All Set for Continental Aviation Summit in Kigali, Organisers Say

[New Times] All is set for Rwanda to host the forthcoming 49th annual African Airlines Association (AFRAA) general assembly and summit, organisers have said. The event will attract global aviation executives and stakeholders to discuss meeting will dis…

[New Times] All is set for Rwanda to host the forthcoming 49th annual African Airlines Association (AFRAA) general assembly and summit, organisers have said. The event will attract global aviation executives and stakeholders to discuss meeting will discuss on issues pertaining to the development of air transport in Africa and opportunities for airlines on the continent, according to Dr Elijah Chingosho, the AFRAA secretary general.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

KPMG’s Opportunity for Authentic Action

[Daily Maverick] While the KPMG saga unfolds, the picture of the non-existent “SARS Rogue Unit” becomes clearer as a result of what was not (as opposed to what was) reflected in their report.

[Daily Maverick] While the KPMG saga unfolds, the picture of the non-existent "SARS Rogue Unit" becomes clearer as a result of what was not (as opposed to what was) reflected in their report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwandan Alternative Packaging Industry Eyes External Market

[New Times] Rwanda’s import-export gap in packaging could be reduced as local alternative packaging manufacturers seek to tap into regional market such as Kenya, which recently banned use of non-biodegradable plastic bags.

[New Times] Rwanda's import-export gap in packaging could be reduced as local alternative packaging manufacturers seek to tap into regional market such as Kenya, which recently banned use of non-biodegradable plastic bags.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Jubbaland President Meets With Ethiopian Military Officers in Dolow

[Shabelle] The President of Somalia’s southern semi-autonomous region of Jubbaland, Ahmed Mohamed Islam known as (Ahmed Madobe) has held talks with Ethiopian military officials in Dolow district, Gedo region.

[Shabelle] The President of Somalia's southern semi-autonomous region of Jubbaland, Ahmed Mohamed Islam known as (Ahmed Madobe) has held talks with Ethiopian military officials in Dolow district, Gedo region.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

U.S. and Uganda Discuss On Somalia Situation

[Shabelle] President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that the conflict in South Sudan is caused by lack of ideology and politicians who push forward identity politics and forget the interests of the people.

[Shabelle] President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that the conflict in South Sudan is caused by lack of ideology and politicians who push forward identity politics and forget the interests of the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Under UN Human Rights Scrutiny

[Iwacu] The Commission of Inquiry presents its final report to the Human Rights Council during an interactive dialogue on Burundi this 19 September, in Geneva at its 36th session. Burundi government still rejects the report of the UN commission.

[Iwacu] The Commission of Inquiry presents its final report to the Human Rights Council during an interactive dialogue on Burundi this 19 September, in Geneva at its 36th session. Burundi government still rejects the report of the UN commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

What KPMG’s Gupta Imbroglio Says About Corruption in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] As far as corporate accountability goes, the recent announcement that the CEO and seven senior executives at auditing and consultancy firm KMPG in South Africa have resigned is a welcome development.

[The Conversation Africa] As far as corporate accountability goes, the recent announcement that the CEO and seven senior executives at auditing and consultancy firm KMPG in South Africa have resigned is a welcome development.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Teenager Sentenced to 7 Years for Sexual Attack

[Nyasa Times] The First Grade Magistrate Court in Lilongwe has sentenced 19 year old Allan Alikanjero to seven years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) after pleading guilty to the offense of defilement.

[Nyasa Times] The First Grade Magistrate Court in Lilongwe has sentenced 19 year old Allan Alikanjero to seven years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) after pleading guilty to the offense of defilement.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi