Culture Is a Priority of Govt, Says Info Minister

[The Point] The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Demba Ali Jawo, has said the government of President Adama Barrow has set eyes on culture as one of its key priorities.

[The Point] The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Demba Ali Jawo, has said the government of President Adama Barrow has set eyes on culture as one of its key priorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Finance Minister Defends Drop in Treasury Bills’ Interest

[The Point] The drop in interest rate on treasury bills from 27 per cent down to 10 per cent within six months of coming into office of the Barrow government is good for business and the country, the Minister of Finance said this week.

[The Point] The drop in interest rate on treasury bills from 27 per cent down to 10 per cent within six months of coming into office of the Barrow government is good for business and the country, the Minister of Finance said this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Coach Alagie Sarr Briefs Press Prior to Gambia’s Chan Qualifiers Against Mali

[The Point] The head coach of the Gambia National CHAN team, Alagie Sarr, yesterday briefed the media about the country’s preparations prior to their 2018 CHAN qualifiers first leg at home to Mali on Saturday 15 July 2017, at the Independence Stadium i…

[The Point] The head coach of the Gambia National CHAN team, Alagie Sarr, yesterday briefed the media about the country's preparations prior to their 2018 CHAN qualifiers first leg at home to Mali on Saturday 15 July 2017, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Electronic Case Management System to Receive Global Award in USA

[New Times] The Ministry of Justice’s Integrated Electronic Case Management System (IECMS) will today be awarded for its innovation at the prestigious Top 10 Court Technology Solutions Awards ceremony scheduled to be held at the National Association fo…

[New Times] The Ministry of Justice's Integrated Electronic Case Management System (IECMS) will today be awarded for its innovation at the prestigious Top 10 Court Technology Solutions Awards ceremony scheduled to be held at the National Association for Court Management annual conference in Washington, DC.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Bold Decisions Needed for SA to Achieve Six Percent Growth

[SAnews.gov.za] Johannesburg -If South Africa is to achieve 6% growth, extraordinary bold decisions that change the economy must be made, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

[SAnews.gov.za] Johannesburg -If South Africa is to achieve 6% growth, extraordinary bold decisions that change the economy must be made, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ruling Party Unveils Its Manifesto

[New Times] RPF-Inkotanyi has unveiled its manifesto for the forthcoming presidential campaigns, which will mainly focus on the party’s plans to strengthen the economy, social welfare, and good governance as well as justice in the next seven years.

[New Times] RPF-Inkotanyi has unveiled its manifesto for the forthcoming presidential campaigns, which will mainly focus on the party's plans to strengthen the economy, social welfare, and good governance as well as justice in the next seven years.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Starbow Victimizes Ghanaian Pilot

[Business Day] The Republic – A Ghanaian pilot who labored in the employ of Aero Surveys Limited, operators of private local airline Starbow, has allegedly been victimized in a sack drama that appears to be tinged with racism.

[Business Day] The Republic - A Ghanaian pilot who labored in the employ of Aero Surveys Limited, operators of private local airline Starbow, has allegedly been victimized in a sack drama that appears to be tinged with racism.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Group Seeks Transparency in Utilisation of N1.6 Billion Flood Fund for States

[Premium Times] ActionAid Nigeria, an anti-poverty agency committed to social justice, has commended the federal government’s announcement of the release of N1.6 billion ecological fund to 16 states ravaged by flood across the country.

[Premium Times] ActionAid Nigeria, an anti-poverty agency committed to social justice, has commended the federal government's announcement of the release of N1.6 billion ecological fund to 16 states ravaged by flood across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rusizi’s Nkombo Island Gets Water Treatment Plant

[New Times] At least 20,000 households will have access to clean water, thanks to a multimillion water treatment plant that was launched in Nkombo Sector in Rusizi District yesterday.

[New Times] At least 20,000 households will have access to clean water, thanks to a multimillion water treatment plant that was launched in Nkombo Sector in Rusizi District yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Special Forces and U.S. Troops Destroy Al-Shabaab Base in Lower Shabelle Region

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia’s special forces known as Danab backed by US troops last night raided an Al-Shabaab bases in Kuunyo Barowe in Lower Shabelle region. The district commissioner of Baraawe, Hussein Bare has revealed the special forces supported by …

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia's special forces known as Danab backed by US troops last night raided an Al-Shabaab bases in Kuunyo Barowe in Lower Shabelle region. The district commissioner of Baraawe, Hussein Bare has revealed the special forces supported by US troops landed near Kuunyo Barow and carried out a heavy assault on Al-Shabaab base in the area. "The special forces of Danab and US troops landed in Kuunyo Barow and destroyed an Al-Shabaab base in the area," said the Commissioner.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia