Govt Donates Over 18,968 Bags of Rice, Relief Materials to IDPs

[Premium Times] The Chairman, National Logistics Committee, NLC, Assistant Comptroller-General of Customs, Abdulkadir Azarema, on Thursday handed over 18,968 (50kg) bags of rice and other relief materials to assist Internally-Displaced Persons in Yobe …

[Premium Times] The Chairman, National Logistics Committee, NLC, Assistant Comptroller-General of Customs, Abdulkadir Azarema, on Thursday handed over 18,968 (50kg) bags of rice and other relief materials to assist Internally-Displaced Persons in Yobe State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Speaker Kadaga Asks President Museveni to Explain House Raid

[Monitor] Kampala -The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, has asked President Museveni to explain the circumstances surrounding, and reasons for, the September 27 raid on Parliament by plain-clothed security operatives.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, has asked President Museveni to explain the circumstances surrounding, and reasons for, the September 27 raid on Parliament by plain-clothed security operatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Age Limit Bill Unpopular, Says NRM’s Kamugisha

[Monitor] Parliament -Kajara County MP Michael Kamugisha Timuzigu has described the Constitution Amendment Bill on the age limit as a hot potato that cannot be sold to the population.

[Monitor] Parliament -Kajara County MP Michael Kamugisha Timuzigu has described the Constitution Amendment Bill on the age limit as a hot potato that cannot be sold to the population.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

RGB to Set Up Centre of Excellence on Home-Grown Solutions

[New Times] Rwanda will start feasibility studies on the setting up of a centre of excellence that will host documents on the country’s home-grown solutions, Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) has said.

[New Times] Rwanda will start feasibility studies on the setting up of a centre of excellence that will host documents on the country's home-grown solutions, Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Jazz Music Finds a Home in Kigali

[New Times] This month’s edition of the monthly Kigali Jazz Junction is only hours away. Isaiah Katumwa, the Ugandan jazz maestro,is set to headline alongside Rwanda’s own, Andy Bumuntu.

[New Times] This month's edition of the monthly Kigali Jazz Junction is only hours away. Isaiah Katumwa, the Ugandan jazz maestro,is set to headline alongside Rwanda's own, Andy Bumuntu.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rights Commission Calls for Greater Attention to Mental Health Services

[New Times] There is need to boost mental health facilities in terms of experts and resources if the issue of mental illness and disability is to be dealt with adequately, the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) has said.

[New Times] There is need to boost mental health facilities in terms of experts and resources if the issue of mental illness and disability is to be dealt with adequately, the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

MTN in New Campaign to Deepen Financial Inclusion

[New Times] MTN Rwanda will dedicate this year’s Mobile Money Month to support efforts towards financial inclusion. Speaking at the launch of the 2017 edition of its annual event, Norman Munyampundu, the chief business officer at MTN, said the campaign…

[New Times] MTN Rwanda will dedicate this year's Mobile Money Month to support efforts towards financial inclusion. Speaking at the launch of the 2017 edition of its annual event, Norman Munyampundu, the chief business officer at MTN, said the campaign conducted under the theme, "Let us go cashless" is designed to further deepen Rwanda's national agenda of promoting a cashless economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda