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Heavy gunfire heard in Ivory Coast's two main cities amid mutiny

Heavy gunfire heard in Ivory Coast’s two main cities amid mutiny

Witnesses say sustained gunfire has been heard in Abidjan and Bouake as the military tries to end a four-day army mutiny over pay. Falling cocoa prices have had a detrimental affect on the country’s finances.

15/05/2017 Saa 08:50:31
Hamilton enjoys dramatic win in Spain

Hamilton enjoys dramatic win in Spain

Lewis Hamilton won a strategic Spanish Grand Prix thriller to cut Sebastian Vettel’s overall lead in the Formula One championship to six points with a quarter of the season completed.

15/05/2017 Saa 07:34:51
DRCongo suffers eighth case of Ebola outbreak

DRCongo suffers eighth case of Ebola outbreak

The UN’s health agency has confirmed a second case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo after an outbreak this week of 17 other suspected cases.

15/05/2017 Saa 07:12:27
Drugged child soldiers involved in attacks by Christian militias on Muslims in Central African Republic

Drugged child soldiers involved in attacks by Christian militias on Muslims in Central African Republic

Christian militias killed as many as 30 civilians over the weekend in escalating violence on the Central African Republic border with Congo.

15/05/2017 Saa 06:55:40
Ransomware cyber attack sparks warning for people to stay safe online

Ransomware cyber attack sparks warning for people to stay safe online

A serious cyber attack shut down organisations and individuals across the world on Friday, May 12.

15/05/2017 Saa 06:11:07
Regional Police officers honor Genocide victims

Regional Police officers honor Genocide victims

Police officers currently undergoing the second United Nations Police Officers Course (UNPOC) at the Peacekeeping Training Centre in Gishari, Rwamagana District, on March 13, visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to pay respects to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

15/05/2017 Saa 05:34:16
Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire: 21st-century approach to maintaining peace in Africa

Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire: 21st-century approach to maintaining peace in Africa

Armed intervention in conflicts in Africa, carried out by the UN or AU or joint missions, have always been controversial because the rules of engagement have neither been clear or, more often than not, practical. How far should the mandate of the peacekeeping forces extend? When and how should actual combat be engaged? For what end? A classic example is the failure of the 1994 UN Mission to Rwanda, which failed to prevent the genocide. Clearly, a fresh approach is needed.

12/05/2017 Saa 13:27:26
Ebola New case confirmed in DRCongo

Ebola New case confirmed in DRCongo

One person has tested positive for the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said in a statement this afternoon.

12/05/2017 Saa 12:47:42
3 Lucky Heineken Consumers from Rwanda to Watch the UEFA Champions League Final

3 Lucky Heineken Consumers from Rwanda to Watch the UEFA Champions League Final

After a week-long search, the Mystery Man has finally found the 3 lucky Heineken
consumers to take to watch the UEFA Champions Final, aboard a luxury cruise in Athens,Greece

12/05/2017 Saa 11:40:02
Janet Jackson ‘ecstatic’ about Mother’s Day

Janet Jackson ‘ecstatic’ about Mother’s Day

Janet Jackson is “ecstatic” about spending her first mother’s day with her son Eissa, who was born in January.

12/05/2017 Saa 11:18:09
AUC Chairperson holds High level Consultations on the margins of the London Conference on Somalia

AUC Chairperson holds High level Consultations on the margins of the London Conference on Somalia

The Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat underlined the need to redouble efforts in support of Somalia to allow the administration of H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to overcome the many challenges facing the country.

12/05/2017 Saa 10:41:30
Sixty Seven Somalis and 5 Kenyans deported from US

Sixty Seven Somalis and 5 Kenyans deported from US

Five Kenyans are among 72 people who have been deported from the US over immigration issues.

12/05/2017 Saa 10:18:19
Bob Dole, Trump campaign aide to lobby for Congolese government

Bob Dole, Trump campaign aide to lobby for Congolese government

The troubled government of the Democratic Republic of Congo is pouring millions of dollars into a new Washington lobbying campaign featuring prominent Republicans.

12/05/2017 Saa 08:25:53
Burundi,China pledge to dovetail development strategies, deepen cooperation

Burundi,China pledge to dovetail development strategies, deepen cooperation

Chinese and Burundian leaders on Thursday pledged to dovetail the two countries’ development strategies and deepen their cooperation, with a focus on areas such as agriculture and infrastructure.

12/05/2017 Saa 07:15:24
Blueprint for smart African cities unveiled

Blueprint for smart African cities unveiled

The blueprint was unveiled by Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Rwanda’s Minister of Youth and ICT

12/05/2017 Saa 06:59:18
Uganda deports murder fugitive

Uganda deports murder fugitive

Rwanda National Police (RNP), yesterday, received a fugitive at Gatuna border post, who had escaped prison and fled to Uganda.

