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FAIR AND BALANCE: THE CONERSTONES OF SUCCESS

by Sulayman Jeng

Shifting through the Gambian diaspora media houses particularly .........more

The Gambia: Yahya Jammeh and state of our nation -  By Mathew K Jallow

To many people at home, it looked like another propaganda coup, one similar .....more

Gratitude to GrandMa Sirreh  by Fanta Jarra

Dear Fatou, Allow me to express my greatest gratitude to GrandMa Sirreh.The GrandMa advice to Jainaba Bah and Mai  Fatty is a ......more

"We regret the decline of Senegal in humanism and respect for human dignity," detailed Me Dioma Ndiaye. .....................................more 

The Village Girl By Yero Jallow This one is really funny. Yeteh Bah again I was told. Baldeh Bolong .............................more

A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION by Sulayman Jeng Allow me to extend my unreserved .................more

On two Iron Ladies – Jainaba Bah & Margaret Thatcher! By Dida Halake. 

Editor, First on Foday Samateh’s admiration of Jainaba Bah’s writings:................more

Re: DISTORTING HISTORY by Jainaba Bah Mai, I was expecting a Solemn Press Release from you as the Party Leader of the GMC (Gambia Moral Congress) in .....more

Dr Isatou Touray is Guest Speaker at the Gender Institute of the London School of Economics..........more

DISTORTING HISTORY MAI AHMAD FATTY  « Many will call me an adventurer – and that I am, only one of different sort ; .........................more


RE: NEW PROMISING SIGNS OF POSTIVE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE GAMBIA GOVERNMENT AND THE INDEPENDENT MEDIA COMMUNITY

by D. A. Jawo......................more

NEW PROMISING SIGNS OF POSTIVE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE GAMBIA GOVERNMENT AND THE INDEPENDENT MEDIA COMMUNITY:

Lamin Sabally- Minneapolis, Minnesota..................more

Public plea for end to arbitrary arrests  from the Gambia...............more

Another inequitable national honours list   By D. A. Jawo   ........more

IS YOUR CONSCIENCE STILL ALIVE?  by Sulayman Jeng  ...........more 

The Gambia: Blinded by dishonesty or wrapped in selective ignorance By Mathew K Jallow............more

What Will Happen After The Fall of President Yahya Jammeh?

Pa Koumba Loum...........more

UNESCO Acts to Ensure Journalists' Safety - voanews.com...............more

LETTER TO THE  ATTORNEY GENERAL

On the pending cases regarding false information to the president

ON THE PENDING CASES REGARDING FALSE INFORMATION TO THE PRESIDENT...............more

Dilation on Press Freedom By Ebou Gaye..............more 

Commemoration of World Press Freedom Day

Beacon of Hope for exiled Gambian Journalists (Maasalaah) Offering Hope for Gambia’s Future By Alagi Yorro Jallow..........more

OBSERVATIONS OF JOURNALIST PA NDERRY’S STRING OF COVERT INTERVIEWS OF THREE GAMBIA STATE MINISTERS.

Lamin Sabally-Minneapolis, Minnesota...........................more


Square Pegs v. Round Holes, Apples v. Oranges   Part Two 

(from maafanta archives)   By: Saul Saidy-khan .............more

GPU, TANGO and ICFJ

PRESS RELEASE   Introduction..............more


Brave Hamat Bah by Dida Halake  Dear Editor,............more

HALIFA WRITES TO PRESIDENT JAMMEH On Constitutional Lapses in the Inauguration of Councils........more

Gambia: The new mind of a people and the color of betrayal - By Mathew K Jallow...............more

This Date In African History/ Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Remembered !! - by Sainey Faye............more

HALIFA WRITES TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL..........................more

Gambian Lewis Bojang dead ringer for Black Eyed Peas star..........more

What Does Kukoie Samba Sanyang Really Stand For? He is NOT the Solution to our Current Problems - Papa Koumba Loum................more

WHEN BEAUTY BECOMES UGLY… 

Dear Mr Koukoi Samba Sanyang, I have been keenly following your ..............more

L'ETAT C'EST MOI by Sidi Sanneh

I praised Momodou Aki Bayo - a former GHS classmate - yesterday for his encouraging ............more

The Gambia: The beckoning of Raleigh and the harrowing calls to Sweet Carolina By Mathew K Jallow...............more

Get Light or Die Trying

Last week’s post “Skin Bleaching, Self-Hatred and Colonial Mentality” generated LOTS of conversation on the web. What is surprising to me is the fact that many people have never heard of skin.......more


Skin Bleaching, Self-Hatred and Colonial Mentality

Between Scylla and Charybdis

Why Section 114 of the Criminal Code Must be Scrapped  Lamin J Darbo, in consultation/close collaboration with Dr Abou Jeng .................more

BREAKING OMERTÀ - PART V: In response to Modou Sarho’s (Dumo) Last Balang Baa Article. By Jainaba Bah (Sweden)........................more

Dr Abou Jeng is a Human Rights Lawyer and Associate Research Fellow at the Centre for Human Rights in Practice, University of Warwick, UK....................more

GAMBIA’s DISGRACED VICE CHANCELLOR

The deceptive nature of the so-called Prof. Muhammadou Kah, Vice Chancellor of The Gambia’s only university ( UTG), .....................more

SUSPECTS IN AFRICA DRUG TRADE HELD IN NY FOR TRIAL  By PETE YOST and LARRY NEUMEISTER

— Apr. 5 9:25 PM EDT  NEW YORK (AP) — ............................more

The Good You are Doing  By   Foday Samateh

This is an open letter to Jainaba (Neneh Galleh) Bah on your Breaking Omertà series here in Maafanta.com. I write not so much to commend you but to plead with you. In the ........................more

Story From Banjul Rotary Club of Hythe

Flying Hesperus March 2013 OUR NEW HONORARY MEMBER............more

OUR NEW HONORARY MEMBER TWO.......................MORE

World Autism Awareness Day  World Autism Awareness Day aims to increase people's awareness about people, especially children, with autism............more

Letter To GrandMa Sirreh  from Fanta Jarra, Gambia

Dear GrandMa Sirreh,

Hope you are in the best of spirits to receive this letter.I am inspired and motivated by Satang`s letter on Women and political participation in the Gambia....more

How autism has touched my life  by Neneh Sanyang, Dubai............................more

Cooperative As A  Business Model by Fanta Jarra  The case for establishing cooperatives as the new business model in the Black Community........more

Imam Baba Leigh "Prisoner of Conscience Defense fund Has Begun!!! Please Join.................more

http://www.gofundme.com/2foa8w

Terror In Paradise by Malik Kah Terror Intimidation Torture...............more

Hatshepsut the Woman Who Was King  Letter to Gambian men by Lang Colly ..........more

Africa Unity's Golden Jubilee: A Reflection  ......................more

Nigeria's dangerous skin whitening obsession  Nigeria has the world's highest percentage of women using skin lightening ..................more

6 UNIDENTIFIED CORPSES AT THE MORTUARY BURIED Published on Tuesday, 23 April 2013 07:05 | Written by Alagi F. S. Sora foroyaa.gm.....more

THE IDEAL STATE by Ebrima Conteh , Indianapolis Aristotle asserted that human beings are political Animals; by this he meant ..............more

The Gambia: Yahya Jammeh, PURA and Internet Café Operators; acts beyond legality By Mathew K Jallow It was a maddening reinforcement of the......more

Life as Art by Cherno Baba Jallow Writing appreciations is always a daunting ...........more Read more: http://www.mybasse.org/

July 30th, 1981 (by Saul Saidykhan, from maafanta archives, July 30th 2012)

I was in my lower teens, in post-Primary .......more

Serial Rapist Accused of Raping, Videotaping Underage Liberian Girls Sent to Court

