Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Burning Issues

Consumers Complain Of Increment In Bread Price

By Nelson Manneh Barely half a year since the price of a loaf of bread was reduced from D7 to D6, consumers have started complaining...

What Is The Purpose Of A Commission Of Inquiry?

QUESTION OF THE DAY A commission of inquiry aims to speed up the dispensation of justice. This is why the most the commissioners could do...

When Will The Corner’s Inquest Into The Death Of Louis Gomez...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa has been reliably informed of a visit to the prison by the Coroner but a date is yet to be...

Should Chiefs Display Their Party Colours?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Chiefs are the Presidents of District Tribunals. In that respect they are part of the judiciary and do hold court cases. The...

What Is False News

QUESTION OF THE DAY Who on earth has not spread information that is later found not to be a fact? Only a person who does...

What Is The Best Way Of Assisting The CRC?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Section 199 subsection (1) of the Constitution states: “The functions of the National Council for Civic Education shall be- to create and...

Why Is Torture Still Being Alleged By Accused Persons In Court?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Cabinet should include in its agenda discussion on the alleged use of torture to get confession. It is becoming frequent for...

Outbreak Of ‘Dengue’ In Neighbouring Senegal ...

By Louse Jobe  Information coming from the sister Republic of Senegal, report an outbreak of ‘Dengue’, a viral disease spread by mosquitoes. The outbreak is...

Is The World Ready For The Exodus Of Hundreds Of Thousands...

The danger is looming. Foroyaa has been warning the government on a daily basis but no sign of remedy is in the offing. Foroyaa...

When Will The Coroner’s Inquest Into The Death Of Louie Gomez...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Coroner’s Inquest into the death of Louie Gomez is urgent in order for families to truly know how the death...

Fate of 17 teachers at Tallinding U. B. S. to be...

By Louise Jobe The fate of the 17 teachers from Tallinding Upper Basic School who were not given teaching timetable since the beginning of this...

PEC Sittings Stalled as GCAA Fail to Bring Auditors

By Yankuba Jallow Sittings of the Public Accounts Committee of the National Assembly (PEC), was yesterday stalled by the Gambia Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), to...

National Assembly Gives Final Ultimatum to BCC

By Yankuba Jallow The National Assembly Select Committee on Local Government, gave the Banjul City Council a final ultimatum to produce all the necessary Financial...

226 Fishermen die, others missing in 2years Sub Regional Authorities Urged...

By MUHAMMED S. BAH Green Peace Africa an International Organization has disclosed that over the past 2 years, at least 226 fishermen have lost their...

Has The State Come To Full Settlement Regarding The Case For...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Many people were surprised when students of Tallinding Upper Basic School took to the street to march to Region One Office...

Talinding U.B.S. Teachers And Students March To Region 1 Office

By Louise Jobe Teachers and students of Talinding upper basic school went on the streets and marched to Region 1 Regional Office on Monday 22...

Soaring Food, Basic Commodity Prices

BY: MORRO ML MINTEH The price of Commodities has yet again increased across major markets in the Municipality and the rest of the country. This...

How Many Stateless Persons Will The Deprivation Of Id Cards Create...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The issuing of ID cards should be scrutinised by independent and impartial observers. The UN, AU and ECOWAS should engage the...

When Will The Faraba Banta Commission Of Inquiry Report Be Published?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The significance of establishing a commission of inquiry is to allow an independent view of a situation to guide policy decisions....

Has The Chief Justice Started On The Right Footing In Appointing...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The announcement of the death in prison custody of Louis Gomez, former Deputy Director of the National Intelligence Agency in the...