What Should Be Prioritised in the Health Sector in 2017?

[New Times] 2016 has seen enormous developments in the health sector. Various initiatives and campaigns have been held in the fight against numerous infectious and non-communicable diseases in the country. However, much remains to be done in order for …

[New Times] 2016 has seen enormous developments in the health sector. Various initiatives and campaigns have been held in the fight against numerous infectious and non-communicable diseases in the country. However, much remains to be done in order for Rwanda to have healthier citizens. Healthy Times' Donah Mbabazi spoke to various stakeholders in the health sector on what they think should be the areas of concern for 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

New Year’s Day in Kigali – How I Saw It

[New Times] Giporoso is where the countdown to 2017 started for me. Giporoso is that bustling mid-urban stretch on the outskirts of Remera as one heads to the Kigali International Airport in Kanombe.

[New Times] Giporoso is where the countdown to 2017 started for me. Giporoso is that bustling mid-urban stretch on the outskirts of Remera as one heads to the Kigali International Airport in Kanombe.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

League Will Proceed Without Pepiniere FC – Ferwafa

[New Times] FERWAFA president Vincent de Gaulle Nzamwita has said that the national football league will proceed without Pepiniere FC which claims it has allegedly ‘pulled out.’

[New Times] FERWAFA president Vincent de Gaulle Nzamwita has said that the national football league will proceed without Pepiniere FC which claims it has allegedly 'pulled out.'

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rwanda Focus Proprietor Arrested Over Counterfeit, Tax Evasion Charges

[New Times] The proprietor of local English newspaper, Rwanda Focus Limited, Shyaka Kanuma, has been arrested in connection with evading taxes and a procurement-related offence through which he allegedly fraudulently won a tender in Rwanda Demobilisati…

[New Times] The proprietor of local English newspaper, Rwanda Focus Limited, Shyaka Kanuma, has been arrested in connection with evading taxes and a procurement-related offence through which he allegedly fraudulently won a tender in Rwanda Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (RDRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

How Media and Human Rights Groups Stole Gambia Election

[New Times] President Yahya Jammeh, in his New Year’s message to the Gambian people, persisted in his rejection of last month’s election outcome, which he says was tampered with.

[New Times] President Yahya Jammeh, in his New Year's message to the Gambian people, persisted in his rejection of last month's election outcome, which he says was tampered with.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Rwandan Peacekeepers in Central African Republic Engage Locals in Umuganda

[New Times] Rwandan Police peacekeepers serving under the United Nation Multi-Dimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in CAR (MINUSCA), over the weekend, conducted Umuganda, a home-grown monthly communal work, through which they cleared shrubs in …

[New Times] Rwandan Police peacekeepers serving under the United Nation Multi-Dimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in CAR (MINUSCA), over the weekend, conducted Umuganda, a home-grown monthly communal work, through which they cleared shrubs in the 3rd and 5th districts in the capital Bangui.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Diarrhoea – Why Children Are the Most Vulnerable

[New Times] Diarrhoea is characterised by passage of loose or watery stool or a more frequent need to have a bowel movement than is normal for the individual. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines diarrhoea as the passage of three or more loose o…

[New Times] Diarrhoea is characterised by passage of loose or watery stool or a more frequent need to have a bowel movement than is normal for the individual. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines diarrhoea as the passage of three or more loose or watery stool per day. Globally, there are nearly 1.7 billion cases of diarrhoea every year.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The Pillars of Made-in-Rwanda

[New Times] Sometime back when I was in The Netherlands, I once searched high and low to get an English newspaper and asked some Dutch people why it’s difficult to chance upon one. I never got anywhere.

[New Times] Sometime back when I was in The Netherlands, I once searched high and low to get an English newspaper and asked some Dutch people why it's difficult to chance upon one. I never got anywhere.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

How Has EAC Positioned Itself for 2017 and Beyond?

[New Times] It recently emerged that, in February, a sub-committee of ministers responsible for East African Community affairs agreed on a confederation model instead of a political federation as the last stage of EAC integration.

[New Times] It recently emerged that, in February, a sub-committee of ministers responsible for East African Community affairs agreed on a confederation model instead of a political federation as the last stage of EAC integration.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda