The Implications of the National Assembly Elections Results

[Foroyaa] The 53 seats of the National Assembly are now filled on party lines. Analysis of the results reveals a fragmented electorate. The national unity that the coalition aimed to build is now put into question as conflict and arrest take the upper …

[Foroyaa] The 53 seats of the National Assembly are now filled on party lines. Analysis of the results reveals a fragmented electorate. The national unity that the coalition aimed to build is now put into question as conflict and arrest take the upper hand in Foni and elsewhere.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Independent Candidate Arrested After Clash

[Foroyaa] Foroyaa has learned that Momodou Jarju, an independent candidate for Brikama North in the April 6 election was arrested for assaulting a woman after an incident involving UDP supporters jubilating in front of his home. He was released shortly…

[Foroyaa] Foroyaa has learned that Momodou Jarju, an independent candidate for Brikama North in the April 6 election was arrested for assaulting a woman after an incident involving UDP supporters jubilating in front of his home. He was released shortly afterwards.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Election Observers Say Na Elections Free and Fair

[Foroyaa] The election observer teams involved in observing the April 6 National Assembly elections in The Gambia have all described the elections as free, fair and transparent. They also made recommendations for improvement in the electoral process. T…

[Foroyaa] The election observer teams involved in observing the April 6 National Assembly elections in The Gambia have all described the elections as free, fair and transparent. They also made recommendations for improvement in the electoral process. The observer teams include the EU, the AU, ECOWAS and a coalition of CSOs. They made these remarks in their preliminary reports and at press briefings. See pages 12 to 14 for their detailed comments.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Hichilema Charged With Treason In Lilayi; Supporters In Choma & Solwezi Riot

United Party for National Development President Hakainde Hichilema has finally been charged with treason after over three hours of interrogation that took place at two different locations. The treason charge is non-bailable and will keep Hichilema in police custody until … Continued

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United Party for National Development President Hakainde Hichilema has finally been charged with treason after over three hours of interrogation that took place at two different locations. The treason charge is non-bailable and will keep Hichilema in police custody until it is disposed of, or struck down, by the court of law. Hichilema was first questioned for allegedly blocking a presidential motorcade in Mongu at Woodlands Police Station in Lusaka. The leading opposition leader was then ferried in a police open van to Lilayi Police station, a police training camp on the outskirts of Lusaka where there charge was finally slapped on him. Meanwhile, Police have sealed off Lilayi Road, blocking journalists, UPND officials and other motorists. There are also unconfirmed reports that supporters of Hichilema in areas where he enjoys maximum support like Choma in Southern Province and Solwezi in North Western Province are protesting the arrest by looting and destroying police stations. The post Hichilema Charged With Treason In Lilayi; Supporters In Choma & Solwezi Riot appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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9 Undeniable Facts About Working in a Nigerian Office

[Vanguard] If you work in a Nigerian office, there are certain things you know to be true about the way things work in the system. It is an open secret that most outsiders fail to see. So, when you come across a young person aspiring to complete tertia…

[Vanguard] If you work in a Nigerian office, there are certain things you know to be true about the way things work in the system. It is an open secret that most outsiders fail to see. So, when you come across a young person aspiring to complete tertiary education, move on to the NYSC programme and eventually gain a position in the same Nigerian office you have been coping with, you just shake your head and pray that they survive as you have.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Feel Betrayed, Says Bisola Runner Up #bbnaija

[Vanguard] Bisola Aiyeola, 1st runner up of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show said on Monday that she does not need to talk to former housemate Tony ‘ThinTallTony’ Offiong over his marital status.

[Vanguard] Bisola Aiyeola, 1st runner up of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show said on Monday that she does not need to talk to former housemate Tony 'ThinTallTony' Offiong over his marital status.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Actor Desmond Elliot Advice Nigerians On Governance

[Vanguard] Desmond Elliot, Nollywood actor has advice Nigerians to channel their passion and energy towards the election of credible leaders same way they did with the just conclude Big Brother Naija ‘See Gobee’ reality TV show.

[Vanguard] Desmond Elliot, Nollywood actor has advice Nigerians to channel their passion and energy towards the election of credible leaders same way they did with the just conclude Big Brother Naija 'See Gobee' reality TV show.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man Jailed 7 Years for Abusing Agriculture Inputs

[New Zimbabwe] A local man has been slapped with a seven-year jail term after he was convicted of abusing inputs worth over $2,000 which were meant for government’s Command Agriculture scheme.

[New Zimbabwe] A local man has been slapped with a seven-year jail term after he was convicted of abusing inputs worth over $2,000 which were meant for government's Command Agriculture scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe