Sunday, September 23, 2018

Editorial

The Gambia Poises For The Next Electoral Cycle

The 2016 to 2018 electoral cycle is now over. 886578 are registered as voters. Supplementary registration of voters did not take place under the...

Are Candidates Fully Prepared To Protect The Vote On Saturday?

The campaign period has come to end. The voters should have listened to all candidates, compare their messages and make a choice before going...

Protecting The Vote

Foroyaa has seen the need to alert polling agents of all candidates to be alert to the counting and post counting process in the...

Human Rights Defenders And The New Gambia

Where are the human rights defenders in the New Gambia? Many claimed that the impunity of the past was so oppressive that people had...

A New Trend Of Political Campaign In The Gambia

A new trend is emerging in Gambian politics. There are frequent debates in the media and town hall meetings. Angry political tirades and mudslinging...

A Dangerous Threat To The Integrity Of The Electoral System

Which lawyer is advising the IEC? Correct reading of the law is part and parcel of electoral administration. Hence any electoral body must have a...

Inter Party Committee Set Up Reconciliation Committee For Jimara Tensions

Tensions which emerged as a result of the April 12 council elections which led to charges at the Basse Magistrates Court are now being...

What Is The Fate Of The Mayoral Candidate For URR?

The public is still waiting for the decision of the IEC on the status of the mayoral candidate in URR. The question before the...

What Is The Fate Of Amadou Susso, APRC Mayoral Aspirant? Speed...

GDC and Boido A. Baldeh of Basse Mansajang. The returning officer stated in a press release that that he was acting in accordance with...

What Happens When A Candidate Is Rejected By The IEC?

Controversy has struck the very heart of the nomination process in URR. The candidate of the APRC has been rejected but the party claims...

Objections To Nomination Of Candidates

The nomination process does not stop with the submission of nomination papers and the accompanying paraphernalia as required by law. After any submission, section...

The Battle For The Mayoral And Chairpersonship Positions

Never in the history of Gambian elections has the electorate been provided with candidature of so much diversity. The sovereign Gambian people are beginning...

The Last Phase Of Transitional Elections

The 2016 – 2018 electoral cycle has reached its climax. The Gambian people did bring about change through the ballot box in peace and...

Parties Should Save The Police From Political Conflicts

Another election is in the making. Unfortunately, Court cases arise from conflict between members of political parties on Election Day and thereafter. Some have...

The Battle For Transparency And Accountability: A New Development Taking Place

As interest groups and those committed to good governance scrutinise contracts awarded to private enterprises, the National assembly is increasingly being approached to play...

The Implication Of The Rise In Ferry Tarrifs

The increase in ferry tariffs in relation to vehicles is having an inflationary impact on construction. Many builders are relying on Senegal in particular...

Could The Minister Of Regional Government Explain What Is Happening At...

It is not clear why the Alkalo of Ngayen Sancha Malick has been handed a letter removing him from his Alkaloship. Alkalolu and Seyfolu...

Two Elections In A New Gambia

The National Assembly elections of April 2017 and the Local Government elections of April 2018 both took place under a new administration. 379,320 voters out...

The Last Day Of Campaign

Today is the last day of the campaign to win the hearts and minds of the electorate for the council elections scheduled for Thursday...

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...

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