On the 20 July 2015 ex-president Jammeh’s government enacted the Elections (Amendment) Act 2015 which made it a requirement among other things for political parties to pay one million dalasi and have ten thousand members to be registered by the IEC to function as a party. Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
What are the hopes of Gambians after the change of government?
All Gambians who could visit the Gambia are now here. Many Gambians who have been away for one or two decades have come back home. Some are here to stay and others for a short visit. No one can doubt that every Gambian is enjoying a new leash of life.
The media have been exercising its freedom to disseminate divergent views. A new day has dawned.
However, the Government and the people have to move more and more into a mood for due process and reconciliation. The spirit of reconciliation must accompany any attempt to deliver justice.
President Adama Barrow has appointed and reassigned Mrs. Fatoumata Tambajang as Minister of Women’s Affairs, overseeing the portfolio of the Office of Vice President, according to a press release issued by the Office of the President yesterday, February 22, 2017.
In a similar vein, the President of the Republic has also appointed five other cabinet ministers namely Mr. Demba Continue reading
By Nelson Manneh
Yafa Kinteh, one of the wives of the former National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director, Daba Marena who was arrested in 2006, visited Foroyaa’s office on the 16 February, to raise concern about the whereabouts of her husband. Daba has been missing for more than 11 years without appearing in court for any trial. Continue reading