Friday, July 19, 2019

Burning Issues

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...

Has Any Authority Written To Foroyaa To Claim That The Detention...

QUESTION OF THE DAY No we have not received any rebuttal from the police, the courts or the justice ministry. We will be sending reporters...

United States Supports Gambia’s Efforts to Recover Yahya Jammeh’s Assets

The United States fully supports the Government of The Republic of The Gambia’s investigation into the corruption of former President Yahya Jammeh, and Gambian...

Shouldn’t The DPP Take Over The Case Of The Koina 26?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The seven days established by the Criminal Procedure Code as limit for appearance before a court when one is being in...

Are The Koina 25 Going To Languish In Detention For More...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa has been following the detention of 25 persons as a result of a fracas which took place in Koina. The...

Mauritanian Child Whose Parents Were Found Dead, Discharged From Hospital

By Nelson Manneh The Mauritanian orphan who was admitted at the Serrekunda General Hospital in Kanifing after being picked up by the Police after the...

When Will The State Put An End To Detention Without Trial?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Section 19 (3)(b) of the Constitution states: “Any person who is arrested or detained upon reasonable suspicion of his or her having...

What Feeling Is Being Conveyed At Horuna Jatta’s Two Year Charity?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The invitation of the media to cover the second year charity in respect of the demise of Haruna Jatta should send...

Fatal Road Accident in Pirang Claims Six Lives

By Nelson Manneh Five lives were lost on Friday 7th June 2019, following a fatal traffic accident involving a Mercedes Benz Sprinter (Gele-Gele) van and...

Two Years On, Death of Haruna Jatta still unkown

By Mustapha Jallow Abbas Jatta, brother of the late Haruna Jatta of Kanilai, has said that their family are yet to receive any information from...

What lessons are to be learnt from President Barrow’s interview with...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The interview is said to have gone viral and a countless number of interviews and comments followed. It is important to...

Truck Drivers Decry ‘Interference’ Of Authorities

By MUHAMMED S. BAH Scores of Truck drivers who converged on Thursday at the Banjul Lorry Park expressed their dissatisfaction with the intervention of the...

Update On Kanilai Gunshot Incident: Survivor Discharged From Hospital

By Nelson Manneh Former Lance Corporal Ismaila Tamba, an erstwhile member of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), was on Thursday 30th May 2019, discharged from...

What is the Barrow administration’s programme of reconciliation?

QUESTION OF THE DAY National reconciliation is not only about political reconciliation. It should start from identifying all the antagonistic contradictions in the society such...

Fuel Prices Increased For The Fourth Time In 2019

By Makutu Manneh The beginning of June has been the fourth time the prices of diesel and petrol are being increased in 2019. This reporter visited...

Is there real danger of a political uprising in The Gambia...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa has been following the pronouncements of the political opinion leaders in the country as well as the men and women...

Will President Barrow use the Eid Prayers to free his government...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Imprisonment for Treason or under the Public Order Act should be avoided by any government that embraces an open society. Threats...