State Defends Cattle Seizure

[Daily News] Control measures against arbitrary importation of animals from the neighbouring countries for illegal grazing in the country’s territory will be sustained, the government has said.

[Daily News] Control measures against arbitrary importation of animals from the neighbouring countries for illegal grazing in the country's territory will be sustained, the government has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kenya Trade Principal Harbours Hopes of Better Trade Relations With Tanzania

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Kenya’s Trade Principal Secretary Chris Kiptoo has played down the current Kenya-Tanzania row and expressed optimism that cordial relations between the two longtime development allies would be restored soon.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Kenya's Trade Principal Secretary Chris Kiptoo has played down the current Kenya-Tanzania row and expressed optimism that cordial relations between the two longtime development allies would be restored soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Recommits to Partnership With Private Sector to Boost Industry

[New Times] The Government is committed to working with private sector and other development partners to put industrial development at the forefront and increase the annual contribution of industry sector to the economy to 14 per cent, from the current…

[New Times] The Government is committed to working with private sector and other development partners to put industrial development at the forefront and increase the annual contribution of industry sector to the economy to 14 per cent, from the current 2 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Cost, Infrastructure Challenges Holding Back Uptake of e-Payments – Stakeholders

[New Times] Last week the central bank launched a new campaign to encourage the business community to embrace electronic payment systems. The move is one of the many efforts aimed at promoting financial technology services that deepen cashless economy….

[New Times] Last week the central bank launched a new campaign to encourage the business community to embrace electronic payment systems. The move is one of the many efforts aimed at promoting financial technology services that deepen cashless economy. However, the response from the public and business community has been slow despite this and other government initiatives geared at propping up uptake rates.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

High Court Bars Counties From Setting Up People’s Assemblies

[Nation] The High Court has issued orders restraining all county assemblies from passing or implementing motions on the formation of the people’s assemblies, dealing a blow to Nasa.

[Nation] The High Court has issued orders restraining all county assemblies from passing or implementing motions on the formation of the people's assemblies, dealing a blow to Nasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Top Cyclists Hail Growing Stature of Tour Du Rwanda

[New Times] The 2017 Tour du Rwanda was by far the most successful since the annual race became an international competition in 2009, according to some of the riders who competed in the 9th edition that climaxed on Sunday.

[New Times] The 2017 Tour du Rwanda was by far the most successful since the annual race became an international competition in 2009, according to some of the riders who competed in the 9th edition that climaxed on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kenya Imports Molasses Amid Cane Shortage

[Nation] Kenya has started importing molasses as sugar cane production in the country declines, with the first vessel carrying over 12,000 tonnes docking at the Mombasa port on Saturday.

[Nation] Kenya has started importing molasses as sugar cane production in the country declines, with the first vessel carrying over 12,000 tonnes docking at the Mombasa port on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Democracy’s High Cost as Polls Hit Over U.S.$600 Million

[Nation] After spending more than Sh70 billion in this year’s General Election and repeat presidential poll, Kenyans are waking up to the price they have to pay for democracy.

[Nation] After spending more than Sh70 billion in this year's General Election and repeat presidential poll, Kenyans are waking up to the price they have to pay for democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya