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Death Looming In Our Hospitals Due To Public Apathy

The blood banks in our hospitals are drying up. Patients often spend days searching for blood donors. Family members queue up but in some...

Is illness a stigma or a natural phenomenon?

Plagues have been known to humankind since time immemorial. Hurricanes, psunamis have been devastating countries and communities, causing death and destruction; hunger and poverty....

From information and sensitisation to action: COVID-19 is here

A case traced from France to Numuyel should send the early warning signal that resisting preventive observation procedures conducted for arriving passengers in The...

The nation must speak with one voice and act with one...

A pandemic is not an ordinary health issue. It must lead to far reaching changes in all aspects of national life. The National Assembly...

Resources and partnerships in addressing COVID-19

Schools have been closed, public gatherings are being discouraged, persons disclosing certain symptoms are being sent to observatories. All flights are now suspended for...

How The Nation Should Maintain Politcal Pluralism

COVID 19 should be addressed with decisiveness but the nation must not come to a standstill due to measures taken to fight it. Political...

THE COUNTRY MUST GUARD AGAINST ARBITRARY RULE DESPITE THE THREAT OF...

The Gambia is facing a threat like all other countries in the world because of the pandemic. Extra ordinary measures are required and could...

Extra Ordinary Measures In Extra Ordinary Times

These are extra ordinary times. COVID-19 has confirmed that virus has no respect for the international division of the world into developed and developing...

Coronavirus takes centre stage at the National Assembly

Highlighting the economic impact assessment of the coronavirus now referred to as COVID-19, the minister of Finance trumpeted the alarm that economic growth may...

Senegal and Gambia summit, Has the National Assembly a role...

A summit was held by the Presidents of The Gambia and Senegal on Saturday, 14th March 2020. The summit concluded with a joint communique...

The urgent need for registration of voters

There can be no third republic without a constitution of a third republic. This is inconceivable without a referendum. A referendum is inconceivable without...

The Senegal/Gambia border and the principle of good neighboliness

Some Gambians near the border with Senegal claim that people who engage in armed robbery simply find their way into Senegal and their call...

Is GRTS equipped to serve the nation?

The Gambian population has reached the information age. From Banjul to Koina the young and old possess mobile phones and are accessing information as...

International Women’s Day Focus on women

Prioritisation is a developmental tool that enables a country to address its most urgent challenges in sequence so that it becomes easier to subsequently...

The Africa Regional Forum Of Agenda 2030 And Agenda 2063

Held In Victoria Falls ZimbabweVictoria falls has one of nature’s wonders. There is no doubt that the water fall could provide hydroelectric power to...

The Last Month To Contribute To Constitutional Reform

Constitutions deal with individual and group rights as well as the institutions of a state and how they are to function to serve the...

Competing To Promote National Values

The values of tolerance of religious and ethnic diversity and peaceful coexistence of faiths and language groupings are worth promoting if peaceful coexistence of...

What is the road to normal political contest in the Gambia?

The Coalition agreement aimed to eliminate the power of incumbency in Gambian politics and thus create a level ground for multiparty contest in two...

Security Under A Democracy

Stability and order is conceived in different ways by people who conceive threat to state security in different ways.Some conceive concessions to demonstrators as...

The Olive Branch Of The Christian Council

The Christian Council decided to involve its decision makers in sober reflection on the method adopted in promoting its rights as a religious group...