Editorial

Patriotism and national development!
Jul 23, 2020, 10:18 AM

Values like patriotism, commitment, hard work, and so on, as fundamental element to the development of any nation. Therefore, these are not mere words of fantasy.

Well-done State Intelligence Service
Jul 22, 2020, 9:58 AM

The news about the arrest of top irregular migration organisers in an operation headed by the State Intelligence Service(SIS) is indeed a welcoming development; hence they need to be commended for a job well-done.

Biri Biri, 1948- 2020!
Jul 21, 2020, 9:58 AM

“Kunlu-nafsin dhaa ikatul mawt” - every living soul shall indeed taste death.

Good Morning Mr. President: Time to act
Jul 20, 2020, 11:10 AM

Mr. President, it's time for your government to put in strict rules to fight the Covid-19. Let’s call a spade a spade.

SoPE extended to another 7 days!
Jul 16, 2020, 11:46 AM

A press release from the presidency on Wednesday has extended the State of Public Emergency to another 7 days.

Looking Beyond Tomorrow for Health Care and Society
Jul 15, 2020, 11:01 AM

Just 6 months ago, the novel coronavirus now known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and COVID-19, the severe disease it causes, were unheard of.

On recent development at NAWEC!
Jul 14, 2020, 10:54 AM

Efficient water and electricity supply are two critical components in any nation’s development. While electricity remains one of the most important blessings that science has given to mankind, water is without doubt one of God’s precious gift to mankind.

Good Morning Mr. President: The Water and Electricity crisis
Jul 13, 2020, 11:20 AM

Mr. President, the water and electricity crisis seems to be going from bad to worse for the past weeks. 
Almost all the areas in the greater Banjul area are experiencing erratic water and electricity on a daily basis.

Accessing solar-powered water supply!
Jul 10, 2020, 10:53 AM

Access to clean water remains a struggle for many poorest rural dwellers across Africa, with families blaming the problem on everything from a lack of infrastructure to a lack of government commitment to help the country's most marginalized.

Youth and unemployment!
Jul 9, 2020, 11:25 AM

It is estimated that approximately 34% of African population is aged 15 to 34, but most of Africa’s youth are unemployed.

Bend it like Italy: On flattening the COVID-19 curve!
Jul 8, 2020, 10:20 AM

Five months after WHO declared COVID-19 as a  public health emergency of international concern and three-and-half months after it called the disease a pandemic, its spread does not seem to be slowing down globally.

Gambia and free speech!
Jul 7, 2020, 11:08 AM

Freedom of expression is an important component and one of the cornerstones of democracy as well as a means of ensuring respect for all human dignity.

Good Morning Mr. President: No complacency over COVID-19
Jul 6, 2020, 11:42 AM

Mr. President, it is very sad that the Covid-19 cases are on the rise in the Gambia when countries are relaxing on the control measures and lockdowns. 

On Police retreat!
Jul 3, 2020, 10:31 AM

It is undeniable fact that police play a crucial role in upholding rule of law in any given country. Therefore, exposing members of the Gambia Police Force to issues relating to upholding rule of law, their role or contribution in the governance structure is indeed timely.

War on illicit drugs!
Jul 2, 2020, 10:17 AM

June 26th annually is commemorated globally as International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking or simply 'World Drug Day'.

Thank you Japan!
Jul 1, 2020, 10:49 AM

Since the establishment of diplomatic and bilateral ties between the governments of The Gambia and Japan in 1965, the two countries continue to enjoy and broaden their cooperation based on mutual trust and understanding to higher heights.

Coronavirus: No room for complacency!
Jun 30, 2020, 10:51 AM

The past few days have been very alarming for many, with the surge in the daily positive cases of Coronavirus in the country. The recent discovery of new positive cases reminds us that more work is still need in the containment of this deadly virus.

Good Morning Mr. President: Tobaski is fast approaching 
Jun 29, 2020, 11:02 AM

Mr. President ‘Tobaski’ is barely one month away (according to calendars, it could be 31 July 2020) and the demand for Tobaski Ram and local produce are usually high and not enough for the whole population. 

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