Government Reopens IEC to Staff

[Foroyaa] In a press release broadcast on GRTS television evening news bulletin, the staff of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) are being asked to return to work after they were barred from entering the headquarters by the security forces almo…

[Foroyaa] In a press release broadcast on GRTS television evening news bulletin, the staff of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) are being asked to return to work after they were barred from entering the headquarters by the security forces almost a fortnight ago. The release states:

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Alagie Suwareh Under Police Custody for 77 Days

[Foroyaa] One Alagie Suwareh a resident of Manjai, who was arrested since 13th of October, 2016 is still being at Brusubi Police Station, according to his colleague. His detention for 77 days without being granted bail or taken to court to know his fat…

[Foroyaa] One Alagie Suwareh a resident of Manjai, who was arrested since 13th of October, 2016 is still being at Brusubi Police Station, according to his colleague. His detention for 77 days without being granted bail or taken to court to know his fate contravenes the Constitution which stipulates that a detainee shall be released within 72 hours of his or her arrest or be taken before a court.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

IEC Staff to Resume Work

[Foroyaa] The announcement made for the IEC staff to resume work tends to go against an earlier decision to occupy the Election House grounds by force thus sending the staff away.

[Foroyaa] The announcement made for the IEC staff to resume work tends to go against an earlier decision to occupy the Election House grounds by force thus sending the staff away.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Private Sector Will Be Partners’ CEO-GCCI

[Foroyaa] “We had a courtesy call and the delegation comprises the president of the Chamber and other directors from the Gambia Chamber of Commerce. Firstly we congratulated him (Barrow) on his victory and secondly to assure him that the private sector…

[Foroyaa] "We had a courtesy call and the delegation comprises the president of the Chamber and other directors from the Gambia Chamber of Commerce. Firstly we congratulated him (Barrow) on his victory and secondly to assure him that the private sector will be partners in the new dispensation in the Gambia," said Alieu Secka, Chief Executive Officer of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI).

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Students Injured As Police Raid Port Sudan Boycott Action

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -On Wednesday the security services arrested four students from Red Sea University in Port Sudan after the police attacked the central compound with sticks tear gas. Several students were injured.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -On Wednesday the security services arrested four students from Red Sea University in Port Sudan after the police attacked the central compound with sticks tear gas. Several students were injured.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Vice – President Informed On Performance of Ministry of Justice

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice – President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, received in his office at the Republican Palace Thursday the Minister of Justice, Awad Al-Hassan Al-Nur, and discussed progress of work at the ministry and its plans and pr…

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, received in his office at the Republican Palace Thursday the Minister of Justice, Awad Al-Hassan Al-Nur, and discussed progress of work at the ministry and its plans and programs for the coming stage.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan Liberation Movement – We Signed Peace Agreement for Ending Darfur People Suffering

[SNA] Galol -Sudan Liberation Movement, which split from Abdul-Wahid Nur and signed Karon peace agreement has declared its full bias to peace which is the demand of the people of Darfur for ending their suffering that has lasted for more than 13 years.

[SNA] Galol -Sudan Liberation Movement, which split from Abdul-Wahid Nur and signed Karon peace agreement has declared its full bias to peace which is the demand of the people of Darfur for ending their suffering that has lasted for more than 13 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan