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Ministers Tambadou and Faye on publicity escapade

By Samsudeen Sarr I was last week vaguely informed by a colleague that Defense Minister Sheikh Omar Faye submitted a defense bill to the National...

Africa’s golden opportunity is flying by at supersonic speed

By Tumbul Trawally In life, every crisis offers an opportunity for improvement, or doing things in a different way. The Coronavirus pandemic crisis is no...

The collapse of social capital in Gambia

By Gibril Saine In social studies, more so contextual Senegambia society and politics, social capital could be termed as the ability of people to work...

The element of surprise: from anticipatory intelligence to actionable intelligence, the most effective psy-ops weapon

Measures meant to maintain stability while transitioning from tyranny, decadence to democracy and decency do not call for too much noise with too much...

Sexual orientation: natural or by choice

By Dr Kebba Bojang Sexual orientation is a person's sexual identity in relation to the gender to which they are attracted; the fact of being...

Land disputes: Ticking time bomb

By Lawyer Abdoulie Fatty Land is inherently personal and precious both in terms of sentimental and emotional attachment to it and its stock as a...

The Ministry of Lands must restrain its appetite for lawlessness

By Lamin J Darbo In an extraordinary assault on law and truth, Mr Buba Sanyang (the Permanent Secretary) at a press briefing 02 June 2020...

Rising from a crisis – A more self-reliant Africa after coronavirus?

By Jean Senahoun, Senior Economist at FAO's Regional Office for Africa World count: 715 When the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement was launched on...

The “copy-and-paste” in the draft constitution and why the CRC should have reinvented the wheel

By Ben Kofi Since the publication of the Gambia's draft constitution, it has attracted essential attention from the members of the public and legal luminaries....

The economic impact of an extended State of Emergency in The Gambia

By Dr Assan Jallow "We should not expect individuals to produce good, open-minded, truth-seeking reasoning, particularly when self-interest o reputational concerns are in play. This...

On press freedom, where there’s no terminus

By Ebrima Baldeh If one is to critically analyze the chequered relationship between government and the press, one need to embark on a trip down...

President Barrow hopes to fulfill his prophesied 15 years government

By Samsudeen Sarr Twenty twenty-one should be a very interesting year all over the world. The mere fact that it is also supposed to start...

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ARMY READY TO STEP IN COVID FIGHT

By Omar Bah The Ministry of Defense has said the Gambia Armed Forces are ready to offer assistance to the civilian authorities across regional and...

Govt rolls out $31 million project to provide cash for poor households

By Olimatou Coker The National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) recently wrapped up a 20-day training for 85 women and youth entrepreneurs on agro-entrepreneurship. The training was...

Jawara refutes UDP NAMs played politics with Covid-19

By Tabora Bojang The National Assembly Member for Upper Fulladu has reacted to critics who blamed his colleagues in parliament for orchestrating the obstruction to...

QTV refutes claims it favours only selected Islamic preachers

By Momodou Darboe The managing director of QTV has responded to complaints by some religious preachers that they have not been given access to the...

Police arrest more DJs at music show

By Omar Bah Police in the Central River Region have arrested 11 people at Sami Karantaba Tenda,including 2 DJs from Sare Sambel for staging a...