‘Development of Banjul Is One of the Main Priorities of the New Government’ – Says Minister of Works

[Foroyaa] Mr. Bai Lamin Jobe, the Minister of Transport, Works and Infrastructure (MoTWI), in responding to a parliamentary question on Tuesday, 4 July, 2017, said the development of the capital city is one of the main priorities of the new government …

[Foroyaa] Mr. Bai Lamin Jobe, the Minister of Transport, Works and Infrastructure (MoTWI), in responding to a parliamentary question on Tuesday, 4 July, 2017, said the development of the capital city is one of the main priorities of the new government and is being championed by the president himself through his ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Serekunda ‘Sandika’ Market Infested With Worms, Flies

[Foroyaa] On Thursday, 27 July the country’s busiest market, commonly called Serekunda ‘Sandika’ market,’ was infested with worms (maggots) and flies after big heaps of garbage were dumped at every corner of the market area. According to our reporter, …

[Foroyaa] On Thursday, 27 July the country's busiest market, commonly called Serekunda 'Sandika' market,' was infested with worms (maggots) and flies after big heaps of garbage were dumped at every corner of the market area. According to our reporter, the dumped garbage contains all sorts of rubbish from plastic bags, used children's diapers, human waste wrapped in plastic containers, etc. The dumped garbage which is a big eyesore to anyone who visits the market, is a daily scene and it has become an unbearable situ

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Banjul North Nam Calls for Enfranchisement of Diaspora Gambians

[Foroyaa] Continuing his contribution to the debate on the Motion on the President’s State of the Nation Address in the 2017 legislative year, Ousman Sillah, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North Constituency on Thursday, 27 July, said he…

[Foroyaa] Continuing his contribution to the debate on the Motion on the President's State of the Nation Address in the 2017 legislative year, Ousman Sillah, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North Constituency on Thursday, 27 July, said he was expecting to hear plans to institute the electoral reforms, that among others, seek to extend the franchise to those Gambians in the diaspora to enable them to participate in national elections as is the case with all the countries in the sub-region.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia