A2 Nominated in Linkage Award for ‘Africa Best Dancehall Artiste’

[Daily Observer] A2 widely known as Capsi D Fulani King, one of The Gambia’s finest dancehall artistes has been nominated for the ‘Africa best dancehall artiste’ category in the Linkage Award held in the United States of America.

[Daily Observer] A2 widely known as Capsi D Fulani King, one of The Gambia's finest dancehall artistes has been nominated for the 'Africa best dancehall artiste' category in the Linkage Award held in the United States of America.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Liberian President Appointed Member of AU Panel of Wise

[Daily Observer] The African Union (AU) Assembly recently appointed Liberian president and erstwhile chairperson of the authority of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as a member of its Panel of the Wise in charge of the we…

[Daily Observer] The African Union (AU) Assembly recently appointed Liberian president and erstwhile chairperson of the authority of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as a member of its Panel of the Wise in charge of the western region of the continental body.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Prosecution Is Confused On What to Do Counsel Says in Soldier Njie Pistol Trial

[Daily Observer] Sherriff Kumba Jobe, defence lawyer of Babucarr Njie, the soldier who was allegedly found with a Helwan pistol at the King Fahad Mosque in Banjul where President Barrow was attending a congregational Friday prayer, yesterday told the B…

[Daily Observer] Sherriff Kumba Jobe, defence lawyer of Babucarr Njie, the soldier who was allegedly found with a Helwan pistol at the King Fahad Mosque in Banjul where President Barrow was attending a congregational Friday prayer, yesterday told the Banjul Magistrates' Court that the prosecution was confused in the case on what to do.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GPU Orients 3rd Batch of Students

[Daily Observer] The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Wednesday oriented 22 students for certificate programme at its School of Journalism at an orientation ceremony held at The Gambia Press Union office in Bakau.

[Daily Observer] The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Wednesday oriented 22 students for certificate programme at its School of Journalism at an orientation ceremony held at The Gambia Press Union office in Bakau.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

D-Day for Submissions On Secret Ballot

[News24Wire] Political parties and MPs had until Friday to submit reasons for and against the use of a secret ballot to Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

[News24Wire] Political parties and MPs had until Friday to submit reasons for and against the use of a secret ballot to Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Diplomats Raise Red Flag Over Debt Clearance Plan

[Zimbabwe Independent] British diplomats in Harare have privately expressed serious concerns over Zimbabwe’s plans to mortgage gold reserves to guarantee a syndicated long-term loan arranged by the African Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) to clear …

[Zimbabwe Independent] British diplomats in Harare have privately expressed serious concerns over Zimbabwe's plans to mortgage gold reserves to guarantee a syndicated long-term loan arranged by the African Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) to clear its US$1,161 billion arrears to the World Bank, diplomatic sources have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chemical Companies Fined R37 Million for Cartel Conduct

[SAnews.gov.za] Two companies involved in the manufacturing and supply of key chemical input materials used to make detergents, cosmetics and toiletries have agreed to pay fines after admitting to price fixing and dividing markets.

[SAnews.gov.za] Two companies involved in the manufacturing and supply of key chemical input materials used to make detergents, cosmetics and toiletries have agreed to pay fines after admitting to price fixing and dividing markets.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe’s Two Sons Evicted From Johannesburg Apartment

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe’s sons, Robert Junior and Chatunga Bellarmine notorious for a wild partying lifestyle were recently evicted from a luxurious apartment in South Africa’s most affluent area of Sandton in Johannesburg after …

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe's sons, Robert Junior and Chatunga Bellarmine notorious for a wild partying lifestyle were recently evicted from a luxurious apartment in South Africa's most affluent area of Sandton in Johannesburg after a violent brawl that left one security officer with a broken leg and arm, the Zimbabwe Independent can exclusively report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe