As the 2016 general elections get closer, The Gambia's political landscape is getting astir and various political parties have begun arguing their cases to Gambians as to why they are worth their votes.
Executive Director, African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs
The countdown for Ramadan has begun. Some would say, “A long way to go still…”, while others would say, “It is so close!”. It's a matter of perspective: how do we look at a situation. In the case of Ramadan, perspectives don't count. The fact is that Ramadan is around the corner and we need to start our preparations. But, what should be the goal of our preparations?
The Gambia's music scene is undoubtedly getting more exciting. The rap machine of the Kerr Gi Family Ababacar Cham alias DMB had all eyes on him when he went on stage with his dusty shoes.
Friday, November 14, was World Diabetes Day. The WDD campaign is led by the International Diabetes Federation and its member associations. The Day is used to engage millions of people worldwide in diabetes advocacy and awareness. It was created in 1991 by the IDF and the World Health Organisation in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat that diabetes now poses.
Election is about choice. To come up with a compelling choice, politicians should be able to define the challenges the country face. After identifying the challenges, that is the time that they can come with their solutions in the form of practical, pragmatic policies and programmes to rally their base. For such base to be solidified, politicians should be able to persuade voters that their policies are achievable, deliverable and attainable.
A review must be made of experiences gained in rice production across the country and an analysis of factors contributing to or constraining success...