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Letters: UDP spokesman, cool down your temper!

  Dear editor, Almami Taal, it has always been known to Gambians that you are too hungry and desperate for power in government. The depth of...

Letters: On the UDP legal tussle

  Dear editor, It seems that from a legal stand point the UDP may have “a mountain to climb” in trying to expel Sherifo Sonko, Chairman...

The time to act is now:Letter addressed to African leaders concerning the Covid-19 crisis

Dozens of prominent intellectuals, writers and academics from across Africa including Gambians Professor Mbemba Jabbi of the University of Texas, Dr Ebrima Ceesay (former...

Letters: Open season begging and endless charity bowls

Dear editor, Will the government officials, the elected officials and the politicians reduce their begging calls for charity that is becoming the unpleasant feature in...

Letters: Isn’t it amazing how many world-class epidemiologists suddenly inhabit your social circle?

  Dear editor, Seriously, the ground is thick with the bastards — Facebook 'friends', Insta influencers and WhatsApp warlords who pick through the latest graph, parsing...

Letters: The Final Draft Constitution revamps board membership requirements of SOEs

  Dear editor, The Final Draft Constitution offers progressive provisions on the appointment of the Board of Directors of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs). It laid down...

Letters: Preserving our identity

  Dear editor, In my native Pulaar Language, we have a saying 'riiwihe?aaniartitawtaani (the chased after escapes; the left behind not found). This is what seems...

On internet access: life, death and learning

Even when our ability to spend and socialise has been curtailed in drastic ways, wealth and deprivation make themselves felt as potently as ever....

Letters: Re: Kandeh has personal grudge against Barrow

  Dear editor, I am absolutely disappointed with Dou Sanno, an adviser to President Adama Barrow who should have been busy guiding the president through the...

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...

Letters : Recognising the frailty of life

Dear editor, Mortality has ever being a Constant since the beginning of life. We see death. We live through death. We lose to death. But...

Letters: D4 billion debt repayment in the face of a pandemic

Dear editor, A slowdown in economic activity caused by the Coronavirus outbreak and a sustained closure of the country's air space and borders are expected...

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Gambian Olympians Keep Shape Despite Covid-19 Hibernation

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and its toll on normal life, Olympians Gina Bass and Adama Jammeh and Olympic hopeful Ebrima Camara are still focused...

Blame France, Senegal, our Judases and IEC for the illegal military occupation of Gambia- not Sam Sarr

By Samsudeen Sarr It is becoming quite evident that some of my lousy critics are still entertaining their intersubjective misjudgment that the role I played...

A different experience in the People’s Republic of China

By Muhamed A Badjie Apparently, some people in The Gambia have been spreading falsehood about the People's Republic of China. They have been misleading the...

Lamin Darbo—right, Madi Jobarteh—wrong, President Barrow’s term cannot start in 2017

I invite reference to an eye-catching frontpage article published by my learned junior Barrister Lamin J Darbo, in the Monday 18TH May 2020, publication...

Letters: Apparent lack of preparedness in the opposition camp

  Dear editor, When governments are mired in indecisiveness, ineffectiveness and ambiguity and saddled with rampant corruption, people naturally look up to opposition group for alternative...