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President Trump Determines Trade Preference Program Eligibility for Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda

President Trump Determines Trade Preference Program Eligibility for Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda

The President notified Congress and the Government of Rwanda of his intent to suspend duty-free treatment for all AGOA-eligible apparel products from Rwanda in 60 days

3/04/2018 Saa 11:45:39
Fastest Delivery Drone Starts Lifesaving Flights

Fastest Delivery Drone Starts Lifesaving Flights

Delivery drones can be game changers if they go beyond merely offering convenience to becoming lifesaving technologies on a daily basis. That has already become reality in Rwanda, where a Silicon Valley startup called Zipline uses delivery drones to make timely drop-offs to hospitals and clinics across the country. Now Zipline has begun flying what it describes as the world’s fastest commercial delivery drones in its expanding operations that could include the United States by the end of 2018.

3/04/2018 Saa 08:29:13
Ramaphosa lauds Winnie Madikizela-Mandela for her dedication to the struggle

Ramaphosa lauds Winnie Madikizela-Mandela for her dedication to the struggle

President Ramaphosa has called on South Africans to draw inspiration from Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

3/04/2018 Saa 08:09:17
A disturbing number of millennials believe that the Earth is flat, study reveals

A disturbing number of millennials believe that the Earth is flat, study reveals

The Flat Earth conspiracy is starting to feel like that annoying relative who always outstays their welcome at family events.

3/04/2018 Saa 07:43:58
Russia to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry

Russia to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry

The Russian foreign ministry announced Saturday it will expel 23 British diplomats within a week in a tit-for-tat response to London’s measures over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter.

17/03/2018 Saa 06:47:08
Regional Humanitarian Outlook for the Great Lakes: January - June 2018

Regional Humanitarian Outlook for the Great Lakes: January - June 2018

This Outlook provides an overview of the anticipated humanitarian situation in the Great Lakes region from January to June 2018. It focuses on Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and neighbouring countries—including Angola, Kenya and Zambia—that have received refugees and asylum-seekers due to the DRC crisis.

17/03/2018 Saa 06:35:16
Inaugural Seka stand-up comedy festival in Kigali.

Inaugural Seka stand-up comedy festival in Kigali.

The festival to be held on March 24 and 25 will feature Africa’s famous comedians like Nigeria’s Klint the Drunk, Kenya’s Eric Omondi and Chipukeezy, Patrick Salvado from Uganda, Tanzania’s Idris Sultan, Captain Khalid — a German based Tanzanian comedian, and Kigingi from Burundi among others.

17/03/2018 Saa 06:24:25
Muyanza dam in Rulindo to benefit farming sector

Muyanza dam in Rulindo to benefit farming sector

The recently completed Muyanza Dam in central Rwanda will benefit farmers and help grow crops for exports, a Rwandan official said on Thursday.

17/03/2018 Saa 06:12:24
Communiqué on the participation of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in the Extraordinary Summit on the Free Trade Area

Communiqué on the participation of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in the Extraordinary Summit on the Free Trade Area

17/03/2018 Saa 05:42:53
Moscow summons UK envoy amid Skripal poisoning row & expulsion of diplomats

Moscow summons UK envoy amid Skripal poisoning row & expulsion of diplomats

Britain’s ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow, has been summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow. The move is reportedly linked to London’s expulsion of Russian diplomats in the Sergei Skripal poisoning row.

17/03/2018 Saa 05:36:39
PRIMUS GUMA GUMA SUPER STAR 8 ARTISTS UNVEILED!

PRIMUS GUMA GUMA SUPER STAR 8 ARTISTS UNVEILED!

The 8th Edition of the Primus Guma Guma Super Star was kicked-off at a press conference at the Bralirwa Brewery in Kicukiro this past Friday, 16th March 2018.

17/03/2018 Saa 05:15:30
AMSTEL 100% PURE MALT Launched by Bralirwa

AMSTEL 100% PURE MALT Launched by Bralirwa

At a premiumlaunch event in Radisson Blu Hotel at KCC, Bralirwa launched its latest innovation – AMSTEL 100% PURE MALT.

5/03/2018 Saa 11:29:22
Thousands of African migrants protest deportations at Rwandan embassy

Thousands of African migrants protest deportations at Rwandan embassy

’Would you deport me if I were white?’ ask white-painted demonstrators as Israel’s expulsion effort gets underway

7/02/2018 Saa 12:35:34
This will be the most African Winter Olympics ever

This will be the most African Winter Olympics ever

More African flags will fly at the opening ceremony of this year’s Winter Olympics than ever before.

7/02/2018 Saa 11:48:55
Shock as Kenya deports opposition politician Miguna

Shock as Kenya deports opposition politician Miguna

Deportation came hours after riots demanding his release rocked his hometown Kisumu

7/02/2018 Saa 07:03:27
Has President Jacob Zuma given up?

Has President Jacob Zuma given up?

Ahead of what was expected to be a fraught battle, President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday night seems to have thrown in the towel.

7/02/2018 Saa 06:38:15
Police turns focus to private vehicles to curb road accidents

Police turns focus to private vehicles to curb road accidents

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has warned reckless drivers especially those driving private automobiles, whose actions cause fatalities.

7/02/2018 Saa 06:05:28
President Nkurunziza refutes reports accusing China of spying on AU

President Nkurunziza refutes reports accusing China of spying on AU

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said a recent report accusing China of spying on the African Union (AU) is groundless and has been fabricated by some Western media to drive a wedge between African countries and China.

7/02/2018 Saa 05:44:08
Rwanda's Gasana excited about February Qualifiers

Rwanda’s Gasana excited about February Qualifiers

Kenneth Gasana is urging his Rwanda national team colleagues to get ready for the this month’s first-leg of Group B of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers in Bamako, Mali.

7/02/2018 Saa 05:33:21
French hospital suspends Rwanda doctor convicted of genocide

French hospital suspends Rwanda doctor convicted of genocide

Kigali - A French public hospital has suspended a Rwandan doctor who was convicted on genocide charges back home, after a protest by a Rwandan government commission.

7/02/2018 Saa 05:17:05
Burundi risks to become a forgotten refugee crisis without support

Burundi risks to become a forgotten refugee crisis without support

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, with its 26 other humanitarian partners, is today launching a funding appeal for US$391 million to support some 430,000 Burundian refugees during 2018.

6/02/2018 Saa 09:28:25
Yale leads largest-ever collaboration to educate health workers in Rwanda

Yale leads largest-ever collaboration to educate health workers in Rwanda

Dr. Grace Igiraneza was in her second year of residency at the University of Rwanda when things started to change. Staffing on the wards increased as doctors from Yale and other American medical schools arrived to take on clinical and teaching duties.

6/02/2018 Saa 06:02:30
Zimbabwe: Good News for Zim Economy

Zimbabwe: Good News for Zim Economy

Gold, nickel, copper and zinc are seen as major sources of value for investors in Africa and the world in the medium to long term. This should be good news to Zimbabwe’s resource-based economy whose future growth is underpinned by mining, agriculture, tourism and policy stability.

6/02/2018 Saa 05:22:03
Kenyan TV silent amid political unrest

Kenyan TV silent amid political unrest

Kenya’s three top TV stations remain silent after police stopped the delivery a court order designed to restore their transmissions from being handed over.

5/02/2018 Saa 09:48:24
Wanyama - Goal Against Liverpool Is My All Time Best

Wanyama - Goal Against Liverpool Is My All Time Best

Victor Wanyama has described his goal for Tottenham Hotspur against Liverpool on Sunday in the English Premier League as probably the best of his career.

5/02/2018 Saa 09:40:50
Lupita Nyong’o: Black Panther is not a typical sweetheart story

Lupita Nyong’o: Black Panther is not a typical sweetheart story

Lupita Nyong’o says her ‘Blank Panther’ alter ego isn’t your “average damsel in distress”.

5/02/2018 Saa 09:19:23
President Nkurunziza warns against dividing country

President Nkurunziza warns against dividing country

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday warned citizens against disrupting the country’s unity.

5/02/2018 Saa 08:29:54
The 746th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the Conclusions of the 1st Retreat of the PSC Committee of Experts

The 746th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the Conclusions of the 1st Retreat of the PSC Committee of Experts

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 746th meeting held on 17 January, 2018 considered the Conclusions of the 1st Retreat of the PSC Committee of Experts that was held from 11 to 16 December 2017, in Musanze, Rwanda, and adopted the following decision:

5/02/2018 Saa 08:11:26
Main suspect in Mowzey Radio 'murder' arrested

Main suspect in Mowzey Radio ’murder’ arrested

Godfrey Wamala alias Troy has been arrested today by police in connection to the ’murder’ of Mowzey Radio

5/02/2018 Saa 08:02:49
Aid worker tells of Rwandan genocide as Redditch marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Aid worker tells of Rwandan genocide as Redditch marks Holocaust Memorial Day

REDDITCH marked Holocaust Memorial Day with a moving and inspirational ceremony topped by a speech by American humanitarian aid worker Carl Wilkens on Rwanda’s 100-day genocide of 1994.

5/02/2018 Saa 07:47:05
The African Union finally wakes up to Trump

The African Union finally wakes up to Trump

The AU’s anger at Trump’s derogatory remarks is unusual for an organisation that rarely speaks out

18/01/2018 Saa 11:40:01
Patrice Lumumba in his own words: “Neither brutality nor cruelty nor torture will ever bring me to ask for mercy, for I prefer to die with my head unbowed…”

Patrice Lumumba in his own words: “Neither brutality nor cruelty nor torture will ever bring me to ask for mercy, for I prefer to die with my head unbowed…”

While in incarceration just weeks away from his 17 January 1961 horrific assassination at a tender age of 36, the Congolese liberation hero and Pan-africanist Patrice Lumumba, put in poignant words his final views on the state of his beloved country and Africa, in this heartrending letter to his wife Pauline.

18/01/2018 Saa 11:18:14
 Zimbabwe to hold Elections in 5 months time

Zimbabwe to hold Elections in 5 months time

Zimbabwe will hold elections in four to five months, a newspaper on Thursday quoted President Emmerson Mnangagwa as saying.

18/01/2018 Saa 10:58:46
CHAN 2018: Hey trails guns at Equatorial Guinea after frustrating Nigeria

CHAN 2018: Hey trails guns at Equatorial Guinea after frustrating Nigeria

Rwanda will return to action against Equatorial Guinea in Tangier, Morocco Friday after Monday’s surprise barren draw against Nigeria in the CHAN 2018 group ‘C’ opener.

18/01/2018 Saa 10:40:30
Volkswagen will start building cars in Rwanda

Volkswagen will start building cars in Rwanda

The next milestone in Volkswagen Sub Saharan Africa strategy becomes reality with the registration of the company Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda.

18/01/2018 Saa 10:31:20
Energy 4 Impact receives $1 million to develop small scale solar irrigation market in Rwanda

Energy 4 Impact receives $1 million to develop small scale solar irrigation market in Rwanda

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved a $1 million grant for Energy 4 Impact to develop the small scale solar irrigation market in Rwanda.

18/01/2018 Saa 09:54:21
How to avoid financial hangover every January

How to avoid financial hangover every January

As the festive season has come and gone, a number of consumers are conducting a postmortem into whether they spent their funds wisely.

18/01/2018 Saa 06:15:37
Humanitarian Situation in DR Congo Reaches Breaking Point as Funding Gap Remains Enormous

Humanitarian Situation in DR Congo Reaches Breaking Point as Funding Gap Remains Enormous

17/01/2018 Saa 09:53:35
Most important things consumers are looking for from your brand in 2018

Most important things consumers are looking for from your brand in 2018

With 2018 now upon us, we look at five higher order things consumers are expecting from brands in 2018 and beyond.

17/01/2018 Saa 09:41:10
Horn of Africa tensions

Horn of Africa tensions

Shifting alliances in the Horn of Africa have some analysts worried about a potential open conflict ahead

17/01/2018 Saa 09:23:45

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