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Fire Outbreaks Continue At Manjai/Bakoteh Dumpsite

By Madiba Singhateh The Bakoteh / Manjai dumpsite continues to be ravaged by fire these days. This is the third time the dumpsite has caught fire...

NGBV Holds Annual Forum

By Fatoumatta K Jallow  The Network Against Gender Based Violence (NGBV), recently shared its research findings  at an annual forum held at the Regional Education Directorate,...

Sukuta Bahamas Youth Charged By Prosecution, Bailed

By Yankuba Jallow Banjul, 21 December 2017 - The six youths of Sukuta Bahamas who were arrested some days back, were charged on today by...

Police Accused Of Maltreatment, Detention

By Yankuba Jallow Residents of Sukuta Coastal Layout called Bahamas, have alleged that officers from the Gambia Police Force on Friday 15th December 2017, maltreated...

Witness Denies Accused Were Tortured

By Yankuba Jallow The fifth prosecution witness (PW5), Benard Jatta has denied defence counsel’s claim that Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh and Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju were tortured...

COURT MARTIAL: “Second Accused Person Was Tortured” – Lawyer Jobe

By Yankuba Jallow and Kebba Secka   Sherrif Kumba Jobe, the lawyer for 12 soldiers facing trial on nine counts involving treason, yesterday told the Court-Martial...

Victim Loses Faith In Authorities

By Mustapha Jallow Isatou Kanyi, wife of Lamin Kanyi alias ‘Kanyiba’, yesterday told this medium that she has lost confidence in the authorities regarding identification...

67 Employees Sacked

By Louise Jobe This medium has received information that sixty seven workers of Arezki Construction Company Limited have been sacked from their work. Arezki is...

Has False Alkalorship Elections Taken Place In Ngayen Sanjal?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The information received from Ngayen Sanjal alleges, that a group of people under false pretence have claimed to have conducted Alkalorship...

IHRDA Denounces Sale of Humans as Slaves in Libya

By Kebba Jeffang The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), has decried the sale of migrants as slaves in Libya, a statement...

Muslim Religious Leaders Tasked to Tackle Continent’s Problems

Fatoumatta K. Jallow The UNFPA regional director has tasked the Muslim religious leaders and scholars to contribute in tackling Africa’s problems including the challenge of...

61ST Ordinary Session of The African Commission Wraps Up

By: Kebba AF Touray The 61st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights came to a climax yesterday, 15th November 2017. The fifteen...

Former President’s Nephew Released, Dismissed

By Mustapha Jallow Detained Staff Sergeant Abdoulie Jammeh, nephew of former President Jammeh, has been released from custody and asked to leave the Army without...

Young Trader Narrates Ordeal in the Hands of the Police

By Yankuba Jallow Alieu Mbye, a young trader has narrated his ordeal in the hands of the police who arrested him and 15 others. The...

Kombo Beach Staff Complain of Short Seasonal Contract

By Nelson Manneh Staff of Kombo Beach Hotel came into Foroyaa offices to raise their concern on their appointment letters given to them by the...

AG Receives Report On Alleged ‘Whatsapp’ Officers

By: Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Armed Forces, GAF, have now completed investigations into the case of soldiers that are accused engaging in mutinous and seditious...

2017 In Brief: Security Officers In Detention Without Trial

By: Mustapha Jallow There are at least twenty three soldiers in custody for more than seventy two hours without being brought before a court of...

Family Continues Search for Missing Member

By MUHAMMED S. BAH The Family of Sergeant Ebrima Ceesay, who went missing since 11th November 1994, continue to ask for his whereabouts, dead or alive....

Declaration of Principles on FOE in Africa Observed

By Kebba Jeffang Freedom of expression defender Article 19 with stakeholders, Thursday held a side event to celebrate 15 years of the declaration of the...

What Are The Roles Of Human Right Lawyers

Question of the Day The new Gambia requires a new start. This new start requires that the wrong doings of the past do not start...

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