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Africa:Warning Signs Flash As Governance Progress Slows
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Forty of Africa's 55 nations have improved their standards of governance in the past decade, while only 12 have seen a decline. But the rate of improvement has slowed in recent years.
11/20/2017 03:33 PM
Rwanda:Rwigara Accuses Court of Lacking Autonomy
[East African] Former presidential aspirant Diane Rwigara last week accused a Rwandan court of lacking the independence to try her case fairly, arguing that the decisions made at her insurrection trial will come directly from the President's Office.
11/20/2017 10:13 AM
Africa:Cote d'Ivoire, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal Improve Governance - But...
[Mo Ibrahim Foundation] Dakar -The 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), launched today by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, reveals that the continent's Overall Governance trajectory remains positive on average, but in recent years has moved at a slower pace.  As many countries struggle to build on recent progress or to reverse negative trends, and as concerns emerge in some key sectors, the Foundation is calling for vigilance on the continent's future.
11/20/2017 08:48 AM
Angola:Moxico - Most Deaths in General Hospital Caused By Malaria
[ANGOP] Luena -Malaria was the main cause of death in the last seven days in the General Hospital of the eastern Moxico Province, the head of the institution?s Casualty ward, Júlio Pedro Mendes, has informed.
11/20/2017 02:34 PM
East Africa:ICC Affair - When the EAC Gets Involved
[Iwacu] Tanzanian and Ugandan Presidents condemn the International Criminal Court (ICC) decision to investigate Burundi. The Heads of State say this measure hampers efforts to promote peace in Burundi.
11/20/2017 02:11 PM
East Africa:Regional Standby Force Begins Training in Sudan
[East African] The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) will Monday begin wide-ranging military exercises in Sudan, official said.
11/20/2017 08:58 AM
Angola:Angola and Ukraine Seek Partnership in Fisheries, Agriculture
[ANGOP] Luanda -The deputy minister for European Integration of the of Ukraine's Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, Olga Trofimtsey, is since Sunday in Luanda to set up a partnership with Angola in the sectors of fisheries, sea, agriculture and forest.
11/20/2017 02:40 PM
Angola:Over 500 Cases of Early Pregnancy Recorded in Lunda Sul
[ANGOP] Saurimo -At least 542 of cases of early pregnancy have been recorded from January to October this year in northeastern Lunda Sul province Maternity.
11/20/2017 02:26 PM
Rwanda:Anal Fissure - a Common Cause of Painful Defecation
[New Times] An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the anus, the opening where bowel movements come out. Anal fissures cause pain, especially during a bowel movement.
11/20/2017 01:36 PM
Cameroon:Nation Mourns Murdered Soldiers
[Cameroon Tribune] The security officers, Hinma Rene, Djonlay Bienvenu, Sali David and Yaya, were posthumously decorated for supreme sacrifices.
11/20/2017 01:36 PM
Cameroon:2nd Wouri Bridge - Measures to Ease Traffic
[Cameroon Tribune] This was during the 13th session of the Regional Steering Committee on big projects in the Littoral on November 15.
11/20/2017 01:35 PM
Cameroon:Bureau Gives Instructions After Fire Outbreak
[Cameroon Tribune] Following is an announcement after the Bureau meeting of November 18, 2017.
11/20/2017 01:35 PM
Cameroon:Pre-Empting Consumer-Unfriendly Behaviours
[Cameroon Tribune] This is in an effort to fight against black marketing as the festive period draws nearer.
11/20/2017 01:33 PM
Africa:Total CHAN 2018 - Intermediate Lions Know Challengers
[Cameroon Tribune] Cameroon will play in Group D alongside Angola, Congo Brazzaville and Burkina Faso.
11/20/2017 01:33 PM
Rwanda:Rwanda Cracks Whip On Human Trafficking
[CAJ News] Kigali -RWANDA is proposing life sentences for human traffickers amid criticism current laws were not deterrent. Such sentences would be imposed on traffickers of more than one person, repeat offenders and those trafficking vulnerable people like children and pregnant women. Besides the jail term, a bill before parliament proposes a fine of $12 000 (R168 000). "We want to send a strong message that human beings are not commodities," said Nadine Gatsinzi Umutoni, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Gender and Fa
11/20/2017 01:30 PM
Southern Africa:SADC Leaders Set to Meet in Angola Over Zimbabwe Crisis
[News24Wire] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is expected to discuss Zimbabwe's political crisis in Luanda, Angola on Tuesday, the presidency has said in a statement.
11/20/2017 01:21 PM
Rwanda:Mass Non-Surgical Circumcision 'Prepex' Curbing HIV Transmission in Rwanda
[New Times] Kamanzi Alex is one of thousands of Rwanda men who have finally decided to have the cut - get circumcised. He has come for his second and last immunization jab against tetanus prior the procedure at Rwamagana hospital.
11/20/2017 01:15 PM
Rwanda:Parents Optimistic As Early Childhood Centre Construction Starts in Kicukiro
[New Times] Parents in Kicukiro District will no longer worry about where to leave their children whenever they go to work as an Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre is set to be completed in the area.
11/20/2017 12:18 PM
Rwanda:Joseph Areruya is Tour Du Rwanda 2017 Champion
[New Times] Rwandan Joseph Areruya has won Tour du Rwanda 2017, which concluded on Sunday at Amahoro National Stadium-the 21-year old, riding for South African UCI Continental Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka used a total of 20hrs, 21 minutes and 29 seconds.
11/20/2017 11:37 AM
Rwanda:Buteera Brings Stability, Says APR Coach Mulisa
[New Times] APR defeated Kirehe FC 2-1 on match-day six of the Azam Rwanda Premier League at Amahoro National Stadium to remain top of the table standing and afterward head coach Jimmy Mulisa singled out midfielder Andrew Buteera for special praise.
11/20/2017 11:36 AM
Nigeria/Rwanda:Rwanda Drawn Against Nigeria at CHAN 2018
[New Times] Rwanda will play against Nigeria, Libya and Equatorial Guinea in Group C at the 2018 African Nations Championships (CHAN) finals tournament.
11/20/2017 11:32 AM
Rwanda:First Lady Receives Woman Personality of the Year and African Heroine Award
[New Times] The First Lady Jeannette Kagame was on Friday bestowed upon the African Woman Personality of the Year Award and African Heroine Awards by the Dutch-based The Voice Magazine.
11/20/2017 11:24 AM
Rwanda:Rayon Sports Eye Mukura Win to Honor Fallen Colleagues
[New Times] Rayon Sports players will have to put aside the agony of losing their assistant coach Hamadi 'Katauti' Ndikumana and the absence of head coach Olivier Karekezi as they seek to get victory against Mukura on Sunday at Kicukiro Stadium.
11/20/2017 11:23 AM
Rwanda:Areruya Closing in on Tour Du Rwanda Triumph
[New Times] Dimension Data for Qhubeka's Rwandan rider Joseph Areruya is on the verge of claiming his first Tour du Rwanda title as the 2017 edition comes to a climax with the seventh and final stage on in Kigali.
11/20/2017 11:22 AM
Rwanda:Toilet Hygiene - a Practice That Will Keep Your Household Safe
[New Times] Yesterday (November 19) was World Toilet Day, a day aimed at inspiring action to tackle global sanitation crises. In Rwanda, the Ministry of Health has embarked on different activities to ensure good sanitation within the population.
11/20/2017 11:01 AM
Rwanda:Prosecute Men Who Impregnate Teenagers, Says Civil Society
[New Times] Members of civil society organisations and religious leaders have appealed to the Government to launch an investigation into the people responsible for the country's teenage pregnancies.
11/20/2017 10:24 AM
Rwanda:Businesses Upbeat Over New Visa Regime
[New Times] International conference organisers are upbeat following the last week's announcement of the new visa regime.
11/20/2017 10:19 AM
Rwanda:Tour Du Rwanda - Areruya Credits Teammates for Win
[New Times] Rwandans have proved to be the masters of their own race after Joseph Areruya claimed this year's Tour du Rwanda to become the third Rwandan to win the annual UCI Africa Tour race in four years.
11/20/2017 10:17 AM
Burundi:Antibiotics Are Developing Resistance Due to Auto-Medication, Researches Indicate
[Iwacu] Different researches show that antibiotics are building up resistance at a high level. Health professionals ask both the government and population to get involved.
11/20/2017 09:32 AM
Cameroon:Accident Prevention - NGO Helps Students
[Cameroon Tribune] Schools along roads considered to be at risk.
11/20/2017 09:19 AM