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.
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).
A consultation of church leaders from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi opened in Addis Ababa on 23 February 2017.
We all know that the female orgasm can be tricky to trigger (for men anyway).
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.
The first details have emerged of the new Nokia 3310 which could be about to be re-released.
Rwanda is to host the 2nd high-level East African Manufacturing Business Summit and Exhibition (EAMBS) organised by the East African Community (EAC).
Hutu-Tutsi strife sparked the 1994 Rwanda genocide and decade-long civil war in Burundi.
President Paul Kagame has called on the country’s army to provide security guarantee and protect territorial integrity for building well-off society.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
A 44-year-old businessman, Ekpolador Ebi, told an Abuja High Court in Nigeria that he would no longer tolerate his wife’s masturbation
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Thursday appointed former humanitarian worker, Hassan Ali Khaire as the country’s new prime minister.
Group was accused of being responsible for a series of murders, rapes and forced recruitment of children.
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.
Dr Kizza Besigye and his political rival, President Yoweri museveni have finally agreed to have talks about their different political approaches in Uganda.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has described his wife Grace, an increasingly political figure, as “fireworks” in an interview marking his 93rd birthday.
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.
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.
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.
President Paul Kagame yesterday received Indian Vice-President Shri Hamid Ansari, who paid him a courtesy call at Village Urugwiro.
Facilitator Benjamin Mkapa intends to rely on the East African Community to try to unblock the situation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Belarus and Rwanda will establish contacts in industry and agriculture, BelTA learned from the press service of Belarus’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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
Former Rwanda’s state minister for mining Wednesday appeared in court where he was charged with favoritism and falsifying official documents.
John Terry has reportedly turned down three offers from the MLS to stay with Chelsea until the end of the season.
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.