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WHAT IS PROGRESSIVE TAXATION?

Taxation is the major means of revenue for the government of The Gambia. In fact, the GRA has emphasised that it is targeting 19...

WHAT DID THE OMC SAY AND WHAT IS PURA’S RESPONSE?

There is correlation between high taxation and high cost of importation of goods and the low profit margin of a company, if prices of...

IS THE WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST ESCALATING?

The suicidal mission of Hamas fighters into Israel has led to the genocidal response of Israel in Gaza. The whole world is now calling...

WILL BANJUL CITY COUNCIL CONTINUE TO DO BUSINESS WITHOUT STANDING ORDERS?

The Mayoress and councillors of the Banjul City Council are having difficulty in deliberating and concluding matters of interests to the public. The main...

HAVE PRICES REDUCED DUE TO THE EFFORTS OF THE MINISTRY OF...

As the prices of commodities increase during the Christian Lent then and before the month of Ramadan, the minister of trade took measures to...

SHOULD OPPOSITION PARTIES PROPAGATE COUP DETAT?

The banning of the opposition coalition in Mali should be an early warning signal to opposition parties that call for coups d’etat and give...

WHAT DID THE LEADING CANDIDATE IN THE SENEGALESE ELECTION SAY?

Amadou Ba who conceded thanked everyone and wished the incoming president success during his tenure. Bassirou Diomaye Faye, the incoming president calls for Senegal...

WHAT WILL THE LONG QUEUES IN THE SENEGALESE ELECTION INDICATE IN...

Foroyaa is monitoring the election in Senegal and our reporter has observed long queues indicating that the Senegalese were not deterred by the short...

HOW MUST THE PRESS RELEASE FROM STATE HOUSE ON AGRICULTURE BE...

The press release stated the need for rice self-sufficiency through mechanization of farming and the involvement of young people in agriculture. The public is...

IS THERE AN ALKALOSHIP DISPUTE IN NGAIN SANJAL?

It is very strange for an alkaloship dispute to emerge in Ngain Sanjal when the Constitution is very clear on what should be done...

DOES THE WOMEN’S ACT PERTAINING TO FGM/CIRCUMCISION CONTRAVENE THE CONSTITUTION?

The Constitution is very clear. The national interest is supreme. That national interest is preserved when Gambians gauge their individual cultures against the national...

IS FGM/FEMALE CIRCUMCISION A RELIGIOUS QUESTION OR A MEDICAL QUESTION?

Foroyaa has and is still cautioning National Assembly members and the Gambian people at large not to distort the truth when it comes to...

WHAT IS THE OUTCOME OF THE PROTEST OF WORKERS?

According to information received by Foroyaa, workers who were protesting against their working condition (lack of contract of employment, transportation facilities, fixed hours of...

WHAT IS THE LAST HURDLE IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN SENEGAL?

Despite the fact that the constitutional council of Senegal and the president had to rely on assumed prerogatives, to set a date for the...

ARE THERE SIGNALS THAT SOME FARMERS ARE STILL OWED BY SECCOS...

The minister of finance has informed the National Assembly that not a single farmer is owed after delivery of their crops to the seccos....

ARE ALL ITEMS MENTIONED IN AN APPROVED BUDGET REALISABLE?

The minister of finance and economic affairs has informed the national assembly members in response to a parliamentary question that government spends on the...

ARE WAR CRIMES BECOMING DANGEROUS TO COMMIT?

The ICC has been accused of weakness and biasness in their identification, pursuit and trial of alleged perpetrators of genocide, war crimes and crimes...

IS A BILL DESIGNED TO AMEND THE WOMEN’S ACT SPARKING INTERNATIONAL...

Foroyaa has been informed that a Bill to amend the Women’s Act is a private members bill aimed at decriminalising FGM. Interestingly enough the...

WHAT IS NATIONAL DIALOGUE?

The term national dialogue is now frequently used in many countries, including The Gambia and Senegal. In these instances it is the government that...

QUESTION OF THE DAY

IS IT PUTTING THE CART BEFORE THE HORSE? The promulgation of the Constitution of the Third Republic should have preceded the enactment of the Elections...