Friday, May 24, 2019

Burning Issues

Sand at ‘Bolonyo Fenyo’ Reserve Wetland Threatened...

With Madiba Singhateh Welcome to another edition of the Environment Column. In Today’s column, we will look into the issue of sand mining and its...

Bush Fire Ravages Foni Bondali Forest

By Madiba Singhateh  Welcome to another edition of the Environment Column. In this weeks’ edition of the Column, we will look into aftermath of the...

URR Farmers Worried About Disease Outbreak On Their Farm Animals

By: Lamin fatty Farmers in URR are worried about a disease outbreak on their farm animals in particular equines (donkeys and horses), which is...

TRRC Exhumes Remains of 7 November 11 Fallen Soldiers

By Yankuba Jallow Investigators and Researchers of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) have on Wednesday exhumed the corpses of seven soldiers who were...

Never Again! What Does This Mean?

QUESTION OF THE DAY ‘Never Again’ is the slogan adopted by the TRRC. This slogan however has different interpretations. Gambians must interrogate what it means...

NEA Officer Says Chinese Factory Operating Illegally In Nyambai Forest

By: Mustapha Jallow Lamin Samateh, the Programme Officer at the Environmental Legislation Unit of the National Environmental Agency (NEA), has on Thursday alleged that a...

Breaking News: Remains of November 11 Soldiers and Officers Found

By Yankuba Jallow Remains of soldiers and officers executed during the November 11 foiled coup attempt have been found at Yundum barracks and are being...

What Is The Agenda Of The Current Talks Of Coalition 2016?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Different expectations are being expressed regarding the Coalition 2016 talks. None of the political parties that are involved in the talks...

PDOIS Excludes itself from Coalition Talks

The People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism has issued a press making it clear that they are not part of the current Coalition...

11 Trees In Orange Orchard In Gunjur Chopped Down

By Hatab Nyang On Saturday April 13, 2019, eleven orange trees in an orchard belonging to one Faback Joof of Gunjur were chopped down by...

Bread Scarcity Hits Greater Banjul Area

By: Nelson Manneh and Muhammed S. Bah  It has come to the notice of Foroyaa that the populace of the Greater Banjul Area has experienced...

Sacked Chief Of Foni Bintang Karanai ...

By Louise Jobe Alfusainey A.B. Jarju, who was relieved of his position as Chief of the District of Foni Bintang Karanai in May 2018, is...

Why The Sudden Increase In The Price Of Bread?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Many families woke up yesterday morning only to find out that they cannot buy ‘modern bakery’ (‘senfour’) bread or have to...

GAF Clarifies Lamin Colley’s Dismissal

By Mustapha Jallow Lamin Colley, a warrant officer class 2 and native of Dimbya, has been dismissed from the Gambia Armed Force (GAF) on Tuesday,...

What Is Holding The Amendment Of Media Laws?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The government has been working with media personnel and other stakeholders to reform the media related laws of the country. Take sections...

Police Release Yankuba Touray, Jahumpa Ceesay on Bail

By Yankuba Jallow Yankuba Touray and Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay were on Wednesday evening granted bail by Police at Kairaba Police Station shortly after they were...

Breaking News: Yankuba Touray, Fatoumata Jahumpa Re-arrested

Former Tourism Minister, Yankuba Touray, and EX-Speaker Fatoumata Jahumpa, have been re-arrested by Police, Foroyaa can confirm.The duo is currently at Kairaba Police Station. We...

Ex-Spy Agent Charged, Still Detained At Kairaba Police Station

By Mustapha Jallow Lamin Senghore, a resident of Bundung and a former operative of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), who is detained at Kairaba Police...

Is There A Code Of Conduct For Adjudicators And Counsels?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The answer is in the positive. Section 222 Paragraph  (8) of the Constitution states :  ’ “A public officer who exercises judicial...

Former NIA Agent Detained At Kairaba Police Station

By: Mustapha Jallow Lamin Senghore, a former agent of the National Intelligence Agency who testified before the Truth Commission on Monday, is currently under detention...