Editorial

Violent Crime and New Gambia!
Apr 16, 2021, 11:23 AM

Since the start of the year, the number of reported murder cases has raised concern among many Gambians.

Peace is key in development of any community!
Apr 15, 2021, 10:56 AM

Ensuring peace and justice are critical elements in the advancement of any community or nation.

Covid-19 has gifted us a chance to end gender-based violence!
Apr 14, 2021, 12:13 PM

If the world can unite to beat coronavirus, it should apply the same energy to rooting out abuse.

Happy Ramadan!
Apr 13, 2021, 11:10 AM

Muslims in The Gambia will today, Tuesday join their colleagues around the world in observing Ramadan, one of the most important pillars in the Islamic faith.

Good Morning Mr. President: Security still remains a challenge 
Apr 12, 2021, 11:03 AM

Mr. President, The Gambia should try and emulate Kenya in taking a firm stance against drug peddlers and other criminals in our society.

The Rwandan Genocide: Memory is not enough
Apr 9, 2021, 10:48 AM

In just three months, between April and June 1994, while the world stood by and watched, nearly 800 000 Tutsis and tens of thousands of Hutus opposed to the government

Let’s motivate our teachers!
Apr 8, 2021, 11:30 AM

Teaching is one of the most rewarding careers in any nation. Despite its importance, the profession is fast becoming an abandoned profession especially with the emergence of high paying jobs.

Human rights move up on Africa's agenda!
Apr 7, 2021, 12:22 PM

For decades, the protection of basic human rights in Africa seemed to be championed mainly -- if not exclusively - by a handful of courageous and beleaguered civil society activists.

Good Morning Mr. President. It’s time to move forward
Apr 6, 2021, 11:35 AM

Mr. President, we should move forward. Gambians have made so much effort to bring the much-needed change - which we craved for 22 years - from dictatorship to democracy.

Go Scorpions!
Apr 1, 2021, 11:16 AM

After years of waiting, The Gambia senor national team – Scorpions – have finally booked their place in the continent’s biggest football fiesta after defeating Angola 1-0 in a tightly-contested qualifier played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau last Thursday.

Gambia on the path to Prisons reforms!
Mar 31, 2021, 10:55 AM

Overcrowding of Gambians prisons is a long-standing problem that was addressed in the past. The country’s Prisons system has suffered from years of neglect and under-development under Jammeh’s rule.

Let’s eliminate trade barriers in the sub-region!
Mar 30, 2021, 10:35 AM

Despite the coming into force on 1st January 2021 of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), obstacles still persists in ensuring the free flow of goods and services within the continent.

Good Morning Mr. President:  Kudos to Scorpions
Mar 29, 2021, 11:34 AM

Mr. President March 25th was a historic and memorable day for the football fraternity which saw the Gambia qualify African cup of nations for the first time in history. The tournament is scheduled to take place in January 2022 in Cameroon.

War on drugs!
Mar 26, 2021, 11:02 AM

The war on drugs is a continuing battle. The question for some is this — is it a battle worth waging?

On Gambia Prisons reforms!
Mar 25, 2021, 10:21 AM

Overcrowding of Gambians prisons is a long-standing problem that was addressed in the past. The country’s Prisons system has suffered from years of neglect and under-development under Jammeh’s rule.

COVID’s mental-health toll: how scientists are tracking a surge in depression!
Mar 24, 2021, 11:05 AM

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, new fast-spreading variants have caused a surge in infections in many countries, and renewed lockdowns. The devastation of the pandemic - millions of deaths, economic strife and unprecedented curbs on social interaction - has already had a marked effect on people’s mental health.

On road accidents!
Mar 23, 2021, 11:19 AM

It is a fact that road traffic accidents are the leading cause of death among children and young adults aged 5-29 years. And it is a growing problem in many developing and even developed countries.

Good Morning Mr. President: Time is against us
Mar 22, 2021, 10:34 AM

Mr. President, since the contract of voter registration and elections materials were awarded to ESI, a Canadian company for US$3 million last month, there should not be any more time wasting for IEC to start the registration process in earnest.

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