Sulayman Makalo on 08th Dec

The 2013 national Demographic Health Survey indicates that cases of HIV/AIDS in The Gambia, are high among divorced,...

Sulayman Makalo on 08th Dec

Halimatou dreaded her wedding day. As a child in Gambia she had undergone the most extreme form of female genital mutilation...

Sulayman Makalo on 04th Dec

The Gambia has demanded money for poor nations to pay for the fallout of climate change events – known as loss...

Sulayman Makalo on 01st Dec

The Gambia will hold a presidential election in December 2016, the Independent Electoral Commission chairman Alhagie...

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Sulayman Makalo on 26th Nov

The Gambia was thrust into the spotlight this week after the country’s longtime president, Yahya Jammeh, announced...

Yahya Jammeh
Sulayman Makalo on 20th Nov

Gambia’s main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) has strongly condemned the country’s obtuse dictator’s...

Sulayman Makalo on 12th Nov

Just like other young men in the Gambian village of Saaba, Ebrima Touray dreams one day of getting married. First, though,...

Sulayman Makalo on 27th Oct

The United Nations System in Gambia has called on a lawful ban on female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage across the country. The call was made by UN resident coordinator Ade Momonyane Lekoetje as part of celebrations to mark UN Day 2015. The event, Building Tomorrow’s UN Today, was held in honor of the body’s 70th anniversary,...

Sulayman Makalo on 22nd Sep

Gambia’s economy faces serious risks from a worsening budget, rising inflation and tight interest rates, the International...

Sulayman Makalo on 18th Sep

A new policy document on mental health under review by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has revealed that 91,...