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A rare interview with opposition leader and presidential aspirant Mai Fatty

A rare interview with opposition leader and presidential aspirant Mai Fatty

Who’s Mai? This was a familiar question when Mai Fatty joined the race for the first time to State House in 2011. Some even thought he was a woman. Fast-forward to 2016 – the astute young lawyer is the most popular Gambian politician online. Ahead of the 2016 presidential elections,

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Alhassan Darboe talks about recent Gambian holiday, predicts a Jammeh victory in December

Alhassan Darboe talks about recent Gambian holiday, predicts a Jammeh victory in December

Alhassan Darboe’s recent visit to The Gambia might be his fourth since settling in the US, but it apparently offers him one of his unforgettable moments. From the transitions of his native Gunjur village to the exodus of young people and hurly burly of local politics, read this interview for

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A chat with a Banjulian youth leader cum entrepreneur

A chat with a Banjulian youth leader cum entrepreneur

Investing in young people is not a waste and it will never be. So said a hardworking young Gambian whose descriptions are as many as his name. Modou Lamin Biram Bah is a Banjulian youth leader and an entrepreneur. In this interview, he talks to us about his life and

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EXCLUSIVE: Sulayman Shygle Nyassi talks dad's 'mysterious' death, politics, Pa Nderry and more

EXCLUSIVE: Sulayman Shygle Nyassi talks dad's 'mysterious' death, politics, Pa Nderry and more

His father, Shyngle Nyassi, was once described by opposition leader Ousainou Darboe as the encyclopedia of Gambian politics. Living abroad, Sulayman Nyassi was an arch government critic but now a convert. His father’s death was sudden and shocking, but contrary to popular view, Sulayman who chooses a different political path

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The Gambia’s daring political talk show host. Interview with Bakary Fatty

The Gambia’s daring political talk show host. Interview with Bakary Fatty

Politics on national radio stations in The Gambia is considered to be a no-go area, but Bakary Fatty, a law student at the University of The Gambia, has successfully pushed the boundaries with his Civic Engagement Hour, a radio show backed by the youth group, National Youth Parliament. But the

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Introducing award-winning actress Prudence Monica Davies

Introducing award-winning actress Prudence Monica Davies

The story of Prudence Monica Davies is yet another confirmation that Gambia’s film industry has enough talents and beauty to blossom. From a humble start on the dusty streets of Banjul, Ms Davies is making waves in the film industry in Africa, bagging prestigious awards. In this Interview, she talks

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