Govt to Set New Date for Umuganura Celebrations

[New Times] In a bid to avoid a clash between two important events, this year’s National Harvest Day, locally known as ‘Umuganura’, has been moved to a yet to be communicated date, according to the Minister for Sports and Culture, Julienne Uwacu has said.

[New Times] In a bid to avoid a clash between two important events, this year's National Harvest Day, locally known as 'Umuganura', has been moved to a yet to be communicated date, according to the Minister for Sports and Culture, Julienne Uwacu has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Imbonerakure Accuse Former President of Insulting Them

[Iwacu] On July 22, the imbonerakure, members of the youth wing of the ruling party CNDD-FDD in Bujumbura City Council, gave a warning to the former Burundian President, Domitien Ndayizeye. They accuse him of insulting them. They say he has no moral le…

[Iwacu] On July 22, the imbonerakure, members of the youth wing of the ruling party CNDD-FDD in Bujumbura City Council, gave a warning to the former Burundian President, Domitien Ndayizeye. They accuse him of insulting them. They say he has no moral lesson to teach them.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Mauritius and Japan to Sign Memorandum of Cooperation for Infrastructure Development

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport would sign a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of the Government of Japan in view of promoting cooperation in th…

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport would sign a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of the Government of Japan in view of promoting cooperation in the fields of public infrastructure, transport, and quality infrastructure investment.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Wang Yi Holds Talks With Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui of Tunisia

[Focac] On July 19, 2017, Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks in Beijing with visiting Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui of Tunisia. Wang Yi expressed that China and Tunisia enjoy a long-standing friendship, and both sides have always supported each o…

[Focac] On July 19, 2017, Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks in Beijing with visiting Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui of Tunisia. Wang Yi expressed that China and Tunisia enjoy a long-standing friendship, and both sides have always supported each other on issues concerning respective core interests and major concerns. With the common care of the two heads of state, China-Tunisia relations have maintained a rapid and sound development momentum in recent years, and yielded positive outcomes from practical cooper

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Morocco, China Sign Deal to Build Africa’s Tallest Skyscraper in Rabat

[Focac] Rabat -A Chinese firm has signed a deal with Moroccan companies to build the tallest skyscraper in Africa in the capital of Morocco, local media reported on Sunday.

[Focac] Rabat -A Chinese firm has signed a deal with Moroccan companies to build the tallest skyscraper in Africa in the capital of Morocco, local media reported on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

China Donates U.S.$1 Million to Help Botswana for Losses in Cyclone Dineo

[Focac] Gaborone -A signing ceremony for one million U.S. dollars grant from the Chinese government for relief of flood disaster was held Monday in Gaborone, capital city of Botswana.

[Focac] Gaborone -A signing ceremony for one million U.S. dollars grant from the Chinese government for relief of flood disaster was held Monday in Gaborone, capital city of Botswana.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Athletics – Makwala, Thebe Show Character

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Makwala finished on position two with a Season Best of 43.84 behind World Record holder Wayde Van Niekerk who clocked a Meeting Record of 43.73, while Thebe settled for position three with 44.26.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Makwala finished on position two with a Season Best of 43.84 behind World Record holder Wayde Van Niekerk who clocked a Meeting Record of 43.73, while Thebe settled for position three with 44.26.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Kenyatta – Why I Snubbed Debate

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday said he did not participate in the presidential debate organised by the media on Monday evening because it was a waste of time.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday said he did not participate in the presidential debate organised by the media on Monday evening because it was a waste of time.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

KCB Rugby Player Kilonzo Shot Dead By Thugs in Nairobi

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya rugby fraternity is in mourning after KCB RFC centre James Kilonzo was shot dead on Monday night by suspected thugs at his Kasarani estate in Nairobi.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya rugby fraternity is in mourning after KCB RFC centre James Kilonzo was shot dead on Monday night by suspected thugs at his Kasarani estate in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya