Four Jailed for Growing Mbanje

[The Herald] FOUR women from Mberengwa have been jailed for cultivating mbanje for commercial purposes. Pomedzerai Moyo (39), Farai Livombo (41), Svodai Moyo (47), and Shambadzirai Dehwa (39), all from Muzondiwa Village, Chief Muketi in Mberengwa, appe…

[The Herald] FOUR women from Mberengwa have been jailed for cultivating mbanje for commercial purposes. Pomedzerai Moyo (39), Farai Livombo (41), Svodai Moyo (47), and Shambadzirai Dehwa (39), all from Muzondiwa Village, Chief Muketi in Mberengwa, appeared separately before Mberengwa resident magistrate Ms Evia Matura facing a count of unlawful cultivation marijuana.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ethiopian Companies to Benefit From EIB Backing for U.S.$100m Private Equity Fund

[PR Newswire] Luxembourg -The European Investment Bank (EIB) will support private equity investment across Ethiopia though support for the new USD 100m Cepheus Growth Capital Fund. The EIB’s USD 10 million participation represents the first backing for…

[PR Newswire] Luxembourg -The European Investment Bank (EIB) will support private equity investment across Ethiopia though support for the new USD 100m Cepheus Growth Capital Fund. The EIB's USD 10 million participation represents the first backing for an Ethiopia focused fund and one of the first engagements with a single country private equity fund in Africa by Europe's long-term lending institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Sierra Leone First Lady and Beingmate Launch Donation Project for Africa Children

[PR Newswire] Freetown, Sierra Leone -Sierra Leone’s First Lady, Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma and Chinese Company-BEINGMATE together launched a milk powder donation project to promote the development of women’s and children’s health in Africa. Meantime, a cer…

[PR Newswire] Freetown, Sierra Leone -Sierra Leone's First Lady, Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma and Chinese Company-BEINGMATE together launched a milk powder donation project to promote the development of women's and children's health in Africa. Meantime, a ceremony was held in the Presidential Lodge witnessed by Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone Mr. Wu Peng, acting Sierra Leone Ambassador to China Mrs. Kumba Momoh, Mrs. Mariatu Kargbo the Goodwill Ambassador, and leaders from Ministry of Health, MSWGCA, MOHS, etc.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Cherono Breaks Amsterdam Course Record

[Capital FM] Amsterdam -Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono was the surprise winner of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, taking more than a minute off his Personal best to set a course record of 2:05:09 at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday.

[Capital FM] Amsterdam -Kenya's Lawrence Cherono was the surprise winner of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, taking more than a minute off his Personal best to set a course record of 2:05:09 at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Wuli East NAM Commended for Support

[Foroyaa] In line with the fulfillment of the pledge he made to the Wuli East Development Initiative (WEDI), Hon Suwaibou Touray donated the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dalasi (D150, 000.00), to the organization. In view of this magnanimous g…

[Foroyaa] In line with the fulfillment of the pledge he made to the Wuli East Development Initiative (WEDI), Hon Suwaibou Touray donated the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dalasi (D150, 000.00), to the organization. In view of this magnanimous gesture, this medium sought the opinions of the WEDI Executive and some of the electorate in the constituency and these are their comments.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Should Food Aid Given to the State Be Distributed By Political Representatives?

[Foroyaa] The Elections Act forbids inducement of the Electorate. Hence political representatives should not be the custodian of food aid given to the State. Instead they should be social auditors who should assess and confirm that food aid has gone to…

[Foroyaa] The Elections Act forbids inducement of the Electorate. Hence political representatives should not be the custodian of food aid given to the State. Instead they should be social auditors who should assess and confirm that food aid has gone to the right people. Charitable Institutions based on humanitarian missions or altruistic convictions based on faith and State Institutions responsible for the needy, are the best depositories of food aid given to the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Wuli East NAM Harps On NEMA Kunku, Farato Madina Electricity, Water Crisis

[Foroyaa] The National Assembly Member for Wuli East Hon. Suwaibou Touray in his contribution to the adjournment debate on Friday 6th October 2017, expressed dismay that two communities in the West Coast Region, namely Nema Kunku and Farato Madina, are…

[Foroyaa] The National Assembly Member for Wuli East Hon. Suwaibou Touray in his contribution to the adjournment debate on Friday 6th October 2017, expressed dismay that two communities in the West Coast Region, namely Nema Kunku and Farato Madina, are inadvertently deprived of water and electricity, despite being located within the service zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

SSHFC Loan Used to Purchase Aircraft Njogu Bah

[Foroyaa] Mr. Njogu Bah, the erstwhile Secretary General and former head of the Civil Service and Presidential Affairs Minister, yesterday confirmed to the ‘Janneh’ Commission of Enquiry, that the loan given to the office of the former president by the…

[Foroyaa] Mr. Njogu Bah, the erstwhile Secretary General and former head of the Civil Service and Presidential Affairs Minister, yesterday confirmed to the 'Janneh' Commission of Enquiry, that the loan given to the office of the former president by the Social Security, amounting to D148, 500,000.00, was used to purchase state aircraft.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia