Fiba World Cup Qualifiers – Rwanda Finishes Bottom After Loss to Uganda

[New Times] Rwanda lost 79-63 to Uganda on Sunday night in Bamako, Mali to finish bottom of Group B at the just concluded window one of the African qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

[New Times] Rwanda lost 79-63 to Uganda on Sunday night in Bamako, Mali to finish bottom of Group B at the just concluded window one of the African qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

East Africa Pushes Second-Hand Clothing Ban

[Deutsche Welle] Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda plan to ban all imports of second-hand clothing in order to strengthen their textile industry. But with the US threatening consequences, EAC leaders have agreed to a small compromise.

[Deutsche Welle] Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda plan to ban all imports of second-hand clothing in order to strengthen their textile industry. But with the US threatening consequences, EAC leaders have agreed to a small compromise.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Troops Rescue 1,127 Hostages From Boko Haram – Military

[Premium Times] Troops of the Nigeria military have rescued a total of 1,127 persons, including women and children being held under the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents from different parts of the Lake Chad region.

[Premium Times] Troops of the Nigeria military have rescued a total of 1,127 persons, including women and children being held under the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents from different parts of the Lake Chad region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Governance of State-Owned Enterprises – Reforming the Unreformable?

[Daily Maverick] In countries where State-owned Enterprises are not performing well, including South Africa, the problem is less to do with the fact that they are in public hands as opposed to private ownership. It is about how they are governed. If th…

[Daily Maverick] In countries where State-owned Enterprises are not performing well, including South Africa, the problem is less to do with the fact that they are in public hands as opposed to private ownership. It is about how they are governed. If the quality of ministers that appoint boards of SoEs and who perform oversight role is poor, state entities will under-perform.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Inopportune Moment for PM’s Resignation

[Addis Fortune] Nations frequently undergo a protracted crisis detrimental to their citizen’s well-being. Ethiopia is at present experiencing an intense period of crisis, which can be healed by the will of the Ethiopian people. It will also take the se…

[Addis Fortune] Nations frequently undergo a protracted crisis detrimental to their citizen's well-being. Ethiopia is at present experiencing an intense period of crisis, which can be healed by the will of the Ethiopian people. It will also take the seriousness of the regime in power to fulfil its recent promises.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Patriotic Middle Ground

[Addis Fortune] For the second time in our history, Ethiopia’s political leader has resigned through a peaceful process. Prime Minister Haile Mariam Dessalegn has left office showing an essential political virtue: patriotic restraint. What this shows i…

[Addis Fortune] For the second time in our history, Ethiopia's political leader has resigned through a peaceful process. Prime Minister Haile Mariam Dessalegn has left office showing an essential political virtue: patriotic restraint. What this shows is that our country can have normal politics, writes Abdul Mohammed, a regional political analyst.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia