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A data-driven revolution for a better future

Suruwa B. Wawa Jaiteh In a matter of months, over 3 million people have been infected, hundreds of thousands have died, health systems have been...

Reassessing Banjul-Bissau ties

By Gibril Saine After months of political intrigue, regional bloc, ECOWAS, has recognised president Umaro Cissoko Embalo as winner of Guinea Bissau's protracted election....

Covid-19 can have substantial economic impact on Gambia

By Assan Faal As the coronavirus pandemic slowly starts spreading within Africa, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that this will have the same...

Vote no on the draft constitution, here is why

By Baba Colley When did Cherno Sulayman Jallow and the Constitutional Review Commission decide that they were going to copy the Kenyan constitution? Nothing against...

Final Draft Constitution – My preliminary reaction

By Dr Ebrima Ceesay Regrettably, the political atmosphere in post-Jammeh Gambia has become so negatively toxic and polarised that having a civil political or intellectual...

Covid-19 in The Gambia: impact analysis (continued)

By David Abraham 4. Open-market traders With the suspension of open market trading for 21 days, these traders who generally survive from hand to mouth will...

Covid-19 in The Gambia: impact analysis

By David Abraham On 17th March, President Barrow (of The Gambia) announced a closure of schools, marketplaces and other open gatherings for a 21-day period,...

Reason for our arrest and detention at Mile 2 Prison July 26th, 1994

By Samsudeen Sarr Sunday July 24th, 1994 marked the day the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council (AFPRC) government strengthened its position to govern The Gambia. Sub-Lieutenant...

The speeches on July 22, 1994 and the scramble for power by key officers

By Samsudeen Sarr I ended my last paper explaining the arrival of the Gambian religious leaders mainly from the urban area to the State House...

Madi Jobarteh’s madness

By Alhaji Abubakar Darbo Nothing on earth is furthest from the truth than irresponsibility. Recently, Madi Jobarteh made a statement that "there is no sect...

The role of the Americans in The Gambia’s 1994 military coup

By Samsudeen Sarr If this series passes the ultimate appraisal for publication, I will produce it as my third book. I therefore hope my impatient...

Has the nation state failed Africa?

Dr Sulayman Njie Africa, for all of its vast land, storied history and struggles, is today perhaps more than ever, populated by states that, for...

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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...