‘Musigam Is Disappointed That Copyright Is Referred to As an Impediment to Business’

[The Point] “The Gambia Music Union is disappointed that copyright is increasingly being referred to as an impediment to business and growth and we believe that the focus must be brought back to how performers’ rights protect musicians and artists, who…

[The Point] "The Gambia Music Union is disappointed that copyright is increasingly being referred to as an impediment to business and growth and we believe that the focus must be brought back to how performers' rights protect musicians and artists, who would be unable to maintain a career without them," according to Kalilu Banja, program director of Gambia Music Union.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GDC Candidates Vow to Win, Call for Peaceful Election

[The Point] Modou Cham and Ebrima Nyang, Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) National Assembly candidates for Jeshwang and Latrikunda Sabiji constituencies respectively, have expressed hope of winning the upcoming National Assembly elections.

[The Point] Modou Cham and Ebrima Nyang, Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) National Assembly candidates for Jeshwang and Latrikunda Sabiji constituencies respectively, have expressed hope of winning the upcoming National Assembly elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Two Arrested for Illegal Firearms and Ammunition

[SAPS] Ngqamakhwe Police arrested two men aged 20 and 21. Both suspects were arrested on Wednesday 08 March 2017 at Pakade Village Informal Settlement, Ngqamakhwe. The 20 year old suspect was found with unlicensed firearm namely a pistol. The 21 year o…

[SAPS] Ngqamakhwe Police arrested two men aged 20 and 21. Both suspects were arrested on Wednesday 08 March 2017 at Pakade Village Informal Settlement, Ngqamakhwe. The 20 year old suspect was found with unlicensed firearm namely a pistol. The 21 year old suspect was found with unlicensed firearm namely a pistol and six (6) rounds of ammunition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

APRC to Contest in 6 Out of 7 KMC Constituencies

[The Point] The opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) – the former ruling party – is to contest in six of the seven KMC constituencies, in the upcoming National Assembly election.

[The Point] The opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) - the former ruling party - is to contest in six of the seven KMC constituencies, in the upcoming National Assembly election.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Don’t Forget Ethiopia Starvation Risk, Says German NGO

[Deutsche Welle] The Menschen für Menschen charity has said 5.7 million Ethiopians could die of a lack of food. Part of the problem is that other countries are faring even worse and thus getting most of the publicity.

[Deutsche Welle] The Menschen für Menschen charity has said 5.7 million Ethiopians could die of a lack of food. Part of the problem is that other countries are faring even worse and thus getting most of the publicity.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Agony of Defiled Girl, 13 – Govt Hospital Denies Her Treatment Over Gh300 – Prosecution of Case Stalls As a Result

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Bolagatanga -The case of a 13-year old girl, who was defiled in November last year, but has still not been prosecuted because her parents cannot afford an amount of GH¢300 demanded by a medical doctor at the Upper East Regional hospital, Bolgatanga, before he would conduct a medical examination on her.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Bolagatanga -The case of a 13-year old girl, who was defiled in November last year, but has still not been prosecuted because her parents cannot afford an amount of GH¢300 demanded by a medical doctor at the Upper East Regional hospital, Bolgatanga, before he would conduct a medical examination on her.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Irishman, Buried Alive, Speaks From Beyond Grave – After Kissing His Wife Goodbye

[Ghanaian Chronicle] For many people, the thought of being buried alive is the stuff of nightmares but one Irishman is going three feet under for three days – and nights.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] For many people, the thought of being buried alive is the stuff of nightmares but one Irishman is going three feet under for three days - and nights.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ghana@60 Kumawood Performance Agya Koo Didn’t Call Me Because I’ll Take His Shine – Lilwin

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumawood superstar Kwadwo Nkansah Lilwin has reacted to claims that his colleague actor Agya Koo deliberately did not invite him to be part of the list of actors who performed on 6th March.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumawood superstar Kwadwo Nkansah Lilwin has reacted to claims that his colleague actor Agya Koo deliberately did not invite him to be part of the list of actors who performed on 6th March.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana