Could Ex-Vice President Mnangagwa Be Next President?

[Deutsche Welle] Some observers have tipped former Vice President Mnangagwa to take power from Robert Mugabe. The two have fallen in and out over the years, with Mugabe firing his VP just weeks ago. Will Mnangagwa now snap back?

[Deutsche Welle] Some observers have tipped former Vice President Mnangagwa to take power from Robert Mugabe. The two have fallen in and out over the years, with Mugabe firing his VP just weeks ago. Will Mnangagwa now snap back?

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

U.S. Govt Expresses ‘Confidence’ in October Elections

[U.S. Embassy Monrovia] The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia was inspired by 1.5 million Liberians who expressed their commitment to and faith in democracy by voting in the October 10 elections. The U.S. Embassy underscores the importance of a peaceful transfe…

[U.S. Embassy Monrovia] The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia was inspired by 1.5 million Liberians who expressed their commitment to and faith in democracy by voting in the October 10 elections. The U.S. Embassy underscores the importance of a peaceful transfer of power to a new democratically-elected president in January, as reflected in Liberia's Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Judge Gives Yankuba Badjie Seven Day Ultimatum

[The Point] Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul yesterday gave the former Director General of the defunct NIA, Yankuba Badjie seven days to get his legal counsels to represent him in court failure would result the court to order the…

[The Point] Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul yesterday gave the former Director General of the defunct NIA, Yankuba Badjie seven days to get his legal counsels to represent him in court failure would result the court to order the State to provide him with a legal counsel.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Mobse, WFP Hold Workshop On School Meals

[The Point] The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MOBSE), in partnership with the World Food Program (WFP), has conducteda four-day workshop on school meals policy implementation; handover plan, nutrition program, and the school meals code of …

[The Point] The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MOBSE), in partnership with the World Food Program (WFP), has conducteda four-day workshop on school meals policy implementation; handover plan, nutrition program, and the school meals code of conduct.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Semlex Denies U.S.$15 Million Bribe to Ex-Minister, Clarifies…

[The Point] Sales Manager and Commercial Director of the Semlex Group Mr.Ralph Hajjar, has denied his company giving any bribe in order to retain contracts on national documents for The Gambia.

[The Point] Sales Manager and Commercial Director of the Semlex Group Mr.Ralph Hajjar, has denied his company giving any bribe in order to retain contracts on national documents for The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Lessons From Oct. 10 Elections – Internews Plans Engagement With Media, Coss On Challenges & Way Forward

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Internews has planned a one-day forum aimed at engaging media and civil society in a discussion on the lessons learned from the Oct. 10, 2017 elections, challenges and a way forward for the run-off elections.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Internews has planned a one-day forum aimed at engaging media and civil society in a discussion on the lessons learned from the Oct. 10, 2017 elections, challenges and a way forward for the run-off elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Testing the Democratic Credentials of the State

[Foroyaa] The removal of the GMC leader from Cabinet without any consultation with Coalition leaders, confirms that the executive power given to the President is now being exercised rather than relying on the spirit of the Coalition which is based on t…

[Foroyaa] The removal of the GMC leader from Cabinet without any consultation with Coalition leaders, confirms that the executive power given to the President is now being exercised rather than relying on the spirit of the Coalition which is based on the premise that all seven parties would hold seats in Cabinet if they want to. It is very clear that the GMC wants a Cabinet seat and has been holding one.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Is It a Coalition Government or Barrow Administration?

[Foroyaa] The threat to National Security that was anticipated by the state did not materialise. Westfield was not occupied by thousands of young people; on the contrary, a little more than a dozen young people went to Westfield to read a statement.

[Foroyaa] The threat to National Security that was anticipated by the state did not materialise. Westfield was not occupied by thousands of young people; on the contrary, a little more than a dozen young people went to Westfield to read a statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia