Rebellion Fears Grow in Eastern Congo

[IRIN] Butembo -While attention has focused on the raging conflict and humanitarian crisis in Kasai in the southern Democratic Republic of Congo, armed opposition groups in the east of the country have stepped up attacks and are threatening to wage all…

[IRIN] Butembo -While attention has focused on the raging conflict and humanitarian crisis in Kasai in the southern Democratic Republic of Congo, armed opposition groups in the east of the country have stepped up attacks and are threatening to wage all-out war.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

EU and Egypt Cooperation – Towards a Stronger Partnership

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The EU adopted a multiannual framework defining the priorities for the financial and technical cooperation with Egypt for the period 2017-2020, with a special focus on youth and women.

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The EU adopted a multiannual framework defining the priorities for the financial and technical cooperation with Egypt for the period 2017-2020, with a special focus on youth and women.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Music Promoter of Prominence Appointed Goodwill Ambassador

[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Youth and sport, in appreciation and recognition of his outstanding contribution and exemplary commitment and involvement in Youth Development and Empowerment, has decided to appoint Mr. Oko Drammeh, as a Goodwill Ambassador p…

[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Youth and sport, in appreciation and recognition of his outstanding contribution and exemplary commitment and involvement in Youth Development and Empowerment, has decided to appoint Mr. Oko Drammeh, as a Goodwill Ambassador plenipotentiary.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NCCE Sensitises Citizens On Democratic Participation

[Foroyaa] In the fourth phase of the National Council for Civic Education’s (NCCE) community sensitization on democratic participation currently going on in the Lower River Region (LRR), it is much anticipated by the NCCE that the 13-day sensitisation …

[Foroyaa] In the fourth phase of the National Council for Civic Education's (NCCE) community sensitization on democratic participation currently going on in the Lower River Region (LRR), it is much anticipated by the NCCE that the 13-day sensitisation outreach campaign will cultivate an environment of democratic continuity, that would enable citizens to participate fully in the governance and development process of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GAF Redeploys, Appoints Middle Level Officers

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has redeployed and appointed four serving members. They are two Colonels and Navy Captains. They have been redeployed and appointed into senior and middle-level positions and this was since last week, a military …

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has redeployed and appointed four serving members. They are two Colonels and Navy Captains. They have been redeployed and appointed into senior and middle-level positions and this was since last week, a military source told this medium.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Super Nawettan Thriller Semis – East Up Against BEM

[Foroyaa] Serrekunda East will today be going up against Barra Essau Mayamba (BEM) in the second semi-final of the FIB-sponsored Super Nawettan. BEM disposed of Brikama in the quarters to sail through while serial winners East got rid of Bakau by a goa…

[Foroyaa] Serrekunda East will today be going up against Barra Essau Mayamba (BEM) in the second semi-final of the FIB-sponsored Super Nawettan. BEM disposed of Brikama in the quarters to sail through while serial winners East got rid of Bakau by a goal to nothing in a violence-marred game.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Lamu IDPs Asked to Return Home After Security Operation

[Nation] At least 2,500 people who have been camping in Lamu County after being displaced from their homes following Al-Shabaab attacks are free to return to their farms, the government says.

[Nation] At least 2,500 people who have been camping in Lamu County after being displaced from their homes following Al-Shabaab attacks are free to return to their farms, the government says.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Denies Recognition of Catalonia

[Foroyaa] “The Government of the Republic of The Gambia has never recognised and does not have any intention to recognise Catalonia’s unilateral declaration of independence from the Kingdom of Spain,” a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Int…

[Foroyaa] "The Government of the Republic of The Gambia has never recognised and does not have any intention to recognise Catalonia's unilateral declaration of independence from the Kingdom of Spain," a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MoFA) said.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Farmers Raise Voices of Concern,Agric. Minister Responds

[Foroyaa] Farmers in the length and breadth of the Gambia, have raised their voices on the threats to food security. All the farmers who spoke on the Agriculture Minister’s tour have lamented the same situational problem: lack of seeds, fertilizer, far…

[Foroyaa] Farmers in the length and breadth of the Gambia, have raised their voices on the threats to food security. All the farmers who spoke on the Agriculture Minister's tour have lamented the same situational problem: lack of seeds, fertilizer, farm implements, lack of adequate water or rain for the crops and animal intrusion on farm lands.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia