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58 ‘Backway’ Hustlers Did Not Make It

Barra and its surroundings were privy to the fact that boats carrying young people heading towards greener pastures were being loaded. It is now...

Is Gambia For Sale?

The agricultural land is what is left to enable the farming population of The Gambia to be the owners of the means of production....

Moving towards scrapping the 2013 attack on freedom of expression

Readers would recall that a law was promulgated in 2013 with the aim to punish those who allegedly spread false news through the internet...

Public Order (Amendment) Bill 2019 Withdrawn

Members of the National Assembly are still wondering why the state withdrew the Bill submitted to amend the Public Order Act regarding procession.The proposed...

Tourism And The National Economy

The forecast of the minister of finance is that tourism will suffer setback as a result of the financial difficulties of a company engaged...

Who is a new Gambian?

The new Gambian is the one, who draws lessons from the event of 2nd December, 2016. No one had thought that the ballot could...

Citizens’ Alliance, The Tenth Registered Political Party

Foroyaa has received a letter from the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), indicating the plan of the Commission to declare the registration of Citizens’ Alliance...

Journalists And The State

The state can either be an instrument of protection or an instrument of coercion in the hands of oppressors of the people. In a...

National Assembly paves a new path in scrutinising national budgets

In making a motion for the National Assembly to depart from the past and take the new approach demanded by the new Standing Orders,...

National Assembly Prepares To Consider The Estimates

Members of the National Assembly are preparing to review the 2020 estimates presented by the Minister of Finance. The dilapidated health facilities like the...

The Lesson Of The Past On Presidential Tours

Since the first Republic every keen observer would come to the conclusion that a President is not an ordinary person. He or she travels...

Towards Democracy Or Tyranny? Which Way Forward For The Gambia?

Democracy thrives on the rule of Law, popular participation in social auditing of how a country is governed and peaceful and fair contest to ensure...

All Eyes On The Budget

Yesterday the Minister of Finance has told the deputies where money will be derived from, how much is to be allocated to each Ministry...

Draft Constitution Proposes Two Term Limit & Absolute Majority

The Constitutional Review Commission has shared the Constitution it has drafted with the public to get their feedback before the final draft is done...

Draft Constitution ready for public scrutiny

The constitution of any country is the supreme law to which all other laws must be subordinate. It serves as a guide to how...

The President’s Nation-Wide Tour: An Obligation

The office of the president has announced that President Barrow is set for a nation-wide tour commencing Monday 18th November.This is a constitutional requirement...

The lessons of the TRRC

The law providing for the TRRC is focused on revelation of truth as a basis of promoting reconciliation. However, victims/survivors have different opinions and...

The Diaspora and the Electoral System

The question of Diaspora participation has already been settled by the Constitution and the electoral laws.Section 26 of the Constitution makes it abundantly clear...

The Budget Session Is In View

The National Assembly is expected to receive the estimates on the budget of the 2020 financial year. The priority areas need to be identified...

The Gambian People Should Now Have Their Heads On Their Shoulders

Coalition 2016 aimed to put partisan consideration behind and put in place a transitional government that would put partisan politics on ice and unify...