Govt Directs Oil Companies to Relocate Headquarters to Niger-Delta

[Vanguard] Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has directed the International Oil Companies operating in the Niger-Delta region to relocate their headquarters to their States of operation to mitigate tension in host communities.

[Vanguard] Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has directed the International Oil Companies operating in the Niger-Delta region to relocate their headquarters to their States of operation to mitigate tension in host communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Passing of the Bill On Setting Aside the 65 Year Age Limit Is Unconstitutional Says Halifa Sallah

[Foroyaa] The passing of a Bill aiming to amend section 62 subsection 1 (b) to remove the sixty five year age limit to contest presidential election is done without following the correct constitutional procedures, thus making the act unconstitutional.

[Foroyaa] The passing of a Bill aiming to amend section 62 subsection 1 (b) to remove the sixty five year age limit to contest presidential election is done without following the correct constitutional procedures, thus making the act unconstitutional.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UN Under-Secretary General Meets President Barrow

[Foroyaa] Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, the United Nations Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs said the United Nations could support the Gambia but only if the global body is guided by government’s national strategic vision as UN does not have ready-m…

[Foroyaa] Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, the United Nations Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs said the United Nations could support the Gambia but only if the global body is guided by government's national strategic vision as UN does not have ready-made solutions to impose on the member states.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Grandfather and Circumciser Arrested and Granted Bail On FGM Offence

[Foroyaa] A grandfather who is said to have hailed from Toniataba village and a circumciser Mariama Sura of Sankuya village both from Jarra in the Lower River Region, were arrested on Monday night, and taken to Mansankonko police station where both sus…

[Foroyaa] A grandfather who is said to have hailed from Toniataba village and a circumciser Mariama Sura of Sankuya village both from Jarra in the Lower River Region, were arrested on Monday night, and taken to Mansankonko police station where both suspects were seen by this reporter on the 28th of February 2017. On 01st of March, the police confirmed that both parties were released on bail in the sum of (D50.000) fifty thousand dalasi with two Gambian sureties each, pending investigation.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UTG Management Says Sit-Down Strike Unreasonable

[Foroyaa] The University of The Gambia Senior Management Team (SMT) yesterday described the sit-down strike action by the Staff Association of UTGSA of the University as unreasonable. They further said that it is unreasonable to ask the Vice Chancellor…

[Foroyaa] The University of The Gambia Senior Management Team (SMT) yesterday described the sit-down strike action by the Staff Association of UTGSA of the University as unreasonable. They further said that it is unreasonable to ask the Vice Chancellor and the SMT to resign, adding that the reason for the action is not clear to them. This was disclosed at a press conference organized by the Management team held at the Law Faculty on Wednesday 1st March, 2017 to offer their version of the issue at hand.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Zim Immigrants in Catch-22

[Zimbabwe Independent] Barely two years after 26-year old Fortune Nyikadzino’s life almost came to a premature and horrific end in Verulam, Durban, at the hands of machete-wielding gangs who threatened to destroy his shack if he did not leave South Afr…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Barely two years after 26-year old Fortune Nyikadzino's life almost came to a premature and horrific end in Verulam, Durban, at the hands of machete-wielding gangs who threatened to destroy his shack if he did not leave South Africa, the country has once again witnessed a new wave of xenophobic attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mbeki ‘Hands-Off in DRC’, but Wants to See Peace

[News24Wire] Former president Thabo Mbeki is still interested in seeing peace and democracy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but he would not get involved in issues there.

[News24Wire] Former president Thabo Mbeki is still interested in seeing peace and democracy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but he would not get involved in issues there.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Chirau Ali Mwakwere Joins Wiper

[Nation] Former Cabinet minister Chirau Mwakwere on Thursday joined the Wiper Democratic Movement only days after joining the Orange Democratic Movement.

[Nation] Former Cabinet minister Chirau Mwakwere on Thursday joined the Wiper Democratic Movement only days after joining the Orange Democratic Movement.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Contracts Termination Unsettles Workers

[Zimbabwe Independent] A decision to terminate contracts of employment and transfer employees to a new entity at Olivine industries has rattled workers as the manufacturing firm looks at restructuring the business, businessdigest has learnt.

[Zimbabwe Independent] A decision to terminate contracts of employment and transfer employees to a new entity at Olivine industries has rattled workers as the manufacturing firm looks at restructuring the business, businessdigest has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe