Second Generation Farmer Consultations Underway

[Foroyaa] The National Coordinating Organisation for Farmers Associations, The Gambia, otherwise known as NACOFAG, on Thursday 10 August 2017, started a two- day consultation forum on the Gambia National Agriculture Investment Plan, GNAIP. The workshop is supported by Hub Rural, a regional NGO supporting civil society movements, in collaboration with the network of Peasant Organizations and Agricultural Producers in West Africa, ROPPA. The aim of the two- day forum is to come up with a final communiqué as to

[Foroyaa] The National Coordinating Organisation for Farmers Associations, The Gambia, otherwise known as NACOFAG, on Thursday 10 August 2017, started a two- day consultation forum on the Gambia National Agriculture Investment Plan, GNAIP. The workshop is supported by Hub Rural, a regional NGO supporting civil society movements, in collaboration with the network of Peasant Organizations and Agricultural Producers in West Africa, ROPPA. The aim of the two- day forum is to come up with a final communiqué as to

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Commission On Jammeh’s Assets Commences Sittings

[Foroyaa] The newly constituted Commission of inquiry that is mandated to probe into former President Jammeh’s assets and financial dealings, yesterday 10 August 2017 commenced sittings at Jembe Hotel. Officials of three banks testified before the Comm…

[Foroyaa] The newly constituted Commission of inquiry that is mandated to probe into former President Jammeh's assets and financial dealings, yesterday 10 August 2017 commenced sittings at Jembe Hotel. Officials of three banks testified before the Commission and the Director General of GRA testified.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

G.P.A. Pro Claims Low Tide As Cause for ‘Kanilai’s’ Inability to Dock

[Foroyaa] Information reaching this medium for the past days, claim that one of the ferries plying the crossing point of Banjul and Barra, got stuck for hours before it was able to properly dock. The incident happened on Tuesday, 8thAugust 2017 when th…

[Foroyaa] Information reaching this medium for the past days, claim that one of the ferries plying the crossing point of Banjul and Barra, got stuck for hours before it was able to properly dock. The incident happened on Tuesday, 8thAugust 2017 when the 'Kanilai' Ferry was unable to dock on the Banjul side due to heavy siltation.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Kenya’s Next President – the Challenges Ahead

[Deutsche Welle] After a bruising campaign, political scientist Martin Oloo says both candidates, Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga, should now sit down together to discuss their differences for the sake of all Kenyans.

[Deutsche Welle] After a bruising campaign, political scientist Martin Oloo says both candidates, Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga, should now sit down together to discuss their differences for the sake of all Kenyans.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Right to Information a Guiding Principle for Participatory Democracy’ – Information Minister

[Foroyaa] The Information Minister, Demba Ali Jawo, on Thursday 10th August 2017, highlighted the need for the right to information as a guiding principle for participatory democracy, since it is an informed population that can effectively contribute t…

[Foroyaa] The Information Minister, Demba Ali Jawo, on Thursday 10th August 2017, highlighted the need for the right to information as a guiding principle for participatory democracy, since it is an informed population that can effectively contribute to the construction of governments and political institutions. Mr. Demba Ali Jawo was speaking to participants at a two- day stakeholder workshop on transparency and accountability of public institutions, at a local hotel in the Senegambia area.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Concern Over High Number of Rejected Ballots in 2017 Polls

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The just concluded General Election has seen thousands of votes being rendered invalid with the rejected presidential votes standing at 401,003 as at Friday evening.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The just concluded General Election has seen thousands of votes being rendered invalid with the rejected presidential votes standing at 401,003 as at Friday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Banjul North Nam Calls for Relocation of Mile II Prison

[Daily Observer] The National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, Honourable Ousman Sillah has called for the relocation of Mile II prison and the city’s dumpsites to a more suitable location and undertake a comprehensive reform of the facility.

[Daily Observer] The National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, Honourable Ousman Sillah has called for the relocation of Mile II prison and the city's dumpsites to a more suitable location and undertake a comprehensive reform of the facility.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UNFPA Donates Dignity Kits to Ndma

[Daily Observer] The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday donated about 1000 different dignity kits to the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) for onward delivery to disaster victims across the country.

[Daily Observer] The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday donated about 1000 different dignity kits to the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) for onward delivery to disaster victims across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Star GSM, GPA Clean Gutters in Brikama

[Daily Observer] Star GSM Communication in collaboration with The Gambia Protective Association (GPA) on Tuesday embarked on a long cleansing of gutters around the Brikama GTSC complex, the market and the health centre areas.

[Daily Observer] Star GSM Communication in collaboration with The Gambia Protective Association (GPA) on Tuesday embarked on a long cleansing of gutters around the Brikama GTSC complex, the market and the health centre areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia