FAO, Agric. Ministry Sensitize Stakeholders On Faw

[Foroyaa] The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, on Saturday 23rd December 2017, sensitized members of the National Assembly, Agric. Communicators and Farmers, on the Fall A…

[Foroyaa] The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, on Saturday 23rd December 2017, sensitized members of the National Assembly, Agric. Communicators and Farmers, on the Fall Army worms (FAW), which is a new pest in Africa, and is trans-boundary. The pest causes damage to maize, rice, sorghum, millet and pastures, and can also feed on other crops.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nacofag Consultation Forum On Gnaip Phase 2

[Foroyaa] The National Coordinating Organization for Farmer Associations in the Gambia, NACOFAG, recently held a daylong dialogue and consultation forum on The Gambia National Agriculture Investment Plan (GNAIP), Second Generation, at the FASDEP office…

[Foroyaa] The National Coordinating Organization for Farmer Associations in the Gambia, NACOFAG, recently held a daylong dialogue and consultation forum on The Gambia National Agriculture Investment Plan (GNAIP), Second Generation, at the FASDEP office in Cape Point, Bakau. The objective of the dialogue and consultation forum amongst others is to advance the role of farmer and civil society organizations on the formulation and implementation of the GNAIP processes for farmer organizations and CSOs, linking the attai

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Allege Scuffle in Mankamang Kunda – APRC Supporters Allegedly Wounded

[Foroyaa] At the time of going to press, reports have emerged from the Upper River Region indicating that three supporters of the APRC party who are currently on a nation-wide tour, were allegedly injured by natives of Mankamang kunda village, the home…

[Foroyaa] At the time of going to press, reports have emerged from the Upper River Region indicating that three supporters of the APRC party who are currently on a nation-wide tour, were allegedly injured by natives of Mankamang kunda village, the home settlement of President Adama Barrow, as the convoy passes through the community. Foroyaa decided to contact Police Spokesperson David Kujabi, to confirm the report but he did not respond to the call.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Stop Trivialising Corruption

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new administration has pledged to fight corruption without fear or favour. If followed through, this would be a welcome break from former President Robert Mugabe’s deleteriously permissive attitude tow…

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa's new administration has pledged to fight corruption without fear or favour. If followed through, this would be a welcome break from former President Robert Mugabe's deleteriously permissive attitude towards graft.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Central Bank Warns on Bitcoin

[Financial Gazette] THE demand for Bitcoin in Zimbabwe slumped over the past month following the central bank’s warning to the public over the use of virtual currencies and cryptoccurencies. Bitcoin, which is the most prominent cryptocurrency, is a dec…

[Financial Gazette] THE demand for Bitcoin in Zimbabwe slumped over the past month following the central bank's warning to the public over the use of virtual currencies and cryptoccurencies. Bitcoin, which is the most prominent cryptocurrency, is a decentralised digital payment system which works without a central repository or single administrator.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe, Tsvangirai Off Ballot for First Time in Decades?

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE is set to have its first elections in nearly two decades without veteran politicians, Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai, the two men whose epic duels have for years reduced other political leaders and their parties to mer…

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE is set to have its first elections in nearly two decades without veteran politicians, Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai, the two men whose epic duels have for years reduced other political leaders and their parties to mere spectators.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Weah Meets Boakai

[NEWS] As part of effort to heal the wounds that were created during the electoral process, President-elect Ambassador George M. Weah on New Year’s Day visited the residence of Vice President Joseph N. Boakai in the Rehab. Community, near Monrovia

[NEWS] As part of effort to heal the wounds that were created during the electoral process, President-elect Ambassador George M. Weah on New Year's Day visited the residence of Vice President Joseph N. Boakai in the Rehab. Community, near Monrovia

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Appetite for Treasury Bills Still High

[Citizen] Investor -Appetite for government debt instruments has continued to remain strong, as the Treasury bills that were floated on Wednesday by the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) were oversubscribed by more than 100 per cent.

[Citizen] Investor -Appetite for government debt instruments has continued to remain strong, as the Treasury bills that were floated on Wednesday by the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) were oversubscribed by more than 100 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania