Many victims of the recent flood in Niani District are now hosted in schools. But schools are to re-open on 25 September 2017 and if no solution is found before then either the pupils will be deprived of starting school on time or the victims may be asked to leave where they are being housed. Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
The local government election is fast approaching and many potential candidates are busy moving around their wards and administrative areas. The Local Government Act in its present format needs to undergo serious amendment to bring it in line with the Constitution which stipulates local government authorities with a high degree of autonomy. Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow
Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), who was detained for nearly three months at the Guards Battalion in Fajara, has been transferred to another detention centre on Tuesday, 12th September 2017, around midday, military sources indicated to this medium. According to sources close to the detainee, Lt. Jarju was picked up from his detention cell by senior military police officers, who led him into a vehicle and escorted him to Yundum Barracks to continue his detention. The source continued that others like LCpl. Sambujang Bojang are still held at the Fajara Barracks and no concrete information has been received from the authorities regarding the reason for their detention. Continue reading
By Awa B. Bah
The speaker of the National Assembly, Mariam Jack Denton has said that as an arm of government, the national assembly does not work in isolation. Mariam Jack Denton was speaking on Friday 15th September 2016, during a press briefing on the 2017-2018 session of the National Assembly Oversight Committee, at the National Assembly complex in Banjul. Continue reading
Work on the Trans-Gambia’s bridge is in progress as most of the Concrete pillars that are to serve as the foot for the bridge, are near completion.
However, there are still some more pillars to be built as observed by this reporter on Wednesday 13th September 2017.
Readers would recall that in March this year, Foroyaa reported that the Trans-Gambia Highway is one of the most important roads in the Continue reading