FAO Hands Over Gmd29 Million Worth of Farm Inputs,

[Foroyaa] Malnutrition remains a big public health and development challenge for The Gambia with one in four children under the age of five in the country stunted. According to the Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions (SMART…

[Foroyaa] Malnutrition remains a big public health and development challenge for The Gambia with one in four children under the age of five in the country stunted. According to the Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions (SMART) Survey 2015, four administrative regions (namely the North Bank Region (NBR), Lower River Region (LRR), Central River Region (CRR) and Upper River Region (URR)) have stunting rates above the national average. The food and nutrition insecurity challenge in these commu

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Legislators Voice Concerns About Gambia Senegal Fisheries Agreement

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Fisheries and Water Resources has said that the bilateral reciprocal fishing agreement between the Gambia and Senegal is not new. The minister made this remark while responding to oral questions raised by the nominated member …

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Fisheries and Water Resources has said that the bilateral reciprocal fishing agreement between the Gambia and Senegal is not new. The minister made this remark while responding to oral questions raised by the nominated member of the National Assembly, Ya Kumba Jaiteh, followed by supplementary questions, during the questions and answers of the second ordinary session of the National Assembly, in the 2017 Legislative year, in Banjul.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Military Commanders Replaced

[Foroyaa] A military source has informed Foroyaa that the country’s highest military commanders have been replaced by some senior officers. This according to the source took place since 3 July 2017.

[Foroyaa] A military source has informed Foroyaa that the country's highest military commanders have been replaced by some senior officers. This according to the source took place since 3 July 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Govt to Launch Tobacco Control Act 2016

[Foroyaa] The Gambia will, on the 18 July 2017, launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016(TCA), at the Arch 22 in Banjul and also present ‘World No Tobacco Day awards’ to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and the National Assembly of the Gambia …

[Foroyaa] The Gambia will, on the 18 July 2017, launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016(TCA), at the Arch 22 in Banjul and also present 'World No Tobacco Day awards' to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and the National Assembly of the Gambia respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Minister Launches the Debut Fund Programme for Young Artists

[Govt of SA] Arts and Culture Minister, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa will on Thursday, 13 July 2017 launch the Debut Fund Programme for emerging artists at Nangoza Jebe Community Hall in Port Elizabeth. The Fund seeks to strengthen knowledge and skills developme…

[Govt of SA] Arts and Culture Minister, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa will on Thursday, 13 July 2017 launch the Debut Fund Programme for emerging artists at Nangoza Jebe Community Hall in Port Elizabeth. The Fund seeks to strengthen knowledge and skills development for young artists and also give them opportunities to apply for funding to further support their ventures. The Programme is a partnership between the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) and the Business Association of South Africa (BASA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ex PM Sharmarke Calls on Govt to Cut Ties With Qatar

[Dalsan Radio] The immediate former Somalia Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmake has criticised the Farmaajo administration for not severing diplomatic relations with Qatar.

[Dalsan Radio] The immediate former Somalia Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmake has criticised the Farmaajo administration for not severing diplomatic relations with Qatar.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Filming The Country’s Lawless Red Zones

[RFI] In southern Madagascar’s “Red Zones” armed bandits known as the Dahalo thrive on cattle-rustling with little interference from the police. TV producer Jamie Welham talks about meeting them, describing his job is like juggling several balls in the…

[RFI] In southern Madagascar's "Red Zones" armed bandits known as the Dahalo thrive on cattle-rustling with little interference from the police. TV producer Jamie Welham talks about meeting them, describing his job is like juggling several balls in the air while walking a tight rope.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Infrastructure Expansion Tops City of Kigali Priorities

[New Times] Expansion of infrastructure remains among the City of Kigali’s top priorities following performance contracts signed during the City’s seven years of Good Governance evening party on Saturday at Kigali Convention Centre.

[New Times] Expansion of infrastructure remains among the City of Kigali's top priorities following performance contracts signed during the City's seven years of Good Governance evening party on Saturday at Kigali Convention Centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda