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Am I an African? On xenophobia and violence in South Africa 2017

Am I an African? On xenophobia and violence in South Africa 2017

We like to tell ourselves we are better. We pride ourselves on being survivors of the fires of history. We are told we live in a country of believers. We have prayers at many occasions of state. But we also tell ourselves we are different, special, "not like other Africans, generally". Such stories we tell of ourselves, sometimes believing the tales, sometimes telling them compulsively because we have to hide from harsher, less palatable truths about ourselves.

24/02/2017 Saa 16:07:51
Rwanda's digital ambassadors are boosting computer literacy

Rwanda’s digital ambassadors are boosting computer literacy

A new initiative in Rwanda aims to transform the lives of 5 million citizens by bringing them online and providing digital skills training in their communities in a new Digital Ambassadors Program (DAP).

24/02/2017 Saa 15:14:42
Religious leaders explore message of peace in East Africa

Religious leaders explore message of peace in East Africa

A consultation of church leaders from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi opened in Addis Ababa on 23 February 2017.

24/02/2017 Saa 14:50:45
Apparently a musical note featured in the Star Trek soundtrack can make women orgasm

Apparently a musical note featured in the Star Trek soundtrack can make women orgasm

We all know that the female orgasm can be tricky to trigger (for men anyway).

24/02/2017 Saa 14:14:52
Leicester’s Thai owners condemned over Ranieri sacking

Leicester’s Thai owners condemned over Ranieri sacking

The sacking of Claudio Ranieri just nine months after guiding Leicester City to a sensational Premier League triumph brought a torrent of condemnation on the team’s Thai owners on Friday.

24/02/2017 Saa 13:34:56
Details of what new Nokia 3310 will look like

Details of what new Nokia 3310 will look like

The first details have emerged of the new Nokia 3310 which could be about to be re-released.

24/02/2017 Saa 13:15:04
Kigali to host EAC High-Level Manufacturing Business Summit -

Kigali to host EAC High-Level Manufacturing Business Summit -

Rwanda is to host the 2nd high-level East African Manufacturing Business Summit and Exhibition (EAMBS) organised by the East African Community (EAC).

24/02/2017 Saa 10:52:37
French Senator under fire for linking Macron-Bayrou political alliance to Hutu and Tutsi conflict

French Senator under fire for linking Macron-Bayrou political alliance to Hutu and Tutsi conflict

Hutu-Tutsi strife sparked the 1994 Rwanda genocide and decade-long civil war in Burundi.

24/02/2017 Saa 10:34:22
President Kagame urges military to fortify national sovereignty

President Kagame urges military to fortify national sovereignty

President Paul Kagame has called on the country’s army to provide security guarantee and protect territorial integrity for building well-off society.

24/02/2017 Saa 10:09:12
HRCC sees Extradition Treaty as leeway for Murekezi to be sent to Rwanda

HRCC sees Extradition Treaty as leeway for Murekezi to be sent to Rwanda

The Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC), has welcomed government of Malawi and Rwanda has finally signed the long awaited Extradition Treaty which will pave way for the extradition of suspected Rwandan genocide convict Vincent Murekezi who sought refuge in Malawi since 2003.

24/02/2017 Saa 09:56:39
EAPCCO organs meeting on combating cross-border crimes opens in Kigali

EAPCCO organs meeting on combating cross-border crimes opens in Kigali

The Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (EAPCCO) Organs’ meeting started yesterday in Kigali as heads of criminal investigations departments, counter-terrorism, gender and legal met to foster cooperation to combat transnational organized crimes in the region.

24/02/2017 Saa 09:41:14
16 rebels killed in fighting with army in Congo's east

16 rebels killed in fighting with army in Congo’s east

Congo’s army has killed at least 16 former members of a rebel group after they re-entered the country’s east, the military’s spokesman said Thursday.

23/02/2017 Saa 16:09:46
My sugar mummy has 10 sex sessions with me daily, stocks my sperm for sale – Teenager reveals

My sugar mummy has 10 sex sessions with me daily, stocks my sperm for sale – Teenager reveals

A 19-year-old Zimbabwean boy, Trymore Chibwe, has exposed a 40-year-old married woman, Memory Tete, who allegedly forces him to 10 sex sessions daily.

23/02/2017 Saa 14:23:52
Congo government makes U-turn and opens probe into footage of DRC 'massacre

Congo government makes U-turn and opens probe into footage of DRC ’massacre

Congolese authorities have made a surprising U-turn after they eventually said they would carry out an investigation into video footage that appears to show elements of the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) "summarily executing civilians, including women and children."

23/02/2017 Saa 13:36:03
M-Net brings Bond, James Bond, to DStv

M-Net brings Bond, James Bond, to DStv

The James Bond pop-up channel from M-Net Movies kicks off today on MultiChoice’s DStv satellite pay-TV platform on DStv channel 109 for DStv Premium subscribers with all of the 007 films broadcast in chronological order.

23/02/2017 Saa 12:36:13
I can no longer tolerate my wife’s masturbation, husband tells court

I can no longer tolerate my wife’s masturbation, husband tells court

A 44-year-old businessman, Ekpolador Ebi, told an Abuja High Court in Nigeria that he would no longer tolerate his wife’s masturbation

23/02/2017 Saa 11:34:53
Somali new president appoints PM

Somali new president appoints PM

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Thursday appointed former humanitarian worker, Hassan Ali Khaire as the country’s new prime minister.

23/02/2017 Saa 11:03:44
'Revival' of Congo's M23 rebellion after fighters clash with army in neighbouring Uganda

’Revival’ of Congo’s M23 rebellion after fighters clash with army in neighbouring Uganda

Group was accused of being responsible for a series of murders, rapes and forced recruitment of children.

23/02/2017 Saa 10:54:01
7 earth-sized planets discovered at nearby star

7 earth-sized planets discovered at nearby star

A compact analogue of our inner solar system about 40 light years away has been discovered, the U.S. space station NASA announced at a press conference on Wednesday.

23/02/2017 Saa 10:29:15
Opposition leader Dr.Besigye finally agrees to hold talks with Museveni

Opposition leader Dr.Besigye finally agrees to hold talks with Museveni

Dr Kizza Besigye and his political rival, President Yoweri museveni have finally agreed to have talks about their different political approaches in Uganda.

21/02/2017 Saa 14:40:56
President Mugabe turns 93, says he will stand in 2018

President Mugabe turns 93, says he will stand in 2018

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has described his wife Grace, an increasingly political figure, as “fireworks” in an interview marking his 93rd birthday.

21/02/2017 Saa 11:53:50
Victims of 2015 Burundi crisis ready to collaborate with ICC commission of inquiry

Victims of 2015 Burundi crisis ready to collaborate with ICC commission of inquiry

This is included in the correspondence of 17 February sent to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court-ICC by the collective of lawyers defending the families of victims of crimes against humanity and other criminals in Burundi.

21/02/2017 Saa 11:19:46
UN: Time is running out for famine struck nations

UN: Time is running out for famine struck nations

UN demands action as famine looms in three countries the calls for action comes day after aid agency and government officials declared famine in parts of South Sudan.

21/02/2017 Saa 10:56:11
DR Congo snubs calls for massacre video investigation

DR Congo snubs calls for massacre video investigation

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday flatly rejected international calls to investigate a video purporting to show a massacre of unarmed men and women by DR Congo soldiers.

21/02/2017 Saa 10:27:26
Rwanda,India Sign Three Agreements To Boost Bilateral Relations

Rwanda,India Sign Three Agreements To Boost Bilateral Relations

President Paul Kagame yesterday received Indian Vice-President Shri Hamid Ansari, who paid him a courtesy call at Village Urugwiro.

21/02/2017 Saa 09:44:01
What next for Inter-Burundi dialogue after unsuccessful negotiations?

What next for Inter-Burundi dialogue after unsuccessful negotiations?

Facilitator Benjamin Mkapa intends to rely on the East African Community to try to unblock the situation.

20/02/2017 Saa 12:40:46
Mourinho worried by United’s FA Cup quarters draw

Mourinho worried by United’s FA Cup quarters draw

Jose Mourinho claimed that Chelsea are the favourites for next month’s FA Cup quarter-final because they are not suffering from the kind of fixture congestion that he believes is threatening to drag Manchester United down.

20/02/2017 Saa 12:13:52
2017 CAF Confederations Cup preliminary round summary

2017 CAF Confederations Cup preliminary round summary

Kenya ’s Ulinzi Stars set up a first round meeting with Egyptian giants Smouha as the CAF Confederations Cup preliminary round saw twenty ties completed over the weekend.

20/02/2017 Saa 11:41:25
Zimbabwe wants me to run as the only acceptable candidate, saysPresident Mugabe

Zimbabwe wants me to run as the only acceptable candidate, saysPresident Mugabe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was quoted as saying on Sunday that his Zanu (PF) party and the people saw no viable successor to him for general elections due in 2018.

20/02/2017 Saa 11:11:18
IMF to Help Somalia Print First Banknotes in Quarter Century

IMF to Help Somalia Print First Banknotes in Quarter Century

The International Monetary Fund is backing Somalia’s plans to replace tattered currency notes that were printed before the Horn of Africa nation plunged into civil war almost three decades ago.

20/02/2017 Saa 10:37:36
34 killed and 50 injured in car bomb in Mogadishu

34 killed and 50 injured in car bomb in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, 20th February, 2017 — At least 34 people have been killed and about 50 injured in a car bomb blast in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

20/02/2017 Saa 10:06:44
Rwanda,Uganda and Kenya in joint tourism drive

Rwanda,Uganda and Kenya in joint tourism drive

In a move meant to easily reach and capture more tourists, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda have come together to launch the first of its kind East African destination portal.

20/02/2017 Saa 09:56:23
India To Open Resident Mission In Rwanda Soon: Vice President Hamid Ansari

India To Open Resident Mission In Rwanda Soon: Vice President Hamid Ansari

Seeking to give the Indian community in Rwanda a greater push, India will open its resident mission in the Rwandan capital Kigali, a move that will further enhance bilateral ties.

20/02/2017 Saa 09:34:27
India Vice President to visit Rwanda, Uganda from Feb 19-23 to boost ties

India Vice President to visit Rwanda, Uganda from Feb 19-23 to boost ties

Vice President Hamid Ansari of India will soon embark on a five-day visit to Rwanda and Uganda, seeking to further boost ties with them and broaden India’s diplomatic footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa.

16/02/2017 Saa 17:41:57
Uganda moves to expel Burundian refugees

Uganda moves to expel Burundian refugees

Ugandan will send home at least 46,000 refugees from Burundi following a request from its government. Burundian officials maintain that the country is now safe after months of civil unrest.

16/02/2017 Saa 13:39:01
Rwanda,Belarus seek to cooperate in industry, agriculture

Rwanda,Belarus seek to cooperate in industry, agriculture

Belarus and Rwanda will establish contacts in industry and agriculture, BelTA learned from the press service of Belarus’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

16/02/2017 Saa 12:04:36
Govt approves India-Rwanda Air Services Agreement

Govt approves India-Rwanda Air Services Agreement

Rwanda national carrier RwandAir has already announced its plans to launch its air services to India from the next fiscal with four flights per week to Mumbai

16/02/2017 Saa 11:46:24
Former Rwandan minister charged with favoritism

Former Rwandan minister charged with favoritism

Former Rwanda’s state minister for mining Wednesday appeared in court where he was charged with favoritism and falsifying official documents.

16/02/2017 Saa 11:34:48
Triple Chelsea rejection, Man United Aguero backing, Arsenal talks, Liverpool favourites

Triple Chelsea rejection, Man United Aguero backing, Arsenal talks, Liverpool favourites

John Terry has reportedly turned down three offers from the MLS to stay with Chelsea until the end of the season.

16/02/2017 Saa 11:24:11
Swedish court upholds life term for Rwanda-born man in 1994 genocide

Swedish court upholds life term for Rwanda-born man in 1994 genocide

A life sentence for a Rwandan-born man found guilty of genocide, murder and other crimes during the 1994 ethnic massacres in the central African country was upheld Wednesday by a Swedish appellate court.

15/02/2017 Saa 16:00:18

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