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Parliament Agrees to Continue with Unfinished Bills

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambian Parliament has on Tuesday 20th December 2022, adopted a motion to "carry over" six unfinished bills, which were tabled...

Petroleum Minister Tables State Owned Enterprise Bill

By: Kebba AF Touray The Minister for Petroleum and Energy Abdoulie Jobe, on Monday 19th December 2022, tabled the State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) Bill 2022, to address...

Human Rights Committee Observes Long Detentions Without Trial

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Member for Wuli East Constituency Hon. Suwaibou Touray, disclosed to his colleague members that they have observed that...

Stakeholders Renew Calls For Promulgation Of 2020 NSC Bill

By Mustapha Jallow Gambians from Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), the media, University of The Gambia (UTG) and senior staff of the government, have renewed their...

National Advisory Council For Persons With Disabilities, Related Matters Inaugurated

By Ndey Sowe The National Advisory Council for Persons with Disabilities and Related Matters, was on Wednesday 14th December 2022, inaugurated at the Ministry of Gender,...

Human Rights Committee Call on Police not to Inflict Inhumane Treatment...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Human Rights Committee of the National Assembly has recommended for the Gambia Police Force (GPF) to desist from inflicting any...

Lands Ministers Responds to Questions in Parliament 

By: Kebba AF Touray The Minister for Lands and Regional Government Sheriff Abba Sanyang, lamented that delay in conducting a study to zone Banjul was...

FPAC Report Unveils Numerous Wastage of Public Resources

By: Kebba AF Touray The Finance and Public Accounts Committee (FPAC) of the National Assembly in deliberating on Phase One of their report on the...

‘Chiefs Were Retired, Not Dismissed’ ...

By Louise jobe  The Minister for Local Government and Lands Musa Drammeh, said his Ministry did not sack or dismiss any Chief; that instead those...

GPU Calls For Police Investigation On Journalist Assault

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Press Union has issued a press release called on the Inspector General of Police to investigate into alleged assault on...

VP Urges Commitment to Security Reform in The Gambia

By Mustapha Jallow The country’s Vice President and Minister of Women Affairs Ousainou Darboe, has on Tuesday urged his government to continue the commitment in...

Will The New Secretary Of State Address The Unexplained Removal Of...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa has been bombarded by questions from chiefs and Alkalos who claim to have been removed without any allegation made of...

‘Journey Towards Human Rights Tested’ President Barrow swears-in Faraba Commission

By Kebba Jeffang  President Adama Barrow admits that the journey towards the consolidation of democracy, good governance and human rights by his Government, has been...

Mamma Kandeh Calls for Answers

By Yankuba Jallow The leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress party (GDC), has said the Government of President Adama Barrow should provide answers to the...

Government to Inquire into Faraba Incident

By MUHAMMED S. BAH The Vice President Fatoumatta Tambajang Jallow said Government will established a commission of enquiry to look into what she referred to...

Ministry of Finance meets Private Sector Reps

By Nelson Manneh Delegates from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs on Tuesday the 19th of June 2018 met with private sector representatives at...

Is The President Allowed To Remove Chiefs Without Any Cause?

QUESTION OF THE DAY: It is important to note that democracy does not condone impunity. Democracy calls for governance based on rules and procedures. The...

Bijilo Monkey Park Remains As Forest Reserve

By: Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang Momodou Jaama Suwareh, Executive Director, NEA The National Environment Agency has succeeded on its defiance fight for Government not to de-reserve the...

CSO Coalition on Elections – The Gambia Preliminary Statement: 12 May...

INTRODUCTION The CSO Coalition on Elections - The Gambia, spearheaded and coordinated by the West Africa Network for Peace building (WANEP) – The Gambia,...

‘Nomination Of Councilors Should Not Be Partisan, But Consultative’-Banjul Youth Chairman

By MUHAMMED S. BAH  Essaha Sowe, the newly elected Chairman of Banjul youth has said the elected Chairpersons and Mayors should not based the nomination...