Startimes Targets 400,000 Rural Households

[New Times] Beijing -About 400,000 households could soon acquire digital TV sets in a $92 million project by Chinese global pay television network, StarTimes, according to Rwanda’s ambassador to China, Lt. Gen. Charles Kayonga. Amb Kayonga said the pro…

[New Times] Beijing -About 400,000 households could soon acquire digital TV sets in a $92 million project by Chinese global pay television network, StarTimes, according to Rwanda's ambassador to China, Lt. Gen. Charles Kayonga. Amb Kayonga said the project is a partnership between the broadcaster and government and aims at increasing penetration levels and access to information, especially among rural communities in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

SMEs Tipped On How to Survive

[New Times] Small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) should be given more support if they are to play a big role in efforts geared at finding solutions for community problems. Jonathan Shibley, the president of Global Advance, a US firm, said SMEs need to b…

[New Times] Small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) should be given more support if they are to play a big role in efforts geared at finding solutions for community problems. Jonathan Shibley, the president of Global Advance, a US firm, said SMEs need to be supported to build their capacity and skills to contribute to community wellbeing and hence boost their chances to grow. Shibley was speaking at the just-ended Rwanda Investment Conference in Kigali last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police to Provide Solar Energy to 3,000 Households

[New Times] Rwanda National Police is set to provide solar home systems to 3000 households in remote areas and 30 health centres in every district of the country in the coming month.

[New Times] Rwanda National Police is set to provide solar home systems to 3000 households in remote areas and 30 health centres in every district of the country in the coming month.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

AMAA Gala Holds in Rwanda

[Premium Times] Nigerian singer KCee, “Limpopo’ crooner, will headline the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) gala scheduled to hold on May 14, in Kigali, Rwanda.

[Premium Times] Nigerian singer KCee, "Limpopo' crooner, will headline the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) gala scheduled to hold on May 14, in Kigali, Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Experts Urge African Nations to Increase Science Funding

[New Times] African countries should allocate more funds to agricultural science, research and technology for the continent to bridge crop production gap and ensure food security, agriculture experts have said.

[New Times] African countries should allocate more funds to agricultural science, research and technology for the continent to bridge crop production gap and ensure food security, agriculture experts have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt to Procure 20 Aircraft for Aviation College

[Guardian] The Federal Government is to procure 20 aircraft to make Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria a centre of excellence, Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, has said.

[Guardian] The Federal Government is to procure 20 aircraft to make Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria a centre of excellence, Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Need to Keep Quality Even As Universities Expand

[New Times] The last twenty years or so have seen a huge expansion in higher education across Africa. More universities, both public and private, and offering more courses, have been established. Student enrolment is at an all time high. This is certai…

[New Times] The last twenty years or so have seen a huge expansion in higher education across Africa. More universities, both public and private, and offering more courses, have been established. Student enrolment is at an all time high. This is certainly true in Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Autopsy Suggests Senator Adeleke Had ‘Drug Overdose’

[Premium Times] The autopsy done on the remains of Isiaka Adeleke, the Osun West Senator who died on Sunday in Osogbo is suggesting that the late lawmaker had an overdose of painkillers in his system, family and medical sources have told PREMIUM TIMES.

[Premium Times] The autopsy done on the remains of Isiaka Adeleke, the Osun West Senator who died on Sunday in Osogbo is suggesting that the late lawmaker had an overdose of painkillers in his system, family and medical sources have told PREMIUM TIMES.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Hold National Conference in June to End Farmers-Herdsmen Clashes

[Vanguard] The Federal Government says it will hold a national conference to discuss and proffer solutions to farmers/herdsmen clashes currently ravaging the country.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government says it will hold a national conference to discuss and proffer solutions to farmers/herdsmen clashes currently ravaging the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We’re Still Far From ‘Malaria-Free Nigeria’, Minister Says

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Health Prof Isaac Adewole has said that the indices available have shown that the country was still far from realising its “malaria-free Nigeria” dream.

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Health Prof Isaac Adewole has said that the indices available have shown that the country was still far from realising its "malaria-free Nigeria" dream.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria