He left The Gambia for the UK 17 years ago to pursue further studies and kept his eyes on the prize. He now not only has a prestigious suffix Dr, but Momodou Sallah has become the first Gambian to win UK’s Most Innovative Teacher award. But for a man who
President Yahya Jammeh on Monday declared a ban on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), in all its forms. The presidential order comes as a last stroke on the heavily fought practice that is deep-rooted and is practiced by at least 75 per cent of the population.
With presidential elections looming large,
Daughter of a German mum and Gambian dad, Jennie Conan was abandoned by his dad as a toddler. Read below our interview with her:
What’s On-Gambia: Tell us briefly about yourself and your family.
Jennie: My name is Jennie Nene Sinchou Conan. My mother is from Germany; my dad is
Known for his good sense of humour, Sainey MK Marenah was on the path of becoming a prominent journalist in The Gambia when he began to have troubles with the law for his reportages. He won a two-year-long legal battle, and few days later, fled the country. He has since
Mama Touray is a Gambian-American pursuing a modeling career in the US, while studying nursing at the College of New Rochelle, in Westchester County, New York. In this interview with What’s On-Gambia, she started off by telling us about herself and her foray into the modeling industry.
Mama:My name is
News of President Yahya Jammeh’s purported gifting of plots of land to Nollywood movie stars have raised some eyebrows and Germany-based Gambian filmmaker, Prince Abubacarr Aminata Sankanu was one of the first to ring the alarm bell. In this exclusive interview, he discussed at length the country’s creative industry, cautioning
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