6.2% Projected GDP Growth Hinged on Private Sector – World Bank

[New Times] For Rwanda to achieve the projected 6.2 per cent economic growth this year, there is need to urgently address private sector investment capacity, the World Bank has said.

[New Times] For Rwanda to achieve the projected 6.2 per cent economic growth this year, there is need to urgently address private sector investment capacity, the World Bank has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Preparation Won Us Cadets Title – Police Coach

[Monitor] Kampala -Police Boxing Club head coach Dan Kasole relished winning his first major trophy–the Elites title of National Cadets Boxing Championship at the MTN Arena-Lugogo Monday night–but quickly attributed it preparation and teamwork.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police Boxing Club head coach Dan Kasole relished winning his first major trophy--the Elites title of National Cadets Boxing Championship at the MTN Arena-Lugogo Monday night--but quickly attributed it preparation and teamwork.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

EU Sets Shs429b to Support Green Economy in Uganda

[Monitor] Kampala -To help Uganda develop enterprises that do not destroy the environment, the European Union (EU) has announced financial support of Euros 100 million (Shs429 billion) for the next three years.

[Monitor] Kampala -To help Uganda develop enterprises that do not destroy the environment, the European Union (EU) has announced financial support of Euros 100 million (Shs429 billion) for the next three years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Peacekeepers Want Use of Force to Protect Civilians

[East African] Countries contributing troops to the United Nations peacekeeping operations want the protection of civilians embedded in their mandate within a broader political strategy of UN missions, as risks to civilians in conflict-areas increase.

[East African] Countries contributing troops to the United Nations peacekeeping operations want the protection of civilians embedded in their mandate within a broader political strategy of UN missions, as risks to civilians in conflict-areas increase.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The Kimanjes – a Love Brewed By Film

[Monitor] In 2014, Ian Mark Kimanje was working on a documentary in Hollywood when he received an email from Debbie Gordon, now the retired director of the Kids’ Media Centre in Toronto, Canada, urging him to travel back to Kampala to meet up with her …

[Monitor] In 2014, Ian Mark Kimanje was working on a documentary in Hollywood when he received an email from Debbie Gordon, now the retired director of the Kids' Media Centre in Toronto, Canada, urging him to travel back to Kampala to meet up with her deputy, Emily Devries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bank Agents Boosted By Cash Transfer Programme

[East African] The Kenya government’s decision to appoint bank agents as its paypoints for cash transfer programmes for the poor, the elderly and the disabled last year increased the number of their transactions by over 1,200 per cent.

[East African] The Kenya government's decision to appoint bank agents as its paypoints for cash transfer programmes for the poor, the elderly and the disabled last year increased the number of their transactions by over 1,200 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Roads Agency Blamed for Delayed Road Repairs

[Citizen] Mbeya -Some users of the road from Mbeya-to Zambia, the DRC and South Africa have blamed the Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) for delaying the rehabilitation of a 1.5km stretch from Meta to Nzovwe.

[Citizen] Mbeya -Some users of the road from Mbeya-to Zambia, the DRC and South Africa have blamed the Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) for delaying the rehabilitation of a 1.5km stretch from Meta to Nzovwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt, U.S. Open Agoa Talks

[New Times] The Rwandan government has opened talks with the United States on the review of the American Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) in a bid to ensure that Rwanda continues to access duty free access to the market.

[New Times] The Rwandan government has opened talks with the United States on the review of the American Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) in a bid to ensure that Rwanda continues to access duty free access to the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda