Junctions Turn to Dumpsites

[Foroyaa] Many junctions in the main urban centers with the Kanifing Municipality, have heaps of rubbish dumped at main street junctions within Serre Kunda and other settlements.

[Foroyaa] Many junctions in the main urban centers with the Kanifing Municipality, have heaps of rubbish dumped at main street junctions within Serre Kunda and other settlements.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NAWEK Inks New Generator Deal

[Foroyaa] The National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) on August 3, signed a contract of a new generator with a capacity of 8.9 megawatts for the Brikama power plant, with Wartsila. The move according to officials, will replace an old functioning…

[Foroyaa] The National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) on August 3, signed a contract of a new generator with a capacity of 8.9 megawatts for the Brikama power plant, with Wartsila. The move according to officials, will replace an old functioning generator and boost the existing capacity for the struggling national electricity company. It will take about seven months before this machine is commissioned.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

U.S.$30 Million Investment Expected On Fisheries Management and Development, Minister

[Foroyaa] “The new Gambia will continue to provide support for the realization of improved and sustained management and development of the fisheries sector as we join other countries to benefit from the second phase of the West Africa Regional Fisherie…

[Foroyaa] "The new Gambia will continue to provide support for the realization of improved and sustained management and development of the fisheries sector as we join other countries to benefit from the second phase of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Programme WARFP. The expected investment for the country from this programme is $30 Million with justification on developing landing sites and adding value to fisheries products for improved food security and poverty eradication."

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Diaspora Gambians Support Disaster Victims At Home

[Foroyaa] As part of their contribution and support to their native communities’ back home, the Jarra UK and Bureng USA Associations have responded to the disaster affected communities in Jarra West District, with building materials and cash amounts of…

[Foroyaa] As part of their contribution and support to their native communities' back home, the Jarra UK and Bureng USA Associations have responded to the disaster affected communities in Jarra West District, with building materials and cash amounts of D120, 000 and D80,000 respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NRM Strategists Plan to Kill Land Bill

[Observer] Calls within the ruling NRM for government to drop the hugely divisive constitutional amendment bill on compulsory acquisition of private land by the state are growing louder, galvanized by the piling bipartisan political pressure around the…

[Observer] Calls within the ruling NRM for government to drop the hugely divisive constitutional amendment bill on compulsory acquisition of private land by the state are growing louder, galvanized by the piling bipartisan political pressure around the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

First Lady Cast Her Ballot #KenyaDecides

[Capital FM] Nairobi -First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was among the thousands of Kenyans who braved the Tuesday morning chill to cast her vote at the St Mary’s School.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was among the thousands of Kenyans who braved the Tuesday morning chill to cast her vote at the St Mary's School.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why I Killed My Girlfriend – Murder Suspect Confesses

[Monitor] Kampala -Mr Andrew Okoth, who is suspected to have killed his girlfriend Fahimah Natoolo at Mbalwa zone, Kira Municipality, Wakiso district last week, has reportedly told police that he killed her over speaking to another man on phone.

[Monitor] Kampala -Mr Andrew Okoth, who is suspected to have killed his girlfriend Fahimah Natoolo at Mbalwa zone, Kira Municipality, Wakiso district last week, has reportedly told police that he killed her over speaking to another man on phone.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda