Provincial Civil Servants Take Exception to the Transport Allowance Increase

[Foroyaa] In a bid to augment the poor salaries of low income earners, the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs told the National Assembly that transport allowance will increase from D1,000 to D1,500 a month.

[Foroyaa] In a bid to augment the poor salaries of low income earners, the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs told the National Assembly that transport allowance will increase from D1,000 to D1,500 a month.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Miners Grapple Falling Ore Grades

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE’S mining industry, which government has identified as one of the cornerstones of economic growth and development, is facing an uncertain future as the average grade of mineral ore is deteriorating.

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE'S mining industry, which government has identified as one of the cornerstones of economic growth and development, is facing an uncertain future as the average grade of mineral ore is deteriorating.

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Ousman Sillah’s Contribution to the Adjournment Debate of the 3rd Legislative Session of 2017 of the New Assembly

[Foroyaa] Ousman Sillah, National Assembly Member for Banjul North: Thank you very much honourable Speaker. The Minister of Finance was before this august Assembly and we expressed sympathy that this is the first time that the executive of this new dis…

[Foroyaa] Ousman Sillah, National Assembly Member for Banjul North: Thank you very much honourable Speaker. The Minister of Finance was before this august Assembly and we expressed sympathy that this is the first time that the executive of this new dispensation is presenting its budget before us. But that come 2019 and during the course of 2018, we assume that the honeymoon, so to speak, would be coming to an anti-climax. So we are expecting to be really engaging the executive in performing our oversight role.

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United Democratic Party (UDP)

[Foroyaa] Following the IEC’s announcement for 12th March 2018 and 12th April 2018 as dates for the Nomination and Council Elections for Mayors and Councilors respectively, the National Executive Committee of the United Democratic Party (UDP) has opene…

[Foroyaa] Following the IEC's announcement for 12th March 2018 and 12th April 2018 as dates for the Nomination and Council Elections for Mayors and Councilors respectively, the National Executive Committee of the United Democratic Party (UDP) has opened applications for the selection of party candidates for Mayors or Chairpersons and Councilors across the country, for interested members.

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Two Members of 30th December Attack Return

[Foroyaa] Two of the attackers that mounted an onslaught at the Presidency on the 30th December 2014 have returned to home. The two were met at the Banjul International Airport on Saturday 30th December 2017, by some Government Ministers, family member…

[Foroyaa] Two of the attackers that mounted an onslaught at the Presidency on the 30th December 2014 have returned to home. The two were met at the Banjul International Airport on Saturday 30th December 2017, by some Government Ministers, family members and well-wishers. Mr. Jallow said the people they were welcoming at the Airport are Gambians who have done a lot for their country; that he sympathize with all those who made the ultimate sacrifice and lost their lives on that eventful day in the likes of Lamin Sanne

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FAO, Agric. Ministry Sensitize Stakeholders On Faw

[Foroyaa] The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, on Saturday 23rd December 2017, sensitized members of the National Assembly, Agric. Communicators and Farmers, on the Fall A…

[Foroyaa] The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, on Saturday 23rd December 2017, sensitized members of the National Assembly, Agric. Communicators and Farmers, on the Fall Army worms (FAW), which is a new pest in Africa, and is trans-boundary. The pest causes damage to maize, rice, sorghum, millet and pastures, and can also feed on other crops.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nacofag Consultation Forum On Gnaip Phase 2

[Foroyaa] The National Coordinating Organization for Farmer Associations in the Gambia, NACOFAG, recently held a daylong dialogue and consultation forum on The Gambia National Agriculture Investment Plan (GNAIP), Second Generation, at the FASDEP office…

[Foroyaa] The National Coordinating Organization for Farmer Associations in the Gambia, NACOFAG, recently held a daylong dialogue and consultation forum on The Gambia National Agriculture Investment Plan (GNAIP), Second Generation, at the FASDEP office in Cape Point, Bakau. The objective of the dialogue and consultation forum amongst others is to advance the role of farmer and civil society organizations on the formulation and implementation of the GNAIP processes for farmer organizations and CSOs, linking the attai

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Allege Scuffle in Mankamang Kunda – APRC Supporters Allegedly Wounded

[Foroyaa] At the time of going to press, reports have emerged from the Upper River Region indicating that three supporters of the APRC party who are currently on a nation-wide tour, were allegedly injured by natives of Mankamang kunda village, the home…

[Foroyaa] At the time of going to press, reports have emerged from the Upper River Region indicating that three supporters of the APRC party who are currently on a nation-wide tour, were allegedly injured by natives of Mankamang kunda village, the home settlement of President Adama Barrow, as the convoy passes through the community. Foroyaa decided to contact Police Spokesperson David Kujabi, to confirm the report but he did not respond to the call.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia