IHRDA, Article 19 Call On Government to Investigate Killings in the Faraba Banta Village Incident

[Foroyaa] IHRDA and Article 19, are concerned about media reports on the killing of two people during a confrontation between protesters and members of the Gambia Police Force in Faraba Banta on Monday, June 18th 2018.

[Foroyaa] IHRDA and Article 19, are concerned about media reports on the killing of two people during a confrontation between protesters and members of the Gambia Police Force in Faraba Banta on Monday, June 18th 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

WANEP On Faraba Banta

[Foroyaa] The West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP) – The Gambia expresses concern over reports from the media and our National Early Warning System, of the violent incident between members of the Police Intervention Unit (PIU) and the Faraba …

[Foroyaa] The West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP) - The Gambia expresses concern over reports from the media and our National Early Warning System, of the violent incident between members of the Police Intervention Unit (PIU) and the Faraba Banta community on Monday June 18, 2018 following protest by the community against mining activities in Faraba Banta Village in the Kombo East District of West Coast Region. The incident resulted in the shooting and death of Bakary Kujabi and Ismaila Bah and injury to

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations, the Victims’ Center, wishes to extend its condolences to the families of the victims of the Faraba Banta incident who were shot, killed and injured by members of the Gambia Police Inte…

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations, the Victims' Center, wishes to extend its condolences to the families of the victims of the Faraba Banta incident who were shot, killed and injured by members of the Gambia Police Intervention Unit (PIU).

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Newly Promoted Frosinone Tempt Gambian Striker Jallow

[Foroyaa] Striker Lamin Jallow is courting the attention of a number of clubs in Italy with newly promoted Serie A’s Frosinone the latest the queue up and enquire for the Gambian’s signature. Parent Chievo Verona last month turned down a whopping £1.5m offer for their Gambian forward Lamin Jallow.

[Foroyaa] Striker Lamin Jallow is courting the attention of a number of clubs in Italy with newly promoted Serie A's Frosinone the latest the queue up and enquire for the Gambian's signature. Parent Chievo Verona last month turned down a whopping £1.5m offer for their Gambian forward Lamin Jallow.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Five Officers, 6 Civilians Arrested

[Foroyaa] Five senior officers and 6 civilians were arrested and detained at the Police headquarters in Banjul, in connection with the Faraba-Banta incident, the Police spokesperson said on Tuesday.

[Foroyaa] Five senior officers and 6 civilians were arrested and detained at the Police headquarters in Banjul, in connection with the Faraba-Banta incident, the Police spokesperson said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ministry of Finance Meets Private Sector Reps

[Foroyaa] Delegates from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs on Tuesday the 19th of June 2018 met with private sector representatives at the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) main hall in Bijilo.

[Foroyaa] Delegates from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs on Tuesday the 19th of June 2018 met with private sector representatives at the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) main hall in Bijilo.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Persecution of Ethnic Amharas Will Harm Reform Agenda

[The Conversation Africa] The political upheaval that Ethiopians have become accustomed to seems to be a thing of the past – for now. Many have praised the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who took office in April 2018, for restoring calm to much of the …

[The Conversation Africa] The political upheaval that Ethiopians have become accustomed to seems to be a thing of the past - for now. Many have praised the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who took office in April 2018, for restoring calm to much of the country. Some have even dubbed his reform agenda a massive turn around for Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Anarchy of Nigerian Healthcare System

[Daily Trust] Italy -While in many countries around the world, the poorer you are in terms of income the more government intervention on healthcare you receive as a citizen, in Nigeria, the opposite is the case. Here comes a country where the National …

[Daily Trust] Italy -While in many countries around the world, the poorer you are in terms of income the more government intervention on healthcare you receive as a citizen, in Nigeria, the opposite is the case. Here comes a country where the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is most accessible to federal government employees (the formal sector), and indeed even among the government employees the most seniors often enjoy the package more.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria