Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Burning Issues

Is Gambia Heading Towards Post Electoral Violence?

QUESTION OF THE DAY As we go to press a standoff is taking place near Tombong Jatta’s compound, the current leader of the APRC. By...

Tension between UDP and APRC supporters

By Yankuba Jallow and Mustapha Jallow Troubled brewed just outside the home of the Interim Party Chairman of APRC, Fabakary Tombong Jatta, when a large...

No Concrete Agreement Between Workers, GTTI, To End Strike

By: Kebba AF Touray Information received by this medium has it that the ongoing sit-down strike of Staff of the Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI),...

Could Government Be Separated From The President?

After the Supreme Court decision, a discussion has engulfed them, the media practitioners and concerned persons, on whether the President of the Republic could...

GTTI Staff On Strike

By Yankuba Jallow Over 160 staff of the Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI), Tuesday May 8th 2018 commenced an indefinite sit-down strike. According to staff members, they...

Will There Be Voter Apathy In The Mayoral/Chairpersonship Election?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Gambians now have the final opportunity to show that the power to determine who should govern the affairs of their central...

‘Gambia Remains A Fragile State’IMF Team Leader

By Awa B. Bah “Emerging from two decades of autocratic rule, the Gambia remains a fragile state with significant development and infrastructure gaps,” said Jaroslaw...

What Should Polling Agents Know In Order To Be Qualified?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Every candidate is entitled to appoint two polling agents to monitor polling at the polling station assigned to them. These polling...

Foreign ministry deplores how our youths are swindled to Qatar

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has deplored how young Gambians are swindled to Qatar with the hope of greener pastures only to be left...

Is The Government Preparing For The Cropping Season?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The rainy season is fast approaching and some farmers have already cleared their fields while others are doing so. Farmers are...

How Long Will It Take The IEC To Come To A...

QUESTION OF THE DAY All eyes are open as the IEC struggles to come up with a final decision on the rejection of the candidature...

Five Arrested Over Gunjur Beach Protest

By Hatab Nyang. The Police Intervention Unit on Sunday 6th May 2018 arrested five people at Gunjur beach and one Sulayman Bojang from Youth Concern...

Headless Body of Infant Female Found

  By Mustapha Jallow The headless body of an infant female was found dumped in a Street in Kotu on Friday May 4th, Police Spokesman Superintendent David...

Is There A Time Limit For The IEC To Come To...

QUESTION OF THE DAY It is important for the Gambian electorate to understand the process of nominating their candidate. According to Elections Act candidates are...

PIU Officers Clear Westfield Roundabout Of Vendors

By: Kebba Mamburay  Officers of the Police Intervention Unit (PIU), on Thursday 24th April 2018, cleared the stalls of the vendors who sell within the vicinity...

Are The Officials Of The Government Committed To The Rule Of...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Some Alkalolu and Women Councillors are beginning to lodge complaints on the termination of their mandate without any evidence of misconduct...

Is The Women’s Council A Non Partisan Instrument For Promoting The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The way the council is constituted will determine whether it could be considered a non-partisan instrument for promoting women’s participation in...

Pensioners Demand Drawback, Other Benefits

By: Kebba AF Touray Scores of Pensioners have expressed dissatisfaction over the non-payment of their drawbacks and other monthly benefits and called on Government to...

Dismissed Soldiers Benefits’ Settled

By Mustapha Jallow Seven senior soldiers who were dismissed from GAF, have been paid their benefits and allowance, Military sources can confirm. According to the...

Is The Vice President And Minister Of Women’s Affairs Aware?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Crisis As Women’s Council Become Politicised Section 57 of the Women’s Act establishes the Women’s Council as an association acting in the...