”Slavery is theft – theft of a life, theft of work, theft of any property or produce, theft even of the children a slave might have borne” ~ Kevin Bales

“Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

Slave Trade In Libya 2017: Migrant Slave Markets In Libya..

It is hard to believe that Slave Trade still in 2017!  Migrant are being sold in a Slave Markets In Libya, North Africa. Many migrants from Cameroon, Senegal, Gambia, Zambia, Sudan, Ghana and Nigeria have been using using Libya as their gateway to Europe.

With the help of greedy human traffickers the migrants travel illegally through the desert all in an attempt to reach Italy, France, UK via Libya.

According to Nikki Laoye an ambassador for NCFRMI, most of the migrants are

”…thrown into jail for illegal entry or falling into the hands of wrong people and being sold into slavery/prostitution…
A total of 3,480 young Nigerians, mostly girls, were returned from Libya in the last 10 months, the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCRMI) has confirmed.

The NCRMI South-West Zonal Director, Mrs Magret Ukegbu confirms, that the returnees were received from Feb. 1 to Nov. 6.

Ukegbu said that the commission had been working with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other relevant organisations in receiving the returnees.  Nikki Laoye

 Racism At Its Peak! 2017, yet Race Discrimination SEEMS TO BE AT ITS PEAK. Is a shame one can be discriminated against because they  belong to a certain racial group…All we can say LORD HAVE MERCY!

We’re praying for their safe return back to their countries of origin.

The outgoing President of  The Gambia Yahya Jammeh, has refused to step down…President Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency a day before his official mandate ends…

”I, Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya AJJ Jammeh Babili Mansa, President of the Islamic Republic of the Gambia and Commander-in -Chief of the Armed Forces, acting under the provisions of section 34 …of the constitution of the Islamic Republic of the Gambia, today, the 17th of January 2017, hereby declare a state of public emergency throughout the Islamic Republic of Gambia as a situation exists which, if it is allowed to continue, may lead to a state of public emergency…

Under this state of public emergency, civil liberties are to be fully respected while all citizens and residents n the Gambia are banned from any acts of disobedience to the Laws of the Gambia, incitement to violence and acts intended to disturb public order and peace. The security forces are hereby instructed to maintain absolute law and order throughout the country.”Yahya Jammeh..

Gambia 2016 Elections story so far…

The outgoing President of The Gambia Yahya Jammeh, has refused to step down…..stating that “Unless the court decides the case, there will be no inauguration on 19 January 2017” 

President Yahya Jammeh, announced on Friday 9, December  2016 that QUOTE

“After a thorough investigation, I have decided to reject the outcome of the recent election. I lament serious and unacceptable abnormalities which have reportedly transpired during the electoral process,” he further added “I recommend fresh and transparent elections which will be officiated by a god-fearing and independent electoral commission,”

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Some Gambians are very shocked and confused to the sudden u-turn decision. This is because Jammeh had conceded defeat on state TV just the week before…. and even  called the newly elected Gambian president Adama Barrow to congratulate him QUOTE ‘You are the elected president of The Gambia, and I wish you all the best” Yahya Jammeh

Yahya Jammeh, who took power in the 1994 military coup had banned the internet and international phone calls during the  presidential elections that was held

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According to reports,  tension is mounting in Gambia now, this has even prompted most international countries to plead  with the incumbent President to let peace prevail.

President Yahya Jammeh, who has been in power for 20 years and seeking to be in power for the 5th time had warned natives on post election violence.

The banning of all internet and international phone calls in The Gambia left many families in the Diaspora very worried and scared as they can’t get in touch with their family nor loved ones.

One can only pray and hope for smooth transfer of power

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 Gambia 2016 Elections story so far…

The outgoing President of The Gambia Yahya Jammeh, has refused to step down…..stating that “Unless the court decides the case, there will be no inauguration on 19 January 2017” 

President Yahya Jammeh, announced on Friday 9, December  2016 that QUOTE

“After a thorough investigation, I have decided to reject the outcome of the recent election. I lament serious and unacceptable abnormalities which have reportedly transpired during the electoral process,” he further added “I recommend fresh and transparent elections which will be officiated by a god-fearing and independent electoral commission,”

yahya-jammeh

Some Gambians are very shocked and confused to the sudden u-turn decision. This is because Jammeh had conceded defeat on state TV just the week before…. and even  called the newly elected Gambian president Adama Barrow to congratulate him QUOTE ‘You are the elected president of The Gambia, and I wish you all the best” Yahya Jammeh

Yahya Jammeh, who took power in the 1994 military coup had banned the internet and international phone calls during the  presidential elections that was held

the-gambia-elections-2016-african-celebs

According to reports,  tension is mounting in Gambia now, this has even prompted most international countries to plead  with the incumbent President to let peace prevail.

President Yahya Jammeh, who has been in power for 20 years and seeking to be in power for the 5th time had warned natives on post election violence.

The banning of all internet and international phone calls in The Gambia left many families in the Diaspora very worried and scared as they can’t get in touch with their family nor loved ones.

One can only pray and hope for smooth transfer of power

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The Gambia has banned the internet and international phone calls as presidential elections are held

the-gambia-elections-2016-african-celebs

According to reports,  tension is mounting in Gambia as election commission sets to announce the election results. The Incumbent President Yahya Jammeh, who has been in power for 20 years and seeking to be in power for the 5th time has warned natives on post election violence,

The banning of all internet and international phone calls in The Gambia has left many families in the Diaspora very worried and scared as they can’t get in touch with their family nor loved ones.

One can only pray and hope for smooth transfer of power during this 2016 Gambia elections.

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The Chief Executive Officer of AGAMS Group and the founder of electronic manufacturer, RLG Communications has been named among the 10 African Millionaires under 40, ventures.com Africa has revealed.

Agambiri Named Among Africa’s ten millionaires under 40

The 39-year-old Chief Executive Officer(CEO), has reportedly expanded his company’s presence to China, Gambia and Nigeria- where it established a $20 –million assembly plant- and Dubai, the location of its new global headquarters.

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre’s Ghana Club 100 previously christened RLG as the Fastest Growing Company in Ghana, the Leader in Ghana’s ICT Sector and the Best Entrant to the Club 100.

Roland Agambiri is the group chairman of AGAMS GROUP and the founder and CEO of the much-celebrated electronics manufacturer, rlg Communications. His ascent is a study in determination.

After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Agambiri established Roagam Links Ghana in March 2001 as a mobile phone repair outlet.

It later became rlg, the pioneer indigenous computer and mobile phone plant and technology institute in Ghana and the West African sub-region.

Other new class of millionaires under 40 whose ideas have been described as both transforming the continent and making them fabulously -wealthy are Mark Shuttleworth, 39, Ashish Thakkar, 31, Ugandaashish thakkar, 31, Vinny Lingham, 34, Sim Shagaya, 38, among others.

 

Credit: Ventures-africa.com