Rwanda Gets Rwf136 Billion to Fight Poverty, Boost Trade

[New Times] Rwanda and the United Kingdom, through the Department for International Development (DFID), have signed a development partnership agreement worth Rwf136 billion to fast-track the country’s development initiatives and spur growth. Of this, £64 million (about Rwf69 billion) will be disbursed this fiscal year, and another £62 million (about Rwf67 billion) is targeted for next financial year.

[New Times] Rwanda and the United Kingdom, through the Department for International Development (DFID), have signed a development partnership agreement worth Rwf136 billion to fast-track the country's development initiatives and spur growth. Of this, £64 million (about Rwf69 billion) will be disbursed this fiscal year, and another £62 million (about Rwf67 billion) is targeted for next financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Two Killed in South Kordofan Dispute Over Gold Extraction Plant

[Radio Dabanga] Abu Jubeiha -Two people were killed and seven others were wounded in a clash between residents of Merifein village, south of Abu Jubeiha in eastern South Kordofan, on Saturday.

[Radio Dabanga] Abu Jubeiha -Two people were killed and seven others were wounded in a clash between residents of Merifein village, south of Abu Jubeiha in eastern South Kordofan, on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Women Protest Water Outages in Port Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -On Sunday, dozens of women from El Mirghaniya and El Matar districts in the Red Sea capital of Port Sudan took to the streets in protest against repeated and long cuts in the water provision.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -On Sunday, dozens of women from El Mirghaniya and El Matar districts in the Red Sea capital of Port Sudan took to the streets in protest against repeated and long cuts in the water provision.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Traffic Accidents in Sudan Leave 11 Dead

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher / Kassala -On Saturday, six people died and 10 others were injured in two separate traffic accidents in North Darfur. In Kassala in eastern Sudan, five people were killed and nine others injured in a car crash.

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher / Kassala -On Saturday, six people died and 10 others were injured in two separate traffic accidents in North Darfur. In Kassala in eastern Sudan, five people were killed and nine others injured in a car crash.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Firm Clinches M445m Water Project Deal

[Lesotho Times] A LOCAL company, LYMA Consulting Engineers has made history after being part of a consortium that was awarded a lucrative M445 million contract for the design and construction supervision of the Polihali Dam.

[Lesotho Times] A LOCAL company, LYMA Consulting Engineers has made history after being part of a consortium that was awarded a lucrative M445 million contract for the design and construction supervision of the Polihali Dam.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

HLIS Enroling More Women

[Ethiopian Herald] An African proverb goes: “If you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family”. Contrary to the dictum, traditional societies like ours long considered sending women to school as taboo. How…

[Ethiopian Herald] An African proverb goes: "If you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family". Contrary to the dictum, traditional societies like ours long considered sending women to school as taboo. However, seeing the contribution of woman to socioeconomic transformation, the trend has seen improvements over the past decades.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Passionate to Teach, Committed to Produce Industrious Citizen

[Ethiopian Herald] Girmay kidane is a school principal at Misrak Goh secondary school. He has taught for the last 35 years. Teaching is his life. Though his parents were pushing him to be a medical student, his soul was pulling him to the teaching worl…

[Ethiopian Herald] Girmay kidane is a school principal at Misrak Goh secondary school. He has taught for the last 35 years. Teaching is his life. Though his parents were pushing him to be a medical student, his soul was pulling him to the teaching world. For Girmay teaching is not only a means of earning a living. It is all about life.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia