Saturday, September 21, 2019

Burning Issues

Will The State Give A Report To The National Assembly On...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe National Development Plan has priority areas. Hence the state needs to give a comprehensive report to the National Assembly on...

Border Alkalos Urge Both Gov’ts To Resolve Border Problem Urgently

By Mustapha Jallow (reporting from Jahanka/Kerr Seny border)The Alkalos Jahanka in The Gambia and Kerr Seny in Senegal have called on the Governments of...

Villagers of Faraba Banta Protest Against Sand Mining

By: Kebba AF TourayThe community of Faraba Banta village in the West coast Region, Saturday May 26th, protested against sand mining in their community,...

Amir Jah Dwells on High Cost of Hajj Tickets, Related Matters

By: Kebba AF TourayThe Office in charge of Gambia Pilgrims’ Affairs (OGPA), convened a press conference on Friday May 25th, to deal with issues...

When Will The Law Be Respected In The Issuing Of Id...

QUESTION OF THE DAYAll Gambians above 18 years have been transformed into law breakers by the state which is yet to issue ID cards...

G4 Security Guards Demand Better Remuneration

By Kebba Secka The G4 Security (G4S) guards attached to the US Embassy, Tuesday May 22, took to the streets demanding better working conditions. The...

GAF Deploys Troop In Jahanka aimts Threats To Villagers

By Mustapha JallowA fully loaded  military truck of members of the Gambia Armed Forces were deployed to Jahanka village in the Central River Region...

Will Foroyaa Have A Radio Station?

QUESTION OF THE DAYMany Senegalese newspapers like WalFadjri moved to have radio and television stations. What is holding Gambian newspapers that are the first...

‘The Armed Group Threatens To Attack Us Again’

By Mustapha JallowMod-Talla Boye, the Alkalo of Jahanka village in the Central River Region (CRR), told Foroyaa that the armed group from neighbouring Senegal,...

Violent Clashes Between Border Villages ...

By Mustapha JallowA group of armed men from neighboring Senegal launched an attack on Jahanka village on the Gambian side of the border, where a Fire and...

What Is The State Of Constitutional And Electoral Reform?

QUESTION OF THE DAYIt is important for the public to know that a law has been enacted to constitute a Constitutional Review Commission which...

How Will The Country Address A Growing Debt Crisis And Price...

QUESTION OF THE DAYForeign exchange is needed to service debts and pay for imports. In addition to this Gambia is also increasing its dependency...

Sami District Chief Removed

By Louise jobeMr.  Demba Jallow, a resident of Jalakoto Village, has been removed from his position of Seyfo of Sami District in CRR and...

Have Five Chiefs Been Removed From Office Before The Mayoral/Chairpersonship Elections?

QUESTION OF THE DAYCivil society should now be conducting its investigation and coming up with reports of violation of the Constitution. Rumours were rife...

Fuel Price increases again

By Awa B. Bah and Kebba SeckaThe pump price of fuel in The Gambia has been on the increase. The pump price of fuel...

Removal, Appointment Of Chiefs In New Gambia

By Louise JobeFollowing the removal of Chiefs (District Heads) after the Local Government Elections for Mayors and Chairpersons, this reporter approached the Ministry of...

Is The President Allowed To Remove Chiefs Without Any Cause?

QUESTION OF THE DAY:It is important to note that democracy does not condone impunity. Democracy calls for governance based on rules and procedures. The...

Foni Bintang Karanai Seyfo Removed

By Louise JobeMr Alfusainey Jarju has been removed from his position of Seyfo of Foni Bintang Karanai.Mr Jarju said that he was served with...

Deforestation ...

By: Momodou Conateh Decades Old Mahogany Tree Destroyed In Minutes By Chain Saw Trees are very important in human life but their continuous exploitation by man,...

Is UDP The Ruling Party Of The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAYMany people are confused by broadcasts which referred to the UDP as the ruling party of The Gambia. The Constitution equates...