NCCE Urges Communities to Avoid Abusing Democracy

[Foroyaa] In the fourth phase of their countrywide sensitisation on civic education, the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE), has urged local communities in Upper Fulladu West District of the CRR, not to abuse the beauty of democracy.

[Foroyaa] In the fourth phase of their countrywide sensitisation on civic education, the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE), has urged local communities in Upper Fulladu West District of the CRR, not to abuse the beauty of democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

IOM, UN Commemorate International Migrants Day

[Foroyaa] The International Organization for Migration in partnership with the UN Migrants Agency, on Monday 18th December 2017, commemorated International Migrant’s Day. As the 18th of December is set aside as the IOM’s Global Migration Film Festival,…

[Foroyaa] The International Organization for Migration in partnership with the UN Migrants Agency, on Monday 18th December 2017, commemorated International Migrant's Day. As the 18th of December is set aside as the IOM's Global Migration Film Festival, participants to the event were given the opportunity to watch series of films portraying the challenges faced by youth on their risky 'back way' migration journey.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Policeman Who Killed Boss in Makueni Arrested

[Nation] Police have arrested an officer who went berserk and killed the deputy OCS in charge of Makueni Police Station and injured two of his colleagues before fleeing the station armed with an AK-47 rifle on Wednesday night.

[Nation] Police have arrested an officer who went berserk and killed the deputy OCS in charge of Makueni Police Station and injured two of his colleagues before fleeing the station armed with an AK-47 rifle on Wednesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gambia Seeks Sanction Extension to Jammeh’s Family

[Foroyaa] The Gambia’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice Aboubacarr Tambadou, has called on the United States to include the family members of the former president including his wife, first lady Zeinab Souma Jammeh, on the list of individuals fa…

[Foroyaa] The Gambia's Attorney General and Minister of Justice Aboubacarr Tambadou, has called on the United States to include the family members of the former president including his wife, first lady Zeinab Souma Jammeh, on the list of individuals facing sanctions levied on them by Washington.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambia Lauds U.S. for Re-Entry to MCC

[Foroyaa] The Gambia’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice has hiled the United States Government for Gambia’s re-admission to Millennium Challenge Corporation, following an 11 year suspension amid excessive human rights abuses condoned by the for…

[Foroyaa] The Gambia's Attorney General and Minister of Justice has hiled the United States Government for Gambia's re-admission to Millennium Challenge Corporation, following an 11 year suspension amid excessive human rights abuses condoned by the former regime of Yahya Jammeh. "We would like to take this opportunity to express appreciation to the US Millennium Challenge Corporation for recently selecting The Gambia on 19thDecember 2017, for a Threshold Program," Aboubacarr Tambadou told journalists at a press conf

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

At the Court Martial – ‘I Am Not a Psychologist’, Lieutenant Isaac Jammeh Says

[Foroyaa] The sixth prosecution witness (PW6), Lieutenant Isaac has Jammeh told the Court-Martial that he is not a psychologist but can identify psychological trauma based on the impression of a person.

[Foroyaa] The sixth prosecution witness (PW6), Lieutenant Isaac has Jammeh told the Court-Martial that he is not a psychologist but can identify psychological trauma based on the impression of a person.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

West African Women Meet On Peace and Security Issues

[Foroyaa] UNOWAS in partnership with ECOWAS, G5Sahel and the Manu River Union (MRU) organized a Regional Open Day in Dakar Senegal on December 11th 2017 at the Maison De La Press. This was followed by the Annual Meeting and a training in Communication …

[Foroyaa] UNOWAS in partnership with ECOWAS, G5Sahel and the Manu River Union (MRU) organized a Regional Open Day in Dakar Senegal on December 11th 2017 at the Maison De La Press. This was followed by the Annual Meeting and a training in Communication and Advocacy techniques for members of the Women, Youth, Peace and Security Working Group for West Africa and the Sahel (WYPSWG - WAS).

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Deracializing (Not Decolonizing) Ethiopian Studies

[Addis Standard] I am writing this contribution to further engage and provoke discussion on ‘decolonizing’ Ethiopian studies initiated by Hewan Semon. While I agree with some of Hewan’s concerns, I dissent on the use of decolonization as a theoretical …

[Addis Standard] I am writing this contribution to further engage and provoke discussion on 'decolonizing' Ethiopian studies initiated by Hewan Semon. While I agree with some of Hewan's concerns, I dissent on the use of decolonization as a theoretical framework for Ethiopian studies. De-racialization seems to be a more fitting theoretical framework to view and reflect upon the phenomenon on Ethiopian studies.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

NUT Accuses El-Rufai of Violating Court Order

[This Day] Kaduna -The Kaduna State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) wednesday accused the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, of alleged violation of court injunction retraining him from sacking teachers.

[This Day] Kaduna -The Kaduna State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) wednesday accused the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, of alleged violation of court injunction retraining him from sacking teachers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria