Poverty, Witchcraft Make Mozambique Risky for Bald Men

[VOA] Last week, police in Mozambique warned bald men in the country to be vigilant, after at least two such men were killed for the use of their body parts in witchcraft rituals.

[VOA] Last week, police in Mozambique warned bald men in the country to be vigilant, after at least two such men were killed for the use of their body parts in witchcraft rituals.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

National Assembly Has Powers to Tamper With Budget – Dogara

[Premium Times] The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday said the National Assembly has powers to introduce new projects to the federal budget, or remove proposed items.

[Premium Times] The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday said the National Assembly has powers to introduce new projects to the federal budget, or remove proposed items.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NFSC MD Explains the Price of Fertiliser

[Foroyaa] The Managing Director of the National Food Security Corporation (formerly GGC) Anthony Carvalho said the price of the current stock of fertilizer is D950 per 50 kilogramme bag.

[Foroyaa] The Managing Director of the National Food Security Corporation (formerly GGC) Anthony Carvalho said the price of the current stock of fertilizer is D950 per 50 kilogramme bag.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The Closure of Daily Observer – A Dent in Media Pluralism

[Foroyaa] Daily Observer has been closed but it is not yet clear whether the company will be allowed to operate if they pay all the taxes they owe. If the proprietors decide to mobilise the finances needed to pay all the taxes due it would be in the in…

[Foroyaa] Daily Observer has been closed but it is not yet clear whether the company will be allowed to operate if they pay all the taxes they owe. If the proprietors decide to mobilise the finances needed to pay all the taxes due it would be in the interest of media pluralism that the newspaper continues to operate. The state will also be able to recover the millions owed to it.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

President Barrow to Hold Bi-Annual Press Conferences

[Foroyaa] A press statement from the Office of the President On Tuesday, June 13 said President Adama Barrow will he holding bi-annual news conferences as part of government’s effort to put in place regular communication strategy.

[Foroyaa] A press statement from the Office of the President On Tuesday, June 13 said President Adama Barrow will he holding bi-annual news conferences as part of government's effort to put in place regular communication strategy.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

APRC Says Freezing Jammeh’s Assets Is ‘Unconstitutional’

[Foroyaa] The leadership of the Alliance for Patriotic Re-Orientation and Construction (APRC) condemned the freezing of its former leader’s assets and described it ‘unconstitutional.’

[Foroyaa] The leadership of the Alliance for Patriotic Re-Orientation and Construction (APRC) condemned the freezing of its former leader's assets and described it 'unconstitutional.'

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

When Will the Soldiers Unlawfully Detained Be Released?

[Foroyaa] Eleven soldiers including Warrant Officer Class 1 Ismaila Jammeh, Warrant Officer Class 1 Pa Sanneh, Warrant Officer Class 1 Alieu Jeng, Warrant Officer Class 2 Abdoulie Jallow alias Jallino, Staff Sergeant Lamin Sambou, Staff Sergeant Lamin …

[Foroyaa] Eleven soldiers including Warrant Officer Class 1 Ismaila Jammeh, Warrant Officer Class 1 Pa Sanneh, Warrant Officer Class 1 Alieu Jeng, Warrant Officer Class 2 Abdoulie Jallow alias Jallino, Staff Sergeant Lamin Sambou, Staff Sergeant Lamin Badgie, Staff Sergeant Amadou Badgie, Staff Sergeant Omar Jallow alias Oya, Lt Malick Jatta and Staff Sergeant Musa Johnson have been held for more than seven two hours contrary to the dictates of the constitution that within a period of seventy two hours they should e

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Daily Observer Ordered to Close Amid Unpaid Tax Scandal

[Foroyaa] The Daily Observer newspaper on Wednesday afternoon, June 14 was asked by the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) to cease operation with immediate effect due to long term unpaid taxes.

[Foroyaa] The Daily Observer newspaper on Wednesday afternoon, June 14 was asked by the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) to cease operation with immediate effect due to long term unpaid taxes.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia