Editorial

Water & sanitation for all in a pandemic!
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.

Gambians urged to nurture peace!
Oct 20, 2021, 12:10 PM

As the main electoral cycle looms, there is a growing need to remind citizens to always nurture peace.

GOOD MORNING  PRESIDENT: The lingering tragedy of Yaya Jammeh
Oct 18, 2021, 12:09 PM

Mr President, on Friday the former President Yahya Jammeh announced the rejection of the coalition of his party APRC and your party NPP.

Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off
Oct 15, 2021, 11:05 AM

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.

Why should biodiversity be Africa’s top priority?
Oct 14, 2021, 2:12 PM

The theme for World Environment Day, 5 June 2020 is biodiversity — a call to action to combat the accelerating species loss and degradation of the natural capital.

On the Dankuku street lights
Oct 13, 2021, 2:16 PM

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.

Preparing Africa’s agriculture for the future
Oct 12, 2021, 12:28 PM

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.

GOOD MORNING:  PRESIDENT On Jammeh & victims, NPP-APRC alliance
Oct 11, 2021, 11:39 AM

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.

Depletion of fisheries could affects millions in West Africa
Oct 8, 2021, 11:20 AM

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.

On Comium suspension!
Oct 7, 2021, 11:40 AM

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.

Climate change and hunger
Oct 6, 2021, 11:21 AM

Human actions have created a world in which it is becoming ever more difficult to adequately and sustainably feed and nourish the human population.

Good parenting is more than just providing food!
Oct 5, 2021, 11:50 AM

Good parenting is more than just providing food, shelter and basic necessities for the family. It also involves proper guidance and imparting moral values in your children.

GOOD MORNING MR. PRESIDENT: Investors, philanthropists coming into the country should have background check
Oct 4, 2021, 12:30 PM

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.

Access to micro-financial institutions is key in economic growth!
Oct 1, 2021, 12:12 PM

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.

Increasing Africa’s Agricultural Productivity!
Sep 30, 2021, 11:36 AM

Food security is an urgent global issue. The world population is expected to reach over nine billion by 2050. However, we only have limited resources with which to feed this growing population.

Let’s say no to tribal politics in Gambia!
Sep 29, 2021, 10:32 AM

Politics based on tribe could once again intrude in an ugly way in The Gambia. In order to develop as a progressive nation, citizens must put aside their tribal differences.

Drug abuse  amidst pandemic!
Sep 28, 2021, 11:33 AM

More people are using drugs, and more illicit drugs are available than ever. The COVID-19 crisis has exposed our fragility, with health systems strained and social safety nets stretched to the limit. 

GOOD MORNING  PRESIDENT: Plight of rural people must be addressed 
Sep 27, 2021, 12:07 PM

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.

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