2012-03-12 10:59:37Disappointing Vote By Unesco On Obiang Prize[IFEX]
A split vote by UNESCO's Executive Board to approve a prize sponsored by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea puts the president's interests above UNESCO's basic principles of human rights and good governance, seven civil society groups said today. The March 8, 2012 decision by a commission of the board to change the controversial award's name and press UNESCO's Director General Irina Bokova to implement it is due to be formally adopted in a plenary session today.
Thursday, 11-27-14, 16:03Supplementary Appropriation Bill Shows Financial Indiscipline - Minority Leader[The Point]The Minority Leader and National Assembly Member for Niamina Dankunku constituency, Hon. Samba Jallow, has said the supplementary appropriation bill tabled before the National Assembly recently was one of the most serious instances of financial indiscipline to happen in the country.