New WTO Trade Facilitation Deal Will Spur Trade, Experts Say

[New Times] On February 22, the World Trade Organisation’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) finally came into force after being negotiated for nearly 10 years. The agreement which tasks 164 members of WTO to expedite the movement, release and clearan…

[New Times] On February 22, the World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) finally came into force after being negotiated for nearly 10 years. The agreement which tasks 164 members of WTO to expedite the movement, release and clearance of goods across borders, launches a new phase for trade facilitation reforms globally and creates a significant boost for commerce and the multilateral trading system as a whole, according experts.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Reg, Patriots to Battle for Hoops Playoffs Title

[New Times] Reigning league champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and former champions Patriots will battle for this year’s playoffs title after both sides sealed their final slots on Sunday at Amahoro indoor stadium.

[New Times] Reigning league champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and former champions Patriots will battle for this year's playoffs title after both sides sealed their final slots on Sunday at Amahoro indoor stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

UK Young Warriors Ready to Defend Title

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe United Kingdom (UK) ‘Young Warriors’ will be seeking to make history by being the first team to retain the African Nations Cup UK Under 17 youth tournament which kicked off this past weekend.

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe United Kingdom (UK) 'Young Warriors' will be seeking to make history by being the first team to retain the African Nations Cup UK Under 17 youth tournament which kicked off this past weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Athletics Federation Donates Rwf5 Million to Nyarugunga Ex-Combatants

[New Times] Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) has donated Rwf5 million to Nyarugunga estate for disabled ex-combatants. The money will be used to rehabilitate the wheelchair rugby ground at the estate.

[New Times] Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) has donated Rwf5 million to Nyarugunga estate for disabled ex-combatants. The money will be used to rehabilitate the wheelchair rugby ground at the estate.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

TPSF – Leave Investment in DITF Facilities to Private Sector

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) said investment in facilities like hotels at Mwalimu Julius Nyerere grounds commonly known as Saba Saba should be left to the private sector.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) said investment in facilities like hotels at Mwalimu Julius Nyerere grounds commonly known as Saba Saba should be left to the private sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mashaba Opens Criminal Case Against Building Contractor

[News24Wire] City of Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba on Monday announced that he had opened a criminal case against a substation contractor who was awarded contracts worth R212 million.

[News24Wire] City of Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba on Monday announced that he had opened a criminal case against a substation contractor who was awarded contracts worth R212 million.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

She Cranes, Boxing Need Special Focus

[Observer] There is something about Ugandans’ mentality towards sports that never ceases to amaze. Thursday night found me at Lugogo arena to watch the She Cranes take on Zambia in the last round-robin match of the Africa Netball championship.

[Observer] There is something about Ugandans' mentality towards sports that never ceases to amaze. Thursday night found me at Lugogo arena to watch the She Cranes take on Zambia in the last round-robin match of the Africa Netball championship.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda