Kidnapped SA Photographer’s Family Distances Itself From NGO’s Deal Claim

[News24Wire] The family of missing South African photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, have broken their silence, expressing concerns over claims made by a Cape Town-based NGO that it was negotiating his release.

[News24Wire] The family of missing South African photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, have broken their silence, expressing concerns over claims made by a Cape Town-based NGO that it was negotiating his release.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Safaricom Faces M-Pesa Break Up in Market Dominance War

[Nation] Telecoms operator Safaricom could be forced to hive off its popular mobile money service M-Pesa if sector regulator, the CA, moves to implement recommendations of a market dominance report.

[Nation] Telecoms operator Safaricom could be forced to hive off its popular mobile money service M-Pesa if sector regulator, the CA, moves to implement recommendations of a market dominance report.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New President Faces Tough Task of Picking His Prime Minister

[East African] Lobbying has started in Somalia for the position of the country’s Prime Minister, to be nominated by newly-elected president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo soon after his inauguration this week.

[East African] Lobbying has started in Somalia for the position of the country's Prime Minister, to be nominated by newly-elected president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo soon after his inauguration this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Trade Unionist Ousman Drammeh Passes Away

[Foroyaa] The Gambia National Transport, Food, Agriculture and Industrial Workers Union (GTFAIWU) are mourning the death of their President Ousman Drammeh, who passed away on Thursday, 16 February 2017 at his residence in Manjai kunda.

[Foroyaa] The Gambia National Transport, Food, Agriculture and Industrial Workers Union (GTFAIWU) are mourning the death of their President Ousman Drammeh, who passed away on Thursday, 16 February 2017 at his residence in Manjai kunda.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Defence Urges Court to Quash Ebrima Jawara’s Case

[Foroyaa] Attorney for embattled Ebrima Jawara, Modou Drammeh on Monday 20th of February, 2017 urged the Banjul Magistrates Court presided over by Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie to dismiss the criminal case meted against his client for lack of…

[Foroyaa] Attorney for embattled Ebrima Jawara, Modou Drammeh on Monday 20th of February, 2017 urged the Banjul Magistrates Court presided over by Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie to dismiss the criminal case meted against his client for lack of diligent prosecution.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Coalition Reconciliation Committee Meets Communities of Kanfenda, Kwinella

[Foroyaa] Following the reported incident involving the supporters of the Coalition from Kwinella in Kiang and those of the APRC near the check point at Kafenda in Foni Kansala on Sunday, 19 February 2017, the National Reconciliation Committee establis…

[Foroyaa] Following the reported incident involving the supporters of the Coalition from Kwinella in Kiang and those of the APRC near the check point at Kafenda in Foni Kansala on Sunday, 19 February 2017, the National Reconciliation Committee established by the Coalition visited the two communities to promote peace and tolerance.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

25 People From Foni Remanded

[Foroyaa] Twenty five people from Foni on Monday appeared before Principal Magistrate Omar Cham of the lower court in Brikama charged with prohibition of Conduct conducive to the breach of the peace contrary to section 9 of the Public Order Act.

[Foroyaa] Twenty five people from Foni on Monday appeared before Principal Magistrate Omar Cham of the lower court in Brikama charged with prohibition of Conduct conducive to the breach of the peace contrary to section 9 of the Public Order Act.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Leaders Are Our Servants’ Mr. Bah

[Foroyaa] Mr. Musa Bah (The Scribbler) of Nusrat Senior Secondary School delivering on the topic Democracy and National Development said our leaders are not kings and queens but are entrusted to serve us. He made this remark on Friday, February 17, at …

[Foroyaa] Mr. Musa Bah (The Scribbler) of Nusrat Senior Secondary School delivering on the topic Democracy and National Development said our leaders are not kings and queens but are entrusted to serve us. He made this remark on Friday, February 17, at a symposium organised by the University of The Gambia under the leadership of Dr. Ismaila Ceesay of the School of Arts and Sciences at the Gambia College Auditorium. This year's theme was 'Democracy and National Development' looking into the 'Prospects and Challenges'

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia