Sunday, February 17, 2019

Burning Issues

When Will The Land Commission Be Established?

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to section 192 of the Constitution, “There shall be established a Land Commission whose composition, functions and powers shall be prescribed...

‘Investigation Still Ongoing On The Two Generals’- GAF Spokesman

By Mustapha Jallow Since their return from Equatorial Guinea on Sunday 21st January 2018, Brigadier General Ansumana Tamba and Brigadier General Umpa Mendy, have been...

What Does The Constitution Say About The Functions Of A Local...

QUESTION OF THE DAY As the local government elections draw nearer it is important that the electorate be aware of how the Constitution would like...

What Are The Issues At Stake In The Council Elections?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The council elections are fast approaching and many views are being expressed and questions are being raised. Some candidates join the...

Water Supply Interrupted In Wellingara, Environs

By Nelson Manneh The National Water and Electric Company (NAWEC) has interrupted the supply of water in streets taps in Wellingara and environs, apparently because...

New Gambia Calls For The Choice Of The People To Be...

Under the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh, the choice of the people was not respected. He relied on the colonial law to maintain...

Can The Government Change The Dates Of Elections?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Independent Electoral Commission had initially fixed the elections for councillors and mayors to be held on the same day. But...

Alkaloship Crisis in Kiang Nema

By: Kebba AF Touray The elders of Kiang Nema District LRR are complaining about what they refer to as interference in their traditional way of...

How Will The Electorate Vote This Time? Will We Do The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Council elections are just around the corner and aspiring candidates are getting set to contest. They are busy bombarding the electorate...

Palma Rima High Way Grocery Stalls Demolished “New Gambia has disappointed...

By Fatoumatta K Jallow    Grocery stalls on the highway near Palma Rima were demolished yesterday by the PIU officers putting on plain black clothes. The...

When And How Will Farmers Be Supplied With Seeds And Fertilisers?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Farmers are asking when and how the government is going to supply them seeds and fertiliser. The farmers are concerned that without...

Rampant Livestock Theft In Wuli-East

As PIU Officers Use Motorbikes To Hunt Down Armed Robbers By Mustapha Jallow Residents of Makamasireh in the Wuli-East constituency of the Upper River Region North,...

What Is The Ecowas Court?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Ecowas Community Court of Justice was created pursuant to the ECOWAS Revised Treaty of 1993 to serve as its judicial...

Is The Decision Of The Ecowas Court Binding On The Government...

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to Article 19 of the Protocol, “Decisions of the Court shall be read in open court and shall state the reasons...

Is Bail A Right Or A Privilege?

WHAT THE READERS SAY Is Bail A Right Or A Privilege? The due process of law is founded on the principle of presumption of innocence. If...

How Will Independence Be Celebrated This Year?

QUESTION OF THE DAY It is four days to the 53rd anniversary as what is referred to as day of independence. As Gambia is going through...

What Is Holding The Registration Of New Political Parties?

QUESTION OF THE DAY: One would have expected that new parties will be making their existence known by now. The information gathered is that the...

Gen. Saul Badjie’s Wife Arrested

By Mustapha Jallow  Information reaching this medium have it that Isha Jallow, wife of General Saul Badjie has been arrested and detained at the Criminal Investigation...

Doctor Detained For Alleged Rape Of Patient

By Mustapha Jallow A doctor said to be working at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital has been arrested and detained at Police Headquarters for...

What Lesson Should Be Learnt From The Talks Between The Education...

The lesson is simple. Public servants are salaried workers. They have a right to a contract to deliver service and be paid for it. Their...