The Cabinet Reshuffle and the Gender Agenda

[Foroyaa] On Friday June 29th, 2018, President Adama Barrow effected a major cabinet change. The change saw two women lose their cabinet positions while two men joined the new cabinet. The purpose of this article is not to question the cabinet reshuffl…

[Foroyaa] On Friday June 29th, 2018, President Adama Barrow effected a major cabinet change. The change saw two women lose their cabinet positions while two men joined the new cabinet. The purpose of this article is not to question the cabinet reshuffle as it is the President's prerogative to appoint members of his cabinet and to change them as he deems fit. What I can question however and hold President Barrow to account is his lack of adherence to commitments made by government to the gender agenda. It is worrying

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Film Makers, Actors Lament On Challenges Within the Industry

[Foroyaa] Welcome to another Edition of Arts & Music, the Column that seeks to promote Arts and Music in the Gambia. In today’s Column, actors, actresses and movie makers spoke to this reporter on the challenges they face in the industry. Read on.

[Foroyaa] Welcome to another Edition of Arts & Music, the Column that seeks to promote Arts and Music in the Gambia. In today's Column, actors, actresses and movie makers spoke to this reporter on the challenges they face in the industry. Read on.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Marreh Training With Premier League Club Watford

[Foroyaa] Midfielder Sulayman Marreh is back training with English Premier League outfit Watford. The Gambian was on a loan deal at second tier Spanish outfit Almeria UD after joining from Real Valladolid.

[Foroyaa] Midfielder Sulayman Marreh is back training with English Premier League outfit Watford. The Gambian was on a loan deal at second tier Spanish outfit Almeria UD after joining from Real Valladolid.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Why South Africa’s New Political Party Funding Bill Is Good News for Democracy

[The Conversation Africa] Who funds South Africa’s political parties? The answer has always been shrouded in secrecy – both before and post 1994 when the country became a constitutional democracy.

[The Conversation Africa] Who funds South Africa's political parties? The answer has always been shrouded in secrecy - both before and post 1994 when the country became a constitutional democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Your Basic Right to Minimum Medical Benefits

[Daily Maverick] Private health care users have long complained that medical aid companies are refusing to pay for their prescribed minimum benefits, which all schemes must cover. The Health Market Inquiry said the system must be bolstered to ensure pa…

[Daily Maverick] Private health care users have long complained that medical aid companies are refusing to pay for their prescribed minimum benefits, which all schemes must cover. The Health Market Inquiry said the system must be bolstered to ensure patients receive their basic rights.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stock Thieves Caught At Umlazi

[SAPS] It is alleged that on 05 July 2018 at 05:30, SAPS members were patrolling around Glebelands area when they noticed a white Mazda 323 with three suspicious looking men. The vehicle was driving past Glebelands, along Prince Mcwayizeni Road, at a s…

[SAPS] It is alleged that on 05 July 2018 at 05:30, SAPS members were patrolling around Glebelands area when they noticed a white Mazda 323 with three suspicious looking men. The vehicle was driving past Glebelands, along Prince Mcwayizeni Road, at a slow pace. The vehicle looked as if it was carrying an unusual heavy load, as the back of the vehicle almost touched the ground. This appeared suspicious to the police officers, as there was only one passenger seated at the back of the vehicle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MRA Launches Its Annual Blood Donation Campaign

[Government of Mauritius] Blood is one intrinsic element that connects each of us, regardless of transcending race, language, religion and nationality. The theme Blood connects us all retained by the World Health Organization reflects the importance of…

[Government of Mauritius] Blood is one intrinsic element that connects each of us, regardless of transcending race, language, religion and nationality. The theme Blood connects us all retained by the World Health Organization reflects the importance of blood in not just saving lives but also connecting each of us.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

South African Reserve Bank Briefs Media On VBS Mutual Bank, 9 Jul

[Govt of SA] The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, and SARB Deputy Governor and CEO of the Prudential Authority, Kuben Naidoo, will on Monday 9 July 2018 at 14h00 host the media to give an update on VBS Mutual Bank.

[Govt of SA] The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, and SARB Deputy Governor and CEO of the Prudential Authority, Kuben Naidoo, will on Monday 9 July 2018 at 14h00 host the media to give an update on VBS Mutual Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Seeking a Safe Space – ‘It’s Not Nice to See Your Mother Beg’

[Daily Maverick] “I want to be a social worker one day so I can help people like her,” said Jocelyn Diedericks about her mother, Esther. The mother and daughter were photographed at the opening of Cape Town’s first safe transitional overnight space for…

[Daily Maverick] "I want to be a social worker one day so I can help people like her," said Jocelyn Diedericks about her mother, Esther. The mother and daughter were photographed at the opening of Cape Town's first safe transitional overnight space for the homeless in Cape Town on 3 July 2018. Photo: Hlumela Dyantyi.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa