Tanzania Braces for Anti-Government Rallies

[VOA] Tanzania is trying to avert mass demonstrations planned for Thursday, organized through social media to protest curbs on political and press freedoms imposed since President John Magufuli assumed power three years ago.

[VOA] Tanzania is trying to avert mass demonstrations planned for Thursday, organized through social media to protest curbs on political and press freedoms imposed since President John Magufuli assumed power three years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

High Court Set to Rule in Trawally, Two Lawyers’ Case

[Foroyaa] The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay, is set to deliver a ruling on 29th June 2018, in the application suit made by Lawyer Bory S. Touray on his behalf and that of the Solicitor General Chernor Marenah, seeking f…

[Foroyaa] The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay, is set to deliver a ruling on 29th June 2018, in the application suit made by Lawyer Bory S. Touray on his behalf and that of the Solicitor General Chernor Marenah, seeking for the High Court to quash the charge sheet against them at the Banjul Magistrates Court. The duo who are aggrieved with the decision of the Magistrates Court to prosecute them, filed an application at the High Court presided over by Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay seeking

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

ECOWAS Parliament Search for Solutions for Climate Change

[Foroyaa] Members of the ECOWAS Parliament have converged in Banjul to find solutions that will address the effects of climate change in agriculture. The convergence which started on April 24th will continue to the 28th.

[Foroyaa] Members of the ECOWAS Parliament have converged in Banjul to find solutions that will address the effects of climate change in agriculture. The convergence which started on April 24th will continue to the 28th.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The Battle for the Mayoral and Chairpersonship Positions

[Foroyaa] Never in the history of Gambian elections has the electorate been provided with candidature of so much diversity. The sovereign Gambian people are beginning to recognise their right to elect or be elected irrespective of religion, gender, eth…

[Foroyaa] Never in the history of Gambian elections has the electorate been provided with candidature of so much diversity. The sovereign Gambian people are beginning to recognise their right to elect or be elected irrespective of religion, gender, ethno linguistic origin or other status. The Mayoral and Chairpersonship elections have revealed candidates who belong to different ethno linguistic groups, religion or gender. For example, four women are participating in the mayoral or chairpersonship elections. In Banju

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

PDOIS Aspiring Candidate for Kerewan Area Council Speaks

[Foroyaa] Mr. Abdoulie G Dibba, the aspiring candidate for PDOIS for the Kerewan Area Council Chairpersonship Elections, shared his objectives and plans to develop the said Council, if voted into Office by the electorate of the area.

[Foroyaa] Mr. Abdoulie G Dibba, the aspiring candidate for PDOIS for the Kerewan Area Council Chairpersonship Elections, shared his objectives and plans to develop the said Council, if voted into Office by the electorate of the area.

Mayor/Chairpersons Nominations End

[Foroyaa] A marathon nomination process for the election of Mayors and Chairperson slated for 12th May 2018, yesterday concluded across the country. The nomination processes have generally been done in a peaceful and transparent atmosphere, characteris…

[Foroyaa] A marathon nomination process for the election of Mayors and Chairperson slated for 12th May 2018, yesterday concluded across the country. The nomination processes have generally been done in a peaceful and transparent atmosphere, characterised by great ambiance by fans of the candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

IEC Accepts Nomination Papers of 4 Aspiring Candidates in URR

[Foroyaa] A total of four aspiring candidates have tendered nomination papers to the Returning Officer of the IEC’s Regional Office in Basse, Upper River Region, for the upcoming Local Government Elections slated for the 12th of May 2018.

[Foroyaa] A total of four aspiring candidates have tendered nomination papers to the Returning Officer of the IEC's Regional Office in Basse, Upper River Region, for the upcoming Local Government Elections slated for the 12th of May 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia