Kagame Competitor Diane Shima Rwigara Nominated

[Monitor] Kampala -Presidential candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, 35, yesterday formally submitted her nomination documents to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to challenge incumbent president Paul Kagame in Rwanda’s forthcoming presidential electi…

[Monitor] Kampala -Presidential candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, 35, yesterday formally submitted her nomination documents to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to challenge incumbent president Paul Kagame in Rwanda's forthcoming presidential elections slated for August 4.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Child Poverty and the Risks of HIV

[The Herald] Our Children, Our Future It goes without saying that children are at higher risk of poverty and deprivation. Girls and boys experience all forms of poverty more acutely than adults because of their vulnerability due to age and dependency.

[The Herald] Our Children, Our Future It goes without saying that children are at higher risk of poverty and deprivation. Girls and boys experience all forms of poverty more acutely than adults because of their vulnerability due to age and dependency.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria to Witness More Malaria Cases As Mosquitoes Develop Resistance

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, has raised alarm over the increasing incidence of mosquito resistance to Long Lasting Insecticide Nets, LLINs, in 18 states of the federation, even as over 50 million Nigerians still test posi…

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, has raised alarm over the increasing incidence of mosquito resistance to Long Lasting Insecticide Nets, LLINs, in 18 states of the federation, even as over 50 million Nigerians still test positive to malaria annually.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Local e-Voting Machine – INEC, Ministry On War Path

[Vanguard] Local innovators may have heaved a sigh of relief recently when acting President Yemi Osinbajo signed three executive orders into law. One of the three laws encourages “support for local contents in public procurement” and compels all govern…

[Vanguard] Local innovators may have heaved a sigh of relief recently when acting President Yemi Osinbajo signed three executive orders into law. One of the three laws encourages "support for local contents in public procurement" and compels all government agencies to stick to local products.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lessons From Kenya’s New, Chinese-Funded Railway

[Chatham House] Despite cost concerns, Kenya’s deal shows that infrastructure agreements with China can be made fairer for citizens of partner countries. Its neighbours should take note.

[Chatham House] Despite cost concerns, Kenya's deal shows that infrastructure agreements with China can be made fairer for citizens of partner countries. Its neighbours should take note.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

EAC to Continue With Meeting Despite Boycott By Civil Society

[Citizen] Arusha -The East African Community (EAC) says it will go ahead with its annual secretary-general’s forum in Bujumbura, Burundi, which will kick off tomorrow despite a boycott by a regional umbrella body of civil society organisations.

[Citizen] Arusha -The East African Community (EAC) says it will go ahead with its annual secretary-general's forum in Bujumbura, Burundi, which will kick off tomorrow despite a boycott by a regional umbrella body of civil society organisations.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania