AfDB Pledges U.S.$5.9 Million to Support 15 SOEs

[LINA] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged to provide US$5.9 million to support strengthening transparency and accountability in public financial management programs within 15 state-owned enterprises (SOEs), a Ministry of Finance and Develo…

[LINA] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged to provide US$5.9 million to support strengthening transparency and accountability in public financial management programs within 15 state-owned enterprises (SOEs), a Ministry of Finance and Development Planning report has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

All Girls’ Conference Calls for End to Gender-Based Violence

[The Point] The Young People in the Media (YPM), in collaboration with the Girls Generation and stakeholders in the empowerment of the girl child, yesterday organised a daylong All Girls Conference on FGM and Gender-Based Violence, held at the Paradise…

[The Point] The Young People in the Media (YPM), in collaboration with the Girls Generation and stakeholders in the empowerment of the girl child, yesterday organised a daylong All Girls Conference on FGM and Gender-Based Violence, held at the Paradise Conference Hall.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Interior Minister Calls for Peace in Sibanor

[The Point] Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty has called for peace and tranquility in Sibanor village in light of recent clashes between a group of the former ruling APRC party supporters and militants of the United Democratic Party (UDP).

[The Point] Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty has called for peace and tranquility in Sibanor village in light of recent clashes between a group of the former ruling APRC party supporters and militants of the United Democratic Party (UDP).

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

A New Breed of Nams?

[The Point] With the much-anticipated National Assembly elections concluded, it is now time for the newly-elected National Assembly Members (NAMs) to get to work for the good of the nation, putting aside personal and party differences that are likely t…

[The Point] With the much-anticipated National Assembly elections concluded, it is now time for the newly-elected National Assembly Members (NAMs) to get to work for the good of the nation, putting aside personal and party differences that are likely to hinder the collegiality that is required for the much-needed and urgent reform of the legislative machinery of the country, and the restoration of its credibility which has been compromised over the past 22 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Tourism and the Environment – Tribute to the ‘Unsung Heroes’ Context

[The Point] Once upon a time the Gambia tourism industry was bedeviled with a range of menaces including the ever present bumster syndrome. This bumster menace caught the imagination of many a tourism stakeholder including visitors to the Smiling Coast…

[The Point] Once upon a time the Gambia tourism industry was bedeviled with a range of menaces including the ever present bumster syndrome. This bumster menace caught the imagination of many a tourism stakeholder including visitors to the Smiling Coast. However, there existed a silent and conspicuous menace - indiscriminate dumping and littering of our beaches , which, though, did not make headline news as the notorious bumster menace, was equally damaging and a scar on the image of Gambia Tourism .

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Old Yundum Alkalo Returns Gratitude to President Barrow

[The Point] Momudou Faye, Alkalo of Old Yundum village in the Kombo North district of the West Coast Region, has returned gratitude and appreciation to the Gambian leader, President Adama Barrow, for voting in his village.

[The Point] Momudou Faye, Alkalo of Old Yundum village in the Kombo North district of the West Coast Region, has returned gratitude and appreciation to the Gambian leader, President Adama Barrow, for voting in his village.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Tracing SA’s Nuclear Leviathan – a Call to Action

[Daily Maverick] Among the most concerning issues burning beneath the current chaos is a controversial nuclear expansion and public procurement programme that, if implemented, will be one of the largest tenders ever issued in South African history. By …

[Daily Maverick] Among the most concerning issues burning beneath the current chaos is a controversial nuclear expansion and public procurement programme that, if implemented, will be one of the largest tenders ever issued in South African history. By LAUREN HERMANUS and BRIAN KAMANZI.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa