Thursday, January 18, 2018

Burning Issues

Rent Tribunals Put Under The Ambit Of The Judiciary. Will District...

Question Of The Day: The Attorney General and Minister of Justice brought the Rent Tribunal (Amendment) Bill to the National Assembly in recognition of the...

Should The 1997 Constitution Be Revoked Or Amended? The Bar Should...

Question of the Day During the National Assembly debate on the Constitutional Review Commission Bill, Halifa Sallah among other National Assembly members emphasised that there...

Qualifications To Become Mayor, Mayoress Or Chairperson?

QUESTION OF THE DAY As the momentum for the local government elections builds up many readers have been calling to find out from Foroyaa what...

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...

Five Drivers Arrested, Two Remanded In Custody

By Louise Jobe Information reaching this medium has it that as a result the new fare increment on Monday 18th December 2017, five drivers were...

When Will The National Development Plan Be Ready?

In delivering the budget speech, the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs made reference to the National Development Plan, indicating that the Plan (NDP...

Transport Fares Increase

By Louise Jobe Information gathered from the transport sector indicates an increment in transport fares by commercial drivers since Monday 18th December 2017. According to sources...

“First Lady’s Office Is Constitutional” – Finance Minister

By Amie Sanneh ‘‘The office of the first lady is Constitutional because it is the Constitution that gives the president the power to establish office.’’ These...

What Is The Total Debt Of The Country?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Minister of Finance has indicated that they inherited unsustainable debt from the Jammeh administration.  The total debt of the country...

How Do We Keep The Legacy Of Deyda Hydara?

Deyda Hydara was murdered in cold blood in 2004 but after thirteen years his name is still on the lips of Gambians. Why? Because he...

At The National Assembly 2018 Budget Speech

The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Amadou Sanneh, on Friday December 15, 2017, delivered the 2018 budget speech at the National Assembly Building...

How Will Gambians Promote The Constitutional Review Exercise?

QUESTION OF THE DAY   Every Gambian should realise that the role of jurists is to put the convictions of people regarding the type of supreme...

Tension Erupts Between Jabang, Sukuta Over Land

By Mustapha Jallow   Tension erupted between residents of Jabang and Sukuta over land that eventually led to a riot between the residents of Sukuta who...

Finance Minister Delivers 2018 Budget Speech

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Amadou Sanneh, on Friday December 15th 2017, delivered the 2018 budget speech at the National Assembly...

Deyda Hydara Lecture Series Media Practitioners Call For Justice As they...

By Rohey Jadama The Gambia Press Union (GPU) in partnership with The Point Newspaper, the Hydara Family and the Victim Centre and Article 19 commemorated...

Does Every Potential Foreign Investor Have To Meet The President?

QUESTION OF THE DAY A press release from the Office of the President did indicate that the Russian businessman who declared his intention to create...

ARE JOURNALISTS ALLOWED TO ATTEND DISTRICT TRIBUNAL PROCEEDINGS?

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to section 24 subsection (2) of the Constitution, “All proceedings of every court and proceedings relating to the determination of...

164 Repatriated Gambians Receive D3,555 Each

By Nelson Manneh One Hundred and sixty-four Gambians have arrived from Libya on December 13th 2017, after being repatriated amid human slavery reports. Each of them...

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...

Justice Minister Presents Constitutional Review Commission Bill

By: Kebba AF Touray   The Minister of Justice, Aboubacar Tambedou, yesterday presented the Constitutional Review Commission Bill 2017 before Lawmakers, for consideration and adoption.   During the...

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