Report – Govt’s Youth Program Achieves 75 Percent Repayment Rate

[Observer] At least Shs 12.1 billion loaned out to youth groups under the Youth Livelihood Programme has been recovered, accounting for a 75 per cent recovery rate, a programme update provided to this newspaper by the Permanent Secretary in the ministr…

[Observer] At least Shs 12.1 billion loaned out to youth groups under the Youth Livelihood Programme has been recovered, accounting for a 75 per cent recovery rate, a programme update provided to this newspaper by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry of Gender, Pius Bigirimana, indicates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Delta to Launch Non-Stop Service From Lagos to New York

[This Day] Delta Air Lines has announced the launching of a three weekly nonstop flights from Lagos to New York-JFK, effective March 25, 2018. When combined with the existing four-times a week nonstop service to Atlanta, Delta will offer a daily operat…

[This Day] Delta Air Lines has announced the launching of a three weekly nonstop flights from Lagos to New York-JFK, effective March 25, 2018. When combined with the existing four-times a week nonstop service to Atlanta, Delta will offer a daily operation from Nigeria to its US hubs.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Assistant Receives Governor East Darfur State

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmud on Wednesday received the governor of East Darfur State, Anas Omar who briefed him on the situation in the state and the process of collecting unlicensed firearms a…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmud on Wednesday received the governor of East Darfur State, Anas Omar who briefed him on the situation in the state and the process of collecting unlicensed firearms at all localities, via the regular forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Nyanza-Lac – 13 Suspected Cases of Cholera Detected

[Iwacu] Thirteen suspected cases of Cholera have been recorded in Nyanza-Lac Commune of Makamba southern province of Burundi since 18 August. Nyanza-Lac residents say the lack of clean water for the past two weeks is the main cause of the disease.

[Iwacu] Thirteen suspected cases of Cholera have been recorded in Nyanza-Lac Commune of Makamba southern province of Burundi since 18 August. Nyanza-Lac residents say the lack of clean water for the past two weeks is the main cause of the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

One of Regideso Offices Caught Fire

[Iwacu] Fire broke out in the office of the company in charge of supplying water and electricity-REGIDESO in Bujumbura city in the morning of this August 23rd 2017. The acting director of the company gives a temporary report of damages and says a commi…

[Iwacu] Fire broke out in the office of the company in charge of supplying water and electricity-REGIDESO in Bujumbura city in the morning of this August 23rd 2017. The acting director of the company gives a temporary report of damages and says a commission has been set up to investigate into the cause of the fire.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Price of Technical Inspection of Vehicles to Be Increased

[Iwacu] Public Transport Office [OTRACO] has announced that the price of the technical inspection of vehicles will increase from September 1st. Vehicles owners and drivers speak of an unjust measure.

[Iwacu] Public Transport Office [OTRACO] has announced that the price of the technical inspection of vehicles will increase from September 1st. Vehicles owners and drivers speak of an unjust measure.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Judicial Officers Go on Strike Over Pay

[Monitor] Kampala -All judicial officers will from today stay away from courtrooms following last evening’s announcement by their association leadership, citing unresolved welfare issues by government.

[Monitor] Kampala -All judicial officers will from today stay away from courtrooms following last evening's announcement by their association leadership, citing unresolved welfare issues by government.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda