Archive for April, 2017

May Day Is Not About Sports

May Day Is Not About Sports

By Madi Jobarteh Once again May Day is coming on Monday. In the Gambia this very important event has been popularly known for the May Day sports at the Independence Stadium which begins with a march past from Bakau Police station. This is followed by[Read More…]

by April 29, 2017 2 comments News
Why Some Imported Foods Scares Me

Why Some Imported Foods Scares Me

Here is where government must exercise caution on pronouncements that have long term policy implications. Every modern economy has protectionist measures in place to protect vital industries from unfair trade practices. From milk and cheese in France, beef in the UK to potatoes in Idaho,[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Society
‘Gambians Are Right To Be Paranoid’

‘Gambians Are Right To Be Paranoid’

On the charges themselves, I find it very interesting that there are people today, who criticised Jammeh for favouritism, financial indiscipline and disregard of the law, ready to defend President Barrow against the same criticism, even where the critics have a genuine point. Take the[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 23 comments Politics
The Role & Scope Of Gambia In The 21st Century

The Role & Scope Of Gambia In The 21st Century

Part I: Intro – The Role & Scope of The Gambia Government In The 21st Century Besides the natural shrinking/expansion the geographic size of The Republic of The Gambia remained unchanged – roughly 11,000 Km2. Everything else has pretty much changed since February 18, 1965.[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Society
Main Referral Hospital In Shambles

Main Referral Hospital In Shambles

One would think that being the main referral hospital of the country, which receives critical patients from the other health facilities across the country and also being a place where doctors and other health workers are expected to be trained on the best standards of[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 0 comments Health, Society
’Insurance Should Cover Everybody’

’Insurance Should Cover Everybody’

President Barrow Says Insurance Should Cover Everybody and Everything His Excellency, President Adama Barrow reiterated the need to sensitize Africans, Gambian in particular about the importance of insurance. He made the remark during a courtesy call by Board members and Commissioners of the West African[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 0 comments Society