Seychelles Gets 2 Additional Female Ministers in Cabinet, Portfolios to Be Announced

[Seychelles News Agency] Two women – Myriam Telemaque and Pamela Charlette – joined the Seychelles’ cabinet of ministers on Friday, bringing the number of members in the leadership body to 14.

[Seychelles News Agency] Two women - Myriam Telemaque and Pamela Charlette - joined the Seychelles' cabinet of ministers on Friday, bringing the number of members in the leadership body to 14.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

National Assembly Approves D12.1 Billion Revised 2017 Budget

[Foroyaa] Deputies have finally approved the revised budget amounting to over 12 billion (12,000 million) dalasis for the 2017 fiscal year brought before them by the minister of finance and economic affairs yesterday, Thursday, 6 July. However expendit…

[Foroyaa] Deputies have finally approved the revised budget amounting to over 12 billion (12,000 million) dalasis for the 2017 fiscal year brought before them by the minister of finance and economic affairs yesterday, Thursday, 6 July. However expenditure on debt services is pegged at 4363 million dalasis.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ousman Sillah Urges for Diversification of Government’s Revenue Sources

[Foroyaa] In his contribution to the debate on the Amendment of the Appropriation Act 2017, Ousman Sillah, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, said Government needs to diversify its sources of revenue earnings by tapping on the potenti…

[Foroyaa] In his contribution to the debate on the Amendment of the Appropriation Act 2017, Ousman Sillah, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, said Government needs to diversify its sources of revenue earnings by tapping on the potentials of the productive sectors and not relying on taxation and loans.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Activities of President Barrow At Maiden AU Summit Reactions of Gambians in Addis

[Foroyaa] A press release from the Office of the President on July 6th have highlighted the different activities President Adama Barrow was involved at the just concluded 29th Session of the African Union Summit held in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capit…

[Foroyaa] A press release from the Office of the President on July 6th have highlighted the different activities President Adama Barrow was involved at the just concluded 29th Session of the African Union Summit held in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. Among them included his maiden address at the continental leaders' meeting since his December election, award presentation to Dr. Isatou Touray, Minister for Trade, Regional Integration and Employment for her role in women empowerment.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia