Thursday, June 30, 2022

Burning Issues

Women Groups Voice Dissatisfaction on Women’s Representation

At 6th Legislature By Ndey Sowe Women groups across the country have voiced their dissatisfaction in a joint open letter to President Adama Barrow, on women’s representation...

Will Persons With Disability Be Represented In Parliament?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The information coming to Foroyaa reveals that women will have one seat less than what they had in the last parliament...

Could Female Candidates Rely On The Current System To Increase Their...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Out of fifty-three constituencies, two female independent candidates and one UDP candidate managed to win by popular vote. Three party candidates...

Have The Voters Voted As They Did During The Presidential Election?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The answer is in the negative. During the Presidential Elections, five parties had Candidates and 1 stood as an Independent Candidate. In...

New Transport Fares to Begin Today

By Amadou Manjang Following the agreement between the Gambia Transport Union and the Government of the Gambia, transport fares on all approved routes across the...

IEC  Conducts Elections in Foni Despite Ongoing Crisis in Cassamance

By Nelson Manneh The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Saturday 9th April 2022, conducted parliamentary elections in Foni as scheduled, despite the ongoing crisis of...

When Will The First Session Of The National Assembly Be?

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to Section 97 of the Constitution, the President will make a proclamation to indicate where the first session of the...

What Is The Consequence Of Corrupt Electoral Practice?

QUESTION OF THE DAY National Assembly elections are just around the corner and these last days are when corrupt politicians engage in dirty work just...

GPU Provides Safety Hotlines for Journalists

Idea Welcomed By Ndey Sowe Mr. Bah, Ms. Sillah and Yankuba Jallow  As journalists and media workers are deployed in the field for coverage of the voting...

What Is The Judicial Authority Doing About Availability Of Appropriate Interpreters?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Section 24 subsection (3) paragraph (f) states that, “Every person who is charged with a criminal offence shall be permitted to have...

High Court Dismisses Momodou Sabally’s Claim for Nomination

Says it is without merit By Yankuba Jallow Justice Francis Achibonga of the Banjul High Court on Friday dismissed the application brought by Momodou Sabally. Sabally, an...

How Will The IEC Handle The National Assembly Election In Foni...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Recent gunfire in Casamance near the Gambian border has displaced many Gambian voters in Foni Kansala who are now being accommodated...

Did President Barrow Say Sidia Jatta And Ousainou Darboe Should Follow...

QUESTION OF THE DAY? This question was put to Halifa Sallah and he said that the people of Wuli West should support Sidia Jatta so...

Smoking Remains Big Public Menace Despite Ban In Gambia

By Mariama Marong Modou Njie, a resident of New Jeshwang, has been smoking for over 25 years. He said he did not encounter any health...

Awarded Contracts totaling D74 Million not Approved by GPPA- NAO Report

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Audit Office (NAO) has said that 6 contracts totaling seventy-four million, three hundred and thirty-two thousand and five hundred...

Latrikunda Sabiji Still Battling With Water Outage

By: Aja Musu Bah-Daffeh Residents of Latrikunda Sabiji, near Dumos-South Taxi Street garage, are still grappling with water outage and have since called on the...

Audit Office Detects Missing Payment Vouchers Worth Over D63 Million

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Audit Office (NAO) has in its audited report of Government’s COVID19 Response identified missing payment vouchers worth sixty-three million,...

GTU Confirms Government’s Compliance Over Covid-19 Allowance Payment

By Nelson Manneh Essa Sowe, the Deputy General Secretary of the Gambia Teachers Union (GTU), said the Government of The Gambia is complying with their...

GAF Colonel Vows Gambia Will Not Be A Launchpad To Fight...

By Mustapha Jallow Colonel Musa Trawally of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) on Monday assured the separatist Movement of Democratic Forces for Casamance (MFDC) that...

Teachers In All Public Schools on Strike

By Nelson Manneh Teachers in public schools across the country have complied to embark on a strike following a directive through a statement issued by...