Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Burning Issues

Will There Be Voter Apathy In The Mayoral/Chairpersonship Election?

QUESTION OF THE DAYGambians now have the final opportunity to show that the power to determine who should govern the affairs of their central...

‘Gambia Remains A Fragile State’IMF Team Leader

By Awa B. Bah“Emerging from two decades of autocratic rule, the Gambia remains a fragile state with significant development and infrastructure gaps,” said Jaroslaw...

What Should Polling Agents Know In Order To Be Qualified?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Every candidate is entitled to appoint two polling agents to monitor polling at the polling station assigned to them. These polling...

Foreign ministry deplores how our youths are swindled to Qatar

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has deplored how young Gambians are swindled to Qatar with the hope of greener pastures only to be left...

Is The Government Preparing For The Cropping Season?

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe rainy season is fast approaching and some farmers have already cleared their fields while others are doing so. Farmers are...

How Long Will It Take The IEC To Come To A...

QUESTION OF THE DAY All eyes are open as the IEC struggles to come up with a final decision on the rejection of the candidature...

Five Arrested Over Gunjur Beach Protest

By Hatab Nyang. The Police Intervention Unit on Sunday 6th May 2018 arrested five people at Gunjur beach and one Sulayman Bojang from Youth Concern...

Headless Body of Infant Female Found

  By Mustapha Jallow The headless body of an infant female was found dumped in a Street in Kotu on Friday May 4th, Police Spokesman Superintendent David...

Is There A Time Limit For The IEC To Come To...

QUESTION OF THE DAYIt is important for the Gambian electorate to understand the process of nominating their candidate. According to Elections Act candidates are...

PIU Officers Clear Westfield Roundabout Of Vendors

By: Kebba Mamburay  Officers of the Police Intervention Unit (PIU), on Thursday 24th April 2018, cleared the stalls of the vendors who sell within the vicinity...

Are The Officials Of The Government Committed To The Rule Of...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Some Alkalolu and Women Councillors are beginning to lodge complaints on the termination of their mandate without any evidence of misconduct...

Is The Women’s Council A Non Partisan Instrument For Promoting The...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe way the council is constituted will determine whether it could be considered a non-partisan instrument for promoting women’s participation in...

Pensioners Demand Drawback, Other Benefits

By: Kebba AF Touray Scores of Pensioners have expressed dissatisfaction over the non-payment of their drawbacks and other monthly benefits and called on Government to...

Dismissed Soldiers Benefits’ Settled

By Mustapha JallowSeven senior soldiers who were dismissed from GAF, have been paid their benefits and allowance, Military sources can confirm. According to the...

Is The Vice President And Minister Of Women’s Affairs Aware?

QUESTION OF THE DAYCrisis As Women’s Council Become PoliticisedSection 57 of the Women’s Act establishes the Women’s Council as an association acting in the...

Golden Lead Factory Accused of Allegedly Trading In Foreign Currency

By: Louise JobeGolden Lead, a Chinese fish meal processing factory mired in alleged waste dumping into the Ocean and surrounding environment of Gunjur, is...

Rejection and withdrawal of candidature

By: Kebba AF TourayThe Independent Electoral Commission has announced the rejection of the candidature of Pa Amadou Susso of the APRC and the withdrawal...

What Is The Relation Between Having A Criminal Record And Being...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe Local Government Act indicates who is or is not qualified to stand as a candidate for election for council seat....

Will There Be Fresh Election To The Women’s Council In Sami...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The women’s council is not supposed to be partisan. It was supposed to provide a forum for dialogue to promote the...

Are There Winners Or Losers In Elections?

QUESTION OF THE DAY There are no winners or losers in elections. There are only those who are chosen and those who are not chosen....