Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Burning Issues

Gov’t Calls for Calm Amid Worries of British Airline Bankruptcy

By Momodou Jarju  The Government of The Gambia is calling for calm from Gambians and all holiday makers amid what it called the “devastating” news...

Should Prisoners Be Sentenced To Hard Labour?

QUESTION OF THE DAYOne of the most pitiful scenes to see as one drives on the highway to Banjul, is prisoners using crude tools...

How should a government function to avoid the scenario which led...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe answer is simple. The Constitution has created provision to avoid such scenario. Section 227(1) of the Constitution states:“In this Constitution, unless a contrary intention appears-(a)     any  reference to a power of appointment  to an office  shall  be con­strued  as including a reference  to the power to appoint  a person to act in or perform the functions of thatoffice;(b)      any reference to the holder of an office by a term designating  his or...

KMC React to Serrekunda Market Vendors’ Claim

By Makutu MannehThe Kanifing Municipal Council have on Tuesday, 24th September 2019 reacted to the Foroyaa Newspaper publication about the claims of the Serrekunda...

St. Peter’s Administrative Block Burnt to Ashes

By Louise JobeThe administrative block of St. Peter’s junior and secondary school was consumed by fire in the early hours of Tuesday morning.Mr. Frances...

Did the National Assembly make an error by voting by show...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Did the National Assembly make an error by voting by show of hands?When the motion was made for sittings to be...

Fallen tree obstructs Traffic in Bwiam

Lamin Fatty Traffic in Bwiam on the South Bank halted for more than 7 hours on Monday 23rd September 2019, after a big tree fell...

Lawmakers Suspend Session, Demand Appearance of President or Vice President

By Nelson MannehLawmakers at the National Assembly today, the 23rd of September 2019, suspended sittings and demanded for the appearance of the President or...

Police Arrest Alkalo, 2 Others in Sambang Mandinka

By Kebba AF Touray & Yankuba JallowPersonnel of the Police Intervention Unit (PIU) have arrested 3 people in Sambang Mandinka following a fracas on...

Fisheries Director Denies Issuing Chinese Vessels Licence to Operate

By Makutu Manneh & Mustapha JallowThe country's director of Fisheries said his department has not issued any permit to Chinese fishing vessels to land and...

Will The Nams Be Giving A Fitting Assessment Of President Barrow’s...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa will be at the National Assembly today to hear what the National Assembly members would say on the contentious issue...

US Authorities Arrest ‘Jungular’ Michael Correa

By: Nelson MannehThe US Department of Homeland Security have on Tuesday arrested and detained an officer of The Gambia Armed Forces for immigration violations.Kathryn...

Why did Barrow ignore the debate around his tenure of office...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe best opportunity President Barrow had in putting a final settlement on the controversy around his tenure was to announce his...

Will those whose lands have been seized and buildings demolished have...

QUESTION OF THE DAY A number of people have approached Foroyaa to question whether the Janneh Commission has recommended a speedy recovery of properties seized....

Have those who are banned from holding public office been served...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa has been trying to find out from those against whom adverse findings have been made by the Janneh Commission, whether...

578 Diplomatic Passports Issued in 2017- Minister Tangara

 By:Kebba AF TourayMomodou Tanagra, Gambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister, on Tuesday told legislators that the Foreign Affairs Ministry issued 578 diplomatic passports in 2017.He disclosed...

NAWEC Electric Cable Claims Life of 12-Year boy

By Nelson MannehElectrical Cable on Saturday 14 September 2019 claimed the life of a twelve-year-old boy residing in New Jeshwang, in the Kanifing Municipality. Alagie...

Will President Barrow Make An Official Announcement When He Addresses Parliament...

QUESTION OF THE DAY President Barrow is to address Parliament on Thursday 19th September. Despite the national debate on his tenure, he is yet to make...

Faraba Victim Complains of Negligence By Government

By Makutu Manneh Bubacarr Darbo, a victim of Faraba Banta incident has complained of being neglected by the Government.Darbo said he suffered from a gun-shot...

What Lesson Is The State Teaching In Giving Permit To ‘Three...

QUESTION OF THE DAYA permit was issued to ‘Three Years Jotna’ to hold a rally. Apparently the leaders of the movement have taken a...