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World Cancer Awareness Day: 17 people die every minute from cancer

By Dr Azadeh World Cancer Day, organized by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and celebrated each year on 4 February, is an opportunity...

What do we know about Moringa (never die) (Nebedai in Wolof, Jamboo in Mandinka and Binebeddai in Jola) God-gifted nutrition in the Gambia:...

The plant moringa oleifera is very popular (locally known as ‘Nebedai’) in the Senegambia region where it exists principally in scattered uncultivated forms. It...

Nail Biting! How detailed is your knowledge of this issue?

By Fatoumata S. Sarjo Hello beautiful readers! My name is Fatoumata S Sarjo, and I am a first timer on this platform. However, I believe...

World Diabetes Day

Hi readers, It's been a long time since I wrote an article for this page but I am sure the other writers have been doing...

Burns

By Ebrima Jobarteh The technological advancements in the world have had a greater impact on the lives of people. Most of these advancements are highly...

Understanding diabetes

By Chukwuemeka John Amamdikwa Hi readers, It's been a long time since I wrote an article for this column but I am sure the other writers...

Acute childhood diarrhea: The second most common childhood killer disease worldwide

By Yankuba Jatta Gastroenteritis (diarrhea) indicates infection of the stomach and bowels caused by germs. Viruses are the most common cause (mostly rotavirus), but also...

PNEUMONIA: The child killer

By Maimuna Jatta Background The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) estimates that pediatric pneumonia kills 3 million children worldwide each year. These deaths occur almost exclusively...

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The old adage states that business environment reform not only promotes the development of markets that encourage competition but enhances effectiveness and capability of...

Standard editor reacts to Rambo

The editor of The Standard, Lamin Cham has said his paper stands by its story captioned: APRC CONFIRMS COALITION TALKS WITH NPP as the...

Halifa disagrees Local Gov’t bill is out to settle scores

By Momodou Darboe & Mafugi Ceesay PDOIS' Halifa Sallah has brushed aside assertions that the Local Government Amendment Bill 2020 has been thought-out to settle...

Mai Fatty says Barrow’s interest in APRC might have caused his dismissal

By Omar Bah Former Minister of Interior has opined that President Adama Barrow's alleged interest to woo the support of the former ruling APRC could...

US okays Gambia’s progress on fiscal transparency

The United States Department of State has hailed Gambia's significant progress in its efforts on government fiscal reform. In its report 2020 on Fiscal Transparency,...