Monday, July 16, 2018

Burning Issues

When Will The President Tour The Country?

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to media reports President Barrow has indicated that he has secured fertiliser and seeds for the farmers and very soon...

Talinding Farokono Residents Concerned About Construction, Blockage Of Waterways

By Saikou Suwareh Jabai / Nelson Manneh Residents of Talinding Farokono during the weekend, expressed serious concern on the construction of new sites along the...

Will The Price Of Fertiliser Be Reduced?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Minister of Agriculture told Foroyaa in an interview of government’s intention to further reduce the price of fertiliser. According to...

Life Of The Rural People Gambia @ 53 Making Rural...

This Column is meant to monitor and report on issues that concerns the people in rural communities, in terms of how their development is...

Who Is Responsible For Protecting Burial Grounds?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Area and Municipal Councils have the responsibility to protect and take care of burial grounds. It is therefore strange that any...

Passamass Villagers Nab Man With Locally Made Gun, Cutlass

By Mustapha Jallow Foroyaa has received confirmation from Police spokesperson Superintendent David Kujabi, regarding the armed man who was nabbed by Mamudu Danso and some...

Are The Banks Ready For Business?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The present government, like past governments, is making it known that the private sector is the engine of growth. The private...

Clash Between Police, Taneneh Villagers ...

By Louise Jobe  Incidents of severe clashes took place between the villagers of Taneneh and Police Intervention Unit (PIU) personnel, over the refusal of some...

Wounded GFRS Officer Discharged, ...

By Mustapha Jallow  Ansumana Drammeh, the Gambia Fire Rescue Service officer (GFR) who was hit by a bullet in the Jahanka border villagers’ fracas, has...

How Is The Constitutional Review Commission To Be Financed?

QUESTION OF THE DAY This institution requires the support necessary to make them viable. Foroyaa will investigate how much it would take to finance the...

Tension Diffuses At Serrekunda Market After Police, Vendors Confrontation

By Yankuba Jallow / Kebba AF Touray    Scuffles erupted after tension mounted at the Serrekunda Market following a massive destruction of tables belonging to...

Tension between Police and Tananeh villagers

By Louise Jobe  According to reports a young man died in Taneneh village in Kombo South District, West Coast region in a clash between PIU...

Who Are The Members Of The Constitutional Review Commission?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Chairperson who is nominated by the Chief Justice is Justice Cherno Jallow, the Vice Chairperson who is nominated by the...

What Happens When A Fishing Vessel Is Accused Of Illegal Fishing?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa is investigating an allegation that fishing vessels, accused of illegal fishing, are still not processed according to the due process...

Gambian/Senegalese Authorities Hold Border Crisis Talks As Tension...

By Mustapha Jallow          Special security envoys from Gambia and Senegal, held face to face border crisis talks on Saturday June 2nd 2018, at around 10...

PIU Officers Stationed In Faraba Banta Village

By Louise jobe  The Police Intervention Unit of the Gambia Police Force, have been stationed in Faraba Banta village in Kombo East District West Coast...

How Are People Living In The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The problem with Gambian salaries is that they are far below the cost of living of many public servants. Those who...

How Far Have The Authorities Gone To Resolve The Jahanka Problem?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Alkalos on both sides are ready for mediation. It is important to emphasise that the rainy season is fast approaching...

Village Elders Associate Themselves With Protesters Against Sand Mining

By Louise Jobe Alieu Gibba, a village elder of Faraba Banta, told this reporter that it is not only the youths of the village who...

Will Fertiliser Be Accessible And Affordable?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Minister of Agriculture received the first consignment comprising 1000 bags of fertiliser and announced that two more consignments will arrive...

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