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Is The Independence Of The Presidency Manifesting Itself

The lessons of Mankamang Kunda and Busumbala Political supporters may set the pace for their leaders to follow or follow their dictates in perpetrating violence...

How To Avert Political Violence

The President of the Republic was elected under an Independent Ticket so that he would be a President of all Gambians. This requires that he...

The Bumpy Road To The Council Elections

The recent clashes between people on the basis of political affiliation indicate very clearly that more work of civic education needs to be done...

Those Who Are Confident Of The People’s Support Will Not Resort...

Inducement and intimidation are the instruments of those who do not respect or uphold democratic principles and values. Those who truly uphold democratic principles and...

This Time Last Year

This time every Gambian should sit down and ask the following question: What was my state of mind during this time last year? The answer...

The Functions Of Councils

Council elections are fast approaching and it is important that the electorate are familiar with the functions of Municipal and Area Councils. First it is...

The Land Question

The Barrow administration has inherited land disputes that the previous administration did not address. Many people have bought land in the Kombos which had...

Provincial Civil Servants Take Exception To The Transport Allowance Increase

In a bid to augment the poor salaries of low income earners, the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs told the National Assembly that...

The Need For Civic Education

Council elections should take place on 12th of April 2018. This will mark the end of the electoral cycle. Presidential election took place under the...

2017 Is Behind Us. What Does The Future Hold?

No one can doubt that the end of 2016 and the year 2017 constitute the most eventful period in the political history of The...

Observer Staff Afflicted By Unemployment

Some laid off staff of the Daily Observer visited Foroyaa’s office to lament the state of their standard of living, to state the difficulties...

Will There Be Prisoner Release As New Year Gesture?

The New Year is fast approaching. December 2, the day marking the beginning of the end of the Jammeh administration has passed without the...

Police PRO’s Comment On Foroyaa Story

Foroyaa published a story under the caption “Police Accused of Maltreatment, Detention” The Police PRO called the Managing Editor to express that he was not...

Nams Protect Themselves Against Their Vulnerability

The passing of a Bill by the National Assembly yesterday repealing section 91(1)(d) of the Constitution is significant. According to section 91(1)(d) of the...

FARES GONE UP AGAIN What Is The Position Of The Government?

It was the Ministry of Works and Transport that announced some months ago that it has reduced fares in The Gambia, because of the...

What Is Holding Licences To Establish Media Houses?

A new political dispensation should have led to the elimination of all bureaucratic obstacles in establishing Newspapers, Radio Stations and Televisions. Prohibitive laws were...

How Do We Keep The Legacy Of Deyda Hydara?

Deyda Hydara was murdered in cold blood in 2004 but after thirteen years his name is still on the lips of Gambians. Why? Because he...

The Need To Turn The Reform Agenda Into Practice

In the old Gambia, people were outraged by bad Governance, characterised by detention for years without trial, disappearances without trace and torture to get...

In Memory Of Deyda Hydara

Tomorrow, 16th December marks the thirteenth anniversary of the murder of Deyda Hydara in cold blood by cowards who hid in the dark to commit...

The Case Of Returnees Has To Be Handled With Speed

Desperate and weary returnees from Libya who left this country for greener pastures, are now pouring in, not sure of what the future holds...

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