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Underlining the need for tolerance

We are picking from where we left yesterday on the theme of preaching tolerance. If we are to write a hundred editorials on this...

On climate anxiety: we live in frightening times

“It makes sense” is the first thing to say about the phenomenon being described by psychologists as climate anxiety. Wherever in the world you...

Happy independence!

The Gambia turns 55 tomorrow. It is an auspicious occasion in the life of this country once regarded as an improbable nation. But hard...

Can we really stop accepting our deportees from Europe?

The issue of deportations and repatriations from Europe to The Gambia is in the news again. This time round, it is the Government of...

Why we must not let AfCTA fail

Africa ranks near the bottom when it comes to competing in the global economy, held back by fragmented markets that inhibit efficiency and constrain...

Payment of taxes is a duty, a sacred one at that

It has come to light that a company contracted to issue ID cards and driver's licence in The Gambia, Semlex has been shut down...

University convocation underlines need for more investment

On Saturday, the 8th of February 2020, the University of The Gambia held its 12th Convocation Ceremony at QCity, Bijilo, in which over eight...

The state of our roads

Commuters traveling to and from work in this country mostly find it extremely difficult to reach their destination due to heavy traffic congestions which...

On Trump’s impeachment trial: the perils of outrageous immunity

The line that best sums up last week's Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump probably comes from the lips of Omar Little, the stickup...

Will the calls fall on deaf ears?

It's been one week since the protest turned riot occurred and as a result close to one hundred and forty people were arrested and...

The Corona Virus

For the past two weeks or so, the main talk in the area of health has been about the corona virus which first appeared...

Separation of powers

The concept of separation of powers is a very important aspect of democracy. In effect, in a democracy, there are three arms: the Executive,...

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The US attacks on Huawei are not effective and will, in the long run, prove futile part 5

By Katim S Touray Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took the mantle from Prime Minister May, also prevaricated on deciding on the Huawei issue. First,...

Message from the Executive Director of CAFOR

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The final draft Constitution: My vote is YES in the referendum!

By Madi Jobarteh Let me first of all express my heartfelt congratulations to the CRC for producing a robust, positive and forward looking final draft...

Letters : Covid-19: Strong states/strong technocrats save lives

  Dear editor, For all governments, especially the resource poor third world countries, the basic issue of public policy is to establish a pattern of participatory...