Seychelles Gets Approval for IMF Disbursement of U.S.$2.3 Million Following the Sixth Review

[Seychelles News Agency] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the last disbursement of $2.3 million for Seychelles following the completion of the sixth and final review of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement, a statement from th…

[Seychelles News Agency] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the last disbursement of $2.3 million for Seychelles following the completion of the sixth and final review of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement, a statement from the organisation said.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

The Humanitarian Situation in Ethiopia

[Daily Maverick] This past month we have met countless women and children in the Somali region of Ethiopia who have made astonishing efforts to combat the debilitating drought that is afflicting the area. We saw families displaying incredible strength …

[Daily Maverick] This past month we have met countless women and children in the Somali region of Ethiopia who have made astonishing efforts to combat the debilitating drought that is afflicting the area. We saw families displaying incredible strength and resourcefulness. What we didn't see was a humanitarian catastrophe like the ones that happened in generations past, because the progress made by these families mirrors that made by Ethiopia in response to food insecurity and drought over the last two decades. Ethiopia now

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Kanilai Protest – No Time for Blame Game

[The Point] In the aftermath of the riot in Kanilai on Friday which led to the death of one Haruna Jatta and several others sustaining injuries, views both on and off line were the polar opposite of each other, and most of them blaming one side or the …

[The Point] In the aftermath of the riot in Kanilai on Friday which led to the death of one Haruna Jatta and several others sustaining injuries, views both on and off line were the polar opposite of each other, and most of them blaming one side or the other.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Lamin King Colley’s Junior Tourney Heats Up

[The Point] Njies FC have defeated Fortune FC 1-0 in group B of the ongoing Lamin King Colley’s junior football tournament played at the Comium Park opposite Gunjur Car Park on Saturday.

[The Point] Njies FC have defeated Fortune FC 1-0 in group B of the ongoing Lamin King Colley's junior football tournament played at the Comium Park opposite Gunjur Car Park on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NIA 9 Trial – Lawyer Gomez Not Opposing State Representation Team

[The Point] Lawyer Edward A. Gomez yesterday informed the High Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara that he was not opposing the state in appointing special prosecutors in prosecuting the nine former NIA officials.

[The Point] Lawyer Edward A. Gomez yesterday informed the High Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara that he was not opposing the state in appointing special prosecutors in prosecuting the nine former NIA officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Barrow Reaffirms Support for Civic Education

[The Point] President Adama Barrow has reaffirmed his support for civic education in The Gambia. Receiving a delegation from the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) in his office on Friday, President Barrow said the NCCE played a critical role …

[The Point] President Adama Barrow has reaffirmed his support for civic education in The Gambia. Receiving a delegation from the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) in his office on Friday, President Barrow said the NCCE played a critical role in educating the masses. "An enlightened people are an empowered people," he noted.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gcci President Calls for Tax Review

[The Point] The president of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has said there is a need for the new government to review the numerous taxes on businesses, noting that high taxation is inimical to private sector growth.

[The Point] The president of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has said there is a need for the new government to review the numerous taxes on businesses, noting that high taxation is inimical to private sector growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia