Editorial

What is the world doing to create a Covid-19 vaccine?
Aug 28, 2020, 12:00 PM

A global effort is underway to develop and mass-produce an effective vaccine to counter the new, deadly and high infectious coronavirus disease, Covid-19.

How effective is wearing of face masks?
Aug 28, 2020, 11:55 AM

In July, 2020, the Gambia government made wearing of face masks mandatory in public, as the country witness a spike in coronavirus cases. The move is part of a broader drive to help stem the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

The coronavirus demands immediate social and economic action!
Aug 26, 2020, 3:35 PM

This is a moment of urgency. Governments and authorities are taking robust measures to stop the coronavirus. Immediate action is also needed to avoid a social and economic crisis. Social security will make a difference.

Good Morning Mr. President:  More trouble for West Africa
Aug 24, 2020, 4:03 PM

Mr. President, it is very sad that at this time when the whole world is battling with the COVID-19 pandemic, West Africa is faced with security challenges which will make life worse for its people.

Coronavirus in Africa: 'Signs of hope' as cases level off!
Aug 21, 2020, 10:48 AM

Average daily cases of coronavirus in Africa fell last week, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).

Another coup in MALI!
Aug 20, 2020, 11:35 AM

The recent political upheaval in Mali has been widely condemned by both regional and international partners, who fear Keita’s fall could further destabilise the former French colony and the West Africa’s entire Sahel region.

Gambia and caste system!
Aug 19, 2020, 11:58 AM

A former U.S. statesman, diplomat, philosopher, and founding father, who served as the third president of the United States,

On NaNA $10m Nafa Quick package!
Aug 18, 2020, 12:17 PM

It is projected that coronavirus pandemic will see more than a quarter of a billion people suffering acute hunger by the end of the year, according to new figures from the World Food Programme (WFP).

Good Morning Mr. President: Let's continue the Covid-19 fight
Aug 17, 2020, 11:47 AM

Mr. President, it was good to hear from you addressing the nation after a while. In the midst of this pandemic, Gambians would like to hear from you frequently than keeping quiet for this long. 

On 18 Gambian students who jumped quarantine
Aug 14, 2020, 11:45 AM

People absconding quarantine are not doing justice to the millions of other Gambians. They are not only endangering the health and lives of others, but also derailing our collective efforts to combat the spread of this deadly virus.

Power of prayers!
Aug 13, 2020, 11:05 AM

Amid crisis that has shattered global economies and crippled businesses, there is need to intensify our collective prayers and submit to one and only creator, Allah, Who is all Knowing, all Hearing and all Seeing.

Let’s plant more trees to combat climate change!
Aug 12, 2020, 11:36 AM

“People who will not sustain trees will soon live in a world that will not sustain people”. Therefore, trees are important for human survival.

Good Morning Mr. President: Together we shall fight Covid-19 
Aug 10, 2020, 12:03 PM

Mr. President, so far the Covid-19 statistics indicate The Gambia has reached 1,090 cases; 19 deaths and 146 recoveries compared with other neighbouring countries in West Africa.

On police new operation-Save our Souls!
Aug 7, 2020, 12:06 PM

Police have launched an operation aimed at stemming the spread of coronavirus under the new state of emergency, according to a statement.

To survive disaster, plan for the worst!
Aug 6, 2020, 9:26 AM

Disaster relief works like this: There is a flood, a drought, an earthquake, a famine, an exodus of refugees. Reporters swarm in, broadcasting images of suffering.

Coronavirus: The battle continues!
Aug 5, 2020, 11:39 AM

The upward surge in the number of Covid-19 reported cases in the country has been very alarming, yet many still doubt the existence of the virus. These spikes in the discovery of new positive cases remind us all that the battle is far from over. And there is more work to be done in the containment of this deadly virus.

Embracing religious unity!
Aug 4, 2020, 2:30 PM

There is a popular saying that if ‘we want to achieve our goal’, then let us empower ‘ourselves with the weapon of knowledge and let us shield ourselves with unity and togetherness’. And the biggest strength of mankind lies in our unwavering unity. This, therefore clearly speaks about the importance of unity in any undertaking.

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