Explainer – What’s Driving the Deadly Conflict in the DRC?

[Daily Maverick] A conflict between the DRC’s armed forced and a militia calling itself Kamuina Nsapu has sent 20,000 refugees across the border into Angola. But who is Kamuina Nsapu? And what set off the fighting in this previously peaceful region? By…

[Daily Maverick] A conflict between the DRC's armed forced and a militia calling itself Kamuina Nsapu has sent 20,000 refugees across the border into Angola. But who is Kamuina Nsapu? And what set off the fighting in this previously peaceful region? By KRISTEN VAN SCHIE.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Blowing the Whistle On the Speaker – Refusing a Secret Ballot Would Be a Parliamentary Obstruction

[Daily Maverick] We go to great lengths to protect Corruption Watch’s reporting channels from infiltration. Most journalists would sooner go to prison than reveal the identities of confidential sources. Legislatures, including our own, pass laws solely…

[Daily Maverick] We go to great lengths to protect Corruption Watch's reporting channels from infiltration. Most journalists would sooner go to prison than reveal the identities of confidential sources. Legislatures, including our own, pass laws solely intended for the protection of whistle-blowers. So, why the demand for an open ballot in the pending vote on a motion of no confidence?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senegalo-Gambian Planned Business Forum Deferred

[Daily Observer] Ambassador Paul Badji, Executive Secretary of the Senegalo – Gambiene Permanent Secretariat based in the Gambia has disclosed that the proposed Senegalo – GambieneBusiness Forum initially scheduled to take place in Dakar from 25 and 26…

[Daily Observer] Ambassador Paul Badji, Executive Secretary of the Senegalo - Gambiene Permanent Secretariat based in the Gambia has disclosed that the proposed Senegalo - GambieneBusiness Forum initially scheduled to take place in Dakar from 25 and 26 May 2017 has been rescheduled to October 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gen. Sulayman Badjie, Eight Other Soldiers Charged for Beheading American Citizens

[Daily Observer] General Sulayman Badjie, a former chief of Republican National Guard -RNG- of Gambia’s former president, Yahya Jammeh’s regime has been charged, alongside eight soldiers for their alleged participation in the murder of Ebou Jobe and Al…

[Daily Observer] General Sulayman Badjie, a former chief of Republican National Guard -RNG- of Gambia's former president, Yahya Jammeh's regime has been charged, alongside eight soldiers for their alleged participation in the murder of Ebou Jobe and Alhagie Mamud Ceesay, who were reported to be Americas citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Qualify, Responsible Journalists Must Embark On Investigative Journalism’ – Dr. Carrol

[Daily Observer] Journalists who are responsible and qualified to practice must engage in investigative journalism, says Dr. Hendry Carrol, legal luminary and Law lecturer at the University of The Gambia.

[Daily Observer] Journalists who are responsible and qualified to practice must engage in investigative journalism, says Dr. Hendry Carrol, legal luminary and Law lecturer at the University of The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Interior FC Crowns FF, Women’s League Champions

[Daily Observer] The Female Security team, Interior FC on Saturday were crowned champions of both Women’s League and FF Cup Champions after finishing top of the Women’s League as well as beating Immigration 3-0 in the FF Cup Final played at the Serekun…

[Daily Observer] The Female Security team, Interior FC on Saturday were crowned champions of both Women's League and FF Cup Champions after finishing top of the Women's League as well as beating Immigration 3-0 in the FF Cup Final played at the Serekunda East Mini-Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Govt. Is Committed to Strengthening Family Planning Services in Gambia

[Daily Observer] The governor of the Lower River Region (LRR), Fanta Bojang Samateh has stated that the government of The Gambia is fully committed to strengthening Family Planning services in the country.

[Daily Observer] The governor of the Lower River Region (LRR), Fanta Bojang Samateh has stated that the government of The Gambia is fully committed to strengthening Family Planning services in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

AAITG Organise Open Field Day On HIV/Aids

[Daily Observer] The Local Right Programme (LRP8), a project under Action Aid International The Gambia, Kudang Office, over the weekend organised an open field day on HIV/AIDS at Kudang village, in Niamina East District, in CRR South. The aim of the op…

[Daily Observer] The Local Right Programme (LRP8), a project under Action Aid International The Gambia, Kudang Office, over the weekend organised an open field day on HIV/AIDS at Kudang village, in Niamina East District, in CRR South. The aim of the open HIV/AIDS field day was a forum used to discuss about HIV, mode of transmission, prevention and how to avoid stigma and discrimination of people living with HIV.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

O.j. Appeals to Turkey’s Govt. to Invest in Gambia’s Agriculture Sector

[Daily Observer] Omar Jallow, alias O.J., and The Gambia’s Agriculture minister has called on the Turkey’s government and African partners to come and invest in Gambia’s Agriculture Industry in order to promote and improve agriculture sector.

[Daily Observer] Omar Jallow, alias O.J., and The Gambia's Agriculture minister has called on the Turkey's government and African partners to come and invest in Gambia's Agriculture Industry in order to promote and improve agriculture sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia