“I Can See ‘Bambadinka’ From My Office” SS. Bah

[Foroyaa] Seedy Saidy Bah, the fourteenth prosecution witness in the ongoing criminal trial of the former NIA Chiefs, on Tuesday continued to tell the Court that he saw what was happening at “Bambadinka” while he was sitting at his office.

[Foroyaa] Seedy Saidy Bah, the fourteenth prosecution witness in the ongoing criminal trial of the former NIA Chiefs, on Tuesday continued to tell the Court that he saw what was happening at "Bambadinka" while he was sitting at his office.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Human Rights Defenders and the New Gambia

[Foroyaa] Where are the human rights defenders in the New Gambia? Many claimed that the impunity of the past was so oppressive that people had to flee or remain quiet for fear of victimization. What is amazing is that many cases are being reported by n…

[Foroyaa] Where are the human rights defenders in the New Gambia? Many claimed that the impunity of the past was so oppressive that people had to flee or remain quiet for fear of victimization. What is amazing is that many cases are being reported by newspapers that a number of soldiers are being detained without trail but no human rights organisation appears to be concerned. A candidate has been rejected on the basis of how the Local Government Act is interpreted but the Bar Association, human rights defenders, ele

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘IEC Seriously Violated Our Rights’ Tombong Jatta

[Foroyaa] The Leader of the APRC, Mr. Fabakary Tombong Jatta, is of the view that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), has seriously violated his party’s rights to contest for the Chairpersonship Election of the Upper River Region. Jatta made th…

[Foroyaa] The Leader of the APRC, Mr. Fabakary Tombong Jatta, is of the view that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), has seriously violated his party's rights to contest for the Chairpersonship Election of the Upper River Region. Jatta made these remarks during a press conference with journalists at his Talinding home yesterday, May 8th, relating to the decision of the Electoral to reject the candidature of Pa Amadou Susso, the APRC candidate for the Basse Area Council Chairpersonship seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Libyans Deserve Justice, As War Crime Suspects Remain At Large – Prosecutor

[UN News] Despite an International Criminal Court arrest warrant, a Libyan war crimes suspect remains at large and could have committed further murders, the ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, told the Security Council on Wednesday.

[UN News] Despite an International Criminal Court arrest warrant, a Libyan war crimes suspect remains at large and could have committed further murders, the ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, told the Security Council on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

ANCWL Believes Lungisa Sentencing Shows ‘Elements of Political Vengeance Against Him’

[News24Wire] The ANC Women’s League has come out in defence of Nelson Mandela Bay councillor Andile Lungisa, who was sentenced to an effective two years in prison on Wednesday, for smashing a glass jug over the head of a fellow councillor.

[News24Wire] The ANC Women's League has come out in defence of Nelson Mandela Bay councillor Andile Lungisa, who was sentenced to an effective two years in prison on Wednesday, for smashing a glass jug over the head of a fellow councillor.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Bomber Kills At Least 10 People in Wanlaweyn Market

[Shabelle] A Somali official says more than 10 people were killed and several wounded in a deadly suicide attack at a busy market in Wanlaweyn town, about 90Km west of Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] A Somali official says more than 10 people were killed and several wounded in a deadly suicide attack at a busy market in Wanlaweyn town, about 90Km west of Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Andile Lungisa to Spend First Night in Jail After Court Dismisses His Appeal

[News24Wire] ANC Eastern Cape heavyweight Andile Lungisa will be spending his first night behind bars after his application for leave to appeal his earlier conviction and sentencing was dismissed in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court.

[News24Wire] ANC Eastern Cape heavyweight Andile Lungisa will be spending his first night behind bars after his application for leave to appeal his earlier conviction and sentencing was dismissed in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UNHCR Receives U.S.$2 Million From Japan to Support Refugees

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has received a contribution of $2 million from Japan to protect and assist South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. Japan’s funding will help UNHCR work with the government of Sudan to address the increa…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has received a contribution of $2 million from Japan to protect and assist South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. Japan's funding will help UNHCR work with the government of Sudan to address the increasing humanitarian needs of South Sudanese refugees who have sought safety in Sudan due to the continued violence in their country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Overzealous Cops Cost Council

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Municipality has accepted culpability for the death of a newborn baby at council premises after its parents were detained by overzealous municipal police over a traffic offence.

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Municipality has accepted culpability for the death of a newborn baby at council premises after its parents were detained by overzealous municipal police over a traffic offence.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe