Editorial

Outlook of political parties
Jul 27, 2021, 12:14 PM

It has been widely circulated that there are about twenty political parties and aspirants for the forthcoming Presidential Elections.

Good Morning Mr. President: The COVID-19 third wave
Jul 26, 2021, 12:24 PM

Mr. President, the 3rd wave of the COVID-19 is not sparing The Gambia as we are seeing the number of positive cases and deaths rapidly increasing by the day.

Is a green recovery in Africa possible after Covid-19?
Jul 22, 2021, 11:27 AM

Africa is hard hit by the Covid-19 crisis and especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change. A new report suggests ways the continent can build back better as it recovers.

Africa’s solid waste is growing, posing a climate threat!
Jul 16, 2021, 11:48 AM

Sound and effective management of solid waste is still a thematic issue confronting many African countries.

On Presidential largesse to windstorm victims!
Jul 15, 2021, 1:17 PM

There is nothing more rewarding than caring and sharing with your fellow countrymen especially in times of urgent need.

Sub-Saharan Africa: We need to act now!
Jul 14, 2021, 11:28 AM

Sub-Saharan Africa is in the grips of a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to be even more brutal than the two that came before.

Gov’t waives import duties on livestock!
Jul 13, 2021, 1:36 PM

The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment in a recent media dispatch has disclosed that after a fruitful discussion, stakeholders in the livestock sector and government have unanimously reached an agreement and waived all import duties, domestic taxes on livestock ahead of the Muslims feast of tobaski.

Good Morning Mr. President: Social Media, Covid-19, Tobaski
Jul 12, 2021, 12:57 PM

Mr. President, we would to sympathise with all the victims of the recent windstorms that destroyed a lot of houses and killed about 10 people.​

On appointment of Lamin Barrow as DG AfDB Nigeria Country Office!
Jul 8, 2021, 2:17 PM

Former American businessman known as the founder of the Hilton Hotels chain, Conrad Hilton, has once stated that ‘success seems to be connected with action and successful people keep moving.

What is driving sub-Saharan Africa’s rapid rise in drug use?
Jul 7, 2021, 11:42 AM

The number of drug users in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to increase by nearly 150% by 2050, according to new research by the ENACT programme at the Institute for Security Studies, in partnership with the Frederick S Pardee Center for International Futures.

Promoting tolerance in New Gambia!
Jul 6, 2021, 12:16 PM

Freedom of expression will continue to remain under siege unless all groups accept that people can have divergent views and opinions in any a democratic country. It must be noted that democratic societies are built on the concept of political tolerance.

Good Morning Mr. President: Audios & messages of verbal attack are a public concern
Jul 5, 2021, 11:21 AM

Mr. President, Mama Kande, the opposition leader of GDC party has called on party leaders to urge their militants to put a stop to insults and campaign peacefully and respectfully rather than posting audios containing abusive language which is very uncommon in the Gambia and our society in general.

Sub-Saharan Africa: We need to act now!
Jul 2, 2021, 12:33 PM

Sub-Saharan Africa is in the grips of a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to be even more brutal than the two that came before.

Let’s protect our fisheries resources, coastlines!
Jul 1, 2021, 1:42 PM

Fisheries sector is an important contributor to the gross domestic products of any nation. The sector plays greatly to the food security needs of millions around the globe.

How technology can help combat Africa’s brain-drain!
Jun 30, 2021, 10:10 AM

For the first time, Africa-focused startup funding has crossed the $1 billion mark. Last year, African startups received a total of $1.3 billion, with over half of the total funnelled into fintech businesses.

Let’s see and treat albinos with equality!
Jun 29, 2021, 10:40 AM

In many sub-Saharan African countries the plight of albinos leaves much to be desired. This group of people continues to face systematic attacks and discrimination based on certain myths and superstitious believes.

Good Morning Mr. President Sport is now a business
Jun 28, 2021, 10:58 AM

Mr. President, there is no doubt that sports is no longer leisure but business. However, it is disappointing to see professional footballers who could have been investing towards the country’s development boycotting a token of appreciation given by the Head of State  for qualifying the nation to its first ever Africa Cup of Nations.

The arts, creative industry have a role to play in changing Africa’s narrative!
Jun 25, 2021, 10:29 AM

At a recent National Security Symposium held in Rwanda, experts discussed the media perspective in reshaping Africa’s narrative, noting that Western media organisations are influencing Africa’s stories simply because they are well funded.

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