Editorial

Good Morning Mr President: Land destructions is too much!
Aug 3, 2020, 2:39 PM

Mr. President, as the Covid-19 continues to have a devastating impact on our beloved country, we want to wish all those infected with the virus especially the Vice President of The Gambia a speedy recovery.

Happy Eid Adha!
Jul 30, 2020, 11:31 AM

About 1.8 billion Muslims across the globe are set to celebrate Eid Adha on Friday, amid a pandemic that has so far infected more than 16 million people and killed many more.

Kudos to Gambia gov’t!
Jul 29, 2020, 11:28 AM

This week, billions of Muslims around the world will celebrate Eid al-Adha, a four-day feast that usually includes communal prayer, presents for children and family visits. But that is not all; a key ritual will be what gives the feast its name: “Adha” means “sacrifice” in Arabic..

Mandatory use of face masks!
Jul 28, 2020, 10:39 AM

The Gambia government last Friday makes it mandatory for people to wear face masks throughout the country. The move came following the lifting of State of Public Emergency by the presidency. Though, the mandatory use of face masks is part of a broader mechanism to help stem the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

Good Morning Mr. President: The coronavirus alarm bell is ringing
Jul 27, 2020, 12:49 PM

Mr. President, the number of registered positive cases in the country is really staggering.

Rethinking disaster preparedness!
Jul 24, 2020, 10:30 AM

Preparing for disasters is one of the fundamental and right approaches communities and even government need to encourage to minimise the impact of disaster when it strikes.

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.

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