WRITTEN BY WADE C. L. WILLIAMS, WADE.WILLIAMS@FRONTPAGEAFRICAONLINE.COM............more 

Get Off Macky Sall's Back: Senegal is a Democracy, Not a Dictatorship By Yankuba Jambang, editor,senegambianews.com............more

Yahya is the Best Thing that Ever Happened to Gambia  -  by Papa Koumba Loum..........more

PURA: Internet dating services prohibited  Africa » Gambia Friday, April 19, 2013...............more

Letter to Kukoi Samba Sanyang  by Unbiased Prince  My dear Mr. Kokoi Samba Sanyang,..................more

Mr. Diallo's claim that the Senegalese and other people should be informed that The Gambia, "those who have the audacity to give their opinions or criticize the management of power, are still exposed to the arrest and detention , or a trial of intent or to fiscal or financial penalties or the loss or simply to murder. " -

 Oumar Diallo of Raddho on a visit to Banjul........................more

Proposal Expands Harsh, Wasteful Criminalization of Border Crossers ........................................more

Joye - By Aminata sillah Dear Citizen Good Deeds:  Would you believe that only $20.00 a .............more

Kukoie Sanyang v Senegal  By Dida Halake  At the Royal Courts of Justice,  The Strand, London. In the matter of Kukoie Samba Sanyang  (Claimant)  vs.  The Republic of Senegal..................more

This is the ridiculous bill that passed today at the National Assembly. Please share with maafanta readers - Abubacar Jallow, Gambia

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY A BILL ENTITLED................more

ABUSED, INSULTED AND TREATED AS FOREIGNER AT KANILAI.  MY HOURS OF HORROW IN PRESIDENT JAMMEH’S NATIVE VILLAGE!  By Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu, ..............more

International Institute for Child Protection ..........more

BOSTON BOMBING: All-Out Effort
To Find Out Who Did It — and Why
.............more

Dozens dead in Somali courthouse attack From Mohamed Amiin Adow, for CNN........more

Princess Jai, The Honour is Mine! By Dida Halake........................more

Dozens dead in Somali courthouse attack

From Mohamed Amiin Adow, for CNN........more

Jai Bah drops club for Prince Dida Halake  WITH MUCH RESPECT!  Comrade Dida!............more

Dear Grandma Sirreh, I Disagree  By Foday Samateh  There is no fine way to put it. ............more

FURTHER REFLECTIONS ON MUSA CAMARA'S PIECE  - by Lamin J Darboe Dear Editor............more

  1. Sanna Bairo Sabally ( The Gambian serial killer in Karlsruhe Germany)  -  by Momodou Jallow

Hello Maafanta, Kibaroo ...........

The Gambia: Economic gains benefit insignificant percentage of people By Mathew K Jallow...................more

CHINA AND AFRICA / A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE .................................more

Press Release
GAMCOTRAP Celebrates the 4th Dropping of the Knife in the Central River Region North, the Gambia..........................more

Gambia: Yahya Jammeh is destabilizing  The Gambia: Yahya Jammeh is destabilizing  Senegambia/Bissau (first published June 2007).

Bogeyman

By Baba Galleh Jallow With time, Second ..................more

The rise in violent crime – some lessons for President Jammeh

By D. A. Jawo While as usual, ................more

Yahya Jammeh, Gambia's President: 'Satanic' Homosexuals Who Visit Nation Will Regret Being Born -The Huffington Post  | By Meredith Bennett-SmithPosted: 04/02/2013 4:17 pm EDT.........more

Banjul, Our Banjul Part III

(of Mmodou Ndow Banjul Series)

from Sidi Sanneh

The aborted Banjul Mayoral debate that was to have taken place recently is ...........................................more
Mali lawmaker begs for help from U.S.  WASHINGTON - ....................more
BANKU DING KENDOOLBY MALIK KAH..............more

