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Babou Ceesay becomes first Gambian to be nominated for BAFTA TV Awards

Babou Ceesay becomes first Gambian to be nominated for BAFTA TV Awards

UK-based Gambian actor, Babou Ceesay recently made history, becoming the first ever Gambian to be nominated for a BAFTA TV Awards - the British counterpart to the American Academy Awards.

Although he lost out on winning the hotly contested prize, the Gambian community in the United Kingdom were proud of

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12-year-old vendor, Basiru Sowe provides for his family in Senegal

12-year-old vendor, Basiru Sowe provides for his family in Senegal

Twelve-year-old Basiru Sowe is one of a growing number of child vendors who provide for their families by hawking cheap goods on the streets of Banjul.

He is from Senegal.

“I am from Kaolack”, he said. “My dad is sick and can no longer provide for the family. That is

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Is Haddy Faye lying about her Syrian fiancé’s age?

Is Haddy Faye lying about her Syrian fiancé’s age?

Is Haddy Faye’s Syrian-born fiancé, Rafaat Al-Ahmar really 39 years old?

This is the question lingering on the lips of many. When the famous socialite and businesswoman took to social media to celebrate Rafaat’s 39th birthday, little did she know that it will cause a buzz.

She wrote on Facebook: “I

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The elephant in the room

The elephant in the room

There is one contested topic today: Gambia. When Fangbili was around, he zipped everyone’s lips on pressing national issues and dominated the narrative until he decided to go. No, until we flushed him out. But a marked distinction between Fangbili’s supporters and those of Ado/Fatandingo is the way each react

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Ashobi out for Jammeh’s birthday!

Ashobi out for Jammeh’s birthday!

The APRC has commenced sale of ashobis, as the former ruling party and its supporters gear up to mark former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh’s birthday.

Exiled leader Jammeh will turn 52 on 25thMay, and his supporters will for the first time, mark the customary birthday celebration of the former president,

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Jammeh should never be forgiven, says Sarjo Barrow

Jammeh should never be forgiven, says Sarjo Barrow

Veteran journalist, Sarjo Barrow has called for former president Yahya Jammeh to be hauled before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague over crimes he committed during his 22 year rule.

Barrow, one of the country’s most famous broadcasters, accused the former president of “destroying The Gambia.”

He

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Global Properties land gift to Mavado causes a stir

Global Properties land gift to Mavado causes a stir

An oceanfront land gifted to Jamaican music superstar, Mavado has caused a massive stir online among Gambians.

The land was given to him by Global Properties – a real estate company own and run by one of President Adama Barrow’s newly appointed ambassadors –at-large, Saul Frazer.

Politician and youth leader,

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