Ferwacy Earmarks Rwf460 Million for 2016 Tour Du Rwanda

[New Times] This year’s Tour du Rwanda race, which begins on Sunday, will cost an estimated Rwf460 million, the president of Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy), Aimable Bayingana has said.

[New Times] This year's Tour du Rwanda race, which begins on Sunday, will cost an estimated Rwf460 million, the president of Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy), Aimable Bayingana has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Of Judiciary, Fight Against Corruption

[The Herald] The independence of the Judiciary is the bedrock upon which the rule of law is founded. When judges make their decisions, these decisions should be based upon fact and the law. There is always likely to be some attempt at interference from…

[The Herald] The independence of the Judiciary is the bedrock upon which the rule of law is founded. When judges make their decisions, these decisions should be based upon fact and the law. There is always likely to be some attempt at interference from governments, public opinion, media backlash and sometimes from the opposition and the civic society partners. But it is the responsibility of the Judiciary to withstand this pressure and tenaciously protect the constitution.Powerful people and institutions are not keen t

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

RSB Acquires New Equipment for Testing Food Samples, Cosmetics

[New Times] Rwanda is set to become the first country in the region to test presence of heavy metals in food and water, thanks to new laboratory equipment donated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

[New Times] Rwanda is set to become the first country in the region to test presence of heavy metals in food and water, thanks to new laboratory equipment donated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

West Darfur Lifts Ban On UNAMID Vehicles

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -Vehicles of the UN-AU peacekeeping Mission in Darfur (Unamid) are no longer barred from entering El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur. Air and ground transportation were suspended for four days after clashes in the area wh…

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -Vehicles of the UN-AU peacekeeping Mission in Darfur (Unamid) are no longer barred from entering El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur. Air and ground transportation were suspended for four days after clashes in the area which the Governor demanded be investigated.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Medicine Prices Expected to Double in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Fasher / Ed Daein / Babanusa -Prices for drugs are expected to double in the wake of the recent economic decisions. Fuel prices soared after the government liberalised the fuel market. El Fasher and Ed Daein immediately wi…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Fasher / Ed Daein / Babanusa -Prices for drugs are expected to double in the wake of the recent economic decisions. Fuel prices soared after the government liberalised the fuel market. El Fasher and Ed Daein immediately witnessed significant price rises in transportation.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Doctors’ Strike – Activists Demand govt Reveal Detainees’ Whereabouts

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / London -The suppression of the national strike in Sudan’s hospitals continues as the security service detained or summoned more than 62 doctors and medical specialists until Monday, according to the doctors’ union. A human ri…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / London -The suppression of the national strike in Sudan's hospitals continues as the security service detained or summoned more than 62 doctors and medical specialists until Monday, according to the doctors' union. A human rights organisation demands to know the whereabouts of the detainees.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

KCB Profit Hits Sh15.9 Billion on Interest Growth

[Nation] Kenya’s largest bank by assets KCB Group has announced a 15 per cent growth in third quarter net profit to Sh15.9 billion, keeping the lender slightly ahead of close rival Equity Bank.

[Nation] Kenya's largest bank by assets KCB Group has announced a 15 per cent growth in third quarter net profit to Sh15.9 billion, keeping the lender slightly ahead of close rival Equity Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya