Monday, January 24, 2022

Burning Issues

Finance Ministry Cautions Public Over Fake Facebook Page

By: Kebba AF Touray The Finance Ministry has cautioned the general public through a press announcement, to be aware of the setting up of a...

Suspected Genocide Inciter In Police Custody

By Mustapha Jallow A social media inciter suspect of a Rwanda-like unrest in the Gambia, has been nabbed by the Police. Lamin Darbo alias Kani Kunda,...

Has Any Party Or Presidential Candidate Filed A Petition For 2021?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa has investigated this matter and can confirm that no party or independent candidate has so far filed a petition before...

Barrow Assures Justice for Atrocities Committed Under Jammeh’s Regime

By Makutu Manneh President Adama Barrow has assured Gambians and the outside world that there will be justice for atrocities committed under Yahya Jammeh's regime. "I...

Families of hospitalized NPP supporters call on President Barrow for support

By: Aja Musu Bah-Daffeh & Kebba Mamburay The worried family members of the supporters of the National People’s Party (NPP) at Ndemban Clinic in Bakau...

Will The 2021 Election Have A Violent Outcome?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Skirmishes started at Kairaba Avenue involving some supporters of the UDP. This led to tear gas being applied to the crowd...

What Is The Status Of Executive Power And The National Assembly...

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to section 63 subsection (1), the term of office of a president is five years. President Barrow was declared elected...

IGP Warns Against Post Electoral Violence in The Gambia

By Nelson Manneh The office of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has on Monday 6th December 2021 issued a statement warning post electoral violence in...

Why Did The People Vote The Way They Did?

QUESTION OF THE DAY One trend that appears very evident is that many Gambians are still willing to cast their votes for political figures. They...

Another Covid-19 Wave Expected in January 2022- Says Director of Health...

By Ndey Sowe Dr. Mustapha Bittaye, the Director of Health Services at the Ministry of Health, has disclosed on Tuesday, 30th November, 2021 that the Gambia...

President Announces Farmgate Price Of Groundnut: Are The Stakeholders Set For...

QUESTION OF THE DAY It was the president who announced the price of groundnut at a rally in Bakau. It is the National Food Security...

Does The Law Permit The Buying Of Voters’ Cards?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Buying of voters’ cards is considered as corrupt and illegal electoral act which can have serious repercussions. According to section 102...

Governor Dish Out Cash And Jerseys Soon After The Departure Of...

QUESTION OF THE DAY  Information reaching Foroyaa indicate that last week the Governor of CRR visited Mamudfana within two hours after the departure of the...

Who Will Implement The Recommendations Of The TRRC?

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to section 203 (1)(a) of the Constitution, “On receipt of the report of a Commission of Inquiry— the President shall within six...

Electoral System Needs Review

The current Elections Act does not make provision for candidates to challenge decisions made by the Commission, particularly nomination of a candidate for public...

IEC Contemplates On Their Options

QUESTION OF THE DAY When a court issues an order the person or corporate body against whom the order is made will have to comply. The...

Global HOMM Medical Director Raises Concern Over Deprivation Of Property

By Nelson Manneh The Medical Director and Board Member of the Global Hearts of Medical Mission (GHOMM) has on Sunday, 21 November, 2021 raised concerns...

Kora Maestro Alleges Threats from an Unknown Caller

Matter said to be under Police investigation By Hatab Nyang Pa Bobo Jobarteh, a renowned kora player and song writer, alleged that he received threats from...

Are We Returning To The Jammeh Days?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Jammeh regime, was characterised by arbitrary arrests and detention without trial. Personalities that came into conflict with the interest of...

Janjanbureh Prison Station Face Mobility Challenges

By Lamin Fatty The Gambia Prisons Department's station in Janjanbureh, is grappling with mobility challenges as the station has only one vehicle for its entire...