Two ‘Lady Councillors’ Endorsed to Complete Their Terms

[Foroyaa] The ‘Lady Councillors’ (representatives in the National Women’s Council) in the Niani and Sami constituencies respectively, whose election to the Council was said to have been objected to by some women of their constituencies, have been endor…

[Foroyaa] The ‘Lady Councillors’ (representatives in the National Women’s Council) in the Niani and Sami constituencies respectively, whose election to the Council was said to have been objected to by some women of their constituencies, have been endorsed to remain in their positions until the end of their term. Their representation was endorsed on 26 April 2018 by women representatives from the villages of these two constituencies at Wassu for Niani Constituency and Changai for Sami Constituency.

Gyin Held 2nd Rural Youth Award

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) on Saturday 28th April, 2018, staged a successful award ceremony for rural youths in Chamen, North Bank Region (NBR).

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) on Saturday 28th April, 2018, staged a successful award ceremony for rural youths in Chamen, North Bank Region (NBR).

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Pensioners Demand Drawback, Other Benefits

[Foroyaa] Scores of Pensioners have expressed dissatisfaction over the non-payment of their drawbacks and other monthly benefits and called on Government to intervene with immediacy.

[Foroyaa] Scores of Pensioners have expressed dissatisfaction over the non-payment of their drawbacks and other monthly benefits and called on Government to intervene with immediacy.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ombudsman Explains Visits to Detention Centers, Assets Declaration

[Foroyaa] Mrs. Fatou Njie-Jallow, the Ombudsman of the Gambia, Thursday 26th April 2018, disclosed that her office has visited prisons and detention centers and that there is high compliance by the Government Officials on the declaration of their assets.

[Foroyaa] Mrs. Fatou Njie-Jallow, the Ombudsman of the Gambia, Thursday 26th April 2018, disclosed that her office has visited prisons and detention centers and that there is high compliance by the Government Officials on the declaration of their assets.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

First Ever Mayoral Debate

[Foroyaa] The mayoral candidates in the Kanifing Municipality engaged in their first ever debate at the Friendship Hotel last night. Five of the ten candidates, namely, Buba Senghore (independent), Modou Jenkins (independent), Adama Bah (PDOIS), Assan …

[Foroyaa] The mayoral candidates in the Kanifing Municipality engaged in their first ever debate at the Friendship Hotel last night. Five of the ten candidates, namely, Buba Senghore (independent), Modou Jenkins (independent), Adama Bah (PDOIS), Assan Martins (independent) and Bakary Badgie (independent) participated in the debate. The following were absent: Dawooda Giri Gara Njie (independent), Muhamadou Papa Njie (independent), Talib Ahmed Bensouda (UDP), Francis George Gomez (independent) and Ousman Rambo Jatta (

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Belgian Navy Ship Docks At Banjul Port

[Foroyaa] A Belgian Navy Ship that is on a maritime security and capacity building improvement mission with countries on the West African coast, docked at the port of Banjul on the 27th April 2018. The Belgian Command and Logistics Support Ship A960 GO…

[Foroyaa] A Belgian Navy Ship that is on a maritime security and capacity building improvement mission with countries on the West African coast, docked at the port of Banjul on the 27th April 2018. The Belgian Command and Logistics Support Ship A960 GODETIA, has sailed from Cape Verde to the Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Aisha to Buhari – You Deserve Some Accolades

[Vanguard] Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s press conference with President Donald Trump of USA, the wife of the Nigeria president Mrs. Aisha Buhari on Tuesday extolled her husband’s efforts in making Nigeria a peace loving nation.

[Vanguard] Following President Muhammadu Buhari's press conference with President Donald Trump of USA, the wife of the Nigeria president Mrs. Aisha Buhari on Tuesday extolled her husband's efforts in making Nigeria a peace loving nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ruling Party MP Implicated in Primary Polls Violence

[New Zimbabwe] Sitting Zanu PF Mazowe West MP, Kazembe Kazembe, has been fingered in violence which erupted Sunday morning ahead of the party’s primary elections which left his rival Tafadzwa Musarara’s driver injured and admitted in hospital.

[New Zimbabwe] Sitting Zanu PF Mazowe West MP, Kazembe Kazembe, has been fingered in violence which erupted Sunday morning ahead of the party's primary elections which left his rival Tafadzwa Musarara's driver injured and admitted in hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe