Food Security – Farmers Tete-a-Tete With Agric Minister

[Foroyaa] Farmers in the North Bank, Central River and Lower River Region have informed the Agriculture Minister, Mr. Omar A. Jallow, that there cannot be food security in the Gambia without increased productivity and there cannot be increased producti…

[Foroyaa] Farmers in the North Bank, Central River and Lower River Region have informed the Agriculture Minister, Mr. Omar A. Jallow, that there cannot be food security in the Gambia without increased productivity and there cannot be increased productivity in the absence of seeds, fertilizer, farm implements and enough water for the crops.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

2017 Budget – NASS Slashes FMC Travel, Miscellaneous Budget By N212 Million

[Vanguard] IF the recently approved 2017 national budget finally gets the nod of the Presidency by way of asset, then the ministry of communications and its two affiliate agencies, the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, NigComSat and the Nigeri…

[Vanguard] IF the recently approved 2017 national budget finally gets the nod of the Presidency by way of asset, then the ministry of communications and its two affiliate agencies, the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, NigComSat and the Nigerian Postal Services, NIPOST, respectively, they would actually be spending more on capital and less on recurrent as earlier proposed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Defence Objects Lawyer Gaye’s Appearance in NIA 9 Trial

[Foroyaa] Barrister Christopher E.Mene and the rest of the lawyers representing former officials of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) have yesterday 29 May, 2017 objected to the appearance of Lawyer Antouman Gaye for the state.

[Foroyaa] Barrister Christopher E.Mene and the rest of the lawyers representing former officials of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) have yesterday 29 May, 2017 objected to the appearance of Lawyer Antouman Gaye for the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Man Hospitalised Following Gunshot

[Foroyaa] Tumani Sannoh a middle age man and resident of Sanyang was shot on his head by an unknown gunman on Saturday 27th May 2017 at Tujereng, Kombo South District leaving him in a critical condition.

[Foroyaa] Tumani Sannoh a middle age man and resident of Sanyang was shot on his head by an unknown gunman on Saturday 27th May 2017 at Tujereng, Kombo South District leaving him in a critical condition.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The Farato Incident

[Foroyaa] The most unfortunate incident that is confronting the Barrow administration is the Farato incident. The arrest and prosecution of Lamin Darboe, Sainey Bayo, Alieu Touray, Ebrima Secka, Alieu Faal, Bakary Manneh and Alieu Faal has now given bi…

[Foroyaa] The most unfortunate incident that is confronting the Barrow administration is the Farato incident. The arrest and prosecution of Lamin Darboe, Sainey Bayo, Alieu Touray, Ebrima Secka, Alieu Faal, Bakary Manneh and Alieu Faal has now given birth to a new reality.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Farato Case Referred to High Court

[Foroyaa] The criminal case involving 7 residents of Madina Nemasu was referred to the High Court because count 4 of the charge sheet attracts life imprisonment.

[Foroyaa] The criminal case involving 7 residents of Madina Nemasu was referred to the High Court because count 4 of the charge sheet attracts life imprisonment.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Why Exploring for Oil Under Lake Kivu Carries Unique and Huge Risks

[The Conversation Africa] Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have signed a five-year joint exploration agreement for oil under Lake Kivu. But Professor Robert Hecky warns that there are extraordinary risks. The lake has a huge amount of ga…

[The Conversation Africa] Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have signed a five-year joint exploration agreement for oil under Lake Kivu. But Professor Robert Hecky warns that there are extraordinary risks. The lake has a huge amount of gas in its deep waters and could explode with devastating consequences.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Gauteng Police Ill-Equipped to Tackle Crimes Against Women – DA

[News24Wire] Gauteng provincial legislature member Michele Clarke, speaking during a Democratic Alliance (DA) protest outside the SAPS headquarters in Tshwane on Tuesday morning, said police stations in the province are under resourced and officers are…

[News24Wire] Gauteng provincial legislature member Michele Clarke, speaking during a Democratic Alliance (DA) protest outside the SAPS headquarters in Tshwane on Tuesday morning, said police stations in the province are under resourced and officers are not trained to deal with cases of domestic violence and the rapes of women.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa