‘Gambia Needs More Turo Darboes’

[The Point] The former majority leader at the National Assembly, Fabakary Tombong Jatta, has said that The Gambia needs more people who are as magnanimous and generous as Momodou Turo Darboe to overcome the challenges of food insecurity and poverty.

[The Point] The former majority leader at the National Assembly, Fabakary Tombong Jatta, has said that The Gambia needs more people who are as magnanimous and generous as Momodou Turo Darboe to overcome the challenges of food insecurity and poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

You Mean We Will All Sit Here and Let D. Twe High Die?

[Observer] For many years now, probably since the beginning of his administration, we have watched the Atlantic Ocean slam the premises and now even the walls of D. Twe High School.

[Observer] For many years now, probably since the beginning of his administration, we have watched the Atlantic Ocean slam the premises and now even the walls of D. Twe High School.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ghana Eiti Told Gifmis Likely to Obstruct Separate Mining Cash Account

[Business Day] The Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) Secretariat and Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) are to commence discussions with the Ministry of Finance to relax its directives to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assem…

[Business Day] The Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) Secretariat and Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) are to commence discussions with the Ministry of Finance to relax its directives to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to create single treasury accounts.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Assemblies Caught in Lazy Property Tax Collection

[Business Day] Investigations into the collection of property taxes in the Accra Metropolis and the Awutu-Senya East Municipality show that officials in the districts are struggling to keep track of and tax properties.

[Business Day] Investigations into the collection of property taxes in the Accra Metropolis and the Awutu-Senya East Municipality show that officials in the districts are struggling to keep track of and tax properties.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Anti-Corruption Groups Turn Heat On Prez Akufo-Addo

[Business Day] A group of five anti-corruption and transparency institutions has asked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to “expeditiously and transparently” tackle three major corruption scandals that have surfaced since the middle of May 2017.

[Business Day] A group of five anti-corruption and transparency institutions has asked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to "expeditiously and transparently" tackle three major corruption scandals that have surfaced since the middle of May 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

A Man’s Mission to Bring African Eco Ideas to the World

[Deutsche Welle] Community activist Joshua Konkankoh wants to bring green, sustainable development to Cameroon and the world. His starting point? An ecovillage in the rural area he grew up in that wants to connect people to their roots.

[Deutsche Welle] Community activist Joshua Konkankoh wants to bring green, sustainable development to Cameroon and the world. His starting point? An ecovillage in the rural area he grew up in that wants to connect people to their roots.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon