Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Burning Issues

How Is The Groundnut Trade Season Faring?

QUESTION FOR THE DAYThe government declared the date of commencement of the trade season as 16th December 2019. Since then Foroyaa has been visiting...

Police Detain Man for Allegedly Insulting Government’s Spokesperson

By Hatab Nyang and Louise JobeA native of Nuimi Jurunku cum resident of Dippa Kunda was on Saturday, 20th December 2019 arrested by security...

Why Did The Security Stop The Vehicles From Banjul From Crossing...

QUESTION OF THE DAYFrom 12 pm, the security stopped vehicles from Banjul from crossing the bridge causing many passengers to jump out of their...

Should Groups Threaten To Oppose The Draft Constitution

QUESTION OF THE DAYGambia already has a constitution. There are those who claim that the portion in the draft constitution on marriage will be...

Should Gambians Live Their Fate To Competition Between Three Years ‘Jotna’...

Question of the DayIt is being spread that a group in support of Barrow is also trying to organize a procession. Is this true?Foroyaa...

What Would Happen If Barrow Were To Resign Now?

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe answer is simple. Section 65 of the Constitution does not provide for election if the president were to resign. If...

Govt Spokesperson Receives Petition Paper from Three Years Jotna

By Mustapha JallowEbriama Sakareh, the government spokesperson has on 16th December, received a petition paper from Operation Years Jotna, that urges President Barrow to...

Protesters Demand President Barrow Honours Coalition Agreement

By Nelson Manneh & Kebba MamburayThe ‘Three Years Jotna’ Movement has yesterday the 16th of December 2019 staged their protest, from Sting Corner near...

Is Debt Being Taken Without Proper Safeguards On Their Repayments?

QUESTION FOR THE DAYThat is the question that the government has to answer. Twenty-five million dollars has been taken from China in the name...

Government spokesperson says Soldiers, Police and Fire Officers Died during the...

By Mustapha JallowEbrima Sankareh, the government spokesperson has on 11th December, said there were some Police officers, soldiers and Fire services officers who died...

What Are People Expecting From The ‘Three Years Jotna’ March?

QUESTION OF THE DAYOpinions are divided. Many of those who have businesses in the Kanifing Municipality are still not convinced that the ‘three year...

The Story On Nigerians Caught with Children in Busumbala, West Coast...

Note: This is a Developing Story and will be updated laterFarato Police Station, The Gambia—In the wake of a story alleging that some Nigerians...

UDP National President Resigns

By Momodou JarjuDembo Bojang, commonly known as Dembo by-force, has resigned as the National President of the United Democratic Party (UDP).He tendered his resignation...

Edward Singhatey Sues Attorney General

By Yankuba JallowEdward Singhatey, an ex-vice chairman of the redundant Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council (AFPRC) has appealed against the findings of the defunct...

How Could The IGP Accord A Permit To A Movement And...

QUESTION OF THE DAYEvery Gambian is entitled to freedom of association and freedom of assembly including political association and assembly. Most Gambians see the...

Did The IGP Put An Embargo On Meetings By Political Parties?

QUESTION OF THE DAYRegistered political parties are not ordinary institutions. They are recognised by law as political associations with members who are empowered to...

Police Refuse GDC’s Request for Permit

By Yankuba JallowThe Gambia Police Force (GPF) have refused to grant permit to The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) to hold meetings.GDC wrote to the...

Are The Returnees From Mauritania Receiving Proper Attention?

QUESTION OF THE DAYNothing can be more tragic than to face death and escape while dozens fall victim to the ocean and its currents...

Barra Alkalo In Police Custody

By Makutu Manneh & Mustapha Jallow Gambian Police have on Monday, 9th December invited the Alkalo of Barra, Alagie Faye for questioning at the Police headquarter...

Are The Gambian Authorities Ready To Receive The Returnees From Mauritania?

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe share number of Gambian youth who came from surrounding villages in Barra to take their boats towards Europe confirms that...