Accounting Officers, Auditors Now Face Tougher Rules

[East African] A tough rule that seeks to punish government accountants for failure to answer audit queries raised by Uganda’s Auditor-General and global changes in external auditing guidelines are likely to impact the profession. However, taxpayers an…

[East African] A tough rule that seeks to punish government accountants for failure to answer audit queries raised by Uganda's Auditor-General and global changes in external auditing guidelines are likely to impact the profession. However, taxpayers and investors are likely to benefit from the higher standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Senegal Powers Through to Quarterfinals

[allAfrica] Senegal became the first side to book a place in the quarterfinals of the African Nations Cup finals in Gabon after a comfortable 2-0 victory over Zimbabwe in their Group B clash in Franceville on Thursday.

[allAfrica] Senegal became the first side to book a place in the quarterfinals of the African Nations Cup finals in Gabon after a comfortable 2-0 victory over Zimbabwe in their Group B clash in Franceville on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Private Universities Forced to Work Harder to Attract Students

[East African] Private universities in Kenya are counting on their perceived superior programmes to attract students despite public universities having the capacity to absorb all students who qualified to study for degrees in last year’s Kenya Certific…

[East African] Private universities in Kenya are counting on their perceived superior programmes to attract students despite public universities having the capacity to absorb all students who qualified to study for degrees in last year's Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Senate Debates Troops Deployment to Gambia

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Air Force confirmed on Wednesday that it had deployed 200 soldiers, fighter jets and other equipments to Senegal for an eventual mission in Gambia.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Air Force confirmed on Wednesday that it had deployed 200 soldiers, fighter jets and other equipments to Senegal for an eventual mission in Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nigerian Agency Confiscated Pirated Products Worth N8.3 Billion in 6 Years

[Premium Times] In a bid to protect intellectual property and boost creativity, the Nigerian Copyright Commission, NCC, on Thursday confiscated N275 million worth of pirated works intercepted at the sea ports.

[Premium Times] In a bid to protect intellectual property and boost creativity, the Nigerian Copyright Commission, NCC, on Thursday confiscated N275 million worth of pirated works intercepted at the sea ports.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

University of Rwanda Journalism, Law Schools Relocate to Gikondo Campus

[New Times] The School of Journalism and Communication, and that of Law are set to vacate their current premises at the College of Science and Technology, a move University of Rwanda administration said seeks to provide the students with better learnin…

[New Times] The School of Journalism and Communication, and that of Law are set to vacate their current premises at the College of Science and Technology, a move University of Rwanda administration said seeks to provide the students with better learning environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Tanzania Seek Release of ‘Spies’

[Nyasa Times] Tanzania government says it is pursuing diplomatic procedures to secure the release of eight Tanzanians languishing in remand custody in Malawi, where they are facing criminal trespass charges.

[Nyasa Times] Tanzania government says it is pursuing diplomatic procedures to secure the release of eight Tanzanians languishing in remand custody in Malawi, where they are facing criminal trespass charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Rwanda, Norway Seek Closer Ties

[New Times] The Rwandan Ambassador to Norway, with residence in Sweden, Christine Nkulikiyinka (pictured right), yesterday presented her letters of credence to King Harald V of Norway.

[New Times] The Rwandan Ambassador to Norway, with residence in Sweden, Christine Nkulikiyinka (pictured right), yesterday presented her letters of credence to King Harald V of Norway.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Vetting of More National Heroes Underway

[New Times] Vetting of people who will be honoured for their outsanding national deeds is underway, the Chancellery of Heroes, National Orders and Decorations of Honour has announced.

[New Times] Vetting of people who will be honoured for their outsanding national deeds is underway, the Chancellery of Heroes, National Orders and Decorations of Honour has announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda