RPF Youth Warned Against Complacency

[New Times] There’s a growing concern among senior Rwandan leaders that the young generation is complacent and less interested in political participation partly due to the recent socio-economic strides registered since the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

[New Times] There's a growing concern among senior Rwandan leaders that the young generation is complacent and less interested in political participation partly due to the recent socio-economic strides registered since the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Sugar Production Dips, Govt Pushes to Privatise Firms

[East African] Kenya is racing against time to privatise its publicly-owned sugar factories ahead of the expiry of an agreement that protects the country from cheap imports from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa).

[East African] Kenya is racing against time to privatise its publicly-owned sugar factories ahead of the expiry of an agreement that protects the country from cheap imports from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt, TMEA to Build Four Ports on Lake Kivu

[New Times] The Government of Rwanda and Trademark East Africa have undertaken a project to set up four cargo and passenger ports at Lake Kivu, a move intended to develop trade, maritime transport and tourism around the lake, government officials have …

[New Times] The Government of Rwanda and Trademark East Africa have undertaken a project to set up four cargo and passenger ports at Lake Kivu, a move intended to develop trade, maritime transport and tourism around the lake, government officials have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Bans BBC, VOA Ahead of Referendum

[East African] Burundi ordered a six-month ban on the broadcast operations of international networks British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the Voice Of America (VOA) accusing them of failing to respect the country’s media laws and ethics.

[East African] Burundi ordered a six-month ban on the broadcast operations of international networks British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the Voice Of America (VOA) accusing them of failing to respect the country's media laws and ethics.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

As 90 Million Nigerians Lack Electricity

[Guardian] Against the background of the seemingly intractable power supply problem, the disclosure, the other day, by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, that 90 million Nigerians lack electricity supply is not surprising. Thi…

[Guardian] Against the background of the seemingly intractable power supply problem, the disclosure, the other day, by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, that 90 million Nigerians lack electricity supply is not surprising. This is an indictment of the government and a clarion call on that same government as well as other stakeholders to do something urgently about the wobbling electricity supply situation in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Wins Dubai Duty Free Promo

[This Day] Driving away in a luxury vehicle or even waking up with a million dollars in cash can become a reality with Dubai Duty Free’s Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise Promotions.

[This Day] Driving away in a luxury vehicle or even waking up with a million dollars in cash can become a reality with Dubai Duty Free's Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise Promotions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

67, 763 HIV Positive Persons on Treatment Care in Lagos

[Leadership] Lagos -Lagos State government, on Friday, 4 May 2018, said about 67, 763 persons are currently on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) treatment care in the state as against the 64, 000 it had as of June last year.

[Leadership] Lagos -Lagos State government, on Friday, 4 May 2018, said about 67, 763 persons are currently on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) treatment care in the state as against the 64, 000 it had as of June last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Most Nigerians Don’t Trust INEC – Makarfi

[Leadership] Senator Ahmed Makarfi, the immediate past chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a former governor and two-time senator from Kaduna State, in this interview with MUYIWA OYINLOLA and RUTH CHOJI speaks about President Muhammadu Buha…

[Leadership] Senator Ahmed Makarfi, the immediate past chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a former governor and two-time senator from Kaduna State, in this interview with MUYIWA OYINLOLA and RUTH CHOJI speaks about President Muhammadu Buhari's second term bid, the PDP's preparations for next year's general elections, among other national issues

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Over N5 Trillion Lost to Inferno in Five Years – FG

[Vanguard] The Federal Government has lamented the growing loss of private and public assets to inferno saying in the past five years, over N5 trillion has been lost to various fire incidents in the country.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government has lamented the growing loss of private and public assets to inferno saying in the past five years, over N5 trillion has been lost to various fire incidents in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria