Former Mayor of Banjul Speaks to Journalists

[Foroyaa] The Former Mayor of Banjul, Pa Sallah Jeng, told the Local press yesterday, that he has returned home to join the political arena and run for the Mayoral Election in Banjul, as demanded by his supporters, sympathisers, friends and well-wishers.

[Foroyaa] The Former Mayor of Banjul, Pa Sallah Jeng, told the Local press yesterday, that he has returned home to join the political arena and run for the Mayoral Election in Banjul, as demanded by his supporters, sympathisers, friends and well-wishers.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Military Personnel Cannot Be Detained for More Than 72 Hours Without Trial

[Foroyaa] Radio France International on Monday 9th October 2017, published an article were the Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure has been quoted as saying “it is true that in the Constitution we have this period of 72 hours witho…

[Foroyaa] Radio France International on Monday 9th October 2017, published an article were the Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure has been quoted as saying "it is true that in the Constitution we have this period of 72 hours without being brought before a judge. But there is also a specific Law for the Gambia Armed Forces Act and this 72-hours limit does not apply."

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Euro Africa Group Deny D18, 000,000 Compensation Agreement for GPA Land

[Foroyaa] Muhammed Bazzi, the Belgian-Lebanese business mogul and largest shareholder for Euro Africa Group, yesterday said that there was no agreement for his Company to compensate Gambia Ports Authority with the sum of D18,000,000.00 for allowing a f…

[Foroyaa] Muhammed Bazzi, the Belgian-Lebanese business mogul and largest shareholder for Euro Africa Group, yesterday said that there was no agreement for his Company to compensate Gambia Ports Authority with the sum of D18,000,000.00 for allowing a flour mill corporation to use GPA land. Mr. Bazzi made these and more statements while continuing his testimony before the Janneh Commission of Enquiry on Wednesday, 11th October 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘National Assembly Vehicles Were Acquired From Philanthropists’ – Director of Press

[Foroyaa] The Director of Press and Public Relations at the Presidency, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, has told journalists that the 57 vehicles that were handed over to members of the National Assembly last month, were acquired from some philanthropists who do …

[Foroyaa] The Director of Press and Public Relations at the Presidency, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, has told journalists that the 57 vehicles that were handed over to members of the National Assembly last month, were acquired from some philanthropists who do not want to be named.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

12 Years in Jail for Raping Regular Prostitute

[New Zimbabwe] Dete -A 22 year old man will forever curse the day he decided to hire a prostitute for sex after the lady of the night later reported him to the police for rape when he failed to pay $5 for her services.

[New Zimbabwe] Dete -A 22 year old man will forever curse the day he decided to hire a prostitute for sex after the lady of the night later reported him to the police for rape when he failed to pay $5 for her services.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

BVR Proof of Res Snag – 1k Clerics Deployed Countrywide to Help Would Be Voters

[New Zimbabwe] A GROUP of human rights defenders, under the banner of the United Citizens Alliance (UCA), has deployed 1000 pastors to assist ZEC with the commissioning of potential voters’ proof of residence documents under the on-going voter registra…

[New Zimbabwe] A GROUP of human rights defenders, under the banner of the United Citizens Alliance (UCA), has deployed 1000 pastors to assist ZEC with the commissioning of potential voters' proof of residence documents under the on-going voter registration blitz.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister of Information Visits Saudi Press Agency

[SNA] Riyadh -The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman visited headquarters of Saudi Press Agency (SPA) at Al-Sahafa neighborhood in Riyadh as part of his current official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he…

[SNA] Riyadh -The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman visited headquarters of Saudi Press Agency (SPA) at Al-Sahafa neighborhood in Riyadh as part of his current official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he was accompanied by General Manager of Sudan News Agency(SUNA), Awad Gadain and Director of the National Broadcasting and TV Corporation , Al-Zubair Osman Ahmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ghana Congratulates Sudan On Revocation of Sanctions

[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Ministry of Ghana has congratulated Sudan, government and people, on occasion of lifting of US sanctions and described the step as positive and that it would strengthen the Sudan-Ghana relations.

[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Ministry of Ghana has congratulated Sudan, government and people, on occasion of lifting of US sanctions and described the step as positive and that it would strengthen the Sudan-Ghana relations.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana