President Al-Bashir Affirms Concern With Provision of Services for People

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Monday affirmed the concern of the government with provision of services to the people in the areas of residence, saying Sudan extend a helping hand at the same time to needy from…

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Monday affirmed the concern of the government with provision of services to the people in the areas of residence, saying Sudan extend a helping hand at the same time to needy from other countries, in line with its traditions and lofty values.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ministry of Health to Embark On Mass Drug Administration Today

[Foroyaa] As part of the elimination of Africa regional neglected tropical diseases, the ministry of health and social welfare will embark on mass drug administration targeting 203 thousand children in 24 districts to eliminate schistosomiasis and soil…

[Foroyaa] As part of the elimination of Africa regional neglected tropical diseases, the ministry of health and social welfare will embark on mass drug administration targeting 203 thousand children in 24 districts to eliminate schistosomiasis and soil transmitted helminthiasis in the country starting from the 6th of March to 15th March 2017. "Praziquantel and Albendazole will be administered for the campaign or deworming tablets" to eliminate blood in the urine and worms of all kinds which is the reason of the mass

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Sick Boy Receives Over D100,000

[Foroyaa] Yaya Jamanka a 10 year old boy who is seriously burnt and receiving treatment at RVTH last Friday received over one hundred thousand dalasis from donors.

[Foroyaa] Yaya Jamanka a 10 year old boy who is seriously burnt and receiving treatment at RVTH last Friday received over one hundred thousand dalasis from donors.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Singer Akon Funds Liighting Project At Sarreh Pateh

[Foroyaa] Papa Yusupha Njie the CEO of Unique Solution, said Akon, the Senegalese American singer gave five million Dalasi to a project called Akon Light Project at Sarreh Pateh to light up the village. This was revealed at a press conference held at C…

[Foroyaa] Papa Yusupha Njie the CEO of Unique Solution, said Akon, the Senegalese American singer gave five million Dalasi to a project called Akon Light Project at Sarreh Pateh to light up the village. This was revealed at a press conference held at Coco Ocean on 5th March, 2017 organised by 'Give 1 Project Gambia' in collaboration with Akon Light Africa, Unique Solution and Africel. Akon Light Africa has provided solar energy to Sarreh Pateh, a village in West Coast Region with a population of 4,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Can President Barrow Rise Above the Pressure?

[Foroyaa] President Adama Barrow may well have stopped fretting about a transition that never was, but going into the future there will be plenty to see over his shoulder. It follows last year’s election which saw the country teeter on the brink, with …

[Foroyaa] President Adama Barrow may well have stopped fretting about a transition that never was, but going into the future there will be plenty to see over his shoulder. It follows last year's election which saw the country teeter on the brink, with the future looking all but certain. Now that the coast appears to have cleared - thanks to a tremendous show of support both local and international - the man at the helm can ill-afford to squander the goodwill of the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Kebba Jeffang Narrates His Ordeal At the UDP/NRP/GMC Press Conference

[Foroyaa] Even before the press conference was started journalists were being intimidated by the crowd of supporters of the political parties. Of course we knew the greater number of them belong to the United Democratic Party (UDP) with few from the Na…

[Foroyaa] Even before the press conference was started journalists were being intimidated by the crowd of supporters of the political parties. Of course we knew the greater number of them belong to the United Democratic Party (UDP) with few from the National Reconciliation Party (NRP) and the Gambia Moral Congress (GMC) if the GMC even have their supporters in at all. We wondered since then what type of press conference the event was simply because the aggressively-looking supporters far outnumbered the journalists.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Will the UDP/NRPGMC Leadership Tolerate Thuggery?

[Foroyaa] The UDP/NRP/GMC leadership should take extra ordinary measures to restrain their supporters during press conferences convened by them. The Foroyaa leadership is already overwhelmed by the media reports focused on the harassment of a Foroyaa r…

[Foroyaa] The UDP/NRP/GMC leadership should take extra ordinary measures to restrain their supporters during press conferences convened by them. The Foroyaa leadership is already overwhelmed by the media reports focused on the harassment of a Foroyaa reporter by thugs who appeared to have been offended by questions posed at a press conference.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Police Charge David Colley and Grant Him Bail

[Foroyaa] David Colley, a former director general of the Gambia Prison Service (GPS), has been charged with abuse of office, but he was granted bail by the Police on Thursday, 2 March 2017. His release comes after 72 hours of detention.

[Foroyaa] David Colley, a former director general of the Gambia Prison Service (GPS), has been charged with abuse of office, but he was granted bail by the Police on Thursday, 2 March 2017. His release comes after 72 hours of detention.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia