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Father Of Slain Faraba Protester ...

MUHAMMED S. BAH Saidou Bah father of 17 year old  Ismaila Bah killed during the Faraba Banta incident, has demanded immediate justice from the Government...

Police Open Fire On Protestors ...

By Yankuba Jallow/ Louise Jobe Two protestors were shot dead when police opened fire on protestors yesterday morning at Faraba Banta, West Coast Region. Bakary Kujabi,...

President Barrow Regrets Loss of Lives in Faraba, Suspends all Mining...

State House, Banjul, 18th June 2018 - The President is deeply saddened by reports of clashes in Faraba which led to loss of lives....

GPU Condemns Alleged Assault On Journalist

Fajara: Monday June 18, 2018 - The Gambia Press Union (GPU) hereby condemns in the strongest terms the assault on journalist Pa Modou Bojang...

Did Not Authorize Use Of Fire Arms – IGP

The Inspector General of Police has issued a press release indicating that his office did not authorize the use of fire arms on protestors...

What Do We Expect In The State Of The Nation Address

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa is anticipating what is now referred to as the state of the Nation address after many years of giving the...

When Will The Issuing Of National Identity Cards Resume

QUESTION OF THE DAY The issuing of National Identity Cards was halted since 2017, more than a year ago. The Minister of Justice told the...

Vicar General Harps On Taneneh Cemetery, ...

By Louise Jobe  In the wake of events regarding the land dispute involving the residents of Taneneh village about their cemetery, the Vicar General Rev....

Jahanka / Kerr Seny Border Yet To Be Demarcated

The village of Jahanka on the Gambian side and the village of Kerr Seny and other sister villages on the Senegalese side have been...

When Will The President Tour The Country?

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to media reports President Barrow has indicated that he has secured fertiliser and seeds for the farmers and very soon...

Talinding Farokono Residents Concerned About Construction, Blockage Of Waterways

By Saikou Suwareh Jabai / Nelson Manneh Residents of Talinding Farokono during the weekend, expressed serious concern on the construction of new sites along the...

Will The Price Of Fertiliser Be Reduced?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Minister of Agriculture told Foroyaa in an interview of government’s intention to further reduce the price of fertiliser. According to...

Life Of The Rural People Gambia @ 53 Making Rural...

This Column is meant to monitor and report on issues that concerns the people in rural communities, in terms of how their development is...

Who Is Responsible For Protecting Burial Grounds?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Area and Municipal Councils have the responsibility to protect and take care of burial grounds. It is therefore strange that any...

Passamass Villagers Nab Man With Locally Made Gun, Cutlass

By Mustapha Jallow Foroyaa has received confirmation from Police spokesperson Superintendent David Kujabi, regarding the armed man who was nabbed by Mamudu Danso and some...

Are The Banks Ready For Business?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The present government, like past governments, is making it known that the private sector is the engine of growth. The private...

Clash Between Police, Taneneh Villagers ...

By Louise Jobe  Incidents of severe clashes took place between the villagers of Taneneh and Police Intervention Unit (PIU) personnel, over the refusal of some...

Wounded GFRS Officer Discharged, ...

By Mustapha Jallow  Ansumana Drammeh, the Gambia Fire Rescue Service officer (GFR) who was hit by a bullet in the Jahanka border villagers’ fracas, has...

How Is The Constitutional Review Commission To Be Financed?

QUESTION OF THE DAY This institution requires the support necessary to make them viable. Foroyaa will investigate how much it would take to finance the...

Tension Diffuses At Serrekunda Market After Police, Vendors Confrontation

By Yankuba Jallow / Kebba AF Touray    Scuffles erupted after tension mounted at the Serrekunda Market following a massive destruction of tables belonging to...

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