AFC wants revision of Cummingsburg Accord by Feb 14

The meeting of the AFC’s National Executive Committee (AFC photo)

The leadership of the Alliance For Change (AFC) is to formally write A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) on a revision of the Cummingsburg Accord which birthed the coalition and saw it winning the 2015 general elections.

‘Calling time’ on Robert Mugabe

In a matter of days Zimbabwe has drifted from decades of stable government, albeit undergirded by de facto one-party rule and a President who, after thirty-seven years in office, appeared likely to govern the country for as long as he pleased, to a condition bearing a suspicious resemblance to a Kafkaesque farce.

Accused accessory to ambulance dispatcher’s murder to face trial

Allan Sim Jr, who is charged with being an accessory to the murder of Georgetown Hospital ambulance dispatcher Melissa Skeete, for which his father is charged, has been committed to stand trial.

RDC, Anna Regina Town Council to meet with REO on filling of drain

Officials from the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) of Region Two and the Anna Regina Town Council are expected to meet today with the Regional Executive Officer (REO) to discuss what some have described as an “ill-advised” decision by him to fill a main drainage channel in front of the Department of Education at Cotton Field.

Albouystown mechanic was seen riding stolen bike -court told

A young Albouystown mechanic, who police say was seen riding a stolen motorcycle, was yesterday placed on $150,000 bail by a city court after he denied a theft charge.

AFC voices ‘deep concern’ for sugar workers

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Alliance For Change (AFC) yesterday expressed deep concern for workers in the sugar industry who are likely to be displaced in the ongoing rationalization of GuySuCo.

Vendor charged with chopping ex

A vendor was yesterday granted bail after he was charged with chopping his former partner several times on one of her hands.

Williamsburg family homeless after fire destroys house

A Williamsburg, Corentyne man, his pregnant wife and 11-year-old son were left homeless yesterday after a fire completely destroyed their three-bedroom house.

Contract of $57.5M awarded for immigration buildings at Ordinance Fortlands

Government has moved one step closer to fulfilling its promise of making government services more readily available to residents of Berbice, according to Minister of State Joseph Harmon.

SOCU maintains more documents still outstanding from GBTI for US$500M rice board probe

Despite claims by the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) that it has now handed over to the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) all the documents requested in its US$500 million Guyana Rice Development Board probe, with the exception of 12 letters, SOCU has argued that this is not the case and that there is more still outstanding.

Agricola Public Road murder trial begins

The trial of Jermaine Savory, who is accused of the 2008 murder of Melissa Payne, who was shot dead on the Agricola Public Road, East Bank Demerara, commenced yesterday morning before Justice James Bovell-Drakes at the High Court in Georgetown.

400 local businesses already registered with Exxon business centre

After being in operation for only seven months, the ExxonMobil-funded Centre for Local Business Development has already registered more than 400 Guyanese businesses in its database, surpassing its end-of-year target of 100 companies.

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