Bakoteh Dumpsite in Focus

[Foroyaa] Signing ceremonies are taking place, companies are being granted lease of land. However the public, especially the residents near the Bakoteh Dumpsite are yet to know their fate. One of the fundamental objectives of effecting change on 2 Dece…

[Foroyaa] Signing ceremonies are taking place, companies are being granted lease of land. However the public, especially the residents near the Bakoteh Dumpsite are yet to know their fate. One of the fundamental objectives of effecting change on 2 December 2016 is to ensure transparency and people centred approaches to administration. However up to today the members of the public and the media fraternity who should inform them have not benefited from either a press conference or community sensitisation meeting to kn

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Salimatou Fatty Wins Continental Award

[Foroyaa] Salimatou Fatty, the founder of Salimatou Foundation Education (SaFE) was this week announced among 100 Most Influential Young Africans. The award is an African Youth Award and it recognizes young achievers in various areas across the African…

[Foroyaa] Salimatou Fatty, the founder of Salimatou Foundation Education (SaFE) was this week announced among 100 Most Influential Young Africans. The award is an African Youth Award and it recognizes young achievers in various areas across the African continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Victims of 102 Niani Households Await Help

[Foroyaa] Flood victims of 102 households of Kuntaur and affected villages in Niani are still waiting for food and other forms of assistance from the government, NGOs and missions.

[Foroyaa] Flood victims of 102 households of Kuntaur and affected villages in Niani are still waiting for food and other forms of assistance from the government, NGOs and missions.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Poor Crowd at Opposition Alliance Launch’

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T chairman, Lovemore Moyo, says the “poor” crowd which attended the MDC Alliance launch at white city stadium in Bulawayo vindicates Matebeleland senior party leaders’ objections to the pact.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T chairman, Lovemore Moyo, says the "poor" crowd which attended the MDC Alliance launch at white city stadium in Bulawayo vindicates Matebeleland senior party leaders' objections to the pact.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sanneh Snubs Transfers Deadline Day Move

[Foroyaa] Danish club AC Horsens will be home of Bubacarr Sanneh at least for now following the Gambian’s decision to reject a move hour before closure of the Danish transfer window.

[Foroyaa] Danish club AC Horsens will be home of Bubacarr Sanneh at least for now following the Gambian's decision to reject a move hour before closure of the Danish transfer window.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

King Brushes Off Evidence of Police Abuse

[HRW] Tunis -King Mohammed VI should press for effective investigations into allegations that Morocco’s police forces tortured people suspected of participating in the 2017 “Hirak” protests in the Rif region, Human Rights Watch said today. Instead, in …

[HRW] Tunis -King Mohammed VI should press for effective investigations into allegations that Morocco's police forces tortured people suspected of participating in the 2017 "Hirak" protests in the Rif region, Human Rights Watch said today. Instead, in a televised address to the nation on Throne Day, July 30, the king appeared to whitewash the police's handling of the unrest in Al Hoceima, the main Rif city, saying that security forces showed "restraint and commitment to the rule of law."

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Musician Mugwadi in Trouble

[The Herald] Musician Tererai Mugwadi, who is facing a charge of culpable homicide after she was involved in an accident while drunk, reportedly boasted that she was prepared to compensate any death.

[The Herald] Musician Tererai Mugwadi, who is facing a charge of culpable homicide after she was involved in an accident while drunk, reportedly boasted that she was prepared to compensate any death.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe