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New joint effort to fight genocide denialAs the clock ticks closer to the 20th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, four organisations have jointly rolled out a new programme... Read More
IMF okays Rwanda’s poverty fight mechanismThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a new three-year Policy Support Instrument (PSI) for Rwanda, under which government can secure advice from the Fund... Read More
What role do citizens have in disaster management?Disasters have no particular face; they just wreak havoc. In their wake are masses of distraught people. Anyone can be a victim, just like anyone... Read More
Incompetence by some employees in public services is due to failure by the employing entities to provide on-the-job training and skills development, the chairperson Public Service Commission, has said.... Full Story
Inadequate funding and shortage of staff are the major challenges weighing down operations of the East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (Cassoa), officials say.
“We are looking at alternative financing mechanism to bridge the gap,” the Executive Director of Cassoa, Barry Kashambo, told members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) who were visiting the agency’s offices in Entebbe, Uganda, last week.
Fusion Capital, a UK and Kenyan-based equity firm is looking for local investors to partner with in the export sector. Luke Kinoti, CEO, Fusion Capital, told this newspaper that his company is ready and willing to partner with local investors interested in the export business given the vast investment opportunities not yet harnessed.... Read More »
A brilliant header from Kipson Atuheire granted Police a lifeline as they emerged victors over rivals Rayon Sports with a 2-1 win to lift the inaugural Ombudsman Cup yesterday at Amahoro stadium.... Read More »
Burundi’s Hope Irakoze is the winner of the Tusker Project Fame season six (TPF 6). He beat first runners-up, the duo of Amos & Josh, Uganda’s Daisy and Tanzania’s Hisia, who came third and fourth respectively at a colourful grand finale, held in Nairobi yesterday.... Read More »
Violence against women is a paradox of the human condition. Consider this: we instinctively protect our mothers, sisters, and daughters and yet some of us become impervious to the suffering of other women, mothers of our children included, unable to extend the same care and sensitivity.... Read More »
The public ‘court of perception’ has always been that of ‘yewk’ and ‘arrgh!’ when it comes to the idea that goat and sheep milk can notde better nutritional value than the timeless dairy.
But That a ‘mere’ laptop computer could cause you to suffer from erectile dysfunction and infertility sounds far-fetched in all sense of the word, except to scientists. Well, laptops could be giving way to tablets and iPad minis today, but that does not mean their use is extinct.
Every year, 30th November is celebrated all over East Africa in commemoration of when the treaty for establishment of the East African Community was signed.... Read More »