Speed Governors Have Reduced Traffic Accidents, Says Police

[New Times] Rwanda National Police (RNP) says speed governors that were introduced in public transport vehicles early this year have seen the number of road accidents decrease by 21%.

[New Times] Rwanda National Police (RNP) says speed governors that were introduced in public transport vehicles early this year have seen the number of road accidents decrease by 21%.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kalangala Struggling to Contain Waterborne Pollution in Communities

[Monitor] Kalangala -Communities living in Kalangala District stand a greater risk of contracting waterborne diseases arising from the increasing consumption of unsafe water and poor sanitation.

[Monitor] Kalangala -Communities living in Kalangala District stand a greater risk of contracting waterborne diseases arising from the increasing consumption of unsafe water and poor sanitation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FIFA Directs Ferwafa to Postpone Elections

[New Times] World football governing body, Fifa, has asked Rwandan Football Association (Ferwafa) to postpone the forthcoming presidential elections following concerns raised by 14 Ferwafa General Assembly members.

[New Times] World football governing body, Fifa, has asked Rwandan Football Association (Ferwafa) to postpone the forthcoming presidential elections following concerns raised by 14 Ferwafa General Assembly members.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Wooden Bike Enters Rwandan Market

[New Times] A locally manufactured wooden bicycle is the latest product by the innovative Sina Gerard’s Entreprise Urwibutso which is being showcased at the 20th Kigali International Expo at Gikondo grounds.

[New Times] A locally manufactured wooden bicycle is the latest product by the innovative Sina Gerard's Entreprise Urwibutso which is being showcased at the 20th Kigali International Expo at Gikondo grounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Libya Must End Arbitrary Detention of Refugees, Asylum-Seekers, and Migrants

[MSF] New York/Tripoli -Libyan authorities must immediately end the arbitrary detention of refugees, asylum-seekers, and migrants, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, decrying the dire, unhealthy, and abusive conditions in detention centers.

[MSF] New York/Tripoli -Libyan authorities must immediately end the arbitrary detention of refugees, asylum-seekers, and migrants, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, decrying the dire, unhealthy, and abusive conditions in detention centers.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

MSF Scales Up Efforts to Contain Cholera Outbreak in Maiduguri

[MSF] The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is scaling up treatment and prevention to curb the spread of cholera in Maiduguri in Borno State, Nigeria.

[MSF] The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is scaling up treatment and prevention to curb the spread of cholera in Maiduguri in Borno State, Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I’m Not Trying to Overthrow King – Mother

[Monitor] On November 26 and 27, 2016, government forces raided the Rwenzururu Kingdom administrative offices and King Charles Wesley Mumbere’s Buhikira palace respectively. More than 100 people lost their lives in the process. Mumbere, his then acting…

[Monitor] On November 26 and 27, 2016, government forces raided the Rwenzururu Kingdom administrative offices and King Charles Wesley Mumbere's Buhikira palace respectively. More than 100 people lost their lives in the process. Mumbere, his then acting prime minister and more than 150 suspected royal guards were arrested and now face various charges in court, including treason and terrorism. Mumbere's mother Christine Biira Mukirania now leads efforts to rebuild the kingdom. Sunday Monitor's Thembo

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Appointments in NNPC – Ohanaeze, Afenifere, PANDEF, Senators, Others Kick

[Vanguard] Allegations of ethnic and religious bias in appointments into top management positions in the nation’s cash cow, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, drew the ire of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Yoruba socio-political group, Afenife…

[Vanguard] Allegations of ethnic and religious bias in appointments into top management positions in the nation's cash cow, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, drew the ire of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, and other opinion moulders in the South, who described it as a threat to national unity.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria