Oct 21, 2021, 11:17 AM
The current COVID-19 pandemic has increased appreciation for hygiene globally and may serve as an opportunity to change behaviours.
Mr President, on Friday the former President Yahya Jammeh announced the rejection of the coalition of his party APRC and your party NPP.
The world is vastly underestimating the benefits of acting on climate change. Recent research from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate finds that bold climate action could deliver at least $26 trillion in economic benefits through 2030.
The recently inaugurated Niamina Dankunku solar street lights will no doubt improve individual quality of life, facilitate community services such as health and education and enable business entities to carry out professional activities for the community.
At a continental level, the key drivers of this next chapter of African Agriculture will be the rapid population growth on the continent, the urbanization that will see Africa breech the 50% mark in terms of urbanization within a decade, the rapid economic growth that will spawn an ever-increasing number of middle-class consumers who in turn will inspire dietary changes.
Mr President, victims need great attention as majority of them cannot pay rents, medical bills, education fees and are even striving hard to get their daily meals thanks to the brutality inflicted by ex-president Yahya Jammeh who allegedly ordered the killings of 240 people.
Fisheries in the West African Marine Ecoregion (WAMER) generate some US$400 million annually, making them the single most important source of foreign exchange in the region and a key source of revenue for economic and social development.
One of the most captivating and fascinating features innovation has brought in this last-generation is the Global System for Mobile Communications. With advances in science and modern tech, people could easily communicate in different destinations with a click of a button.
Mr. President, it was so disheartening to read reports in the newspapers that a British national who claimed he is a philanthropist was arrested last week by operatives of the country’s narcotic agency with skunk cannabis.
Micro-financial institutions are critical in any nation’s economic growth. Access to credit facilities helps citizens, especially women in businesses initiate development ventures to support their families.
Mr President, during your Meet the People’s Tour – a constitutional requirement tour- that allows you to meet and listen to views of ordinary Gambians on issues affecting them, priorities areas should be identified for action.