Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Burning Issues

Daylight Armed Robbery In Brikama

By Mustapha Jallow Reports received by this medium indicate that there was an armed robbery on Monday 9th April 2018, between the hours of 10 and...

Woman Dies From Gunshot Wound

By Mustapha Jallow Fatou Manneh, a woman in her 40s, died after being hit by a stray bullet while picking cashew-nuts near the Lance Corporal Bojang...

How Many Female Participants In The Council Elections And Their Fate?

QUESTION OF THE DAY There are 120 seats being contested in the council elections. This is the council election which has witnessed the largest number...

GPA Increases Tariff On River Crossing

By: Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) has now increased the tariffs of ferry services countrywide. Speaking to passengers, they all held that the increment...

Are Prices Of Commodities Going Down After The Lowering Of Taxes?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Complaints from readers indicate that people are not seeing a correlation between reduction of customs and excise duties and reduction of...

Corporal Bah’s Body Found in a Well

By Mustapha Jallow The corpse of Corporal Baboucarr M.S Bah of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), was on Thursday 5th April 2018, found inside a well...

Should Family Members Be Prevented From Attending Court-Martials?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Court cases are required to be transparent. That is why they are required to be open to public scrutiny. Court-martials are...

Why Is The Old Style Of Arrest Continuing When Truth And...

QUESTION OF THE DAY One would have thought that the criticisms levied against the previous regime of arresting people at odd hours would be a...

Navy Bojang Detained

By Mustapha Jallow Corporal Seedy Bojang, a member of the Navy of the Gambia Armed Forces in Banjul, was arrested by officers stationed at Denton...

Should Any Candidate In The Council Election Use President Barrow’s Name...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The answer is in the negative. No candidate should use President Barrow’s name or picture to canvass for votes. Foroyaa will...

Private Jarju Detained

By Mustapha Jallow Private Dembo L. Jarju, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces, was on Thursday, 29th March 2018, arrested and detained at the...

Scattred Janneh Called For Questioning

By Louise Jobe / Hatab Nyang             Dr. Ahmed Scrattered Janneh, the erstwhile Minister of Information during the regime of ex- President Yaya Jammeh, was called...

Where Does Old Gambia End And Where Does New Gambia Start?

QUESTION OF THE DAY It is important for the current Gambian authorities to come to the decision on where old Gambia ends and new Gambia...

Doctors Resume Work

By Saikou Suwareh Jabai Following their meeting with the Vice President Madam Jallow Tambajang, the resident doctors who went on strike, have resumed work yesterday...

How Does Government Aim To Address The Problem Of Load Shedding...

QUESTION OF THE DAY How Does Government Aim To Address The Problem Of Load Shedding In The Greater Banjul Area? NAWEC did promise that by December...

Two Soldiers Arrested

By Mustapha Jallow Two serving members of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), were arrested at the Banjul International Airport upon arrival from their mission in...

Corpse of Adult Male Found At Lamin Sanchaba

By Louise Jobe The death body of a middle age man was found lying on a veranda at Lamin Sanchaba on Sunday, 23rd March 2018....

NIA Chief of Security Detained

By Mustapha Jallow James Mendy, the Chief of Security at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) was arrested and detained at Police headquarters in Banjul on...

When Will Government Resume The Issuing Id Cards?

QUESTION OF THE DAY NAMs talk about it, citizens complain about it and institutions that often demand for it during transactions, such as banks, are...

Land Dispute Between Berending, Gunjur Darboe Kunda

By Louise Jobe / Hatab Nyang  Foroyaa has been informed of a land dispute between the Darboe Kunda family of Gunjur and residents of Berending...

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