Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Burning Issues

Are The Teachers Union And Teachers In Unison?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Unions in their proper sense are designed to engage in bargaining between employees and employers in order to reach amicable conclusion....

Passengers Decry Sore Sight Of Banjul ...

Passengers plying the Banjul / Barra crossing point, have lamented the sore sight of the terminal entrance, especially during the rainy season. Most of...

‘Teachers For Change’ Meet Vice President

By Yankuba Jallow 'Teachers for Change' Task Force (TFC), Tuesday September 25th, met the Vice President Ousainou Darboe at his office, to discuss issues surrounding their sit-down strike. Speaking...

Vox Pop On Concerns Over Cost ...

By Kebba Secka Following Government’s announcement of four hundred and fifty dalasi (D450) as cost of the new biometric National Identity Card, the public outcry received...

Will The Faraba Banta Commission Report Be Made Public?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Constitution of the Republic gives the President two options upon receipt of a report of a Commission of Inquiry. Section...

Teachers Continue To Stay Away From Work

By Louise Jobe Teachers who are part of the newly formed pressure group ‘Teachers for Change’ (TFC), have stayed away from work since Schools reopened on...

Should The President’s Tour Of The Country Be Utlised To Promote...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The answer is in the negative. The president’s tour is not financed by political parties or groups. It is financed by...

Kairaba Hotel Workers On Brief ‘Sit-Down’ Strike

By Louise Jobe Workers at the Kairaba Beach Hotel, last Wednesday September 19th 2018, went on a brief sit down strike, to protest against their...

‘Backway’ Migrants Rescued ...

By MUHAMMED S. BAH 72 intending irregular migrants on a local fishing boat, were yesterday rescued along the coastline of Guinea Bissau, by a South...

Commuters, Drivers Decry Poor Condition of Roads

By Nelson Manneh Drivers and commuters plying the Latrikunda Sabaji Nema road, Friday September 21st 2018, decried the horrible conditions of the inundated road of...

Is Foroyaa Invited To Janneh Commission To Deliver Past Copies Of...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Foroyaa Managing Editor is asked to bring an edition of the newspaper which it had published. Apparently the Commission has...

Teachers Set To Go On Strike

By Yankuba Jallow Hundreds of teachers attended the Teachers For Change meeting at Abuko Upper Basic School yesterday to renew their commitment to go on...

Do We Have Any Detainees Without Trial In The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Anybody who is suspected of committing an offence, including treason or subversion, must be brought before court within 72 hours. At...

Nema Residents Decry Lack of Water, Electricity

By Nelson Manneh Residents of Nema Alkali Village in the West Coast Region, lament the poor supply of water and electricity in their area, from...

Will The Insults Being Exchanged In Cyber Space Result In Court...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The President has proposed that draconian media laws will be repealed. This simply means that the society should find ways of...

Food Security: Government seeks help

The Government of The Gambia has made a passionate plea for assistance yesterday to offset the food security challenges it anticipates in the short...

‘Teachers For Change’ Insist Nothing ...

By Momodou Jarju/Nelson Manneh/Yankuba Jallow/ Louise Jobe  Members of the taskforce for ‘Teachers for Change’ (TFC), insist that nothing can stop them from embarking on...

Is Groundnut Oil Being Produced In The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Gambian people are yet to know that groundnut oil is being exported from The Gambia. Foroyaa will give the readers...

Are The Parties Truly Committed To The MoU Of The IPC?

QUESTION OF THE DAY It is important for the public to question anybody who utilizes inflammatory or derogatory language against political opponents to know the...

Teachers Get Conflicting Messages On Strike Action

By Yankuba Jallow Gambian teachers have been receiving conflicting messages from teachers’ association/unions. While the established Gambia Teachers Union is urging teachers to report to...

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