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What Is The State Of Covid-19 Infection In The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to the Epidemiology and disease control unit of the Ministry of Health, 25 persons have tested positive.18 have recovered and...

Old Jeshwang Wetland being encroached upon

By Louise Jobe The Old Jeshwang wetland is being encroached upon at Guediaye landing site. Swamps are being intruded and mangroves chopped down to make way...

A different experience in the People’s Republic of China

Apparently, some people in The Gambia have been spreading falsehood about the People’s Republic of China. They have been misleading the public by spreading...

Residents of Jambur Decry Failure of the State to Compensate Them

By Madiba Singhateh The residents of Jambur on Thursday decried what they called the failure of the State authorities to fulfill their promise to compensate...

How Was Africa Liberation Day Commemorated In The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAY There was no statement from the highest office and no Pan African movement to remind the Nation that 25 May...

How Could We Succeed In Combatting Covid 19?

QUESTION OF THE DAY A declaration of a state of emergency is simply a way of alerting the whole nation that COVID 19 is a...

Patrol Troops Deployed Upon Senegalese Soldiers Entering Gambian Territory

By Mustapha Jallow Gambian troops have been deployed to the village border of Sare Omar after villagers confronted Senegalese soldiers for wrongly entering their territory...

What is the land Commission Doing?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Land has led to killing in Kombo South. It has led to destruction of property in many other areas. Demolitions are...

Police clash with Residents of Sukuta Over Demolition Exercise

By Mustapha Jallow Dozens of houses and fences have been demolished in Sukuta-Salagi as the police clashed with the residents over land dispute. At least 15...

Did The National Assembly Attain The Objective For Which The Extraordinary...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The answer to this question is simple.The extraordinary session was convened to meet the request of the executive for consideration of...

President declares a state of emergency again

The President has again declared a state of public emergency by proclamation. This follows the lapse of the previous one which was declared on...

Why Did The National Assembly Adjourn Monday 18 MAY ...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Nation would recall that COVID- 19 has compelled the National Assembly to adjourn its regular Session pending advice to restore...

Residents of Border Villages in URR Express Fear over Spread of...

By Lamin Fatty Residents living around the border villages within Upper River Region North have express fears over the spread of the corona virus in...

What Is The Role Of Social Welfare Department In Protecting The...

QUESTION OF TE DAY Foroyaa will approach the Ministry to find out how Social Welfare Department is positioned to assist the vulnerable groups during COVID-19. This...

Health Minister expresses frustration over the country’s bad system

By Yankuba Jallow The Minister of Health on Saturday told members of the National Assembly that the Gambia has a very bad system which requires...

Health Minister says The African continent is expecting three hundred thousand...

By: Kebba AF Touray Dr. Amadou Lamin Samateh, Gambia’s Health Minister, told Gambian Lawmakers on Saturday that it is projected that without social distancing, the...

Gambia Health Experts Say over One Hundred Thousand people could be...

By: Kebba AF Touray Hon. Alhagie Mbow, National Assembly Member for Upper Saloum and Chairperson of the Special Committee on the Implementation of State of...

Is Banjul Breweries Fair To The Gambian Nation And Its Workers?

QUESTION OF THE DAY When Banjul Breweries motivated Gambian workers to plead with their Parliament and Executive to reduce taxes, the authorities came to the...

Gunjur Ward Councilor says the reopening of fish meal factories is...

By Hatab Nyang Momodou Charreh Gibba, ward councillor of Gunjur said the Government should not have allowed the fishmeal factories to resume operation. “The reopening of...

What Final Step Is Mandatory For The Draft Constitution To Go...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Section 21 Subsection 2 and 3 of the Constitutional Review Commission Act read: “The Commission shall, upon the submission of the...