Bill to Establish Constitutional Review Commission Being Drafted-Tambadou

[Foroyaa] The Justice Minister, Aboubacarr Tambadou, has a press conference that the office of the Chief Justice in consultation with the Ministry of Justice, has begun drafting a bill on the establishment of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC),…

[Foroyaa] The Justice Minister, Aboubacarr Tambadou, has a press conference that the office of the Chief Justice in consultation with the Ministry of Justice, has begun drafting a bill on the establishment of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), which will be tabled before deputies at the National Assembly soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

23 Soldiers Detained Without Trial

[Foroyaa] Since the end of the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh, soldiers formerly under his command have been regularly arrested. Among them are members of his former secret militia, suspected of serious abuses, but also soldiers who shared the…

[Foroyaa] Since the end of the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh, soldiers formerly under his command have been regularly arrested. Among them are members of his former secret militia, suspected of serious abuses, but also soldiers who shared their desire to destabilize the country, via a WhatsApp group. Since their arrest, these soldiers have been detained without seeing a judge or lawyer.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

MDDA Will Be Investigated By Parliament

[News24Wire] The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) will be investigated, the portfolio committee on communications decided at a meeting on Tuesday where it emerged that MDDA chairperson Phelisa Nkomo did act as the agency’s CEO, in spite of…

[News24Wire] The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) will be investigated, the portfolio committee on communications decided at a meeting on Tuesday where it emerged that MDDA chairperson Phelisa Nkomo did act as the agency's CEO, in spite of her statements to the contrary.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Memories, Opinions of Rohde’s Colleague ‘Cannot Be Relied Upon’ – Defence

[News24Wire] The testimony of the man who tried to resuscitate the wife of Jason Rohde in 2016 cannot be relied upon because he failed to see what was in front of him and his memory had faded, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The testimony of the man who tried to resuscitate the wife of Jason Rohde in 2016 cannot be relied upon because he failed to see what was in front of him and his memory had faded, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cape Town’s Groundwater Plan Targets ‘Impossible’

[News24Wire] Key partners in the extraction of groundwater to augment the City of Cape Town’s water supply believe that the city’s current 100 million litres per day target is impossible.

[News24Wire] Key partners in the extraction of groundwater to augment the City of Cape Town's water supply believe that the city's current 100 million litres per day target is impossible.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Probe Ruling Party ‘Cadet’ Over Pistol

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police have said they are investigating Noel Kaiya, a ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) youth cadet who was seen with a pistol when he accompnained Ben Phiri, the most powerful former aide of President Peter Mutharika, to a…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police have said they are investigating Noel Kaiya, a ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) youth cadet who was seen with a pistol when he accompnained Ben Phiri, the most powerful former aide of President Peter Mutharika, to a function in Thyolo on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt to Host Association of African Insectologists’ 22nd Conference On October 23

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan is due to host the Twenty-Second Conference of the Association of African Insectologists in Wad Medani, the Capital of Gezira State during 23-26 of the current month of October under the slogan “For the Well-Being of Mankind throu…

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan is due to host the Twenty-Second Conference of the Association of African Insectologists in Wad Medani, the Capital of Gezira State during 23-26 of the current month of October under the slogan "For the Well-Being of Mankind through Safe Combating of Insect Pests in A Changing World".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan