Will They Languish in Jail for Another Year?

[Foroyaa] About a dozen prisoners were protesting in court that they have been in the remand wing for more than a year without appearing in court. This would not have been possible if section 24 of the Constitution was adhered to which states in subsec…

[Foroyaa] About a dozen prisoners were protesting in court that they have been in the remand wing for more than a year without appearing in court. This would not have been possible if section 24 of the Constitution was adhered to which states in subsection (1) that

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Foroyaa Will Honour Its Constitutional Responsibility

[Foroyaa] The Constitution has given the media the responsibility to hold the government accountable to the people. It states in section 207 subsection (3) that, “The press and other information media shall at all times, befree to uphold the principles…

[Foroyaa] The Constitution has given the media the responsibility to hold the government accountable to the people. It states in section 207 subsection (3) that, "The press and other information media shall at all times, befree to uphold the principles, provisions and objectives of thisConstitution, and the responsibility and accountability of the Government to the people of The Gambia."

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Junctions Turn to Dumpsites

[Foroyaa] Many junctions in the main urban centers with the Kanifing Municipality, have heaps of rubbish dumped at main street junctions within Serre Kunda and other settlements.

[Foroyaa] Many junctions in the main urban centers with the Kanifing Municipality, have heaps of rubbish dumped at main street junctions within Serre Kunda and other settlements.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NAWEK Inks New Generator Deal

[Foroyaa] The National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) on August 3, signed a contract of a new generator with a capacity of 8.9 megawatts for the Brikama power plant, with Wartsila. The move according to officials, will replace an old functioning…

[Foroyaa] The National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) on August 3, signed a contract of a new generator with a capacity of 8.9 megawatts for the Brikama power plant, with Wartsila. The move according to officials, will replace an old functioning generator and boost the existing capacity for the struggling national electricity company. It will take about seven months before this machine is commissioned.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

U.S.$30 Million Investment Expected On Fisheries Management and Development, Minister

[Foroyaa] “The new Gambia will continue to provide support for the realization of improved and sustained management and development of the fisheries sector as we join other countries to benefit from the second phase of the West Africa Regional Fisherie…

[Foroyaa] "The new Gambia will continue to provide support for the realization of improved and sustained management and development of the fisheries sector as we join other countries to benefit from the second phase of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Programme WARFP. The expected investment for the country from this programme is $30 Million with justification on developing landing sites and adding value to fisheries products for improved food security and poverty eradication."

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Diaspora Gambians Support Disaster Victims At Home

[Foroyaa] As part of their contribution and support to their native communities’ back home, the Jarra UK and Bureng USA Associations have responded to the disaster affected communities in Jarra West District, with building materials and cash amounts of…

[Foroyaa] As part of their contribution and support to their native communities' back home, the Jarra UK and Bureng USA Associations have responded to the disaster affected communities in Jarra West District, with building materials and cash amounts of D120, 000 and D80,000 respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NRM Strategists Plan to Kill Land Bill

[Observer] Calls within the ruling NRM for government to drop the hugely divisive constitutional amendment bill on compulsory acquisition of private land by the state are growing louder, galvanized by the piling bipartisan political pressure around the…

[Observer] Calls within the ruling NRM for government to drop the hugely divisive constitutional amendment bill on compulsory acquisition of private land by the state are growing louder, galvanized by the piling bipartisan political pressure around the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda