Friday, July 19, 2019

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Lie Saine Continues His Defence in Sedition Trial

By Yankuba Jallow  A former Lawmaker for Banjul Central Abdoulie Saine, on Friday July 12th, continued with his defence regarding his criminal trial on charges...

Soldiers Want Their Conviction To Be Invalidated

By Yankuba Jallow  Eight soldiers who were charged and convicted for treason, mutiny and other crimes have appealed before the Gambia Court of Appeal and...

Gambian Footballer In A Case Of Mistaken Identity: Signed Then Sacked...

By Sulayman Bah A Gambian player has been left bereft after thinking he’d achieved his long- harboured dream of playing in a top league only...

Lac2: ‘I Won the Fight, It’s Clear to Everyone’

By Sulayman Bah Lac2 Guier claims he clearly won Saturday’s wrestling combat against Boy Niang. Last weekend’s battle had many talking after an action ensued in...

Boy Niang: ‘Appealing Depends on my Staff’

By Sulayman Bah Boy Niang insists he is deserving of victory instead of the draw result against Lac2 Guier. Niang believes Lac2 went on all ‘fours’,...

What Is Responsible For The Frequent Deaths In The Country?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Funerals of the under seventies are increasing. Many people are wondering why people are not living up to ripe old age....

Ndey Tapha-Sosseh Narrates Attempts to Extradite Her

By Yankuba Jallow Ndey Tapha-Sosseh, a one-time President of The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has alleged that the Gambia Government has made several times attempts...

Continuation of Saidykhan’s Hostile Experience Under Jammeh’s Regime

By Momodou Jarju In continuation of his testimony last Wednesday, Abubacarr Saidykhan, narrated that in February 2009 he was the Foroyaa journalists assigned to investigate...

Update On Farato Demolition And Situation Of The Victims

By Louise Jobe In a one on one interview with Samba Baldeh, president of the Farato/Bafuloto/Bojang Kunda Victim’s Associations, on Wednesday July 10th 2019, gave...

‘State Media Was Jammeh’s Kingdom’ DA Jawo Tells TRRC

By Momodou Jarju The former Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, testified before the Truth Commission (TRRC) on Wednesday July 10th that the state media...

GPU President Says Freedom of Information, Expression Strengthens Good Governance

By Yankuba Jallow Sheriff Bojang Jnr. the President of The Gambia Press Union has told members of the Judiciary that freedom of information and expression...

Detained Soldiers Clock 25 Days Without Charge

By Mustapha Jallow Six Gambian soldiers are in their 25th day in military detention without charge, and this is a violation of Section 19 of the 1997 Constitution of the Gambia. Effort were made to get the...

Factory Staff Says They Make Diesel Fuel From Oil Waste

By Mustapha Jallow A staff of Infinity New Energy Enterprise (INEE), on Monday July 8th 2019, alleged that the Chinese factory situated at Nyambai Forest buys...

What Does The Office Of The Chief Justice Say On The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa decided to approach the Office of the Chief Justice for an explanation regarding the case of the Koina 24 as...

Abubacarr Saidykhan Recollects Hostile Experience under Jammeh’s Regime

By Momodou Jarju Former Foroyaa journalist, Abubacarr Saidykhan, Wednesday detailed his ordeal under the repressive rule of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh that lasted for...

Gambians Should Refrain from Helping Aliens Get ID Cards Says GID...

By Ndey Sowe Supt. Mamanding S. Dibba, PRO of The Gambia Immigration Department (GID), recently advised Gambians to refrain from helping aliens to get The...

NA Select Committee Visits Senegambia Bridge

By Awa B. Bah As part of their oversight function to monitor government projects across the country, the National Assembly Select Committee toured the Senegambia...

Will The Koina 24 Stay Remanded Until The End Of The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The high court will be on vacation until October after the end of this month. A Foroyaa reporter went to the...

GPU S/G Concludes Testimony on Human Rights Violations on Media

By Yankuba Jallow Saikou Jammeh, the Secretary-General of the Gambia Press Union on Tuesday, 9th March, concluded his testimony on gross human rights violations meted out...

Standard’s Editor-in-Chief Recollects His Tortures Under Jammeh’s Rule

By Yankuba Jallow Lamin Cham, the editor-in-chief of The Standard Newspaper Monday testified on tortures he went through under the 22 – year rule of...