Category: Editor’s Choice

The goodwill surrounding Cyril Ramaphosa’s swearing-in as the new president of South Africa today was in direct proportion to the relief that his predecessor had finally departed. In his nine years at the top, Jacob Zuma showed himself to be utterly unfit for the job in every way: facing multiple corruption charges, encouraging the spread…

On NAWEC

The announcement that the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) has signed an agreement capable of generating thirty megawatts of electricity with a Turkish Company will be received with great joy in some quarters. The perennial problem of power outages has haunted the Gambian masses for long. For the past twelve months, a lot has…

After seven years of carnage, at the cost of half a million lives, the violence in Syria is not dwindling but multiplying. The mighty pursue power, territory and resources, while civilians pay in blood. The United Nations warns of unprecedented levels of suffering in a country that has already witnessed so many crimes and such…

Security

Every now and then, we have heard or see a crime that will eclipse all the previously seen crimes. The recent reported robbery cases in North Bank Region are outrageous attacks on the security of the nation. These gangs of criminals did not only rob, but also had the guts to burn peoples’ valuable properties.…