Ethiopia Backs the AU’s Stance On Jerusalem

[This is Africa] American President Donald Trump officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This places his country on the opposite side of the issue from virtually the entire international community, including the African Union and Ethi…

[This is Africa] American President Donald Trump officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This places his country on the opposite side of the issue from virtually the entire international community, including the African Union and Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

War Vets to Be Allocated Stands

[The Herald] Zvimba Rural District Council is set to give war veterans residential stands following a directive from Government. Council chief executive Mr Peter Hlohla told a full council meeting at Murombedzi Growth Point yesterday that they received…

[The Herald] Zvimba Rural District Council is set to give war veterans residential stands following a directive from Government. Council chief executive Mr Peter Hlohla told a full council meeting at Murombedzi Growth Point yesterday that they received a circular directing them to allocate stands to war veterans.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Case of Returnees Has to Be Handled With Speed

[Foroyaa] Desperate and weary returnees from Libya who left this country for greener pastures, are now pouring in, not sure of what the future holds for them in their own country.

[Foroyaa] Desperate and weary returnees from Libya who left this country for greener pastures, are now pouring in, not sure of what the future holds for them in their own country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Citizens Repatriated From Libya After Slavery Reports

[Foroyaa] One Hundred and sixty-four Gambians have arrived from Libya on December 13th 2017, after being repatriated amid human slavery reports. Each of them was given D3,555 as transport refunds, this reporter can confirm.

[Foroyaa] One Hundred and sixty-four Gambians have arrived from Libya on December 13th 2017, after being repatriated amid human slavery reports. Each of them was given D3,555 as transport refunds, this reporter can confirm.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Access to Information Law Not Enough’ Program Officer Article 19

[Foroyaa] Amprofi Agyemang, Program Officer of Article 19, underscored that enacting access to Information Law is not enough, but it is important to make reforms on repressive Laws that might restrict access to information.

[Foroyaa] Amprofi Agyemang, Program Officer of Article 19, underscored that enacting access to Information Law is not enough, but it is important to make reforms on repressive Laws that might restrict access to information.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

GT Bank MD Continues Testimony

[Foroyaa] Ayodele Bolaji, the Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank, yesterday continued to testify before the ‘Janneh’ Commission, on the various accounts opened by JFP, PEGEP and Kanilai Family Farms respectively. According to him, the signatories…

[Foroyaa] Ayodele Bolaji, the Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank, yesterday continued to testify before the 'Janneh' Commission, on the various accounts opened by JFP, PEGEP and Kanilai Family Farms respectively. According to him, the signatories to the President's Empowerment for Girls Education Project (PEGEP) were Alieu Njie, Dominic Jammeh and Ramou Cole-Ceesay and the first transaction on the dalasi account was done on the 28th of July 2002, while the last transaction was done on the 12th of September 201

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Are Journalists Allowed to Attend District Tribunal Proceedings?

[Foroyaa] According to section 24 subsection (2) of the Constitution, “All proceedings of every court and proceedings relating to the determination of the existence or extent of civil rights or obligations before any other authority, including the anno…

[Foroyaa] According to section 24 subsection (2) of the Constitution, "All proceedings of every court and proceedings relating to the determination of the existence or extent of civil rights or obligations before any other authority, including the announcement of the decision of the court or other authority, shall be held in public." Courts include district tribunals according to section 120 of the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia