Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Burning Issues

Long Suspensions Handed To Staff Of SSHFC

By Louise Jobe Reports reaching Foroyaa, indicate that eleven staff from the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC), have been suspended for six months...

Are The People Of Garawol And Diabugu Now Engaged In Dialogue?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Signs of a dialogue are not yet evident both sides in both communities are standing their grounds at the moment. The...

Nassim Fish-Meal Factory Pipes Set Ablaze

By Madiba Singhateh and Hatab Nyang Pipes laid from the Nassim fish-meal factory in Sanyang into the sea were on Wednesday, 5 December, 2018 set...

Id Cards Processing Interrupted For Four Hours

By Kebba Secka The Commissioner for ID cards, Mr Ebrima Manneh, on Thursday 6 December, confirmed the non-processing of cards at the Kanifing South Branch...

When Will The Groundnut Trade Season Commence?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Farmers are worried and they are asking when the groundnut trade season will commence. While this is a concern they are...

When Actions Contradict Policy: Horrific Healthcare Services in Rural Gambia

‘Sometimes, postnatal mothers use the floor to rest immediately after delivery because beds in postnatal wards are in extreme shortage’ By Kebba Jeffang Shortage of beds...

What Is Allocated To Health In The National Budget?

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to the estimates for the year 2019, out of a total budget of 28.73 billion dalasis, 1.162 billion dalasis is...

If There Is Death Penalty Who Will Want His Or Her...

QUESTION OF THE DAY It may sound just to say that a person who kills should be killed. However, it is also difficult to accept...

What Percentage Of The Budget Is Allocated To Education In The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to the estimates 2,069 million dalasis is allocated to education. This constitutes 7.2 percent of the 2019 budget. Foroyaa will...

What Is The Total Sum Government Could Raise To Finance The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to the statement of the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, the total revenue and grants in 2019 is projected...

How Much Of The Pledges Of 1.45 Billion Dollars Has Been...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa will investigate and make periodic assessment of how much of the total sum of pledges has been received and for...

How Much Do Agriculture, Industry And Services Contribute To The GDP...

QUESTION OF THE DAY In his speech to introduce the estimates for 2019 for review and approval by the National Assembly, the Minister of Finance...

Will The Office Of First Lady Feature In The 2019 ...

QUESTION OF THE DAY In the past the office of former president and first lady used to be provided. Foroyaa is investigating to find out whether...

NAWEC Threatens to Shut Down Power/Water Supply to Parastatals

By Yankuba Jallow The National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) has threatened to stop the supply of electricity and water to the State’s parastatals that...

Are King Makers Fishing For Kings Before The Contest For The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The month of November witnessed the flaring up of party political activities as if 2019 will be an election year. Red...

What Will Aid Agencies Do To Assist Fire Victim In Garawol?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The incident leading to fire outbreak that reduced Samba Nana Trawalleh’s house to rubbles should be followed by rapid assistance by...

Is Any Media House Privy To The Holding Of A Coroner’s...

The death of a high profile accused person in prison custody before the completion of a trial is not an ordinary event. This is...

Striking Staff At Social Security Warned To Resume Work

By Nelson Manneh A senior staff at the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation, who begged for anonymity, on Monday November 19th 2018, warned striking staff...

GTSC Bus Passengers Escape Death

 By Louise Jobe Fabuka Njie, Marking Manager and Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Gambia Transport Services Company (GTSC), said several passengers on board their bus...

What Has Happeneed To The Land Commission?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Land disputes continue unabated. The purpose of establishing the Land Commission is to facilitate speedy settlement of land disputes. There is...