President Barrow Welcomes Archbishop Benjamin Ndiaye of Dakar

[Foroyaa] Fajara 16 August 2017 – President Barrow has stressed the importance of peaceful coexistence among Gambians of all faiths. Receiving Archbishop Benjamin Ndiaye of Dakar today, President Barrow spoke of the need for continued religious toleran…

[Foroyaa] Fajara 16 August 2017 - President Barrow has stressed the importance of peaceful coexistence among Gambians of all faiths. Receiving Archbishop Benjamin Ndiaye of Dakar today, President Barrow spoke of the need for continued religious tolerance between Christians and Muslims in The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GAF Staff Sergeant Arrested

[Foroyaa] A member of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Staff Sergeant Malick Bojang, was arrested and detained at the Yundum Barracks on Monday 14 August 2017, military sources say.

[Foroyaa] A member of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Staff Sergeant Malick Bojang, was arrested and detained at the Yundum Barracks on Monday 14 August 2017, military sources say.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

EU Outlines its First Package for Government

[Foroyaa] The EU in a statement issued yesterday recalled its readiness to fully support the current government and the Gambian people on the path of democratic reforms and outlined what has happened to the 75 million euros it promised in February. It …

[Foroyaa] The EU in a statement issued yesterday recalled its readiness to fully support the current government and the Gambian people on the path of democratic reforms and outlined what has happened to the 75 million euros it promised in February. It revealed that the EU has offered to organize an international donor's conference for The Gambia in early 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Museveni Concedes to Oppositon On Proposed Land Law Changes

[RFI] Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni is to set up a special committee to examine land law after charges that proposed amendments to it will fuel land-grabbing. Plans to sell 10,000 hectares of land for investment have already sparked naked protests…

[RFI] Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni is to set up a special committee to examine land law after charges that proposed amendments to it will fuel land-grabbing. Plans to sell 10,000 hectares of land for investment have already sparked naked protests in the north of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Oboth Warns Parliamentary Committee Colleagues On Land Bill

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The chairperson of the Parliamentary and Legal Affairs committee Jacob Markson Oboth has warned his colleagues against expressing their opinion on the land bill that seeks to amend article 26 of the constitution.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The chairperson of the Parliamentary and Legal Affairs committee Jacob Markson Oboth has warned his colleagues against expressing their opinion on the land bill that seeks to amend article 26 of the constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Vice President Ssekandi to Head NRM Caucus On Amendment Bill

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary Caucus resolved to set up a committee chaired by the Vice President Edward Ssekandi to advise on amendments to land laws.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary Caucus resolved to set up a committee chaired by the Vice President Edward Ssekandi to advise on amendments to land laws.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Citizen’s View: Kudos Mr President For Compulsory HIV Testing

We Love To Debate As Zambians But On The Compulsory HIV Testing I Stand With The Executive. Government Is Spending A Lot Of Resources On Medicines To Cure Peripheral Diseases For People Who Start ART When Their CD4 Is Very … Continued

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We Love To Debate As Zambians But On The Compulsory HIV Testing I Stand With The Executive. Government Is Spending A Lot Of Resources On Medicines To Cure Peripheral Diseases For People Who Start ART When Their CD4 Is Very Low. It Even Becomes A Bigger Expense When Patients Ultimately Die In terms Of Lost Human Resource And Breadwinner. These Expenses Can Be Avoided When People Know Their Statuses Because They Will Access ART When They Are Mostly Still Healthy And Therefore Will Not Require The Pre-ART Medicines. Lets All Go And Get Tested. Mwape Musonda The post Citizen’s View: Kudos Mr President For Compulsory HIV Testing appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Family Demands Justice for Murdered Msando at Requiem Mass

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The family, friends and colleagues of murdered Independent Electoral and Boundaries ICT Manager Chris Msando are demanding justice during his requiem mass.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The family, friends and colleagues of murdered Independent Electoral and Boundaries ICT Manager Chris Msando are demanding justice during his requiem mass.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Commuter Carriage Derails at Bellville Station

[Metrorail Western Cape] Metrorail confirms that one of train 3206 carriages derailed on it approach to platform 11 at Bellville Station. The train was en route to Cape Town from Strand when the incident happened at 07:54.

[Metrorail Western Cape] Metrorail confirms that one of train 3206 carriages derailed on it approach to platform 11 at Bellville Station. The train was en route to Cape Town from Strand when the incident happened at 07:54.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa