Another Setback in the Efforts to Resolve Sesdo Crisis

[Daily Observer] The Serrekunda East Sports Development Organisation’s (SESDO) long awaited proposed congress has been postponed by both KM Sports and National Sports Council (NSC) after the unhappy Serekunda East Teams’ Representatives failed to adopt…

[Daily Observer] The Serrekunda East Sports Development Organisation's (SESDO) long awaited proposed congress has been postponed by both KM Sports and National Sports Council (NSC) after the unhappy Serekunda East Teams' Representatives failed to adopt the proposed congress agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The A-Bomb – R2-Billion Amnesty Package for Zuma?

[Daily Maverick] Think of it as one of history’s most astonishing ever retirement packages: Daily Maverick has recently learned that an offer of R2-billion has been presented to Jacob Zuma, making it the most significant financial amnesty ever made to …

[Daily Maverick] Think of it as one of history's most astonishing ever retirement packages: Daily Maverick has recently learned that an offer of R2-billion has been presented to Jacob Zuma, making it the most significant financial amnesty ever made to a sitting head of state. (The money would be raised from private individuals and institutions, and not from state coffers).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Col. Sait Njie Urges Soldiers to Desist From Partisan Politics

[Daily Observer] The outgoing CO of the 1st Infantry Battalion of Yundum Barracks, Colonel Sait Njie has urged soldiers of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) to desist from participating in partisan politics.

[Daily Observer] The outgoing CO of the 1st Infantry Battalion of Yundum Barracks, Colonel Sait Njie has urged soldiers of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) to desist from participating in partisan politics.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The Cannabis Chronicles – Dagga Couple Go Global

[Daily Maverick] From the end of July to the middle of August, South Africa will be on the front lines of international drug policy reform. World experts are descending on the country to fight out the merits of cannabis legalisation in the first truly …

[Daily Maverick] From the end of July to the middle of August, South Africa will be on the front lines of international drug policy reform. World experts are descending on the country to fight out the merits of cannabis legalisation in the first truly scientific constitutional hearing -- and the Dagga Couple, after seven years in the trenches, will finally get their day in court. Will we show the world what freedom is, or will we sell our heritage to the Canadians? By KEVIN BLOOM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gender-Based Violence and the Return to Kwamuhle

[Daily Maverick] Unfortunately, in free South Africa today, there are men who have assumed the role of KwaMuhle apparatchiks, humiliating women sexually, physically, economically and psychologically.

[Daily Maverick] Unfortunately, in free South Africa today, there are men who have assumed the role of KwaMuhle apparatchiks, humiliating women sexually, physically, economically and psychologically.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister to Hand Over Donated Clothing, Food Parcels to the Homeless During Mandela Day

[Govt of SA] The Minister for Public Service and Administration, Ms Faith Muthambi will be joining forces with the Tshwane Leadership Foundation (TLF), The National School of Government, Unisa and Export Credit Insurance Corporation to feed the homeles…

[Govt of SA] The Minister for Public Service and Administration, Ms Faith Muthambi will be joining forces with the Tshwane Leadership Foundation (TLF), The National School of Government, Unisa and Export Credit Insurance Corporation to feed the homeless in the capital city for this year's Mandela Day.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa