Govt Lays Firm Foundation to Meet Power Generation Targets

[New Times] Rwanda targets to extend power to at least 70 per cent of the households in the country by 2018. To achieve this ambitious goal, government projects to boost electricity generation to 563MW within the next two years.

[New Times] Rwanda targets to extend power to at least 70 per cent of the households in the country by 2018. To achieve this ambitious goal, government projects to boost electricity generation to 563MW within the next two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Uganda, Egypt Strike Deal On River Nile

[Monitor] Entebbe -President Museveni and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi yesterday agreed on the plan to make River Nile a transportation highway to the Mediterranean Sea to reduce import-export costs.

[Monitor] Entebbe -President Museveni and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi yesterday agreed on the plan to make River Nile a transportation highway to the Mediterranean Sea to reduce import-export costs.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

UN’s Early Release of Genocide Convicts Condemned

[New Times] The umbrella body for Genocide survivors’ associations, IBUKA, has condemned the recent decision to grant an early release of two convicted masterminds of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

[New Times] The umbrella body for Genocide survivors' associations, IBUKA, has condemned the recent decision to grant an early release of two convicted masterminds of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt, Businesses Discuss Ways to Boost Manufacturing, Exports

[New Times] Manufacturers and business experts have called on the government and the private sector to do more to boost Small and Medium Enterprises to significantly bridge the country’s trade deficit.

[New Times] Manufacturers and business experts have called on the government and the private sector to do more to boost Small and Medium Enterprises to significantly bridge the country's trade deficit.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Genocide Suspect Ntaganzwa’s Trial Pushed to 2017

[New Times] The Specialised Chamber for International Crimes at the High Court yesterday postponed the hearing of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa to March, after the accused prayed for more time to prepare his defence.

[New Times] The Specialised Chamber for International Crimes at the High Court yesterday postponed the hearing of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa to March, after the accused prayed for more time to prepare his defence.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Two Main Coalitions Set to Debate Election Laws

[Nation] The stage has been set for a clash between Jubilee and Cord MPs in Parliament on Tuesday when they are expected to hold a special sitting to debate the laws and regulations that will guide the 2017 General Election.

[Nation] The stage has been set for a clash between Jubilee and Cord MPs in Parliament on Tuesday when they are expected to hold a special sitting to debate the laws and regulations that will guide the 2017 General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MP Mpuuga Is a Mad Man, Says Museveni

[Monitor] Masaka -President Museveni has shot back at Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga, who recently criticised the government Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) programme, describing the outspoken MP as ” a mad man” who cannot appreciate government’…

[Monitor] Masaka -President Museveni has shot back at Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga, who recently criticised the government Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) programme, describing the outspoken MP as " a mad man" who cannot appreciate government's efforts to get Ugandans out of poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Miss Kenya Named Among Top Five in World

[Nation] Miss Kenya Evelyne Njambi has made history by becoming the first Kenyan to be named among the top five in the world’s most glamorous and prestigious beauty pageant.

[Nation] Miss Kenya Evelyne Njambi has made history by becoming the first Kenyan to be named among the top five in the world's most glamorous and prestigious beauty pageant.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Six Banks Bid to Buy Crane Bank

[Monitor] Kampala -At least six financial institutions, among them two Ugandan entities, are clamouring to buy Crane Bank whose management the Bank of Uganda took over in October, this year, over under-capitalisation.

[Monitor] Kampala -At least six financial institutions, among them two Ugandan entities, are clamouring to buy Crane Bank whose management the Bank of Uganda took over in October, this year, over under-capitalisation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda