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Things to know about Zimbabwe's 1st lady, likely successor

Things to know about Zimbabwe’s 1st lady, likely successor

Zimbabwe’s first lady has moved a dramatic step closer to succeeding her husband as leader. President Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state, this week fired longtime deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, removing the man long seen as the front-runner to take power when the 93-year-old Mugabe moves on.

8/11/2017 Saa 09:36:32
Plane makes emergency landing after a woman finds out her husband ‘is having an affair’

Plane makes emergency landing after a woman finds out her husband ‘is having an affair’

A plane was forced to emergency land after a woman found out her husband was allegedly having an affair during the flight.

8/11/2017 Saa 09:04:42
MY HUSBAND TAKES PERMISSION FROM HIS FATHER BEFORE SEX, WIFE TELLS COURT

MY HUSBAND TAKES PERMISSION FROM HIS FATHER BEFORE SEX, WIFE TELLS COURT

A 22-year-old housewife, Rashidat Adewuyi, told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday that her father-in-law slept on the same bed with her and her husband whenever he visited them.

21/10/2017 Saa 07:40:48
H.E. PAUL KAGAME, WILL BE HONORED WITH THE WORLD TOURISM AWARD 2017

H.E. PAUL KAGAME, WILL BE HONORED WITH THE WORLD TOURISM AWARD 2017

H.E. Paul Kagame, President, The United Republic of Rwanda, will be honored with The World Tourism Award 2017 for Visionary Leadership on November 6, 2017, on the opening day of World Travel Market London, at the Excel Center.

21/10/2017 Saa 06:24:23
Prevention of Torture: UN human rights body suspends Rwanda visit citing obstructions

Prevention of Torture: UN human rights body suspends Rwanda visit citing obstructions

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) has suspended a visit to Rwanda due to a series of obstructions imposed by authorities, such as accessing some places of detention, confidentiality of certain interviews and over concerns that some interviewees could face reprisals.

21/10/2017 Saa 06:04:04
Five arrested over EBM scam

Five arrested over EBM scam

Police have arrested five people suspected of forging Electronic Billing Machines (EBM) receipts to claim VAT refund from Rwanda Revenue Authority.

21/10/2017 Saa 04:52:21
Call for safety precautions as lightning strike claims family of three

Call for safety precautions as lightning strike claims family of three

As the rainy season sets in, entities charged with safety have called on the public to be conscious of lightning and also re-echoed extra safety precautions.

21/10/2017 Saa 04:38:36
President Robert Mugabe made WHO goodwill ambassador

President Robert Mugabe made WHO goodwill ambassador

The surprise move was announced by the first African director-general of the World Health Organisation.

21/10/2017 Saa 04:19:48
Somalia: Civil defense force seen after deadly attack

Somalia: Civil defense force seen after deadly attack

Every Somali citizen has to take a gun and fight al-Shabaab, president tells thousands at football stadium

19/10/2017 Saa 05:10:12
US supported mass killings of half a million Indonesians in 1965

US supported mass killings of half a million Indonesians in 1965

NEWLY declassified documents have reaffirmed that the United States government knew about and provided support for the killings of an estimated 500,000 to a million Indonesians in 1965-66 by the Indonesian military and affiliated vigilante groups.

19/10/2017 Saa 04:24:24
EASF Director, IGP Gasana discuss enhanced cooperation

EASF Director, IGP Gasana discuss enhanced cooperation

Visiting Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) director, Abdillahi Omar Bouh, yesterday paid a courtesy call to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K Gasana and discussed enhanced cooperation through capacity building.

19/10/2017 Saa 04:06:28
City Oilers qualify for FIBA Africa Champions Cup

City Oilers qualify for FIBA Africa Champions Cup

KAMPALA (FIBA Africa Champions Cup 2017) - City Oilers won their second straight FIBA Africa Zone 5 Clubs Championship trophy after seeing off Patriots of Rwanda 86-59 in the Final on Saturday in the Ugandan capital.

9/10/2017 Saa 04:27:31
Youth urged to transform country’s destiny

Youth urged to transform country’s destiny

The youth in Rwanda have been challenged to seize the existing opportunities and work hard towards self development and growth of the nation.

9/10/2017 Saa 04:12:22
Fighting currency counterfeit: Another suspect arrested

Fighting currency counterfeit: Another suspect arrested

A Police continued crackdown on a ring said to be behind counterfeit and circulation of money especially in the City of Kigali, led to the arrest of one Gustave Tuyisenge, who was at the time found with notes amounting to 1050 Euros.

7/10/2017 Saa 05:06:42
Carvalho sentenced to 7-month jail term

Carvalho sentenced to 7-month jail term

Ricardo Carvalho has been sentenced to seven months in prison due to tax offences whilst at Real Madrid between 2011 and 2012.

6/10/2017 Saa 12:43:37
Hilton commits $50m to Africa Growth Initiative for conversion of 100 hotels

Hilton commits $50m to Africa Growth Initiative for conversion of 100 hotels

To support the continued expansion of its sub-Saharan African portfolio, Hilton has committed $50m over the next five years towards the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative.

6/10/2017 Saa 08:19:56
Germany to probe origins of colonial-era Rwandan skulls

Germany to probe origins of colonial-era Rwandan skulls

Germany launched a two-year study Thursday to determine the origins of more than 1,000 human skulls, mostly from Rwanda, brought to Europe during the colonial era for racial "scientific" research.

6/10/2017 Saa 05:22:42
Children set alight at nursery school in Brazil

Children set alight at nursery school in Brazil

Seven people have died and dozens of others are hurt, including 15 seriously, in an attack which has horrified the nation.

6/10/2017 Saa 04:43:59
RRA staff under investigation over illegal tax exemption

RRA staff under investigation over illegal tax exemption

Police investigations into abuse of taxation processes and systems has unearthed how some Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) employees connive with fraudsters in bypassing digital systems to evade taxes.

6/10/2017 Saa 04:28:16
Arup and Bechtel partner with Rwandan community to build bridge to safety

Arup and Bechtel partner with Rwandan community to build bridge to safety

A team from Arup and Bechtel has joined charity Bridges to Prosperity and members of the local community to build a 64-metre pedestrian footbridge in Nyaruguru, South Rwanda.

5/10/2017 Saa 07:14:23
Hague Court Exhibit Shows Children’s Wartime Suffering

Hague Court Exhibit Shows Children’s Wartime Suffering

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals launched an online multimedia exhibition giving insights into the suffering of children during the former Yugoslav wars and the Rwanda genocide.

5/10/2017 Saa 06:51:10
Six principles of nonviolence

Six principles of nonviolence

Nonviolence can be a safe, effective and lasting way to defeat injustice, but like any other science it takes knowledge, courage and determination.

5/10/2017 Saa 05:57:10
How bookmakers deal with winning customers

How bookmakers deal with winning customers

Successful gamblers will often find their betting opportunities limited

5/10/2017 Saa 05:33:22
Senatorial Standing Committee on Security meet RNP leadership

Senatorial Standing Committee on Security meet RNP leadership

Members of the Senatorial Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Security, on October 4, visited Rwanda National Police (RNP) where they were received by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K. Gasana at the General Headquarters in Kacyiru.

5/10/2017 Saa 04:36:34
Clamping down on human trafficking in Rwanda

Clamping down on human trafficking in Rwanda

Every year, thousands of people majority women and girls, fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and abroad. Almost every country in the world is affected by trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit or destination for victims. Rwanda is no exception.

5/10/2017 Saa 04:28:59
5 everyday things you didn't know could cause cancer

5 everyday things you didn’t know could cause cancer

It is frightening to know how many things and habits can increase your cancer risk – things you’re exposed to on a daily basis.

3/10/2017 Saa 07:24:46
Uganda: Drugs Shortage Fuels Deadly Cholera

Uganda: Drugs Shortage Fuels Deadly Cholera

AT least three people have died from cholera in western Uganda amid a shortage of medicines.

3/10/2017 Saa 07:10:47
Grace Mugabe 'donates used underwear' to Zanu-PF supporters – report

Grace Mugabe ’donates used underwear’ to Zanu-PF supporters – report

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly drawn criticism from health and political activists after she allegedly donated used underwear to Zanu-PF party supporters in the eastern border city of Mutare.

3/10/2017 Saa 07:00:05
Civilians among dozens of casualties from clashes in Libyan smuggling hub

Civilians among dozens of casualties from clashes in Libyan smuggling hub

Clashes have pitted an armed group previously known for migrant smuggling against the Operations Room to combat the Islamic State

3/10/2017 Saa 06:40:48
Training on AU peacekeeping standards start in Gishari

Training on AU peacekeeping standards start in Gishari

A Training of Trainers (ToT) course on African Union peacekeeping and support operations started, yesterday, at the Police Training School (PTS) Gishari bringing together 25 police officers from Uganda, Ethiopia and Rwanda.

3/10/2017 Saa 06:14:06
Police caution over illegal mining as landslides claim two

Police caution over illegal mining as landslides claim two

Police in Rulindo District rescued three illegal miners, who had been trapped in a concession after a weak cliff caved in.

3/10/2017 Saa 06:08:03
Late Playboy publisher, Hugh Hefner, became deaf from too much Viagra —Report

Late Playboy publisher, Hugh Hefner, became deaf from too much Viagra —Report

The founder and publisher of Playboy magazine, Hugh Hefner, has died. He died on Wednesday at the ripe old age of 91, reports say.

28/09/2017 Saa 13:38:43
Bayern Munich confirm the sacking of coach Carlo Ancelotti after PSG loss

Bayern Munich confirm the sacking of coach Carlo Ancelotti after PSG loss

German champions Bayern Munich sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti a day after they lost 3-0 at Paris St Germain in the Champions League, German media reported on Thursday.

28/09/2017 Saa 13:03:36
Man is jailed for having sex with a DONKEY after witch doctor told him it would make him a stronger man

Man is jailed for having sex with a DONKEY after witch doctor told him it would make him a stronger man

A South African man has been jailed for having sex with a donkey after a witch doctor told him it would make him stronger.

28/09/2017 Saa 12:32:46
President Mugabe likens rivals to Judas for seeking his retirement

President Mugabe likens rivals to Judas for seeking his retirement

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday accused unnamed officials of his own party of trying to push him into retiring and likened them to the biblical betrayer Judas.

28/09/2017 Saa 11:55:47
Uganda plans to join OPEC after first oil fields flow in 2020: minister

Uganda plans to join OPEC after first oil fields flow in 2020: minister

Uganda will seek to join OPEC once the East African nation starts pumping crude out from Lake Albert oil fields along the western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo at the end of the decade, Uganda’s energy and minerals minister Irene Muloni said Wednesday.

28/09/2017 Saa 05:49:41
Italy woman marries herself in 'fairytale without prince'

Italy woman marries herself in ’fairytale without prince’

An Italian woman has married herself in a ceremony complete with white dress, three-layer wedding cake, bridesmaids and 70 guests.

28/09/2017 Saa 05:35:54
A 28-year-old had sex with an 11-year-old. Under French law, it’s not necessarily rape.

A 28-year-old had sex with an 11-year-old. Under French law, it’s not necessarily rape.

He told her that he would “teach her how to kiss.”

28/09/2017 Saa 05:17:42
Good news! The world is getting freer, faster

Good news! The world is getting freer, faster

Earlier today, the Fraser Institute published the 21st edition of its annual Economic Freedom of the World (EFW) report. The Canadian think-tank uses 42 data points across five different areas (size of government, legal/property rights, sound money, freedom to trade internationally and regulation) to rank the economic freedom of 159 countries and territories.

28/09/2017 Saa 04:39:06
Malian officials commend Rwanda’s anti-corruption approach

Malian officials commend Rwanda’s anti-corruption approach

A delegation from Mali composed of members of the Central Office against illicit enrichment and members of Supreme Court, yesterday, visited Rwanda National Police (RNP) where they commended the force’s efforts in fighting corruption.

28/09/2017 Saa 04:20:45

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