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Letters: Letter to President Barrow

My president, I hate to bother you again, but I believe your advisers are doing a lot of disservice to you and the country, because...

Letters : APRC elements embedded in Barrow’s government

  Dear editor What bothers me most is not the emergence of a tyrannical government in Gambia. What bothers me is the developing dictatorship gradually taking shape....

Letters: A worthy purchase for the police

In April 2000, 14 students were killed by Gambia Security personnel when they used live bullets to quell a protest. Apart from the deaths,...

Letters : Fatalities on our road worrying

Dear Sir The human toll and the material loss are monumental and Irreplaceable. It is understandable that the view sometimes expressed that 'human' are not...

Letters: Does God choose our leaders? – A rejoinder to Toney F Mendy

  Dear editor, I would like to respond to Mr Mendy's article, published in The Standard newspaper on Thursday May 23rd 2019, entitled “God's Voter's Card”....

Letters: Leadership is not like a snake wriggling through the grass

  Dear editor, People in our African continent have the belief that leadership problem in Africa is cause by African leaders themselves due mainly to different...

Letters: It’s Jammeh’s fault, right?

Dear editor, Only those who have no idea how to move The Gambia forward would want to keep talking about Jammeh. We have the opportunity...

Letters to the Editor

Kunkujang, misleading report Dear editor, We have to be careful what we read on social media and in the press generally. I am just from Kunkujang...

Letters: African youth arise for people and nature

  Dear editor, Young people are often referred to as future leaders yet the future is now. This statement is not only cliché, but the more...

Letters: On the Army rice project: Letter to the CDS

  Dear editor, I salute you my dear brother, Chief of Defence Staff of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), I actually have a draft letter on...

Letters : Can people change? can a country change?

  Dear editor, Twenty years ago I visited China for the first time. I walked into a computer shop and asked for the price of a...

Letters: On the president’s interview with Paradise TV

  Dear editor, I really don't know what the president was talking about in this interview. For me, the interview is a confirmation of the wrong...

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Letters :Kudos to Mayor Bensouda

Dear editor, When the then little-known Talib Bensouda was catapulted to the powerful position of KMC Mayor in 2018, following a closely fought mayoral election,...

Beware of quack doctors!

There has been a proliferation of quacks in the country of late. Tune to any radio station in the country, and at whatever time it...

Gambia Pros Round-up Hat trick for Alfusainey Gassama, goals for Mendy and Jarjue

By Buba Jallow Fallaboweh Alfusainey Gassama made his debut in the Malaysia league scoring a hat trick. The former Hawks creative midfielder inspired his club Kelantan...

Country focus: The Gambia Re: the financial, economic & other ramifications of printing new currency & minting new coins

Printing Money The standard way to finance these bailouts is to issue more government bonds. But it means that a private-sector debt crisis can morph...

Young Gambian entrepreneur receives UK business award

By Jonathan Symcox A young Gambian entrepreneur, Mansata Kurang, who quit her flying city job has been recognised as one of the UK's most innovative...