Lab Appoints New Paralegal for Children

[Concord] The Legal Aid Board has announced Edmond Pratt as the Paralegal responsible for juveniles, following the suspension of Child Advocate, Ibrahim Kallon,who was put on half-salary, as a result of a matter brought against him by the Minister of S…

[Concord] The Legal Aid Board has announced Edmond Pratt as the Paralegal responsible for juveniles, following the suspension of Child Advocate, Ibrahim Kallon,who was put on half-salary, as a result of a matter brought against him by the Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

‘Over 300m Kilowatts Hours’ Electricity Produced in 2016′

[Concord] Minister of Energy, Ambassador Henry Macauley, has disclosed that in 2016, his Ministry and its utility companies-Electricity Generation and Transmission Company (EGTC) and Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA), produced a tota…

[Concord] Minister of Energy, Ambassador Henry Macauley, has disclosed that in 2016, his Ministry and its utility companies-Electricity Generation and Transmission Company (EGTC) and Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA), produced a total of over 300 million kilowatts hours of electricity.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Girl Power Steals the Show At Rock the Boat

[Sascoc] Kirsten McCann and Nicole van Wyk (TuksRowing) made it an all-women’s affair during Sunday’s John Waugh Rock the Boat Regatta at Roodeplaat Dam by putting out the two best performances of the day.

[Sascoc] Kirsten McCann and Nicole van Wyk (TuksRowing) made it an all-women's affair during Sunday's John Waugh Rock the Boat Regatta at Roodeplaat Dam by putting out the two best performances of the day.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mokoena Leaps to Long-Jump Victory in Germany

[Sascoc] Former Olympic silver medallist Khotso Mokoena made an impressive comeback in the long jump event at the weekend to win the men’s long jump event at the IAAF World Indoor Tour Meeting in Karlsruhe, Germany.

[Sascoc] Former Olympic silver medallist Khotso Mokoena made an impressive comeback in the long jump event at the weekend to win the men's long jump event at the IAAF World Indoor Tour Meeting in Karlsruhe, Germany.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Some Detainees Still Not Released By the NIA

[Foroyaa] Some detainees who were arrested and detained without trial under former president Jammeh’s regime are yet to be released. Family members who keep knocking the doors of Foroyaa are lamenting the situation and conditions of their relatives, fr…

[Foroyaa] Some detainees who were arrested and detained without trial under former president Jammeh's regime are yet to be released. Family members who keep knocking the doors of Foroyaa are lamenting the situation and conditions of their relatives, friends and loved ones. The only issue that remains is that they want to know the whereabouts of their loved ones.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bunja Sanyang Under Police Custody for Four Days

[Foroyaa] Mr. Bunja Sanyang, a ‘gele gele’ driver and resident of Bakoteh, was arrested by 2 men in plain clothes, who took him to the police headquarters in Banjul, where he has so far spent 4 days without access to his loved ones, according to his wife.

[Foroyaa] Mr. Bunja Sanyang, a 'gele gele' driver and resident of Bakoteh, was arrested by 2 men in plain clothes, who took him to the police headquarters in Banjul, where he has so far spent 4 days without access to his loved ones, according to his wife.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UN Secretary-General’s Message On Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

[Foroyaa] Female genital mutilation denies women and girls their dignity, endangers their health, and causes needless pain and suffering, with consequences that endure for a lifetime and can even be fatal. Sustainable development demands full human rig…

[Foroyaa] Female genital mutilation denies women and girls their dignity, endangers their health, and causes needless pain and suffering, with consequences that endure for a lifetime and can even be fatal. Sustainable development demands full human rights for all women and girls. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development promises an end to this practice by 2030. On this Day of Zero Tolerance, let us build on positive momentum and commit to intensifying global action against this heinous human rights violation for

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Chan – Mali Test for Gambia

[Foroyaa] Gambia will get another chance at making it to the CHAN tournament proper after suffering a brutal exit the  last time two years ago.

[Foroyaa] Gambia will get another chance at making it to the CHAN tournament proper after suffering a brutal exit the  last time two years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Over 30 Injuried in a Car Accident

[Foroyaa] Information reaching this medium has it that 32 people in Kitty Village in the Kombo Central District of West coast Region of the Gambia sustained injuries at about 21:45 hrs on Saturday January 4 when a taxi lost control and ran into them, a…

[Foroyaa] Information reaching this medium has it that 32 people in Kitty Village in the Kombo Central District of West coast Region of the Gambia sustained injuries at about 21:45 hrs on Saturday January 4 when a taxi lost control and ran into them, a survivor said.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia