Senate Passes U.S.$41 Million Dangote Cement Investment

[Observer] The Senate yesterday unanimously passed the Investment Incentive Agreement between Liberia and Dangote Cement Liberia Limited in the tune of US$41 million for the production of cement in the country.

[Observer] The Senate yesterday unanimously passed the Investment Incentive Agreement between Liberia and Dangote Cement Liberia Limited in the tune of US$41 million for the production of cement in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

French Judges Close Habyarimana Probe

[New Times] French investigating judges have closed a long-running inquiry into the shooting down of former Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana’s plane near Kigali International Airport on April 6, 1994.

[New Times] French investigating judges have closed a long-running inquiry into the shooting down of former Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana's plane near Kigali International Airport on April 6, 1994.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

New Study Shows Rise in Land Disputes, Efficiency of Abunzi

[New Times] The number of land-related conflicts in the communities across the country is increasing, according to a study conducted by Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD).

[New Times] The number of land-related conflicts in the communities across the country is increasing, according to a study conducted by Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Court Reduces Sentences for Riviera Students Convicted of Arson

[New Times] The High Court in Kigali yesterday slashed sentences earlier handed to three students of Riviera High School who were convicted of arson by Gasabo Intermediate Court.

[New Times] The High Court in Kigali yesterday slashed sentences earlier handed to three students of Riviera High School who were convicted of arson by Gasabo Intermediate Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Farmers in Dilemma As Potato Prices Drop

[New Times] A bumper harvest of Irish potatoes has pushed the prices of potatoes low, with dealers scrambling to come up with mechanisms to stabilise the prices and avoid losses to farmers.

[New Times] A bumper harvest of Irish potatoes has pushed the prices of potatoes low, with dealers scrambling to come up with mechanisms to stabilise the prices and avoid losses to farmers.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rwanda Leads the Way On Tree Planting and Environment

[New Times] Did you know that Rwanda is one of the only countries in the world that has a positive rate of forestation? Every year more trees are planted and protected in Rwanda than cut down. This is no easy feat considering Rwanda’s population densit…

[New Times] Did you know that Rwanda is one of the only countries in the world that has a positive rate of forestation? Every year more trees are planted and protected in Rwanda than cut down. This is no easy feat considering Rwanda's population density and the economic pressure on the small land size. In fact, Rwanda is much more difficult to reforest than countries like the United States, Brazil, and Russia which have large tracts of unused land but still have negative rates of forestation.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Heavy Storms Damage 34 Mass Houses

[New Era] Rundu -The Ministry of Urban and Rural Development has confirmed that up to 34 mass houses at Rundu were damaged by a heavy storm on Monday leaving some residents homeless.

[New Era] Rundu -The Ministry of Urban and Rural Development has confirmed that up to 34 mass houses at Rundu were damaged by a heavy storm on Monday leaving some residents homeless.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia