National Assembly Takes Shape After Stormy Start

[Foroyaa] The new National Assembly had a shaky start with debates on whether or not the proclamation of the president should be published in the Gazette to give it the force of law and whether it was necessary for members to first decide to adopt a pr…

[Foroyaa] The new National Assembly had a shaky start with debates on whether or not the proclamation of the president should be published in the Gazette to give it the force of law and whether it was necessary for members to first decide to adopt a procedure to select a minority leader or to simply proceed and vote without adopting a procedure. There were also exchanges which reflected differences on the emphasis laid on the importance of the standing orders.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Interior Minister Visits Injured Police Officers After Weekend Car Accident

[Foroyaa] Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty yesterday visited no fewer than five police officers in hospital – two days after a gory accident involving a police vehicle. The incident reportedly happened near Kiang Kaiaf in the Lower River Region at the…

[Foroyaa] Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty yesterday visited no fewer than five police officers in hospital - two days after a gory accident involving a police vehicle. The incident reportedly happened near Kiang Kaiaf in the Lower River Region at the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

African Commission Says Thumbs Up but Expresses Concerns

[Foroyaa] African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights has taken noted the positive developments in The Gambia regarding human rights but has expressed concerns on certain issues.

[Foroyaa] African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights has taken noted the positive developments in The Gambia regarding human rights but has expressed concerns on certain issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Petroleum Ministry, NAWEC and Sinohydro Company Sign U.S.$165 Million Project

[Foroyaa] The ministry of Petroleum, National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) and a Chinese company Sinohydro Corporation, on Friday 21st, 2017 signed a 165million US Dollar project at a ceremony held at the Kairba Beach Hotel.

[Foroyaa] The ministry of Petroleum, National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) and a Chinese company Sinohydro Corporation, on Friday 21st, 2017 signed a 165million US Dollar project at a ceremony held at the Kairba Beach Hotel.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ousainou Darboe Issues Statement

[Foroyaa] The UDP Secretary General Ousainoue Darboe yesterday issued a statement that UDP vows “to represent the interests of all citizens and residents” in constituencies represented by the UDP.

[Foroyaa] The UDP Secretary General Ousainoue Darboe yesterday issued a statement that UDP vows "to represent the interests of all citizens and residents" in constituencies represented by the UDP.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nominated Members Hopeful of a Vibrant Legislature

[Foroyaa] The Gambia’s newly elected lawmakers have expressed hopes that the current legislature will be one of the most vibrant and civilized lawmaking body that this country has ever witnessed since independence. Members made this remark during an in…

[Foroyaa] The Gambia's newly elected lawmakers have expressed hopes that the current legislature will be one of the most vibrant and civilized lawmaking body that this country has ever witnessed since independence. Members made this remark during an interview with this medium at the legislative house in Banjul shortly after their Wednesday session.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

YPM Board Vice-Chair Inspires Girls

[Foroyaa] Mrs Fatim Badjie, Vice Chairperson Board of Directors Young People in the Media (YPM) has inspired young girls throughout the country at the recently held all girls conference convened by her organization in collaboration with The Girls Gener…

[Foroyaa] Mrs Fatim Badjie, Vice Chairperson Board of Directors Young People in the Media (YPM) has inspired young girls throughout the country at the recently held all girls conference convened by her organization in collaboration with The Girls Generation (TGG).

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Flower Farm Returns 108ha Land to Farmers

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopian Meadows Plc, a company engaged in the farming and sale of roses in Holeta, has returned 108ha of land to 131 farmers, following an order from the Oromia Special Zone High Court a few weeks ago. The Company allegedly did not pa…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopian Meadows Plc, a company engaged in the farming and sale of roses in Holeta, has returned 108ha of land to 131 farmers, following an order from the Oromia Special Zone High Court a few weeks ago. The Company allegedly did not pay rent on time in line with its contractual agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia