Friday, July 3, 2020

Burning Issues

Weigh Bridges for What Purpose and for What Benefit for Government...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Ministry of Works had made an announcement of steps taken to use weigh bridges to support the proper maintenance of...

Should Controversial Land Cases Be Handled By District Tribunals Or Should...

QUESTION OF THE DAY  The Gunjur Berending land dispute is still potentially explosive. Shrines, burial grounds are being reclaimed in the Kombo area. Some of...

Tambajang Declines to Detail ‘Leaked Info’ of Coalition MoU Meeting

By Momodou Jarju The convener of the coalition agreement of the 2016 presidential elections has declined to give details of the outcome of a reported...

Dead Fish Washed Ashore On Gunjur, Sanyang Beaches

By Madiba Singhateh Lots of dead fish was found washed ashore yet again on the beaches of Sayang and Gunjur, as others can be seen...

Is Detention Without Trial Ever Justifiable?

QUESTION OF THE DAY When a person is guilty of human rights violation of the worst type he or she could only be sentenced to...

Third Fuel Price Increment In 2019

By Makutu Manneh The prices of petrol and diesel has increased for the third time in 2019. After visiting different fuel stations within the Kanifing Municipality,...

Banjul Breweries Ltd on the Verge of Shutting Down

By Nelson Manneh    Borri Darboe the Country Sales and Marketing Manager of the Banjul Breweries Ltd yesterday indicated that if the Government does not revise...

Is the Government Listening?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The voices are becoming loud and clear. On Saturday, Gunjur spoke. On Monday the media amplified their voices, saying that death...

Gambia College Principal Decries Lack of Furniture, Others

By Momodou Jarju The Principal of the oldest learning tertiary institution in the country, Gambia College, has complained about shortage of furniture and other...

Gambia Transport Union’s Long Standing Leadership Controversy Continues

By Awa Touray The long-standing leadership crisis among members of the Gambia Transport Union (TU), still continues. The crisis which has dragged for over two years,...

What is the policy of the Barrow Administration on the Distribution...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The President is required to travel across the length and breadth of the country at least once a year. His duty...

Stakeholders Not Pleased with Suspension of ‘Bikers’

By Nelson Manneh Bakers, ‘bikers’, vendors have expressed their displeasure with the decision of the government to prohibit ‘bikers’ from supplying bread for retail sale. The ‘bikers’...

Government Suspends ‘Bikers’ from Supplying Bread

By Nelson Manneh The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment has decided to temporarily suspend operations of all “bikers” from Kanifing Municipality...

What Lesson Has to be Drawn from the Bulldozing of Bamboo...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The lesson is simple. Prevention is better than cure. How many years did it take for the forest which has been...

Are The GSM Companies Ready For Sonatel?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Some GSM companies claim to have over one million subscribers out of a total population of 1.9 million. Others could also...

Bamboo Forest At Jamburr Bulldozed

By Madiba Singhteh The only Bambo strip of forest situated behind the Nawec substation at Jamburr village in the West Coast Region of the Gambia, has...

Who Is Enticing Who In Gambian Politics, The Political Leaders Or...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Behind every president and political leader there are opinion leaders who become stakeholders. They become more determined for the president or...

Whose Gain Is It To Promote A Political Agenda Which Pits...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Genuine democratic society is an inclusive society which promotes representation on the promise of informed choice. This means that merit serves...

Chinese Factory Asked to Cease Operation

By Mustapha Jallow Infinity New Energy Enterprise (INEE), a Chinese factory which has been operating at Nyambai Forest for a year now, has been asked...

What Change Will The Barrow Administration Make To Make May Day...

QUESTION OF THE DAY 1st May is commemorated in many parts of the world as workers’ day. This is a day unions and their members hold...