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25 Young Gambians to Benefit from 18-Months Apprenticeship Programme in Masonry

By Ndey Sowe The Jobs, Skills and Finance, in partnership with the TAF Africa Foundation, has launched the first formal apprenticeship programme in masonry for...

Gambians Sensitized on Voter Registration Ahead of Presidential Elections

By Mustapha Jallow The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) on Friday started sensitization on the mammoth voter registration exercise to be conducted by the...

NAMs Call on Government to Invest in the Productive Sector, Other...

By: Kebba AF Touray National Assembly Members (NAMs) have during the adjournment debate on Thursday, called on the government to invest in the productive, health,...

Have The Media And Human Rights Defenders Been Just To Kexx?

Kexx cannot interfere with his own case. No body had interest in politicising a matter which is yet to be linked to any political...

Gambia Increases Prices of Fuel

By Makutu Manneh Foroyaa has learned that the price of fuel has increased as of first April 2021 in the Gambia. Petrol price increased from D47.03...

Police arrests 117 people for allegedly armed in Public, other crimes

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Police Force on Saturday announced the arrest of 117 people who were allegedly involved in various crimes in the country.  These...

Gambia Government Regulates Prices of Cement

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Government has announced that cement is now put in the category of essential goods as a mechanism to control the...

Minister Tangara Receives Gambian Student Association in Sudan

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Tuesday held an audience with the leadership of Gambian Student...

Over Hundred Senegalese Secretly Leave Batokunku for Sanyang

By Mustapha Jallow Mamadi Jambang, the imam of Batokunku, on Wednesday told Foroyaa that over one hundred Senegalese nationals, who sought refuge in his village...

Lawmakers Issue Statements on Current National Matters

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Members for Kiang Central, Old Yundum and Baddibu Central have recently issued statements on current matters in the...

Will The Draft Constitution Be Dealt With Before The End Of...

QUESTION OF THE DAY This session of the National Assembly will end on 1st April 2021 and it is not likely that the draft Constitution will...

Solo Sima: PURA Issued 15 Petroleum Re-Export Licenses in 2017

By: Kebba AF Touray Mr Solo Sima, Director of Consumer Affairs, has said the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has issued 15 re-export licenses since...

Former NIA Officials Ask Justice Kumba Sillah Camara To Recuse Herself...

By Yankuba Jallow Accused Persons in the NIA 9 case have asked Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara to recuse herself from their case since they have lost...

Yankuba Touray Maintains Innocence in Koro Ceesay’s Murder Trial

By Mariama Marong Yankuba Touray still maintains his innocence in the alleged murder of former finance minister, Ousman Koro Ceesay. He denied all allegations linking him...

What Is The Update On Kemeseng Sanneh And Where Do We...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Police investigation team on the alleged abduction of KEXX has given preliminary remarks to sum up the evidence they have...

Defence Minister Says GAF Subscribes to Constitutional Order of Government

By: Kebba AF Touray Gambia’s Defense Minister, Sheikh Omar Faye, has told Parliamentarians that the Gambia Armed Forces is an organization that subscribes to Constitutional...

Sanyang Riot: VP Touray Promises Gov’t Will Follow Due Process

By Ndey Sowe The Vice President of The Gambia, Dr. Isatou Touray, has given assurance to the media that due process of the law will...

IEC Staff, Law Enforcement Trained on Access to Information, Elections

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Thursday began a two-day training of staff of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and members of both the...

Gambia, Senegal Committed to Implement Policy on Fisheries Resources

By Ndey Sowe The Gambia and Senegal have shown commitment to regulate and implement a policy that will enable the citizenry to benefit on the...

Magistrate Hears Testimony of 17-year-old Alleged Victim of rape

By Lamin Fatty A trial magistrate in Basse has heard the testimony of a 17-year-old alleged victim of rape. The witness testified in the case of...