Local Company, South African Firm Ink Deal to Boost Tourism

[New Times] Efforts to promote Rwanda as a conference hub have been boosted by the signing of a partnership deal between local tour firm and one of South Africa’s leading events organisers.

[New Times] Efforts to promote Rwanda as a conference hub have been boosted by the signing of a partnership deal between local tour firm and one of South Africa's leading events organisers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

National Health Insurance Fund Accuses Facilities of Fraud

[Citizen] Dodoma -The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) yesterday accused owners of some health facilities of submitting fraudulent payment claims warning that this was sabotaging the government’s efforts to expand health insurance coverage.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) yesterday accused owners of some health facilities of submitting fraudulent payment claims warning that this was sabotaging the government's efforts to expand health insurance coverage.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Pumas Coach Tweaks Winning Combination

[News24Wire] Two Pumas stalwarts, flyhalf Justin van Staden and loose forward Francois Kleinhans , have been ruled out of Saturday’s Currie Cup clash against the Golden Lions in Johannesburg.

[News24Wire] Two Pumas stalwarts, flyhalf Justin van Staden and loose forward Francois Kleinhans , have been ruled out of Saturday's Currie Cup clash against the Golden Lions in Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

FM Meets U.S. Congress Delegation

[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Minister, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour met on Thursday, a delegation from US Congress and discussed progress of bilateral relations by focusing on achievements made at the Five Tracks Plan.

[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Minister, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour met on Thursday, a delegation from US Congress and discussed progress of bilateral relations by focusing on achievements made at the Five Tracks Plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

SGBV Will Be Eradicated Thanks to Governments’ Firm Commitment

[Iwacu] Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) remains a big concern in the Great Lakes region. The union of the Collectives of Women’s Associations of the Great Lakes Region (COCAFEM / GL) calls on member states of the region to become deeply involve…

[Iwacu] Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) remains a big concern in the Great Lakes region. The union of the Collectives of Women's Associations of the Great Lakes Region (COCAFEM / GL) calls on member states of the region to become deeply involved in the fight against SGBV.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

U.S.$21 Million for Critical Humanitarian Aid in Darfur, South Kordofan, Blue Nile – UN

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Pooled UN funds amounting to US$21 million have been earmarked to provide vital assistance to thousands of people in need of humanitarian assistance in newly accessible areas in Sudan.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Pooled UN funds amounting to US$21 million have been earmarked to provide vital assistance to thousands of people in need of humanitarian assistance in newly accessible areas in Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

EU Welcomes Pardon, Release of Dr Mudawi

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The European Union (EU) has welcomed the decree on Tuesday by Sudan’s President Omar Al Bashir to pardon and release human rights defender Dr Mudawi Ibrahim along with five other detainees. Dr Mudawi was released on Tuesday ni…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The European Union (EU) has welcomed the decree on Tuesday by Sudan's President Omar Al Bashir to pardon and release human rights defender Dr Mudawi Ibrahim along with five other detainees. Dr Mudawi was released on Tuesday night. At time of publishing, lawyers are currently negotiating the process for the release of his co-accused Hafez Idris El Doma and four others also included in the pardon.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UN Urges Somalia to Find Durable Solutions for IDPs

[Shabelle] A senior UN advisor on internal displacement on Wednesday called on Somalia to develop an effectively framework to provide durable solutions for internally displaced persons (IDPs).

[Shabelle] A senior UN advisor on internal displacement on Wednesday called on Somalia to develop an effectively framework to provide durable solutions for internally displaced persons (IDPs).

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Man Found Guilty of Murder, Jailed for 25 Years

[News24Wire] A Limpopo man has been sentenced to 25 years in jail by the Thohoyandou local Division of the Limpopo High Court for stabbing a fellow villager to death in June 2016, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A Limpopo man has been sentenced to 25 years in jail by the Thohoyandou local Division of the Limpopo High Court for stabbing a fellow villager to death in June 2016, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa