The Gambia


Mon, 06 May 2019 10:59:58 GMT
Govt Officials React Angrily to Destruction of Bamboo Forest
[Foroyaa] The Director of Forestry Muhamed Jaiteh, has warned that his institution will enforce the Forest Act to the letter and any body found wanting for illegally cutting down trees or encroaching into forest parks will be brought to justice.

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:59:52 GMT
Assembly in Gunjur Demand for Justice Over Death of Buba Jammeh
[Foroyaa] A large crowd, on Saturday, 4th May, 2019 assembled at the Alkalo's residence in Gunjur to demand for justice over the killing of Buba Jammeh, an end to land disputes and the protection of their environment.

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:05:20 GMT
Gambia Submits Human Rights Report to African Commission
[Foroyaa] Gambia on Thursday 2nd May 2019 submitted its first state report in twenty-five years on the African Charter on Human and People's Rights to the African Commission as well as its initial report on the African Charter on the Rights of Women ...

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:21:41 GMT
Claiming the Divine Right to Rule
[Foroyaa] In the past, when monarchs rule and pass on their throne to their children, their subjects accepted. The subjects were made to believe that their blood was that of royalty and that their bloodline was anointed by a god. This was called the ...

Mon, 06 May 2019 09:21:35 GMT
Is Gunjur Beach Turned to a Marine Shipyard?
[Foroyaa] Walking on the shores of Gunjur beach, one can see an incomplete barge stationed on the coastal sea front. It has been confirmed by all those who have a stake at the beach that the said incomplete barge has been stationed on the shores of t...

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