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160 Police officers train on response to environmental crimes

160 Police officers train on response to environmental crimes

A total of 160 Police officers attached to the Criminal Investigation Department, yesterday, completed two-day training on fighting environmental crimes including implementation of laws and policies.

26/06/2017 Saa 07:15:52
Over 70 vehicles impounded for defying speed governor policy

Over 70 vehicles impounded for defying speed governor policy

At least 73 vehicles have been impounded in the the Western and Southern provinces in an operation to enforce the national compulsory speed governor policy.

26/06/2017 Saa 06:32:43
Salah’s first interview in a Liverpool shirt: I’m very excited to be here

Salah’s first interview in a Liverpool shirt: I’m very excited to be here

Newly-transferred Egyptian international Mohamed Salah has given his first interview in the Reds’ shirt after completing his move to Liverpool.

23/06/2017 Saa 14:01:49
Sudan churches risk letter to government on ‘systematic violations’, including church demolition

Sudan churches risk letter to government on ‘systematic violations’, including church demolition

The Sudanese Church of Christ (SCOC) has written an open letter to the Khartoum government protesting “the systematic violation of Christian religious freedoms”, including the recent demolition of one of their churches in the Suba area of the capital, Khartoum.

23/06/2017 Saa 13:01:15
5 killed by al-Shabaab gunmen in northeast Kenya

5 killed by al-Shabaab gunmen in northeast Kenya

Two police officers and three civilians were killed on Friday by al-Shabaab militants in northeastern Kenya near the porous border with Somalia.

23/06/2017 Saa 11:17:56
U.N.H.R.C launches inquiry into DR Congo atrocities

U.N.H.R.C launches inquiry into DR Congo atrocities

The United Nations Human Rights Council launched an international investigation on Friday into killings and other atrocities in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

23/06/2017 Saa 10:33:52
Freestyle Skier Olympian Trace Evans On a Mission to Break Down Barriers in Rwanda

Freestyle Skier Olympian Trace Evans On a Mission to Break Down Barriers in Rwanda

Tracy Evans,3 times Olimpian knows better than most just how powerfull a tool for change can be,and she intends to put that knowledge and her network to good use for this year’s olympic day celebrations on June 23

23/06/2017 Saa 09:40:47
Africa’s “Shark Tank” for startups is Rwanda’s new show “Face The Gorillas”

Africa’s “Shark Tank” for startups is Rwanda’s new show “Face The Gorillas”

African startups can now score capital commitments real time―so long as they convince a venture capitalist to give it to them in front of a live audience.

23/06/2017 Saa 08:58:34
WHO Africa to Host Inaugural Africa Health Forum in Rwanda

WHO Africa to Host Inaugural Africa Health Forum in Rwanda

The Africa Health Forum, holding for the first time, will take place in Kigali, Rwanda between June 27 and 28, 2017.

23/06/2017 Saa 08:19:34
 Women in Rwanda to get help from Glasgow University students

Women in Rwanda to get help from Glasgow University students

A TEAM of women engineers from Glasgow University is making final preparations ahead of a visit to Rwanda.

23/06/2017 Saa 07:20:39
13 people killed in DR Congo army and Mai Mai Simba militia clashes

13 people killed in DR Congo army and Mai Mai Simba militia clashes

Exchanges of heavy weapons fire erupted in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday between the army and militia fighters, and several students sitting exams were wounded in an explosion at a school, residents said.

23/06/2017 Saa 05:55:10
IGP Gasana commends the role of ‘Youth Volunteers’ in Policing

IGP Gasana commends the role of ‘Youth Volunteers’ in Policing

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Emmanuel K. Gasana has commended the members of Rwanda Youth Volunteers in Community Policing, for their role in anti-crime awareness and crime prevention.

23/06/2017 Saa 05:32:30
Car bomb targeted Somali police station, at least 3 killed

Car bomb targeted Somali police station, at least 3 killed

A suicide car bomber detonated near the gate of a police station in the Somali capital Thursday, killing at least three people and wounding several others.

22/06/2017 Saa 12:04:20
RDB commences Kwita Izina 2017 countdown

RDB commences Kwita Izina 2017 countdown

Rwanda yesterday launched the countdown towards the annual gorilla naming ceremony, known as Kwita Izina.

22/06/2017 Saa 11:03:30
Colorado Classic cycling race big, new chapter for Team Rwanda

Colorado Classic cycling race big, new chapter for Team Rwanda

When 100-plus pro cyclists line up this summer in Colorado Springs for the start of the Colorado Classic, one team of fresh faces will help bring a truly international feel to the inaugural event.

22/06/2017 Saa 06:51:04
Police arrest 30 illegal miners in Gatsibo District

Police arrest 30 illegal miners in Gatsibo District

At least 30 people have been arrested in separate operations conducted in Gatsibo District after they were allegedly found in illegal mining activities.

22/06/2017 Saa 05:25:38
China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

China’s dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with sellers torching the hair off carcasses, butchers chopping slabs of canines and cooks frying up dishes, dispelling rumours that authorities would ban sales this year.

21/06/2017 Saa 13:14:10
Man with 12 wives, over 100 Children mistakenly proposes to his own daughter

Man with 12 wives, over 100 Children mistakenly proposes to his own daughter

An 80-year-old farmer in Eastern Ghana who has 12 wives and over one hundred children, and is still exploring for more women – almost committed incest with his own daughter after proposing to her. According to reports, the aged man has within 40 years given birth to over 100 children with 12 women, all of who are married to him in a polygamous marriage.

21/06/2017 Saa 12:23:55
Fifa clear Man United, target Juventus over Pogba deal

Fifa clear Man United, target Juventus over Pogba deal

Fifa have cleared Manchester United but opened disciplinary proceedings against Juventus over Paul Pogba’s world record transfer, football’s governing body announced on Wednesday.

21/06/2017 Saa 09:48:47
Uganda to host 2017 Africa Sevens Rugby

Uganda to host 2017 Africa Sevens Rugby

Confederation of African Rugby, the continent’s rugby governing body, has selected Uganda to host the 2017 Africa Sevens Championship.

21/06/2017 Saa 08:28:50
THE CONGO CRISIS NEGLECTED BY THE WORLD

THE CONGO CRISIS NEGLECTED BY THE WORLD

More than a million people displaced in less than a year, thousands killed and dumped in mass graves. But no one seems to care about the displacement crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

21/06/2017 Saa 07:49:51
 Envoy Angelina Jolie urges better treatment of refugees

Envoy Angelina Jolie urges better treatment of refugees

Actress and UN refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday denounced the impunity with which rape is committed in conflict zones and the mistreatment of vulnerable women and children.

21/06/2017 Saa 06:48:01
Presidential Candidate Diane Rwigara nominated

Presidential Candidate Diane Rwigara nominated

Candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, yesterday formally submitted her nomination documents to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to challenge the incumbent president Paul Kagame in Rwanda’s forthcoming presidential elections slated for August 4.

21/06/2017 Saa 06:25:45
Book Aid International expands to Rwanda

Book Aid International expands to Rwanda

Book Aid International is expanding its work to provide books in Rwanda.

21/06/2017 Saa 05:55:24
Police Senior Command students in Tanzania for study tour

Police Senior Command students in Tanzania for study tour

Police officers from nine African countries currently attending a ‘Police Senior Command and Staff Course’ at the National Police College (NPC), have started a week-long external study tour in Tanzania where they will visit different public, private and security organs.

21/06/2017 Saa 05:23:54
U.S. to review benefits to Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania for used clothes ban

U.S. to review benefits to Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania for used clothes ban

The U.S. Trade Representative said on Tuesday it was reviewing trade benefits to Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) after a complaint over a ban on imports of used clothing into the East African market.

20/06/2017 Saa 14:27:00
 Augustin Ngirabatware conviction to be reviewed: UN court

Augustin Ngirabatware conviction to be reviewed: UN court

A UN tribunal has agreed to review its appeals judgement against a former Rwandan minister found guilty of genocide crimes, a case blocked for months by the detention of one of the court’s top judges.

20/06/2017 Saa 14:11:40
Ronaldo to appear in court next month

Ronaldo to appear in court next month

Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge as he and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho became the latest members of the football elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain.

20/06/2017 Saa 13:41:47
Beyoncé’s low key acting debut is the best film of our times

Beyoncé’s low key acting debut is the best film of our times

To celebrate the arrival of her twins, we revisit the MTV hip hopera that is truly an underrated masterpiece that birthed the star we’ve come to know and love

20/06/2017 Saa 08:45:57
Congo rejects UN-led Kasai investigation

Congo rejects UN-led Kasai investigation

Democratic Republic of Congo’s justice minister said on Monday that his government would not admit an independent investigation into violence in its Kasai region which has been called for by a top UN human rights official.

20/06/2017 Saa 06:54:54
Zambia to learn from Rwanda’s achievements

Zambia to learn from Rwanda’s achievements

President Edgar Lungu says Zambia yearns to learn from the achievements Rwanda has made through enhanced economic cooperation adding that there is room for the two countries to further bilateral ties for the mutual benefit of the citizenry.

20/06/2017 Saa 06:20:02
 COMMUNITY POLICING: A people centred policing in Rwanda

COMMUNITY POLICING: A people centred policing in Rwanda

Rwanda National Police (RNP) was formed in the year 2000 with the responsibility to uphold the law, prevent crime, pursue and bring to justice those who break the law, protect, help and reassure the people and do this with integrity, and sound judgement. At the time, RNP had about 3500 officers to Police a population of nearly 10million.

20/06/2017 Saa 05:37:22
Lewis slams Mayweather-McGregor as

Lewis slams Mayweather-McGregor as "ridiculous"

Boxing hall of famer Lennox Lewis won’t be spending his money on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight, saying he "can’t take it serious" because the outcome is too predictable.

19/06/2017 Saa 12:50:45
Suicide bombers kill 12 in Nigeria's Borno state

Suicide bombers kill 12 in Nigeria’s Borno state

Five female suicide bombers killed 12 people and wounded 11 in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, police said on Monday.

19/06/2017 Saa 12:06:46
Pupils attack teachers for punishing boys in front of girls

Pupils attack teachers for punishing boys in front of girls

A school in Samburu West in kenya was closed indefinitely on Monday after pupils attacked their teachers with rungus, citing harassment.

19/06/2017 Saa 11:58:53
Rwanda’s holistic ecotourism venture Bisate Lodge prepares for launch

Rwanda’s holistic ecotourism venture Bisate Lodge prepares for launch

A new safari resort, offering a holistic wellness experience in the heart of “gorilla country” in Rwanda, is preparing to launch to the public.

19/06/2017 Saa 08:02:23
Rwanda and South Africa sign environmental cooperation agreement

Rwanda and South Africa sign environmental cooperation agreement

Minister of Natural Resources Vincent Biruta and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa from South Africa have signed a cooperation agreement on environmental protection and sustainable development, the environmental affairs department said on Sunday.

19/06/2017 Saa 07:37:01
One dead, 10 injured after 'potential terrorist attack' near London mosque, May says

One dead, 10 injured after ’potential terrorist attack’ near London mosque, May says

One person died and 10 were injured after a van ploughed into pedestrians near a London mosque in early Monday in what Prime Minister Theresa May said was ’a potential terrorist attack’.

19/06/2017 Saa 07:10:51
Seized illicit gin destroyed, suspects arrested

Seized illicit gin destroyed, suspects arrested

Intensified operations and awareness against narcotic drugs in Rubavu District led to the seizure of at least 500 litres of locally made illicit gin called amandari.

19/06/2017 Saa 05:55:18
Cuba's not happy about President Donald Trump's

Cuba’s not happy about President Donald Trump’s "coercive methods" as US sets up restrictions on trade and travel

The Cuban government of Raul Castro has criticised President Donald Trump’s new restrictions on US ties to the country, saying they are "destined to fail".

17/06/2017 Saa 08:29:24

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