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The US attacks on Huawei are not effective and will, in the long run, prove futile Part 3

By Katim S Touray Some things cannot change In January 2018, US Representative Mike Conaway introduced a bill to ban US government agencies from buying phones...

On the realities of our current situation: Letter to my President part 1

By Momodou Sabally Good morning Mr President, This is the third in my series of epistles addressed to your respected office. Unfortunately, this one might not be...

Letters: Only with effective leadership can we subdue covid-19

  Dear editor, A leader, they say, is also a dealer in hope. In times of great adversity, when the world is confronted with a disease...

On the need to raise the bar and maintain high standards

By Momodou Sabally It was Will Durant (and NOT Aristotle) who said “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but...

Letters: Gambia: Are we truly ready for democracy? Yes, we are!

  Dear editor, There are two features, two crucial mechanisms that MUST be present and in place for Democracy to stand, survive and flourish. And these two...

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

By Katim S Touray The empire strikes back Huawei is now firmly in the sights of the US government which is now waging what effectively is...

Letters: Congratulations to the heroes and Fatu Network!

  Dear editor, Let me first of all appreciate the many Gambians who believe in me and the work I do to the point that they...

Letters: Of the Catholic Education Secretariat’s financial debacle

  Dear editor, In an obviouslysincere bid to finding solutions to one of a myriad of fundamental challenges facing the Government-assisted schools, the Catholic Education Secretariat...

Urgent advice to President Adama Barrow Part 1

By Samsudeen Sarr I hope my readers were able to comprehend from my last paper how the Gambian people in their 2017 election dispute were...

No person or authority can shut down TRRC Letter to Momodou Sabally

Dear Sabally, As ungodly as you suggested the TRRC to be, you cannot do anything about it. Can you shut down the TRRC within 24...

Letters: IWD: Our women must be at the table, not on the menu

  Dear editor, Our women must be at the table, not on the menu; the positions they occupy must be uncountable, not counted on the fingers...

Greed “economics” in times of need — Coronavirus

By Francis Aubee You don't need to understand economics to know where this is headed. As we all know, the coronavirus is spreading across the...

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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

The Coronavirus is bringing the world to a standstill. Although it is happening now in peacetime, it all looks like we are already in...

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...