Sunday, July 12, 2020

Burning Issues

Fatal Road Accident in Pirang Claims Six Lives

By Nelson Manneh Five lives were lost on Friday 7th June 2019, following a fatal traffic accident involving a Mercedes Benz Sprinter (Gele-Gele) van and...

Two Years On, Death of Haruna Jatta still unkown

By Mustapha Jallow Abbas Jatta, brother of the late Haruna Jatta of Kanilai, has said that their family are yet to receive any information from...

What lessons are to be learnt from President Barrow’s interview with...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The interview is said to have gone viral and a countless number of interviews and comments followed. It is important to...

Truck Drivers Decry ‘Interference’ Of Authorities

By MUHAMMED S. BAH Scores of Truck drivers who converged on Thursday at the Banjul Lorry Park expressed their dissatisfaction with the intervention of the...

Update On Kanilai Gunshot Incident: Survivor Discharged From Hospital

By Nelson Manneh Former Lance Corporal Ismaila Tamba, an erstwhile member of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), was on Thursday 30th May 2019, discharged from...

What is the Barrow administration’s programme of reconciliation?

QUESTION OF THE DAY National reconciliation is not only about political reconciliation. It should start from identifying all the antagonistic contradictions in the society such...

Fuel Prices Increased For The Fourth Time In 2019

By Makutu Manneh The beginning of June has been the fourth time the prices of diesel and petrol are being increased in 2019. This reporter visited...

Is there real danger of a political uprising in The Gambia...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa has been following the pronouncements of the political opinion leaders in the country as well as the men and women...

Will President Barrow use the Eid Prayers to free his government...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Imprisonment for Treason or under the Public Order Act should be avoided by any government that embraces an open society. Threats...

Gambia Bound Flights Cancelled, Diverted to Dakar

By MUHAMMED S. BAH All flights bound for The Gambia have been either diverted to Dakar or cancelled after a Polish aircraft broke down on...

When will President Barrow give his State of the Nation Address?

QUESTION OF THE DAY This question was posed by a Foroyaa reporter at a press briefing conducted by the Director of Press and Public Relations...

Kanilai Gunshot Victim Still Hospitalized

By Nelson Manneh Ismaila Tamba, who was allegedly shot by a member of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), is still admitted at the Edward...

Gamcel Calls for Bail Out or Risk Halting Operation

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia’s GSM Operator has raised a red flag calling for a bail out on its current serious and precarious situation or...

How Many People Under Arrest In Basse For The Koina Incident?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa received information that 19 people are at the police station in Basse after the Koina disturbance. We are not sure...

Another Violent Clash Between Castes In Koina

By Lamin Fatty Fresh clashes are reported in Koina between people from different castes on Saturday 25th May 2019 from 9pm to 1: am. on Sunday....

Is The Government Paying The Required Attention To Caste Skirmishes In...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa continues to receive reports on community conflicts that are gradually turning into individual perpetration of violence. What this could lead...

Ministry Of Agriculture Clarification On The Chinese Donated Rice

The Ministry of Agriculture have learned with deep regret and disappointment that there are rumours and newspaper reports alleging that rice donation by the...

Sheriff Division Rescinds Notice Issued to Kunkujang Mariama Residents

The Sherrif Division of the Banjul High Court Friday rescinded and withdrew the notice it issued to one Baba Mendy and other residents of...

Are There Controversies Around The Distribution Of Chinese Donated Rice?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Readers would recall that Foroyaa received a tip that expired rice is being distributed in CRR. In order to get clear...

Chinese Embassy Dilates On Donated Rice

The Chinese Embassy issued a statement yesterday clarifying their position on the rice they donated, which is currently being distributed in villages in the...