Olu Falae’s Kidnappers Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

[Premium Times] An Ondo State High Court, Akure Division, on Monday sentenced seven Fulani herdsmen to life imprisonment for kidnapping former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae.

[Premium Times] An Ondo State High Court, Akure Division, on Monday sentenced seven Fulani herdsmen to life imprisonment for kidnapping former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Igi Confirms Investigation Into ‘Intelligence Report’ Leading to the Firing of Pravin Gordhan

[DA] Note to Editors: Please find copies of the correspondence between David Maynier MP, DA Shadow Minister of Finance, and Dr Sethlomamaru Dintwe, the Inspector-General of Intelligence, here and here.

[DA] Note to Editors: Please find copies of the correspondence between David Maynier MP, DA Shadow Minister of Finance, and Dr Sethlomamaru Dintwe, the Inspector-General of Intelligence, here and here.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nkandla – DA Request Tax Ombud Investigation Into SARS Foot Dragging On Tax Payable By President Zuma

[DA] Reports this weekend revealed that the South African Revenue Service (SARS) began an investigation into whether President Zuma owed fringe benefits tax on improvements to his Nkandla homestead as far back as 2014.

[DA] Reports this weekend revealed that the South African Revenue Service (SARS) began an investigation into whether President Zuma owed fringe benefits tax on improvements to his Nkandla homestead as far back as 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Colley Triumphs Over Sawaneh in Gambian Derby

[Daily Observer] Scorpions Captain Omar Colley, secured the bragging rights over compatriot Ibou Sawaneh, as KRC Genk secured a 1-0 win at KSV Roeselare, in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League playoffs in Belgium.

[Daily Observer] Scorpions Captain Omar Colley, secured the bragging rights over compatriot Ibou Sawaneh, as KRC Genk secured a 1-0 win at KSV Roeselare, in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League playoffs in Belgium.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Violence Erupts Between CBG and Ecobank in Interbank Quarterfinal

[Daily Observer] The first quarter final game between Central Bank of the Gambia (CBG) and Ecobank has been called off by the Central Referee Mustapha Ndow, due to lack of security amid war of words between the two sides.

[Daily Observer] The first quarter final game between Central Bank of the Gambia (CBG) and Ecobank has been called off by the Central Referee Mustapha Ndow, due to lack of security amid war of words between the two sides.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambia’s Parliamentary Election Was Free, Fair Says EU Chief Observer

[Daily Observer] The Chief Observer of the European Union Election Mission to The Gambia in the just concluded National Assembly Election, has described the just concluded parliamentary elections in the country as free and fair.

[Daily Observer] The Chief Observer of the European Union Election Mission to The Gambia in the just concluded National Assembly Election, has described the just concluded parliamentary elections in the country as free and fair.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Police Arrest Brikama North Independent Candidate

[Daily Observer] Officers of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) have arrested the independent candidate for Brikama North Constituency after his supporters clashed with supporters of the United Democratic Party (UDP).

[Daily Observer] Officers of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) have arrested the independent candidate for Brikama North Constituency after his supporters clashed with supporters of the United Democratic Party (UDP).

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Accused Accepts Charges Against Him

[Daily Observer] Man charged with possession of drugs has accepted the charges against him. He confessed to the court that he own the said suspected cannabis sativa with which he is being tried for.

[Daily Observer] Man charged with possession of drugs has accepted the charges against him. He confessed to the court that he own the said suspected cannabis sativa with which he is being tried for.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Political Stakeholders Urged to Put National Interest Above All UN Special Representative for West Africa

[Daily Observer] The special representative of the UN secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel, has called on political stakeholders in the country to put the national interest above all other considerations as they move ahead with the national …

[Daily Observer] The special representative of the UN secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel, has called on political stakeholders in the country to put the national interest above all other considerations as they move ahead with the national reform agenda, responding to the legitimate expectation of The Gambia citizens

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia