Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Burning Issues

Could The President Of The Gambia Be Dragged To The National...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Section 77 Subsection 2 does indicate that ‘’The National Assembly may request the President to attend a sitting of the National...

National Assembly Summons Vice President to appear for Questioning

By; Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly of the Gambia has on Thursday summoned the Vice President, Dr. Istaou Touray, to appear before the legislature...

Halifa Sallah: LGA contains provisions meant to consolidate executive might

By Yankuba Jallow Halifa Sallah, the member for Serrekunda said the Local Government Act contains provisions meant to consolidate the might of the Executive. He said...

KMC Municipal Police demolish stalls of Bakoteh Bridge

By Makutu Manneh Stalls at the Bakoteh Bridge were on Tuesday between the hours of 2pm to 3pm demolished by KMC Municipal police, who took...

Brikama Fish Vendors Call on Government to provide them with Water

By Isatou Kanyi Vendors at the Brikama Fish Market have called on Gambia Government to provide them with a water tank. Brikama market is one of...

State of Public Emergency Declared

State House, Banjul, 7th July 2020 – In exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 34(6) of the 1997 Constitution, His Excellency,...

Frontline Defenders Call on Gambian Authorities to Drop Charges Against Madi...

The Dublin based Front Line Defenders have called on the authorities in the Gambia to immediately drop all charges against Madi Jobarteh, as they...

Gambian Health Worker Dies from COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has registered a new death of COVID-19, bringing the total number of known COVID-19 related deaths in the country to...

Sidia Jatta: Parochial Consideration of law has delayed Gambia for 22...

By: Kebba AF Touray Sidia Jatta, member for Wuli West told lawmakers on Monday that parochial consideration of law has delayed the Gambia for over...

Foni Bondali MP Lambasts Lawmakers Who Opposed Local Government Amendment Bill

By: Kebba AF Touray Kaddy Camara, Member of Parliament for Foni Bondali, on Monday lambasted lawmakers, who were opposed to the Local Government Amendment Bill...

Tension Brews at the National Assembly

By: Kebba AF Touray Tensions emerged at the Legislative House in Banjul, as lawmakers disagreed on whether or not the house could debate on the...

Mile 2: The Gambia Center that is ‘Unfit for Purpose’

By Momodou Jarju Built on the outskirts of Banjul along the highway linking Serrekunda and the capital, Mile II was the epicenter of gruesome mistreatment...

Distance Learning Programme Creates Controversy at Gambia College

By Nelson Manneh Yielding to extraordinary measures amid extraordinary times caused by a global Covid-19 pandemic, The Gambia College joined the bandwagon of learning institutions...

Minister Tangara Sheds Light on Death of Two Gambians Abroad

By: Kebba AF Touray Momodou Tangara Gambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister has recently disclosed to the legislature that information relayed by their missions abroad indicated that...

Minister Tangara says 4837 Gambians are required to leave Germany, 25...

By: Kebba AF Touray Momodou Tangara, the Gambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister, on Wednesday told lawmakers that 4837 Gambians are required to leave Germany, adding 25...

When will the IEC commence registration of voters for a referendum?

QUESTION OF THE DAY It is clear registration for ID Card is continuing. Rice distribution has been done in many places using coupons. In some...

Relatives Bury Soldier Who Dies While Guarding COVID-19 Foodstuffs

By Mustapha Jallow & Matarr Jassey A soldier was found dead at his guard post in Sinchu Alagie where he was providing security to the...

Is A State Of Public Emergency In Force, Or Not In...

QUESTION OF THE DAY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SHOULD ANSWER The Executive appears to be undecided on the state of Emergency. There is easing of restrictions without...

Activist Madi Jobarteh May Appear in Court on Monday

By Mustapha Jallow Madi Jobarteh, a rights activist is likely to appear before the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 6th July 2020. Madi said when he...

Gamtel, Gamcel and GCCA have defaulted in their payments to SSHFC

The Minister of Finance Mamboury Njie has informed NAMs that apart from the Gambia Groundnut Corporation (GGC) and Gambia Ports authority(GPA) which are on...