Gambia Boxing Clubs Elect New Executive

[The Point] Boxing clubs in The Gambia over the weekend held their extraordinary congress and elected new executive members, who will be responsible for the affairs of the clubs in the next four years.

[The Point] Boxing clubs in The Gambia over the weekend held their extraordinary congress and elected new executive members, who will be responsible for the affairs of the clubs in the next four years.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Pensioners Want Taraba Govt to Clear Pension Backlog With Paris Club Refund

[Daily Trust] Jalingo -The Taraba State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners has called on Taraba State government to use part of the Paris club refund to clear the backlog of gratuities of state and local government pensioners as well as that of…

[Daily Trust] Jalingo -The Taraba State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners has called on Taraba State government to use part of the Paris club refund to clear the backlog of gratuities of state and local government pensioners as well as that of primary school teachers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Govt Budget Still Short By D1 Billion’

[The Point] The 2017 budget of The Gambia government is still in deficit of about D1 billion, although the Ministry of Finance has been able to mobilise about D3.7 billion in budget support.

[The Point] The 2017 budget of The Gambia government is still in deficit of about D1 billion, although the Ministry of Finance has been able to mobilise about D3.7 billion in budget support.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Mali Hold Gambia in CHAN Qualifiers

[The Point] Mali on Saturday shared spoils with The Gambia in the 2018 CHAN qualifiers after their goalless draw in the first-leg clash played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

[The Point] Mali on Saturday shared spoils with The Gambia in the 2018 CHAN qualifiers after their goalless draw in the first-leg clash played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Party-Political Funding and the Need for Regulation

[Daily Maverick] Recent disclosures about the alleged influence of the Gupta family in the awarding of tenders and selection of board members to our state-owned enterprises have served to underscore the importance, and now urgency, of the regulation of…

[Daily Maverick] Recent disclosures about the alleged influence of the Gupta family in the awarding of tenders and selection of board members to our state-owned enterprises have served to underscore the importance, and now urgency, of the regulation of party-political funding in order to limit any perceived undue sway of donors in our political processes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lost in the System – a Young Girl’s Right to Education

[Daily Maverick] Despite the laws, systems and agents in place to develop, guide and protect the most vulnerable of children, there are many that fall victim to the state’s inadequacies. By SHENIECE LINDERBOOM.

[Daily Maverick] Despite the laws, systems and agents in place to develop, guide and protect the most vulnerable of children, there are many that fall victim to the state's inadequacies. By SHENIECE LINDERBOOM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vice-President in Namibe

[ANGOP] Moçamedes -The Vice-president of the Republic, Manuel Domingos Vicente, is in the city of Moçamedes, south-west Namibe province, where he will inaugurate on Friday the Academy of Fisheries and Sciences of the Sea, in representation of the Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos.

[ANGOP] Moçamedes -The Vice-president of the Republic, Manuel Domingos Vicente, is in the city of Moçamedes, south-west Namibe province, where he will inaugurate on Friday the Academy of Fisheries and Sciences of the Sea, in representation of the Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Glebelands Hostel a ‘Reservoir of Hitmen’, Corrupt Cops

[News24Wire] The Glebelands Hostel is a “reservoir of hitmen” and police are actively involved in violence there, the Moerane Commission of Inquiry heard on Monday.

[News24Wire] The Glebelands Hostel is a "reservoir of hitmen" and police are actively involved in violence there, the Moerane Commission of Inquiry heard on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Angola and France Sign Co-Operation and Financing Agreement

[ANGOP] Luanda -Two agreements, namely on the establishment of the France Development Agency (AFD) in Angola and another one relating to the financing of water projects, were signed last Friday, in Luanda.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Two agreements, namely on the establishment of the France Development Agency (AFD) in Angola and another one relating to the financing of water projects, were signed last Friday, in Luanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Finance Minister’s Economic Action Plan a Major Letdown

[Daily Maverick] Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s plan was an economic miss as far as declaring supportive, principled, pragmatic and progressive fiscal policies is concerned. Here are some misses. By FATIMA VAWDA.

[Daily Maverick] Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's plan was an economic miss as far as declaring supportive, principled, pragmatic and progressive fiscal policies is concerned. Here are some misses. By FATIMA VAWDA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa