Central Bank Governor, Three Others Removed

[The Point] Amadou Colley, governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, as well as his first and second deputy governors, Basiru Njai and Oumie Savage-Samba, respectively, have had their services at the bank terminated, sources said.

[The Point] Amadou Colley, governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, as well as his first and second deputy governors, Basiru Njai and Oumie Savage-Samba, respectively, have had their services at the bank terminated, sources said.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NIA 9 Trial – 2nd Witness Concludes Testimony

[The Point] The criminal trial involving the State against former officials of the defunct NIA proceeded yesterday before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul.

[The Point] The criminal trial involving the State against former officials of the defunct NIA proceeded yesterday before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

One Killed, Many Injured in Customs, Smugglers Clash

[Daily Trust] Lagos, Abeokuta -At least one person was confirmed dead and many others seriously injured yesterday when men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun State Command, engaged suspected smugglers in a shoot-out on the busy Ota-Idi Iroko ro…

[Daily Trust] Lagos, Abeokuta -At least one person was confirmed dead and many others seriously injured yesterday when men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun State Command, engaged suspected smugglers in a shoot-out on the busy Ota-Idi Iroko road, Ogun State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ngafuan to Endorse Boakai

[NEWS] Former Foreign Minister Augustine Ngafuan had a unique way to end his ambition for the Liberian presidency. He didn’t have to call an elaborate political gathering, but he simply declared publicly that he would not seek the presidency any further.

[NEWS] Former Foreign Minister Augustine Ngafuan had a unique way to end his ambition for the Liberian presidency. He didn't have to call an elaborate political gathering, but he simply declared publicly that he would not seek the presidency any further.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Writ of Elections Out

[NEWS] The Clerk of Writ at the National Elections Commission has issued the ‘writ of elections’ on elections magistrates across the country.

[NEWS] The Clerk of Writ at the National Elections Commission has issued the 'writ of elections' on elections magistrates across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Arrest Warrant Out for Deputy Police Chief

[NEWS] Elizabeth County Court in the state of New Jersey, United States has issued a Bench Warrant for the arrest of Liberia’s Deputy Police Director Abraham B. Kromah for Child and Spousal support.

[NEWS] Elizabeth County Court in the state of New Jersey, United States has issued a Bench Warrant for the arrest of Liberia's Deputy Police Director Abraham B. Kromah for Child and Spousal support.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Promoters Shun Upcoming Artistes’

[The Herald] Sophie Chese -Upcoming artiste Brighton Madzikanda has accused local promoters of concentrating on established artistes while ignoring upcoming ones. Madzikanda who uses the stage name Mabhidza has released his first singles collection com…

[The Herald] Sophie Chese -Upcoming artiste Brighton Madzikanda has accused local promoters of concentrating on established artistes while ignoring upcoming ones. Madzikanda who uses the stage name Mabhidza has released his first singles collection comprising 11 songs.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Overhaul of Security Forces Faltering

[Deutsche Welle] The international community wants local forces in Central African Republic to shoulder more responsibility for security. But reform of the nation’s defense sector is fraught with problems.

[Deutsche Welle] The international community wants local forces in Central African Republic to shoulder more responsibility for security. But reform of the nation's defense sector is fraught with problems.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Social Development Miniser ‘Disappointed’ by Grant Deductions Ruling

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says she is disappointed that the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled that Net1 can continue to make deductions from recipient’s social grants.

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says she is disappointed that the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled that Net1 can continue to make deductions from recipient's social grants.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa