Wholesale dismissal of NGO reports ill-advised
- Since tobacco farming is labour intensive, in some cases parents mobilise their own children to work in plantations as a means of boosting family income.
The plight of school-going youth who are not in school is visible for everyone to see in our towns, where armies of street children are growing alarmingly. No NGO reports are needed to appreciate this worrisome scenario. That is why we think the HRW report should be given a thought, for it gives an insight into what we all need to address.
Walkout by Rwandans halts Eala proceedings
- They were protesting the decision by Speaker not to allow discussion on a motion on the rotation of sittings among partner states