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Have the battle lines been drawn early?

The run-up to the 2021 election seems to be getting more interesting by the day. It has now become clear that the election will...

On Israeli settlements: still illegal

The secretary of state's announcement that the US no longer considers Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land to be illegal is appalling. It is...

On meet the people tour:Listen to the people

On Monday, 18th November 2019, President Adama Barrow departed from the State House in Banjul to embark on the constitutionally mandated 'Meet the People...

For every child, education

Education is a fundamental human right and is essential for realizing other human rights. Education empowers people by helping them to acquire skills, knowledge,...

The plight of school children on the roads

Commuting on the main roads on weekdays, one can easily notice hundreds of schoolchildren in uniform struggling for lift to go to school either...

Still on the orphaned children

Tragically, millions of children all over the globe have become orphaned for many reasons: war, famine, displacement, disease or poverty. To make sure that...

On World Orphans’ Day: Let’s not forget orphans

“Orphans should be placed under the care of public guardians." (Plato) Since time immemorial, the problem of people dying and leaving their children behind in...

3 Years Jotna: Accountability measure

The talk on everyone's lips nowadays is the issue of the Three Years Jotna movement. This is a movement which is calling on President...

The Diaspora Club

A club known simply as the Diaspora Club which has been registered as an international Non-governmental Organisation has been and continues to do tremendous...

On Baghdadi’s death: not enough to destroy Islamic State

At the end of June 2014 Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was announced as a caliph of all Muslims in a declaration that not only proclaimed...

Gambians, resist tribal politics!

A nation is a political entity where people come together due to common interest of geographical or other forms of origin to live in...

Three Years Jotna: Potential effects on tourism

The planned protests in December by members of the Three Years Jotna movement have implications for the Gambian tourism industry which should be studied...

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Echoes From The Senegambia Run

The Mayor of popular Senegalese tourist resort Saly has said the town will send a team to the next edition of the Senegambia Run,...

States are amoral. All of them

Dr Sulayman Njie With the change of administration in The Gambia – there has been a plethora of conversations regarding the state and the demos,...

‘Coalition Parties Must Resign From Gov’t Or Seen To Be NPP’

By Omar Bah Haji Suwareh, the spokesperson of Operation 3 Years Jotna, has urged the political parties in the Coalition government to declare their departure...

MONEY & MARKET

Momodou Camara (Acca) The annual G20 summit often seems like a talking shop for the world's most powerful governments. The leaders of 19 of the...

Gov’t must be clear about Jammeh’s assets – FTJ

By Omar Bah The interim leader of Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction has called on the Barrow administration to tell Gambians how they sold...