Addis Ready to Revitalize Its Rivers

[Addis Fortune] Addis Ababa River & Riversides Development Project Office has selected six rivers and their associated infrastructures to be rehabilitated at a cost of 31 million Br.

[Addis Fortune] Addis Ababa River & Riversides Development Project Office has selected six rivers and their associated infrastructures to be rehabilitated at a cost of 31 million Br.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Budget Padding – Obasanjo Backs Jibrin, Urges Buhari to Crack Down On National Assembly ‘Robbers’

[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday railed against unbridled corruption that allegedly pervades the National Assembly, calling on President Buhari to step in.

[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday railed against unbridled corruption that allegedly pervades the National Assembly, calling on President Buhari to step in.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

US Drone War Expands to Niger

[Deutsche Welle] An American drone base has taken up operations near the city of Agadez in Niger. It is considered strategically important in the fight against Islamists in western and northern Africa.

[Deutsche Welle] An American drone base has taken up operations near the city of Agadez in Niger. It is considered strategically important in the fight against Islamists in western and northern Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Shell and Partners to Invest U.S.$80 Million in Gas Drilling in Tanzania

[East African] Royal Dutch Shell and its partners — Pavilion Energy and Ophir Energy — have announced commencement of gas drilling off the coast of Tanzania in a $80 million investment project.

[East African] Royal Dutch Shell and its partners -- Pavilion Energy and Ophir Energy -- have announced commencement of gas drilling off the coast of Tanzania in a $80 million investment project.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Rwf15 Billion Govt Bond Issuance Oversubscribed

[New Times] The Rwf15 billion three-year government Treasury bond issued on Wednesday recorded a slight improvement in investor participation rate, indicating the growing appetite among investors for government paper.

[New Times] The Rwf15 billion three-year government Treasury bond issued on Wednesday recorded a slight improvement in investor participation rate, indicating the growing appetite among investors for government paper.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

DA Welcomes Department’s Plan on Medical Cannabis Availibility

[DA] Today at the Portfolio Committee on Health, the Department of Health outlined a clear plan that would see the greater availability of medicinal cannabis to those who suffer from chronic pain.

[DA] Today at the Portfolio Committee on Health, the Department of Health outlined a clear plan that would see the greater availability of medicinal cannabis to those who suffer from chronic pain.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mobile Phone Penetration Rate Drops Marginally

[New Times] Rwanda’s mobile penetration rate has dropped marginally to 78.5 per cent in October, 78.6 per cent in September and 80 per cent in August, Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) monthly report for October indicates. This translates in…

[New Times] Rwanda's mobile penetration rate has dropped marginally to 78.5 per cent in October, 78.6 per cent in September and 80 per cent in August, Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) monthly report for October indicates. This translates into 8.845 million active subscribers during the month, down from 8.853 million users in September. This is a decrease of 0.4 per cent of the total number of active mobile phone users over the month.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Muhanga School Secures Grant From Japan to Improve Quality

[New Times] Japanese government through the Japanese Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) has granted $76,892 (about Rwf62m) to Kabgayi Technical School in Muhanga District for construction.

[New Times] Japanese government through the Japanese Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) has granted $76,892 (about Rwf62m) to Kabgayi Technical School in Muhanga District for construction.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda