Agri-Business Getting Youth Attention

[New Times] Rwanda’s agriculture and livestock sector has long been characterised by an ageing farming population whose average age is 55 years. As a result, innovation, creativity and technology adaptation as well as skills transfer has been slow, acc…

[New Times] Rwanda's agriculture and livestock sector has long been characterised by an ageing farming population whose average age is 55 years. As a result, innovation, creativity and technology adaptation as well as skills transfer has been slow, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) and agricultural experts.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

A-Level Star Performers Narrate Their Success Stories

[New Times] Hard work, sleepless nights, faith, support from teachers and parents are some of the factors some of the star performers in the recently released Advanced Level examinations cited for their success.

[New Times] Hard work, sleepless nights, faith, support from teachers and parents are some of the factors some of the star performers in the recently released Advanced Level examinations cited for their success.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Technical and Vocational Education and Training Schools Urged to Prioritise Energy Sector

[New Times] Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools have been challenged to ensure they produce graduates who are capable of providing innovative solutions to the country’s socio-economic challenges, including energy gaps.

[New Times] Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools have been challenged to ensure they produce graduates who are capable of providing innovative solutions to the country's socio-economic challenges, including energy gaps.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Officials Want More Stringent Laws to Bolster War Against Graft

[New Times] Efforts to fight corruption in the country should be reinforced by enacting more laws that discourage the vice and shunning negative solidarity among corrupt leaders, officials in charge of fighting graft have said.

[New Times] Efforts to fight corruption in the country should be reinforced by enacting more laws that discourage the vice and shunning negative solidarity among corrupt leaders, officials in charge of fighting graft have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda Launch East Africa Tourism Portal

[New Times] In an effort to market the region as single tourism destination, the three Northern Corridor integration project partner states of Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda yesterday launched the East African Tourism portal.

[New Times] In an effort to market the region as single tourism destination, the three Northern Corridor integration project partner states of Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda yesterday launched the East African Tourism portal.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pascal Nyamulinda Takes Over As City of Kigali Mayor

[New Times] Councilors representing different constituencies, right from the grassroots in the City of Kigali, have elected Pascal Nyamulinda as the new city mayor to replace Monique Mukaruliza.

[New Times] Councilors representing different constituencies, right from the grassroots in the City of Kigali, have elected Pascal Nyamulinda as the new city mayor to replace Monique Mukaruliza.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

My Necktie Tricks With M23 Rebels and Why Kabila Should Leave Power

[Monitor] On Wednesday, the Congolese minister for Budget was quoted as saying that the government was unable to secure funds for presidential elections slated for this year. This statement flew into the face of a national consensus agreement that ther…

[Monitor] On Wednesday, the Congolese minister for Budget was quoted as saying that the government was unable to secure funds for presidential elections slated for this year. This statement flew into the face of a national consensus agreement that there must be elections this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Trade Facilitation Agreement Will Promote Global Inclusion

[Monitor] Multilateralism seems down and out. So does trade liberalisation. Any suggestion that the United Nations or World Trade Organisation (WTO) may bring about meaningful progress increasingly falls onto disbelieving ears. To be sure, the pace of …

[Monitor] Multilateralism seems down and out. So does trade liberalisation. Any suggestion that the United Nations or World Trade Organisation (WTO) may bring about meaningful progress increasingly falls onto disbelieving ears. To be sure, the pace of globalisation has been rapid. The resulting feeling of nervousness is, therefore, comprehensible.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fufa Please Save Micho From Twitter, Social Media

[Monitor] Disclaimers tend to be insulations against what is bound to be a negative delivery. But still let me say this; I have the highest respect for Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic and what he has achieved with the Cranes.

[Monitor] Disclaimers tend to be insulations against what is bound to be a negative delivery. But still let me say this; I have the highest respect for Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic and what he has achieved with the Cranes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kwacha Gain Is Real!

[Times of Zambia] As Zambia enters 2017, there is great promise on the Kwacha competing favourably with the Dollar though some people feel the local currency appreciation is cosmetic.

[Times of Zambia] As Zambia enters 2017, there is great promise on the Kwacha competing favourably with the Dollar though some people feel the local currency appreciation is cosmetic.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia