Editorial

UN report says282 million face malnutrition in Africa  
Aug 27, 2021, 10:36 AM

There was a dramatic worsening of world hunger in 2020, a new report from the United Nation says. According to the report, much of the global hunger was likely related to the fallout of the pandemic.

Access to universal electricity by 2025!
Aug 26, 2021, 11:54 AM

Access to efficient and effective electricity is a critical component in any nation’s development.

Towards combating desertification!
Aug 25, 2021, 10:40 AM

Desertification and land degradation are not just natural phenomena. They are the outcomes of long-term over-exploitation and mismanagement of fragile ecosystems.

Let’s eradicate polio in the country!
Aug 24, 2021, 1:26 PM

Polio is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus.

Good Morning Mr. President: On OIC, Women, Covid & football!
Aug 23, 2021, 11:55 AM

Mr. President, it was a good move that you decided to go out and inspect the conditions of some of the roads in the country especially during the rainy season.​

Countries gear up to kick all forms of polio out of Africa, once and for all!
Aug 20, 2021, 2:12 PM

To rapidly and sustainably stop outbreaks of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in African countries, a modified vaccine, known as novel oral polio vaccine type 2 (nOPV2) is now being rolled out.

Boosting urban farmers in food production!
Aug 20, 2021, 12:49 PM

Boosting agricultural production is vital in attaining any meaningful development. And farming in and around urban areas, is becoming a big investment especially for those with the much-needed support and technical know-how. Amid rise in rural-urban drift, there is need to intensify agric production to feed the growing urban populations.

Good Morning Mr. President: Transport and COVID
Aug 17, 2021, 11:37 AM

Mr. President, there is a great need to improve the transport sector and boost​ the market of The Gambia Transport Service Cooperation (GTSC), by having​​  joint ventures with the Turks and Spanish to get new buses and repair main feeder roads.

The vitality of copyrights in today’s world
Aug 13, 2021, 1:18 PM

Copyrights are intended to promote the creation of new works by allowing authors to have control of and profit from their works.

Boosting Gambia-China relations!
Aug 12, 2021, 12:37 PM

The Gambia and China have been close allies in a variety of fields since the resumption of diplomatic ties in 2016. In making the South-South cooperation a reality, the two countries have committed to move these mutually excellent bilateral relations to another height.

Pandemic’s dire global impact on education!
Aug 11, 2021, 1:03 PM

Governments should act swiftly to redress the harm caused to children’s education in the wake of the unprecedented disruption from the waves of Covid-19 pandemic, Human Rights Watch said in a report released recently.

Reforms needed as Covid-19 continues to cripple economies!
Aug 10, 2021, 10:33 AM

Since the first outbreak of the global pandemic in 2019, among the sectors that were dealt with a severe blow is the global transport sector.

Good Morning Mr. President: The bad state ​of hospitals, GPA & ferries need joint ventures
Aug 9, 2021, 11:41 AM

Mr. President, the COVID 19 pandemic and the third wave Delta variant is causing harm daily with the increasing number of positive cases and deaths.​

Technology transfer and modernization
Aug 6, 2021, 1:16 PM

Technique- or technology-transfer is based in many ways on technological and economic paths that were often created by European colonization and have been intensified by Industrialization and Globalization.

Time to fix city’s traffic jams!
Aug 5, 2021, 12:17 PM

Traffic jam in urban Gambia is becoming a growing nightmare to commuters, who travel long distances to and from work on daily basis.

EDITORIAL Africa must speed up for trade integration!
Aug 4, 2021, 12:12 PM

The free movement of people, goods and services are critical cornerstone in any development crusade.

Our lives after the coronavirus pandemic!
Aug 3, 2021, 1:48 PM

The new coronavirus pandemic is upending life as we know it.

Good Morning Mr. President: Hate speech, Covid-19 & corruption​
Aug 2, 2021, 12:58 PM

Mr. President, since we are in election year and campaigns will surely start in November for the December 4th​ presidential elections, politicians should desist from hate speech on the social media, print and electronic media because this will not take us anywhere.

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