Govt to Attract More Private Investments for Big Projects

[New Times] Rwanda Development Board (RDB) inaugurated an investors’ forum last week aimed at attracting more private investments to operationalise some of the mega projects and tap into other areas of interest.

[New Times] Rwanda Development Board (RDB) inaugurated an investors' forum last week aimed at attracting more private investments to operationalise some of the mega projects and tap into other areas of interest.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Uganda Receives 5 Helicopters to Fight Al-Shabaab

[Monitor] Uganda and Kenya will in the coming months receive advanced military helicopters in an aircraft modernisation scheme to strengthen Amisom’s onslaught against Al-Shabaab in Somalia.

[Monitor] Uganda and Kenya will in the coming months receive advanced military helicopters in an aircraft modernisation scheme to strengthen Amisom's onslaught against Al-Shabaab in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why I Titled My Song Fela Kuti – Wyclef Jean

[Leadership] Lagos -Haitian rapper, Wyclef Jean, formerly of the Fugees has never hidden his love and respect for the afrobeat Legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. He released a single titled Fela Kuti.

[Leadership] Lagos -Haitian rapper, Wyclef Jean, formerly of the Fugees has never hidden his love and respect for the afrobeat Legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. He released a single titled Fela Kuti.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shot Putter Akoth Dreams Big in Championship

[Nation] Young shot putter Peninah Akoth’s dream is to follow in the footsteps of national shot-put record holder, the legendary Elizabeth Olaba, and perhaps even do better.

[Nation] Young shot putter Peninah Akoth's dream is to follow in the footsteps of national shot-put record holder, the legendary Elizabeth Olaba, and perhaps even do better.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Chaos As Mourners Attack MPs Over Burial Funds

[Monitor] Chaos has erupted at the function convened to appreciate the works of the fallen Iganga District MP Hailat Kaudha Grace when a group of youth supporters of the deceased attacked Busoga Members of parliament over burial fees.

[Monitor] Chaos has erupted at the function convened to appreciate the works of the fallen Iganga District MP Hailat Kaudha Grace when a group of youth supporters of the deceased attacked Busoga Members of parliament over burial fees.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fears of Rigging Ahead of Election

[Deutsche Welle] Barely a month before Kenyans vote in a hotly contested election, the opposition has alleged that there are irregularities in the electoral system. Observers are concerned about possible unrest after the polls.

[Deutsche Welle] Barely a month before Kenyans vote in a hotly contested election, the opposition has alleged that there are irregularities in the electoral system. Observers are concerned about possible unrest after the polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Besigye Refusal to Recognise Government Not Helpful – EU Envoy

[Monitor] Kampala -The outgoing head of the European Union (EU) Delegation in Uganda has said continued claims by former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential flag bearer Kizza Besigye, that the ruling party is in government “illegally” even a…

[Monitor] Kampala -The outgoing head of the European Union (EU) Delegation in Uganda has said continued claims by former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential flag bearer Kizza Besigye, that the ruling party is in government "illegally" even after the Supreme Court upheld President Museveni's victory, is not adding anything positive to nation building.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda