Friday, January 24, 2020

Burning Issues

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...

Why Is The Political Scene Changing By The Day?

QUESTION OF THE DAYPolitical parties are mushrooming while the political situation is being defined by a growing political rivalry between former political associates and...

GTU Urge Schools to Continue Lessons

By Ndey SoweThe Gambia Teachers’ Union (GTU) has urged Schools to continue with their lessons. The Union made this appeal in response to allegations...

58 ‘Backway’ migrants die at sea

By Ndey SoweA shipwreck occurred off the coast of Mauritania on Wednesday claiming the lives of at least 58 ‘backway’ migrants close to a...

Two Soldiers In Detention for 2 years without trial

By Mustapha JallowTwo Gambian soldiers are still under detention for 2 years now without any court trial, as GAF await directives for action to...

Should Discretion Override Law?

QUESTION OF THE DAYSome people are claiming that people in possession of appropriate documents required by law to be issued with ID Cards are...

Did Foni Benefit More Under The Jammeh Administration?

QUESTION OF THE DAYIt was the belief of many that Foni from where the former president hails was the main beneficiary of developments under...

Who Is The Leader Of Citizens Alliance?

QUESTION OF THE DAYWhen Dr Ismaila Ceesay delivered a keynote address at the launch of the Citizens Alliance many people assumed that he was...

Fire Incident Consumes Confidential Files at Ministry of Fisheries

By: Mustapha JallowThe Gambia Fire and Rescue Service have on Monday mounted investigation on the cause of a fire outbreak that burnt confidential files...

Has the CRC done sufficient sensitisation to request for opinions from...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe text of a constitution has never been officially translated into the national languages and the CRC would have made history...

Will The National Assembly Ever Shut Down The Operation Of Government?

QUESTION OF THE DAYReaders would recall the shutdown of government operation in the USA when a conservative Congress sought to prevent Obama from carrying...

When Will Barrow Serve For Three Years? Not December, Anyway

QUESTION OF THE DAYPresident Barrow assumed office on 19th January 2017. He will serve three years by the morning of 19th January 2020.It is...

Is The Budget Session The Best Time For The President To...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe answer is in the negative. The budget session is not the best time for the president or for any political...

How is the content of the constitution to be known by...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe draft Constitution is out. Newspapers are serialising it. Social media users are debating the content. Before a debate, there is...

Mandinary Villagers Raise Concerns Over Sunny Company’s Waste Emissions

By Louise JobeA press briefing was organized by the Mandinary Village Development Committee (VDC) over waste emission concerns allegedly generated by the sludge recycling...

Gambia Government Promises to Compensate Assaulted Media Practitioners

Gambia Government Spokesperson on Monday said the Presidency will compensate three media practitioners who were assaulted by supporters of the President during the ‘Meet...

How will the CRC get views without the NCCE translating the...

QUESTION OF THE DAYIn 1996 when the then CRC presented the draft Constitution there was no National Council for Civic Education to take the...

Presidential Press Director Apologizes For Assault on Journalists

By Makutu MannehThe Director of Press at the Office of the President Amie Bojang Sissoh, has apologized to what she referred to as the...