Friday, May 24, 2019

Editorial

The Deaths That Cannot Be Forgotten

The Death of Ebrima Solo Sandeng is before the courts. The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission may have been the best place to conduct...

The Bakers, Flour Producers, Middlepersons And Consumers

Bread is a core driver of the informal sector in The Gambia. Food is an indispensable commodity. Each person must eat every day to...

What Should Happen When The Constitution Is Violated?

The Gambian people should know their rights and should know what they should do when their rights are violated. There are two sections of...

April 10/11 Revisited

Almost 20 years ago on April 10/11 2000, the nation went into a state of coma after live bullets took the lives of 14...

What Next After Bashir Has Gone?

The military in Sudan has ousted Omar al-Bashir after nearly 30 years in power. A state of emergency has been announced and the military...

The President And The National Asembly Should Know

Gambian troops are being deployed to DARFUR and we have not heard any interaction between the executive and National Assembly before any such deployment....

Unemployment, A Burning Issue

Unemployment is still a burning issue in The Gambia and there is no sign in the national development plan that this problem will soon...

Perpetrators Who Testify Before A Truth Commission Should Have Confidence In...

A truth commission is not a criminal court that seeks the conviction of offenders. It unearths the truth and opens the way for perpetrators...

Trumps’ America and the ICC

The news emanating from The Hague that the visa of the ICC prosecutor to enter the US has been revoked due to the fact...

Where does the power of the Commission stop and that of...

Section 6 of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission Act states: “The Commission shall – be impartial and fair in the performance of its functions;...

Real Development Versus Cosmetic Development

Government is established in a Republic to serve a sovereign people in whom sovereignty resides. When one serves a people one must know what...

Should the TRRC be dissolved?

Many readers have been asking Foroyaa whether the TRRC should not be dissolved given the level of exposure of horrible deeds in the past. The...

State House Reverses Decision on Media Coverage

A government that listens rarely errs. Foroyaa has reliably learnt that the State House has reversed its decision to subject journalists to screening before...

Is this going to be the relation between state house and...

Foroyaa appointed two journalists and directed them to convey their interest in becoming reporters on matters concerned with the state house. The reason for...

The State Needs To Explain Why State House Journalists Have To...

The office of the Director of Press and Public Relations (DPPR) at the Office of the President had earlier invited media personnel who wish...

Silence And A Potential Explosion

The reaction of the residence of the Gunjur when high security and law enforcement officers visited the village when a resident of Gunjur was...

Is The Cost Of Living Skyrocketing?

Cost of living is one way of knowing whether an economy is adding value to the lives of people. Reports reaching Foroyaa claim that...

CONFLICT BETWEEN RESIDENTS OF GUNJUR AND BERENDING

Who would have thought that after the peaceful transfer of power which could have been occasioned by bloodshed that residents of villages could become...

The Demand For Certainty

Where are we heading? How are we to get there? That is the question every sovereign citizen should ask himself or herself. When you own...

The People Need Shelter Not Destruction Of Homes

Land disputes continue to abound.  Court orders also abound. This is followed by frequent mass demolition exercises resulting to massive destruction of buildings erected...