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Congo's Vicious Kasai War Could Reignite The Great Congo War

Congo’s Vicious Kasai War Could Reignite The Great Congo War

In August 2016, small but violent conflict erupted in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s south-central Kasai region.

13/09/2017 Saa 05:14:52
Three arrested over illegal trade in petroleum products

Three arrested over illegal trade in petroleum products

A Police operation in Muhima Sector of Nyarugenge District, on September 11, arrested three men in connection with illegally dealing in petroleum products

13/09/2017 Saa 04:52:30
Rohingya in Myanmar, 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing': UN human rights chief

Rohingya in Myanmar, ’textbook example of ethnic cleansing’: UN human rights chief

The United Nations human rights chief, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, on Monday said the violence and injustice faced by the ethnic Rohingya minority in Myanmar, where U.N. rights investigators have been barred from entering, “seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.”

12/09/2017 Saa 10:03:02
Burundi nationals heading to join al Shabaab arrested in Kenya

Burundi nationals heading to join al Shabaab arrested in Kenya

Four Burundi nationals were arrested at Merire area along Isiolo-Marsabit Highway Tuesday.

12/09/2017 Saa 09:35:08
[Rwanda] S&P Global Ratings places economic outlook as stable

[Rwanda] S&P Global Ratings places economic outlook as stable

S&P Global Ratings has affirmed its ’B/B’ long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on the Republic of Rwanda. The outlook is stable.

12/09/2017 Saa 09:23:48
[Rwanda] Weak export prices, drought dip economic growth, World Bank

[Rwanda] Weak export prices, drought dip economic growth, World Bank

Rwanda’s economic growth has been slowing down since mid-2016, resulting in a 6 percent growth in 2016 and in 4.2 percent annualized growth in the first quarter of 2017.

12/09/2017 Saa 09:15:43
Rwanda goalkeeper Evariste Mutuyimana has died

Rwanda goalkeeper Evariste Mutuyimana has died

Amavubi and Rayon Sports goalkeeper Evariste Mutuyimana has died this morning at home aged 26.

12/09/2017 Saa 09:03:23
Togo’s summit cancellation is “victory to African struggle,” says Hamas leader

Togo’s summit cancellation is “victory to African struggle,” says Hamas leader

The postponement of the Africa-Israel Summit, is “a victory for humanitarian values and its defenders,” Hamas political bureau member, Izzat Al-Risheq, said yesterday.

12/09/2017 Saa 04:26:24

"I don’t speak about stupid things" Mourinho

It is understood that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho snubbed Stoke City boss Mark Hughes twice after he tried to shake his hand. This took place after Saturday’s 2-2 draw at the Bet365 Stadium.

11/09/2017 Saa 12:18:10
Crystal Palace sack manager Frank de Boer

Crystal Palace sack manager Frank de Boer

Crystal Palace on Monday sacked manager Frank de Boer after a dismal start to the Premier League season in which they have lost all four of their matches without scoring a single goal.

11/09/2017 Saa 10:02:45
5 East African musicians you need to know

5 East African musicians you need to know

Meeting the artists of Nyege Nyege, a Ugandan festival named after the Luganda word for ‘the feeling of a sudden uncontrollable urge to move, shake or dance’

11/09/2017 Saa 09:25:51
Pope injured in Colombia

Pope injured in Colombia

Pope Francis sustained minor injuries on Sunday when he lost his balance and bumped his head against a vehicle barrier while riding in the popemobile during his visit to Cartagena, Colombia.

11/09/2017 Saa 08:22:16
Al Shabaab storms Somali border town, kills at least 10 military

Al Shabaab storms Somali border town, kills at least 10 military

Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there, the spokesman of the al Qaeda-linked group told Reuters.

11/09/2017 Saa 06:04:13
Grace Mugabe at it again...

Grace Mugabe at it again...

Zimbabwe’s controversial First Lady Grace Mugabe was at it again when she called for violence against former ruling Zanu-PF party members during a youth rally addressed by her husband in Bindura on Saturday.

11/09/2017 Saa 05:17:06
Diamonds are funding Zim's political oppression - Global Witness

Diamonds are funding Zim’s political oppression - Global Witness

Zimbabwe’s government is using money earned from diamond exports to fund its Central Intelligence Organisation, blamed for a raft of human-rights abuses as it’s helped to keep President Robert Mugabe in power since 1980, Global Witness said.

11/09/2017 Saa 04:47:03
Road construction engineer arrested over fraud and ghost employee

Road construction engineer arrested over fraud and ghost employee

Police in Burera District has arrested Eng. Thaddée Niyonsabe, a road construction Engineer at the Base, Butaro, Kidaho road construct project (BBK), in connection with fraudulent use and destruction of company’s property.

11/09/2017 Saa 04:20:55
Country star Don Williams dead at 78

Country star Don Williams dead at 78

Don Williams, an award-winning country singer with love ballads like I Believe in You, has died. He was 78.

9/09/2017 Saa 07:18:18
One half of country duo dies in helicopter crash

One half of country duo dies in helicopter crash

As one half of Montgomery Gentry, Troy Gentry — who died Friday in a helicopter crash — helped the country music duo become a successful act in the genre, launching countless hits, winning multiple awards and reaching platinum status throughout the 2000s.

9/09/2017 Saa 06:38:03
Good sex? 7 reasons why short men make best husband

Good sex? 7 reasons why short men make best husband

How much caring can he give? If he’s comfortable with you being taller than he is he will likely be comfortable with your ambitions, intellect, career and talents.

9/09/2017 Saa 06:16:42
Kenya will Hoist CHAN 2018 Insists Sports Secretary of Kenya

Kenya will Hoist CHAN 2018 Insists Sports Secretary of Kenya

Despite fears that the Confederation of African Football would take the 2018 CAF African Nations Championships hosting rights elsewhere, Kenya has been assured they will host the tournament.

9/09/2017 Saa 05:26:14
Rwanda's Kagame urges conducive environment for Africa tourism to thrive

Rwanda’s Kagame urges conducive environment for Africa tourism to thrive

President Paul Kagame called on African economies to provide a favorable environment that would boost the growth of tourism on the continent.

9/09/2017 Saa 04:24:48
Uganda and Rwanda Police, local leaders discuss border security

Uganda and Rwanda Police, local leaders discuss border security

Local administration leaders and security officials from the districts of Nyagatare and Kabale in Rwanda and Uganda, respectively, meet on September 7, and resolved to enhance cooperation against cross-border security threats for the good of the neighboring communities in the two countries.

9/09/2017 Saa 04:11:39
Burkina Faso to sue FIFA

Burkina Faso to sue FIFA

FIFA is reportedly to be sued by its member,Burkina Faso Football Federation (FBF ) following a decision that the match between South Africa and Senegal will be replayed during the upcoming FIFA international day in November.

8/09/2017 Saa 08:58:29
Just resign, Raila tells Uhuru, claims IEBC officials in danger

Just resign, Raila tells Uhuru, claims IEBC officials in danger

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to resign following the "sham election" on August 8.

8/09/2017 Saa 07:31:19
Geopolitics allows Myanmar to cover up Rohingya massacre

Geopolitics allows Myanmar to cover up Rohingya massacre

A humanitarian crisis of near genocidal proportions is taking place in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, yet the world’s reaction is confined to mere condemnation instead of sanctions or direct intervention.

8/09/2017 Saa 05:50:02
Agency Africa Interactive reels in four awards for PR campaigns

Agency Africa Interactive reels in four awards for PR campaigns

Agency Africa Interactive Ltd, the leading East African Hotel Marketing Agency has taken home 4 “Hotel and Lodging Standard of Excellence” Awards and 1 “Food Industry Standard of Excellence” Award in the recently concluded 2017 Web Awards, held by the Web Marketing Association (USA), for their work with several Hotel clients based in Kenya and Rwanda.

8/09/2017 Saa 05:28:25
Preventing disasters: Public urged to take precaution

Preventing disasters: Public urged to take precaution

The rainy season is here. Rain is equally a source for socio-economic development as it blesses crop production and humidifying the air. However, heavy downpour can be destructive, affect the wellbeing of the people and destroys property.

8/09/2017 Saa 04:52:30
FIFA ORDERS SOUTH AFRICA AND SENEGAL TO REPLAY WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

FIFA ORDERS SOUTH AFRICA AND SENEGAL TO REPLAY WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

The result which Bafana got against the Teranga Lions will not stand following CAS’ decision to uphold referee Lamptey’s lifetime ban

7/09/2017 Saa 13:30:47
Rwanda genocide suspect to face trial in Stockholm

Rwanda genocide suspect to face trial in Stockholm

A Swedish national is to face trial in September in Stockholm for his alleged role in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide.

7/09/2017 Saa 13:10:28
Rwanda-US talks on AGOA in advanced stage

Rwanda-US talks on AGOA in advanced stage

Negotiations between Rwanda and the United States to review the US African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) to ensure continued duty-free access of Rwandan commodities to the US market are at an advanced stage. Rwanda Development Board chief executive officer Emmanuel Hategeka said they want to ensure the country is not locked out of the trade window.

7/09/2017 Saa 12:37:59
I'm 94 years old, I fought in the Second World War and I have a serious warning about where 2017 is headed

I’m 94 years old, I fought in the Second World War and I have a serious warning about where 2017 is headed

I am an old man in the apogee of my days and that’s why I know we are on the cusp of war – if not in North Korea then somewhere else – simply because of the way we have allowed society to become. As a young man in uniform, I witnessed destruction, and I can’t stand impotently by while it happens again

7/09/2017 Saa 09:44:01
Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to homeland

Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to homeland

Grace has returned to homeland after the South African government granted her diplomatic immunity, helping her escape prosecution over allegations of assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg.

21/08/2017 Saa 07:27:39
Congo Landslide Death Toll Likely to Rise over 200

Congo Landslide Death Toll Likely to Rise over 200

The vice governor of Ituri province Pacifique Keta announced on Friday that the landslide in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo likely killed more than 200 people, based on estimates from the number of households submerged.

19/08/2017 Saa 08:16:53
I hit her to protect myself - Grace Mugabe

I hit her to protect myself - Grace Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe claims she hit 20-year-old Gabriella Engels with an extension cord in an act of self-defence.

19/08/2017 Saa 07:36:43
Kenyan Opposition Files Petition to Overturn Election Result at the Supreme Court

Kenyan Opposition Files Petition to Overturn Election Result at the Supreme Court

Kenya’s opposition coalition went to the Supreme Court late on Friday to challenge the results of a presidential election which it says was rigged.

19/08/2017 Saa 06:49:31
Overseas Aid team head off to Rwanda

Overseas Aid team head off to Rwanda

A TEAM of volunteers arrived in Rwanda to help improve a village water supply which supports 1,200 people.

19/08/2017 Saa 06:19:35
RWANDA GENOCIDE SUSPECT EXTRADITED FROM GERMANY

RWANDA GENOCIDE SUSPECT EXTRADITED FROM GERMANY

Jean Twagiramungu’s arrest in the German city of Frankfurt two years ago came more than two decades after the genocide in Rwanda, where more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus were slaughtered by extremist Hutus.

19/08/2017 Saa 06:14:45
Paul Kagame takes oath of office for third term

Paul Kagame takes oath of office for third term

President Paul Kagame was sworn in for a third term yesterday after a landslide victory in the nation’s elections earlier this month that critics said took place amid a crackdown on his political opponents.

19/08/2017 Saa 05:59:34
'Red alert' for Grace Mugabe at SA borders - Minister

’Red alert’ for Grace Mugabe at SA borders - Minister

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday said that police have put out a "red alert" at South African borders for Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, in case she attempted to leave the country.

17/08/2017 Saa 10:31:24
Diego Costa says he’s leaving Chelsea

Diego Costa says he’s leaving Chelsea

Embattled Chelsea striker Diego Costa said in a statement on Thursday that he does not want to return to the English champions and would prefer to be sold to his old club Atletico Madrid.

17/08/2017 Saa 10:03:01

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