Govt Seeks to Raise Savings to 20%

[New Times] The government has once again reiterated its commitment to raise the savings rate from the current 10.2 per cent to 20 per cent of the Growth Domestic Product by 2020 in order to trigger investment of 30 per cent of GDP.

[New Times] The government has once again reiterated its commitment to raise the savings rate from the current 10.2 per cent to 20 per cent of the Growth Domestic Product by 2020 in order to trigger investment of 30 per cent of GDP.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Tobiko Orders Trial of Senator Outa, Ruth Odinga Over IEBC Attacks

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has directed police to prosecute former Kisumu Deputy Governor Ruth Odinga and Senator Fred Outa for attacking Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission officials.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has directed police to prosecute former Kisumu Deputy Governor Ruth Odinga and Senator Fred Outa for attacking Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Caretaker of Marburg Patient Goes Into Hiding

[Monitor] KWEEN/KAMPALA -The task force helping to fight Marburg spread in Kween District, eastern Uganda has asked police to hunt for Joseph Cherungu, an adult of Kamwam Village, who has reportedly been one of the key caretakers of the last Marburg vi…

[Monitor] KWEEN/KAMPALA -The task force helping to fight Marburg spread in Kween District, eastern Uganda has asked police to hunt for Joseph Cherungu, an adult of Kamwam Village, who has reportedly been one of the key caretakers of the last Marburg victim.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FDC Youth Storm Police Over Besigye’s Continued Detention

[Monitor] About 20 youth of the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) have stormed Nagalama Police Station in Mukono District demanding for the release of former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye.

[Monitor] About 20 youth of the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) have stormed Nagalama Police Station in Mukono District demanding for the release of former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Age Limit – FDC’s Mafabi Released From Police Custody

[Monitor] Mbale -The Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi who doubles the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) secretary general was on Sunday night released from police custody after spending two nights in cells.

[Monitor] Mbale -The Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi who doubles the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) secretary general was on Sunday night released from police custody after spending two nights in cells.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

40 Young Entrepreneurs Stand to Win Up to Rwf8.5 Million Each

[New Times] Forty young business operators have been selected to undergo an eight-month entrepreneurship training at Accelerate Academy run by These Numbers Have Faces (TNHF), an American-based start-up support organisation. The beneficiaries were sele…

[New Times] Forty young business operators have been selected to undergo an eight-month entrepreneurship training at Accelerate Academy run by These Numbers Have Faces (TNHF), an American-based start-up support organisation. The beneficiaries were selected from 150 young entrepreneurs who pitched their ideas during the recent Accelerate Summit training and competition that targeted start-ups by university students and fresh graduates.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

At Least 100 Tourists Robbed in Victoria Falls – Report

[News24Wire] A Zimbabwean lawmaker has reportedly urged government to tighten security around the southern African country’s resort towns after at least 100 tourists were allegedly robbed in the last 4 months in Victoria Falls.

[News24Wire] A Zimbabwean lawmaker has reportedly urged government to tighten security around the southern African country's resort towns after at least 100 tourists were allegedly robbed in the last 4 months in Victoria Falls.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe