Ban On Maize Exports ‘Until Reserves Are Filled Up’ – President

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has again put his foot down on stopping local farmers exporting maize, maintaining a two-year ban, saying the ban would be lifted only when all Strategic Grain Reserves (SGR) in the country are filled up.

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has again put his foot down on stopping local farmers exporting maize, maintaining a two-year ban, saying the ban would be lifted only when all Strategic Grain Reserves (SGR) in the country are filled up.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Emergency Food Distributions Launched to Assist Thousands Displaced By Conflict – UN Agency

[UN News] Food assistance will be provided to food insecure people displaced by conflict in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), says the United Nations food agency.

[UN News] Food assistance will be provided to food insecure people displaced by conflict in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), says the United Nations food agency.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Ansah Conceeds 2014 Polls Had Irregularities, Now Ironed Out

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson Dr Jane Ansah expressed optimism that the forth coming by-elections will be free, far and credible, saying the Tripartite Elections which were held in 2014 had some irregularities which have b…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson Dr Jane Ansah expressed optimism that the forth coming by-elections will be free, far and credible, saying the Tripartite Elections which were held in 2014 had some irregularities which have been resolved.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Doctors Speak On Mnangagwa

[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa could have eaten stale food, resulting in him suffering a severe bout of vomiting and diarrhoea, according to reports from his doctors in South Africa where he is seeking treatment. VP Mnangagwa left a Pre…

[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa could have eaten stale food, resulting in him suffering a severe bout of vomiting and diarrhoea, according to reports from his doctors in South Africa where he is seeking treatment. VP Mnangagwa left a Presidential Youth Interface Rally in Gwanda on Saturday following a relentless bout of vomiting and diarrhoea. In a Press briefing last night, Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Dr Chris Mushohwe allayed fears that VP Mnangagwa could have been poisoned.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Pledges to Support G.T.T

[Foroyaa] The president of the Republic, Adama Barrow, has pledged to give his government’s support and endorsement to the Gambia Teaching Trust (GTT) as they gear up towards the highly anticipated 1 million Dalasi award for best teacher.

[Foroyaa] The president of the Republic, Adama Barrow, has pledged to give his government's support and endorsement to the Gambia Teaching Trust (GTT) as they gear up towards the highly anticipated 1 million Dalasi award for best teacher.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Halifa Still On European Tour in Gothenburg, Sweden

[Foroyaa] Hon. Halifa Sallah is currently in Gothenburg, Sweden, meeting with prominent Swedish Government personalities and head of institutions. In his Thursday engagements, he met with Ms. Britt Mari Coxner, had a joint meeting with Mini-Maria, who …

[Foroyaa] Hon. Halifa Sallah is currently in Gothenburg, Sweden, meeting with prominent Swedish Government personalities and head of institutions. In his Thursday engagements, he met with Ms. Britt Mari Coxner, had a joint meeting with Mini-Maria, who works on substance addicted patients (drugs and alchohol) and visited the Youth Medical Health Centres to discuss youth health, physical health, mental health, social health, sexual and reproductive health and rights Issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

A Freedom of Information Law in the Making?

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Government in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime and Article 19 last week conducted a two-day consultation with media personnel on a freedom of information bill.

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Government in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime and Article 19 last week conducted a two-day consultation with media personnel on a freedom of information bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Visits East Darfur Camp

[Radio Dabanga] Ed Daein -The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, visited camp Nimir for South Sudan refugees in East Darfur on Monday, urging refugees to preserve security.

[Radio Dabanga] Ed Daein -The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, visited camp Nimir for South Sudan refugees in East Darfur on Monday, urging refugees to preserve security.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan