Sunday, September 23, 2018

Editorial

The Accountability Of The State To The Media In Action

The press release from the Office of the Chief Justice confirms the importance of state institutions displaying their integrity by accepting the dictates of...

The Supremacy Of The Constitution Over The Armed Forces Act

The Armed Forces Act was enacted in 1985 and has gone through some amendments. The detention of members of the Armed Forces under the...

What Should Be The Relation Between State Security And Party Security?

The Constitution is very clear on the issue of state security. Section 178 of the Constitution states, “(1) There shall be a Police Force of...

Are The Transitional Commissions Priorities?

Most Gambians who were committed to electoral reform and political change were united in promoting constitutional and legal reform, protection of fundamental rights and...

The Select Committee On Local Government And The Ombudsman And The...

It is important for the general public to have an understanding of the work of the committees of the National Assembly. A National Assembly...

Oversight Role Of The National Assembly

It is becoming increasingly evident to the media houses that the National Assembly is strengthening its oversight role. Journalists can see officials from the...

The Purpose Of A Coroner’s Inquest

The Coroner’s Act is designed to enable a state to gather evidence on the case of the death of person who is in the...

President Barrow To Address The National Assembly In September

Section 77 subsection (1)  of the Constitution states: “The President shall at least once in each year attend a sitting of the National Assembly and...

Why Was The Inquest On The Faraba Banta Deaths Done In...

Transparency is an aid to justice. That is why public hearing is given preference over hearing in camera. The public is able to see...

President Barrow Dilates On Police/People Relation

Throughout his tour President Barrow could be visibly seen to have particular interest in law enforcement in the country, probably because of the one...

Are The Commissions Fully Funded?

The key commissions were designed to be the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) and the Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC). One would have anticipated...

The President And The National Assembly Vehicles

The budget for the 2018 financial year of 19.7 billion dalasis comes from taxes, non-tax revenue, grants and budget support. It is important for...

The President Returns From His Tour

Section 222 paragraph 15 of the Constitution states: “The President shall undertake a nation-wide tour at least twice a year in order to familiarise  himself...

The People Raise Their Challenges And President Barrow Makes His Promises

The future is the only arbiter between those who raise challenges and those who make promises. The future is the final judge. What is important...

UN, AU, Ecowas Should Only Be Cautioned On Subversion By National...

A nation’s security is under eyesight of its national intelligence service. The port of first call of any national security matter is the national...

Is President Barrow’s Tone Changing As He Continues With His Tour?

As Foroyaa monitors the President’s tour it could be gathered that the people so far are concerned with fertiliser, seeds, water, good roads, education,...

What Role For A Government Spokesperson?

Government according to section 230 of the Constitution means the Executive Government of The Gambia. Hence the spokesperson of the Government is the one...

The President’s Tour

First and foremost, before the President started his tour Foroyaa indicated that the purpose of the tour is to find out the concerns of...

The Role Of A Commission Of Inquiry

Section 200 subsection (1) of the Constitution empowers the President to constitute a Commission of Inquiry and appoint one or more Commissioners to make...

IEC In A State Of Uncertainty

It is incredible that while the IEC is supposed to enjoy a new lease of life in a new Gambia its headquarters appears to...

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