Ministry Gives Varsities’ Councils 100 Days to Restore Standards

[Nation] Newly appointed university councils have the next 100 days to interrogate audit reports on their institutions and immediately start working on corrective measures in line with existing road maps.

[Nation] Newly appointed university councils have the next 100 days to interrogate audit reports on their institutions and immediately start working on corrective measures in line with existing road maps.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Security Undermined in Some Areas of Burundi At Weekend

[Iwacu] On 9 April at 20: 30 in the evening, an armed group ambushed a transportation vehicle going from Bujumbura city council to Gatumba zone of Bujumbura Province. Residents of the locality say they heard shootings but they did not know what was hap…

[Iwacu] On 9 April at 20: 30 in the evening, an armed group ambushed a transportation vehicle going from Bujumbura city council to Gatumba zone of Bujumbura Province. Residents of the locality say they heard shootings but they did not know what was happening. "The troublemakers wanted to steal the passengers' goods", says a resident of the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Former President’s Widow Asks for Recognition and Justice for Her Husband

[Iwacu] The widow of former Burundi President Cyprien Ntaryamira, who was tragically killed alongside his Rwandan counterpart in 1994, asks for an international investigation into the death of her husband and wants him to be recognized as a National He…

[Iwacu] The widow of former Burundi President Cyprien Ntaryamira, who was tragically killed alongside his Rwandan counterpart in 1994, asks for an international investigation into the death of her husband and wants him to be recognized as a National Hero for Peace.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Panama Papers Wins Prestigious Pulitzer Prize

[Premium Times] The Panama Papers investigation, a series of global investigations spanning over a year by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalist, ICIJ, German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung and 100 other media organisations across the…

[Premium Times] The Panama Papers investigation, a series of global investigations spanning over a year by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalist, ICIJ, German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung and 100 other media organisations across the world, including PREMIUM TIMES has been awarded The Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Medical Students Campaign for Improved Health Care

[Nyasa Times] University of Malawi Medical Students Association (UMMSA) Saturday conducted sensitizations campaigns in Blantyre aimed at informing Malawians about improved health care.

[Nyasa Times] University of Malawi Medical Students Association (UMMSA) Saturday conducted sensitizations campaigns in Blantyre aimed at informing Malawians about improved health care.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Rid Lake of Weed Menace

[Nation] The water hyacinth is a real menace to the fishing communities in Lake Victoria, where its spread in recent years has defied efforts to contain it.

[Nation] The water hyacinth is a real menace to the fishing communities in Lake Victoria, where its spread in recent years has defied efforts to contain it.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rwanda to Upgrade to E-Passport From Next Year

[East African] Rwanda is set to revamp its passport to include additional security features and symbols promoting the country’s tourism sector as well as its culture. The move is in line with an East African Community directive for countries to upgrade…

[East African] Rwanda is set to revamp its passport to include additional security features and symbols promoting the country's tourism sector as well as its culture. The move is in line with an East African Community directive for countries to upgrade to a regional e-passport.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Will Talk, Won’t Talk – Inside the Secret Push for Dialogue Between Museveni, Besigye

[East African] The last private conversation between President Yoweri Museveni and Kizza Besigye, a telephone call in 1999, was terse and inconclusive. Besigye was awaiting his release from the Army where he was a colonel, but relations between the two…

[East African] The last private conversation between President Yoweri Museveni and Kizza Besigye, a telephone call in 1999, was terse and inconclusive. Besigye was awaiting his release from the Army where he was a colonel, but relations between the two men had already frayed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda