Imported Packaging Materials to Be Struck Off Tax-Exempt List

[New Times] Government is set to remove imported packaging materials from the list of tax-exempted goods in a bid to ease competition against local manufacturers, the Minister for Trade and Industry told Parliament yesterday.

[New Times] Government is set to remove imported packaging materials from the list of tax-exempted goods in a bid to ease competition against local manufacturers, the Minister for Trade and Industry told Parliament yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Softball – Coach Eyes Reinforcements

[Botswana Daily News] Gaboron -Major Bobby Khupe says he is searching for two more players to reinforce the women’s national team before going to the 2018 Women’s Softball World Championships in August.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaboron -Major Bobby Khupe says he is searching for two more players to reinforce the women's national team before going to the 2018 Women's Softball World Championships in August.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Refugee Scandal – UNHCR Replaces Its Country Boss

[Monitor] Kampala -The United Nations High Commissioner for the Refugees (UNHCR) has recalled Mr Bornwell Kantande, its country representative to Uganda and replaced him with a French national, Uganda’s Refugee minister Hilary Onek said yesterday.

[Monitor] Kampala -The United Nations High Commissioner for the Refugees (UNHCR) has recalled Mr Bornwell Kantande, its country representative to Uganda and replaced him with a French national, Uganda's Refugee minister Hilary Onek said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MPs Take Education CS Amina to Task on Exam Marking Report

[Nation] A parliamentary committee Monday tore into a report explaining how last year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination, in which thousands of students failed, was marked.

[Nation] A parliamentary committee Monday tore into a report explaining how last year's Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination, in which thousands of students failed, was marked.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Law to Govern Faith Based Organisations in the Offing

[New Times] Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) has drafted a new legal framework to guide the operations of faith-based organisations (FBOs) which it says will help address illegalities and other inappropriate activities among religious groups.

[New Times] Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) has drafted a new legal framework to guide the operations of faith-based organisations (FBOs) which it says will help address illegalities and other inappropriate activities among religious groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Benchmark Index for Local Counters Down 0.24%

[New Times] Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) benchmark index for local counters dropped by 0.24 per cent, closing at 133.21 points, while the All Share Index was at 133.17, down by 0.03 per cent.

[New Times] Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) benchmark index for local counters dropped by 0.24 per cent, closing at 133.21 points, while the All Share Index was at 133.17, down by 0.03 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Lake Chad – 7 Million People Struggling With Food Insecurity – Report

[Leadership] A 2017 report from the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Nigeria has pointed out that about 7 million people across the Lake Chad basin struggling with food insecurity need assistance.

[Leadership] A 2017 report from the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Nigeria has pointed out that about 7 million people across the Lake Chad basin struggling with food insecurity need assistance.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad