QUESTION OF THE DAY
IS THE IEC STILL REPLACING VOTERS’ CARDS?
THE ANSWER IS NO
It has been brought to the notice of Foroyaa that people are still going to the IEC to request for replacement of their voters’ cards. They requested for Foroyaa to conduct investigation on the matter. Before the investigation commenced the IEC issued a press Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow
Alhagi Ousman Sawaneh, the Imam of Kanifing South and Sheikh Omar Colley, the Imam of a mosque in Jabang Borehole, have now clocked one year in detention without trial or access to family members as both of them were arrested by unidentified men in civilian clothes and held incommunicado since October last year.
The two are both reported to be held at the remote prison camp in Janjangbureh in the hinterland. Continue reading
By Yankuba Jallow
Magistrate Kebba Baldeh, in the case involving 30 civil servants, ruled that the prosecution cannot rely on section 169 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) to continue with proceedings without obtaining a fiat from the Attorney General. Continue reading
Following the refusal of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) to sign the landmark agreement reached by seven opposition parties and the independent aspirant to hold a national convention to select one flag bearer for the 1 December 2016 presidential election, the party issued a press release to further explain its reasons for doing so. Continue reading
The Independent Electoral Commission has said in a press release yesterday that no new voters’ cards have been issued after the end of the Supplementary Registration of Voters on 12th march 2016 and that no replacement of cards will be carried out also after the closure of the window on 29th September 2016. Continue reading