NFP Board Member Calls for Further Reduction of Fertilizer Price

[Foroyaa] Mr. Sambou Dampha a farmer and board member of the National Farmers’ Platform, while welcoming the reduction of the prize of fertilizer from D950 to D700, appealed to the Government to further reduce the price to D600, taking into considerati…

[Foroyaa] Mr. Sambou Dampha a farmer and board member of the National Farmers' Platform, while welcoming the reduction of the prize of fertilizer from D950 to D700, appealed to the Government to further reduce the price to D600, taking into consideration the total crop failure of the last rainy season and that farmers are struggling to secure seeds.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NSFC to Verify Sale of Fertilizer At D750

[Foroyaa] The Managing Director of the National Food Security Processing and Marketing Corporation, Anthony Carlvalho, has informed this medium that they are finding out whether fertilizer is being sold at the Illiassa Secco for D750 per bag.

[Foroyaa] The Managing Director of the National Food Security Processing and Marketing Corporation, Anthony Carlvalho, has informed this medium that they are finding out whether fertilizer is being sold at the Illiassa Secco for D750 per bag.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The Land Disputes Need Careful Handling

[Foroyaa] When a government leaves office and another assumes power there are often many problems that the new dispensation would inherit which need careful handling.

[Foroyaa] When a government leaves office and another assumes power there are often many problems that the new dispensation would inherit which need careful handling.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Three Cholera Dead in Sudan’s Sennar

[Radio Dabanga] Sennar / White Nile / Delling -At least three people died and fifteen others were infected with cholera in Sennar state in southern Sudan last week. New cases were reported in North Kordofan and White Nile.

[Radio Dabanga] Sennar / White Nile / Delling -At least three people died and fifteen others were infected with cholera in Sennar state in southern Sudan last week. New cases were reported in North Kordofan and White Nile.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

High Price of School Supplies

[Radio Dabanga] Dabanga Sudan / Blue Nile -The prices of school supplies have sky-rocketed days before the start of the new school year, which begins today.

[Radio Dabanga] Dabanga Sudan / Blue Nile -The prices of school supplies have sky-rocketed days before the start of the new school year, which begins today.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Minister Kasukuwere Sued

[The Herald] Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter Suspended Chitungwiza mayor Phillip Mutoti and 12 councillors — part of officials under investigation for corruptly allocating themselves tracts of land — have filed a High Court application seeking …

[The Herald] Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter Suspended Chitungwiza mayor Phillip Mutoti and 12 councillors -- part of officials under investigation for corruptly allocating themselves tracts of land -- have filed a High Court application seeking a review of a decision by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere to refer their disciplinary case to an independent tribunal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Faeces Row Earns Man 2 Years in Jail

[The Herald] A Mbare man has been sentenced to two years in prison for stabbing his neighbour with an Okapi knife after the neighbour’s child had defecated on his doorstep. Wonder Chanetsa (19) pleaded not guilty to attempted murder, but was convicted …

[The Herald] A Mbare man has been sentenced to two years in prison for stabbing his neighbour with an Okapi knife after the neighbour's child had defecated on his doorstep. Wonder Chanetsa (19) pleaded not guilty to attempted murder, but was convicted after a full trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Admarc Workers to Stage Strike in Battle Over Pay Rise

[Nyasa Times] Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) workers are starting to withdraw labour from Monday to force management to review their salaries, housing allowances, leave grants and other conditions of service.

[Nyasa Times] Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) workers are starting to withdraw labour from Monday to force management to review their salaries, housing allowances, leave grants and other conditions of service.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi