What Is the Fate of Amadou Susso, APRC Mayoral Aspirant?

[Foroyaa] GDC and Boido A. Baldeh of Basse Mansajang. The returning officer stated in a press release that that he was acting in accordance with section 49 of the Elections Act which empowers him as Amadou Susso is the APRC aspirant for the Chairperson…

[Foroyaa] GDC and Boido A. Baldeh of Basse Mansajang. The returning officer stated in a press release that that he was acting in accordance with section 49 of the Elections Act which empowers him as Amadou Susso is the APRC aspirant for the Chairpersonship election in the Basse Administrative Area. He submitted his nomination papers on Monday, 23 April 2018 and on Thursday, 26 April 2018 the Returning Officer for the Basse Administrative Area rejected his nomination.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Amanah’ Teachers Demand Their Rights

[Foroyaa] Teachers under the General Secretariat of Arabic and Islamic Teachers, (Amanah), on Sunday held a mega consultative meeting to demand their rights from their authorities and to discuss the way forward.

[Foroyaa] Teachers under the General Secretariat of Arabic and Islamic Teachers, (Amanah), on Sunday held a mega consultative meeting to demand their rights from their authorities and to discuss the way forward.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Two ‘Lady Councillors’ Endorsed to Complete Their Terms

[Foroyaa] The ‘Lady Councillors’ (representatives in the National Women’s Council) in the Niani and Sami constituencies respectively, whose election to the Council was said to have been objected to by some women of their constituencies, have been endor…

[Foroyaa] The ‘Lady Councillors’ (representatives in the National Women’s Council) in the Niani and Sami constituencies respectively, whose election to the Council was said to have been objected to by some women of their constituencies, have been endorsed to remain in their positions until the end of their term. Their representation was endorsed on 26 April 2018 by women representatives from the villages of these two constituencies at Wassu for Niani Constituency and Changai for Sami Constituency.

Gyin Held 2nd Rural Youth Award

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) on Saturday 28th April, 2018, staged a successful award ceremony for rural youths in Chamen, North Bank Region (NBR).

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) on Saturday 28th April, 2018, staged a successful award ceremony for rural youths in Chamen, North Bank Region (NBR).

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Pensioners Demand Drawback, Other Benefits

[Foroyaa] Scores of Pensioners have expressed dissatisfaction over the non-payment of their drawbacks and other monthly benefits and called on Government to intervene with immediacy.

[Foroyaa] Scores of Pensioners have expressed dissatisfaction over the non-payment of their drawbacks and other monthly benefits and called on Government to intervene with immediacy.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ombudsman Explains Visits to Detention Centers, Assets Declaration

[Foroyaa] Mrs. Fatou Njie-Jallow, the Ombudsman of the Gambia, Thursday 26th April 2018, disclosed that her office has visited prisons and detention centers and that there is high compliance by the Government Officials on the declaration of their assets.

[Foroyaa] Mrs. Fatou Njie-Jallow, the Ombudsman of the Gambia, Thursday 26th April 2018, disclosed that her office has visited prisons and detention centers and that there is high compliance by the Government Officials on the declaration of their assets.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

First Ever Mayoral Debate

[Foroyaa] The mayoral candidates in the Kanifing Municipality engaged in their first ever debate at the Friendship Hotel last night. Five of the ten candidates, namely, Buba Senghore (independent), Modou Jenkins (independent), Adama Bah (PDOIS), Assan …

[Foroyaa] The mayoral candidates in the Kanifing Municipality engaged in their first ever debate at the Friendship Hotel last night. Five of the ten candidates, namely, Buba Senghore (independent), Modou Jenkins (independent), Adama Bah (PDOIS), Assan Martins (independent) and Bakary Badgie (independent) participated in the debate. The following were absent: Dawooda Giri Gara Njie (independent), Muhamadou Papa Njie (independent), Talib Ahmed Bensouda (UDP), Francis George Gomez (independent) and Ousman Rambo Jatta (

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia