Rwanda Presidential Election Campaigns Kick Off

[Deutsche Welle] With three weeks to go until elections, two politicians are challenging Rwanda’s “big man.” While most observers expect Paul Kagame to win, Greens candidate Frank Habineza and Philippe Mpayimana are vying for the post.

[Deutsche Welle] With three weeks to go until elections, two politicians are challenging Rwanda's "big man." While most observers expect Paul Kagame to win, Greens candidate Frank Habineza and Philippe Mpayimana are vying for the post.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Metalworkers Union Wins Victory for Temporary Workers in Labour Appeals Court

[News24Wire] The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is ready to pull out all the stops to ensure that all workers who work for labour brokers are made permanent after three months.

[News24Wire] The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is ready to pull out all the stops to ensure that all workers who work for labour brokers are made permanent after three months.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Worrisome, Rising Cases of Street Cultism

[Guardian] Cultism in Nigeria has no doubt taken a new trend as it has relocated from tertiary institutions’ campuses where it hitherto holds sway to the streets in various communities across the country.

[Guardian] Cultism in Nigeria has no doubt taken a new trend as it has relocated from tertiary institutions' campuses where it hitherto holds sway to the streets in various communities across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda to Implement Bus Rapid Transit to Decongest Kampala

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ugandan State Minister for Transport Aggrey Bagaiire on Saturady announced that his government will implement the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) concept in order to decongest the jam-prone City of Kampala.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ugandan State Minister for Transport Aggrey Bagaiire on Saturady announced that his government will implement the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) concept in order to decongest the jam-prone City of Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Navy Reaffirms Commitment to Protect Nation’s Maritime Domain

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Saturday reiterated its commitment to continue to protect the nation’s maritime domain against crude oil thieves and other criminal activities.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Saturday reiterated its commitment to continue to protect the nation's maritime domain against crude oil thieves and other criminal activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Poverty Within Opulence – Water Crisis At the Heart of Nigeria’s Capital

[Vanguard] Miracle, age 9, lives in Gishiri, has a daily routine of fetching from a nearby pond. “My mum asked me to come fetch and bath” she said, standing beside her was her friend who was bathing from the unclean water with her uniforms on.

[Vanguard] Miracle, age 9, lives in Gishiri, has a daily routine of fetching from a nearby pond. "My mum asked me to come fetch and bath" she said, standing beside her was her friend who was bathing from the unclean water with her uniforms on.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Kenyatta Calls for End to Political Intolerance, Says Unity Key to Progress

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta today called for an end to growing intolerance on all sides of the political divide, saying that a peaceful electoral process was key to securing a prosperous Kenya beyond August 8, 2017.

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta today called for an end to growing intolerance on all sides of the political divide, saying that a peaceful electoral process was key to securing a prosperous Kenya beyond August 8, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Prisons’ Leather Factory to Produce 400 Pairs of Shoes Per Day By 2018

[Citizen] Moshi -The leather factory of the Prison’s Department in Moshi town is expected to increase production from 150 pairs of shoes per day to 400 per day by the year 2018, it has been revealed when ministers toured the factory.

[Citizen] Moshi -The leather factory of the Prison's Department in Moshi town is expected to increase production from 150 pairs of shoes per day to 400 per day by the year 2018, it has been revealed when ministers toured the factory.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania