Editorial

Rural urban drift affects farming in Gambia!
Jul 20, 2022, 10:55 AM

Youth are the active segment in any progressive society. Therefore, engaging them in agriculture is another available move in ensuring growth and strengthening local food systems.

The global heat waves should be a warning for the future!
Jul 19, 2022, 10:49 AM

In Yosemite National Park’s famed Mariposa Grove, giant sequoias have grown for millennia.

Good Morning Mr. President: On OIC and Health 
Jul 18, 2022, 11:24 AM

Mr. President, people are questioning the possibility of hosting the OIC Summit this year. In reality, if the time frame is November, then the road projects and the five star hotel whose foundation you would lay on Saturday 23rd July 2023, should be built to host some of the guests including heads of state and kings.

Monkeypox: a neglected old foe!
Jul 15, 2022, 11:25 AM

Monkeypox is a zoonosis caused by a virus belonging to the genus orthopoxvirus and endemic to western and central Africa.

Surge in murder cases!
Jul 14, 2022, 10:48 AM

The recent surge in the number of young people in crime-related and violent acts, is a cause of concern. These days, the country is reeling from two shocking murders: one in Tanji and the other in Bafuloto.

Investing in sustainable agriculture and food systems
Jul 13, 2022, 10:58 AM

Three quarters of the world’s poor lives in rural areas and are largely dependent on farming. Moreover, in developing countries, the livelihood of most people derives from agriculture, especially small-scale farming.

Good Morning Mr. President: On Eid, social media, covid-19 & transportation
Jul 12, 2022, 11:31 AM

Mr. President, as we have just celebrated Eid Al-Adha, we continue to pray for peace and unity for The Gambia and all the people living in the country. We pray that God will answer all our prayers and sacrifices made on the Eid.

Why are people in Africa facing chronic hunger?
Jul 8, 2022, 11:00 AM

Recurring drought, conflict, and instability have led to severe food shortages. Many countries have struggled with extreme poverty for decades, so they lack government and community support systems to help their struggling families.

Climate change is real!
Jul 7, 2022, 12:41 PM

The world is drifting steadily toward a climate catastrophe. For many of us, that’s been clear for a few years or maybe a decade or even a few decades.

Livestock dealers show empathy!
Jul 6, 2022, 10:05 PM

The Islamic religion has called on all to show sympathy and empathy towards humanity.

Soaring e-waste affects the health of millions of children!
Jul 5, 2022, 10:35 AM

E-waste volumes are surging globally. According to the Global E-waste Statistics Partnership (GESP), they grew by 21% in the five years up to 2019, when 53.6 million metric tonnes of e-waste were generated. 

Good Morning Mr. President: Visa issues and migration
Jul 4, 2022, 10:14 AM

Mr. President, Gambians encounter a lot of problems and difficulties to obtain entry visas for both visitors/students to anywhere in the world and that is contrary to the other side.

Ban on use of military accoutrements!
Jul 1, 2022, 11:00 AM

The recent surge in the illegal use and even sale of military attires and items by members of the public has raised eyebrows in the country.

Ensuring Rights while Protecting Health!
Jun 30, 2022, 11:08 AM

The global response to public health emergencies, such as pandemics, often requires enacting public health policy interventions to prevent disease and protect population health. These interventions can and do limit individual freedoms and are widely understood to be appropriate in public health emergencies.

Let’s promote cross border trade!
Jun 29, 2022, 12:40 PM

Promoting trade relations among our neighbouring countries is key in boosting socio-economic development. The more goods and services penetrate our borders, the more revenue they generate for our countries.

Global food prices are soaring!
Jun 28, 2022, 12:03 PM

Food prices have been on the rise in the past few months. And rice, a staple food in much of Asia and some parts of Africa could be next, industry watchers said.

Good Morning Mr. President: Shortage of rams, unpaid money to the victims
Jun 27, 2022, 11:26 AM

Mr. President, it's now two weeks short of Eid-ul  Adha (Tobaski) and one of the issues that currently affect many Muslims is the shortage of rams in our market compared to the previous years.

Gambia-Congo diplomatic ties!
Jun 24, 2022, 1:55 PM

Diplomacy has existed since time immemorial. Countries need each other to achieve their target goals.

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