Friday, June 21, 2024

Burning Issues

Police say illegally smuggled guns enter the country through the ports

By Amadou Manjang Cementing on the rise of gun crimes in the Gambia, the Public Relation Officer of Gambia Police Force, Binta Njie said the...

Gambia Investigating “Kush”

By Yankuba Jallow & Amadou Manjang The Gambia has collected and sent samples from people who used “Kush” drug to laboratories outside the country Dr Momodou...

Government’s Domestic Debt Rises to D41.3 Billion, Says Governor Saidy

By: Kebba AF Touray The Governor of the Central Bank of the Gambia (CBG), Buah Saidy has said that government’s domestic debt rose to D41.3...

More than 700,000 Gambians were food insecure in 2023

About 729,800 Gambians faced food insecurity last year, The Gambia National Food Security Survey Report says. The survey was conducted by the World Food Programme...

Government Still Owing URR Farmers 

By Lamin Fatty  The Government of The Gambia through National Food Security Processing and Marketing Corporation (NFSPMC) alias GGC is still owing groundnut farmers in...

Gov’t Owes Over 5 Million Dalasi to Farmers in Upper Niumi

By Assan Bah With the groundnut trade season approaching its apex, the government recently announced its settlement of all arrears with farmers through an additional...

Corpse of Foni Gunshot Victim Evacuated to Banjul

By Nelson Manneh The National Assembly member for Foni Bintang Karanai Constituency Honourable Bakary Badjie yesterday informed this medium that the corpse of an alleged...

Bansang Hospital: “146 Pregnant Women Died between 2016 and 2020 in...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Board of Bansang General Hospital Management has reported that a total of 146 pregnant women died at the said hospital...

Central Bank Spells Out Moves to Withdraw Old, Damaged Bank Notes

By Amadou Manjang  The Central Bank of the Gambia (CBG) has spelt out moves it has taken to withdraw old and damaged currency notes. In an...

Auditor General’s Findings on Government’s 2020 Account

Auditor General Modou Ceesay has presented his audit report on the different accounts of the Gambia Government showing serious violation of financial rules. The presentation...

Vendors Reoccupying Roadsides, Street Corners

By Amadou Manjang Vendors are re-occupying roadsides and street corners following the nationwide road clearing exercise by the National Road Authority. The nationwide road clearing...

Growing Backlog of Cases Delay Justice for People

By Yankuba Jallow  As the Judiciary prepares to begin the legal year celebrations, Foroyaa will be publishing the problems the people face in trying to access...

102 Accidents Registered on ‘New’ Bertil Harding Highway

As Sections of the new road opens to traffic By Nelson Manneh The Commissioner for Mobile Traffic of the Gambia Police Force Lamin King Colley on Wednesday...

BCC’s CEO & Finance Director Speak on Their Controversies

By Demba Bah Two top officials of the Banjul City Council - the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Finance Director – on Friday spoke...

Police Intervene in BCC’s CEO, Finance Director Tussle

By Demba Bah Banjul City Council (BCC) has been engulfed in a new confrontation. This time around it involves the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and...

GAMBIANS & ILLEGAL BETTING

By Yankuba Jallow Gambians are not allowed by law to do gambling at the Casinos. The Betting and Gaming Act makes it an offence for...

Salt water intrusion wreaks havoc in Faraba- Sutu Rice Fields

By Nelson Manneh The women in Faraba-Sutu have recently abandoned their fertile wetlands due to intrusion of salt water into the swamplands (‘Faros’).Faraba-Sutu is located...

Buying Points Halt Groundnut Trade over Cash Shortage

By Biran Gaye With the groundnut trading season opened a month ago, the buying points (seccos) in Sabach Sanjal District have halted the groundnut trade...

Inside Gambia’s Immigration Racket

By Yankuba Jallow Foroyaa’s eight-month investigation has revealed that some personnel of the Gambia Immigration Department (GID) have been unlawfully taking money from other West...

Gambia Lacks Laws Protecting Buyers from Real Estate Scammers

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Government’s plan to regulate the real estate sector is not going as planned. Despite President Adama Barrow’s numerous promises, the...