2012-02-24 17:58:52BBC Africa Debate Explores the Pros and Cons of Land Acquisitions By Foreign Companies[Concord]
BBC World Service's new monthly programme, BBC Africa Debate, will bring to the fore the issue of land acquisitions in Africa. Broadcast on Friday 24 February from Freetown, Sierra Leone, the debate is presented by BBC Africa's Alex Jakana, and Justin Rowlatt, correspondent for BBC's TV current-affairs programme, Newsnight.
Thursday, 11-26-15, 18:02Gambian Migrants Reveal Racial Treatment in Italy[The Point] Some Gambian migrants who entered Italy through the dessert to the Mediterranean have complained of the racial treatment meted out to them by the Italian coastguards and at the asylum camps.
Thursday, 11-26-15, 16:10The FGM Ban Requires More[The Point] The ban on the perennial practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in The Gambia has been a long-awaited political decision, from those advocating against it, and a relief for the young girls.
Thursday, 11-26-15, 16:08U.S.$1 Million Ebola Money Chokes[NEWS] When thousands of Liberians were losing their lives to the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, financial assistance from international donors to contain or eradicate the spread of the disease were allegedly siphoned by executives of the Liberia National Red Cross, including its President Mr. Emmanuel O. Kparh.