The Local Government Election in Focus

[Foroyaa] The Country is moving towards its final electoral cycle. The Presidential Election was the decisive one. Few Gambians would have imagined that the Country under the Jammeh administration would change through the ballot box. However, the right…

[Foroyaa] The Country is moving towards its final electoral cycle. The Presidential Election was the decisive one. Few Gambians would have imagined that the Country under the Jammeh administration would change through the ballot box. However, the right tactics and strategies were adopted to effect change. The expectation was to give Gambia a new start. This gave the change an inclusive character,

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambians in Angola Donate to Flood Victims

[Foroyaa] The Gambian Community in Angola has donated the sum of D100,000.00 to Kuntaur flood victims at a ceremony held in Kuntaur, in the Niani district of the Central River Region, North of the Gambia.

[Foroyaa] The Gambian Community in Angola has donated the sum of D100,000.00 to Kuntaur flood victims at a ceremony held in Kuntaur, in the Niani district of the Central River Region, North of the Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Confirmed – Scorpions to Face E/Guinea in Friendly

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) wishes to Scorpions announce that it has finalised arrangements for a friendly international football match between the Scorpions of The Gambia and the senior national football team of Guinea Equatorial in…

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) wishes to Scorpions announce that it has finalised arrangements for a friendly international football match between the Scorpions of The Gambia and the senior national football team of Guinea Equatorial in the November international break.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bill to Establish Constitutional Review Commission Being Drafted-Tambadou

[Foroyaa] The Justice Minister, Aboubacarr Tambadou, has a press conference that the office of the Chief Justice in consultation with the Ministry of Justice, has begun drafting a bill on the establishment of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC),…

[Foroyaa] The Justice Minister, Aboubacarr Tambadou, has a press conference that the office of the Chief Justice in consultation with the Ministry of Justice, has begun drafting a bill on the establishment of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), which will be tabled before deputies at the National Assembly soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

23 Soldiers Detained Without Trial

[Foroyaa] Since the end of the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh, soldiers formerly under his command have been regularly arrested. Among them are members of his former secret militia, suspected of serious abuses, but also soldiers who shared the…

[Foroyaa] Since the end of the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh, soldiers formerly under his command have been regularly arrested. Among them are members of his former secret militia, suspected of serious abuses, but also soldiers who shared their desire to destabilize the country, via a WhatsApp group. Since their arrest, these soldiers have been detained without seeing a judge or lawyer.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

MDDA Will Be Investigated By Parliament

[News24Wire] The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) will be investigated, the portfolio committee on communications decided at a meeting on Tuesday where it emerged that MDDA chairperson Phelisa Nkomo did act as the agency’s CEO, in spite of…

[News24Wire] The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) will be investigated, the portfolio committee on communications decided at a meeting on Tuesday where it emerged that MDDA chairperson Phelisa Nkomo did act as the agency's CEO, in spite of her statements to the contrary.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Memories, Opinions of Rohde’s Colleague ‘Cannot Be Relied Upon’ – Defence

[News24Wire] The testimony of the man who tried to resuscitate the wife of Jason Rohde in 2016 cannot be relied upon because he failed to see what was in front of him and his memory had faded, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The testimony of the man who tried to resuscitate the wife of Jason Rohde in 2016 cannot be relied upon because he failed to see what was in front of him and his memory had faded, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cape Town’s Groundwater Plan Targets ‘Impossible’

[News24Wire] Key partners in the extraction of groundwater to augment the City of Cape Town’s water supply believe that the city’s current 100 million litres per day target is impossible.

[News24Wire] Key partners in the extraction of groundwater to augment the City of Cape Town's water supply believe that the city's current 100 million litres per day target is impossible.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa