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Swede-Gambian Joe resumes football after 4 years injury torture

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By Sulayman Bah

 Swede-Gambian Joe Sise is ready to play football again after enduring surfeit of torturous injuries for four years.Swede-Gambian Joe Sise

Joe, a proven prolific goal-getter had Achilles tendon problem beginning 2011 while with Nordsjaelland, a Danish Super Liga club.

His three-year deal there was considered a big coup but trouble brewed up for the winger/attacker when he had a recurrence on his tendon forcing the club to release him having grown disillusioned over his injury problems.

Gumbo Gaye Promotions line up intriguing wrestling duels

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By Sulayman Bah

This week Friday will feature a flurry of scintillating duels with Gumbo Gaye Promotions schedule to hold Bala Juniornumerous wrestling face-to-face.

With stipulated time of battle billed for January 16th-17, Bala Junior of Club Bala Family will engage in a war-of-words with Neylerr of Kai Baah who will be his opponent.

Basketball: Banjul Central crowned Champions

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Muhammed Sailu Bah

Banjul Central Basketball were New Year’s Day feted champions of Basketball City Cultural Carnival Banjul Central BasketballTournament.
The central outfit piped Tabacco Road to the coveted trophy in the finals of a five-day tourney at the Manneh Sillah Memorial Basketball Lawn, Independence Drive, Banjul Central, secured 51 points against T-Road’s 38.

WHICH WAY FORWARD FOR THE PEOPLE IN 2016?

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The New Year 2016 has inherited uncertainty from the end of the past year. The National Assembly has concluded another legislative year without repealing the Election Amendment Act which aims to make it more difficult to register a political party than to register a business by charging a 1Million dalasi fee for registration without any entitlement to state funding. Parties

DID THE NEWYEAR MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT END THE CONTRADICTORY MESSAGES ON HIS DECLARATION THAT GAMBIA IS AN ISLAMIC REPUBLIC?

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QUESTION OF THE DAY

DID THE NEWYEAR MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT END THE CONTRADICTORY MESSAGES ON HIS DECLARATION THAT GAMBIA IS AN ISLAMIC REPUBLIC?

In his Christmas message the President condemned the use of violent atrocities in the name of Islam and promised to maintain the status quo in The Gambia.

PDOIS’ NEW YEAR MESSAGE

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1st January 2016     

Issued by Halifa Sallah

for the Central Committee

2016 -THE YEAR OF DECISIONHalifa 5

FORWARD WITH A NEW GAMBIA OWNED AND DRIVEN BY THE PEOPLE TO ATTAIN A LIFE OF LIBERTY, DIGNITY AND PROSPERITY

A THIRD SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC USHERING IN THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE PEOPLE IS IN VIEW

2015 IN BRIEF

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By Amie Sanneh

Under this heading, we will sum up all the significant stories that were reported by Foroyaa in 2015. We start Chief Ebrima Mannehwith disappearance without trace.

DISAPPEARANCE WITHOUT TRACE

Disappearance of persons in The Gambia continues to show its ugly face in the year 2015. The following were reported missing by Foroyaa before 2015 but by 31 December 2015 there was still no trace of them.

Seyii –Tolof – Part 87 EPISODE 7 (Difficult Marriages – Taking the other Spouse for granted.)

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By Amie Sillah

At Ken’s Home
Sue is now psychologically torturing Ken super ceding him in his game and she is enjoying every bit of it. She deliberately wore sexy revealing dresses to provoke Ken and make him all the more jealous. She is phoning her secret lover. She then turned to Ken;

Good grades for Gambia in New Year

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By Sulayman Bah

The Scorpions scored some positives to mark start turn of a new year scaling four steps up on FIFA Coca-cola Gambia in New Yearranking.

Coach-less Gambia is ranked as the World’s 164th best on one hundred and thirty-five points, moving four places from their previous 168th position.

Mauritania contemplate hosting Gambia in Senegal

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By Sulayman Bah

Mauritanian Football Federation is evaluating hosting Gambia in Senegal for the first-leg of the Gabon 2017 2017 Afcon qualifierAfcon qualifier.

St –Louis stadium, Northern Senegal, is one of many venues being considered to host the game by Football Federation of Islamic Republic of Mauritania (FFRIMA).

Gassama eyes best ref award this week

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By Sulayman Bah

All eyes will be on Papa Gassama as he targets scooping Africa’s best referee of the year award for the second Papa Bakary Gassama 1time this week.
Gambia’s record-making Bakary Papa Gassama, who won the award last year, is one of four nominees vying for the gong.
Scheduled to be held this Thursday, The Glo-Caf awards is to be staged in Nigeria, Abuja 7th January 2016. 

NO MENTION OF PROGRESS MADE IN IMPLEMENTING VISION 2016 IN THE BUDGET SPEECH

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The most important declaration made by the Government in recent years is the promise to ensure self sufficiency in rice production by 2016.

SHOULD THE POSITION OF MINISTER BE LINKED TO HEAD OF THE CIVIL SERVICE?

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QUESTION OF THE DAY

SHOULD THE POSITION OF MINISTER BE LINKED TO HEAD OF THE CIVIL SERVICE?

The Public service is supposed to be independent and impartial and should function with effectiveness and efficiency regardless of which person is sitting on the Presidential seat. Hence a civil service post which is pensionable at 60 should not be equated

FORMER NDEA DIRECTOR DETAINED AT NIA

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By Mustapha Jallow

A former Director of National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDEA), Mr. Pa Habib Mbye, has been arrested and detained at the Pa Habib MbyeNational Intelligence Agency (NIA) headquarters in Banjul since on Sunday, 20 December, 2015. A family source says he is denied access to them.

According to the source Mr. Mbye was arrested at his home in Tallinding around 10 pm. Some members of the NIA came with a

NRP Holds press briefing

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Mamour M Mbenga

The opposition National Reconciliation Party (NRP) organized a Press Conference on the 29 December 2015 at their bureau at Pateh Baldeh, Modou Bamba Gaye, Hamat Bah, Musa SonkoKairaba Avenue.

The Press Briefing was witnessed by NRP militants and journalists from various media houses.

NRP leader Hon Hamat NK Bah explained to journalists, the activities of the NRP in the political arena and the party’s agenda for the 2016 presidential election.

Long queue of vehicles at the Denton Bridge

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By MUHAMMED Sailu BAH

It was observed that there was a long queue of vehicles at the entrance of Banjul at the Denton Bridge on the 30th December 2015.

This has hindered the movement of vehicles going in and out of the capital city. At the bridge there was a joint security task force comprising the police, armed soldiers, immigration and PIU officers.

THE NEED TO TEMPER JUSTICE WITH REALISM IN BURKINA FASO The Battle Against Impunity Should Not Lead To Instability

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According to the BBC, about 20 soldiers have been arrested in Burkina Faso for plotting to free the leader of September’s coup, Gen Gilbert  Diendere, officials have said.
The BBC Tuesday quoted Prime Minister Isaac Zida as saying that 20 were arrested during a raid in the capital, Ouagadougou, on Monday.

Female Genital Mutilation, a health risk

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By Sarjo Camara-Singateh

“I was forced to enter the room. Worried, I shouted for help,” recapitulates a survivor in glowing details of the harrowing Circumcisers that have dropped the knifemoments she struggled to free herself from the grips of her captors.

Musoluba -not her real name as she begged for anonymity – reminiscent of how she was pursued like a ‘criminal’ before being

GFF HOLDS ANNUAL CONGRESS “No Room for complacency,” Bajo

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By Saikou Suwareh Jabai

The Gambia Football Federation held its eagerly-awaited 2015 annual general assembly on Wednesday, 30th December, 2015 at GFF HOLDS ANNUAL CONGRESSthe Friendship Hotel in Banjul. The colourful convergence, that brought together sports officials, delegates and the media, was aimed at providing the members the opportunity to review the annual report of the preceding year and approve the activities and budget for the coming year.

TOUBABO SUES CLUB OVER CONTRACT TERMINATION, UNPAID WAGES

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By Sulayman Bah

Mustapha Jarju has sued his employers for wrongful termination of his contract, delay in payment of his wages Mustapha Jarju 2including refund of plane ticket, Foroyaa Sport understands.

The Gambian footballer filed a lawsuit against Irtysh Pavlodar to the Pavlodar City tribunal court demanding compensation.

The Kazakhstan Premier League club in June announced acquiring the Gambian’s services on a reported six-month deal but the team opted to terminate the agreement two months later during which the player has not played.