Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Burning Issues

Government Suspends Public Gathering & School for 21 Days

By Nelson MannehPresident Adama Barrow has yesterday issued a statement suspending all public gathering henceforth.He said: “All schools, including universities, madrassas and daras or...

Gambia Confirms First Case of Coronavirus

Gambian Minister of Health Amadou Samateh has on Tuesday evening confirmed that the Gambia has recorded its first case of coronavirus after a Gambian...

How are Gambians to greet each other in the face of...

QUESTION OF THE DAYShaking hands and hugging each other are common ways of showing closeness or intimacy in The Gambia. We are now being...

Three Minors Allegedly Caused Fire Outbreak at Bakoteh Dumpsite

By Momodou Jarju & Nelson MannehOfficials of the Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) have told journalists that the Sunday fire incident at the Bakoteh dumpsite...

Minister of Health says Gambia is yet to register a confirmed...

Makutu MannehGambia Minister of Health Amadou Samateh on Sunday said Gambia is yet to register a case of coronavirus."The Gambia is yet to register...

What should be the reaction of the Gambia Government to the...

QUESTION OF THE DAYUmaru Fofana of the BBC gave the following report in the Programme ”Africa Eye “ : According to Mr Fofana a...

Coronavirus or Not? The Tale of Colley, Sampdoria and a Worried...

Shivers were inevitably sent down the spines of The Gambia –a tiny West African nation with no less than a two million population –when...

Residents Vacate Their Homes as Bakoteh Dumpsite Catches Fire

By Yankuba JallowResidents living east of the Bakoteh dumpsite were on Sunday forced to vacate their homes after the dumpsite caught fire.People locked their...

Hon Drammeh Says Disputed Land In Jeshwang Is Reserved for Institutional...

By Nelson MannehMr Alagie Drammeh the National Assembly member for New Jeshwang Constituency has on Saturday, 14th March 2020 said the garden in dispute...

Gambia Suspends Overseas Travels by Public Officials to Curb Spread of...

State House on Friday said the Government through the Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service has sent out a circular informing public...

What will the Presidents of The Gambia and Senegal discuss today

QUESTION OF THE DAYGambians would want the two presidents to finally agree on the demarcation of the borders of these two countries once and...

When will the TRRC submit its interim report to the president?

QUESTION OF THE DAYForoyaa will reach out to the Commission to find out when it will submit its interim report as stipulated under section...

Trouble for Gambia in the Wake of Italy Lockdown after Caf...

By Sulayman BahGambia have found itself disadvantaged after Caf said the Scorpions match with Gabon will go ahead, Foroyaa Sport can report.Gambia face Gabon...

Central River Region Has the Highest Incidence of Poverty- UNDP PUDC...

By Ndey SoweThe United National Development Program (UNDP) Program for Accelerated Community Development (PACD) feasibility study report indicated that Central River Region has the...

CDS Massaneh Kinteh Relieved From Duty Redeployed to Foreign Service

By Makutu MannehLt. General Masanneh N. Kinteh, the former Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has been relieved from...

Six French Nationals, 4 Senegalese Arrested for Alleged possession of weapons

By Lamin FattySix French nationals and 4 Senegalese believe to be bird hunters, were on Monday 9th March 2020, arrested in Fatoto by personnel...

Can a Gambian nation, encircled by Senegal, survive by promoting ethno...

QUESTION OF THE DAYGambia will be the weakest and most fragile nation on earth if it promotes and consolidates ethnolinguistic separation. One could say...

Alleged Attack, Abduction at Border Village in URR

Reports reaching Foroyaa indicate that on Saturday March 7th 2020 at around 17:27 hours, some Senegalese Security forces entered the border village of Garawol...

‘Jobe Kunda’ Family Claim Encroachment on Their Landed Property

By Louise JobeSheriff Jobe, Fatou Jobe, Awa Jobe and Adama Jobe, all family members of the late Alhagie Yusupha Jobe, on Saturday February 22nd...

Will there be free education at Gambia College Basse?

QUESTION OF THE DAYBuilding an institution is different from sustaining it. The only development worth taking on is a sustainable one.The lesson of Gambia...