Wednesday, November 13, 2019

“Development must come through knowledge,” Halifa Sallah

By Yankuba JallowHonourable Halifa Sallah, the Secretary – General of the People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) said there cannot be meaningful...

“Development must come through knowledge,” Halifa Sallah

By Yankuba JallowHonourable Halifa Sallah, the Secretary – General...

Court Refuses Application For TRRC’s Executive Secretary To Testify

By Kebba SeckaJustice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court...

What Percentage Was Required To Approve The 1997 Constitution?

QUESTION OF THE DAYAccording to the Constitutional Review Commission...

The Diaspora and the Electoral System

The question of Diaspora participation has already been settled...

Ex-Police Officer Explains How He Las Labelled a Wizard

By Yankuba JallowA former police officer has on Tuesday...

Policeman Explains Involvement of Ex IGP in Jammeh’s Witch-Hunting Exercise

By Yankuba JallowA former Chief Disciplinary Officer (CDO) of...

Gambia Government Sues Myanmar For Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

By Makutu MannehThe Government of the Gambia has filed a case against Myanmar for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority of that country.According to...

Will There Be Confrontation In December?

QUESTION OF THE DAYMany people have been asking Foroyaa whether there are any indicators of the possibility regarding confrontation in December.It is a known...

The Budget Session Is In View

The National Assembly is expected to receive the estimates on the budget of the 2020 financial year. The priority areas need to be identified...

Farmers Dilate on Harvest Season

By Kebba AF Touray   Farmers in the rural area have expressed hope of better harvest in this year's harvest season. It could be recalled that the...

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Lorry carrying Juvenile Fish Intercepted by Gunjur Youths

By Hatab NyangA lorry alleged to be carrying juvenile fish was intercepted by  youth of...

Super Nawettan Organising Committee Deny Punishing Brikama

By Sulayman BahBrikama zonal football team has not been served with punishment according to...

Gambia Government Sues Myanmar For Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

By Makutu MannehThe Government of the Gambia has filed a case against Myanmar for...

Will There Be Confrontation In December?

QUESTION OF THE DAYMany people have been asking Foroyaa whether there are any indicators...

Farmers Dilate on Harvest Season

By Kebba AF Touray   Farmers in the rural area have expressed hope of better harvest...

PDOIS LAUNCH “GONGA” Set to enlighten Gambians

By Yankuba Jallow and Louise JobeThe People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS)...

For Throwing Stones, Insulting and Vandalism, Farafenni Served Bitter Pill of...

By Abdoulie Fatty and Sulayman BahFarafenni have been served sour portion of the coveted...

What are the positions of the political parties on President Barrow’s...

QUESTION OF THE DAYA review of the positions of the political parties in the...

When will the Court/TRRC tussle end?

No one had ever thought that the tussle would arise requiring a threat to...

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The Diaspora and the Electoral System

The question of Diaspora participation has already been settled...

Ex-Police Officer Explains How He Las Labelled a Wizard

By Yankuba JallowA former police officer has on Tuesday...

Policeman Explains Involvement of Ex IGP in Jammeh’s Witch-Hunting Exercise

By Yankuba JallowA former Chief Disciplinary Officer (CDO) of...

Gambian Player Banned For 2 Games

By Sulayman BahA Gambian player has been suspended for...

Lorry carrying Juvenile Fish Intercepted by Gunjur Youths

By Hatab NyangA lorry alleged to be carrying juvenile...
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Gambian Player Banned For 2 Games

By Sulayman BahA Gambian player has been suspended for two matches for indiscipline in Germany.Bakery Jatta left his second division German club Hamburg SV with having to complete the game with ten men after...

Burning Issues

What Percentage Was Required To Approve The 1997 Constitution?

QUESTION OF THE DAYAccording to the Constitutional Review Commission Decree a two thirds majority was required for the Constitution to come into force. This...

Lorry carrying Juvenile Fish Intercepted by Gunjur Youths

By Hatab NyangA lorry alleged to be carrying juvenile...

Will There Be Confrontation In December?

QUESTION OF THE DAYMany people have been asking Foroyaa...

What are the positions of the political parties on President Barrow’s...

QUESTION OF THE DAYA review of the positions of...

When will the Court/TRRC tussle end?

No one had ever thought that the tussle would...

Diesel Fuel Price Increases As Petrol Price Stabilize

By Makutu MannehPrices of fuel particularly diesel continues to...

What has the UDP leader said on the three years jotna...

QUESTION OF THE DAY“We’re asking Barrow to execute his...

Do Commissioners and Staff of the TRRC have any immunity?

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe Act establishing the TRRC provides...

Butcher Explains How They Were Arrested by the Police

By Mustapha JallowLamin Jallow, a butcher – who is...

750 Kg of Cocaine seized by Senegalese Navy, says DLEAG Spokesperson

By Ndey SoweDrug Law Enforcement Agency the Gambia (DLEAG)...

Press Releases

Government to Roll out a National Health Insurance Scheme in 2020

A Special Cabinet Meeting convened on Tuesday 5th November...

TRRC to hear testimonies on Ex-President Jammeh’s ‘witch-hunting exercise’

The TRRC will commence its tenth hearing next week...

Legal Affairs

Court Refuses Application For TRRC’s Executive Secretary To Testify

By Kebba SeckaJustice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court on Monday 11th November made a ruling setting aside an application for the Executive Secretary...

Ex-Police Officer Explains How He Las Labelled a Wizard

By Yankuba JallowA former police officer has on Tuesday...

Policeman Explains Involvement of Ex IGP in Jammeh’s Witch-Hunting Exercise

By Yankuba JallowA former Chief Disciplinary Officer (CDO) of...

Gambia Government Sues Myanmar For Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

By Makutu MannehThe Government of the Gambia has filed...

Court Orders Mentally Ill Murder Suspect To Be Detained In Solitary...

By Kebba SeckaThe High Cout in Banjul presided over...

Malanding, Olimatou Receive Injunction From WCR Group Tribunal Court

By Louise JobeThe West Coast Group Tribunal Court presided...

Lawyer Wants TRRC Executive Secretary Arrested

By Yankuba Jallow and Nelson MannehA defence lawyer on...

Prosecution Files for Stay of Proceedings in NIA 9 Case

By Yankuba Jallow and Nelson MannehThe prosecuting team in...

Murder Case of Two Tanka Tanka Inmates Resumes Today

By Madi S. NjieToday November 4th 2019, is the...

Group Tribunal Sits Over Talokoto/Busura Land Dispute

By Louise JobeThe West Coast Regional Group Tribunal on...

Human Rights

National Human Rights Institutions in Africa Lack Autonomy, Resources- Report

By Momodou JarjuA report by the African Peer Review...

Almamo Manneh’s Widow Accuses Ex-Interior Minister of Rape

By Yankuba Jallow The wife of late Almamo Manneh, a...

Sports

Kings of Africa: Gambia Beach Volleyball Stars Eying US$5000 Aspire Prize

By Sulayman BahKings of Africa beach volleyball Gambian-born Sainey Jawo and Mbye Jarra will be out today looking to grab  a staked US$5000 prize...

Gambian Player Banned For 2 Games

By Sulayman BahA Gambian player has been suspended for...

Super Nawettan Organising Committee Deny Punishing Brikama

By Sulayman BahBrikama zonal football team has not been...

For Throwing Stones, Insulting and Vandalism, Farafenni Served Bitter Pill of...

By Abdoulie Fatty and Sulayman BahFarafenni have been served...

Super Nawettan Top Scorer, Papis: “I’m Delight for Scoring”

By Matarr JassehBrikama’s Papa Nyassi is overwhelmed at his...

11 Goals in 11 Games –Meet Ensa Njie, the Hottest Gambian...

By Sulayman BahHe rarely gets a mention or notice...

Super Nawettan: Banjul, Gunjur Fire Blanks

By Abdoulie FattyBanjul and Gunjur yesterday settled for a...

Super Nawettan: Wins for East, Manjai, Kombo Central

By Abdoulie Fatty and Sulayman BahThe Africell-sponsored Super Nawettan...

Jobe, Mbye Win Title, Promotion to Sweden’s Premier League

By Sulayman BahGambian pair Babucarr Jobe and Mohammed Mbye...

Gambia Given Clear Mandate after Germany Withdraws from Pursuit of Bakery...

By Sulayman Bah Germany have cleared the road for Gambia...

International

Gambian Player Banned For 2 Games

By Sulayman BahA Gambian player has been suspended for...

11 Goals in 11 Games –Meet Ensa Njie, the Hottest Gambian...

By Sulayman BahHe rarely gets a mention or notice...

Meanwhile In Trending

PDOIS LAUNCH “GONGA” Set to enlighten Gambians

By Yankuba Jallow and Louise JobeThe People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) have on Sunday, 10th November 2019 launched their party magazine...

“Development must come through knowledge,” Halifa Sallah

By Yankuba JallowHonourable Halifa Sallah, the Secretary – General of the People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) said there cannot be meaningful...

Will There Be Confrontation In December?

QUESTION OF THE DAYMany people have been asking Foroyaa whether there are any indicators of the possibility regarding confrontation in December.It is a known...

Gambian Player Banned For 2 Games

By Sulayman BahA Gambian player has been suspended for two matches for indiscipline in Germany.Bakery Jatta left his second division German club Hamburg SV...

11 Goals in 11 Games –Meet Ensa Njie, the Hottest Gambian Striker in Europe

By Sulayman BahHe rarely gets a mention or notice in the back pages in Banjul. Perhaps, his level is to blame, but Ensa Njie...

Arts & Culture

‘Unfavorable Political Climate Undermined Gambia’s QPR Reporting’ Hassoum Ceesay

By Madi S. NjieAs the country reviews QPR reporting for the first time, the past hostile political climate was blamed for the Gambia’s failure...

‘Only One Gambian Artist Has Licensed His Work With CSG’ Creative Industry Director

By Makutu MannehSheikeh Omar Jallow, the Director of the Creative Industry has told Foroyaa that only one Gambian Artist has licensed his work with...

Gambia Music Union Dissolved

With MUHAMMED S. BAHWelcome to another edition of the Arts and Music, the Column that seeks to promote Arts, Music and Culture in the...

Gambia’s Afro Manding Artist Starts European Tour

With MUHAMMED S. BAHWelcome to another edition of Arts and Culture, the Column that seeks to promote Arts, Music and Culture in the Gambia....

‘Our Literary Sector Needs Surgery’ WAG Secretary General

By Momodou JarjuThe literary sector of the country needs surgery to develop and support writers, the young ones in particular, according to the new...

Women & Development

Reliance Bank Signs D50M Loan Facility With the Senegalo Gambia Women’s Federation

By Ndey SoweReliance Financial Services (RFS) on Thursday November 7th 2019, signed a D50 million load facility with the Senegalo Gambia Women’s Federation (SGWF).This...

First-ever Continental Summit to End Gender Based Violence Begins in Dakar

By Sarjo Camara-Singateh from Dakar The first ever African continental summit which aims to end Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage, has started in the...

From Borrower to Self-Employer: Young Gambian Start-up Business Story

By Momodou Jarju‘‘Like I always tell people, food is money,” said Francess Squire, age 23, living in Kololi. Every living soul needs to eat...

KMC launch D100 Million project to empower women

By Makutu MannehKanifing Municipal Council in collaboration with Reliance Financial Services Company has launched a hundred-million-dalasi women empowerment project called ‘Dollel Jigeen’.This project is...

The Plight of Rural Women

By: Amie SillahTheir life needs not be romanticized; it is their lived reality. She wakes up at dawn to pound the grain for breakfast,...

Health & Science

ASB Clinic Reopens

By Nelson MannehThe Ardeiter-Samariter Bund (ASB) clinic located in Dippa Kunda in the Kanifing Municipality has been reopened by the government.The clinic was closed...

‘Women Should Not Be Forced, Prevented From Family Planning’ UNFPA Country Representative

By Momodou JarjuThe United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) Country Representative Kunle Adeniyi, has told members of the National Assembly Select Committee on Health, Women,...

WHO Engage the Media on Mental Health Risks, Suicide

By Nelson MannehThe World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday the 31st of October 2019 engaged the media on the risks involved on mental health...

Food Testing Challenges for Export Bound Food Products

By Madi S. NjiePapa Secka, the Director General of Gambia Standards Bureau (GSB), has unveiled that the country lacks food testing machines, as a...

Government is Optimistic ASB Clinic Will Resume Operation

By Nelson MannehThe Director of Health Services at the Ministry of Health Dr. Mustapha Bittaye has on Wednesday, 30th October said Aradeiter Samariter Bund...

Education

Garbage heap forces closure of old yundum schools

By Kebba SeckaSchools in Old Yundum have temporarily closed due to unbearable stench from garbage heap in the environment.Speaking to this medium, the head...

Banjul North NAM Launches Campaign to Revitalise National Library

By Kebba TourayIn his latest routine visits to institutions within his constituency, Hon. Ousman Sillah, National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, on Friday,...

What should government do to address the inability of some Gambia College students to pay fees?

QUESTION OF THE DAYParents from the farming community are moving helter-skelter in search of financial assistance to have their children sustained at the college to...

Gambia College Orient New Intakes

By Muhammed KandehOver one hundred students have been enrolled at the Gambia College in Brikama on October 9th, 2019. As one of the oldest tertiary...

Gambians Asked To Refrain From Using Abusive Words In Whatsapp Forums

By Mustapha Jallow Ansumana Yabou, civic education officer at the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) has urged the community of Kaiaf, Kiang West to...