The Gambia’s Timeline – Dawn of a New Era

[Africa In Fact] · December 6: The electoral commission says that Barrow has won the election more narrowly than originally thought, and with a lower turnout. He garnered 43.2% and Jammeh 39.6% of the vote. Voter turnout at 59%.

[Africa In Fact] · December 6: The electoral commission says that Barrow has won the election more narrowly than originally thought, and with a lower turnout. He garnered 43.2% and Jammeh 39.6% of the vote. Voter turnout at 59%.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Adama Barrow Names Fatoumata Tambajang As VP

[Al Jazeera] The Gambia’s president, Adama Barrow, has named senior politician Fatoumata Tambajang as deputy leader, as regional troops continued security sweeps to prepare for his return to the country from neighbouring Senegal.

[Al Jazeera] The Gambia's president, Adama Barrow, has named senior politician Fatoumata Tambajang as deputy leader, as regional troops continued security sweeps to prepare for his return to the country from neighbouring Senegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

28th AU Summit – Alarm Bells Beyond the Gambia

[ISS] The crisis started after former president Yahya Jammeh refused to accept the results of the Gambia’s December 2016 elections. Last week, on 21 January, Jammeh finally agreed to step down and go into exile. This averted a possible military confron…

[ISS] The crisis started after former president Yahya Jammeh refused to accept the results of the Gambia's December 2016 elections. Last week, on 21 January, Jammeh finally agreed to step down and go into exile. This averted a possible military confrontation between the former president's forces and ECOWAS.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Dazel’s Sevens Women Target Reclaiming Core-Team Status

[Sascoc] With two newly contracted players in their midst – the Springbok Women’s Sevens squad have hit the ground running since returning from their festive season break.

[Sascoc] With two newly contracted players in their midst - the Springbok Women's Sevens squad have hit the ground running since returning from their festive season break.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Raila Odinga – Kenya’s NIS Exporting BVR Kits Into Uganda, Ethiopia

[CIO] Kenya’s opposition leader, Hon. Raila Odinga, has accused the National Intelligence Service (NIS) of interfering with Kenya’s on-going voter registration campaign by exporting BVR kits into Uganda and Ethiopia and assisting citizens of the two co…

[CIO] Kenya's opposition leader, Hon. Raila Odinga, has accused the National Intelligence Service (NIS) of interfering with Kenya's on-going voter registration campaign by exporting BVR kits into Uganda and Ethiopia and assisting citizens of the two countries to register in Kenyas election process.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Communications Commission Wants 70 Percent Local Content in New Broadcasting Quotas

[CIO] In a move to prioritize local content in Uganda, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has issued strict guidelines to all the broadcasters comprising of both radio and television.

[CIO] In a move to prioritize local content in Uganda, Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has issued strict guidelines to all the broadcasters comprising of both radio and television.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Chetty, Ismael Back for Proteas Women

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa on Tuesday announced the 14-woman Proteas squad that will take part in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifying tournament from February 7-21 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa on Tuesday announced the 14-woman Proteas squad that will take part in the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifying tournament from February 7-21 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Anti-Jewish Rhetoric and Conspiratorialism Are Signs of an Unhealthy Society

[Daily Maverick] The growing prevalence of hostile racial rhetoric, of which anti-Jewish conspiracy theories are just one part, poses a serious problem to the national well-being. By DAVID SAKS.

[Daily Maverick] The growing prevalence of hostile racial rhetoric, of which anti-Jewish conspiracy theories are just one part, poses a serious problem to the national well-being. By DAVID SAKS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Brainwashed My Daughter – Laurent Wege

[News24Wire] The father of the young woman entangled in claims that Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula smuggled her into the country using a state jet, claims she has been brainwashed.

[News24Wire] The father of the young woman entangled in claims that Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula smuggled her into the country using a state jet, claims she has been brainwashed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa