Thursday, April 22, 2021

Burning Issues

Mysterious Death, State Authorities Bury Unidentified Body In Nyambai Forest

By Mustapha Jallow Members of the Gambia Police Force (GPF), the Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) and some Medical officers, have buried an unidentified body...

Do The TRRC Members Have Enough Security?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The TRRC is not a court. It is gathering facts to make recommendations. Hence no one should feel threatened by the...

What Is The Situation In Senegal?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The situation in Senegal has gone beyond what is expected under a stable democracy. A civil conflict is breaking out whose...

How Much Does Government Spend Annually On Procurement?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Government of the Gambia must purchase goods and pay for public works and services on annual basis. According to the...

Should There Be A Law Requiring The IEC To Conduct Elections...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The suspension of a political party because of disputed elections did raise the question whether it would not be prudent to...

Pastef Leader Ousmane Sonko Arrested

Ousmane Sonko, the leader of Pastef was finally arrested by the research squad for disturbing public order and participating in an unauthorized demonstration, according...

Court of Appeal Grants Application Sought by IEC’s Lawyer in Sheriffo...

By Yankuba Jallow Gambia Court of Appeal on Tuesday granted an application for extension of time sought by Lawyer Fatou A. Jawo for the Independent...

25 Gambian Deportees to Arrive in Banjul Today

By Yankuba Jallow Reliable sources close to 25 Gambians currently detained in Germany, have informed Foroyaa that their loved ones will land at the Banjul...

Touma Njie Rejects PPP’s New Executive

By Makutu Manneh Fatoumatta Touma Njie, National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul South, has rejected the new constituted People’s Progressive Party’s executive elected on Saturday...

What Is The Message PDOIS Intends For The Media To Disseminate?

QUESTION OF THE DAY PDOIS wrote the following letter of invitation to media houses with attachment: Dear Stakeholder, SUBJECT: INVITATION FOR COVERAGE OF PDOIS’ TA2021 ACTIVITIES -...

The Silent Tormentor: A Tale Of Endometriosis In The Gambia

The picture above: If endometriosis was visible, this is how it might look! Photo Credit: Endometriosis Awareness Page on Facebook. By Momodou Jarju Story Summary: · Endometriosis is...

Who Can Remove A VDC Member From Office?

First let us consider who can be a member of a Village Development Committee. According to section 93 of the Local Government Act, "A Village...

Police Arrest Seven People Following Land Dispute Between Basori and Duwasu

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia Police Force has on 21st and 22nd February 2021 arrested seven people over a land dispute involving Basori and Duwasu. The land dispute...

Are there pollsters telling us how the people are likely to...

QUESTION OF THE DAY In the USA the polls tried to be as accurate as possible in collective representative samples of the population in the...

Will There Be A New Constitution?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The executive is not forthcoming with answers on this important question. There are only two roads to address the challenges of...

What Plans Do The KMC And The Central Government Have For...

Every day the women gardeners and those who buy their produce wholesale for retail purposes as well as the fishmongers do occupy the streets near the...

VP Touray Dispels Information that Gov’t Signed Deportation Deal with Swiss...

By Ndey Sowe The Gambia’s Vice President, Dr. Isatou Touray, has dispelled what she called misinformation carried by the media that the government signed deportation...

Is The Old Dictum Correct That Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied?

QUESTION OF THE DAY  The case of the NIA 9 started immediately after President Barrow assumed office. The case is yet to be concluded. The...

Sidia Jatta asks why Gambia is Celebrating Independence When She is...

Mariama Marong The National Assembly Member for Wuli West, Sedia Jatta, has queried the need for Gambians to celebrate Independence Day when their country is...

Should Potatoes With Dark Spots Be Eaten?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Consumer protection is absolutely essential if we are to reduce liver cancer. It is very common to see people pealing dark...