Was the IEC Consulted Before Chairpersonship Election Was Re-Introduced?

[Foroyaa] Three months before the holding of local government elections, the councils are dissolved and management committees appointed to run them. This law is definitely undemocratic and should have been reviewed.

[Foroyaa] Three months before the holding of local government elections, the councils are dissolved and management committees appointed to run them. This law is definitely undemocratic and should have been reviewed.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Road Accident Leaves Five People Injured’ – Police PRO

[Foroyaa] Police PRO Superintendent David Kujabi, has confirmed that 5 people were injured in an accident which occurred on the Banjul Serre Kunda highway on Wednesday 7th January 2018.

[Foroyaa] Police PRO Superintendent David Kujabi, has confirmed that 5 people were injured in an accident which occurred on the Banjul Serre Kunda highway on Wednesday 7th January 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ex-IGP’s Case Suffers Set Back

[Foroyaa] The land case involving the former Inspector General of Police Ensa ‘Jesus’ Badjie and Banta Jaiteh, Ensa NK Badgie, Pa Ousman Bojang, on Monday failed to proceed at the Banjul Magistrates Court due to the lateness of the prosecution team.

[Foroyaa] The land case involving the former Inspector General of Police Ensa 'Jesus' Badjie and Banta Jaiteh, Ensa NK Badgie, Pa Ousman Bojang, on Monday failed to proceed at the Banjul Magistrates Court due to the lateness of the prosecution team.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Rwandair to Launch Abuja, Bamako, Cape Town Flights

[Guardian] National carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, RwandAir, has announced plans to launch flights from its hub in Kigali into Abuja, Nigeria’s political capital; Bamako, the Malian capital; Conakry, the capital of Guinea and Cape Town in South Afr…

[Guardian] National carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, RwandAir, has announced plans to launch flights from its hub in Kigali into Abuja, Nigeria's political capital; Bamako, the Malian capital; Conakry, the capital of Guinea and Cape Town in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Sudan Tea Testing Costs Fall By 92%

[Nation] Traders exporting tea to Sudan have received a major lift after Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) started testing consignments headed to the country, cutting the cost by 92 per cent.

[Nation] Traders exporting tea to Sudan have received a major lift after Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) started testing consignments headed to the country, cutting the cost by 92 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Boundaries and Electoral Review to Cost Sh8 Billion

[Nation] Review of constituency boundaries over the next four years is expected to cost Sh8 billion, the electoral commission has told the parliamentary committee that oversees the implementation of the Constitution.

[Nation] Review of constituency boundaries over the next four years is expected to cost Sh8 billion, the electoral commission has told the parliamentary committee that oversees the implementation of the Constitution.

Firm Makes Plea in Sh75 Billion Wind Power Project

[Nation] The Lake Turkana Wind Power wants the Appellate Court to strike out an appeal filed by residents of Marsabit County against a ruling that declined to stop construction of a Sh75 billion project.

[Nation] The Lake Turkana Wind Power wants the Appellate Court to strike out an appeal filed by residents of Marsabit County against a ruling that declined to stop construction of a Sh75 billion project.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gunmen Kill 36 in Zamfara Village

[Vanguard] Thirty six people killed by gunmen in Birane Village in Zurmi Local Council of Zamfara State on Wednesday have been buried, amidst outrage in the social media that the tragedy was being downplayed and that there has been no official reaction.

[Vanguard] Thirty six people killed by gunmen in Birane Village in Zurmi Local Council of Zamfara State on Wednesday have been buried, amidst outrage in the social media that the tragedy was being downplayed and that there has been no official reaction.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bid to Recover State’s Sh1 Billion Lost in Failed Pan Paper Revival

[Nation] The National Treasury is seeking to recover Sh1 billion taxpayers lost in a botched bid to revamp the troubled Pan-Paper Mills before it was later sold for Sh900 million.

[Nation] The National Treasury is seeking to recover Sh1 billion taxpayers lost in a botched bid to revamp the troubled Pan-Paper Mills before it was later sold for Sh900 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Molasses Shortage Looms

[Zimbabwe Independent] MOLASSES procurement by stockfeed manufacturers on the local market has tumbled from a peak of 1 474 metric tonnes per month in 2015 to 774 metric tonnes per month in 2017, it has emerged.

[Zimbabwe Independent] MOLASSES procurement by stockfeed manufacturers on the local market has tumbled from a peak of 1 474 metric tonnes per month in 2015 to 774 metric tonnes per month in 2017, it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe