‘GPDP Never Received Funds From Barrow To Finance Candidates’ Spokesperson Mendy

GPDP Spokesperson By Kebba Secka GPDP’S Spokesperson Abdoulahi Mendy on Thursday 10th January, 2019 said President Barrow never gave his party any fund to finance candidates during the National Assembly and Councillorship elections. Mendy made these remarks in a telephone interview with this reporter. “What we have received is four hundred thousand dalasis (D100,000 [...]

2019-01-15T21:56:24+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

AT THE TRRC: ‘July 1994 Coup Was Planned To Get Rid Of Foreign Soldiers’ Ex-AFPRC Spokesperson

Retired Captain Alagie Kanteh By Yankuba Jallow Retired Captain Alagie Kanteh, an ex-spokesperson of the AFRPC, said the 1994 Military Coup was planned to get rid of the presence of Nigerian soldiers in the Gambia National Army (GNA). He added that there was no way the Nigerian soldiers could have been removed without getting [...]

2019-01-15T19:54:19+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

On The CRC Tour: Constitution Should Protect People From Statelessness

Justice Cherno Sulayman Jallow (Chairperson) By Nelson Manneh A woman at a Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) meeting held yesterday at the Brikama garage in Serrekunda told Commissioners that the Constitution should protect people from statelessness. Isatou Jobe said there are some people who were born in The Gambia but that their parents are from [...]

2019-01-15T18:53:50+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

NEA To Meet Sanyang Community Today

A pipe that empties waste from the fishmeal factory into the sea was burnt  By Madiba Singhateh National Environment Agency will today hold a consultative meeting with the Alkalo and some members of the community of Sanyang. Buba Sey programme officer at the NEA told Foroyaa that the reason for the meeting was to [...]

2019-01-15T17:53:01+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments


By Kebba Secka The United Democratic Party (UDP), is yet to comment on President Barrow’s claim that he financed the candidature of Coalition parties during the National Assembly’s Election. On Friday January 10th January 2019, this reporter visited the Party’s Headquarters in Manjie Kunda to seek clarification on whether UDP candidates at the last [...]

2019-01-14T21:30:31+00:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Govt Spokesperson chips in on Faraba Banta Controversy

Government Spokesperson, Ebrima Sankareh The Government Spokesperson has stated government’s position on the discontinuation of prosecutions of the Faraba Banta case, noting that the case has not been discontinued. The full text of the press release is as follows: In the face of widespread allegations, innuendos and insinuations that the Presidency may have discontinued [...]

2019-01-14T20:28:47+00:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments