‘There Was No Deal Between Jammeh and Barrow’

[The Point] Mai Fatty, a leading member of the Coalition, has said there was no purported “terms and conditions of agreement” made with former President Yahya Jammeh for him to exit the country.

[The Point] Mai Fatty, a leading member of the Coalition, has said there was no purported "terms and conditions of agreement" made with former President Yahya Jammeh for him to exit the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Army Chief Pledges Allegiance to President Barrow

[The Point] The Chief of Defence Staff General Ousman Badjie and his immediate assistants, at a press briefing held on Saturday at the Armed Forces Headquarters in Banjul, said the Gambia armed forces under his command would give their fullest support …

[The Point] The Chief of Defence Staff General Ousman Badjie and his immediate assistants, at a press briefing held on Saturday at the Armed Forces Headquarters in Banjul, said the Gambia armed forces under his command would give their fullest support and allegiance to President Adama Barrow and his government.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Egypt Not Taking Part in Astana Talks On Syria – FM Source

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt won’t be participating in the Syrian peace settlement talks that kicked off Monday in the Kazakh capital of Astana, a foreign ministry source told Aswat Masriya.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt won't be participating in the Syrian peace settlement talks that kicked off Monday in the Kazakh capital of Astana, a foreign ministry source told Aswat Masriya.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Security Tight, Expectations Low As Liberian President Delivers Annual Message

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Strange and tight security measures are in place ahead of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s Annual Message today. Classes on the main campus of the University of Liberia has been put off and locals around the vicinity of the…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Strange and tight security measures are in place ahead of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's Annual Message today. Classes on the main campus of the University of Liberia has been put off and locals around the vicinity of the Capitol Building where the speech is due to be delivered are being restricted to use other route instead of their usual Executive Mansion side of the traffic.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Govt Looks to Borrow U.S.$1.5 Billion for Budgetary Support, Shilling Cushion

[East African] Kenya is looking to borrow more money from the commercial market in the face of a widening deficit that is pushing the shilling towards record lows, and to meet urgent expenditures occasioned by a biting drought.

[East African] Kenya is looking to borrow more money from the commercial market in the face of a widening deficit that is pushing the shilling towards record lows, and to meet urgent expenditures occasioned by a biting drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Minister Aaron Motsoaledi Sends Condolences to Family of Dr Humphrey Zokufa

[SA Govt] The Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi has leant with sadness the passing away of Dr. Humphrey Zokufa. Dr Zokufa passed away on Sunday, 22 January 2017.

[SA Govt] The Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi has leant with sadness the passing away of Dr. Humphrey Zokufa. Dr Zokufa passed away on Sunday, 22 January 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘No Money in the Coffers’, Says President Adama Barrow

[Deutsche Welle] Speaking on Sengalese radio, elected President Adama Barrow said there appeared to be an absence of state funds following the exit of Yahya Jammeh. The deal Jammeh struck to exit the Gambia may make him untouchable.

[Deutsche Welle] Speaking on Sengalese radio, elected President Adama Barrow said there appeared to be an absence of state funds following the exit of Yahya Jammeh. The deal Jammeh struck to exit the Gambia may make him untouchable.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia