African Democracy Forum Management Committee Concludes Two-Day Meeting in Kigali

[New Times] The African Democracy Forum (ADF) on Saturday concluded a two day High-Level Management meeting in Kigali at Umubano hotel. The meeting brought together management committee members from across the African continent including Rwanda, Zimbab…

[New Times] The African Democracy Forum (ADF) on Saturday concluded a two day High-Level Management meeting in Kigali at Umubano hotel. The meeting brought together management committee members from across the African continent including Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nigeria, Cameroon, Somalia and Mali to discuss pertinent issues of the forum including its operationalization, long-term strategic plan and registration of new members in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Countries, Regions Urged to Own African Union Reforms Process

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has called on African countries and regional economic communities to take ownership of the African Union reforms process to facilitate urgent implementation.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has called on African countries and regional economic communities to take ownership of the African Union reforms process to facilitate urgent implementation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Volleyball Federation President Appeals for Teamwork

[New Times] Newly elected president of the Rwanda Volleyball Federation (FRVB), Leandre Karekezi has said that teamwork is the only way to improve the level of the sport in the country.

[New Times] Newly elected president of the Rwanda Volleyball Federation (FRVB), Leandre Karekezi has said that teamwork is the only way to improve the level of the sport in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The Fascinating Health Benefits of Tree Tomatoes

[New Times] Tamarillo or tree tomatoes, locally known as ‘ibinyomoro’ are fruits loved by people of all age groups. And while it is common to spot different types of juices in many restaurants, one can rarely miss a glass of ibinyomoro juice.

[New Times] Tamarillo or tree tomatoes, locally known as 'ibinyomoro' are fruits loved by people of all age groups. And while it is common to spot different types of juices in many restaurants, one can rarely miss a glass of ibinyomoro juice.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Stalled Water Project Irks Lyantonde Residents

[Monitor] Lyantonde -A multi-billion water project constructed two years ago to extend safe and clean water to the three sub- counties of Kaliiro, Kashagama and Kinuuka in Lyantonde District has failed to serve its intended use, Daily Monitor has estab…

[Monitor] Lyantonde -A multi-billion water project constructed two years ago to extend safe and clean water to the three sub- counties of Kaliiro, Kashagama and Kinuuka in Lyantonde District has failed to serve its intended use, Daily Monitor has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Government Should Address Reprisals Against Human Rights Defenders

[Monitor] The environment in which Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) in Uganda operate is increasingly becoming hostile. This is evident in the twist in attacks with escalating office-break-ins, kidnaps, harassment of civil society organizations and now ta…

[Monitor] The environment in which Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) in Uganda operate is increasingly becoming hostile. This is evident in the twist in attacks with escalating office-break-ins, kidnaps, harassment of civil society organizations and now targeted reprisals to HRDs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Without Discipline, Achieving Middle Income Status Might Not Be Possible

[Monitor] The months of March through to May 2017 have seen a bee-hive of activities for Parliament and ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) discussing the budgetary proposals embedded in the ministerial policy statements. Prior to meeting respe…

[Monitor] The months of March through to May 2017 have seen a bee-hive of activities for Parliament and ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) discussing the budgetary proposals embedded in the ministerial policy statements. Prior to meeting respective Committees of Parliament, each MDA prepares adequately to defend its ideas on paper. Unfortunately, many of these MDAs do not make use of the meaning of preparations! Ideally preparations mean planning! One of the critical resources at the disposal of managers in

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda