Regional

Interview: Agric expert tips on how to bolster Rwanda agric sector

Last week, Kigali hosted the fourth ‘cracking the nut’ conference that sought to find ways various countries can improve rural livelihoods and guarantee food security. ...

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EAC plans new Arusha buildings

The East African Community (EAC) is now contemplating to develop the piece of land which the government had dished out to its Arusha-based secretariat at Kisongo area along the main Arusha-Dodoma road. ...

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EAC issues quality assurance rules to facilitate regional trade

The East African Community (EAC) Secretariat has issued new regulations to enhance the operationalisation of the EAC Standardisation, Quality Assurance, Metrology and Testing Act (SQMT) of 2006. East Africa Affairs, Commerce and Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie. ...

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Isaac Ruto, Alfred Keter and Zakayo Cheruiyot challenged to resign from URP

KERICHO: Bomet governor Isaac Ruto, and two URP Members of Parliament have been told to quit the party and seek fresh mandate for their respective seats instead of trying to wreck the party from within. Council of Governors Chairperson and Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto Speaking at Kirenget trading centre during a fundraising for Boba Boda accident victims recuperating at Litein Mission  hospital , Kuresoi  South constituency youths led by Robert Too distanced themselves from the recent sharp political differences pitting Ruto, Nandi Hills Member of Parliament Alfred Keter, and his Kuresoi South counterpart  Zakayo Cheruiyot, against the Deputy president William Ruto. “All these URP leaders crying wolf here and there owe their respective seats to the Deputy president endorsement during the last general election and if they now feel they do not need him, let them man-up and resign from the party and seek fresh leadership mandate through another party,” Too said. ...

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Kenya: Treasury releases Sh20b to counties

Kenya: The National Treasury has released about Sh20 billion to the county governments for the month of January. Governors address the Press in the past. The National Treasury has disbursed about Sh20 billion to the counties for January...

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US firm lowers Uganda’s credit rating

American financial services company, Standard & Poor’s, has cut Uganda’s credit rating on concern that the budget shortfall will widen due to increase in spending and the reduction of donors’ financial support in 2012 because of corruption. ...

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Public warned over collaboration with terrorist groups

Security officials have warned the public over collaborating with terrorist groups bent on destabilising the country. ...

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