Monday, September 28, 2020

National Assembly Adjournment Debate: Lawmakers Raise Issues Affecting their Communities

By Yankuba Jallow Members of the National Assembly have on Thursday, 24th September 2020, during the adjournment debate raised several issues affecting their people. Foroyaa will publish...

Gambia Records One New COVID-19 Related Death, Five New...

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has over the weekend registered...

GPA Management Assures Gambians that they will soon overcome...

By Makutu Manneh The Deputy Managing Director of the Gambia...

GT Bank Customers Ask Gov’t to intervene, end impasse...

By Nelson Manneh Customers of Guaranty Trust Bank have asked...

International Flights to Start Landing in Gambia by end...

By Momodou Jarju International flights are expected to start landing...

Citizen’s Alliance Expresses Dismay on the Rejection of the...

Citizen’s Alliance Friday expressed its dissatisfaction and dismay over...

Future Proof Banjul Plants 5000 Mangroves

By Ndey Sowe ‘Future Proof Banjul’ has recently embarked on...

Global COVID-19 STATS

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33,311,431
Confirmed
Updated on September 28, 2020 7:35 am
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7,889,542
Active
Updated on September 28, 2020 7:35 am
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24,419,426
Recovered
Updated on September 28, 2020 7:35 am
All countries
1,002,463
Deaths
Updated on September 28, 2020 7:35 am

Latest News

Selection of Three Gambian Journalists for 2020 U.S. Election Coverage

Banjul, The Gambia – The United States Embassy in The Gambia congratulates three Gambian journalists...

Halifa Sallah Asks Government to Tell Gambians Their Plans Regarding Constitutional...

By Yankuba Jallow Honourable Halifa Sallah, the member for Serrekunda has on Wednesday, 23rd September...

HOPE IS BEING REKINDLED

As the nation followed the Attorney General and Minister of Justice and members of...

What Next For Constitutional Review In The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAY During the debate on the state of the nation address of...

Mai Fatty Says 1997 Constitution Has no Provision for Its Repeal

By Yankuba Jallow Lawyer Mai Ahmed Fatty, the leader of the Gambia Moral Congress (GMC)...

Central Bank Fails to End Industrial Action at GT Bank as...

The Central Bank of The Gambia’s move to end a sit down strike by...

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...

Health Minister chides abortionists for Maternal Mortality

By: Kebba AF Touray Dr. Ahmad Lamin Samateh, the Gambia’s Health Minister, said Thursday one...

Halifa Sallah Requests Answers from Vice-President Regarding Support to Civil Servants

By Yankuba Jallow Honourable Halifa Sallah, the member for Serrekunda Constituency on Wednesday, 23rd September...

ACALAN Engages Health Authorities on Role of African Languages in Fight...

By Nelson Manneh The African Academy of Languages (ACALAN) in partnership with the Centre for...

Halifa Sallah Makes Critical Comment on Security Sector Reform

By Yankuba Jallow Halifa Sallah, the member for Serrekunda on Wednesday, 23rd September said the...

Lands Minister Calls for demining on Gambia-Senegal Southern Border

By: Kebba AF Touray Musa Drammeh, the Gambia’s Lands Minister, has called for the demining...

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International Flights to Start Landing in Gambia by end October 2020

By Momodou Jarju International flights are expected to start landing...

Halifa Sallah Asks Government to Tell Gambians Their Plans Regarding Constitutional...

By Yankuba Jallow Honourable Halifa Sallah, the member for Serrekunda...

Citizen’s Alliance Expresses Dismay on the Rejection of the Constitutional Promulgation...

Citizen’s Alliance Friday expressed its dissatisfaction and dismay over...

Health Minister chides abortionists for Maternal Mortality

By: Kebba AF Touray Dr. Ahmad Lamin Samateh, the Gambia’s...

Selection of Three Gambian Journalists for 2020 U.S. Election Coverage

Banjul, The Gambia – The United States Embassy in The...

Future Proof Banjul Plants 5000 Mangroves

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Gambia praised for taking laudable steps towards ending impunity in Myanmar

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, on Wednesday praised The Gambia for taking laudable steps towards ending...

Burning Issues

GT Bank Customers Ask Gov’t to intervene, end impasse at their bank

By Nelson Manneh Customers of Guaranty Trust Bank have asked the Gambia Government to intervene and settle the problem that led to the ongoing sit-down...

International Flights to Start Landing in Gambia by end October 2020

By Momodou Jarju International flights are expected to start landing...

What Next For Constitutional Review In The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAY During the debate on the state...

Central Bank Fails to End Industrial Action at GT Bank as...

The Central Bank of The Gambia’s move to end...

Health Minister chides abortionists for Maternal Mortality

By: Kebba AF Touray Dr. Ahmad Lamin Samateh, the Gambia’s...

Is the Rejection of the Promulgation Bill the end of the...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The debate on the Constitutional reform...

UDP Secretary General Critical of Decision to Reject Draft Constitution

Secretary General of the United Democratic Party, Ousainou Darboe,...

Did National Assembly members raise harassment issues by CSOs and The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The impression given to the Public...

Parliament Rejects Draft Constitution Bill 2020

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly of the Gambia...

Gambia Registers Two new COVID-19 related deaths, 14 New Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia registered two new COVID-19 related...

Press Releases

Selection of Three Gambian Journalists for 2020 U.S. Election Coverage

Banjul, The Gambia – The United States Embassy in The...

Re: Clarification On False Allegations Involving Fishermen and Chinese Fishing Trawler...

Contrary to malicious allegations being peddled on Social Media...

Legal Affairs

Gambian Police Say They Will Prosecute Anyone Who Violates Law On Compulsory Wearing Of Facemask

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia Police, through its Facebook page Poliso Magazine, announced they will prosecute anyone who violates the regulation on compulsory wearing of...

Gambia Government ends three years arbitration proceedings with African Petroleum

By Makutu Manneh The Gambia Government through the Ministry of...

RE: President Adama Barrow Relaxes Nightly Curfew and Market Restrictions, Public...

At the expiration of the State of Public Emergency...

Police Arrest ECOMIG Soldiers for Violating Curfew Order

By Nelson Manneh Personnel of the Police Intervention Unit have...

Court grants bail to 2 Access Bank Staff Accused of Stealing...

By Nelson Manneh A trial magistrate in Essau Tuesday granted...

23 Gambians Charged In Connection with Drug Offences

By Mustapha Jallow The Drug Law Enforcement Agency Gambia (DLEAG)...

US Imposes Sanctions on Zineb Yahya Jammeh

The United States (U.S.) Department of the Treasury’s Office of...

Brikama Magistrate Court Gives Injunction Notice to Stala Resort MD

By Louise Jobe The Managing Director of Stala Resort Lamin Camara...

Did The Courts, Jammeh Or Barrow Free The UDP Leader And...

The circumstances that lead people to prison may be...

NHRC Investigation Shows Caste Conflicts in URR have Negative Impact on...

By Momodou Jarju Investigation conducted by the National Human Rights...

Human Rights

NHRC Chairperson Urges Urgent Government Action to Address Conflicts Caused By...

The Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)...

Man Ordered to Vacate Garawol After Leading Supposed Slave Class in...

By Lamin Fatty The Alkalo of Garawol has fined an...

Sports

Celtic Reportedly Make Loan Bid for Gambia’s Omar Colley

By Sulayman Bah Celtic has lodged in a bid for Omar Colley, reports reaching Foroyaa Sport hints. The Scottish premiership outfit seems to be leading the...

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...

5 Years from His Unceremonious Exit, Italian Regional Coach Mancini Reveals...

By Sulayman Bah It was times when Gambia were out...

International

Gambia praised for taking laudable steps towards ending impunity in Myanmar

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

Sudan: Peace agreement must deliver on people’s quest for dignity and...

31 August 2020 Spokespersons available to take media interviews Today’s signing...

Meanwhile In Trending

International Flights to Start Landing in Gambia by end October 2020

By Momodou Jarju International flights are expected to start landing in The Gambia, as the smallest country in mainland Africa is set to reopen its...

Halifa Sallah Asks Government to Tell Gambians Their Plans Regarding Constitutional Reform

By Yankuba Jallow Honourable Halifa Sallah, the member for Serrekunda has on Wednesday, 23rd September 2020 requested answers from the Vice-President, Dr. Isatou Touray on...

Citizen’s Alliance Expresses Dismay on the Rejection of the Constitutional Promulgation Bill 2020 by the National Assembly.

Citizen’s Alliance Friday expressed its dissatisfaction and dismay over the rejection of Constitutional Promulgation Bill 2020 by Parliamentarians. See below the press release issued by...

Health Minister chides abortionists for Maternal Mortality

By: Kebba AF Touray Dr. Ahmad Lamin Samateh, the Gambia’s Health Minister, said Thursday one of the causes of maternal mortality in the country is...

Selection of Three Gambian Journalists for 2020 U.S. Election Coverage

Banjul, The Gambia – The United States Embassy in The Gambia congratulates three Gambian journalists selected to participate in the 2020 “Foreign Press Centers Program...

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

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...

Women continue to struggle to get fish

With Madiba Singhateh Women engaged in small scale fishing are faced with several challenges including inadequate access to fund, competition with fish meal factories, and...

Health & Science

Gambia Records One New COVID-19 Related Death, Five New Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has over the weekend registered one new COVID-19 related death, bringing the total deaths to one hundred and eleven. The new...

Ten New COVID-19 Cases Registered, No New Death

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia registered ten new positive cases of the deadly coronavirus, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country...

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

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia registered two new positive cases of the deadly coronavirus, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the...

Gambia Registers Two new COVID-19 related deaths, 14 New Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia registered two new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to one hundred and ten. Both deceased cases were...

22 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded, No New Death

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has recorded twenty-two new positive cases of the deadly Coronavirus, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in...

Education

ACALAN Engages Health Authorities on Role of African Languages in Fight Against Covid-19

By Nelson Manneh The African Academy of Languages (ACALAN) in partnership with the Centre for Linguistic and Historical Studies by Oral Tradition (CELHTO) recently engaged...

NCCE trains VDCs, WDCs on Local Gov’t Act 2002

By Mustapha Jallow The training of over three hundred and twenty (320) Village Development (VDC) and Ward Development Committees (WDC) on the Local Government Act...

CARITAS Conducts 10 Day Capacity Enhancement on Interpersonal Relationships

By Nelson Manneh Caritas the development agency of the Catholic Church conducted a 10-day capacity enhancement and interactive engagements for 100 participants on interpersonal relationships. The...

Justice Hassan Jallow, Halifa Sallah, , Dr Florence Mahoney , Prof Lamin E. Sanneh are among 100 ‘Most Influential Gambian Writers’

By Momodou Jarju Prominent Gambian politician, Halifa Sallah; Chief Justice of The Gambia, Hassan B Jallow; Prof Lamin E. Sanneh, Dr Florence Mahoney and several...

Gambia College Suspends All Pending Exams Except…..

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia College has suspended all pending examinations for all Schools within the College with immediate effect, except for final year students...