Oct 6, 2020, 11:53 AM
Education is an integral pillar as it determines the future not only of our community, state and nation, but the world. It also opens up the mind, expands it and allows one to improve his or her life in so many ways.
Mr. President, Gambians are disappointed to hear from the Information Minister that the Cabinet dismissed the recommendation of term limit in the Draft Constitution and also disagreed with 22 other clauses.
The new package of the European Union Commission on Migration and Asylum has not been as welcomed and applauded as the Commission might have excepted.
It was all smiles for these 12 convicted prisoners, who on Tuesday walked away as freemen. These 12 inmates were earlier convicted and ordered to pay a fine but were unable to do so.
COVID-19 transmission in Africa has been marked by relatively fewer infections, which have been on the decline over the past two months, owing to a variety of socio-ecological factors as well as early and strong public health measures taken by governments across the region.
Between the 15th and 19th centuries, millions of our African ancestors were kidnapped and forcedly taken away to the Caribbean and the New World in conditions of great cruelty. This is what makes the infamous tri-angular slave trade the greatest atrocity and greatest violation of human rights to this date.
Maternal mortality is becoming a major problem in The Gambia these days. The rate at which our young pregnant mothers are dying calls for quick and urgent response to halt the situation. Until appropriate and urgent actions are taken, the alarming rate of maternal mortality will always be a talking point in the coming years.
The world has lost nearly 100 million hectares of forests in two decades, marking a steady decline though at a slower pace than before, a UN agency reported Tuesday.
Mr. President, it was very heart warming to see that you take the coronavirus pandemic so seriously that you deemed it fit to dedicate your speech of the State Opening of the National Assembly to blame all your governments’ shortcomings in every sector on this most recent pandemic.