8-Year-Old Boy Recognised for Repairing Leaking Water Pipe

[New Times] Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) last week recognised an 8-year-old boy for being exemplary after repairing a leaking water pipe in Kicukiro District. Yasiri Rukundo is a P2 pupil at Rugarama Primary School in Nyamirambo Sector, Nya…

[New Times] Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) last week recognised an 8-year-old boy for being exemplary after repairing a leaking water pipe in Kicukiro District. Yasiri Rukundo is a P2 pupil at Rugarama Primary School in Nyamirambo Sector, Nyarugenge District. A month ago, Rukundo was pictured by a passenger while fixing a broken pipe with a rubber cord. The picture was circulated on social media and it caught WASAC staff attention. The water utility then decided to reward the boy's action with Rwf1 million a

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Sends Medical Relief to Somalia

[New Times] On behalf of the Somali government and people of Somalia, the country’s said thanked the government of Rwanda and their people for the brotherly support.

[New Times] On behalf of the Somali government and people of Somalia, the country's said thanked the government of Rwanda and their people for the brotherly support.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Court Bid to Lift Time Limit On Sex Crimes

[GroundUp] On 14 November 2017, the Constitutional Court is hearing an application to confirm a decision from the High Court in Johannesburg which invalidated legislation that set a time limit of 20 years on the prosecution of most sexual offences. Thi…

[GroundUp] On 14 November 2017, the Constitutional Court is hearing an application to confirm a decision from the High Court in Johannesburg which invalidated legislation that set a time limit of 20 years on the prosecution of most sexual offences. This time limit applies to most crimes, with the exception of rape, robbery (with aggravating circumstances), murder, kidnapping and possession of child pornography, where no time limits are imposed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

EU Protests Bashir’s Visit to Uganda

[Monitor] Kampala -The European Union has described as “regrettable” the decision by Uganda, as signatory to the Rome Statute, to host Sudanese president Omar-al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

[Monitor] Kampala -The European Union has described as "regrettable" the decision by Uganda, as signatory to the Rome Statute, to host Sudanese president Omar-al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

EAC Reviews Common External Tariff to Ease Doing Business

[Monitor] The East African Community secretariat is revising the Common External Tariffs (CET) to ease doing business in the region’s private sector – the engine of growth and development.

[Monitor] The East African Community secretariat is revising the Common External Tariffs (CET) to ease doing business in the region's private sector - the engine of growth and development.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenyatta Knocks Nasa Out of Presidential Petition

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday succeeded in his bid to have the National Super Alliance prohibited from taking a seat at the table that is the Supreme Court’s deliberation of the validity of the October 26 presidential petition.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday succeeded in his bid to have the National Super Alliance prohibited from taking a seat at the table that is the Supreme Court's deliberation of the validity of the October 26 presidential petition.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya