Editorial

GOOD MORNING MR. PRESIDENT: Let’s dialogue
May 4, 2020, 1:11 PM

Mr. President, the recent price reduction of fuel in The Gambia is very welcoming as oil price has reduced globally.

Let’s not be complacent in battle against Covid-19!
Apr 30, 2020, 1:31 PM

Creating more community and border awareness on the prevention of covid-19 is critical in stemming the spread of coronavirus in the country.

COVID-19 vaccine is vital, but will take time!
Apr 29, 2020, 1:39 PM

The person credited with saving the most lives ever is Edward Jenner, inventor of the smallpox vaccine.

On gov’t food relief package!
Apr 28, 2020, 12:15 PM

It’s better late than never. The president of the Republic of The Gaambia, Adama Barrow on Sunday launched an ambitious food support package that will cater for at least 84% of the country’s about two million people.

GOOD MORNING MR. PRESIDENT
Apr 27, 2020, 11:26 AM

Mr. President, first of all, we take this opportunity to wish you, your family, government and the entire Muslim population a Ramadan Mubarak.

Covid-19 and transport: walk to the future!
Apr 24, 2020, 12:15 PM

It is clear that the ways we travel, and use transport, will not be the same after the coronavirus outbreak as they were before.

Ramadan amid Covid-19 pandemic!
Apr 23, 2020, 12:47 PM

Muslims across the world will commence observing Ramadan, one of the fundamental pillars in the Islamic faith this weekend.

Press freedom in Gambia!
Apr 22, 2020, 1:26 PM

Freedom of expression is a fundamental pillar in any vibrant democracy.

Youth and crime!
Apr 21, 2020, 12:03 PM

Youths are cream of any nation. It is an indisputable fact that when young people are not employed they resort to anything to make a living.

GOOD MORNING MR. PRESIDENT: Coronovirus is ravaging the world
Apr 20, 2020, 12:37 PM

Mr. President, the coronavirus is still ravaging the world with 2,340,539 affected and 160,890 deaths.

Let’s show compassion!
Apr 17, 2020, 1:46 PM

It is an unarguable fact that compassion is critical in any human endeavour and without it; the world would be a worst wild zone. Many scholars have concluded that compassion makes the world even smaller.

Kudos to security forces!
Apr 16, 2020, 2:26 PM

The president of the Republic last month approved the closure of all borders including sea, air and land between The Gambia and Senegal as part of measures to stem the spread of the covid-19. Despite this presidential move, people continue to smuggle people and other merchandise in and out of the country.

Ensuring food security in the era of Covid-19!
Apr 15, 2020, 2:37 PM

COVID-19 has been slowly creeping into our communities. As we seek to ensure our families’ health and safety, to many people, food has never seemed so important, both as a source of nutrition and, for many, of comfort. The question is whether, as economic disruption continues, we can stave off a pandemic-related food crisis.

GOOD MORNING MR. PRESIDENT: 5 more cases of Covid-19
Apr 14, 2020, 12:29 PM

Mr. President, we have registered five more cases, prompting the question if we need to do many more tests. Have we started making use of the test kits we just received from China? If so, what is the immediate medium and long term plan or even the aftermath of Covid-19?

To landlords, let’s exercise empathy and sympathy!
Apr 8, 2020, 2:40 PM

In the wake up of the fast spreading nature of the global pandemic, covid-19 has posed difficult challenge to not only nations around the globe but even local dwellers in far flung communities of Gambia. Due to its worrying nature, it thus requires wisdom and mutual understanding as we battle through it.

GOOD MORNING MR. PRESIDENT
Apr 7, 2020, 12:59 PM

Relief plan needed

Covid-19: Gambia needs to take a cue from neighbours!
Mar 31, 2020, 1:08 AM

Since the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, global response from countries goes to show the gravity and seriousness the virus pose to human survival. The global health pandemic is not only hammering global economies, but also affecting global food chains.

Trade: Let’s exercise honesty and empathy!
Mar 31, 2020, 1:07 AM

Business is an essential human activity that people engage in to earn their living. It is also a fundamental means of promoting the economic wellbeing of a nation. Thus, it is important that those who are engaged in this crucial activity do it with honesty and empathy.

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