Consultation On U.S.$300 Million Rice Value-Chain Project Commences

[Foroyaa] The Islamic Development Bank in collaboration with the Government of the Gambia, have commenced a two day consultative workshop on rice value-chain development in the Gambia. The two day consultative workshop started on Monday July 9th 2018 a…

[Foroyaa] The Islamic Development Bank in collaboration with the Government of the Gambia, have commenced a two day consultative workshop on rice value-chain development in the Gambia. The two day consultative workshop started on Monday July 9th 2018 at a local Hotel in Bijilo.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

At the Court – Martial – Absence of Panel Member Impedes Trial

[Foroyaa] The General Court Martial which presides the case of twelve accused soldiers of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), who have been alleged to have planned a coup against the current regime and communicated amongst themselves by creating a ‘WhatsApp…

[Foroyaa] The General Court Martial which presides the case of twelve accused soldiers of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), who have been alleged to have planned a coup against the current regime and communicated amongst themselves by creating a 'WhatsApp' group, on Monday July 9th 2018, failed to proceed. The reason given was that one of the experienced member of the panel, was indisposed. Thus, hindering the progress of the court.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

New Cabinet Members Sworn in

[Foroyaa] The newly appointed Ministers were yesterday July 9th, sworn in at the State House, barely ten days after a major Cabinet reshuffle was done by the President, Adama Barrow. All the appointed Ministers have taken the prescribed oats of Office,…

[Foroyaa] The newly appointed Ministers were yesterday July 9th, sworn in at the State House, barely ten days after a major Cabinet reshuffle was done by the President, Adama Barrow. All the appointed Ministers have taken the prescribed oats of Office, Allegiance and Secrecy, which they swore to implement without fear or favor, affection or ill-will, according to the Constitution and other laws of The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Lorry Drivers Demand New Leadership for Their Union

[Foroyaa] Hundreds of lorry drivers on Monday paraded in the streets of Banjul asking for the Gambia Transport Control Association’s leadership to step down for a new leadership to emerge.

[Foroyaa] Hundreds of lorry drivers on Monday paraded in the streets of Banjul asking for the Gambia Transport Control Association's leadership to step down for a new leadership to emerge.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

At the ‘Janneh’ Commission – Present, Former GPA MDs Reappear

[Foroyaa] Messers Abdoulie Tambadou, corrent Managing Director of the Gambia Ports Authority and Momodou Lamin Gibba, a former Managing Director, yesterday reappeared before the ‘Janneh’ Commission in connection to GPA investment on Gam Petroleum.

[Foroyaa] Messers Abdoulie Tambadou, corrent Managing Director of the Gambia Ports Authority and Momodou Lamin Gibba, a former Managing Director, yesterday reappeared before the 'Janneh' Commission in connection to GPA investment on Gam Petroleum.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

In the Brikama Murder Incident – Principal Suspect Arrested, Earlier Suspects Released On Bail

[Foroyaa] The Acting Inspector General of the Gambia Police Force, AIGP Mamour Jobe, said the principal suspect in the death of Musa Colley of Brikama, has been arrested while the earlier mentioned suspects have been released on bail. AIGP Jobe made th…

[Foroyaa] The Acting Inspector General of the Gambia Police Force, AIGP Mamour Jobe, said the principal suspect in the death of Musa Colley of Brikama, has been arrested while the earlier mentioned suspects have been released on bail. AIGP Jobe made these and other statements in a press briefing held at Police Headquarters on Friday, July 6th.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Faraba Commission Commences Inquiry

[Foroyaa] The Commission of Inquiry into the Faraba incident commenced hearing in public on Monday 9th July 2018 at the Atlantic Hotel in Banjul. Lawyer Emmanuel Joof, the Chairperson of the Commission of Enquiry in his introductory remarks said all th…

[Foroyaa] The Commission of Inquiry into the Faraba incident commenced hearing in public on Monday 9th July 2018 at the Atlantic Hotel in Banjul. Lawyer Emmanuel Joof, the Chairperson of the Commission of Enquiry in his introductory remarks said all the Commissioners were sworn in on the 5th of July 2018 and had since then commenced work.

Government to Offer Free Cancer Screening Services At Fitness Day Launch

[Monitor] Government will Sunday offer free screening services for cancer, diabetes, yellow fever, hepatitis B and heart related diseases as President Museveni launches the National Physical Activity Day at Kololo grounds.

[Monitor] Government will Sunday offer free screening services for cancer, diabetes, yellow fever, hepatitis B and heart related diseases as President Museveni launches the National Physical Activity Day at Kololo grounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Trade Minister, WB Discuss Developing Industrial Zones in Upper Egypt

[Egypt Online] Trade and Industry Minister Amr Nassar discussed with a delegation of the World Bank on Wednesday the projects carried out by the bank in Egypt and developing industrial zones in Upper Egypt.

[Egypt Online] Trade and Industry Minister Amr Nassar discussed with a delegation of the World Bank on Wednesday the projects carried out by the bank in Egypt and developing industrial zones in Upper Egypt.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt