GDC Nominates Candidates for Kanifing Municipality
[Foroyaa] The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), on Wednesday14th March 2018, filed the nomination papers of nine candidates who will contest for the party in the Kanifing Municipality, in the fourthcoming Local Government Elections. The nominations which started on Monday 13th March, will continue till Saturday 17th March 2018, at all IEC Regional Offices across the country. The names of the contestants for the GDC are Mustapha A Cham who is contesting for New Jeshwang/Ebo town ward, Abdoulie Njie for Bakau New Town
Diplomats Present Their Credentials to President Barrow
[Foroyaa] Dr Mathias Harebamungu of Rwanda
The Need for Environmental Impact Assessment in Project Implementation
[Foroyaa] Trees along the Banjul/Serrekunda Highway which took decades to grow are being felled without any sense of environmental conservation to make room for the implementation of a project which is yet to be known by the vast majority whose transports ply the route on a daily basis.
'Government Fully Aware of Scale of Migrant Returnees'ousainou Darboe
[Foroyaa] The Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Mr. Ousainou Darboe, has told deputies that Government is fully aware of the scale of Gambian immigrants returning home especially from Libya, as emerging statistics of returning migrants through the International Organization for Migration, indicate that from March to 7th December 2017, a total of one thousand, six hundred and fifty seven returnees were registered.
'Government Scholarships Are Budget Determined,' Badara Joof
[Foroyaa] The Minister for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology Mr. Badara Joof, has disclosed to Deputies at the National Assembly (NA), that the number of government scholarships, depends entirely on budget allocations which is approved by them.
Deputies Adopt Report On Parliamentary Procedure, Practice
[Foroyaa] The National Assembly member for Kiang Central, Bakary Camara, on Tuesday 13th March 2018, presented the 2017 Westminster Seminar Report on Parliamentary Practice and Procedure for comments, consideration and adoption, before deputies at the National Assembly (NA) complex in Banjul.
Nomination Has Started
[Foroyaa] The country is gearing up for an election mood. The APRC has put up its candidates for the council elections. There have been no talks between political parties to establish coalitions at the leadership level.
Health Minister Apologises to Doctors
[Foroyaa] The Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Saffie Lowe-Ceesay has finally apologised for comments she made about doctors.
Gambia, Senegal Sign Six Agreements On Security, Others
[Foroyaa] The Gambia and Senegalese governments have signed six agreements including security, extradition of alleged criminals etc. on March 13 following the conclusion of a three-day presidential council meeting at a local hotel in Senegambia.
Energy Ship Docks At Banjul Port
[Foroyaa] The National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC), has indicated that the 'Kar Power' Vessel has docked at the Banjul Ports on Monday March 12th.
In the NIA 9 Trial - NIA Officer Continues Testimony
[Foroyaa] Mbemba Camara, the thirteenth prosecution witness (PW13), in the ongoing trial of Mr. Yankuba Badjie and eight others, has continued his testimony before Justice Kumba Sillah Camara of Banjul High Court.
Capt. Boye Still in Detention Amidst Threats of Legal Action for Calling Him 'Junguler'
[Foroyaa] A younger brother of Captain Malick Boye, said his brother would take legal action against anyone who calls their loved one a 'Junguler'.
Nomination Begin With APRC Candidates As Electoral Commissioner Challenges Candidates
[Foroyaa] Nomination has started at the IEC Office in Banjul with 7 APRC candidates going through the process with a clean bill of health to qualify as candidates in their various Wards, in the forthcoming Local Government elections.
APRC Nominates Seventeen Candidates in Kanifing Municipality
[Foroyaa] Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC) on Tuesday 13th March 2018, nominated seventeen candidates out of nineteen wards for Local Government Elections.
Steve Biko's Lie Bojang Is Gambia U-17 Coach
[Foroyaa] GFF News-The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has appointed Mr. Abdoulie Bojang as the substantive Head Coach of the country's Men's U-17 Team with effect from March, 1, 2018, for a period of two years.
Frequent Power Outage Sabotages Real De Banjul, Hawks Derby
[Foroyaa] Real de Banjul versus Hawks is one of the country premier league's biggest derby games however the match didn't end without frequent power outage sabotaging it. Held at the Independence Stadium, so much laid at stake with Real de Banjul chasing to close further in on table-topping Gamtel FC.
Real De Banjul's Coach - Title Talk Too Early
[Foroyaa] Real de Banjul's gaffer Majorr Saine insists talk of his side charging for the title is too early.
Sohna Targeting Europa Via Cup Glory
[Foroyaa] Midfielder Ebrima Sohna is eyeing clinching the Azerbaijani Cup in efforts to seal a Europa League spot next season.
Footballer Accuses Senegalese Club of Maltreatment
[Foroyaa] A Gambian footballer Dawda C. Sambou has accused Senegalese first division club Niarry Tally of refusing to pay him his earnings, Foroyaa Sport can report.
Finance Minister Responds to NAMS
[Foroyaa] The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Mr. Amadou Sanneh, yesterday responded to the questions raised by the country's Lawmakers, at the Legislative House in Banjul.