Madonna Visits Hospital She Built

[Nyasa Times] United States based pop celebrity Madonna on Monday returned to Malawi to celebrate the first anniversary of a medical facility Mercy James Centre for Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Blantyre named aft…

[Nyasa Times] United States based pop celebrity Madonna on Monday returned to Malawi to celebrate the first anniversary of a medical facility Mercy James Centre for Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Blantyre named after one of the four children she adopted children from this southern African country, which she funded through her Raising Malawi charity.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Dasuki Sets to Regain Freedom As Judge Signs Bail Application

[Vanguard] Abuja -Former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (retd) is to regain his freedom in any moment as a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu formally endorsed the bail application granted him on July 2, 2018.

[Vanguard] Abuja -Former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (retd) is to regain his freedom in any moment as a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu formally endorsed the bail application granted him on July 2, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rights Abusers Rewarded With Army Promotions

[HRW] The Democratic Republic of Congo’s president and commander in chief, Joseph Kabila, has promoted two generals long linked to serious human rights abuses. The new appointments, announced on the weekend, heighten concerns of more repression and abu…

[HRW] The Democratic Republic of Congo's president and commander in chief, Joseph Kabila, has promoted two generals long linked to serious human rights abuses. The new appointments, announced on the weekend, heighten concerns of more repression and abuse in the weeks ahead, as Kabila ponders his plans ahead of elections scheduled for December 23.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

The Role of a Commission of Inquiry

[Foroyaa] Section 200 subsection (1) of the Constitution empowers the President to constitute a Commission of Inquiry and appoint one or more Commissioners to make inquiry for the public good. The National Assembly may also request the President to est…

[Foroyaa] Section 200 subsection (1) of the Constitution empowers the President to constitute a Commission of Inquiry and appoint one or more Commissioners to make inquiry for the public good. The National Assembly may also request the President to establish a Commission of Inquiry.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Four Nominated Councilors Sworn-in

[Foroyaa] Four nominated Councilors have been sworn in as members of the Banjul City Council, BCC, to represent the Youth, Women, the Business community and Social interest groups, within the City of Banjul.

[Foroyaa] Four nominated Councilors have been sworn in as members of the Banjul City Council, BCC, to represent the Youth, Women, the Business community and Social interest groups, within the City of Banjul.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

At the Faraba Banta Commission – Ansumana Marena (Julakay), Others Testify

[Foroyaa] Ansumana Marena, alias ‘Julakay’, appeared before the Faraba Banta Commission on Saturday 14th July 2018, to testify. The Commission was set up by the President to probe into the unfortunate incident on that fateful day of June 18th 2018, whe…

[Foroyaa] Ansumana Marena, alias 'Julakay', appeared before the Faraba Banta Commission on Saturday 14th July 2018, to testify. The Commission was set up by the President to probe into the unfortunate incident on that fateful day of June 18th 2018, when live bullets was sprayed on unarmed demonstrators, leaving three people dead and scores seriously injured. According to Marena who testified in Mandinka, he has been in the business of sand mining for one and a half to two decades now; that after securing a license f

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambian Migrants Recall Near Drowning Incident

[Foroyaa] Two Gambians who were among dozens of rescued migrants off the coast of Libya on June 23rd 2018, narrated their near drowning experience in the rough waters of the Mediterranean Sea in a rubber dinghy bound for Italy. Lamin Jobarteh and Nuha …

[Foroyaa] Two Gambians who were among dozens of rescued migrants off the coast of Libya on June 23rd 2018, narrated their near drowning experience in the rough waters of the Mediterranean Sea in a rubber dinghy bound for Italy. Lamin Jobarteh and Nuha Gibba, said they nearly lost their lives before the coastguard came to their rescue.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GRA Staff Authors New Book

[Foroyaa] Dr. Seedy Drammeh, Acting Deputy Director HR & Admin at the Gambia Revenue Authority, has Published a new book title, Rethinking Irregular Migration: Causes, Course, Consequences and Corrective Measures. It adds to previous 29 publications, making it 30 books. The book examines the causes of irregular migration with particular focus on the mass movement of Gambian youth and others from other parts of the world, crossing the dangerous Sahara desert and the Mediterranean Sea, to reaching the Europe. Inve

[Foroyaa] Dr. Seedy Drammeh, Acting Deputy Director HR & Admin at the Gambia Revenue Authority, has Published a new book title, Rethinking Irregular Migration: Causes, Course, Consequences and Corrective Measures. It adds to previous 29 publications, making it 30 books. The book examines the causes of irregular migration with particular focus on the mass movement of Gambian youth and others from other parts of the world, crossing the dangerous Sahara desert and the Mediterranean Sea, to reaching the Europe. Inve

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Somalia Partnership Forum Opens in Brussels

[Dalsan Radio] The Somali Partnership Forum, a major conference on the Horn-of Africa state, has opened in Brussels, Belgium. The two-day forum is jointly chaired by the Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo and the European Union Foreign …

[Dalsan Radio] The Somali Partnership Forum, a major conference on the Horn-of Africa state, has opened in Brussels, Belgium. The two-day forum is jointly chaired by the Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo and the European Union Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Magherini.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia