National ICT Broadband Backbone Will Expedite Development

[Observer] Thomas Wesseh Doe, founder and chief executive officer of WESAGROCOM, Inc., an ICT (information communication technology) and real estate company, says there is the need for a national network that would ensure connectivity in all fifteen co…

[Observer] Thomas Wesseh Doe, founder and chief executive officer of WESAGROCOM, Inc., an ICT (information communication technology) and real estate company, says there is the need for a national network that would ensure connectivity in all fifteen counties of Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Uganda to Raise U.S.$8 Billion for Growing Refugee Numbers

[East African] The growing refugee crisis in Uganda has prompted a visit by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to Kampala on June 22-23, for a fundraising event to get the international donor community – which is already inundated with several other…

[East African] The growing refugee crisis in Uganda has prompted a visit by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to Kampala on June 22-23, for a fundraising event to get the international donor community - which is already inundated with several other humanitarian requests - to raise $8 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Hospitality Sector Sees Airbnb As a Threat

[Namibian] THE hospitality industry at the coast says the emergence of the online marketplace and hospitality service which enables people to lease or rent accommodation on short-term basis is threatening their businesses.

[Namibian] THE hospitality industry at the coast says the emergence of the online marketplace and hospitality service which enables people to lease or rent accommodation on short-term basis is threatening their businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Judgement Reserved in Treason Trial Damages Lawsuit

[Namibian] A HIGH Court judge has reserved judgement in a massive damages claim brought against the state and prosecutor general by the first person acquitted in the main Caprivi high treason trial.

[Namibian] A HIGH Court judge has reserved judgement in a massive damages claim brought against the state and prosecutor general by the first person acquitted in the main Caprivi high treason trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Gambian Delegates Return From High-Level Meeting in USA

[The Point] A Gambian delegation namely; Hon. James F.P Gomez Minister of Fisheries, Water and National Assembly matters, Hon. Saffie Lowe-Ceesay Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Hon. Lamin B. Dibba Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Nat…

[The Point] A Gambian delegation namely; Hon. James F.P Gomez Minister of Fisheries, Water and National Assembly matters, Hon. Saffie Lowe-Ceesay Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Hon. Lamin B. Dibba Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources and Modou Njai Director of Health Promotion and Education, has recently returned from a high-level ministerial meeting on water, sanitation and hygiene, held in Washington D.C. in the United States of America.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Govt to Make Farming a Business

[The Point] The minister of agriculture, Omar Jallow, has said the focus of the new government is to rebuild the agriculture sector to make farming a commercial venture by making it competitive and rewarding as a business.

[The Point] The minister of agriculture, Omar Jallow, has said the focus of the new government is to rebuild the agriculture sector to make farming a commercial venture by making it competitive and rewarding as a business.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Barrow Leaves for Ecowas Summit Tomorrow

[The Point] The Gambian leader, President Adama Barrow, would leave The Gambia at midday tomorrow, Saturday, to attend the 51st meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government Summit.

[The Point] The Gambian leader, President Adama Barrow, would leave The Gambia at midday tomorrow, Saturday, to attend the 51st meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government Summit.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia