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Gambia Independence Deserves Respect |

By: Yunus S Saliu In the approach of The Gambia Independence Day celebration, a Gambian erudite historian has urged everyone to always give the country’s Independence a lot of consideration and respect. Hence, it is like individual ‘birthday where everything in life started.’ Underscoring the importance of independence, Hassoum Ceesay, the acting Director General of the National Center for Arts...

Gambia under Barrow – The Chronicle Gambia

On Saturday 18th February, 2017, tens of thousands of Gambians thronged the Independence Stadium in Bakau, singing and chanting songs of freedom, to celebrate the historic inauguration of President Adama Barrow. Outside the stadium, tens of thousands of others trooped, wearing ‘Gambia Has Decided’ t-shirts, drumming, singing and dancing to the tunes in what was perhaps the biggest gathering...

Ex- Captain Says Jawara was Unwilling to go to Exile |

By Adama Makasuba The Gambia Ex-Army Captain, Momodou Lamin Gassama has said that the former president Dawda Jawara was not willing to leave power and go to exile when 1994 coup occurred. Gassama, who was a personal assistant to Jawara, was testifying before the Truth Commission stated that he informed Jawara about the ongoing coup by advising him to leave...

Traditional Allergy Remedies for Harmattan season – The Chronicle Gambia

Teaspoons Of Honey– Honey contains antioxidant, antibacterial and antifungal properties. There’s also a strong believe that raw honey has shown immune-boosting and anticancer benefits. Whatever the reason, if your grandmother is offering you some, take it because it just might be the immune booster you need for the day. Moringa (Never Die or Nebe die) Tea –...

Display Of Cultural Diversity – The Chronicle Gambia

The Smiling Coast has always been known for its cultural diversity and for the last 14 years, the people of Kartong in Kombo South have been organising the Kartong Festival every February to celebrate their culture and attract tourists. This year’s festival featured series of cultural performances from local and international groups and artists. Performers from the Rainbow...

Gambia, Facebook and Cultural Shift – The Chronicle Gambia

Facebook has been a game changer across the world. With more than 1.2 billion users, the most powerful social media network has made the world look smaller. In The Gambia, it has created a huge socio-cultural shift and changed the way people relate to each other. Most Gambians initially joined Facebook to generally track their old friends...

Gambia’s fish for EU’s money – The Chronicle Gambia

The Gambia will allow European Union member states to use fishing trawlers to catch tunas and hake fish on its waters, in exchange for financial and capacity development assistance. The agreement was signed between The Gambia and the EU in October 2018, under the protocol of Sustainable Fishing Partnership Agreement (SFPA). It licenses the EU vessels to fish...

Gambia’s fish for EU’s money – The Chronicle Gambia

The Gambia will allow European Union member states to use fishing trawlers to catch tunas and hake fish on its waters, in exchange for financial and capacity development assistance. The agreement was signed between The Gambia and the EU in October 2018, under the protocol of Sustainable Fishing Partnership Agreement (SFPA). It licenses the EU vessels to fish...

GAMBIA: THERE IS NOTHING TO INVESTIGATE-DARBE TELLS IGP JOBE; SAYS UDP WILL EMPLOY SELF HELP TO DEFEND ITSELF AGAINST ATTACKERS!

Gambia’s Vice President Ousainou Darboe, who is also the leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) has called on the Inspector General of police Mamout Jobe, not to waste his time and state resources to investigate the UDP Brikama political bureau vandalization case saying that “there is nothing to investigate.” Darboe has accused Lamin Jatta and his boys...

GAMBIA: THERE WAS NO COALITION BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS-DARBOE WARNS!

“The Gambian people have endured a lot during Jammeh’s rule. As I told you, Never Again is being promoted by the TRRC. We should be mindful of anything precedence that will retard our democracy. If we start seeing some of the things that occasioned Never Again, we should talk about it; we should condemn it. This is a...

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