Women Push for Greater Political Participation

[VOA] Yaounde -In Cameroon, civil society groups marked this year’s International Women’s Day by urging women to register to vote and take on larger roles in decision making in their communities. Gender activist and singer Gracia Fonyuy, uses her voice…

[VOA] Yaounde -In Cameroon, civil society groups marked this year's International Women's Day by urging women to register to vote and take on larger roles in decision making in their communities. Gender activist and singer Gracia Fonyuy, uses her voice in Yaounde to encourage women to stand up for their rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Recession – Nigerians Import N460 Billion Worth of Wines, Beverages, Others

[Daily Trust] Nigerians imported prepared foodstuffs, beverages, spirits and tobacco worth N461.41 billion in 2016 despite being the recession year, a report from the National Bureau of statistics (NBS) has shown.

[Daily Trust] Nigerians imported prepared foodstuffs, beverages, spirits and tobacco worth N461.41 billion in 2016 despite being the recession year, a report from the National Bureau of statistics (NBS) has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Attorney General and Minister of Justice Defends Integrity of Public Office

[Foroyaa] The Attorney General and Minister of Justice has demonstrated how public officers with integrity behave when they are confronted with issues of public concern.

[Foroyaa] The Attorney General and Minister of Justice has demonstrated how public officers with integrity behave when they are confronted with issues of public concern.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The 1997 Constitution Must Be Amended to Stop the Chief Justice Being Part of the High Court Composition

[Foroyaa] There is a notable element in the composition of the High Court as provided for in S.131 (1) creates a conflict between the role of the Chief Justice as a Judge of the Supreme Court and his role as a Judge of the High Court. By virtue of S.12…

[Foroyaa] There is a notable element in the composition of the High Court as provided for in S.131 (1) creates a conflict between the role of the Chief Justice as a Judge of the Supreme Court and his role as a Judge of the High Court. By virtue of S.125 (1)(a) and 125(3) of the Constitution, the Chief Justice is a Judge of the Supreme Court and presides at sittings of that court. In this capacity he or she hears appeals from the decisions of the Court of Appeal on appeals from the decisions of the High Court by virt

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Abdou Gaye’s Family Still Waiting for Answers

[Foroyaa] The family of a businessman, Abdoulie Gaye, known as Abdou Gaye is still waiting for clear answers from the authorities following his arrest and disappearance during the former regime of Jammeh.

[Foroyaa] The family of a businessman, Abdoulie Gaye, known as Abdou Gaye is still waiting for clear answers from the authorities following his arrest and disappearance during the former regime of Jammeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Four Soldiers May Be Charged, After Investigations – GAF Pro

[Foroyaa] Four senior soldiers who were arrested by the Military Police and later handed over to the police on 24 February around 6pm and who held them briefly have been returned to the Military where they are said to be currently in detention.

[Foroyaa] Four senior soldiers who were arrested by the Military Police and later handed over to the police on 24 February around 6pm and who held them briefly have been returned to the Military where they are said to be currently in detention.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Coalition to Contest NA Elections Under Party Ticket

[Foroyaa] Halifa Sallah informed the media yesterday that by a majority the Coalition has decided to put up candidates at the 6 April 2017 National Assembly Elections under a party ticket. Speaking on Tuesday, 7th March, at Kairaba Hotel as the spokesp…

[Foroyaa] Halifa Sallah informed the media yesterday that by a majority the Coalition has decided to put up candidates at the 6 April 2017 National Assembly Elections under a party ticket. Speaking on Tuesday, 7th March, at Kairaba Hotel as the spokesperson of the Coalition 2016, he said the 8 stakeholder parties within the coalition have agreed on a tactical alliance.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Finance Minister Meets AFROSAI Organization Delegation

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Badr-Eddin Mahmoud Abbas has stressed the role his ministry plays in the achievement of mandate on the public money and its protection.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Badr-Eddin Mahmoud Abbas has stressed the role his ministry plays in the achievement of mandate on the public money and its protection.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan