The Themba Godi Interview – the Paw-Paw Has Hit the Fan, but There Is Hope

[Daily Maverick] When Parliament resumes for the third quarter next week, Scopa’s programme will be crammed with urgent matters as well as regular oversight of government’s financials. Despite the ubiquitous rot, chairperson Themba Godi has not lost ho…

[Daily Maverick] When Parliament resumes for the third quarter next week, Scopa's programme will be crammed with urgent matters as well as regular oversight of government's financials. Despite the ubiquitous rot, chairperson Themba Godi has not lost hope of a turnaround. "There should always be hope. We cannot surrender to wrongdoing." By JANET HEARD.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Who Takes the Blame for Ailing State of Healthcare in State Hospitals?

[Addis Standard] “You have to apologize to the health professionals as we believe that you disrespected the professionals and the improvements made in the health sector,” reads a letter written in Amharic on 3 July, 2017, and was sent to the national b…

[Addis Standard] "You have to apologize to the health professionals as we believe that you disrespected the professionals and the improvements made in the health sector," reads a letter written in Amharic on 3 July, 2017, and was sent to the national broadcaster, Ethiopian Broadcasting Service (EBS). The letter was written by the Ethiopian Medical Association (EMA) in response to a segment aired on EBS by a talk show host who took the liberty to "disparage the professional integrity of medical practitioners" in hospitals i

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Observer Demands Resignation of MD, Editor-in-Chief

[Daily Observer] The staff of the Observer Company, the publisher of the Daily Observer Newspaper have yesterday taken the bull by it horns and called for the unconditional resignation of their managing director Pa Modou Mbowe and Editor-in-chief Mr. M…

[Daily Observer] The staff of the Observer Company, the publisher of the Daily Observer Newspaper have yesterday taken the bull by it horns and called for the unconditional resignation of their managing director Pa Modou Mbowe and Editor-in-chief Mr. Momodou Saidy.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Govt Announces Robust Institutional & Constitutional Reforms

[Daily Observer] The President, His Excellency Adama Barrow has said that his government is ready to end the country’s isolation and introduce robust institutional, electoral and constitutional reforms. He said these would be done in line with our new …

[Daily Observer] The President, His Excellency Adama Barrow has said that his government is ready to end the country's isolation and introduce robust institutional, electoral and constitutional reforms. He said these would be done in line with our new democratic principles that will respond to the realities of our time.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

First Prosecution Witness Testifies in Obtaining By False Pretence

[Daily Observer] Mama Konteh, a resident of Fajikunda and a business woman last Thursday testified before Magistrate I.O Njie of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court in an alleged attempted defraud case involving Lamin Kuyateh.

[Daily Observer] Mama Konteh, a resident of Fajikunda and a business woman last Thursday testified before Magistrate I.O Njie of the Brikama Magistrates' Court in an alleged attempted defraud case involving Lamin Kuyateh.

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Brufut UB, Senior Schools Hold Graduation

[Daily Observer] Brufut Upper Basic and Senior Secondary Schools in Brufut village recently held its maiden graduation ceremony for grade 9 students at a colorful held the school.

[Daily Observer] Brufut Upper Basic and Senior Secondary Schools in Brufut village recently held its maiden graduation ceremony for grade 9 students at a colorful held the school.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

State Opening of the National Assembly

[Daily Observer] This year’s state opening of the National Assembly’s Legislative session will find a comfortable seat in the historical records of the country. It is a constitutionally sanctioned annual event that often attracts thousands both within …

[Daily Observer] This year's state opening of the National Assembly's Legislative session will find a comfortable seat in the historical records of the country. It is a constitutionally sanctioned annual event that often attracts thousands both within and outside the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

What Is Govt’s Plan for Our Dying Sports, Mr. President?

[Daily Observer] The President of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency Adama Barrow has delivered a landmark speech during his maiden address to the Nation at the National Assembly on Monday morning.

[Daily Observer] The President of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency Adama Barrow has delivered a landmark speech during his maiden address to the Nation at the National Assembly on Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Tapha Manneh’s Liscr FC Sets League Unbeaten Record

[Daily Observer] In October 2016, Gardnesville-based first division side, LISCR FC, announced the signing of Gambian coach Tapha Manneh as head coach on a three-year deal. The Gambian tactician replaced former Barrack Young Controller and NPA head coac…

[Daily Observer] In October 2016, Gardnesville-based first division side, LISCR FC, announced the signing of Gambian coach Tapha Manneh as head coach on a three-year deal. The Gambian tactician replaced former Barrack Young Controller and NPA head coach Abraham Sesay who had helped the club escape the relegation zone after a poor start in the league under Coach Robert Lartey.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia