Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Burning Issues

Health Ministry pushes for suspension of all congregational prayers

By Ndey SoweThe Ministry of Health wants the Executive to order for the suspension of all congregational prayers in the country.This request came after...

What should happen during a state of public emergency?

Question of the dayA state of emergency may be declared by the President under section 34 of the Constitution by proclamation published in the...

Gunjur Fish Landing Site Busier Than A Beehive, After President’s Ban...

By Hatab Nyang/Louise JobeSince the advent of the Corona Virus and the declaration by the President to suspend all public gatherings including Schools across...

Residents of Nema Kunku Decry Water Shortage, Amid Corona Virus Scare

By Nelson MannehResidents of Nema Kunku have bitterly complained that they still do not have water running in their homes after applying for water...

Gina Bass May Not Star in Tokyo as Athletes Rally Urging...

By Sulayman BahGambia’s Gina Bass may after all not get to star in the 2020 Olympics amid calls for the events cancellation.Also Africa’s women...

Gambia and Senegal Agree to Close Borders

By: Mustapha JallowGambia State Television on Saturday announced that Banjul and Dakar have mutually agreed to close their borders in a bid to control...

Kerr Jarrga Councillor Resigns From His Position

By Mustapha JallowAlpha M. Khan who was elected on a ticket of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), has resigned as Councillor of Kerr Jarrga-Ward...

GAF Clarifies CDS Drammeh’s Decision to Self Isolate amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Gambia Armed Forces on Saturday said the decision by the Gambia Chief of Defence Staff, Yakubu Drammeh, to self-isolate was to show not only...

Wuli East Parliamentarian Says, “Our Survival is at Risk” ...

By: Kebba AF TouraySuwaibou Touray, the National Assembly Member for Wuli East, has on Tuesday said the survival of the citizenry is at risk...

When Will Government Declare A State Of Emergency Due To Covid...

QUESTION OF THE DAYAs reports are received of the leaving of passengers who were kept in a hotel for observation after they disembarked in...

Africa Registers Seventeen Deaths from Covid-19, As the continent’s registers 633...

By MUHAMMED S. BAHInformation coming from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Office for Africa indicates that the death toll for coronavirus victims on...

Passengers from UK quarantined, isolated at Golden Beach Hotel

By Yankuba JallowPassengers on board the InterAir flight that landed on Wednesday, 18th March have been quarantined and kept at the Golden Beach Hotel...

Gambia Suspends Flights From Thirteen European Countries

Gambia has on Thursday placed entry restrictions on thirteen European countries amid the Coronavirus pandemic.A press release from State House reads: “Countries affected by...

What does the law say about the postponement of the date...

QUESTION OF THE DAYAfter the Niamina West seat became vacant due to the sudden demise of Demba Sowe, Foroyaa did quote section 84 which...

Sidia Jatta: Preventive and Curative Measures are requirements in Combating COVID-19

By: Kebba AF TouraySidia Jatta, the National Assembly Member for Wuli West, has told his fellow lawmakers that preventive and curative measures are fundamental...

Former Workers at Basse-Wuli Bridge apply for permit to demonstrate against...

By Yankuba JallowWorkers at the Basse-Wuli Bridge who had in January applied for permit at the Police to demonstrate what they described as poor...

National Assembly Suspends Sessions Amid coronavirus outbreak

By: Kebba AF TourayThe Speaker of the National Assembly Mariama Jack Denton has suspended the first session of the 2020 Legislative sessions of the...

TRRC public hearings suspended till June

By Yankuba JallowThe public hearings of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) have been suspended till the first week of June 2020.The decision...

Have you given your final proposal to the CRC?

QUESTION OF THE DAYGambians at home and the Diaspora should have by now been able to go through the draft proposal made by the...

Sports In The Gambia Risk Halting As Coronavirus Positive Case Emerges

By Sulayman BahSports in the country could be put on pause following news of Gambia experiencing a positive case of the covid-19.The news comes...