Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Editorial

The President Of A Country With The Second Highest Life Expectancy...

Japan is recorded as a country with the second highest life expectancy in the world. Life expectancy in Japan is 84.67 years.  This is...

Dying Earlier Than Expected Better Living Standards Should Lead To Longer...

As one reads Newspapers or listen to the obituaries in the electronic media, one would come across the names of  Imam Tafsir Gaye, Imam  ...

Are there Unbailable Offences Under Gambian Law?

The 1997 Constitution of the Gambia has made all offences bailable in the Gambia. In fact, this is what made it possible for the leader...

The Enforcement Of Covid-19 Regulations And The Human Rights Commission

A state must have guards and fences aimed at protecting the fundamental rights of the citizens. One of the guards that should be playing...

The 15 Million Grant To Media Houses

The Ministry of information is engaged in consultation with GPU and the Newspaper Publishers Association on how to make the disbursement of the grant...

The IEC, Covid-19 And The Niamina West By Elections

National Assembly Elections for Niamina West and Council Elections for a number of wards are still waiting to be conducted. The Calendar of the...

The Government Should Not Accept Deportation Of Gambians During The Pandemic

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs should try to convince foreign governments to treat Gambians abroad whom they aim to deport as displaced persons who...

Who Will Help To Unite The United States Of America?

From the unity of states to the unity of the people The caging of the citizens of the united states by COVID 19 has been...

The Red Cross Is Leading The Way In NGO Response To...

The initiative of the Health Committee of the National Assembly in encouraging the red- cross to fumigate the Assembly hall, the offices of media...

Do We Have A Lockdown Or Shut Down Of Activity In...

The Association of Local Government Authorities, including the Mayoress of Banjul has called for a lockdown. What is concretely meant by lockdown is yet...

The KMC And The Road Authority Should Coordinate The Cleaning Of...

It is not clear who is given the contract to clean drains in the KMC. The way it is done is unprofessional and unethical....

Dead Body At The Sandika Market In Serre Kunda

The signs are getting more traumatic as the COVID-19 Pandemic takes a new leap. People in the neighborhood of the Market close to the...

LET US COME BACK TO OUR SENSES

Unlike HIV/AIDS which is not transmitted by shaking hands, COVID-19 is highly contagious. Inhaling droplets while a person is coughing, sneezing or even talking,...

The Growing Number Of Deaths

IMAM BARHAM JOBE, IMAM HARONA JAITEH, IMAM MUHAMMED JOW  and we could go on and on with the head count of dynamic religious leaders...

Unprecedented National Assembly Sesssion Ended In An Unprecedented And Unceremonious...

Yesterday, the National Assembly, which has been sitting since the 15th June 2020 to the credit of the members , witnessed a motion moved...

Foroyaa To Open Up A Column To Battle Deception

The role the media should play in  society is not evident to all. The Media houses are the speakers of the minds and the amplifiers...

Biri Biri A Legendary Pathbreaker In The Sports World

Biri Biri is the name the whole world knows. His real name is Alhaji Momodou Njie. His generation was inspired by another legend Pele...

Neither The President Nor The Vice President Is Now On Hot...

The continuous declaration of a State of Emergency without bringing the declaration to the National Assembly for scrutiny while the National Assembly is sitting...

The Local Government Amendment Bill And A Divided National Assembly

There is no doubt that the cohesion of the National Assembly is at stake which should be contained as quickly as possible if this...

Tribalism In Politics Is A Myth Opportunism Is The...

People often confuse two things and thus end up confusing the nation. People should know what is tribalism and what is opportunism. Once they...