President Mutharika Appoints New Guard Commander

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has appointed Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Police, Andy Chikwapula, as the new guard commander after the removal of deputy commissioner of police Owen Maganga from State House.

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has appointed Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Police, Andy Chikwapula, as the new guard commander after the removal of deputy commissioner of police Owen Maganga from State House.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Population Quadrupled From 1961 to 2017

[Iwacu] The Minister of Health calls on all Burundians to significantly reduce the birth rate. She says the average population density is 400 inhabitants per square kilometer, which is a hindrance to development in a country where 90% of the population…

[Iwacu] The Minister of Health calls on all Burundians to significantly reduce the birth rate. She says the average population density is 400 inhabitants per square kilometer, which is a hindrance to development in a country where 90% of the population depend on agriculture and livestock.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Disporans, Prisoners Must Be Allowed to Vote – Pressure Group

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has come under fire over its insistence that Zimbabweans living in the diaspora will not cast their ballots in the 2018 general elections.

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has come under fire over its insistence that Zimbabweans living in the diaspora will not cast their ballots in the 2018 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Security Council Warned Violence On Rise Amid Little Political Progress

[UN News] The security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to be a major source of concern, with violence in the Kasai provinces, in the western part of the vast country, reaching “disturbing” levels, the United Nations Se…

[UN News] The security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to be a major source of concern, with violence in the Kasai provinces, in the western part of the vast country, reaching "disturbing" levels, the United Nations Security Council was told today.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Hon. Suwaibou Touray-Member for Wuli East

[Foroyaa] Hon. Suwaibou Touray, the Wuli East Member of Parliament in his contribution to the debate on the Revised Estimates for the 2017 Fiscal year said he quite agreed with the rationale behind the Revision. He quoted what the Minister of Finance s…

[Foroyaa] Hon. Suwaibou Touray, the Wuli East Member of Parliament in his contribution to the debate on the Revised Estimates for the 2017 Fiscal year said he quite agreed with the rationale behind the Revision. He quoted what the Minister of Finance said in his speech as follows: "This new administration intends to prioritize macroeconomic stability with emphasis on addressing the burgeoning debt situation by instilling fiscal discipline, and as a result, this revised budget has a total financing gap of D955 millio

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Why Government Stops Issuing National Documents

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Interior, Mr. Mai Ahmed Fatty, has told deputies that the issuing of ID Cards has been halted by the Immigration Department. Mr. Fatty said the reason for this is because government wants to avoid the fraudulent acquisition of…

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Interior, Mr. Mai Ahmed Fatty, has told deputies that the issuing of ID Cards has been halted by the Immigration Department. Mr. Fatty said the reason for this is because government wants to avoid the fraudulent acquisition of the document and forgery.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GAMTEL Takes Charge of International Gateway

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Telecommunication Company (GAMTEL) as from Friday 7 July 2017 took over the control and management of the international gateway from MGI. This means that all international call termination fees which used to be collected by MGI wil…

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Telecommunication Company (GAMTEL) as from Friday 7 July 2017 took over the control and management of the international gateway from MGI. This means that all international call termination fees which used to be collected by MGI will now be collected by GAMTEL.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Intense Arguments in Kanilai 13 Trial

[Foroyaa] Intense arguments on points of law yesterday 10 July 2017 dominated the ongoing criminal trial involving 13 residents of Kanilai standing trial at the Brikama Magistrates’ Court.

[Foroyaa] Intense arguments on points of law yesterday 10 July 2017 dominated the ongoing criminal trial involving 13 residents of Kanilai standing trial at the Brikama Magistrates' Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

When Will the Vacant Position of Vice President Be Filled?

[Foroyaa] It will soon be six months since the Barrow administration took over and apart from a very brief period at the beginning, The Gambia has been without a Vice President.

[Foroyaa] It will soon be six months since the Barrow administration took over and apart from a very brief period at the beginning, The Gambia has been without a Vice President.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia