New Bill to Blacklist Offending Contractors, Give Preferential Treatment to Local Firms

[New Times] The government wants to enact a new law that will overhaul the entire public procurement cycle and allow for blacklisting of contractors who are found guilty of failing to pay their workers, or to pay for procured goods or services during t…

[New Times] The government wants to enact a new law that will overhaul the entire public procurement cycle and allow for blacklisting of contractors who are found guilty of failing to pay their workers, or to pay for procured goods or services during the implementation of contracts.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

No Truth to the HRW ‘New’ Report – Busingye

[New Times] The Minister for Justice, Johnston Busingye, says that there is no truth in the latest Human Rights Watch report that accuses Rwanda of unlawful military detention and torture.

[New Times] The Minister for Justice, Johnston Busingye, says that there is no truth in the latest Human Rights Watch report that accuses Rwanda of unlawful military detention and torture.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Man Caught With Millions in Cash in Suitcases At Cape Town Airport

[News24Wire] A man is expected to appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Thursday after he was arrested for being in possession of R10m in foreign currency, the Hawks said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] A man is expected to appear in the Bellville Magistrate's Court on Thursday after he was arrested for being in possession of R10m in foreign currency, the Hawks said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Election Body to Begin Announcing Provisional Results Today

[Observer] The chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Jerome George Korkoya, has called on the general public to accept only elections results from the NEC. In his first post-election day address yesterday, Korkoya said the NEC will…

[Observer] The chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Jerome George Korkoya, has called on the general public to accept only elections results from the NEC. In his first post-election day address yesterday, Korkoya said the NEC will today, October 12, begin announcing official preliminary results of the October 10 Presidential and Legislative elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Postponed Presidential Vote Now Delayed to 2019

[Deutsche Welle] Congo’s opposition agreed in December to postpone the presidential election until the end of 2017. But President Joseph Kabila’s electoral commission has delayed it again.

[Deutsche Welle] Congo's opposition agreed in December to postpone the presidential election until the end of 2017. But President Joseph Kabila's electoral commission has delayed it again.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

St. Edward’s School Wins Wild Life Quiz Competition

[Concord] St. Edward’s Secondary School has emerged as the proud winner of the World Wild Life quiz competition organized by Conservation Society of Sierra Leone in commemoration of the World Wildlife week 2017.

[Concord] St. Edward's Secondary School has emerged as the proud winner of the World Wild Life quiz competition organized by Conservation Society of Sierra Leone in commemoration of the World Wildlife week 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone