Good-Bye Age Limit for Presidency

[Daily Observer] Removal and amendment of Section 62 of the 1997 Constitution of The Gambia has been long overdue and welcoming for most Gambians and none alike. It’s not only viewed and variously described as unconstitutional and out of touch with wha…

[Daily Observer] Removal and amendment of Section 62 of the 1997 Constitution of The Gambia has been long overdue and welcoming for most Gambians and none alike. It's not only viewed and variously described as unconstitutional and out of touch with what is tenable at the global level, but also unjust, unfair and blanket discrimination against elderly and experienced members of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

South West – Fire Consumes GBHS Kumba

[Cameroon Tribune] Meme (Kumba) The population of Kumba, Southwest Region, is yet to know the cause of the fire that ravaged the administrative block of Government Bilingual High School (GBHS) Kumba. The incident occurred barely 47days to school resump…

[Cameroon Tribune] Meme (Kumba) The population of Kumba, Southwest Region, is yet to know the cause of the fire that ravaged the administrative block of Government Bilingual High School (GBHS) Kumba. The incident occurred barely 47days to school resumption when preparations are gaining grounds in the country and Kumba in particular. According to the gate-man, we met on duty on July 19, the incident occurred in the night of 18 breaking 19 July.He disclosed that the two night watchmen working during the period of the incident

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

117,483 Fewer Potholes in DA-Led Jhb

[DA] Over the past year, the DA-led City of Johannesburg has repaired 117,483 potholes, a massive 26,945 (22%) more pothole repairs than the previous ANC-led administration did in 2015/16.

[DA] Over the past year, the DA-led City of Johannesburg has repaired 117,483 potholes, a massive 26,945 (22%) more pothole repairs than the previous ANC-led administration did in 2015/16.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Women Advancing Africa Placing Women At the Centre Stage of Africa’s Economic Advancement

[Graça Machel Trust] Dar es Salaam -The Women Advancing Africa Forum is set to bring some of the continent’s best and brightest minds together to shape a common agenda to accelerate the economic advancement of women in Africa

[Graça Machel Trust] Dar es Salaam -The Women Advancing Africa Forum is set to bring some of the continent's best and brightest minds together to shape a common agenda to accelerate the economic advancement of women in Africa

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Eritrean Children Who Cross Borders and Deserts Alone

[IRIN] Yobieli is 12 years old. He sits on a small leather stool and fumbles with his hands, interlocking his fingers and pulling them apart. There’s a dark shadow of soft peach fuzz on his upper lip, and his cheeks are childishly smooth. But, his eyes…

[IRIN] Yobieli is 12 years old. He sits on a small leather stool and fumbles with his hands, interlocking his fingers and pulling them apart. There's a dark shadow of soft peach fuzz on his upper lip, and his cheeks are childishly smooth. But, his eyes look older. They take in the world around him with the measured calculation of an adult, not the innocent wonder of a child.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Govt Appoints Osakwe DG of Trade Negotiations Office

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe as Director General with concurrent designation as Chief Negotiator, Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN).

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe as Director General with concurrent designation as Chief Negotiator, Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria