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ELECTION DAY IN THE GAMBIA views of a senior citizen ''There was a time in years past when the month of December meant that Fajara Hotel,...

CLIMATE CHANGE: THE IMPORTANCE OF INTERGENERATIONAL CONVERSATIONS

By Sola Mahoney These days one of the activities that takes up a lot of my time as a semi-retiree is board meetings. And anyone who...

Ending Stigma and Discrimination: A Migrant Returnee’s Perspective

Migration in The Gambia has existed for centuries. Since the creation of man, our ancestors have migrated in many different ways. Before, when a returnee...

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER PERSONS: Friday, October 1st, 2021

On Healthy Ageing By Sola Mahoney My old age “aha” moment came a little over ten years ago in my early 50’s, when attending a social...

By Law, dictatorship still prevails in the Gambia!

Yesterday, September 23, Amnesty International released its seminal research report into the state of human rights in the Gambia in regard to the necessary...

Ageing in The Gambia: a celebration or a challenge?

By Sola Mahoney In about ten days’ time on Friday, 1st October the world will celebrate the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP). I emphasize the...

Letter from Muhammed Ceesay, Project Manager, Activista/Gambia

On CLIMATE CHANGE A lethal product of Capitalism Final Part Scientific timelines on global temperatures indicate that, 2020, five years after the Paris Agreement, was one of the...

NEVER AGAIN: The Manifesto of an Unlikely Candidate (Part One)

By Baba Galleh Jallow It is election year in The Gambia, and yes, as we speak, voter registration is ongoing across the country. Social media...

Women Journalists During the Dictatorship:

‘Justice Is All We Ask For’ By Kebba Jefang Murdered, tortured, disappeared without a trace, incarcerated and sent on exile, Gambian journalists including women victims are...

Please see the beggars

By Baba Galleh Jallow Dear Mother Gambia, In our last letter we said we would shortly be writing to you about the increasingly troubling question of...

STORY OF THE WEEK: The adventures of Alkatan – 2

By Baba Galleh Jallow The people of Tonya Kunda were so happy that Degere had changed so much after Alkatan threw him down. Now they...

STORY OF THE WEEK: The adventures of Alkatan

By Baba Galleh Jallow Alkatan was a small old man, slight of build, but very healthy and very strong. He was cheerful and had a...

Conquering A 10-year Battle with Dyspnea that Halted A Football Career...

Growing up in a multi-tribal community, sport was a receptive undertaking at virtually all homes except at mine. In fact I rarely had time...

Understanding Secularism

Misconceptions. Misrepresentations. Misconstruction. The war of words and ideas in Gambian politics has resurrected in our polity again! Gone are the days when the...

Covid-19 Response Package What Government Could Have Done Differently

By Musa Badjie Miraculously, it came from nowhere. Scientists around the globe cannot still give a definitive answer as to how it came into the...

“Gambia College Deserve Better,” says Antouman Jagne

By Nelson Manneh Antouman Jagne a former student of the Gambia College school of Nursing who is currently working with the Medical Research Council (MRC)...

Health Education and Promotion

Author: Lamin njie & Lolly Boye Topic: Suspension of non-essential service and observance of physical distancing during Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) Services. RCH is a...

In honor of Mr. Carr, may his soul be blessed

By Baba Galleh Jallow To God we belong and to Him we return. And so we are asked to take the passing of loved ones...

Managing our differences

By Baba Galleh Jallow In a recent article we suggested that while our search for answers to national challenges must necessarily be anchored in our...

Musa Sheriff Of Voice Newspaper Appologises To PDOIS, UDP For False...

In reference to one of the stories published on The Voice front page issued on Monday, 13th January 2020 titled ‘‘Darboe Attacks PDOIS Leadership,Describes...