Sunday, August 25, 2019

Burning Issues

Officers, Civilians Invited To Give Statement On Soldier’s Death

By Mustapha JallowThe spokesperson for the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Sunday told this medium that some security personnel and local civilians, were invited to...

‘Victim’s Center’ March In Demand For Justice From Government

By Yankuba Jallow / Louise Jobe Members of the Victims’ Center including family members and loved ones, held a protest march 17th April 2018, on Independence...

Bakoteh Dumpsite Bulldozer Faulty

By Madiba SinghatehThis reporter can confirm that the bulldozer stationed at the Bakoteh dumpsite, has stopped working two weeks ago.According to reports, the breakdown...

How Many People Voted In The Local Government Elections Compared To...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThis is the final phase of the 2016 – 2018 electoral cycle. The mayoral/chairpersonship elections will be the climax. 302,528 voters...

Foul Odour Emanates From Kotu Aqua Sanitary Field Kotu, Manjai Residents...

By Madiba SinghatehThe residents of Kotu and environ, have complained of the terrible odour that emanates from the Sanitary field in the swamps near...

Soldier Whose Corpse Was Found In Well, Finally Laid To Rest

By Mustapha JallowCorporal Baboucarr M.S Bah alias Sheriffo-Kujabi whose corpse was found in a well, was finally laid to rest in the cemetery of...

Gov’t Vows To Establish Truth In Students Massacre

By Kebba JeffangThe Gambia’s Justice Ministry on Tuesday April 10th, said the country is committed to establish the truth about the circumstances leading to...

Lone Armed Robber Still At Large

By Mustapha JallowThe lone armed robber who raided the Jah Oil Petrol station in Brikama on Monday 9th April 2018 and making off with...

Can The President Remove A Councillor Or Chairperson From Office?

QUESTION OF THE DAY During the last session of the National Assembly, the Assembly passed a bill repealing subsection (14) of section 20 of the...

Daylight Armed Robbery In Brikama

By Mustapha JallowReports 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 JallowFatou 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 JallowThe 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 JallowThe 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 DAYCourt 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 DAYOne 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 JallowCorporal 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 DAYThe 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 JallowPrivate Dembo L. Jarju, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces, was on Thursday, 29th March 2018, arrested and detained at the...