Singer Akon Funds Liighting Project At Sarreh Pateh

[Foroyaa] Papa Yusupha Njie the CEO of Unique Solution, said Akon, the Senegalese American singer gave five million Dalasi to a project called Akon Light Project at Sarreh Pateh to light up the village. This was revealed at a press conference held at C…

[Foroyaa] Papa Yusupha Njie the CEO of Unique Solution, said Akon, the Senegalese American singer gave five million Dalasi to a project called Akon Light Project at Sarreh Pateh to light up the village. This was revealed at a press conference held at Coco Ocean on 5th March, 2017 organised by 'Give 1 Project Gambia' in collaboration with Akon Light Africa, Unique Solution and Africel. Akon Light Africa has provided solar energy to Sarreh Pateh, a village in West Coast Region with a population of 4,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Can President Barrow Rise Above the Pressure?

[Foroyaa] President Adama Barrow may well have stopped fretting about a transition that never was, but going into the future there will be plenty to see over his shoulder. It follows last year’s election which saw the country teeter on the brink, with …

[Foroyaa] President Adama Barrow may well have stopped fretting about a transition that never was, but going into the future there will be plenty to see over his shoulder. It follows last year's election which saw the country teeter on the brink, with the future looking all but certain. Now that the coast appears to have cleared - thanks to a tremendous show of support both local and international - the man at the helm can ill-afford to squander the goodwill of the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Kebba Jeffang Narrates His Ordeal At the UDP/NRP/GMC Press Conference

[Foroyaa] Even before the press conference was started journalists were being intimidated by the crowd of supporters of the political parties. Of course we knew the greater number of them belong to the United Democratic Party (UDP) with few from the Na…

[Foroyaa] Even before the press conference was started journalists were being intimidated by the crowd of supporters of the political parties. Of course we knew the greater number of them belong to the United Democratic Party (UDP) with few from the National Reconciliation Party (NRP) and the Gambia Moral Congress (GMC) if the GMC even have their supporters in at all. We wondered since then what type of press conference the event was simply because the aggressively-looking supporters far outnumbered the journalists.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Will the UDP/NRPGMC Leadership Tolerate Thuggery?

[Foroyaa] The UDP/NRP/GMC leadership should take extra ordinary measures to restrain their supporters during press conferences convened by them. The Foroyaa leadership is already overwhelmed by the media reports focused on the harassment of a Foroyaa r…

[Foroyaa] The UDP/NRP/GMC leadership should take extra ordinary measures to restrain their supporters during press conferences convened by them. The Foroyaa leadership is already overwhelmed by the media reports focused on the harassment of a Foroyaa reporter by thugs who appeared to have been offended by questions posed at a press conference.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Police Charge David Colley and Grant Him Bail

[Foroyaa] David Colley, a former director general of the Gambia Prison Service (GPS), has been charged with abuse of office, but he was granted bail by the Police on Thursday, 2 March 2017. His release comes after 72 hours of detention.

[Foroyaa] David Colley, a former director general of the Gambia Prison Service (GPS), has been charged with abuse of office, but he was granted bail by the Police on Thursday, 2 March 2017. His release comes after 72 hours of detention.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UDP, NRP, GMC Parties Form Tactical Alliance Trio Explain Reasons for Split

[Foroyaa] The United Democratic Party, National Reconciliation Party and the Gambia Moral Congress told journalists at a press conference on Sunday that they have decided to form a tactical alliance to avoid their parties dying, among other reasons.

[Foroyaa] The United Democratic Party, National Reconciliation Party and the Gambia Moral Congress told journalists at a press conference on Sunday that they have decided to form a tactical alliance to avoid their parties dying, among other reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UN Relief Chief to Lands in Somalia Amid Drought

[Shabelle] The United Nations relief chief Stephen O’Brien and a delegation he was leading has arrived in Mogadishu, the Somali Capital on Monday as the country’s is hit by a worsening drought.

[Shabelle] The United Nations relief chief Stephen O'Brien and a delegation he was leading has arrived in Mogadishu, the Somali Capital on Monday as the country's is hit by a worsening drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Immigration Director Reaches Baidoa City

[Shabelle] Somalia’s immigration department director Mohamed Aden Jim’ale (Koofi) has on Monday arrived in Baidoa city, the interim capital of the Southern Southwest State.

[Shabelle] Somalia's immigration department director Mohamed Aden Jim'ale (Koofi) has on Monday arrived in Baidoa city, the interim capital of the Southern Southwest State.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia