rwanda and Zimbabwe – reported ritual attacks against children with disabilities. Five countries – Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Madagascar, […]


A Look At Extreme Tribal Sensitivity

An overly sensitive or should we say extremely sensitive society is susceptible to the trivialities of blowing almost every comment out of context. There is no gainsaying that The Gambia, like many other countries, is fast-moving towards the “left radical” on the political spectrum. Many Gambians are unconsciously embracing radical […]


AI Petitions President Barrow

Amnesty International has petitioned Gambian President Adama Barrow over his public comments on civil society activist leader Madi Jobarteh. In a petition published below, AI’s New Media Manager for West and Central Africa described President Barrow’s remarks about Mr. Jobarteh as “alarming. His Excellency President Barrow, I am writing to […]


President Barrow Reshuffles Cabinet

Gambian President Adama on Wednesday announced naming of a new cabinet. The announcement comes after a cabinet reshuffle  which sees the replacement of Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray and six other ministers. Read below the new cabinet line up announced by the government Spokesman Ebrima Sankareh: 1- VICE PRESIDENT IS […]


Don’t Mix Apples And Oranges

Barrow Hasn’t Threatened Anyone Those reacting negatively to President Adama Barrow’s Monday speech are nothing but paranoid attention-seeking fear mongerers. The content of President Barrow’s address to Banjul Muslim elders was being ‘tongue twisted.’ Mr. Barrow spoke against those bent on hiding behind activism to create an avenue for civil […]