What Makes Africa Work

[Leadership] It is a special pleasure and privilege to be here with you this morning. And I think the Financial Times (FT) deserves every commendation for providing this platform, for discussing the region’s investment climate with a global audience. I…

[Leadership] It is a special pleasure and privilege to be here with you this morning. And I think the Financial Times (FT) deserves every commendation for providing this platform, for discussing the region's investment climate with a global audience. I am also grateful for the invitation to deliver this Keynote Address.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Electricity and Water – Will the Current Situation Continue Like This Till the End of the Year?

[Foroyaa] Under the previous regime, NAWEC faced a lot of challenges and incurred lots of debts. We are told by the current management that they inherited old machines which are difficult to manage; that the demand for electricity far exceeds what NAWE…

[Foroyaa] Under the previous regime, NAWEC faced a lot of challenges and incurred lots of debts. We are told by the current management that they inherited old machines which are difficult to manage; that the demand for electricity far exceeds what NAWEC can supply; that only two generators are currently in operation and there are no reserves generators. As a consequence, we now face rampant power outages resulting to the disruption of lots of economic activities. Many women who were engaged in the sale of cold drink

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Enabling Girls to Be the Best That They Can Be

[Leadership] Today, on the International Day of the Girl Child, I will be announcing the results of a small competition I launched not long ago: I asked young women and girls aged 16 to 25 to post a one minute video setting out why the rights of girls …

[Leadership] Today, on the International Day of the Girl Child, I will be announcing the results of a small competition I launched not long ago: I asked young women and girls aged 16 to 25 to post a one minute video setting out why the rights of girls matter, and what they would do about it if they were given the opportunity. Along with two colleagues, I will pick one "winner" who will be invited to "be the Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos for a day".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Finance Minister Responds to Questions About the Ports and Related Issues

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Mr. Amadou Sanneh, has answered questions regarding the Ports and freight charges by responding to the question put to him by Hon. Dembo KM Darboe, the Member for Illiasa constituency. The Parliam…

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Mr. Amadou Sanneh, has answered questions regarding the Ports and freight charges by responding to the question put to him by Hon. Dembo KM Darboe, the Member for Illiasa constituency. The Parliamentarian asked the Minister to explain why Maersk Line and other Shipping Agencies in the country have the highest freight charges, compared to Senegal and Guinea Conakry.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GDC Executive’s Courtesy Visit On APRC Party Leader

[Foroyaa] On Saturday 7th October 2017, the Executive members of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), headed by Dr. Demba Sabally, paid a courtesy call on the APRC Party leader, Fabakary Tombong Jatta, at his home in Tallinding.

[Foroyaa] On Saturday 7th October 2017, the Executive members of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), headed by Dr. Demba Sabally, paid a courtesy call on the APRC Party leader, Fabakary Tombong Jatta, at his home in Tallinding.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Aid Workers Flee Malawi After Vampire Scare

[CAJ News] Lilongwe -THE United Nations has withdrawn its staff in southern Malawi after reports of the presence vampires. The reports have sparked mob violence that has claimed the lives of at least six people in recent weeks. UN Resident Coordinator …

[CAJ News] Lilongwe -THE United Nations has withdrawn its staff in southern Malawi after reports of the presence vampires. The reports have sparked mob violence that has claimed the lives of at least six people in recent weeks. UN Resident Coordinator Florence Rolle, stated the withdrawal of staff followed the disturbances at the Mulanje and Phalombe districts. "These districts have severely been affected by the ongoing stories of blood sucking and possible existence of vampires," she stated. The UN envoy announced a temporary

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

TPDF Chief Beefs Up Waterway Security

[Daily News] THE Tanzania People’s Defence Forces has beefed up security in the country’s water bodies, sealing off serious threats that existed in the areas between 2008 and 2012.

[Daily News] THE Tanzania People's Defence Forces has beefed up security in the country's water bodies, sealing off serious threats that existed in the areas between 2008 and 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

SA Football Agents to Be Prosecuted

[News24Wire] The South African Football Intermediaries Association (SAFIA) and 36 of its members are to be prosecuted in front of the South African Competition Tribunal in relation to the fixing and pricing of trading conditions in representing footbal…

[News24Wire] The South African Football Intermediaries Association (SAFIA) and 36 of its members are to be prosecuted in front of the South African Competition Tribunal in relation to the fixing and pricing of trading conditions in representing football clients.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ATCL Signs MOU With Ethiopia On Pilot Training

[Daily News] AIR Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethiopian Aviation Academy, aimed at helping Tanzanian pilots and engineers undergo capacity building training in Ethiopia.

[Daily News] AIR Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethiopian Aviation Academy, aimed at helping Tanzanian pilots and engineers undergo capacity building training in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania