Gambia

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 16:35:18 GMT
The Warning Signals of Gambia Ferry Services
[Foroyaa] Foroyaa has emphasised when the issue of investment to manage the Senegambia Bridge arose, that The Gambia Ferry Services Limited should have been commissioned to establish a management service for the bridges since they were in charge of t...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 16:34:18 GMT
Former Ward Councillor for Old Jeshwang Dies
[Foroyaa] The Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC), in a press release, yesterday, 28th February, 2024 announced the demise of Ba Junkungba Dukureh, former Councillor for Old Jeshwang Ward.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:23:43 GMT
'Nobody Is Safe in This Country'
[The Point] Mamma Kandeh, the party leader of Gambia Democratic Congress, has raised a concern at a press conference at Boaba Hotel on Saturday that The Gambia is not a safe country anymore as murder cases keep occurring on a daily basis.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:22:48 GMT
NHRC Raises Alarm Over Repeal of FGM Law
[The Point] The National Human Rights Commission is gravely concerned about a public notice from the Office of the Clerk of the National Assembly, published in various newspapers on 6th February, regarding the Women's (Amendment) Bill 2024, a Private...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:21:41 GMT
Gambia, Cuba Poised to Consolidate Historical Ties
[The Point] Cuba and The Gambia have reiterated willingness to consolidate the historical ties and cooperation that unite the two friendly countries.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 18:05:18 GMT
What Is the Food Security Situation in the Gambia?
[Foroyaa] According to the 2023 survey in The Gambia, the following trends have emerged: 3 out of every 10 Gambian households are considered to be food insecure. Food insecurity is considered to be worse in the Kuntaur Local Government Area which sho...

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:39:02 GMT
Focus On Renewable Energy
[The Point] The Gambia like most sub-Saharan African countries enjoy abundant sunshine throughout the whole year. This means that they are at a better chance to exploit the endless opportunities that renewable energy has come to offer.

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 17:44:40 GMT
Gambian Referee to Officiate CAF Confederation Cup Match
[Foroyaa] Lamin N. Jammeh, a Gambian referee has been appointed to preside over the CAF Confederation Cup match between Abu Salim SC of Libya and Zamalek of Egypt.

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 10:17:54 GMT
Sabally Apologizes & Abubakary Jawara Accepts
[Foroyaa] Momodou Sabally, a social and political commentator, who was sued by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GACH for alleged defamatory comments, has apologized to CEO Abubakary Jawara, who in turn accepted it.

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 10:18:56 GMT
Immigration Department Collects D212 Million in Revenue
[Foroyaa] Chief Superintendent Karalang Jarju, Officer in Charge of Finance at The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) on Thursday announced that they collected Two Hundred and Twelve Million, Four Hundred and Fifty-Four Thousand Dalasi (D212, 454,00...

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 10:19:10 GMT
59th Year of Independence to Be Commemorated
[Foroyaa] Three leaders have presided over the affairs of The Gambia since 1965 which is officially declared as Independence Day even though the country remained a constitutional monarchy under the British crown between 1965 and 1970.

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 18:11:03 GMT
Survey - Govt Discriminates Against People Based On Ethnic, Economic Status
[Foroyaa] Many Gambians said the government discriminates against people based on ethnicity and economic status, an Afrobarometer survey reveals.

Mon, 12 Feb 2024 16:17:41 GMT
Government Awards Six Road Construction Contracts to Local Contractors
[Foroyaa] The Minister of Transport, Works and Infrastructure (MoTWI), Ebrima Sillah, has said six out of nine ongoing road construction projects have been awarded to local contractors, in order to promote Gambian engineers in the area of road constr...

Mon, 12 Feb 2024 16:17:52 GMT
Barrow Launches Recovery Focused National Development Plan
[Foroyaa] A Recovery-Focused National Development Plan has been launched by President Adama Barrow on Friday, 10 February 2024, as a way of encouraging local resource mobilisation.

Mon, 12 Feb 2024 12:27:22 GMT
KMC mayor hands over plots of land to Staff Welfare Association
[Foroyaa] The Mayor of Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC), Talib Ahmed Bensouda, has recently presided over the official handing over of 175 plots of land to the Council's Staff Welfare Association.

Sun, 11 Feb 2024 14:16:23 GMT
Gambia Announces Visa-Free Entry for Saudi Citizens
[Foroyaa] The Government of the Gambia has announced on Wednesday, 7 February, 2024 that there will be a visa-free entry for the citizens of Saudi Arabia into the country.

Thu, 01 Feb 2024 14:25:26 GMT
Saving Marine Biodiversity!
[The Point] For centuries, humanity has seen the sea as an infinite source of food, a boundless sink for pollutants, and a tireless sustainer of coastal habitats.

Thu, 01 Feb 2024 14:25:15 GMT
Janjanbureh Celebrates 7th Kankurang Festival in Grand Style
[The Point] The 7th Edition of the Janjanbureh Kankurang Festival which was celebrated from the 26th to 28th of January 2024 has been described as one of its kind in the historic Island of Janjanbureh also known as McCarthy Island and Georgetown.

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 15:39:54 GMT
Vendors Reoccupying Roadsides, Street Corners
[Foroyaa] Vendors are re-occupying roadsides and street corners following the nationwide road clearing exercise by the National Road Authority.

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