Parliamentary Election Peaceful but Voter Turnout Low

[Foroyaa] Serrekunda, Gambia, 6 April 2017 – A peaceful and conducive atmosphere prevails but voter apathy is evident in both Bakau and Serrekunda constituencies as at the time this report was filed for general consumption.

[Foroyaa] Serrekunda, Gambia, 6 April 2017 - A peaceful and conducive atmosphere prevails but voter apathy is evident in both Bakau and Serrekunda constituencies as at the time this report was filed for general consumption.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Promising Journey for Out-of-School Children

[Daily News] Former Mozambican First Lady Graca Machel speaks to Butiama District government officials, community leaders and parents on ending child marriages when she visited Nyamisisi Primary School last month.

[Daily News] Former Mozambican First Lady Graca Machel speaks to Butiama District government officials, community leaders and parents on ending child marriages when she visited Nyamisisi Primary School last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Payment Delays Cited As Major Hindrance to Contractors

[Daily News] The government should work with contractors to establish a Security of Payment Act that will benefit contractors, beneficiaries of public projects and the government itself.

[Daily News] The government should work with contractors to establish a Security of Payment Act that will benefit contractors, beneficiaries of public projects and the government itself.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Anti-Zuma Truck ‘Go-Slows’ Block Traffic in Cape Town

[News24Wire] Trucks bearing banners saying “Zuma must go” have blocked traffic on some of Cape Town’s main highways, as part of nationwide protests against President Jacob Zuma on Friday.

[News24Wire] Trucks bearing banners saying "Zuma must go" have blocked traffic on some of Cape Town's main highways, as part of nationwide protests against President Jacob Zuma on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Jacob Zuma Must Step Down’ – Durban Protesters

[News24Wire] Residents of Durban woke up on Friday morning to the sight of two massive anti-Zuma banners on a four-storey building on busy Matthews Meyiwa Road (formerly Stamford Hill Road), a short distance away from the starting point of a march that…

[News24Wire] Residents of Durban woke up on Friday morning to the sight of two massive anti-Zuma banners on a four-storey building on busy Matthews Meyiwa Road (formerly Stamford Hill Road), a short distance away from the starting point of a march that is part of nationwide demonstrations against President Jacob Zuma planned for Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Strengthens Kenya’s Resilience to Disaster

[IPS] Nairobi -Kenya’s lack of capacity to cope with wide-scale disaster has seen thousands of households continue to live precarious lives, especially in light of erratic and drastically changing weather patterns.

[IPS] Nairobi -Kenya's lack of capacity to cope with wide-scale disaster has seen thousands of households continue to live precarious lives, especially in light of erratic and drastically changing weather patterns.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Okumbi Calls Up 25 Players for Malawi Friendly

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Three National Super League players have been included in a 25-man provisional squad called up to camp by First Coach Stanley Okumbi ahead of a friendly match against Malawi April 18 as the team starts its preparations for the 201…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Three National Super League players have been included in a 25-man provisional squad called up to camp by First Coach Stanley Okumbi ahead of a friendly match against Malawi April 18 as the team starts its preparations for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) to be staged in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

IEC Chairman Disappointed With Turnout

[Foroyaa] Shortly after the counting, I sounded the views of the chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Mr Alieu Momarr Njie and he said one of their many problems was to manufacture thousands of ballot drums in a very short period, because …

[Foroyaa] Shortly after the counting, I sounded the views of the chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Mr Alieu Momarr Njie and he said one of their many problems was to manufacture thousands of ballot drums in a very short period, because of the number of the candidates they have.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia