In Search for a Development Blueprint

[Foroyaa] Many people are waiting to see the programmes the Government aims to put in place covering at least the three year period that is aimed to be the tenure of the Coalition Presidency.

[Foroyaa] Many people are waiting to see the programmes the Government aims to put in place covering at least the three year period that is aimed to be the tenure of the Coalition Presidency.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

23 Year Old Female Seeks for Assistance

[Foroyaa] Jainaba Jallow, a 23 year old girl residing in Nema Kunku village, is seeking for assistance to get a wheelchair to facilitate her movement. Jainaba Jallow has been a cripple for the past twenty-three (23) years. According to her mother, Mrs….

[Foroyaa] Jainaba Jallow, a 23 year old girl residing in Nema Kunku village, is seeking for assistance to get a wheelchair to facilitate her movement. Jainaba Jallow has been a cripple for the past twenty-three (23) years. According to her mother, Mrs. Fatoumatta Bah, her daughter was born in this condition and they have always provided her a wheelchair, for the past 23 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Mother Still Yearns for the Remains of Her Son

[Foroyaa] A 68 year-old, Aja Mammie Ceesay, the mother of Alhagie Mamut Ceesay, said she wants the remains of her son for proper burial. The devastated woman said this yesterday, 11 September 2017, at her home in Latri-Kunda-German.

[Foroyaa] A 68 year-old, Aja Mammie Ceesay, the mother of Alhagie Mamut Ceesay, said she wants the remains of her son for proper burial. The devastated woman said this yesterday, 11 September 2017, at her home in Latri-Kunda-German.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

We Need Answers From Public Protector Regarding Her Actions

[Daily Maverick] The revelations contained in the South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) supplementary affidavit raises uncomfortable questions about the current Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office. At best, it raises que…

[Daily Maverick] The revelations contained in the South African Reserve Bank's (SARB) supplementary affidavit raises uncomfortable questions about the current Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office. At best, it raises questions about the Public Protector's competence and knowledge of the law, and, at worst, it raises questions about her independence and impartiality.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

State Capture Inquiry – Zuma’s ‘Unconstitutional’ Delay the Focus of Court Action

[Daily Maverick] The Democratic Alliance, which will be in the North Gauteng High Court most of the week in two cases against the president, on Tuesday argued that President Jacob Zuma has violated the Constitution by not establishing a commission of i…

[Daily Maverick] The Democratic Alliance, which will be in the North Gauteng High Court most of the week in two cases against the president, on Tuesday argued that President Jacob Zuma has violated the Constitution by not establishing a commission of inquiry into Gupta-linked state capture, as recommended by the former public protector. Zuma first wants a chance to challenge Thuli Madonsela's report. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Private Security Watchdog Ignores Murder Complaint Against Red Ants

[R2K] It has been 115 days since Ivory Park resident, Samuel Mabunda died after being beaten with a crowbar and kicked by members of the Red Ants Security. Ekhurhuleni Metro Police, who were on the scene and in charge of the evictions, stood by and did…

[R2K] It has been 115 days since Ivory Park resident, Samuel Mabunda died after being beaten with a crowbar and kicked by members of the Red Ants Security. Ekhurhuleni Metro Police, who were on the scene and in charge of the evictions, stood by and did nothing. When community members tried to help him they were shot at with rubber bullets. Until today no member of the Red Ants or Police Officer has been charged or held accountable for his death.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Analysis – the Damage the Zuma Tsunami Has Wrought

[Daily Maverick] The speed at which a tsunami can move is frightening. But what is less dramatic, and sometimes more important, is the speed at which the tsunami pulls out, as its power is sucked away and what has been destroyed is revealed. Tuesday wa…

[Daily Maverick] The speed at which a tsunami can move is frightening. But what is less dramatic, and sometimes more important, is the speed at which the tsunami pulls out, as its power is sucked away and what has been destroyed is revealed. Tuesday was a day in which we saw some of the devastation that has been wrought. As the power is sucked away from President Jacob Zuma, as the wave that brought him to the highest office in the land withdraws, so we see the stark damage that has been done to the ANC. And to the office

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa