Outgoing MIss RWanda on the Ups and Downs of Her Reign

[New Times] Outgoing Miss Rwanda, Jolly Mutesi, will officially hand over her crown on February 25 2017. He year-long reign has seen her represent her country at levels she never dreamed of, and, given her the chance to take part in various activities,…

[New Times] Outgoing Miss Rwanda, Jolly Mutesi, will officially hand over her crown on February 25 2017. He year-long reign has seen her represent her country at levels she never dreamed of, and, given her the chance to take part in various activities, like cultural tourism promotion events. The 20-year-old had a chat with Society Magazine's Donah Mbabazi about her journey and why getting more girls to try their luck in the pageant is something she hopes for.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Legislators Assess Development Initiatives

[New Times] MPs in the Lower Chamber of Parliament yesterday started a ten-day tour across the country to assess both government and privately initiated projects that have been driving economic development of citizens over the last seven years.

[New Times] MPs in the Lower Chamber of Parliament yesterday started a ten-day tour across the country to assess both government and privately initiated projects that have been driving economic development of citizens over the last seven years.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police, Italy Sign Cooperation Pact

[New Times] Rwanda National Police (RNP) and Carabinieri of Italy have signed a cooperation agreement which mainly focuses on exchanging best practices and capacity building of the police forces.

[New Times] Rwanda National Police (RNP) and Carabinieri of Italy have signed a cooperation agreement which mainly focuses on exchanging best practices and capacity building of the police forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Calls to Divide Biggest District Re-Emerge

[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe South Parliamentarian, Peter Dimba, this week took Mzimba District Executive Committee (DEC) members by surprise as he asked them what was their opinion on whether the 10,430 square kilometer district should be divided or not.

[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe South Parliamentarian, Peter Dimba, this week took Mzimba District Executive Committee (DEC) members by surprise as he asked them what was their opinion on whether the 10,430 square kilometer district should be divided or not.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt Reassures on Teachers’ Welfare

[New Times] The government recognises the indispensable role teachers play in national development and will continue to support them through various programmes geared towards improving their welfare.

[New Times] The government recognises the indispensable role teachers play in national development and will continue to support them through various programmes geared towards improving their welfare.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Should Nation Be Celebrating a Coal Plant?

[Nyasa Times] I recently read this feature article headline ” Malawi in Coal Fired Power Plant MOU with China Group: To Boost Economy”. The article quoted Minister of Finance and Economic Development, GoodallGondwe, stating that the objective of the cu…

[Nyasa Times] I recently read this feature article headline " Malawi in Coal Fired Power Plant MOU with China Group: To Boost Economy". The article quoted Minister of Finance and Economic Development, GoodallGondwe, stating that the objective of the current government is to ensure that Malawi would no longer be called poor by the time they leave office. I must confess I like the enthusiasm demonstrated in this statement. However, despite all the bells and whistles that accompanied the signing of the agreement, it still

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Council Engages Police On Vendors

[The Herald] Harare City Council has engaged the Zimbabwe Republic Police to assist in removing illegal food vendors who defy the council’s directive to stop selling food as a measure of mitigating the spread of typhoid in Harare, a council official sa…

[The Herald] Harare City Council has engaged the Zimbabwe Republic Police to assist in removing illegal food vendors who defy the council's directive to stop selling food as a measure of mitigating the spread of typhoid in Harare, a council official said yesterday.The engagement of the law enforcement agency comes as the city on Tuesday issued a 48-hour ultimatum for all vendors to cease operations as it reported that 132 suspected cases of typhoid had been recorded, while 280 people had presented themselves for screen

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Thieves Have Become Sophisticated’, Group Warns Public Officials

[Nyasa Times] Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have warned public officials both elected and appointed that they are being watched and will account for their omissions or commission when discharging their duties arguing that nobody is above law.

[Nyasa Times] Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have warned public officials both elected and appointed that they are being watched and will account for their omissions or commission when discharging their duties arguing that nobody is above law.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi