Monday, May 25, 2020

Burning Issues

Armed Men Attack Bread Supplier

By Nelson Manneh Amadou Jallow a bread supplier residing in Tallinding, on Monday the 1st January 2018 said he was attacked by two men on his...

How Much Will Gambia Pay To Senegal For Electricity Supply?

QUESTION OF THE DAY: It has been revealed by the Minister of Petroleum and Energy and the NAWEC Management, that the North Bank Region of...

Drivers Decry Frequent Animal Crossings On Main Trans Gambia Highway

By Awa B. Bah Drivers plying the Brikama-Basse highway have decried the unusual crossing of cattle on the trans-Gambia main highway as animal distraction increases...

Are There Minerals In Kartong, Batokunku And Sanyang?

Question Of The Day: The Jammeh administration had a fracas with Carnegie Minerals, accusing them of mining minerals that they were not licensed to exploit....

Fence Of Disputed Land Demolished

By Yankuba Jallow The fence of a reserved land claimed by the youth of Kololi and Bakoteh and occupied by an Estate Agency owned by...

Who is not qualified to stand for mayorship?

Question of the day Foroyaa has already published the conditions imposed in determining who is qualified in standing for the position of Mayor/Chairperson of councils....

Will There Be Prisoner Release As New Year Gesture?

The New Year is fast approaching. December 2, the day marking the beginning of the end of the Jammeh administration has passed without the...

Rent Tribunals Put Under The Ambit Of The Judiciary. Will District...

Question Of The Day: The Attorney General and Minister of Justice brought the Rent Tribunal (Amendment) Bill to the National Assembly in recognition of the...

Should The 1997 Constitution Be Revoked Or Amended? The Bar Should...

Question of the Day During the National Assembly debate on the Constitutional Review Commission Bill, Halifa Sallah among other National Assembly members emphasised that there...

Qualifications To Become Mayor, Mayoress Or Chairperson?

QUESTION OF THE DAY As the momentum for the local government elections builds up many readers have been calling to find out from Foroyaa what...

Sukuta Bahamas Youth Charged By Prosecution, Bailed

By Yankuba Jallow Banjul, 21 December 2017 - The six youths of Sukuta Bahamas who were arrested some days back, were charged on today by...

Five Drivers Arrested, Two Remanded In Custody

By Louise Jobe Information reaching this medium has it that as a result the new fare increment on Monday 18th December 2017, five drivers were...

When Will The National Development Plan Be Ready?

In delivering the budget speech, the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs made reference to the National Development Plan, indicating that the Plan (NDP...

Transport Fares Increase

By Louise Jobe Information gathered from the transport sector indicates an increment in transport fares by commercial drivers since Monday 18th December 2017. According to sources...

“First Lady’s Office Is Constitutional” – Finance Minister

By Amie Sanneh ‘‘The office of the first lady is Constitutional because it is the Constitution that gives the president the power to establish office.’’ These...

What Is The Total Debt Of The Country?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Minister of Finance has indicated that they inherited unsustainable debt from the Jammeh administration.  The total debt of the country...

How Do We Keep The Legacy Of Deyda Hydara?

Deyda Hydara was murdered in cold blood in 2004 but after thirteen years his name is still on the lips of Gambians. Why? Because he...

At The National Assembly 2018 Budget Speech

The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Amadou Sanneh, on Friday December 15, 2017, delivered the 2018 budget speech at the National Assembly Building...

How Will Gambians Promote The Constitutional Review Exercise?

QUESTION OF THE DAY   Every Gambian should realise that the role of jurists is to put the convictions of people regarding the type of supreme...

Tension Erupts Between Jabang, Sukuta Over Land

By Mustapha Jallow   Tension erupted between residents of Jabang and Sukuta over land that eventually led to a riot between the residents of Sukuta who...