Govt Looking to Scale Up Financial Inclusion Next Fiscal Year

[New Times] Members of Parliament have urged government to devise strategies to lower interest rates charged by financial institutions to allow for easy access to financial services that will help improve their welfare and stimulate the country’s economy.

[New Times] Members of Parliament have urged government to devise strategies to lower interest rates charged by financial institutions to allow for easy access to financial services that will help improve their welfare and stimulate the country's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The Roses and Thorns in Rwanda’s Budding Poetry Industry

[New Times] There is a poet in every one! The poetic instincts manifest in every one at some point in life. It could be that love poem you received or sent a loved one. It could also be that you went online and searched for an e-poem to recite on your …

[New Times] There is a poet in every one! The poetic instincts manifest in every one at some point in life. It could be that love poem you received or sent a loved one. It could also be that you went online and searched for an e-poem to recite on your special day-a wedding, anniversary, birthday, graduation or engagement proposal. It could also be in times of sorrow like death of a loved one or an issue you feel strongly about in society.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Nigeria Meningitis Death Toll Tops 1,000

[Vanguard] More than 1,000 people have died in an outbreak of meningitis in Nigeria, the Centre for Disease Control said Thursday, but added that the spread of the disease is slowing.

[Vanguard] More than 1,000 people have died in an outbreak of meningitis in Nigeria, the Centre for Disease Control said Thursday, but added that the spread of the disease is slowing.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

National Assembly for the First Time Publishes Its 2017 Budget Breakdown

[Vanguard] The National Assembly, Thursday, for the first time, published the details of its budget, beginning with the 2017 budget, to underscore transparency as earlier promised by the President of the 8th Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

[Vanguard] The National Assembly, Thursday, for the first time, published the details of its budget, beginning with the 2017 budget, to underscore transparency as earlier promised by the President of the 8th Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Leverage Youth Efforts in Innovation, Say Experts

[New Times] Building a sustainable ecosystem of innovators requires countries to take advantage of the youth who make the biggest part of African population, experts from the public and private sector said.

[New Times] Building a sustainable ecosystem of innovators requires countries to take advantage of the youth who make the biggest part of African population, experts from the public and private sector said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda