Love and Freedom

We need to follow our freedom. Then we will understand everything. To allow others to be what they are, and do what they do. And know that we can say yes. And no. Even to the ones closest to us, the ones we esteem above all others. Freedom is also freeing others of our expectations. […]

They Call It The Gambia And We Call It HOME

The Gambia like many developing countries have it’s good, bad and the ugly and the entertainment industry is no exception to all that. Truth be told the people in the entertainment/Arts sector are really doing their best with the little they have to try grow the sector to the level we want it to be. […]

The Need For Infrastructure Development In The Gambia

Nothing quite captures the ugliness of our infrastructural underdevelopment so tellingly like when it rains. Walking, after a downpour, along Kairaba Avenue, that swanky thoroughfare lined with banks, office blocks, restaurants, fashion shops and the like, doing millions of dollars’ worth of transactions everyday, where one would have expected a first class road, proper drainage […]

Countdown To Coalition Agreement – 1yr. 3mons. 20 Days

The Gambia Today’s Lamin Darboe has been sampling the opinion of Gambians on the Coalition 2016 agreement. Ebrima L.S. Marenah  – Politician/businessman-Kudang village in CRR/South said Barrow should continue his Presidency within these five-years to come in order to complete his mission. “As a politician we Gambians voted for five years not three years and […]

Hate Speech On Socail Media In The Gambia

There is something artificial about setting aside the venom in hate speech, and asking about its authority, neglecting the material persecution and physical violence targeted on actual human beings as its result. Hate speech has dimensions Nevertheless, the authority of hate speech matters, since authority makes a difference to what hate speech can do with […]

The Rise and Fall of Babili Mansa

Nor do I absolve my own self (of blame): the (human) soul is certainly prone to evil, unless my Lord do bestow His Mercy: but surely my Lord is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.” Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He […]