Speaker Recaps 2017 Legislative Year

[Foroyaa] The speaker of the National Assembly Mrs. Mariam Jack Denton, on Monday 12th March 2018 welcomed deputies in the fifth assembly of the first ordinary session after a long break.

[Foroyaa] The speaker of the National Assembly Mrs. Mariam Jack Denton, on Monday 12th March 2018 welcomed deputies in the fifth assembly of the first ordinary session after a long break.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

River-Transport Tariff Increased

[Foroyaa] The Management of the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA), has announced an increase in tariff, of Ferry Transport Services throughout the country, under its purview.

[Foroyaa] The Management of the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA), has announced an increase in tariff, of Ferry Transport Services throughout the country, under its purview.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Drug Task Team Arrests Three Male Suspects in Kathu

[SAPS] The John Taolo Gaetsewe (JTG) SAPS drug task team arrested three male suspects who are between the ages of 20 and 27-years-old. On Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at about 11:30 police followed up on information about drug dealing in Kathu. During the ra…

[SAPS] The John Taolo Gaetsewe (JTG) SAPS drug task team arrested three male suspects who are between the ages of 20 and 27-years-old. On Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at about 11:30 police followed up on information about drug dealing in Kathu. During the raid police searched the premises and found dagga to the value of R16 100. Police also confiscated an undisclosed amount of cash in the house. The suspects should be appearing in the Kathu Magistrate's Court soon. The investigation continues.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Abuse of Media Mars Egypt Poll Preparations

[CAJ News] Cairo -SOME journalists have been arrested, others are in hiding and broadcasts suspended in a crackdown on media by the Egyptian government ahead of upcoming elections.

[CAJ News] Cairo -SOME journalists have been arrested, others are in hiding and broadcasts suspended in a crackdown on media by the Egyptian government ahead of upcoming elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Prophet Bushiri Wins Defamation Case

[Nyasa Times] South Africa-based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) scored a giant legal victory on Tuesday when the Gauteng High Court, in Pretoria, ruled in his favour that the organisers of Wednesday’s ‘Fa…

[Nyasa Times] South Africa-based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) scored a giant legal victory on Tuesday when the Gauteng High Court, in Pretoria, ruled in his favour that the organisers of Wednesday's 'False Prophets' march should stop using the event to defame the name of the renowned man of God.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Radebe’s R56 Billion Renewable Energy Deal On Hold After Court Action

[Daily Maverick] After a two-year delay, contracts with 27 independent power producers that the government has said will create 61,600 jobs and inject R56-billion into the economy were due to be signed on Tuesday. The signing was postponed at the 11th …

[Daily Maverick] After a two-year delay, contracts with 27 independent power producers that the government has said will create 61,600 jobs and inject R56-billion into the economy were due to be signed on Tuesday. The signing was postponed at the 11th hour following a court application to be considered in two weeks' time. By MELANIE GOSLING.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Allegations That Cop Investigating Soweto School Sexual Assault Case Molested Children ‘Quite Serious’

[News24Wire] Allegations of molestation against an investigator assigned to a Soweto primary school sexual assault case “are quite serious”, said Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant General Deliwe de Lange on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Allegations of molestation against an investigator assigned to a Soweto primary school sexual assault case "are quite serious", said Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant General Deliwe de Lange on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Army Boss and Finance Minister Sacked

[Nation] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has dismissed Army commander Marial Chanuong Yol and Finance minister Stephen Dhieu Dau. The state-owned television announced the sackings on Monday evening, without giving reasons for President Kiir’s decision.

[Nation] South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has dismissed Army commander Marial Chanuong Yol and Finance minister Stephen Dhieu Dau. The state-owned television announced the sackings on Monday evening, without giving reasons for President Kiir's decision.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan