Gov’t priorities for the next year

This week, citizens were asked what they believe should be the government’s focus in the upcoming year having recently completed their first year in office.

The Jubilee events

This week we asked the man/woman in the street whether they had attended the flag-raising ceremony, the float parade or any of the other Jubilee events and what they felt about the event/s they attended.

The Jubilee celebrations

This week, we asked the man and woman in the street about their preparations for the 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations and whether they will attend any of the planned events.

Voting on March 18

This week on `What the people say’ we asked members of the public if they have been following the local government developments and if they will be voting on March 18.

The 2016 budget

This week on What the People Say we asked persons to share their views about this year’s budget.

Local Government Elections

This week we asked the man and woman in the street if they have been following developments related to the March 18 local government elections (LGE) and whether they plan on voting.

The 2 am curfew

This week we asked the man and woman in the street whether they were in agreement with the 2 am closure of night clubs or whether they were in support of an extension of the time.

Life in Moraikobai

What the People Say

Facing the effects of a prolonged dry season and the depletion of the forest as well as a poor price for lumber, residents of Moraikobai, Region Five share what life is like for them in their community: Havan Smith Havan Smith, logger, ‘At this time the logging business slow up a lot, especially in the market area with the price.

The 50% increase for some gov’t ministers

What the People Say

This week we asked the man and woman in the street for their views on the controversial 50% increase for some ministers in the APNU+AFC coalition government.

Jobs in the community

What the people of St Cuthbert’s Mission say about...

Residents of St Cuthbert’s Mission were asked about whether there are jobs available to villagers in the community and what recommendations they wanted to make as regards the creation of jobs.

What the Linden IMC Councillors say about issues that need addressing

Interviews and photos by Jeffrey Trotman Chairman of the Linden IMC Orrin Gordon and the rest of IMC members expressed disappointment at the July statutory meeting over the slow pace at which the current administration is moving to meet their expectations, which include reopening the Kara Kara Toll Point, making speedy arrangements for a new system of operating the Mackenzie-Wismar Bridge, increasing councillors’ stipend and employees’ wages among other issues that they feel should be urgently addressed.

Crime and other issues affecting them

Interviews and photos by Shabna Ullah This week on What the People Say, we asked members of the public to comment on the current crime situation and other issues affecting them.

The 2015 budget

This week on What the People Say we asked members of the public to comment on this year’s budget.