Curtains Fall On Ubumuntu Arts Festival

[New Times] Day two saw performances from Rwanda, Lebanon, Belgium, Uganda and Kenya, among others. The third edition of the Ubumuntu Arts Festival was marked under the theme; ‘Art meets technology: bringing stories of home to life’.

[New Times] Day two saw performances from Rwanda, Lebanon, Belgium, Uganda and Kenya, among others. The third edition of the Ubumuntu Arts Festival was marked under the theme; 'Art meets technology: bringing stories of home to life'.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

We Did Our Best to Make Elections Cost Effective, Says NEC Chief

[New Times] There are less than 20 days to go to the much awaited August 4 presidential election. As candidates traverse the nation in search of votes, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) is making final preparations for the August 3 & 4 presidential poll.

[New Times] There are less than 20 days to go to the much awaited August 4 presidential election. As candidates traverse the nation in search of votes, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) is making final preparations for the August 3 & 4 presidential poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

AfDB, Islamic Bank Sign Agreement to Fund Energy, SMEs

[New Times] The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank have signed a landmark financial agreement to support projects in energy, agriculture and SME sectors on the continent.

[New Times] The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank have signed a landmark financial agreement to support projects in energy, agriculture and SME sectors on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

RPF Candidate Pledges to Foster Inclusive Growth

[New Times] RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate, incumbent Paul Kagame, has said that once he’s re-elected into office on August 4, he would work hard over the next seven years to ensure that no Rwandan is left behind in the country’s transformation j…

[New Times] RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate, incumbent Paul Kagame, has said that once he's re-elected into office on August 4, he would work hard over the next seven years to ensure that no Rwandan is left behind in the country's transformation journey.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize Response to Mambaonline.com Article On Solemnising of Civil Union Between Persons of the Same Sex By Marriage Officers

[Govt of SA] Response by the Minister of Home Affairs, Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize, to an article published by mambaonline.com on the Civil Union Act and the solemnising of civil union between persons of the same sex by marriage officers

[Govt of SA] Response by the Minister of Home Affairs, Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize, to an article published by mambaonline.com on the Civil Union Act and the solemnising of civil union between persons of the same sex by marriage officers

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Dangers Children Could Face This Coming Election

[Observer] Conflicts are not always violent or on indifference. The greed of wanting more, even if it means sacrificing a living being, like a child, is one of the most deadly ‘silent’ conflicts Liberia has faced for ages. Liberians have heard stories …

[Observer] Conflicts are not always violent or on indifference. The greed of wanting more, even if it means sacrificing a living being, like a child, is one of the most deadly 'silent' conflicts Liberia has faced for ages. Liberians have heard stories of children being kidnapped, parts extracted from their tiny bodies by human organ traffickers or alleged political leaders looking for more power. This conflict is poverty, supremacy, bad governance and corruption and because of this dilemma, every election period, chi

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Code of Conduct – It Is Not Too Late to Change Course

[Observer] The Code of Conduct debacle which has threatened to split the electoral process at the seams is not an issue that is impossible to fix. Political will is required, but not impossible.

[Observer] The Code of Conduct debacle which has threatened to split the electoral process at the seams is not an issue that is impossible to fix. Political will is required, but not impossible.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

FDA, Partners Call for Sustainable Forest Management

[Observer] Authorities of the Forestry Development Authority (FDA), European Union (EU) and the Government of the United Kingdom (UK) have called on Liberians to consider the sustainable management of the Liberian forest to fight climate change and mak…

[Observer] Authorities of the Forestry Development Authority (FDA), European Union (EU) and the Government of the United Kingdom (UK) have called on Liberians to consider the sustainable management of the Liberian forest to fight climate change and make economic progress.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sports – Chan 2018 Qualifiers: Mauritania Defeat Liberia 2-0

[Observer] Things continue to get worse for the Lone Star in continental competitions after they were defeated 2-0 by Mauritania in the first leg of the African Nations Championship qualifiers at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Liberia.

[Observer] Things continue to get worse for the Lone Star in continental competitions after they were defeated 2-0 by Mauritania in the first leg of the African Nations Championship qualifiers at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania