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.
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.
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.
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.
Don Williams, an award-winning country singer with love ballads like I Believe in You, has died. He was 78.
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.
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.
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.
President Paul Kagame called on African economies to provide a favorable environment that would boost the growth of tourism on the continent.
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.
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.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to resign following the "sham election" on August 8.
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.
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.
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.
The result which Bafana got against the Teranga Lions will not stand following CAS’ decision to uphold referee Lamptey’s lifetime ban
A Swedish national is to face trial in September in Stockholm for his alleged role in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide.
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.
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
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.
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.
Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe claims she hit 20-year-old Gabriella Engels with an extension cord in an act of self-defence.
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.
A TEAM of volunteers arrived in Rwanda to help improve a village water supply which supports 1,200 people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest $20bn to $50bn in the US and Europe by 2025, in industries including renewable energy and petrochemicals.
The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached one million, the United Nations says, marking a grim milestone for what has become the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis.
Ernest Sugira is cool,calm and collected despite his horric injury during training at the Stade Kigali on Tuesday just days after being recalled by coach Antoine Hey to boast the striking force after Rwanda Amavubi went down 3-0 to Uganda Cranes in the first leg of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN).
Uganda Cranes edged Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA FC) 3-0 in a practice match played at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo in Kampala on Wednesday evening.
KCB Group has appointed George Odhiambo as Acting Managing Director of KCB Bank Rwanda.
L.E.A.F. Rwanda Ltd. to focus on establishing Kigali as a biotechnology hub in Africa
Police in Karongi District have arrested six people in connection with conducting illegal mining activities as stipulated in article 438 of the Rwanda panel code.
Egypt is trying to consolidate its relations with crucial African capitals
When Rwandese International Ernest Sugira was recalled to the national team Amavubi few days ago, the good news came as a surprise to the player and yet it was time for him to reignite his international career after failing to shine away in DR Congo when he joined AS Vita.
Hakainde Hichilema, 5 others released as prosecution dropped at last minute
Concern shifted Wednesday to the estimated 600 people still missing and thousands made homeless in Sierra Leone by deadly floods in the capital, as aid groups scrambled to coordinate a response.
’People are digging by hand’ - Goal’s country director on rescue effort in aftermath of Sierra Leone flooding
Hundreds have died as a result of mudslides and flooding in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone.