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TAD holds Stakeholders’ Forum on Information Sharing, Feedback Generation

By Lamin Fatty Tumanna Agency for Development (TAD) on Thursday 25th February 2021, held a stakeholders’ forum on information sharing and feedback generation. The forum which...

The Silent Tormentor: A Tale Of Endometriosis In The Gambia

The picture above: If endometriosis was visible, this is how it might look! Photo Credit: Endometriosis Awareness Page on Facebook. By Momodou Jarju Story Summary: · Endometriosis is...

NHRC Receives 77 Complaints after Two Years of Existence

By Nelson Manneh Emmanuel Daniel Joof, the Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, has on Thursday 25th February 2021 disclosed to the media that...

Senegal’s National Assembly Lifts Ousman Sonko’s parliamentary immunity

Ousmane Sonko's parliamentary immunity was lifted by the National Assemblyof Senegal on Friday, February 26. Ninety Parliamentarians from the ruling party voted for the motion...

Who Can Remove A VDC Member From Office?

First let us consider who can be a member of a Village Development Committee. According to section 93 of the Local Government Act, "A Village...

Yankuba Touray Concludes Testimony under Examination in Chief

By Mariama Marong Yankuba Touray, a former cabinet minister in the AFPRC and APRC regimes has on Thursday, 25th February 2021 concluded his testimony under...

STA President Harps on Quality Education At Gambia College

By Nelson Manneh Lamin Fatty, the newly elected leader of the Student Teachers Association (STA) at the Gambia College School of Education has promised to work with...

Caritas Gambia Distributes Bicycles to Gambian Students

By Nelson Manneh The Catholic Development Office (Caritas Gambia) has on Wednesday 24th February 2021, distributed bicycles to Gambian students. The bicycles were donated by Rotary Ireland.  Rotary...

Former Army Boss says Jammeh was not comfortable after he received...

BY Nelson Manneh Former Chief of Staff of the Gambia National Army Thursday testified that former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh was not comfortable with the...

Former GPTC Revenue Collector Says Bombarde Mistreated Captured West African...

Chief Revenue Collector at the defunct GPTC on Thursday, said Colonel Kawsu Camara (alias Bombarde) had on 22nd July 2005 beaten several West African migrants,...

NDLEA Officer Testifies On West African Migrants’ Killings

By Nelson Manneh Mr. Mawlud Faal, an officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has testified before the Truth Commission (TRRC) in connection...

Two Ambassadors Present Letters of Credence to Dr. Tangara

By Foroyaa Staff The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Tuesday 23 February received copies of Letters of Credence from the Ambassadors of...

Gambia to Update its National Determined Contribution on Climate Change

By Ndey Sowe The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and National Resources (MECCNAR) has on Tuesday commenced a two-day forum to update its National Determined...

Ministry Inaugurates First National Defence Policy Drafting Committee

By Ndey Sowe The Ministry of Defence has inaugurated its first National Defence Policy Drafting Committee for The Gambia since independence on Wednesday, 24th February, 2021...

NIA 9 Case: Lawyer Combeh Gaye Continues Cross-Examination of Baboucar Sallah

By Mariama Marong Lawyer Combeh, a prosecuting lawyer in the ongoing trial of former NIA officials on Monday, 22nd February 2021 continued her cross-examination of...

Yanks Touray Denies Blocking Late Koro Ceesay’s Vehicle

By Yankuba Jallow Yankuba Touray on Monday said he did not block late Ousman Koro Ceesay's vehicle contrary to the testimony of one of the...

Police Arrest Seven People Following Land Dispute Between Basori and Duwasu

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia Police Force has on 21st and 22nd February 2021 arrested seven people over a land dispute involving Basori and Duwasu. The land dispute...

Are there pollsters telling us how the people are likely to...

QUESTION OF THE DAY In the USA the polls tried to be as accurate as possible in collective representative samples of the population in the...

GIABA-GIZ Organizes Financial Intelligence Analysis Course for Regional FIUs

By Ndey Sowe The Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) in collaboration with Intertionale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has organised a three-day Financial Intelligence...

19 Gambian Tailors Certificated During Graduation Ceremony

By Mustapha Jallow Nineteen  young qualified tailors who were engaged in apprenticeship training were on Saturday certificated by Latrikunda-Sabiji Tailoring Association for their determination and hard...