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Alphamin Receives Strong Support from the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to Develop Its Bisie Tin ...  2014-07-25
Alphamin Resources Corp. , is pleased to announce that the Government of Democratic Republic of Congo has reaffirmed its commitment to fully support Alphamin as it progresses to develop the first large ...
Sondra Myers's "The New Rwanda 2: Successes & Challenges on the Ground" to be launched in Rwanda, reports KT Press  2014-07-25
KIGALI, Rwanda, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Rwanda Handbooks 1 & 2 help foster the spirit and practice of discussion among citizens. The first handbook, "The New Rwanda: Prosperity and the Public Good," was endorsed by H.E President Kagame, who also requested a translation into Kinyarwanda. The book was also sent via The Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Rwandan embassies throughout the ...
DRC withdraw CAN candidacy  2014-07-25
Democratic Republic of Congo has withdrawn its bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Rwanda: Govt Dismisses Prime Minister  2014-07-25
[VOA]Kigali -Rwandan Prime Minister Pierre Damien Habumuremyi has been dismissed and Anastase Murekezi appointed to replace him.
Rwanda: U.S. in Renewed Bid for Arrest of Kabuga  2014-07-25
[New Times]The United States government is committed to working closely with Rwanda, Interpol and a UN tribunal in renewed effort to bring to book the nine key suspects of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi who are wanted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), a top Washington diplomat has said.
Canadian Leadership Saving the Lives of Women and Children across the Developing World  2014-07-24
Today, Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and for Western Economic Diversification, joined by Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre (Manitoba), hosted a round table with non-governmental organization officials to discuss Canada's leadership role to date as well as what concrete actions Canada should take going forward to improve maternal ...
New Rwandan government but key ministers unchanged  2014-07-24
Rwandan President Paul Kagame named a fresh government Thursday, one day after appointing a new prime minister, reshuffling some posts but maintaining key ministers. Under Rwanda's constitution, new ministers must be chosen or old ones reappointed after a new prime minister is named by the president. "Change is a result of many factors, and this doesn't mean that the previous team did not ...
Fires in Central Africa During July 2014  2014-07-24
Hundreds of fires covered central Africa in mid-July 2014, as the annual fire season continues across the region. Multiple red hotspots, which indicate areas of increased temperatures, are heavily sprinkled across the Congo (northwest), Angola (south), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (northeast), and Zambia (southeast). Thick gray smoke rises from some of the hotspots, and in some areas ...
Rwanda Replaces Infrastructure Minister in Cabinet Reshuffle  2014-07-24
Rwanda named new infrastructure and natural resources ministers in a cabinet reorganization President Paul Kagame said was aimed at bolstering his development agenda to become a middle-income economy by 2020.
Ivanhoe Mines Begins Construction of First Box Cut for Planned Underground Mine at the Kamoa Copper Discovery in the ...  2014-07-24
Banro Provides Operations Update  2014-07-23
Banro Corporation wishes to provide a brief overview of progress at its Twangiza and Namoya mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo .
Rwandan president names new prime minister  2014-07-23
Rwandan President Paul Kagame named the former labour minister Anastase Murekezi as the new prime minister on Wednesday, a presidential statement said. The appointment is expected to bring in a possible cabinet reshuffle, as under Rwanda's constitution, ministers must be chosen -- or reappointed -- by the new prime minister. Murekezi, who has served as the labour minister since 2008, is the ...
Monkey Cage: Why jogging or going to church can get you arrested (in Burundi)  2014-07-23
Recent moves by Burundi’s political leaders threaten citizens’ right to assemble, stifle opposition ahead of 2015 election.
Two Global Health Corps Fellows Head to Burundi to Change Lives through Radio  2014-07-23
SHELBURNE, Vt. -- "I can't believe we'll be in Bujumbura on Friday," says Alex Bozzette, a 2014-2015 Global Health Corps fellow being placed with Population Media Center. It was a Tuesday, and ...
Burundi proposes new taxes as revenues fall short  2014-07-23
By Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's cabinet will propose new duties on some alcoholic drinks and other products, an airport departure tax and other measures to make up for a shortfall in forecast revenues for 2014, according to a draft bill seen on Wednesday. This year's budget had predicted revenues of 633 billion Burundi francs ($411.04 million), but the government now expects ...





News from Africa
Alphamin Receives Strong Support from the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to Develop Its Bisie Tin ... 
2014-07-25
Sondra Myers's "The New Rwanda 2: Successes & Challenges on the Ground" to be launched in Rwanda, reports KT Press 
2014-07-25
DRC withdraw CAN candidacy 
2014-07-25
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