Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Burning Issues

What Type Of An Electoral System Do The Gambian People Want?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The promise made to effect the change on 2nd December 2016 is to bring about an electoral system that would create a...

HIV Affects More Young Women than Young Men in West, Central...

By Momodou Jarju HIV prevalence among women aged between 20 to 29 years, is reported to be higher than among men of the same age...

Mini truck plunges at Bamba Tenda Yellitenda

Reports reaching this medium has it that a truck plunged into the river at Bamba-Yelli Tenda crossing point. Public Relation Officer of the Gambia Ports...

Are Incumbent And Party Politics Replacing The Transitional Agenda?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The transitional agenda is constitutional review, security sector review, civil service review, truth and reconciliation review, national unity, economic growth, social...

GAF sends Br. Gen Alagie Martin on administrative leave

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) have sent Brigadier General Alagie Martin on administrative leave, GAF spokesperson confirmed on Sunday. Major Lamin K. Sanyang said...

Six Soldiers Detained

By Mustapha Jallow Six members of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), have been arrested and detained at Yundum Barracks since on 15 June, 2018, army spokesperson...

What Does The Minister Of Interior Want To Teach In Referring...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The returnees did organise a peaceful demonstration which culminated with speeches after sharing views with the authorities. The template is already...

Sea Turtles Face Threat From Eight Million Plastic Thrown In The...

With Madiba Singhateh In this edition of the Environment Column, we will delve into the issues of Sea Turtle since every 16th June is commemorated...

Two confirmed dead after first rain in URR

By Lamin Fatty Heavy rain and storm on Tuesday 18 June 2019 claimed two lives and left families in Wulli West and Sandu in URR...

Heavy Storm Causes Villagers Homeless

By Junkung Bayo People of Fulladu Pacharr in the Central River Region South were on Tuesday 18th June 2019 left homeless due to heavy wind that...

How Did Farmers Get Free Seeds From Aid Agencies?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The European Union funded project, “Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security/Nutrition, to Mitigate Migration Flows” has made it possible for...

Police Look Into Grievances Of Gunjur Sambuya Protestors

By Hatab Nyang  Reports have it that the police are to investigate the grievances of the Gunjur Sambuya protestors. Some youths from Gunjur Sambuya and the...

NAMs Approve Additional Remuneration for ‘Janneh’ Commissioners

By Awa B. Bah Deputies at the National Assembly on Wednesday June 19th 2019, considered and approved a motion on additional remuneration of two hundred thousand...

Police Intervention Unit Negotiate With Angry Protestors In Gunjur

By Hatab Nyang The Police Intervention Unit (PIU) negotiated with angry youths who were protesting against sand mining in their community in Gunjur. At about...

What Did The Minister Of Agriculture Say On Rice Donation?

QUESTION OF THE DAY In an answer to a question raised at the National Assembly, the Minister of Agriculture indicated that the Japanese gave 4099...

Youths Blockade Sand Mining at Gunjur Sambuya

By Hatab Nyang Seven youths from Gunjur Sambuya and the satellite areas have mounted a blockade for the trucks not to enter Gunjur Sand mining...

What Is The Price Of Fertiliser This Year?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Minister of Agriculture did announce that 300 tonnes of fertiliser are already available for farmers in this cropping season. She...

Koina Caste Cases Adjourned Amidst Tight Security

By Lamin Fatty Two cases linked to scuffles and arson attacks between castes in Koina were on Monday 17th June 2019 adjourned till 24th June 2019 in...

Gunjur Youth Call For Immediate Halt To Sand Mining

By Hatab Nyang Gunjur youth, backed by their Alkalo and VDC, have through a letter dated 13th June called for an immediate halt to sand...

What Will The New Political Landscape Be After The Barrow Announcement?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The announcement by President Barrow that his five-year term is fixed and nonnegotiable and his participation as a candidate in the...