Gambia, UN to Launch U.S.$11 Million Project

[The Point] The Gambia government, in close partnership with three UN agencies, would launch a project of US$11.4 million tomorrow, Thursday, aimed at improving food security and reducing stunting among children in North Bank, Lower, Central and Upper …

[The Point] The Gambia government, in close partnership with three UN agencies, would launch a project of US$11.4 million tomorrow, Thursday, aimed at improving food security and reducing stunting among children in North Bank, Lower, Central and Upper River regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Majority of Gambians in Europe Live in Spain

[The Point] The Gambian Ambassador to Spain has that said his host country has one of the highest numbers of Gambians in Europe, and that remittance from Spain to Gambia is among the highest in Europe.

[The Point] The Gambian Ambassador to Spain has that said his host country has one of the highest numbers of Gambians in Europe, and that remittance from Spain to Gambia is among the highest in Europe.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Minister Moyo Implicated in Jumbo Saga

[The Herald] The High Court has ordered Tsholotsho Rural District Council to suspend hunting permits to a company tasked to hunt elephants in Tsholotsho North to fund the construction of a football stadium, the brainchild of local MP Professor Jonathan…

[The Herald] The High Court has ordered Tsholotsho Rural District Council to suspend hunting permits to a company tasked to hunt elephants in Tsholotsho North to fund the construction of a football stadium, the brainchild of local MP Professor Jonathan Moyo.Prof Moyo is also Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister. The deal to fund the construction of the facility was negotiated when under fire Zanu-PF political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere was still Minister of Water, Climate and

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Poverty No Excuse for Robbing, Raping and Murdering Franziska – Judge

[News24Wire] The man who raped, robbed and killed 16-year-old Franziska Blöchliger in 2016 could not expect a lesser sentence because of his poverty, or his regret at committing the crimes.

[News24Wire] The man who raped, robbed and killed 16-year-old Franziska Blöchliger in 2016 could not expect a lesser sentence because of his poverty, or his regret at committing the crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Little Shrub Making a Big Difference in Rural Senegal

[IRIN] Kaymour -In India, its dried leaves are used as a hair conditioner; in east Africa it’s fed to livestock; Mauritanians smoke its seeds; and in rural Senegal, where it goes by the name of leydour, its medicinal uses are helping many make up for t…

[IRIN] Kaymour -In India, its dried leaves are used as a hair conditioner; in east Africa it's fed to livestock; Mauritanians smoke its seeds; and in rural Senegal, where it goes by the name of leydour, its medicinal uses are helping many make up for the agricultural losses brought about by climate change.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Greater Capacity and Enhanced Skills to Support Over 12,000 Farmers Irrigation Schemes

[PR Newswire] Accra, Ghana -Agronomists, engineers and other employees from the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA) had been trained on the Operation and Agriculture Supply Information System (OASIS Information System) to improve operations a…

[PR Newswire] Accra, Ghana -Agronomists, engineers and other employees from the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA) had been trained on the Operation and Agriculture Supply Information System (OASIS Information System) to improve operations and decision-making capacity. During the training programme held on 8-12 May 2017, GIDA employees gained field experience at the Weija Irrigation Scheme to practise mapping agriculture land and collecting soil profile data with an Android mobile smart phone.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

11 Up for Stealing 6KG Gold

[The Herald] Eleven men who allegedly pounced on Tolrose Mine in Kadoma last year and stole over 6 kilogrammes of gold concentrate at gunpoint will tomorrow stand trial at the Harare Magistrates’ Court.The 11, who also attacked mine workers with stones…

[The Herald] Eleven men who allegedly pounced on Tolrose Mine in Kadoma last year and stole over 6 kilogrammes of gold concentrate at gunpoint will tomorrow stand trial at the Harare Magistrates' Court.The 11, who also attacked mine workers with stones, are Brian Rushawa (39), Cephas Moyo (18), Peter Pofu (32), Samuel Mpofu (24), Levison Banda (42) and Vincent Sango (49), Tinashe Murambwa (33), Vigilant Mutandwa (26), Simeon Kativhu (28), David Makeche (42) and Temba Semu (57).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

I Have No Case to Answer On Alleged Sponsorship of Boko Haram – Ndume

[Guardian] Abuja -The immediate past Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, yesterday told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he had no case to answer in the alleged sponsorship of terrorism charge levelled against him by the Federal Government.

[Guardian] Abuja -The immediate past Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, yesterday told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he had no case to answer in the alleged sponsorship of terrorism charge levelled against him by the Federal Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Carriers Lost 60% Regional, International Passengers

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Capacity constraints have clipped the wings of Nigerian airlines on the regional and international fronts with their operations reducing by over 60 per cent from 2016 till date; checks by Daily Trust have shown.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Capacity constraints have clipped the wings of Nigerian airlines on the regional and international fronts with their operations reducing by over 60 per cent from 2016 till date; checks by Daily Trust have shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Change Narratives On Migration – Ellen Urges Panel Members

[The Capitol Times] Amidst efforts to push migration issues to the top of policy agenda and engage major stakeholders and partners, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has urged members of the High Level Panel on Migration to change the narratives on migra…

[The Capitol Times] Amidst efforts to push migration issues to the top of policy agenda and engage major stakeholders and partners, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has urged members of the High Level Panel on Migration to change the narratives on migration and give it a human face by finding sustainable solution to the challenges of migrants.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia