In Plastic Rice Scandal, Importer Dismisses Claims

[Foroyaa] Rumours are rifle on Social Media that a particular rice believed to be “Plastic” was purportedly imported into The Gambia but the importer of the rice, Gam Food Trading has described the allegation as false.

[Foroyaa] Rumours are rifle on Social Media that a particular rice believed to be "Plastic" was purportedly imported into The Gambia but the importer of the rice, Gam Food Trading has described the allegation as false.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Why Is the Executive Particular About the Age Limit Being Removed for the Presidency?

[Foroyaa] Constitutional reform was recommended by the opposition when Jammeh was in office. One envisaged that once the opposition takes over office a national conference will be held involving all political parties, civil society, religious leaders a…

[Foroyaa] Constitutional reform was recommended by the opposition when Jammeh was in office. One envisaged that once the opposition takes over office a national conference will be held involving all political parties, civil society, religious leaders and other stakeholders in order to brainstorm on constitutional, electoral, institutional and administrative reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Over 1,000 Learners Shut Down Port Elizabeth School

[GroundUp] Over 1,500 learners shut down their high school in Port Elizabeth earlier this week, demanding more teachers, additional and clean toilets, and enough nutritional food for everybody.

[GroundUp] Over 1,500 learners shut down their high school in Port Elizabeth earlier this week, demanding more teachers, additional and clean toilets, and enough nutritional food for everybody.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bloody Battle to Succeed Mugabe Grips Country

[CAJ News] Harare -RIGHTS groups are worried at the intraparty violence tearing apart Zimbabwe’s ruling party as the crisis-torn Southern African country prepares for next year’s elections. Rival Zanu-PF factions, in defiance of President Robert Mugabe…

[CAJ News] Harare -RIGHTS groups are worried at the intraparty violence tearing apart Zimbabwe's ruling party as the crisis-torn Southern African country prepares for next year's elections. Rival Zanu-PF factions, in defiance of President Robert Mugabe's orders, are involved in a bloody showdown as the party struggles to resolve its succession disputes. The process to succeed Mugabe (93) has often been violent and characterised by intimidation, harassment and in some instances physical violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ethiopian Girls Become Heroes of Their Own Story

[VOA] Three young Ethiopian girls use their superpowers to stop harmful practices against girls in rural areas and to promote access to school. That is the story behind “Tibeb Girls,” a new animated series developed in Ethiopia.

[VOA] Three young Ethiopian girls use their superpowers to stop harmful practices against girls in rural areas and to promote access to school. That is the story behind "Tibeb Girls," a new animated series developed in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Presidential Guards Nabbed for Armed Robbery

[New Zimbabwe] TWO soldiers were Thursday arraigned before magistrate Babra Chimboza after they allegedly terrorised a Harare man at his residence before robbing him of his cash, car among other goods recently.

[New Zimbabwe] TWO soldiers were Thursday arraigned before magistrate Babra Chimboza after they allegedly terrorised a Harare man at his residence before robbing him of his cash, car among other goods recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe