The Kanifing Municipal Council is responsible for solid waste disposal within the municipality and has designated the Bakoteh dumpsite for that purpose. However, it was unable to cope with the management of the dumpsite Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
HAS THE PROCLAMATION OF THE PRESIDENT ON THE FIRST SESSION OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BEEN PUBLISHED?
Section 97 of the Constitution requires the president to indicate the place of the first session of the National Assembly after a national assembly election by proclamation. But for this to have the force of law it should be published in the Gambia Gazette. Our enquiry yesterday from the printer of The Gambia Gazette is that it has not yet been published.
To insist in maintaining a position after erring tantamount to impunity. What Gambians united and fought for was not merely to remove Yahya Jammeh from power but to fight impunity. The executive should take note.
Abdoulai G. Dibba
The Members of the new National Assembly ended its adjournment debate on Tuesday April 24, 2017.
Before the commencement of the adjournment debate, the Speaker informed the Members that according to section 9(4) of the Standing Orders, on the completion of business at the last sitting of each meeting, the Majority Leader, or the Minority Leader or in their absence any other Member shall move a motion for the adjournment of the Assembly sine die. Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow
Kadijatou Gibba Nyassi, wife of a detained commercial van driver, yesterday told Foroyaa that her husband, Bunja Nyassi, is still held in detention.
‘‘I am calling on the new government to release my husband as he has been detained for more than 72 hour,’’ she said.
Mrs.Gibba Nyassi indicated that the Military police have allowed them to be visiting him or bringing food and Continue reading
By Madiba Singhateh
The Bakoteh / Manjai dumpsite issue is still unresolved while the ban on dumping solid waste at the site still holds.
This standstill is a result of the community’s disagreement with the Kanifing Municipal Council regarding the management of the site. Information reaching Foroyaa indicates that while the council wishes to manage the Continue reading