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May 3 Reflections: Honouring Contributions of Journalist Victims and Friends of The Gambian Media

  • by Ndey Tapha Sosseh
  • May 9, 2023 08:50

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 marked the 30th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day with the global theme, Shaping a Future of Rights: Freedom of Expression as a driver for all other human rights. As a journalist, I have always believed that all other rights are intrinsically linked to the rights to ...

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Ukraine War: The battle of narratives around the food crisis

  • by Josep Borrell
  • June 20, 2022 07:59

The European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, who doubles as Vice President of the European Commission, has argued in this opinion editorial that the EU sanctions do not prevent Russia from exporting its grains, seeds or fertilizer to the global market. Rather, Russ ...

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Impossible standards of living for Gambians

  • by Sanna Camara
  • June 12, 2022 06:29

I have been opportune this week to share conversations with heath workers, military men, Police officers and other categories of civil servants. I learned that so many of these hardworking, important and noble men and women are, in this 21st Century, under strenuous circumstances, taking home barely ...

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New US Ambassador notes 'bold steps' Gambians took toward democracy in 2016

  • by Sharon L. Cromer
  • April 16, 2022 03:03

In an op-ed titled Hello To The Gambia. Let’s Get To Work Together!, the new US Ambassador to The Gambia noted a clear desire to improve on the bold steps that Gambians took toward democracy in 2016, describing it as a cause for optimism.The diplomat said she hopes to do even more during her tenure ...

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'It is Now, More than Ever...' EU Vice President calls it 'unjust wars'

  • by Josep Borrell
  • March 1, 2022 04:47

The EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission has argued that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has turned the rules of the world order and the time to act is now. With this war on Ukraine, the world will never be the same again. It is now, mo ...

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The question of "WHAT IF"

  • by Teeda Tambadou
  • January 28, 2022 04:03

Ever had that moment in your life when you wanted something so bad but it actually never  happened? Sat there and waited for that one phone call just to be told exactly what you wanted to hear? That was me two years ago. When I was young and naive, probably still am but a bit more matured ...

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D. A. Jawo Pays Tribute to Nderry M'bai

  • by D. A. Jawo
  • November 25, 2021 12:38

Pa Nderry Mbai: The Fall of An Icon The Gambian journalism fraternity and indeed the whole country is mourning the sudden demise of Pa Nderry Mbai of Freedom newspaper, which news hit this country like a thunderbolt from the sky at the beginning of this week. Pa Nderry had been a household ...

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US Ambassador Writes About Gambia Elections

  • by The Gambia Post
  • November 3, 2021 09:10

The US Ambassador to The Gambia, Richard Carl Paschall wrote and op-ed on Gambia's presidential election slated for December 4th this year. "We join with the Inter-Party Committee, the registered political parties and independent candidates, and the voices of so many Gambians from all walks of ...