Resourceful value elements of enterprise 

Featuring time value of money and money value of time                          

Part 1

Author: Sarjo Bayang    -  Enterprise Architect Project Management Consulting, UK.......................more

The Gambia: Overthrowing Yahya Jammeh; the Inherent Weakness of the Dictatorship

By Mathew K. Jallow..........more

Demystifying Yaya Jammeh - by  Sulayman Jeng, UK.............more

Invitation  to the  4th Dropping of the Knife Celebration...............more

The Supremely Sublime Dr Touray on BBC

Greetings Editor, Peace and Blessings to You and Yours at this Easter............more

President Obama Meets with Leaders of Sierra Leone, Senegal, Malawi, and Cape Verde .......................more whitehouse.gov

Nelson Mandela responding 'positively' in hospital ................more

Nelson Mandela responding 'positively' in hospital ...............more

World's unfriendliest nations for tourists? By Frances Cha, CNN......................more

Dakar revives legacy of heroine Sitoe Jatta Launching a caravan "In the footsteps of Alin Sitoe Jaata"  - Seneweb, Tuesday, 26 March 2013..............more

Glad Tidings-Message To All Freedom Fighters In The Struggle!! By: Sulayman Shyngle Nyassi /UK ..........................more

A Gambian suffers in what could be a racist attack in Norway - By Landing Nyassi, Norway   ...............more

WAYS TO END DICTATORSHIP

By Lamin J Jammeh, UK
I stated four ways of how to end dictatorship in the Gambia  1, MILITARY: With the cooperation of the Ex- soldiers living .........more

Exactly four years this week, Yahya Jammeh’s witch-hunting exercise was ....................more

THERE IS NO REHEARSAL IN RUNNING A STATE -  by Sulayman Jeng In life there are ......................more

Yityish Aynaw: First black Miss Israel will go to the ball  By Martin Vennard  BBC World Service ...........more

Obama invites Miss Israel for a date  Jerusalem: Amid a flurry of political engagements, Barack Obama, .................more

A reply to Sidi Sanneh’s piece “Mboge: I cannot win for losing” By Momodou Olly Mboge

Koto Sidi, I address you as Koto Sidi since you take exception on being called ‘Seedy’ which as you are aware is also a common spelling of your name in the Gambia.............more

A reply to Sidi Sanneh’s piece “Mboge: I cannot win for losing” By Momodou Olly Mboge Koto Sidi,.......................more

Mboge: I cannot win for losing  -  Sidi Sanneh Mboge:.............more

FOR THE GAMBIA OUR HOMELAND BY MALIK KAH, UK.......................MORE

And just one more thing from Modou Olly Mbodge, Norway : Lets keep it real. Cosistency is key  Joe and LJD,  Thank you for keeping it real.  ......more

Maafanta is now stuck with Bombs! War is over Matarr, ...............more

What you call 'POSITIONING' is called "REPRESENTING" in the real world. 

Don't be a bigot!   -   Sidi Sanneh breaks it down for Joe Sambou Mr. Sambou,................more

Maafanta Interview with Sidi Sanneh , all fluff and short on substance and please do not assault our intelligence says Joe Sambou...............more

Gambian/American technocrat Mr. Sidi Sanneh shares his experience with maafanta. He worked for ..........more

Gambian/American technocrat Mr. Sidi Sanneh

shares his experience with maafanta. He worked for ...............more

KANILAI MONSTER IS THE DRUG FATHER
By lamin J Jammeh, Uk
It came to our awareness that Yaya Jammeh is involved in Cannabis trafficking and consumption between Gambia and .....more

Converstions continue on Gambia-l on Ebrima Jawara and Nana Grey Johnson. 

Joe Sambou Pulls the trigger.

