Police Block Besigye Rally

[Monitor] Nakaseke -Police authorities in Nakaseke District today blocked the former FDC leader, Dr Kizza Besigye and other notable opposition leaders from addressing a planned rally on land matters.

[Monitor] Nakaseke -Police authorities in Nakaseke District today blocked the former FDC leader, Dr Kizza Besigye and other notable opposition leaders from addressing a planned rally on land matters.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Consumer Confidence Falls On Inflation and Credit Squeeze

[Nation] A survey by a global consultancy shows Kenya’s consumer confidence for 2017 dropped significantly towards the end of last year, eroded by concern over inflation, the credit crunch and unemployment.

[Nation] A survey by a global consultancy shows Kenya's consumer confidence for 2017 dropped significantly towards the end of last year, eroded by concern over inflation, the credit crunch and unemployment.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pirates Release Oil Tanker, Crew Without Ransom

[VOA] Somali pirates on Thursday released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight-man Sri Lankan crew without any conditions or ransom payments. The release followed a gunfight earlier in the day between the pirates and a marine force, and then intensive n…

[VOA] Somali pirates on Thursday released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight-man Sri Lankan crew without any conditions or ransom payments. The release followed a gunfight earlier in the day between the pirates and a marine force, and then intensive negotiations between the marine force, clan elders and the pirates.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Judge Opts Out of Case Seeking to Reverse Kenyatta Land Order

[Nation] A Land and Environment court judge has withdrawn from a case in which activist Okiya Omutatah seeks to revoke President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive giving a parcel to Isahakia community.

[Nation] A Land and Environment court judge has withdrawn from a case in which activist Okiya Omutatah seeks to revoke President Uhuru Kenyatta's directive giving a parcel to Isahakia community.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Impasse At UTG Overcome

[Foroyaa] The impasse at the University of The Gambia has been surmounted and classes have resumed. The Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MOHERST), Hon Badara A. Joof had a tripartite meeting with the University of The Gam…

[Foroyaa] The impasse at the University of The Gambia has been surmounted and classes have resumed. The Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MOHERST), Hon Badara A. Joof had a tripartite meeting with the University of The Gambia Administration and the Executive of the Faculty and Staff Association (UTGFSA) at the conference room of the Ministry on Wednesday 8th March 2017, with the aim of resolving the ongoing sit-down strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘MPs Are Directors and Advisers to Government, So Be Wise’ NCCE Official

[Foroyaa] Mr. Ansumana Yabo, senior civic educationist at the National Council for Civic Education on Sunday, 12th March advised the communities in Foni to be careful and wise when voting for candidates because their role is critical and the hallmark s…

[Foroyaa] Mr. Ansumana Yabo, senior civic educationist at the National Council for Civic Education on Sunday, 12th March advised the communities in Foni to be careful and wise when voting for candidates because their role is critical and the hallmark should be competence.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The Beginning of the Campaign Period

[Foroyaa] Today marks the beginning of the campaign period for the 6th April 2017 National Assembly elections. There are 53 constituencies which are hotly contested. All constituencies are contested by more than three candidates. Only one is being cont…

[Foroyaa] Today marks the beginning of the campaign period for the 6th April 2017 National Assembly elections. There are 53 constituencies which are hotly contested. All constituencies are contested by more than three candidates. Only one is being contested by less than four candidates. Apparently the election laws have specified how a campaign should be conducted.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia