Primaries – the New Trend

[Foroyaa] In the past, it was common for a political party to select a candidate for a constituency or ward without the consent of the supporters of the party in that ward or constituency. But there is a growing tendency to hold primaries to select par…

[Foroyaa] In the past, it was common for a political party to select a candidate for a constituency or ward without the consent of the supporters of the party in that ward or constituency. But there is a growing tendency to hold primaries to select party candidates where more than one aspirant shows interest to become a party candidate. There is growing demand by party members for them to do the selection of their candidates rather than by the top echelon. In fact petitions have been filed and re-runs have been sche

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

In the NIA 9 Trial – Defence Cross-Examines Sis Technician

[Foroyaa] 1 March 2018 – Lawyer Christopher E. Mene, Defence Counsel for 1st accused person Yankuba Badjie, continues his cross examination of the 12th Prosecution witness Lamin Sonko yesterday 28th February 2018, in the murder trial involving 9 former…

[Foroyaa] 1 March 2018 - Lawyer Christopher E. Mene, Defence Counsel for 1st accused person Yankuba Badjie, continues his cross examination of the 12th Prosecution witness Lamin Sonko yesterday 28th February 2018, in the murder trial involving 9 former officials of the NIA before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the Banjul High Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Central Darfur – Nierteti Records 13 New Suspected Cholera Cases

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -The medical isolation centres in Nierteti in Central Darfur received 13 new cases of ‘acute watery diarrhoea’, suspected to be cholera, on Friday.

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -The medical isolation centres in Nierteti in Central Darfur received 13 new cases of 'acute watery diarrhoea', suspected to be cholera, on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Tsvangirai Nurse Laid to Rest

[The Herald] The family of the Zimbabwean nurse who worked at a South African hospital where the late MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai was hospitalised, suspects her alleged murder was linked to her photograph with the politician in his final days.

[The Herald] The family of the Zimbabwean nurse who worked at a South African hospital where the late MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai was hospitalised, suspects her alleged murder was linked to her photograph with the politician in his final days.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Al Shabaab Fires Mortars At Amisom Base in Lower Shabelle Region

[Shabelle] The Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab militants have fired several mortar rounds at a military base belonging to African Union Mission in Somalia [AMISOM] in Lower Shabelle region.

[Shabelle] The Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab militants have fired several mortar rounds at a military base belonging to African Union Mission in Somalia [AMISOM] in Lower Shabelle region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Explains Low Fertiliser Use

[Citizen] Sengerema -Fertiliser usage is increasing in Tanzania as more and more farmers realise that by doing so, they stand to increase their yields, a Cabinet minister has said.

[Citizen] Sengerema -Fertiliser usage is increasing in Tanzania as more and more farmers realise that by doing so, they stand to increase their yields, a Cabinet minister has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania