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To the First Lady, With Love

Four thank-you notes to Michelle Obama, whohas spent the past eight years quietly and confidentlychanging the course of American history. By CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE, GLORIA STEINEM, JON MEACHAM and RASHIDA JONES  OCT. 17, 2016 By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: She had...

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LOUD WHISPERS: What Are You Thankful For?

By Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi As I was thinking about what to write for Loud Whispers this week, I was determined that it would not be any ‘gripe writing’. There is so much negativity going around locally, nationally and internationally, that anxiety, anger and sadness has...

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Women do four years more work than men in lifetime.

Report by ActionAid ahead of UN general assembly reveals burden of unpaid care work on women around the world By Amelia Hill @byameliahill A young woman entering the job market today can expect to do an average of four years more work than her male peers over her...

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Latest Press Release

  • Banjul – December 30, 2017 Press Statement Three years have now passed since the early morning of December 30th 2014, when a group of Gambian patriots attempted with purpose and principle to overthrow the illegitimate, tyrannical regime of Yahya Jammeh. We paid a heavy price in the loss of three of our compatriots: Colonel Lamin … Readmore

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