Darboe, Others’ Appeal Dismissed

[Foroyaa] The Supreme Court of the Gambia has on Thursday 23rd November 2017, dismissed Lawyer Ousainou Darboe and others’ case by dismissing the claims in its entirety.

[Foroyaa] The Supreme Court of the Gambia has on Thursday 23rd November 2017, dismissed Lawyer Ousainou Darboe and others' case by dismissing the claims in its entirety.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Janneh Commission Visits Airport, Green Industry, MCG

[Foroyaa] Malick Njock Jagne, an Aviation Safety Inspector yesterday revealed that the Gambia Government has recommended for sale, three aircrafts purchased by the former regime, given that they are too old and not airworthy. Mr. Jagne made this disclo…

[Foroyaa] Malick Njock Jagne, an Aviation Safety Inspector yesterday revealed that the Gambia Government has recommended for sale, three aircrafts purchased by the former regime, given that they are too old and not airworthy. Mr. Jagne made this disclosure during the tour of the airport by the 'Janneh' Commission to inspect the State Aircrafts that were bought by the former regime. According to Jagne, an interested party from Kenya visited the Gambia Civil Aviation in connection with one of the Aircraft.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Men At Work: Ministers Mabumba and Dr Chilufya In The Field

Health minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya and his energy counterpart David Mabumba left their air conditioned offices to join field workers in delivery service. Energy minister Mabumba spent the weekend in Eastern Province checking on power outages. He writes, “Let me … Continued

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Health minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya and his energy counterpart David Mabumba left their air conditioned offices to join field workers in delivery service. Energy minister Mabumba spent the weekend in Eastern Province checking on power outages. He writes, “Let me take this opportunity to clarify that the power outages for Lundazi and chama is as a result of ongoing loading shedding by ESKOM in Malawi. “Consequently, business houses, govt institution and households were affected. On 18th to 20th November. I visited the two districts and spent my nights their to assess the situation. “At the time of my visit we had deployed two Gen sets each to power the districts during the critical production hours of 6am to 19pm and allow the economies of the districts to function normally. “I took toured the construction of the Chipata Lundazi to Chama transmission line which will connect the two districts to the national grid.” For Dr Chilufya, a trip to Soweto market to clean the streets was fulfilled. The market has been identified as a potential cholera outbreak spot and the government is doing everything possible to keep the situation under control. The post Men At Work: Ministers Mabumba and Dr Chilufya In The Field appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Araraume Hails Govt’s Plan to Link S-East Cities With Railway

[Vanguard] Umuahia -A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, has commended the Federal Government’s plan to link major cities of the South-East with rail services, saying it is what the zone needs to galvanize commerce a…

[Vanguard] Umuahia -A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, has commended the Federal Government's plan to link major cities of the South-East with rail services, saying it is what the zone needs to galvanize commerce and grow the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Women Centres Run Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese women rights centres launched the Women’s Initiative and Building Trust campaign to combat violence against women on Thursday, against the backdrop of activities against tea sellers in Khartoum.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese women rights centres launched the Women's Initiative and Building Trust campaign to combat violence against women on Thursday, against the backdrop of activities against tea sellers in Khartoum.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Op-Ed – We Must Demand Access to Clean Water and Reject Water Privatisation

[Daily Maverick] Together we need to recognise the struggle for clean water as being dependent on the struggle for clean air. Both are imperative for the survival and international wellbeing, not only of human beings, but the entire world. Converting w…

[Daily Maverick] Together we need to recognise the struggle for clean water as being dependent on the struggle for clean air. Both are imperative for the survival and international wellbeing, not only of human beings, but the entire world. Converting water into a source of profits is at the heart of the global crisis of access to safe, clean and secure water. Water wars may very well be some of the defining features of the 21st Century. By KATE JANSE VAN RENSBURG.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – Yanga Fail to Overturn Simba At the Top Seat

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Defending champions, Young Africans, has failed to climb the top position of the Mainland Premier League following a 1-1 draw against Tanzania Prisons at Azam Complex in the city.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Defending champions, Young Africans, has failed to climb the top position of the Mainland Premier League following a 1-1 draw against Tanzania Prisons at Azam Complex in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania