Sierra Leone Loses U.S.$83.7 Million Corporate Tax Revenue

[Concord] Budget Advocacy Network (BAN) yesterday revealed in a new transfer pricing report titled “Are We getting the right prices and returns from our wealth?” that about US$83.7m was forfeited as corporate tax between 2004 and 2014 through mis-invoi…

[Concord] Budget Advocacy Network (BAN) yesterday revealed in a new transfer pricing report titled "Are We getting the right prices and returns from our wealth?" that about US$83.7m was forfeited as corporate tax between 2004 and 2014 through mis-invoicing in Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Fatal Passenger Train Collision in Egypt

[Deutsche Welle] Two trains have collided in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, killing at least 36 people and injuring over 100. Footage from the crash site showed medics working to clear the injured from several derailed carriages.

[Deutsche Welle] Two trains have collided in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, killing at least 36 people and injuring over 100. Footage from the crash site showed medics working to clear the injured from several derailed carriages.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Gunjur and Kartong Fisherfolks Need to Resolve Their Dispute

[Foroyaa] The fisher folks of Gunjur and Kartong need to resolve their dispute because dumping fish in the midst of poverty and the lack of protein in many plates is not a solution.

[Foroyaa] The fisher folks of Gunjur and Kartong need to resolve their dispute because dumping fish in the midst of poverty and the lack of protein in many plates is not a solution.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Cabinet Discuss Health, International Cooperation, Others

[Foroyaa] Gambian President Adama Barrow and members of his cabinet, converged at their fifth sitting on 9th August 2017. Their convergence was toreview government policies for the health sector, international cooperation, and petroleum matters. The ca…

[Foroyaa] Gambian President Adama Barrow and members of his cabinet, converged at their fifth sitting on 9th August 2017. Their convergence was toreview government policies for the health sector, international cooperation, and petroleum matters. The cabinet convergence was held at the president's Fajara office, according to a statement from the presidency on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Second Generation Farmer Consultations Underway

[Foroyaa] The National Coordinating Organisation for Farmers Associations, The Gambia, otherwise known as NACOFAG, on Thursday 10 August 2017, started a two- day consultation forum on the Gambia National Agriculture Investment Plan, GNAIP. The workshop is supported by Hub Rural, a regional NGO supporting civil society movements, in collaboration with the network of Peasant Organizations and Agricultural Producers in West Africa, ROPPA. The aim of the two- day forum is to come up with a final communiqué as to

[Foroyaa] The National Coordinating Organisation for Farmers Associations, The Gambia, otherwise known as NACOFAG, on Thursday 10 August 2017, started a two- day consultation forum on the Gambia National Agriculture Investment Plan, GNAIP. The workshop is supported by Hub Rural, a regional NGO supporting civil society movements, in collaboration with the network of Peasant Organizations and Agricultural Producers in West Africa, ROPPA. The aim of the two- day forum is to come up with a final communiqué as to

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Commission On Jammeh’s Assets Commences Sittings

[Foroyaa] The newly constituted Commission of inquiry that is mandated to probe into former President Jammeh’s assets and financial dealings, yesterday 10 August 2017 commenced sittings at Jembe Hotel. Officials of three banks testified before the Comm…

[Foroyaa] The newly constituted Commission of inquiry that is mandated to probe into former President Jammeh's assets and financial dealings, yesterday 10 August 2017 commenced sittings at Jembe Hotel. Officials of three banks testified before the Commission and the Director General of GRA testified.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

G.P.A. Pro Claims Low Tide As Cause for ‘Kanilai’s’ Inability to Dock

[Foroyaa] Information reaching this medium for the past days, claim that one of the ferries plying the crossing point of Banjul and Barra, got stuck for hours before it was able to properly dock. The incident happened on Tuesday, 8thAugust 2017 when th…

[Foroyaa] Information reaching this medium for the past days, claim that one of the ferries plying the crossing point of Banjul and Barra, got stuck for hours before it was able to properly dock. The incident happened on Tuesday, 8thAugust 2017 when the 'Kanilai' Ferry was unable to dock on the Banjul side due to heavy siltation.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia