Category: Letters

Parliament must investigate government’s engagement with Semlex and MGI Dear editor, While we are painfully perplexed by the Barrow Government in still engaging Semlex, it is now beyond words that this Government would engage a dubious company like MGI! This is a company that colluded with Yahya Jammeh to defraud our nation through the Gateway…

What lessons from April 10 & 11 2000 and April 14, 2016? Dear editor, April is The Gambia’s Dark Month, the month of horror, brutality, man’s inhumanity to fellow beings, State betrayal, wanton and mindless destruction of innocent lives, indescribable apathy of men and women with conscience, unconscionable connivance of people who had the responsibility…

Universal health coverage: Rethinking health system approaches by developing countries Dear editor, Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is a global health system goal aimed at increasing access to quality and affordable health services for everyone. Health, you will agree with me is a Fundamental Human Right and as such, requires a robust and resilient vehicle that…

Ministers must attend adjournment debates Dear editor, The theory of separation of powers in a democracy is for there to be checks and balances. The three arms of government; the Executive, the Judiciary and the Legislature are supposed to hold each other to account. This is to ensure that no arm of government has unlimited…

The doctors’ strike is about my rights to health and life Dear editor, “Every State is known by the rights that it maintains. Our method of judging its character lies, above all, in the contribution that it makes to the substance of man’s happiness,” Harold Laski.   At the very heart of the sit down…