The Government of Rwanda and Alibaba Group Enter into Agreements to Promote Rwanda’s Economic Development

The first eWTP hub in Africa was launched in Rwanda; Key initiatives include assisting Rwandan SMEs to sell to Chinese consumers, promoting Rwandan tourism and providing capacity building to empower Rwanda’s digital economy KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma witnessed the signing of three […]

Opportunity International Honors 2018 WeGo Award Winners

Chicago, Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Opportunity International is pleased to announce the winners of the Women and Girls Opportunity (WeGO) Awards. The inaugural WeGO Award seeks to highlight and honor Opportunity International partners around the world who work selflessly in challenging environments to implement projects that improve livelihoods and financial opportunities of women and girls around the world. Winners of this award receive […]

South Sudan Celebrates Peace Day

Thousands of jubilant South Sudanese took part in today’s celebrations of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan ending years of bloodshed and suffering in the country.The peace celebration was attend…

Machar Returns to Juba for Peace Celebrations

President Salva Kiir publicly apologized to South Sudanese citizens Wednesday for the devastation the past five years of conflict has caused and announced the release of rebel leader Riek Machar’s former spokesman James Gatdet, who had been sentenced t…

Support NGOs in education sector, Oulanyah tells Ministry

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has urged the Ministry of Education and Sports to provide the necessary support to Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the Education sector, especially those setting up institutions of learning in …

MPs detain Ministry official over Akii-Bua stadium funds

Members of Parliament have expressed displeasure over the mismanagement of funds disbursed by the Ministry of Education and Sports towards the construction of the Akii-Bua Memorial Stadium in Lira.The team led by the Commissioner for Physical Education…

Promote religious tourism, Kadaga advises

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has requested President Yoweri Museveni to develop three Martyrdom sites in Busoga, saying that they will improve local tourism and religious tourism which will boost Uganda’s revenue and also put the sites on…

Legislators urged to address illicit financial flows in Africa

KIGALI, RWANDA: Pan African Parliament legislators have been exposed to loopholes in law and exploitative trade practices of multinational companies, which are responsible for illicit financial flows in Africa. Statistics from the Organisation for Econ…

UGANDA TRAINS MILITARY HEALTH WORKERS TO FIGHT EBOLA

KAMPALA, Uganda- With support from the World Health Organisation (WHO), Uganda’s Ministry of Health, started training health workers in the military, on surveillance and clinical management of the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever.According to a statement…