Govt to Increase Budget by 2.2%

[Citizen] The government is projected to increase its Budget estimates by 2.2 per cent to Sh32.4 trillion in the 2018/19 financial year that begins next July to prioritise investment in an industrial economy.

[Citizen] The government is projected to increase its Budget estimates by 2.2 per cent to Sh32.4 trillion in the 2018/19 financial year that begins next July to prioritise investment in an industrial economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

High Court Adjourns Rwigaras’ Bail Appeal Case

[New Times] The High Court on Tuesday ruled to adjourn the bail hearing of two members of the Rwigara family who had lodged an appeal against their remand over charges related to inciting insurrection.

[New Times] The High Court on Tuesday ruled to adjourn the bail hearing of two members of the Rwigara family who had lodged an appeal against their remand over charges related to inciting insurrection.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

UK Minister for Africa Visits Rwanda

[New Times] The United Kingdom’s minister for Africa, Rory Stewart is in Rwanda for his first official visit to the country, according to the kingdom’s High Commission.

[New Times] The United Kingdom's minister for Africa, Rory Stewart is in Rwanda for his first official visit to the country, according to the kingdom's High Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Chantel Dartnall Named Best Female Chef in the World

[This is Africa] The Best Chef Awards were launched last year in Poland. South African Chef, Chantel Dartnall has won the Best Chef Lady Awards. She owns the Restaurant Mosaic in Pretoria, where she’s the Head Chef. Chantel has indeed enhanced South Af…

[This is Africa] The Best Chef Awards were launched last year in Poland. South African Chef, Chantel Dartnall has won the Best Chef Lady Awards. She owns the Restaurant Mosaic in Pretoria, where she's the Head Chef. Chantel has indeed enhanced South Africa's status as a gourmet destination on the international culinary.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Recuperating Echiejile Sure Super Eagles Will Beat Algeria, Argentina

[Guardian] Recuperating Super Eagles’ first choice left back, Elderson Echiejile believes that Nigeria has the quality to beat Algeria and Argentina in the forthcoming international matches despite his absence from the squad.

[Guardian] Recuperating Super Eagles' first choice left back, Elderson Echiejile believes that Nigeria has the quality to beat Algeria and Argentina in the forthcoming international matches despite his absence from the squad.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Nigerians, Condemn Govt’s Silence On Death of 26 Girls On Mediterranean Sea

[Guardian] As Italian prosecutors begin investigation into the death of 26 teenage Nigerian girls who died in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Italy on Sunday, Nigerians while reacting to the incident on social media, expressed outrage at the se…

[Guardian] As Italian prosecutors begin investigation into the death of 26 teenage Nigerian girls who died in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Italy on Sunday, Nigerians while reacting to the incident on social media, expressed outrage at the seemingly loud silence of the Federal Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Can a Referendum Solve the Age Limit Question?

[Observer] As the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee enters its second week of scrutinizing Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi’s private member’s bill that seeks to remove presidential age limits, leader of the opposition People’s Development Party (…

[Observer] As the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee enters its second week of scrutinizing Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi's private member's bill that seeks to remove presidential age limits, leader of the opposition People's Development Party (PDP) Abed Bwanika wants the highly divisive issue put to a referendum vote.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lagos Is the 8th Most Dangerous City in the World for Women, Now What?

[Guardian] The day I arrived in Lagos after deciding to move here, I felt a mixture of exhaustion, excitement and disbelief; I still couldn’t quite believe I’d decided to do it. As I started unpacking, my dad came into my room and we started chatting. …

[Guardian] The day I arrived in Lagos after deciding to move here, I felt a mixture of exhaustion, excitement and disbelief; I still couldn't quite believe I'd decided to do it. As I started unpacking, my dad came into my room and we started chatting. As I started taking my clothes out of my suitcase, he looked at me in all seriousness, paused and said: "Yemisi, you're a woman and this is Lagos, this is Nigeria. Things are different here." As I eventually learned, he was right. Things are different here.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Under Siege as Doctors, Prosecutors Strike

[Observer] When President Museveni met representatives of medical workers at State House last week, he reportedly sounded a clear warning: he would declare a state of emergency and arrest them if they went on strike.

[Observer] When President Museveni met representatives of medical workers at State House last week, he reportedly sounded a clear warning: he would declare a state of emergency and arrest them if they went on strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda