Thursday, October 29, 2020

THE CALL FOR A CONFLICT FREE BY ELECTIONS: The Political Rights Of Gambians

Each Gambian is a sovereign being with political rights. The National Council for Civic Education is established to enable each Gambian to know his...

Are travellers being arrested for not putting face masks?

QUESTION OF THE DAY ? Foroyaa has been informed of...

Late Colonel Ndour Cham’s Relative Testifies before TRRC

By Yankuba Jallow Alieu Lowe, a relative to late Colonel...

Dr. Hydara Says One in Five Adults Risks Having...

By Momodou Jarju Notable eye specialist in The Gambia has...

Heart Patient Solicits Support for Overseas Treatment

By Makutu Manneh Ten year old girl, Fatoumata Sanneh is...

Veteran Journalist Ebou Waggeh Passes Away

By Yankuba Jallow Veteran Gambian journalist Ebou Waggeh passes away...

Ecomig Head Of Mission Commences Visits To Contingents

22 October 2020 PRESS RELEASE The Head of ECOWAS Mission in...

Global COVID-19 STATS

All countries
45,275,688
Confirmed
Updated on October 29, 2020 10:54 pm
All countries
11,651,738
Active
Updated on October 29, 2020 10:54 pm
All countries
32,438,850
Recovered
Updated on October 29, 2020 10:54 pm
All countries
1,185,100
Deaths
Updated on October 29, 2020 10:54 pm

Latest News

Four political parties to contest for Kerr Jarga Ward by-Election

By Makutu Manneh The National Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has approved four (4) candidates from...

Two Candidates nominated for Niamina West Constituency Bye Election

By Makutu Manneh The National Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has approved the nomination of Yerro...

Employee of MRC Recounts Ordeal at NIA

By Yankuba Jallow Lamin Bojang, an employee of the Medical Research Council (MRC) has on...

TRRC Witness Explains Encounter with Alleged Criminal Syndicate at NIA

By Yankuba Jallow Musa Cham, a resident of Sukuta has on Monday, 26th October 2020...

Residents of Fajikunda Lament Water Shortage

By: Kebba AF Touray The residents of Fajikunda have complained of water shortage in recent...

17 Month Old Toddler Needs Urgent Health Assistance

Binta Manneh is a mother who lives in Tallinding Farokono. Her daughter Fatou Manneh...

Mother of Three Seeks Financial Assistance for her Children’s Education

By Nelson Manneh Jainaba Jobe, a widow with three children, is seeking financial assistance to...

Justice Jaiteh Set to Rule on Touray’s Application for Court to...

By Nelson Manneh and Mariama Marong The Banjul High court is set to rule on...

What Next For The Draft Constitution?

The draft Constitution is in a state of COMA. The Constitutional Review Commission has...

NA Select Committee on Agriculture is Satisfied With Rural Projects

By Lamin Fatty The National Assembly Select Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development on Thursday...

Government Urged to Be More Transparent With the Extractive Industry

MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS) The extractive industry in The Gambia has been operating for decades,...

State Lawyer Says Yankuba Touray’s Claim of ‘Constitutional Immunity’ Invalid

By Yankuba Jallow / Nelson Manneh Lawyer Kimbeng T. Tah who appeared for the Attorney-General,...

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Dr. Hydara Says One in Five Adults Risks Having Glaucoma in...

By Momodou Jarju Notable eye specialist in The Gambia has...

Are travellers being arrested for not putting face masks?

QUESTION OF THE DAY ? Foroyaa has been informed of...

Late Colonel Ndour Cham’s Relative Testifies before TRRC

By Yankuba Jallow Alieu Lowe, a relative to late Colonel...

Four political parties to contest for Kerr Jarga Ward by-Election

By Makutu Manneh The National Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has...

Justice Jaiteh Set to Rule on Touray’s Application for Court to...

By Nelson Manneh and Mariama Marong The Banjul High court...

THE CALL FOR A CONFLICT FREE BY ELECTIONS: The Political Rights...

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Noah Sundberg, Maudo Jarjue – The Gambia’s New Walls of Jericho

By Sulayman Bah Bubacarr Sanneh, Omar Colley and Pa Modou Jagne are names quite akin to Gambian fans from time of the triumvirates’ formative days. They’ve passed through tutelages of various national team coaches and were...

Burning Issues

Are travellers being arrested for not putting face masks?

QUESTION OF THE DAY ? Foroyaa has been informed of an incident that is under investigation regarding the alleged arrest of an Imam who was...

Dr. Hydara Says One in Five Adults Risks Having Glaucoma in...

By Momodou Jarju Notable eye specialist in The Gambia has...

Residents of Fajikunda Lament Water Shortage

By: Kebba AF Touray The residents of Fajikunda have complained...

Government Urged to Be More Transparent With the Extractive Industry

MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS) The extractive industry in The Gambia...

What Will The By Elections In Ker Jarga Ward And...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The National Assembly seat in Niamina...

Does the National Disaster Management Agency have a concrete programme for...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa is aware that many families...

Boat Passengers Lament Expensive Fares

By Makutu Manneh Scores of passengers, who ply the Banjul-Barra...

Restricting Travel, What Happen To Allocated Funds? Authorities Still Mute! (Focus...

By Abdouai G. Dibba Gambia Government in collaboration with the...

Addressing Floods: NDMA Regional Coordinator Calls for Engineering Study

By Kebba Mamburay Ms. Binta Sey-Jadama, the National Disaster Management...

NIA Officer Lamin Darboe Fell Down, Sustained Serious Injuries at Mile...

By Nelson Manneh Lamin Sowe a senior Prison Officer at...

Press Releases

Ecomig Head Of Mission Commences Visits To Contingents

22 October 2020 PRESS RELEASE The Head of ECOWAS Mission in...

Gambia Declares Hotels, Bars, Video Clubs Open, But Maintains Closure of...

Nelson Manneh Gambia Government declared on Wednesday businesses such as...

Legal Affairs

Late Colonel Ndour Cham’s Relative Testifies before TRRC

By Yankuba Jallow Alieu Lowe, a relative to late Colonel Ndour Cham said he helped the military leader to escape after the failed May 2006...

Employee of MRC Recounts Ordeal at NIA

By Yankuba Jallow Lamin Bojang, an employee of the Medical...

TRRC Witness Explains Encounter with Alleged Criminal Syndicate at NIA

By Yankuba Jallow Musa Cham, a resident of Sukuta has...

Justice Jaiteh Set to Rule on Touray’s Application for Court to...

By Nelson Manneh and Mariama Marong The Banjul High court...

State Lawyer Says Yankuba Touray’s Claim of ‘Constitutional Immunity’ Invalid

By Yankuba Jallow / Nelson Manneh Lawyer Kimbeng T. Tah...

State House Driver in Land Case at Brikama Magistrate Court

By Louise Jobe The case involving Momodou Cham, a driver...

Computer Scientist Explains Arrest, Detention at NIA

By Yankuba Jallow Lamin Bojang, a computer scientist on Thursday,...

“Ex-President Jammeh Cures HIV/AIDS” Dr Mbowe

By Yankuba Jallow Dr Tamsir Mbowe, an erstwhile Minister of...

TRRC Begins Hearing on NIA

By Yankuba Jallow The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC)...

Court Urged to Dismiss Yankuba Touray’s Application

By Nelson Manneh Barrister Kimbeng Tah has on Wednesday 21st...

Human Rights

“Ex-President Jammeh Cures HIV/AIDS” Dr Mbowe

By Yankuba Jallow Dr Tamsir Mbowe, an erstwhile Minister of...

TRRC Begins Hearing on NIA

By Yankuba Jallow The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC)...

Sports

Noah Sundberg, Maudo Jarjue – The Gambia’s New Walls of Jericho

By Sulayman Bah Bubacarr Sanneh, Omar Colley and Pa Modou Jagne are names quite akin to Gambian fans from time of the triumvirates’ formative days. They’ve...

Celtic Reportedly Make Loan Bid for Gambia’s Omar Colley

By Sulayman Bah Celtic has lodged in a bid for...

Back-Way Boy Kalifa Wants Recall to Gambia National Team

By Sulayman Bah Kalifa Manneh has his sights set on...

Conquering A 10-year Battle with Dyspnea that Halted A Football Career...

Growing up in a multi-tribal community, sport was a...

Is Assan Ceesay Gambia’s All-Time Top Scorer?…… Latest Investigation Shows the...

By Sulayman Bah When a teasing lob from centre of...

Will Musa Barrow Stay at Bologna after Fantastic Loan Season?

By Sulayman Bah If Bologna had known Musa Barrow will...

LeBron James’ $100,000 Aims To Help Florida Ex-Felons Vote

Source Forbe-Days after the U.S. Supreme Court left in...

Serie A Newcomers Make Acquiring Gambia’s Ebrima Transfer Priority

By Sulayman Bah Topping Crotone’s next season priority list is...

90Million Dalasis Signing Modou Barrow Debuts for Korean Champions

By Sulayman Bah Modou Barrow yesterday got his taste of...

Bulgarian Club Slap 120Million Dalasis Price Tag on Ali Sowe

By Sulayman Bah Clubs harbouring intention of prising away Gambian...

International

Noah Sundberg, Maudo Jarjue – The Gambia’s New Walls of Jericho

By Sulayman Bah Bubacarr Sanneh, Omar Colley and Pa Modou...

Gambia praised for taking laudable steps towards ending impunity in Myanmar

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs of...

Meanwhile In Trending

Dr. Hydara Says One in Five Adults Risks Having Glaucoma in West Africa

By Momodou Jarju Notable eye specialist in The Gambia has unfilled the prevalence rate of glaucoma, an eye disease associated with increasing age and often...

Are travellers being arrested for not putting face masks?

QUESTION OF THE DAY ? Foroyaa has been informed of an incident that is under investigation regarding the alleged arrest of an Imam who was...

Late Colonel Ndour Cham’s Relative Testifies before TRRC

By Yankuba Jallow Alieu Lowe, a relative to late Colonel Ndour Cham said he helped the military leader to escape after the failed May 2006...

Four political parties to contest for Kerr Jarga Ward by-Election

By Makutu Manneh The National Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has approved four (4) candidates from different political parties to contest for the position of Councillor...

Justice Jaiteh Set to Rule on Touray’s Application for Court to Enforce His Constitutional Immunity

By Nelson Manneh and Mariama Marong The Banjul High court is set to rule on Yankuba Touray’s application for the court to enforce the constitutional...

Arts & Culture

Ministers to Grace UN75 Poetry, Painting Competition Award Ceremony on Friday

By Momodou Jarju The National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has revealed that some cabinet minister will grace the prizes presentation ceremony of the...

Hamat Bah Reveals Plans to Erect Fence at Fort Bullen

By Momodou Jarju The Minister of Tourism and Culture, Hamat Bah, has recently informed lawmakers in Banjul that his ministry has laid out plans to...

How Alhaji Bai Konte Helped To Bring The ‘Kora’ To North America

Continuation…. Welcome to another edition of the Arts and Music, the Column that seeks to promote Arts, Music and Culture in the Gambia. In this...

Unearthing The Roots Of Gambian Mande Jalol

Welcome to another edition of the Arts and Music, the Column that seeks to promote Arts, Music and Culture in the Gambia. In this...

Kebba Taylor; The Musical Genius Who Never Went to Music School

Kebba Taylor is a musical genius, multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer, who learnt how to play musical instruments from his father and uncles. He epitomizes his...

Women & Development

58% Girls, Young Women Face Online Harassment, Abuse- Says Global Survey

By Ndey Sowe A latest global survey carried out across 22 countries has revealed that girls and young women are one of the biggest targets...

Parliamentarians Debate on Bill that Seeks to Protect Pregnant Women from Forced Labour

By: Kebba AF Touray The Legislative House on Tuesday debated on the Forced Labour (Amendment) Bill 2020. The move was aimed to enacting a bill...

Traditional Leaders Trained To Suport Women Empowerment

Abdoulai G. Dibba The EU Funded project that is being implemented in Central River Region South by Action Aid International the Gambia, has trained 62...

Gambian Ministry Plans to Create Women Bank

By Momodou Jarju The ministry of women, children and social welfare has revealed its plan to create a Women Bank through a ‘Women Enterprise Fund’...

Advocates Call For Full Implementation of Ban on FGM To save the Future of the Girl Child

MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS) Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a deeply rooted culture which many believe cannot be easily wipe out despite strict laws to...

Health & Science

Dr. Hydara Says One in Five Adults Risks Having Glaucoma in West Africa

By Momodou Jarju Notable eye specialist in The Gambia has unfilled the prevalence rate of glaucoma, an eye disease associated with increasing age and often...

Heart Patient Solicits Support for Overseas Treatment

By Makutu Manneh Ten year old girl, Fatoumata Sanneh is seeking urgent assistance to undergo overseas treatment following her diagnosis of heart disease. She has...

Gambia Records Two New Cases of COVID-19, No New Death

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Tuesday 20th October 2020 registered two new cases of the deadly coronavirus, taking the total number of COVID-19...

UNFPA Launches a Training Manual on Early Warning Peace Building Paradigms

By Ndey Sowe The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has on Wednesday, 21st October 2020, launched a training manual on early warning, peace building paradigms...

No New COVID-19 Case Recorded, No New Death

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has recorded no new laboratory-confirmed case of the deadly coronavirus as of Tuesday 20th October 2020. No new COVID-19 related death...

Education

Niamina West Residents Urged to Desist from Violence Ahead of By-Elections

By Mustapha Jallow  Residents of Nana Ba, Kumbanyi Fula and Kumbanyi Mandinka in Niamina West District, were on Tuesday urged to desist from violence and...

GPU ends sexual harassment policy training for editors, producers

By Makutu Manneh The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Thursday 22 October 2020 ended two-day training on sexual harassment policy for producers and editors. Lamin Jahateh,...

UNFPA Launches a Training Manual on Early Warning Peace Building Paradigms

By Ndey Sowe The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has on Wednesday, 21st October 2020, launched a training manual on early warning, peace building paradigms...

NAMs Trained on budget scrutiny

By Makutu Manneh National Assembly members on Thursday commenced 3 days training on Budget scrutiny, review and analysis to enhance their skills and ability to...

Gambia Government Disburses D32, 915, 880 for Gambian Students Studying Abroad

Gambia Government said on Thursday it has effected payments amounting to D32, 915, 880 meant to serve as a stimulus package for non-government funded...