Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Burning Issues

NALA Lawyers Anticipate Breakthrough after Intervention of the Chief Justice

By Kebba secka Bekai Saidy and other members of National Agency for Legal Aid (NALA) have informed this medium that they are looking forward to ending...

‘Peace Hub’ Gambia Dismayed at Rising Hate Speech 

As December 4th Draws Near By Ndey Sowe  ‘Peace Hub’ The Gambia, have expressed their dismay by strongly condemning the recent proliferation of hate and incendiary...

Gambia Has 3 COVID -19 Patients on Oxygen Therapy

By Nelson Manneh Health Authorities have on Tuesday 6th July 2021 indicated that three (3) COVID-19 patients are currently on oxygen therapy. This is the 336th national...

Gambians Bemoan Challenges at Kung-Barra Crossing Point in Niamina

By Louise Jobe  Scores of Gambians who ply the Kun-Barra crossing point in Niamina, have bemoaned the challenges they grapple with at the said crossing...

Is The IEC Monitoring What Is Happening In Manduar?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The registration exercise is reported to be taking place in two different locations to avoid conflict. It is reported that in...

Released Manduar Youth Detained After Reporting On Bail On Friday

By Mustapha Jallow The seven (7) Manduar-Mankinka youth who were released on different dates (30th June and 1st 2021), were on Friday 2nd July, 2021 asked to report...

Printer breakdown impedes voter registration in Manduar Touba

By Mustapha Jallow Staff of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) stationed in Manduar Touba are currently facing technical issues after the voter's card printing machine...

Fuel Prices Increase Again

By Makutu Manneh The prices of fuel have increased again as of first (1st) July 2021. The price of petrol has increased from D56.11 to...

Should Any Gambian Stop Another From Entering Or Staying In A...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The incident at Kanilai is a matter of concern. If the residents of each village were to have the power to decide...

Kanilai Residents Asked 2 UDP Vehicles to Leave Village

By Yankuba Jallow Some Kanilai residents on Saturday came out in their numbers and asked two yellow vehicles belonging to the United Democratic Party (UDP)...

Fire Outbreak Ravages Pipes of Golden Lead Fishmeal Factory

By Hatab Nyang A fire outbreak at the dumpsite behind Golden Lead Fishmeal Factory in Gunjur Beach on the 1st July, 2021 had caught many...

UTG Staff To End Sit-Down Strike

By Yankuba Jallow The University of the Gambia Faculty and Staff Association (UTGFSA) have agreed to end the ongoing sit-down strike after a successful meeting...

What Does The Constitution Say On The Duties Of A Citizen?

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to Section 220 of the Constitution the Duties of a citizen are as follows: “(1) The exercise and enjoyment of rights and freedoms are...

Youth Parliament Tasks Government, Legislature to Revive Draft Constitution

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Youth Parliament (NYP) has tasked the Gambia Government and the National Assembly to take steps and explore genuine efforts...

Interior Minister Says Gambia Remains Hostile Ground for Drug Trafficking

By: Kebba AF Touray Yankuba J.N. Sonko, the Minister of Interior on Friday 25th June 2021, disclosed that the Gambia will remain a hostile ground...

UTG Management Responds To Staff Association Admidst Strike Action

When the UTG Staff Association threatened to go on strike on Thursday, management issued a statement published below but this did not deter the...

NALA Executive Secretary Responds To Allegations By Legal Staff

By Kebba Secka Ahmed Kemo Ceesay, Executive Secretary of National Agency for Legal Aid in a telephone conversation on Thursday July 1st refuted some of...

7 Arrested Manduar Youth Released

By Mustapha Jallow Seven (7) youth of Manduar were finally released on bail from the Brikama Police station on 30th June and 1st July 2021,...

Gambia University Staff Continue Sit-Down Strike

By Yankuba Jallow Staff working at the University of the Gambia (UTG) have started a sit-down strike on Thursday in demand of welfare and related...

Can A Court Inquire Into IEC’S Decision To Authorise The Mayoress...

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to section 127 of the Elections Act, “(1) Where and issue arises relating to electoral matters which is not addressed by...