Friday, May 25, 2018

Editorial

No Ruling Party In The Gambia

During the National Assembly elections, the Gambian nation was informed that the Coalition members would form a tactical alliance. Many people waited to find...

When Will The President Address The National Assembly?

Section 77 of the Constitution states that the President should address the National Assembly at least once a year. This state of the national...

The Coalition And Party Politics

Two tactics were offered by the Coalition as the country headed towards the National Assembly elections. Some Coalition members argued that if the Coalition...

President Barrow And Party Politics In The Gambia

Electoral campaign is taking place in The Gambia. No Coalition 2016 candidate exists. All the political parties are participating on the basis of their...

Did People Listen To What President Barrow Say?

8 March is International Women’s Day. It is strange that the celebration in Soma which was graced by many state officials such as government...

Are People Pleased With The Continuous Arrests While The Truth Commission...

Many people are asking Foroyaa when the Truth Commission will start work and what its significance would be since arrests, detention and trial are...

A Regional Election Campaign With A Difference

It is very interesting that all nine political parties and some independent candidates are taking part in regional government elections. Only two wards out...

When Will The Land Commission Be Established?

Section 192 of the Constitution makes provision for the National Assembly to enact a law providing for the establishment OF a land commission. It...

Doctors’ Strike Founded On Real Issues

On the surface, the doctors’ strike seems to be centred around remarks made by the health minister but when the wound is opened it...

Criminal Trials Run Parallel To TRRC

Trials of alleged perpetrators of crimes under the Jammeh administration have held sway even before the establishment of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission....

New Councils On An Old Foundation

The National Assembly adjourned on Tuesday without passing any Bill amending section 20 of the Local Government Act which gives the president power to...

Are There Any Alliances In The Council Elections?

During the National Assembly Elections, some parties claim that they were allies but they put up Candidates in the same Constituencies in many parts...

A Step In The Right Direction Complying With The Dictates Of...

The Constitution commands that any arrested person held in custody should be either released or produced before a court within 72 hours. It states...

The Campaign Started With Nomination Will We Have New Councillors For...

A NEW Gambia needs candidates who will not use ostracism to win elections. Section 26 of the Constitution guarantees political rights including the right...

The Lessons Of Preferential State Relations

The Gambia is beginning to develop preferential relation with China. The Jammeh administration had a preferential relation with China and received loans from the...

The Need For Environmental Impact Assessment In Project Implementation

Trees along the Banjul/Serrekunda Highway which took decades to grow are being felled without any sense of environmental conservation to make room for the...

Nomination Has Started

The country is gearing up for an election mood. The APRC has put up its candidates for the council elections. There have been no...

Which Leaders Are In For The Second Round Of Voting And...

The media houses are established to hold government and political leaders accountable to the public. Gambians brought about change of government to ensure that...

Opinions On The Three Year Or Five Year Term

The media is beginning to play its role in holding leaders accountable to the people. This week media houses online are conducting interviews with...

Gambia And Its International Partners Should They Not Give The New...

The threats and acts of deportation emanating from European and US governments are posing challenges to the Barrow administration. Deportation of Gambians abroad was...

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