Editorial

Let’s diversify our tourism products!
Jun 5, 2020, 10:52 AM

The coronavirus or simply COVID-19 is having a lasting impact on communities and the world's economy for months now. But one of the sectors to bear the brunt of this impact is tourism, hospitality and travel.

The coronavirus outbreak is part of the climate change crisis
Jun 4, 2020, 10:29 AM

The speed and scope of the coronavirus outbreak have taken world governments by surprise and left the stock market reeling. Since the virus first appeared in China's Hubei province, it has infected over 700,000 people and killed more than 33,000 across the world in less than six months.

Malaria cases to increase in Gambia!
Jun 3, 2020, 1:19 PM

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has sounded the alarm with the release of its recent annual rainfall forecast, predicting a surge in malaria cases as high temperatures, high relative humidity (above 60%) rainfall and thick vegetation cover provides fertile grounds for the survival of the vectors and development of the parasites.

Promoting travel and tourism!
Jun 2, 2020, 11:51 AM

People travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape them. Therefore, travel and hospitality sector is an integral part of human life and contributes greatly in national economies.

Good Morning Mr. President: A need to observe feasts on the same day 
Jun 1, 2020, 10:37 AM

Mr. President, we would like to congratulate the entire Muslim Ummah on the feast of ‘Koriteh.’ May Allah accept our fasting and grant our prayers.

Let’s exploit our arable land!
May 29, 2020, 11:12 AM

Agriculture plays a lead role in reducing poverty in any country and The Gambia is not an exception.

Stop land grab!
May 28, 2020, 12:34 PM

Land conflicts are becoming a major problem in The Gambia. With even a small plot of land in the Kombos and other urban centres commanding exorbitant prices, land grab has become a lucrative business venture.

ALD, reminiscing liberation struggle!
May 27, 2020, 2:30 PM

The Gambia on Monday joined the rest of the continent in celebrating the Africa Liberation Day (ALD). May 25 annually is commemorated around the globe as Africa Liberation Day.

Alarm as covid-19 set to almost double acute hunger by end of 2020
May 22, 2020, 11:52 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic will see more than a quarter of a billion people suffering acute hunger by the end of the year, according to new figures from the World Food Programme (WFP).

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