UN Intermission Retreat Opens in Kigali

[New Times] The intermission retreat for three United Nations missions of Darfur (UNAMID), South Sudan (UNMISS) and Abyei (UNISFA) opened on Monday at Rwanda National Police (RNP) General Headquarters in Kacyiru with senior UN officials deliberating on…

[New Times] The intermission retreat for three United Nations missions of Darfur (UNAMID), South Sudan (UNMISS) and Abyei (UNISFA) opened on Monday at Rwanda National Police (RNP) General Headquarters in Kacyiru with senior UN officials deliberating on various issues on peace and security in the three neighbouring missions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

How ‘Shady’ Companies Bribed Lawal to Make Billions From Boko Haram Victims’ Fund

[Premium Times] The Presidential Initiative for the North East, PINE, became a centre of misery entrepreneurship under the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, with companies raking in, through fraudulent procurement…

[Premium Times] The Presidential Initiative for the North East, PINE, became a centre of misery entrepreneurship under the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, with companies raking in, through fraudulent procurement process, billions of Naira and paying kickbacks to the embattled cabinet secretary, according to bank documents and the report of the Senate Committee on the Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North East.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hakuzimana Seeks Redemption in Farmers’ Circuit After False Start

[New Times] Following his dismal performance during last month’s inaugural Memorial Lambert Byemayire race, the first leg of Rwanda Cycling Cup, all-rounder cyclist Camera Hakuzimana has vowed to make his presence felt during this weekend’s second leg.

[New Times] Following his dismal performance during last month's inaugural Memorial Lambert Byemayire race, the first leg of Rwanda Cycling Cup, all-rounder cyclist Camera Hakuzimana has vowed to make his presence felt during this weekend's second leg.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Forge Consensus Over New Policy On RAMA

[New Times] On May 1, the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) ceased to cover the standard 85 per cent of the bills of RAMA insurance scheme members that receive services at private polyclinics or hospitals without a referral.

[New Times] On May 1, the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) ceased to cover the standard 85 per cent of the bills of RAMA insurance scheme members that receive services at private polyclinics or hospitals without a referral.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Opposition Vows to Reject Mugabe Win

[CAJ News] Harare -TROUBLED Zimbabwe appears heading for further tensions ahead of next year’s general elections after long-time opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, said his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party would reject a victory for incumb…

[CAJ News] Harare -TROUBLED Zimbabwe appears heading for further tensions ahead of next year's general elections after long-time opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, said his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party would reject a victory for incumbent Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Over 1880 Complete ‘Police Basic Course’

[New Times] The Minister for Justice Johnston Busingye, yesterday, conferred upon the rank of ‘Police Constable’ to 1883 police men and women after completing an eight-month police basic course at Police Training School (PTS) Gishari.

[New Times] The Minister for Justice Johnston Busingye, yesterday, conferred upon the rank of 'Police Constable' to 1883 police men and women after completing an eight-month police basic course at Police Training School (PTS) Gishari.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

East Africa Considers New AU Alternative Funding Mechanism

[New Times] The East African Community could follow in the footsteps of African Union in its quest to find an alternative financing mechanism, a regional lawmaker has said.

[New Times] The East African Community could follow in the footsteps of African Union in its quest to find an alternative financing mechanism, a regional lawmaker has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania