Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Burning Issues

The Attempt to Mislead the Religious Leaders of the Country

Foroyaa has observed that there is a deliberate attempt to mislead the religious leaders of the country to believe that the draft Constitution aims...

ECOMIG Forces Impound Fifteen Trucks

By Nelson Manneh The President of the Gambia Transport Union Omar Ceesay, confirmed to this medium on Monday that the ECOMIG Forces in Kanilai in...

Why would anyone want to serve for more than two terms...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa raised the question that all African Democrats are asking as the Guinean and Ivorian Presidents seek third terms and the debate...

GT Bank Customers Ask Gov’t to intervene, end impasse at their...

By Nelson Manneh Customers of Guaranty Trust Bank have asked the Gambia Government to intervene and settle the problem that led to the ongoing sit-down...

International Flights to Start Landing in Gambia by end October 2020

By Momodou Jarju International flights are expected to start landing in The Gambia, as the smallest country in mainland Africa is set to reopen its...

What Next For Constitutional Review In The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAY During the debate on the state of the nation address of the President and the adjournment debate at the National Assembly,...

Central Bank Fails to End Industrial Action at GT Bank as...

The Central Bank of The Gambia’s move to end a sit down strike by aggrieved staffs of GT Bank, failed to yield dividend on...

Health Minister chides abortionists for Maternal Mortality

By: Kebba AF Touray Dr. Ahmad Lamin Samateh, the Gambia’s Health Minister, said Thursday one of the causes of maternal mortality in the country is...

Is the Rejection of the Promulgation Bill the end of the...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The debate on the Constitutional reform process has started again in the National Assembly when Halifa Sallah pointed out to the...

UDP Secretary General Critical of Decision to Reject Draft Constitution

Secretary General of the United Democratic Party, Ousainou Darboe, said the rejection of the Draft Constitution by some Parliamentarians has taken from Gambians the...

Did National Assembly members raise harassment issues by CSOs and The...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The impression given to the Public by many national Assembly members is that they were speaking their mind on the draft...

Parliament Rejects Draft Constitution Bill 2020

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly of the Gambia on Tuesday 22nd September 2020 rejected the Constitution Promulgation Bill 2020. The bill dubbed the Draft...

Gambia Registers Two new COVID-19 related deaths, 14 New Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia registered two new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to one hundred and ten. Both deceased cases were...

APRC Deputy Spokesperson Critical of Certain Clauses in Draft Constitution

By Nelson Manneh Dodou Jah, the Deputy Spokesperson of the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) Monday, 21st September made critical comments of the draft...

Why Would Any President Want To Serve More Than Two Terms?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Nigeria has a population of 203 Million while the USA has a population of 330 Million but both countries had the...

ECOMIG Repatriates Two Senegalese Soldiers for Violating COVID 19 Regulations

ECOMIG high command in Fajara has repatriated two Senegalese soldiers to Senegal after they were arrested by personnel of the Police Intervention Unit for...

RE: President Adama Barrow Relaxes Nightly Curfew and Market Restrictions, Public...

At the expiration of the State of Public Emergency by midnight tonight, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, has decided to relax the night curfew...

Police Arrest ECOMIG Soldiers for Violating Curfew Order

By Nelson Manneh Personnel of the Police Intervention Unit have arrested twenty-two (22) people including ECOMIG soldiers for violating the Curfew Order put in place...

Sidia Jatta Says Children Born to Non-Gambian Parents Should Be Granted...

Sidia Jatta said Wednesday that children born to non-Gambian Parents should be granted automatic citizenship. Jatta was reacting to the debate on the new Draft...

Gambia’s Dream of Becoming Food Self-sufficient Not Farfetched but….

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia’s dream of becoming a food self-sufficient nation is not farfetched if all plans, programs and projects geared towards achieving this...