Calls for a DK sabarry rendition!! Joe Sambou.........more

Oh Gambia, land of the intellectual prostitute, and certificated buffoon !!
As some Diaspora Gambians Throw their one cent on Nana Grey Johnson appointment as  Information Minister  -  From Gambia- L
 - Oko Drammeh..........................more

The Gambia: Sana Manneh; a tribute to a fighting legend from another era (first published March, 2011) -

By Mathew K Jallow............................more

The Gambia: Sana Manneh; a tribute to a fighting legend from another era (first published March, 2011) - By Mathew K Jallow................more

The Gammarelli Family produced dresses for Popes since 1922 .............more

The New Pope: Bergoglio of Argentina  VATICAN CITY.........more

Re: On Pan-Africanism and the Founding Fathers - Alagi Yorro Jallow.....................more

On Pan-Africanism and the Founding Fathers  -  by Sainey Fye In response to Alagy Yorro Jallow..............more

GAMBIA, Ndeysan! Just when we thought that we're making a positive ...............more

“THEY PUT BLACK  NYLON BAgS OVER THEIR HEADS, TIED ROPES ON THEIR NECKS, PULLED FROM DIFFERENT SIDES UNTIL THEIR THROATS GOT CUT. THEN THREW THEM IN THE OLD WELL”  -  

By: Pata PJ ..............................more

Senegal presidential drivers reveal their bosses’ secrets -  monitor.co.ug............more

Michela Wrong is ...… simply wrong!

By Dida Halake

Miss Wrong, working for the “imperialist” mouth-pieces the BBC, .........more

Freedom of Religion Concern in Senegal Goes Unreported By Scott A Morgan  In one of the most underreported .................more

The Most Useless Exercise in Kenya  By MICHELA WRONG .............more.

PDOIS WRITES TO MR MUSTAPHA CARAYOL

ICOMMENTS ON THE OPPOSITION AND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS...............more

Fatou Bensouda v. Uhuru Kenyatta - Round 2  - 

 by Dida Halaki Round 1 was an International Exclusive. Now for more! Editor,...................more

Essay: Of Snakes and Men  By Cherno Baba Jallow .........more

Jammeh Underpants

The EU puts 17 Big Black Ants ( Duntu Melentan) in President Jammeh's underpants

 - by Demba Ngange Njie, Sweden............more

Gambia under the Binoculars of an Aspiring Assassin  - By Landing Nyassi, Norway.........more

Obituary

Late Momodou Jatta The family, friends, AGERA and the entire Atlanta ...............more

Rosa Parks Statue: Civil Rights Icon Is First Black Woman Honored With Full-Length Statue In U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall (PHOTOS) .............................more

A people that take the daily bread so serious that not even the murder of their loved one will stop a family from seeking benovelence (crumbs) from their murderer - Yaya.

Joe Sambou responds to :" Any suggestions/reactions on the bail regime in The Gambia?"- Gambia - L....more

Eulogy to a fallen Hero Dr. M K B   Faal, a friend and brother Ebraima   (Ebou) Manneh.............more

"...............if there is anything like hell on this Friday, both Nana Grey whatever, Jammeh and their bunch of a** kissers can go sink in hell, for all I care. "

Re: President Jammeh Receives Prominent Gambian Writer by Yero Jallow (Dalton)............more

Thoughts on Musa's Piece by Baba Galleh Jallow Dear Fatou,  Thanks for forwarding Musa's message to me.........more

Aahhhhh! Why is the book about the "Numerous Development Projects of the Jammeh Administration" as if that is the reality of the situation? 

Joe Sambou on Nana Grey, Gambia -L..........more Independence? What Independence? By Baba Galleh Jallow....................more

Independence? What Independence? By Baba Galleh Jallow..................more

Gobsmacked by a Moral Lilliput name Emanuel Agim – Part 4

by Saul Saidykhan.....................more

Gambia Gets First Ever Journalism School..........more

Zimbabwe police raid Tsvangirai's office, arrest five HARARE (Reuters) - ...................more

Some pertinent lessons of the local government elections

By D. A. Jawo While most Gambians have now given up any ........more

Rape has become endemic in South Africa,.........more





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