‘Golden Leaf Factory Is an Environmental Hazard’ – Gunjur Native Complains to Foroyaa

[Foroyaa] A native of Gunjur has complained bitterly to this medium about the activities of a company operating in that community. The company is said to be engaged in fish and other feed meal processing and production, but that they dump all waste ema…

[Foroyaa] A native of Gunjur has complained bitterly to this medium about the activities of a company operating in that community. The company is said to be engaged in fish and other feed meal processing and production, but that they dump all waste emanating from the production of such feed meals indiscriminately, along the coastline and sometimes even on the road, linking Gunjur and Kartong.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bunja Nyassi and Two Others Released On Bail

[Foroyaa] Bunja Nyassi, Musa Njie and Ebrima Waa Drammeh who were arrested and detained at the Yundum Barracks, have been released on bail, yesterday around 4pm, a military source disclosed.

[Foroyaa] Bunja Nyassi, Musa Njie and Ebrima Waa Drammeh who were arrested and detained at the Yundum Barracks, have been released on bail, yesterday around 4pm, a military source disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

What Would the Future Councils Look Like?

[Foroyaa] The Independent Electoral Commission did announce that it will conduct by elections for six vacant council seats on 24 May 2017. At the moment campaign is going on unnoticed without coverage by the media.

[Foroyaa] The Independent Electoral Commission did announce that it will conduct by elections for six vacant council seats on 24 May 2017. At the moment campaign is going on unnoticed without coverage by the media.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bunja Nyassi and Others Released On Bail

[Foroyaa] Foroyaa has the duty under section 207 of the Constitution to uphold the fundamental rights of citizens as guaranteed under Chapter 4 of the Constitution and further promote the responsibility and accountability of the government to the peopl…

[Foroyaa] Foroyaa has the duty under section 207 of the Constitution to uphold the fundamental rights of citizens as guaranteed under Chapter 4 of the Constitution and further promote the responsibility and accountability of the government to the people. It has never deviated from this provision of the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nalufenya ‘Police Torture Facility’ – Here’s What Legislators Found

[Observer] The visit by members of parliament to Nalufenya, the highly fortified police detention facility, on Friday, May 19, has provided a new level of detail on how and where Kamwenge town council mayor Geoffrey Byamukama was arrested and tortured.

[Observer] The visit by members of parliament to Nalufenya, the highly fortified police detention facility, on Friday, May 19, has provided a new level of detail on how and where Kamwenge town council mayor Geoffrey Byamukama was arrested and tortured.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Crime Combatting Unit Apprehends Drug Dealer in Wentworth

[SAPS] On Friday 19 May 2017 at approximately 14:30, Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Crime Combatting Team apprehended a 20 year-old drug dealer, who was found in possession of drugs to the street value of R300. The team reacted swiftly after receiving i…

[SAPS] On Friday 19 May 2017 at approximately 14:30, Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Crime Combatting Team apprehended a 20 year-old drug dealer, who was found in possession of drugs to the street value of R300. The team reacted swiftly after receiving information from an intelligence source, and managed to locate the female drug dealer outside a block of flats in Woodville Roads, in Wentworth. The suspect attempted to flee when she noticed members of the Crime Combatting Team, however members managed to apprehend

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Police Ban On Opposition Rally a Shame’

[New Zimbabwe] Chinhoyi is a holy place because of its liberation war history and as such it was a shame for the police to bar a rally denying the opposition the right to enjoy freedom brought forth by the struggle.

[New Zimbabwe] Chinhoyi is a holy place because of its liberation war history and as such it was a shame for the police to bar a rally denying the opposition the right to enjoy freedom brought forth by the struggle.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

GPU, IFJ Hold Seminar On Freedom of Association and Labour Rights

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Press Union (GPU) in collaboration with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) held a two day -Seminar on Freedom of Association and Labour Rights from 13 – 14 May, in Kololi, The Gambia. The Seminar brought together 16 …

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Press Union (GPU) in collaboration with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) held a two day -Seminar on Freedom of Association and Labour Rights from 13 - 14 May, in Kololi, The Gambia. The Seminar brought together 16 journalists including members of the GPU executive to deliberate on issues relating to Labour rights, freedom of association and the right to organize and collective bargaining as guaranteed by ILO Conventions 87 and 98.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia