Ex-President Jammeh has made an exit. Good governance provides the basis for a leader to occupy executive power for a short while and then go back to civilian life. This is what is expected in a sovereign republic. Term limits are set and executive power is entrusted based on the consent of the people. Continue reading
The Gambia went through the toughest election campaign during the past 20 years without any state of emergency being declared. At a time when all Gambians are going about their business and some even leaving the urban area to reduce tension, a state of emergency is declared. Continue reading
Democracy provides for a peaceful transfer of executive power from one president to another and thus retains institutional memory for progress as one administration replaces another. Continue reading
Foroyaa wishes to take this opportunity to advise the Gambian Nation and People to take charge of our destiny.
The month of September 2016 was a very eventful one. The opposition was being condemned all over the world for being divided and for not putting the national interest before party or personal interest. Continue reading
ECOWAS leaders are in Banjul today to play their part in promoting a negotiated settlement of the political impasse.
January 19 is less than a week away. It is D-Day for The Gambia. All those who love the country and her people have been calling on the stakeholders to work to have a peaceful settlement.
The reasons Gambians went to the polls is to have a peaceful transfer of power if that constitutes their verdict. No single Gambian wants to see dead bodies in the streets or the destruction of property.
It is therefore hoped that the different stakeholders would put Gambia first and work towards a peaceful transfer of executive power.