Sunday, January 17, 2021

Burning Issues

One Pac Apologizes to Christians

By Isatou Kanyi  Bai Musa Secka, a Gambian singer who goes by the music name One Pac, has apologized to the Christian community and Gambians...

IEC Postpones Registration of Voters till further notice

By Ndey Sowe The Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has postponed the commencement of general registration of voters 2021. In a press release issued by the...

Basic Commodity Prices Escalate as the New Year Ushers in

By: Kebba AF Touray The 2021 New Year has ushered in escalated prices of basic food commodities effective 1st January 2021. No one doubts that...

GCCI President Says Gambia Lost D2.5 Billion Revenue on Waivers

Edrissa Mass Jobe, the President of Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), has disclosed that the Gambia lost D2.5 billion revenue on waivers...

Another Abundant Catch of Juvenile Fish In Tanji

By Hatab Nyang There has been another abundant catch of juvenile fish at the Tanje fish landing site last Tuesday, December 22nd 2020, with many...

Mercedes Benz Plunged into the Sea at Janjangbureh Ferry Crossing Point

By Kebba Mamburay The Public Relations Officer of the Gambia Ferry Services, Mr. Omar Burr Touray, has issued a notice on behalf of the Gambia...

Soldiers Chase Hippos Away After Fight Broke Among Them

By Mustapha Jallow Soldiers at LaminKoto Military Camp have chased away three “wild” hippopotamus at the Janjanbureh ferry crossing point, after a fight broke between...

Office of the Clerk Accepts Three Public Petitions

…and Assembly Committee Issues Guidelines for Admissibility By Foroyaa Staff The Office of the Clerk of the National Assembly (NA) has issued a notification revealing that...

One New COVID-19 Related Death Recorded, No New Case

By Nelson Manneh Gambian Health Authorities have yesterday informed the media that one new COVID-19 related death was registered, bringing the total number of COVID-19...

Street Vendors Narrate Their Ordeal

By Yankuba Jallow Isatou Jallow is a street vendor who is contemplating leaving the business for other gainful ventures. Jallow said street vending in the...

Private Companies Fault Government’s Decision to Award Contract to Comfort Quality

By Yankuba Jallow The contract to print number plates was awarded to Comfort Quality Services in a deal that other private Companies  said was marred by...

Juvenile Fish Caught in abundance in Gunjur

By Hatab Nyang On Saturday December 19th 2020, this reporter witnessed many boats disembarking their catches on the beach in Gunjur, comprising juvenile ‘bonga’ and...

How Much Has The National Assembly Appropriated To The Ministry Of...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The National Assembly , during its 2020 budget session approved and passed into a Bill allocating a sum of One  Billion...

Meet Jobarteh Fofana, the Gambian who leaves banking for leadership training

By Momodou Jarju (MJ) Jobarteh Fofana is a Gambian and a native of Jarra Sokoya in the Lower River Region (LRR). He earns his bachelor’s...

Is It Ideal To Have A Loser As President Of A...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Constitutions are supreme laws and what they say must be respected. Drafters of Constitutions should however weigh the implications of certain...

When Will Political Figures Stop Talking About Each Other And Talk...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Constitution building process is in limbo. Civil service and security sector reform have hardly started. Truth is being said but...

GGC Debunks Claims of Cash Shortage at ‘Seccos’

By Kebba Secka and Kebba Mamburrey   The Managing Director of the Gambia Groundnuts Cooperative Company, Muhammed Njie, has refuted claims that there is shortage of...

What Lessons Are We To Learn From The Release Of The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The release of the former soldiers who were convicted and sentenced on counts of treason confirms that the Gambian judiciary is...

Could There Be A Negotiation Of Constitutional Reform Without A Text...

QUESTION OF THE DAY There must first be a text to consider before there can be negotiation on Constitutional reform. To negotiate without a text...

3 Vehicles Burnt to Ashes in Abuko

By Mariama Marong 3 vehicles were burnt to ashes on Thursday morning at a garage opposite the GNPC petrol station in Abuko. According to eyewitnesses, the...