Rwanda Targets 563MW of Power

[Independent (Kampala)] The World Bank Group and the Government of Rwanda have signed a $125 million Financing Agreement for the First Programmatic Energy Sector Development Policy operation.

[Independent (Kampala)] The World Bank Group and the Government of Rwanda have signed a $125 million Financing Agreement for the First Programmatic Energy Sector Development Policy operation.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Child Singer, Iseoluwa to Headline Own Concert

[Vanguard] Following the successful launch of her first official album and the release of her colourful video few months ago,12-year old gospel singer, Iseoluwa is set to take her game a notch higher this yuletide with her maiden concert dubbed ‘Iseolu…

[Vanguard] Following the successful launch of her first official album and the release of her colourful video few months ago,12-year old gospel singer, Iseoluwa is set to take her game a notch higher this yuletide with her maiden concert dubbed 'Iseoluwa Live in Concert', scheduled to hold on December 17, 2017, at the RCCG Jesus Embassy Parish, VGC, Lekki.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Fixes Date for Ruling On Former UVCCM Leader Bail

[Citizen] The Dodoma Resident Magistrate’s Court is expected on December 19, this year to rule on whether the immediate former CCM youth wing (UVCCM) national chairman, Mr Sadifa Juma Khamis, who is facing corruption charges, should be granted bail.

[Citizen] The Dodoma Resident Magistrate's Court is expected on December 19, this year to rule on whether the immediate former CCM youth wing (UVCCM) national chairman, Mr Sadifa Juma Khamis, who is facing corruption charges, should be granted bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The ‘Choice On the Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill’ and Its Moral Shortcomings

[Daily Maverick] The proposed Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill leads one to suspect that its primary aim is simply to prevent as many abortions from taking place as possible, given the current confines of the law. By TANYA DE VILLIERS-…

[Daily Maverick] The proposed Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill leads one to suspect that its primary aim is simply to prevent as many abortions from taking place as possible, given the current confines of the law. By TANYA DE VILLIERS-BOTHA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

PDP Convention – the Winners and Losers

[This Day] After every contest, winners and losers must emerge. Olawale Olaleye identifies those who won and lost at last Saturday’s National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party

[This Day] After every contest, winners and losers must emerge. Olawale Olaleye identifies those who won and lost at last Saturday's National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mind the (Food) Gap

[Daily Maverick] By the middle of this century, the world’s farmers will have another 2.4-billion mouths to feed, half of which will be in Africa. But if we only focus on producing more calories of food per hectare, and throttling back population growt…

[Daily Maverick] By the middle of this century, the world's farmers will have another 2.4-billion mouths to feed, half of which will be in Africa. But if we only focus on producing more calories of food per hectare, and throttling back population growth in order to fill the gap, we won't address the more complex reasons why our modern food system leaves us hungry, heavy, and sick, argues science writer LEONIE JOUBERT.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. Ambassador Explains Why Nigeria Not Part of G-20

[This Day] Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, on Monday said abysmal economic performance and over-reliance on petrodollars formed the core reasons Nigeria had not been invited to join G-20, an international forum of the wor…

[This Day] Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, on Monday said abysmal economic performance and over-reliance on petrodollars formed the core reasons Nigeria had not been invited to join G-20, an international forum of the world's largest advanced and emerging economies.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Role of Youths in Nation-Building

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has already started taking baby steps towards socio-economic transformation, with President Emmerson Mnangagwa charming everyone with simple, but effective measures to change things in his first few days in office.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has already started taking baby steps towards socio-economic transformation, with President Emmerson Mnangagwa charming everyone with simple, but effective measures to change things in his first few days in office.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe