Monday, January 24, 2022

Burning Issues

What Tonnage Of Groundnuts Is Produced This Year?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Rainfall this year has been inconsistent, characterized by heavy down pours and long dry spells. The long dry spells seem to...

GGC Explains Attack on Secco, Says Money Stolen Not Significant

By Mustapha Jallow Muhammad Njie, the Managing Director of National Food Security Processing and Marketing Corporation formerly Gambia Groundnut Corporation (GGC), on Thursday said the...

Armed Robbers Attack ‘Secco’, Go Away With Cash

By Abdoulai G. Dibba Information reaching this medium has it that Armed Robbers on Tuesday night, 21 December, 2021 attacked Bakalaar buying centre (Secco) and...

Groundnut Purchases: How Safe Are Monies Kept At Seccos?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Monies are sometimes kept in seccos to facilitate the purchase of groundnuts but the armed robbery of the Bakalar secco has...

How Does The Court Intend To Handle The Election Petition?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The court appears to aim to finish the case within 30 days. It has therefore come to terms with the parties...

Gambians Prefer J&J COVID-19 Vaccines to Others

By Nelson Manneh Gambians who are vaccinated against COVID-19 and those anticipating to be vaccinated against the deadly diseases said they prefer to be vaccinated...

Babylon girl who was shot dead laid to rest

By Mustapha Jallow Isatou Nyabbally, a 10-year-old who was “accidentally” killed in a gunshot, was laid to rest at Babylon cemetery on Friday, 17th December...

Is Poor Harvest Harming Farmers’ Interest Despite Higher Price

QUESTION OF THE DAY The nation has been informed that a system has been put in place where an Agib Bank official will be in...

WHO IS QUALIFIED TO STAND FOR NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The answer is simple. Section 89 of the Constitution establishes the requirements which an aspiring candidate must meet to be qualified...

Has Active Groudnut Buying Started?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Active buying of groundnuts could be said to have started if farmers are taking their groundnuts to the ‘seccos’ and getting...

DG Gassama: Misinformation About Illicit Drugs Has Drastically Increased On Social...

By Nelson Manneh The Director General of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency- The Gambia (DLEAG) has said that misinformation about illicit drugs has drastically...

DLEAG Destroys Over 100 Million Dalasi Worth of Seized Drugs

By Nelson Manneh The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency- The Gambia (NDLEAG) has on Wednesday, 15 December, 2021 destroyed seized drugs valuing over one hundred...

Bread Scarcity Hits Kanifing Municipality

Bakers Want Government to Increase Price of Bread   By Nelson Manneh Over the past two days, people living within the Kanifing Municipality have experienced bread...

Will Bread Continue To Be A Staple Food For Breakfast In...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Bread and beans, bread and acara, and so on and so forth have served as a source of breakfast. Any rise...

UNICEF Resident Rep. Says Gambia Faces Learning Crisis

Which Could Jeopardize Country’s Development If Unaddressed By Ndey Sowe Gordon Jonathan Lewis, the UNICEF Gambia Representative, said like most developing countries, the Gambia faces a...

Has Any Party Filed A Petition Against The 2021 Presidential Results?

QUESTION OF THE DAY On Tuesday 14th December, the UDP filed its petition at the Supreme Court against the results of the December 2021 presidential...

80-Year Old Woman Reportedly Missing

By: Aja Musu Bah-Daffeh Adama Jallow, an old woman who is said to be in her 80s, is reportedly missing since on Thursday, 2 December,...

Has Any Political Party Or Independent Candidate File Petition Against The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to section 49 of the Constitution a political party or independent candidate may file a petition against the result in...

New ‘Omicron’ Coronavirus Variant

 Health Ministry Updates Country’s Entry Requirements By Nelson Manneh Modou Njie, the Director of Health Promotion and Education at the Ministry of Health, has informed this...

When Will The President Be Inaugurated?

QUESTION OF THE DAY President Barrow was sworn in as President of the Republic of The Gambia after the expiration of the term of office...