Intensify Health Sensitisation Drives in Rural Areas

[New Times] This paper yesterday published a story under the headline ‘Successful surgery saves baby born with rare head condition’. It was a story about Alphonsine Mukankuranga’s baby who was born with a rare head condition that was initially attribut…

[New Times] This paper yesterday published a story under the headline 'Successful surgery saves baby born with rare head condition'. It was a story about Alphonsine Mukankuranga's baby who was born with a rare head condition that was initially attributed to witchcraft.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rwandan Army General Kamanzi Begins Tour of Duty in South Sudan

[New Times] The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in South Sudan and the head of the UN peacekeeping mission, David Shearer, on Monday announced the arrival of Lt Gen Frank Mushyo Kamanzi of Rwanda as Force Commander of the United Nati…

[New Times] The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in South Sudan and the head of the UN peacekeeping mission, David Shearer, on Monday announced the arrival of Lt Gen Frank Mushyo Kamanzi of Rwanda as Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

How Rwanda Can Accelerate Uptake of Financial Technology

[New Times] The majority of financial institutions in the country are currently transitioning from traditional ways of doing business to technology-based ones. More technology-driven products and services are also being introduced as technology advance…

[New Times] The majority of financial institutions in the country are currently transitioning from traditional ways of doing business to technology-based ones. More technology-driven products and services are also being introduced as technology advances. The advance in technology has enabled financial services providers to roll out more innovative business approaches and models that have helped them reach more customers and give them new experiences.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Seeing Poor Pregnant Women Suffer Opened My Eyes

[Monitor] “Getting a job in a media house was not as easy as I had expected. there were few radio stations, TV stations and print media at the time. Some lucky graduates got jobs because they had connections in those media houses but I did not have any…

[Monitor] "Getting a job in a media house was not as easy as I had expected. there were few radio stations, TV stations and print media at the time. Some lucky graduates got jobs because they had connections in those media houses but I did not have anyone to recommend me. During my second pregnancy, as my husband and I drove to visit my mother-in-law, we met an expectant. She looked tired and stressed. I told my husband to stop the car. When I walked to her, she told me she was from a hospital and the doctor had tol

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Judges’ Call On Banning Guilty Politicians Timely

[Monitor] Three justices of the Court of Appeal; Remmy Kasule, Catherin Bamugemereire and Elizabeth Musoke in their opinion last week, called upon Members of Parliament to amend the existing electoral laws and ban any politician who has been found culp…

[Monitor] Three justices of the Court of Appeal; Remmy Kasule, Catherin Bamugemereire and Elizabeth Musoke in their opinion last week, called upon Members of Parliament to amend the existing electoral laws and ban any politician who has been found culpable of electoral mal practices for two elective terms or 10 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Crime Is Now the Lifeline for the Failure of Politics

[Monitor] Last week I had a very humorous and insightful encounter with a retired American journalist. It all started when he wanted to understand all the hullaballoo regarding the SIM card registration using details from the National Identity Card. I …

[Monitor] Last week I had a very humorous and insightful encounter with a retired American journalist. It all started when he wanted to understand all the hullaballoo regarding the SIM card registration using details from the National Identity Card. I took him through from the death of AIGP Felix Kaweesi and the issues regarding crime.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Are Schools Exploiting Parents With Their Back-to-School Lists?

[Monitor] Victoria Najjulu was forced to transfer her daughter to a different school before she completed Senior Four due to what she referred to as ‘weird’ requirements that the school was asking the students to bring.

[Monitor] Victoria Najjulu was forced to transfer her daughter to a different school before she completed Senior Four due to what she referred to as 'weird' requirements that the school was asking the students to bring.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Loan Scheme – How Ready Are Beneficiaries to Pay Back?

[Monitor] In 2014, the Government of Uganda rolled out the higher education student’s loan scheme with intent to address the problem of inadequate access to higher education.

[Monitor] In 2014, the Government of Uganda rolled out the higher education student's loan scheme with intent to address the problem of inadequate access to higher education.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda