Rwanda Film Festival Is Back

[New Times] Rwanda’s flagship film event, the Rwanda Film Festival is back. In its 13th edition this year, the festival will run from October 23rd-29th at various locations not only in Kigali, but also upcountry. The theme for this year is; Frontiers.

[New Times] Rwanda's flagship film event, the Rwanda Film Festival is back. In its 13th edition this year, the festival will run from October 23rd-29th at various locations not only in Kigali, but also upcountry. The theme for this year is; Frontiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Citizens Remember Their Country’s Founder Nyerere

[Deutsche Welle] Tanzanians this week are commemorating the life of their nation’s founder Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere. They do it not by grieving but contemplating and discussing the legacy he left behind 18 years ago.

[Deutsche Welle] Tanzanians this week are commemorating the life of their nation's founder Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere. They do it not by grieving but contemplating and discussing the legacy he left behind 18 years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Deadly Bomb Blast Strikes Mogadishu

[Deutsche Welle] A powerful explosion from a truck bomb killed dozens of people in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. Residents called it the most potent blast they’d heard in years.

[Deutsche Welle] A powerful explosion from a truck bomb killed dozens of people in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. Residents called it the most potent blast they'd heard in years.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Fresh Hope for Zambia’s Children With Disabilities

[Deutsche Welle] A new hydrotherapy center in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, is making an impact in the special needs field. Underprivileged children with disabilities now have renewed hope for better and free treatment.

[Deutsche Welle] A new hydrotherapy center in Zambia's capital, Lusaka, is making an impact in the special needs field. Underprivileged children with disabilities now have renewed hope for better and free treatment.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Law Review Team Faces a Rocky Path

[East African] As Uganda’s Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee readies itself to scrutinise the Bill to remove presidential age limits, its composition, the time allotted to it, and the prevailing public mood all seem likely to make the journey a…

[East African] As Uganda's Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee readies itself to scrutinise the Bill to remove presidential age limits, its composition, the time allotted to it, and the prevailing public mood all seem likely to make the journey ahead anything but pleasant, especially for its proponents.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Seven Killed in Plane Crash

[East African] Seven passengers and crew died in a plane crash in Cuilo, a town in northeast Angola near the DR Congo border, a government official said Friday.

[East African] Seven passengers and crew died in a plane crash in Cuilo, a town in northeast Angola near the DR Congo border, a government official said Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

What Happens After Mugabe?

[IRIN] Harare -At the ripe old age of 93, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s long-serving president, has offered himself as the candidate to lead his ruling ZANU-PF party in elections next year.

[IRIN] Harare -At the ripe old age of 93, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's long-serving president, has offered himself as the candidate to lead his ruling ZANU-PF party in elections next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe