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The pros and cons of migrating from marble to paper ballot

If the Independent Electoral Commission has its way, The Gambia for first time in 60 years of elections, will use a paper ballot in...

Act against corruption now!

In the twenty-two years of the AFPRC/APRC regimes, it was just Ali Baba in the person of His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Doctor Yahya...

Irregular Migration: Prospects not media parade

The hope of many Gambian youths of improved quality of life and their aspiration for youth-friendly Gambia, in terms of opportunities, appears to be...

Hurrah! The Scorpions are back!

In the next few days, according to plans by the Gambia Football Federation, the Gambia National team players will converge at the southern Portuguese...

Is it time to reopen schools?

Early this year, school gates around the world slammed shut. By early April, an astonishing 1.5 billion young people were staying home as part...

The fish palaver!

The good old days! Or shall we say those halcyon days because it wasn't ages ago when our waters was replete with abundant fish...

National Assembly under scrutiny over handling of Draft Constitution

The whole country was watching with anxiety and trepidation about the debate in the National Assembly for the promulgation of the proposed new Constitution....

Why restrict private media at assembly sittings?

For the first time in the so-called new Gambia, private media houses were stopped from covering the National Assembly sittings. For those who missed the...

GAF, not ECOMIG, is the actual solution!

When President Adama Barrow last Monday admitted to West African leaders in the Nigerien capital, Niamey that his country's march towards democracy and sustained...

Urgent matters facing the gov’t the TRRC

The Gambia's truth commission has been globally claimed to be a product of a masterly crafted transitional justice system unrivaled and even highly rated...

Traffic jams becoming unbearable

Whoever is responsible for building or expanding the Gambia's main highways or even new ones to ease pressure on the existing ones, needs to...

The world can still be destroyed in a flash

The nuclear weapons dropped over Hiroshima and Nagasaki 75 years ago this week wreaked a devastation never before seen in human warfare. Yet they...

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Climate change

By Bintou Jawara Walking firm on the ground feels nice, doesn't it? That life giving oxygen from the tree feels great, doesn't it? That cool breeze from...

GAMBIA PICKS PROVISIONAL SQUAD FOR GABON…. concern over player availability due to covid-19 restrictions

Gambia Coach Tom Saintfiet has picked about 40 players, which he would trim to 23 for next month's double-header against Gabon. The long provisional list...

Two decades of a shared journey toward new heights in the new era

By Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi This year marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)....

My father ...

By Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The man didn't relent in his quest to take me from my uncles.  On the next day, he came back to...

HEALTH

By Oluwatosin Faith Kolawole What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “cancer”? For most people, it's automatically a death...