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Rwandas Mega Project In The Works

 Reliable power will be achieved with the completion of Nyabarongo hydropower project in the western part of Rwanda .   The project is possibly the largest hydropower installation in Rwanda. More than 28MW of electricity is contributed by it to the national grid.    A significant challenge to energy utilities has been the development of a modernized energy system especially for developing countries.   The.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 19th September 2017

Rwandas Electrification a Must- REG Chief

 According to new determined targets set by the Rwanda Energy Group (REG), productive users like community production centers will be able to relish uninterrupted power supply in five years.   These targets are part of the commitments in the recently-signed performance contracts by REG and its subsidiary companies. By the end of 2018, the performance contracts state that the targets and strategies to reach government energy.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 19th September 2017

Tanzania Development Authority TANTRADE look to Prioritize SMEs

 TANTRADE acting Director General, Edwin Rutageruka addressed the public in a live television program recently, and underlined the good work of the SME sector and the role it played in the development of economies in a number of countries across the globe today.   While speaking on its influence locally in Tanzania, he was quoted saying “We are committed and spend most of our time working closely with SMEs in enhancing their.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 19th September 2017

Tanzania Development Authority TANTRADE look to Prioritize SMEs

 TANTRADE acting Director General, Edwin Rutageruka addressed the public in a live television program recently, and underlined the good work of the SME sector and the role it played in the development of economies in a number of countries across the globe today.   While speaking on its influence locally in Tanzania, he was quoted saying “We are committed and spend most of our time working closely with SMEs in enhancing their.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 19th September 2017

India and Tanzanians Growing Relationship

 India has asked Tanzania to grant long-term visas for reputed business companies with multi-entry facility to promote investments between the two countries, the commerce ministry said today.   During the fourth session of India-Tanzania Joint Trade Committee meeting the issue was discussed.   The Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman led the Indian delegation and the Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 18th September 2017

Major Mlimani City expansion project expected to cost $100 million

 A total of $100 million will be the total cost of the ongoing expansion project for Mlimani City (about Sh224 billion on the prevailing exchange rate) as investors seek to make sure that the facility meets international standards. According to the supplement addendum between the government, the investors and the University of Dar es Salaam, By December 2019 the expansion of the facility is expected to be completed.   A hotel and.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 18th September 2017

Rwandas Electrification objective

 Additional financing for energy projects have been approved by Rwanda. The cabinet did this with the objective to close the gaps in power generation.   It got approved during a cabinet meeting chaired by President Paul Kagame. He approved the loans and grants worth over $51 million to fund three major renewable energy projects.   Before the end of next year the country targets to increase to 563MW of electricity. It also.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 18th September 2017

Eye from Zion treats 723 in Kenya, sets up new eye clinic

 During the week of August 15-23, 2017, volunteers with Israel’s Eye from Zion humanitarian organization held an “eye camp” in Chuka, Kenya. They received 723 patients in three locations, from infants to senior citizens, performing free treatments and surgeries – 85 percent of the surgeries to remove cataracts and 10% to correct astigmatism.   Medical personnel volunteering for this mission came from Western.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 13th September 2017

Kenya: Missionary receives national award for her medical work

 Irish Loreto Missionary, Sr Mary Owens, has been presented with an award by the Ministry of Health in Kenya in appreciation of her timeless service and dedication to the country’s Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) Programme. The Programme provides quality HIV care, treatment and support to those infected or affected by HIV and is part of the ministry’s National AIDS and STI Control Programme. Over 200,000 children under 14 years.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 13th September 2017

Medical-Education in Sub-Sahara Africa

 Medical education in Africa has significantly evolved over the years. From the time when there were only 5 medical schools in the region, to the expansion era after African countries achieved independence and now when the medical education structure is making efforts in providing m-health programmes for students.    Online courses have great potential of improving healthcare in Sub-Sahara Africa. However, the medical education.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 13th September 2017

Indian doctors offer health services at Mombasa Hospital

 The administrative director of Mombasa Hospital Abbas Nasser says specialist surgeons from India are conducting a free medical camp at Pandya hospital where they are treating patients with cancer, heart and diabetes and related problems.   “Those that shall require surgery will be operated on free of charge”, he said.   He lauded the collaboration with the Indian doctors saying this would make it easier and.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 13th September 2017

Kenya's MPs to name only 1 wife in new medical scheme

 Elected MPs with large families or more than one spouse will have to bear the brunt of the austerity measures introduced by the Salaries and Remunerations Commission (SRC). Unlike in the past, the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) medical scheme now covers only the MP or senator and a maximum of five dependants. According to the scheme seen by The Standard, family members covered include one spouse and four children aged under 25.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 13th September 2017



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