GOOD MORNING MR PRESIDENT: Address financial mismanagement, coups and terrorism in Africa
Oct 2, 2023, 11:10 AM

Mr President, the Finance and Public Account Committee (FPAC) of the National Assembly has passed a resolution to address various concerns and issues regarding the financial management and accountability of Government institutions.

On PIA decoration!
Sep 29, 2023, 10:53 AM

Many agreed that nationalism and patriotism are somehow interrelated and revolve around similar virtues.

Innovation for creating a smart future!
Sep 27, 2023, 11:12 AM

Innovation has been the main task of humans throughout history. To survive and improve the quality of life, continuous innovation efforts have been imperative.

Major impacts of inflation on global supply chains
Sep 26, 2023, 10:12 AM

For many business leaders, inflation is more of a theoretical concept than a reality. After all, it’s been 40 years since inflation has reared its ugly head, so it’s just not been part of everyone’s lived experience. Until now.

GOOD MORNING, MR PRESIDENT: Judicial Officers Bill 2023, democracy, and rule of law
Sep 25, 2023, 11:17 AM

Mr President, on 12 September 2023, the National Assembly, by a vote of 21 to 18, rejected the Judicial Officers (Remuneration and other Entitlements) Bill 2023. This Bill was presented on behalf of the Government by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice.

War on counterfeit money far from over!
Sep 22, 2023, 11:11 AM

It appears the country's fight against money laundering including counterfeit is just beginning.

What is happening with global inflation?
Sep 21, 2023, 11:30 AM

Two years after the onset of the pandemic, inflation has become one of the main concerns for the global economy. We have record price rises in Europe and the United States which could be addressed with monetary policy measures.

On WASSCE results! 
Sep 20, 2023, 1:24 PM

There is a popular saying that, 'an investment in knowledge pays the best interest'. This clearly reminds us about the importance of investing in the country's education system.

Women and Sustainable Development Goals
Sep 19, 2023, 11:54 AM

Gender equality is a right. Fulfilling this right is the best chance we have in meeting some of the most pressing challenges of our time—from economic crisis and lack of health care, to climate change, violence against women and escalating conflicts.

GOOD MORNING MR PRESIDENT: Adequate security, Covid-19 funds
Sep 18, 2023, 11:06 AM

Your Excellency, there is no doubt that the past weekend was a terrible one for the country with the cold-blooded murder of two male PIU officers, namely PC Pateh Jallow and PC Sang J. Gomez, and another seriously wounded, a female PIU officer  WPC Nancy Jawo, who is currently hospitalised.

Rising sea levels besieging Africa’s booming coastal cities!
Sep 15, 2023, 10:17 AM

African coastlines have experienced a steady rise in sea levels for four decades. At the current pace, sea levels are projected to rise by 0.3 meters by 2030, affecting 117 million Africans. If global warming is contained to 2˚C above 1990 levels, sea level rise may be limited to 0.4 meters.

Need for more protection for security officers
Sep 14, 2023, 10:28 AM

The Gambia nation is in great shock following the killing in cold blood of two PIU officers and another severely injured at Sukuta-Jabang Traffic Lights on Tuesday night.

Applauding Cuba-Gambia's medical relations
Sep 13, 2023, 11:26 AM

The Gambia and Cuba bilateral ties have been in existence for decades based on mutual relations, which avail us the opportunity to benefit from the services of several Cuban doctors and other health professional who serve in the country’s health sector.

Rising temperatures!
Sep 12, 2023, 11:05 AM

Climate change is one of the most fiercely debated scientific issues of the past 20 years. Although a steady contingent of global warming deniers have remained insistent that climate change does not pose a threat, there is an overwhelming consensus among the worldwide scientific community that our planet is undergoing significant, highly problematic shifts. Experts point to rising sea levels, record-breaking temperatures across the globe, declining air quality and erratic weather patterns as different manifestations of climate change. Today, doctors, nurses and other medical personnel are drawing attention to the negative effects on human health caused by an increasingly warm, more heavily polluted environment.

 GOOD MORNING MR PRESIDENT: Vehicle maintenance; conflict of interest
Sep 11, 2023, 10:14 AM

Mr President, it is important to raise the fact that the maintenance of government vehicles and their fuel consumption takes huge chunk of the national revenue year in, year out.

Confronting waste management
Sep 8, 2023, 12:08 PM

Since waste management is proving to be a daunting challenge, it’s time to enforce anti littering laws to curb indiscriminate waste management in the country. Dumping waste indiscriminately is becoming rampant in our cities and towns; therefore something must be done dent the menace.

Earth is breaking heat records!
Sep 7, 2023, 1:47 PM

Brace yourself. The last three days have probably been the Earth’s hottest on record. Last month was the hottest June ever recorded. Punishing, deadly heat has hit large swaths of the planet, and oceans are experiencing heat waves with surface temperatures hitting new highs.The long-predicted hotter future fueled by climate change is happening now.

Lack of job opportunities among young people
Sep 6, 2023, 11:30 AM

Young people of the Central River Region (CRR) have continued to voice out their frustration about the lack of job opportunities in the region. A report by this paper yesterday highlighted such dire concerns of the youth of that region and by extension the whole country.

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