No one could understand why an Election Act would be amended to restrict more political participation by a government which has been in office for two decades and needed to introduce term limit instead of promoting self perpetuating rule. Few could Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
ARE THE FEMALE MEMBERS OF THE DISPLINED FORCE STILL KEPT AWAY FROM THEIR FAMILIES?
Foroyaa is still following the report of encampment of female members of the disciplined forces for weeks without access to their homes and families. The authorities we have contacted are unable or unwilling to comment on the matter. Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow
Heavy mining of the pristine sands at Sambuya Village in Kombo South district continues unabated as questions regarding how much is derived from the venture and by whom and the environmental impact remain unanswered by the government after repeated unsuccessful attempts to get an explanation from concern officials. Continue reading
By Mamadou Dem
The Managing Director of Gambia National Petroleum Company (GNPC), Momodou O.S. Badjie yesterday testified against Muntaga Sallah, former Permanent Secretary Ministry of Petroleum.
Testifying as the fifth prosecution witness (PW5) before Principal Magistrate Momodou M.S. Jallow of the lower court in Banjul, Mr. Badjie told the court that he recognised the accused person as the former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum. Continue reading
By Kebba Jeffang
The trial of Borry J. Saidy, the former Air Traffic Services Manager at the Banjul International Airports, failed to proceed at the lower court in Brikama on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 due to the absence of the defence counsel.
The accused person has been charged with giving false information to the office of the president after complaining about the alleged mistreatment meted on him at his work place and is now standing trial before principal magistrate Hilary Abeke. Continue reading