Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Editorial

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The news emanating from The Hague that the visa of the ICC prosecutor to enter the US has been revoked due to the fact...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

The Aftermath Of The Recent Cabinet Reshuffle

Though the removal of three UDP Cabinet Ministers from their cabinet positions did not come as a surprise to many, it has its ramifications....

The Barrow Administration And The Traditional Appointees

Many Chiefs and Alkalolu have been removed. One expected that the new administration would show a difference by introducing elections to fill the vacant...

Lessons Of Gunjur/Berending: A Small Cut When Untreated Can Become A...

Land disputes are common in the country and is causing serious rifts between communities. Many of these disputes have been to courts or tribunal...

The Executive Presidency In Full Gear

When members of the Coalition accepted to negotiate with the incoming President either on an individual or partisan basis to be appointed to Ministerial...

The Immunities Of Elected Representatives

The immunities given to elected representatives are not absolute. They are not also meant to put them above the law. They are meant to...

The Independence Of The Judiciary

The fact that the Executive and the National Assembly are before the Courts confirms the importance of the checks and balances in the administration...