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Senior LRA commander surrendered to US commandos

Senior LRA commander surrendered to US commandos

A rebel in charge of communications for warlord Joseph Kony has surrendered to Ugandan forces, the military said today, shortly after the U.S. indicated it was pulling out of the international manhunt for one of Africa’s most notorious fugitives.

30/03/2017 Saa 17:01:01
Shocking details about why Daniella left Jose Chameloene out

Shocking details about why Daniella left Jose Chameloene out

It’s not often people turn down a chance to be married and living with the fathers of their children … but Daneila Atim told Joseph Chameleone that their marriage is already on the rocks, and the two parties are far from reconciliation.

30/03/2017 Saa 15:17:58
Rwanda,Burundi and Tanzania to Benefit from 80mw Power Project

Rwanda,Burundi and Tanzania to Benefit from 80mw Power Project

OVER 7,000 households in are set to benefit from 80 megawatts of electricity from the Rusumo Falls hydro-electric project along Kagera River whose ground-breaking ceremony is set for today.

30/03/2017 Saa 13:13:32
Ivanka Trump has been hired as as assistant to the President

Ivanka Trump has been hired as as assistant to the President

She got the office in the West Wing last week, and now she’s getting the title to go with it.

30/03/2017 Saa 12:51:06
Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first phone with Bluetooth 5.0

Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first phone with Bluetooth 5.0

It can support two headphones at once, too

30/03/2017 Saa 10:57:32
FERWAFA to split women’s league

FERWAFA to split women’s league

Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has deliberated that the topflight women’s league be divided into two with eight clubs in either competition ahead of the new season.

30/03/2017 Saa 10:16:55
 Somalia's parliament endorses new cabinet

Somalia’s parliament endorses new cabinet

Somali Parliament on Wednesday approved a new cabinet appointed by Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire a week ago.

29/03/2017 Saa 16:36:39
Gatwick airport to be new destination for Rawandair

Gatwick airport to be new destination for Rawandair

Rwanda’s airline will start three weekly flights to London’s Gatwick airport on May 26 and it expects to exceed one million passengers on all its routes in the next three to four years, said the chief Executive John Mirenge.

29/03/2017 Saa 14:46:43
DONALD TRUMP, LOST IN AFRICA

DONALD TRUMP, LOST IN AFRICA

The Trump Administration’s budget proposal for next year includes drastic cuts to a myriad of social services and programs, to environmental protection, education, public housing, and the arts and science.

29/03/2017 Saa 12:41:48
After attacks on Nigerian students, Kenyan woman assaulted in India

After attacks on Nigerian students, Kenyan woman assaulted in India

The complainant was travelling in an autorickshaw when several men pulled her out and beat her up.

29/03/2017 Saa 12:03:36
Bodies of suspected UN workers discovered in DR Congo

Bodies of suspected UN workers discovered in DR Congo

Police on Tuesday confirmed the discovery of the bodies of two Europeans and one Congolese in the Central Kasai province in the area where two UN experts and four Congolese were kidnapped about two weeks ago.

29/03/2017 Saa 11:18:40
Burundi, Belgium vow to rehabilitate bilateral ties

Burundi, Belgium vow to rehabilitate bilateral ties

Burundi and Belgium have vowed to rehabilitate bilateral relations that had faced "turbulences" since 2015, the Belgian ambassador to Burundi said Tuesday.

29/03/2017 Saa 10:30:38
Barcelona superstar Neymar could become the most valuable player in world football.

Barcelona superstar Neymar could become the most valuable player in world football.

Manchester United is so "loco about signing Neymar," according to Spanish newspaper Sport, the club is willing to trigger the reported €200 million (£173 million/US$216 million) release clause in the Barcelona player’s contract.

29/03/2017 Saa 10:06:32
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez admits he played football in a jail as a child

Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez admits he played football in a jail as a child

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has revealed quite how much his football surroundings have changed since his childhood in Chile.

29/03/2017 Saa 09:37:59
How did celibacy become mandatory for priests?

How did celibacy become mandatory for priests?

Priestly celibacy, or rather the lack of it, is in the news. There have been allegations of sex orgies, prostitution and pornography against Catholic clerics in Italy. On March 8, Pope Francis suggested, in an interview with a German newspaper, Die Zeit, that the Catholic Church should discuss the tradition of celibacy in light of an increasing scarcity of priests in rural areas, especially in South America.

28/03/2017 Saa 17:52:24
Important things most couples stop doing once they get married

Important things most couples stop doing once they get married

28/03/2017 Saa 16:12:48
Worst Humanitarian Crisis in 70 Years Hits as Trump Slashes Foreign Aid

Worst Humanitarian Crisis in 70 Years Hits as Trump Slashes Foreign Aid

The world’s largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump’s proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world’s top emergency donor.

28/03/2017 Saa 15:02:12
Samsung to sell refurbished safety-recalled Note 7 phones

Samsung to sell refurbished safety-recalled Note 7 phones

Samsung announced Monday it would sell some Note 7 smartphones that were recalled for safety reasons as refurbished devices, in an effort to manage its stockpile in an “environmentally friendly” manner.

28/03/2017 Saa 14:04:29
Congo bishops withdraw from role as mediator between government, opposition

Congo bishops withdraw from role as mediator between government, opposition

The bishops of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have withdrawn from their role as mediator between the government of President Joseph Kabila, who has remained in office beyond his constitutional term limit, and the opposition, which has called for new elections.

28/03/2017 Saa 13:37:00
Burundi students on strike despite fears of reprisals from authorities

Burundi students on strike despite fears of reprisals from authorities

Poor students in Burundi are taking action over the government’s decision to abolish scholarships.

28/03/2017 Saa 11:56:37
Court frees pregnant Violette Uwamahoro accused of plotting to overthrow government

Court frees pregnant Violette Uwamahoro accused of plotting to overthrow government

Uwamahoro was arrested in February after travelling to Rwanda to attend her father’s funeral.

28/03/2017 Saa 11:31:48
Manchester United will be without these 7stars for West Brom clash

Manchester United will be without these 7stars for West Brom clash

Manchester United are facing an injury crisis ahead of their Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion this weekend.

28/03/2017 Saa 10:58:16
Two held for vandalizing fiber optic cables

Two held for vandalizing fiber optic cables

Police in Kamonyi district is holding two men in connection vandalism of fiber optic cable lines belonging to KT Rwanda Networks Company.

28/03/2017 Saa 09:51:28
Kiplimo Wins Uganda’s Maiden Gold Medal at World Cross Country Championships

Kiplimo Wins Uganda’s Maiden Gold Medal at World Cross Country Championships

Youngster Jacob Kiplimo became the first ever athlete from Uganda to win a gold medal at the IAAF world cross country championships.

27/03/2017 Saa 13:14:43
6 killed, 12 injured in church building collapse in Burundi's Bubanza province: official

6 killed, 12 injured in church building collapse in Burundi’s Bubanza province: official

At least six people died and 12 others were injured when a church building under construction collapsed at Muramba in Bubanza province, 35km west of the Burundian capital Bujumbura, local administration authorities said.

27/03/2017 Saa 12:38:02
President Kagame hails Rwanda-Israel bond at AIPAC

President Kagame hails Rwanda-Israel bond at AIPAC

Rwandan president says Jewish state’s existence not an ‘infringement’ on others, highlights both countries as victims of genocide

27/03/2017 Saa 12:24:23
 RwandAir launches direct flights from Accra to Lagos

RwandAir launches direct flights from Accra to Lagos

RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, has recently launched direct flights from Accra to Lagos as part of the Airline’s route expansion project in 2017.

27/03/2017 Saa 11:56:47
ICC awards Congo war crimes victims a symbolic $250 each

ICC awards Congo war crimes victims a symbolic $250 each

The International Criminal Court has awarded symbolic reparations of $250 each to nearly 300 people who lost relatives, property or livestock or suffered psychological harm in a deadly attack on a Congolese village in 2003.

24/03/2017 Saa 17:41:25
The 6 types of relationship you need to have experienced before you even consider marriage

The 6 types of relationship you need to have experienced before you even consider marriage

Marriage is a serious commitment.

24/03/2017 Saa 15:05:31
'240 feared dead' in latest migrant shipwreck off Libya

’240 feared dead’ in latest migrant shipwreck off Libya

More than 200 migrants are feared dead after the latest shipwreck off the Libyan coast, according to Proactiva Open Arms. The Spanish aid organization’s spokesperson, Laura Lanuza, said Friday that at least 240 lives had likely been lost.

24/03/2017 Saa 15:03:26
Africa urged to find durable solution for Somali refugees

Africa urged to find durable solution for Somali refugees

A group of non-government organizations (NGOs) on Friday called on African leaders to find practical solutions to protect and assist Somali refugees and asylum seekers facing ongoing conflict and a humanitarian crisis in Somalia.

24/03/2017 Saa 14:33:35
 Ousted Egypt president Mubarak freed from detention: lawyer

Ousted Egypt president Mubarak freed from detention: lawyer

Ousted president Hosni Mubarak left a military hospital on Friday where he had spent much of his six-year detention,and returned to his home in the Cairo suburb of Heliopolis. his lawyer said.Mubarak had been cleared for release earlier this month after a top court finally acquitted him of involvement in protester deaths during the 2011 revolt that ousted him.

24/03/2017 Saa 12:57:23
Burundi keeps knocking at SADC’s door

Burundi keeps knocking at SADC’s door

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) may not seem such an exclusive club to many of its own citizens. After all, a few of its members – Swaziland and Zimbabwe spring to mind – systematically violate the club’s ostensible rules, regarding respect for democracy, the rule of law and governance especially, without evident fear of expulsion.

24/03/2017 Saa 12:01:31
Tom Cruise is not dating Mission Impossible 6 co-star Vanessa Kirby

Tom Cruise is not dating Mission Impossible 6 co-star Vanessa Kirby

Cruise and Kirby will start filming for the upcoming film on 10 April.

24/03/2017 Saa 11:31:51
 Rwanda to deploy sixth peacekeeping Police contingent

Rwanda to deploy sixth peacekeeping Police contingent

Rwanda National Police (RNP) is set to increase its participation in United Nations peacekeeping missions when they deploy the sixth Formed Police Unit (FPU) to serve under the UN Mission in South Sudan early next month.

24/03/2017 Saa 10:31:56
At 93, President Mugabe remains a jet-setter

At 93, President Mugabe remains a jet-setter

Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the "non-resident president."

24/03/2017 Saa 02:04:05
Rivals Uganda, Kenya Play To 1 All Draw In International Build Up

Rivals Uganda, Kenya Play To 1 All Draw In International Build Up

East African rivals Kenya and Uganda played to a 1-1 draw in their international friendly at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Thursday.

24/03/2017 Saa 01:18:14
Wyclef Jean was scared for his life

Wyclef Jean was scared for his life

Wyclef Jean was “scared for his life” and slammed police for racial profiling after he was handcuffed by gun-wielding officers in a case of mistaken identity on Tuesday (21.03.17).

23/03/2017 Saa 23:06:49
Rusumo Falls project to break ground next week

Rusumo Falls project to break ground next week

The 80MW Regional Rusumo Falls hydroelectric project in Rwanda is set to start construction soon, with the official groundbreaking ceremony to be held 30 March.

23/03/2017 Saa 19:02:59
Government warns against genocide ideology ahead of April commemoration

Government warns against genocide ideology ahead of April commemoration

The 23rd anniversary of the genocide against Tutsi due on April 7 will be marked with focus on fighting genocide ideology while building on current country’s progress, Rwanda’s National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) said on Wednesday.

23/03/2017 Saa 18:44:53

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