IGAD Member States Wrap Up Conference On Tourism

[Shabelle] After more than three decades of delayed validation on its proposed migration policy, the seven-nation regional bloc, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad), has begun consultations to pave way for harmonized laws to allow free mo…

[Shabelle] After more than three decades of delayed validation on its proposed migration policy, the seven-nation regional bloc, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad), has begun consultations to pave way for harmonized laws to allow free movement of people across borders between member countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Metering and Power Theft Challenges Faced By DISCOs

[Daily Trust] Under the Electric Power Sector Reform Act (ESPRA) 2005, it was envisaged that a functional NESI will be established with proper market structure. To achieve this, energy accountability across the supply chain is necessary for the credibi…

[Daily Trust] Under the Electric Power Sector Reform Act (ESPRA) 2005, it was envisaged that a functional NESI will be established with proper market structure. To achieve this, energy accountability across the supply chain is necessary for the credibility and interdependence of the value chain where power is to flow from gas suppliers, generating companies to transmission, distribution and then to the consumers while cash is to flow in the opposite direction. The energy flow is captured through the technicality of the

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Indian Firms to Open Operations in Rwanda, Transfer Tech to Local Start-Ups

[New Times] Databases of some 230 young Indian technologies engaged in more than 26 value chains are ready for acquisition by Rwandan entrepreneurs and business start-ups, officials have revealed.

[New Times] Databases of some 230 young Indian technologies engaged in more than 26 value chains are ready for acquisition by Rwandan entrepreneurs and business start-ups, officials have revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Live Update – #healthdialogue: Policymakers, Experts, Others Discuss Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria

[Premium Times] The two-day National Health Dialogue organised by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, PTCIJ, the Project for Advocacy in Child and Family Health, PACFaH, and the Project Pink Blue will start today, in Abuja.

[Premium Times] The two-day National Health Dialogue organised by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, PTCIJ, the Project for Advocacy in Child and Family Health, PACFaH, and the Project Pink Blue will start today, in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Postgraduate Students Head to Japan Varsities Under Africa Devt Plan

[New Times] The fourth batch of fifteen candidates enrolled for post-graduate studies under Japan’s African Business Education (ABE) Initiative will today depart for Masters’ degree studies in the Asian country.

[New Times] The fourth batch of fifteen candidates enrolled for post-graduate studies under Japan's African Business Education (ABE) Initiative will today depart for Masters' degree studies in the Asian country.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Uganda Gets New Deputy Chief Justice as Controversial Justice Kavuma Retires

[East African] President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Justice Owinyi Dollo as Uganda’s new deputy Chief Justice ending the tenure of controversial ridden reign of Justice Steven Kavuma.

[East African] President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Justice Owinyi Dollo as Uganda's new deputy Chief Justice ending the tenure of controversial ridden reign of Justice Steven Kavuma.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Poor Start for Kenyan Lenders as Profits Decline

[East African] Kenyan banks posted reduced earnings in the six months to June 30, blamed on interest rate caps and reduced economic activity in the run-up to the August 8 General Election.

[East African] Kenyan banks posted reduced earnings in the six months to June 30, blamed on interest rate caps and reduced economic activity in the run-up to the August 8 General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya