Parliament Agrees to Penal Code Amendment

[New Times] Parliament yesterday approved the basis of a government bill that seeks to amend the Penal Code, paving way for the examination of the draft legislation by the House and its eventual enactment into law.

[New Times] Parliament yesterday approved the basis of a government bill that seeks to amend the Penal Code, paving way for the examination of the draft legislation by the House and its eventual enactment into law.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Tigo Launches Uniform Call Rate

[New Times] Tigo Rwanda customers will now be able to call across local mobile networks at same rate as those making on-net calls, the firm said yesterday while launching “Imirongo yose” promotion. This launch is part of “Tigo yangye” campaign that aim…

[New Times] Tigo Rwanda customers will now be able to call across local mobile networks at same rate as those making on-net calls, the firm said yesterday while launching "Imirongo yose" promotion. This launch is part of "Tigo yangye" campaign that aims to celebrate the individuality of each Tigo Rwanda customers, Philip Amoateng, the Tigo chief executive officer, said while launching the new pack.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

One Person Feared Dead As Police Block Opposition Rally

[Monitor] Rukungiri -Unconfirmed reports indicate that one person has been shot dead while scores of people have been injured at Rukungiri Stadium in Rukungiri. During the standoff, some opposition supporters pelted police with stones. Police responded…

[Monitor] Rukungiri -Unconfirmed reports indicate that one person has been shot dead while scores of people have been injured at Rukungiri Stadium in Rukungiri. During the standoff, some opposition supporters pelted police with stones. Police responded by firing bullets and tear gas. The supporters dispersed in disarray but later regrouped and more confrontation ensued.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Zuma to Unveil Life-Size Statue of OR Tambo

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma is expected to unveil a life-size statue of Oliver Reginald Tambo at the OR Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, on Thursday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma is expected to unveil a life-size statue of Oliver Reginald Tambo at the OR Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

I Owe No Apology for Inviting Zuma, Erecting His Statue – Governor

[Premium Times] Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of not building the image of the state, as well as looting public treasury.

[Premium Times] Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of not building the image of the state, as well as looting public treasury.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Beware of Organ Harvesters, Minister Warns Nigerians

[Premium Times] The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has urged Nigerians going on medical tourism to be careful and patronise only accredited institutions so as not to fall victims of organ harvesters.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has urged Nigerians going on medical tourism to be careful and patronise only accredited institutions so as not to fall victims of organ harvesters.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria