What is the Diaspora Doing Regarding Their Right to Vote?


The Constitution of the Gambia and the Elections Act provide for enfranchisement of the Diaspora. However, administrative decision had prevented the law from being implemented. Now the Diaspora has been making moves through petitions to the IEC to demand for time bound explanation when the IEC will implement the dictate of the law and conduct registration exercise abroad. Foroyaa will contact the IEC to find out   its reaction to the petitions from the Diaspora.



“National Assembly Vehicles Were Acquired From Philanthropists” -Director of Press

 By Kebba Jeffang       

Director of Press and Public Relations

The Director of Press and Public Relations at the Presidency, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, has told journalists that the 57 vehicles that were handed over to members of the National Assembly last month, were acquired from some philanthropists who do not want to be named.

She informed journalists that the vehicles were from people who supported the President during his campaign. Continue reading

Former Secretary General, PS Agriculture & Former Protocol to Zaineb Jammeh at Commission

By Mamadou Dem

Mr. Ousman Jammeh, former Secretary General

 Mr. Ousman Jammeh, former Secretary General and Minister of Energy and Petroleum and Mrs. Ada Gaye, former Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, who was also the former protocol to the former First Lady, Zainab Jammeh, yesterday appeared at the Janneh Commission of Enquiry.

Mr. Jammeh testified that while he was serving as Secretary General, Carnegie Mineral’s license was terminated because the former Continue reading