Ousman Sillah Urges for Diversification of Government’s Revenue Sources

[Foroyaa] In his contribution to the debate on the Amendment of the Appropriation Act 2017, Ousman Sillah, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, said Government needs to diversify its sources of revenue earnings by tapping on the potenti…

[Foroyaa] In his contribution to the debate on the Amendment of the Appropriation Act 2017, Ousman Sillah, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, said Government needs to diversify its sources of revenue earnings by tapping on the potentials of the productive sectors and not relying on taxation and loans.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Activities of President Barrow At Maiden AU Summit Reactions of Gambians in Addis

[Foroyaa] A press release from the Office of the President on July 6th have highlighted the different activities President Adama Barrow was involved at the just concluded 29th Session of the African Union Summit held in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capit…

[Foroyaa] A press release from the Office of the President on July 6th have highlighted the different activities President Adama Barrow was involved at the just concluded 29th Session of the African Union Summit held in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. Among them included his maiden address at the continental leaders' meeting since his December election, award presentation to Dr. Isatou Touray, Minister for Trade, Regional Integration and Employment for her role in women empowerment.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bell Pottinger Has Taught Us What to Treasure in the Long, Painful Haul Back to Freedom

[Daily Maverick] Propaganda and disinformation has to find a remotely plausible foothold in a society in order to ignite and flare into an inferno. Racial tension and economic inequality were obvious stirrups in South Africa. UK-based PR firm Bell Pott…

[Daily Maverick] Propaganda and disinformation has to find a remotely plausible foothold in a society in order to ignite and flare into an inferno. Racial tension and economic inequality were obvious stirrups in South Africa. UK-based PR firm Bell Pottinger knew these issues could serve as the perfect smoke bomb, obfuscating wide-scale plunder and capture of the state by their clients the Gupta family. What BP didn't anticipate is the resistance and pushback from ordinary South Africans. The cost could have been so high. S

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IEBC Ordered to Respond to Presidential Results Case

[Nation] A High court in Kisumu has ordered the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to respond to an application filed by three voters seeking to have the body declare presidential results within seven hours to avert violence.

[Nation] A High court in Kisumu has ordered the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to respond to an application filed by three voters seeking to have the body declare presidential results within seven hours to avert violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya