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
The sad news of Musa Ngum’s death has hit the entire Senegambia region like a lightning bolt. He died in Dakar, Senegal on Sunday morning just a few hours after performing for his fans at a famous entertainment venue in the heart of the Senegalese capital.
According to information gathered
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