RwandAir Nominated for Regional Tourism Excellence Awards

[New Times] RwandAir has been nominated for the Uganda Tourism Excellence Awards 2017 in the Best Airline category. The national career is competing for the accolade with Ethiopian Airlines. This annual event is designed to promote and reward excellenc…

[New Times] RwandAir has been nominated for the Uganda Tourism Excellence Awards 2017 in the Best Airline category. The national career is competing for the accolade with Ethiopian Airlines. This annual event is designed to promote and reward excellence in the tourism industry to help preserve standards in the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Detained Chief Whip for the Opposition Granted Bail

[Daily News] The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday granted bail to Singida East MP Tundu Lissu (Chadema), who is also official Chief Whip for the Opposition, along with Former Miss Tanzania Wema Sepetu, albeit each facing se…

[Daily News] The Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday granted bail to Singida East MP Tundu Lissu (Chadema), who is also official Chief Whip for the Opposition, along with Former Miss Tanzania Wema Sepetu, albeit each facing separate charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

House Team Calls for Doubling of Fuel Levy

[Daily News] Dodoma -Agriculture, Livestock and Water Parliamentary Committee has recommended an increase of water levy to 100/- per litre of fuel that enters the country from the current 50/-.

[Daily News] Dodoma -Agriculture, Livestock and Water Parliamentary Committee has recommended an increase of water levy to 100/- per litre of fuel that enters the country from the current 50/-.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

All Set for ‘I Am Kigali Reloaded’ Festival

[New Times] On February13, Impact Hub Kigali will host the ‘I am Kigali Reloaded’ festival. The festival will feature several local musicians and poets including Moutcho Band, Deo Munyakazi, Eric One Key, Sam Kwizera, Moyize, Transpoesis, among others.

[New Times] On February13, Impact Hub Kigali will host the 'I am Kigali Reloaded' festival. The festival will feature several local musicians and poets including Moutcho Band, Deo Munyakazi, Eric One Key, Sam Kwizera, Moyize, Transpoesis, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Elderly Inmates No Longer Productive, Says Minister

[New Times] Despite making Rfw1.6 billion from the 14 prisons across the country, Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS) required a cash bailout of Rwf4.9 billion to meet spending shortfall in prisoners’ feeding, the parliamentary Standing Committee on Bud…

[New Times] Despite making Rfw1.6 billion from the 14 prisons across the country, Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS) required a cash bailout of Rwf4.9 billion to meet spending shortfall in prisoners' feeding, the parliamentary Standing Committee on Budget heard yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Drug Trafficking, Abuse Crackdown Hailed

[Daily News] The council of religious leaders yesterday threw their lot behind the fight against narcotics, calling on the head of state – in his capacity as Commander in Chief of Armed Forces – to beef up security detail for Dar es Salaam Regional Com…

[Daily News] The council of religious leaders yesterday threw their lot behind the fight against narcotics, calling on the head of state - in his capacity as Commander in Chief of Armed Forces - to beef up security detail for Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

New RDB Boss to Prioritise Services, Exports Promotion

[New Times] The new chief executive of Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Clare Akamanzi, took office Thursday, promising to prioritise the services sector and increasing the volume of the country’s exports.

[New Times] The new chief executive of Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Clare Akamanzi, took office Thursday, promising to prioritise the services sector and increasing the volume of the country's exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

It’s Back to the Trenches At Julius Nyerere International Airport

[Daily News] Following President John Magufuli’s directive, the Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Professor Makame Mbarawa, yesterday formed a new supervision team of local engineers to oversee the construction of Julius Nyerere Internat…

[Daily News] Following President John Magufuli's directive, the Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Professor Makame Mbarawa, yesterday formed a new supervision team of local engineers to oversee the construction of Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) Terminal III.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania