Govt Begins Work On 2018 Budget

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has commenced the process towards the 2018 budget, with the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, continuing his consultations on the draft 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, with …

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has commenced the process towards the 2018 budget, with the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, continuing his consultations on the draft 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, with the leadership and heads of relevant committees of the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

RRF Welcomes New World Rugby Rules

[New Times] Rwandan Rugby Federation (RRF) has welcomed the world rugby body’s announcement of additional new rules for both Northern and Southern hemispheres.

[New Times] Rwandan Rugby Federation (RRF) has welcomed the world rugby body's announcement of additional new rules for both Northern and Southern hemispheres.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Seeks to Revive Zupco, Appoints Board

[The Herald] Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday appointed an eight-member Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) board tasked with reviving the parastatal and introducing a mass bus transit syst…

[The Herald] Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday appointed an eight-member Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) board tasked with reviving the parastatal and introducing a mass bus transit system in urban areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Somali Officials Visit Rwanda on Anti-Corruption Campaign

[New Times] Officials from the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Puntland State of Somalia, yesterday, said they are “considering Rwanda as a model country in fighting corruption” and intend to emulate the country’s strategies, particularly those implemented b…

[New Times] Officials from the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Puntland State of Somalia, yesterday, said they are "considering Rwanda as a model country in fighting corruption" and intend to emulate the country's strategies, particularly those implemented by Rwanda National Police (RNP).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Traffic Department Set for Reforms to Curb Graft, Kenyatta Says

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government will reform the traffic police department to curb corruption as a move to lower transport costs, President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government will reform the traffic police department to curb corruption as a move to lower transport costs, President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

State Mental Health Patients Are Being Held in Prisons

[GroundUp] Over 90 people with mental illness are being held in various prisons in the Eastern Cape instead of being looked after in hospitals. They are state patients – people declared unfit to stand trial or found not criminally responsible because o…

[GroundUp] Over 90 people with mental illness are being held in various prisons in the Eastern Cape instead of being looked after in hospitals. They are state patients - people declared unfit to stand trial or found not criminally responsible because of their illness or "mental defect" (the state's term). This is despite them being ordered by the courts to be placed in mental health facilities.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa