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Two Senegalese Fishermen entering Gambia intercepted, quarantined

By Ndey SoweOn Sunday 29th of March, two Senegalese fishermen, who claimed to be running away from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in their country,...

Over 200 Julbrew workers risk losing their Job

By Nelson MannehMore than two hundred (200) workers of the Banjul Breweries Limited (Julbrew) are at risk of losing their jobs as the company’s...

Are there Emergency Powers Regulations?

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe Constitution empowers the president to declare a state of public emergency under section 34 of the Constitution. However, it does...

How long will the state of public emergency last?

QUESTION OF THE DAYSection 34 of the Constitution empowers the president to declare a state of public emergency and section 35 calls for the...

Police Arrest Traders for Over pricing Commodities

By Mustapha JallowGambian Police on Monday confirmed that several businessmen have been arrested by state security agents for violating measures introduced by the government...

Coronavirus Cripples Gambia’s Leisure Industry

By Yankuba JallowGambian hoteliers and restaurateurs are lamenting the economic impact of the Coronavirus on their businesses after President Adama Barrow gave instructions for...

No one allowed to Cross Karang-Amdalai Border

By Mustapha JallowNo person is allowed to cross the Amdalai-Karang border crossing point except diplomats and vehicles carrying foodstuffs.This move is in response to...

Passengers want Government to regulate number of passengers vehicles carry

By Nelson MannehPassengers are calling on the government to address the issue of overcrowding in vehicles.The reporter visited some car parks and observed that...

How Many Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Have Been Announced By The...

The health authorities have confirmed three cases of COVID-19 since the first case was announced on 17th March, 2020. They are two males and...

SK Market Management, Vendors Committee Explain KMC’s Decision to Close Shops

By Yankuba Jallow & Isatou KanyiThe Manager of the Serrekunda Market on Thursday told Foroyaa that the decision to close shops at 6 pm...

Health Minister denies rumour of new confirmed case of Coronavirus in...

By Ndey SoweThe Minister of Health on Wednesday dispelled the social media rumour suggesting that there is a new confirmed case of Coronavirus in...

How should the minister of health show transparency regarding the observatories...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe ministry has to provide media practitioners from all media houses with appropriate outfits and disinfectants to visit all places where...

Is the media fully sensitised on how to handle COVID-19?

QUESTION OF THE DAYIt is common to find different opinions being expressed in the media regarding the origin of COVID-19. Scientists say that it...

Serrekunda Market Vendors Lose Customers amidst the Coronavirus Scare

By Isatou KanyiVendors at Serekunda market, the country’s busiest, have described how they continue to lose customers amidst fears of the deadly coronavirus that...

Police Close Shops At Serrekunda Market, Vendors Asked to Disperse

By Yankuba JallowMunicipal police and some police officers from the Gambia Police Force on Wednesday instructed all shops in the Serrekunda Market to close.The...

How many by-elections are to be held before the next presidential,...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe resignation of the councillor for Kerr Jarga Ward in Jokadu will lead to a by-election. The transition provided a different...

Fishmeal Factories Temporary Closed Down

By Hatab NyangThe three Fishmeal Factories in Kombo South District, West Coast Region namely Nessim Fishmeal Factory (NFF) in Sanyang, Golden Lead Fishmeal Factory...

Gambia Confirms third case of Coronavirus

By Ndey Sowe & Lamin Fatty (Basse)The Gambia has on Tuesday 24th March, 2020 confirmed the third case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.This...

Director Of Health Promotion Says 133 People Are Under Quarantine

By Ndey SoweModou Njai- Director of Health Promotion at the Ministry of Health has told journalists that one hundred and thirty- three people are...

Gambia Records First Death Case of Coronavirus

By Ndey SoweThe Government of the Gambia through the Ministry of Health has confirmed the first death from the Coronavirus (COVID 19) in the...