New Study Shows Rise in Land Disputes, Efficiency of Abunzi

[New Times] The number of land-related conflicts in the communities across the country is increasing, according to a study conducted by Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD).

[New Times] The number of land-related conflicts in the communities across the country is increasing, according to a study conducted by Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Court Reduces Sentences for Riviera Students Convicted of Arson

[New Times] The High Court in Kigali yesterday slashed sentences earlier handed to three students of Riviera High School who were convicted of arson by Gasabo Intermediate Court.

[New Times] The High Court in Kigali yesterday slashed sentences earlier handed to three students of Riviera High School who were convicted of arson by Gasabo Intermediate Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Farmers in Dilemma As Potato Prices Drop

[New Times] A bumper harvest of Irish potatoes has pushed the prices of potatoes low, with dealers scrambling to come up with mechanisms to stabilise the prices and avoid losses to farmers.

[New Times] A bumper harvest of Irish potatoes has pushed the prices of potatoes low, with dealers scrambling to come up with mechanisms to stabilise the prices and avoid losses to farmers.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rwanda Leads the Way On Tree Planting and Environment

[New Times] Did you know that Rwanda is one of the only countries in the world that has a positive rate of forestation? Every year more trees are planted and protected in Rwanda than cut down. This is no easy feat considering Rwanda’s population densit…

[New Times] Did you know that Rwanda is one of the only countries in the world that has a positive rate of forestation? Every year more trees are planted and protected in Rwanda than cut down. This is no easy feat considering Rwanda's population density and the economic pressure on the small land size. In fact, Rwanda is much more difficult to reforest than countries like the United States, Brazil, and Russia which have large tracts of unused land but still have negative rates of forestation.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Heavy Storms Damage 34 Mass Houses

[New Era] Rundu -The Ministry of Urban and Rural Development has confirmed that up to 34 mass houses at Rundu were damaged by a heavy storm on Monday leaving some residents homeless.

[New Era] Rundu -The Ministry of Urban and Rural Development has confirmed that up to 34 mass houses at Rundu were damaged by a heavy storm on Monday leaving some residents homeless.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Anglophone Crisis – Dialogue Remains the Only Viable Solution

[ICG] A recent spike of violence in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions points to an emerging insurgency. To prevent more violence as the country enters a delicate election year, the government needs to kick start the political track to head off growing supp…

[ICG] A recent spike of violence in Cameroon's Anglophone regions points to an emerging insurgency. To prevent more violence as the country enters a delicate election year, the government needs to kick start the political track to head off growing support for the insurgents. It should, with international support, start a dialogue with peaceful Anglophone leaders to discuss the country's decentralisation and governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Daughton Suggests Mandatory HIV Testing for Learners

[New Era] Windhoek -Former American ambassador to Namibia, Thomas Daughton, says Namibia should make HIV testing on learners mandatory if efforts to get teenage boys, between 15 and 19 years old, to test on their own are not successful.

[New Era] Windhoek -Former American ambassador to Namibia, Thomas Daughton, says Namibia should make HIV testing on learners mandatory if efforts to get teenage boys, between 15 and 19 years old, to test on their own are not successful.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

EU Navfor Operation Commander Meets With Djiboutian Authorities

[EU Navfor] Major General Charlie Stickland, EU NAVFOR Operation Commander recently visited His Excellency (H.E) Adam Kulach, Head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Djibouti and H.E Mahmoud Ali Youssuf, Djiboutian Minister of Foreign Affairs and …

[EU Navfor] Major General Charlie Stickland, EU NAVFOR Operation Commander recently visited His Excellency (H.E) Adam Kulach, Head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Djibouti and H.E Mahmoud Ali Youssuf, Djiboutian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Djibouti.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti