Sunday, September 23, 2018

Editorial

The Implications Of Insecurity Of Tenure Of Personnel Of Commissions

Commissions of inquiry are not courts. They do not try cases. They do not convict and sentence those who appear before them. They are...

A New Minister, A New GRTS DG And A New Government...

Information and communication are indispensable to any system of government, especially one that aims to be democratic. Any fetter to information and communication would...

The New Cabinet Introduces The Beginning Of The Executive Presidency

Just before the 2016 presidential election, the leader of the UDP was incarcerated. Few opposition parties had announced their presidential candidates. Many people were...

The Debate Over The Cabinet Reshuffle Continues

Two opinions are still contending. Some claim that the president was elected through the initiative of a coalition of parties, independent National Assembly members...

Land Conflict Should Be Prevented

The early warning signals are already imminent. Members of the National Assembly have talked about the dangers posed by land disputes. Some even cautioned...

The Salary Question

Of course there is a new Minister of Finance. However, if the statement of the previous Minister of Finance is to go by salary...

President Barrow Is Yet To Address The National Assembly

According to section 77(1) of the Constitution, “The President shall at least once in each year attend a sitting of the National Assembly and address...

The Structure Of Executive Power In The Gambia

People have been asking about the type of structure prevailing in The Gambia. Many started to question who should assume office when the President...

The Most Far Reaching Decision Of The Presidency

Since President Barrow assumed office people have been wandering whether Coalition 2016 would be the basis of constituting a cabinet or his own personal...

Bread! Bread! Bread! What Is Going On?

Bread is now a rare commodity in the shops. The dispute between bakers and the authorities is leading to arrests and questioning. According to representatives...

How Long Will The President Stay In Office?

If his speech at Faraba Banta is to go by President Barrow is going to stay in office as a president who is given...

Establish Land Commission Before Any Demolition Exercise!

Foroyaa has been reliably informed that major demolition exercises have been scheduled to take place in Jambur and Jalangbang as from 25th June 2018....

How Are UNDP And WANEP Strengthening The Inter-Party Committee?

The UNDP has just concluded a two-day workshop for party representatives in the Inter-Party Committee. WANEP is to follow with a three day training...

When Will The Members Of The Commission Of Inquiry Into The...

When the reports of deaths was received by Foroyaa the paper called on the state to ensure that a Coroner’s Inquest is done. Section 5...

GRTS Should Be National Assembly Focused

The most important oversight institution in the country is the National Assembly. It has Committees capable of monitoring how the country is governed. It...

The Real Task After The Crisis

The real task is to make the institutions to work if a successful transition is to be achieved. It is not enough to have...

Challenging Times

The country was poising to listen what the President had to say during his state of the Nation address after getting pledges of support...

Media Personnel Are Not Punching Bags

Information is power. With information there is a lot that one can achieve. Journalists are important in society because they bring the news and...

Karpower Problem Too Soon

When Karpower resumed operation recently there was significant improvement in electricity supply with infrequent power outages; this after a long period of sustained and...

Farmer Bakary Bah In Search Of Justice: Justice Delayed Is Justice...

Pateh Bah, the son of more than 100 year-old Bakary Bah, a farmer of Buduk Village, Nianija District, Central River Region is crying for...

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