12/05/2017 Saa 06:29:00
Beckham makes acting debut in King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword

Beckham makes acting debut in King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword

Former footballer and England national team captain, David Beckham has made an acting appearance in a new classical movie “King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword.”

11/05/2017 Saa 13:04:26
Chinese Firm Helps Rwanda Build Vision City to Tackle Housing Challenges

Chinese Firm Helps Rwanda Build Vision City to Tackle Housing Challenges

Located on one of the hills at "The Land of a Thousand hills," the Vision City project is part of the Rwandan government’s efforts to solve housing challenges in the capital city Kigali.

11/05/2017 Saa 10:57:22
 Numbers of Africans Sentenced to Die Soars

Numbers of Africans Sentenced to Die Soars

More than 1 000 Nigerians languish on death row. Governments in sub-Saharan Africa sentenced at least 1 083 people to death in 2016 - more than double the 443 people condemned to die in 2015, according to a recent report by international human rights organisation Amnesty International.

11/05/2017 Saa 09:58:19
Europa win won’t make Man United’s season a success: Keane

Europa win won’t make Man United’s season a success: Keane

Manchester United should be “embarrassed” at trailing Premier League leaders Chelsea by 19 points and Jose Mourinho’s first year in charge will not be considered a success even if they win the Europa League, former skipper Roy Keane said.

11/05/2017 Saa 09:18:38
 ‘Stealthing’ the new dangerous sex trend spreading

‘Stealthing’ the new dangerous sex trend spreading

Stealthing is a disturbing new sex trend where men remove their condom without consent during sexual intercourse.

11/05/2017 Saa 09:03:03
Pastor jailed for burning woman to death in 'exorcism'

Pastor jailed for burning woman to death in ’exorcism’

An evangelical Nicaraguan pastor and four followers have been sentenced to 30 years for burning a woman to death in a so-called exorcism ritual.

11/05/2017 Saa 08:23:31
Tough World Cup Qualifiers draw for Rwanda, says Kubwimana

Tough World Cup Qualifiers draw for Rwanda, says Kubwimana

KIGALI (FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019) - Rwanda find themselves between a rock and a hard place in Group B of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers along with the reigning African champions Nigeria, Mali and neighbours Uganda.

11/05/2017 Saa 07:36:38
Kigali and Rwanda both ranked third in ICCA 2016 performance barometer

Kigali and Rwanda both ranked third in ICCA 2016 performance barometer

ICCA has now officially confirmed, after the news was broken here two days ago, that Rwanda’s position as an African MICE powerhouse has gone up to third, only beaten by South Africa and Morocco.

11/05/2017 Saa 06:53:31
Central Bank to sell seven-year T-bond in May

Central Bank to sell seven-year T-bond in May

Rwanda will sell a seven-year Treasury bond worth 10 billion francs($12.08 million)this month to fund infrastructure projects, the central bank said on its website.

11/05/2017 Saa 06:03:25
Presidents Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea 'common goal'

Presidents Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea ’common goal’

Chinese leader Xi Jinping and newly-elected South Korean president Moon Jae-In agreed Thursday (May 11) that denuclearising North Korea is a "common goal" between the two neighbours, Moon’s office said.

11/05/2017 Saa 05:48:38
Donald Trump 'terminates' FBI chief during probes into presidential campaign

Donald Trump ’terminates’ FBI chief during probes into presidential campaign

President Donald Trump has "terminated" FBI director James Comey with the top US law enforcement official ousted while he was speaking to agents.

10/05/2017 Saa 06:33:49
 RAYON SPORTS GO THREE POINTS SHY OF TITLE

RAYON SPORTS GO THREE POINTS SHY OF TITLE

Leaders Rayon Sports moved within three points of the title after beating Kirehe in a Week 26 clash on Sunday in Kigali.

9/05/2017 Saa 12:38:14
Elderly couple married for 62 years die together while holding hands

Elderly couple married for 62 years die together while holding hands

’Their love was a testimony to many, and was surely a match made in Heaven’

9/05/2017 Saa 12:12:32
Klopp: We’ll fight until the final whistle

Klopp: We’ll fight until the final whistle

Jürgen Klopp’s attention has turned to this weekend’s trip to West Ham United, with the Liverpool boss insisting: ‘We’ll fight until the final whistle.’

9/05/2017 Saa 11:35:18
Cambodian UN peacekeeper killed, three missing after ambush in Central African Republic

Cambodian UN peacekeeper killed, three missing after ambush in Central African Republic

Three Cambodian soldiers may have been kidnapped in the attack

9/05/2017 Saa 07:51:59
Controversy over tariff hike in Rwanda heating up as RTTA now formally objects too

Controversy over tariff hike in Rwanda heating up as RTTA now formally objects too

RWANDA TOUR AND TRAVEL ASSOCIATION’S REACTION TO RDB’S DOUBLING OF GORILLA FEES

9/05/2017 Saa 07:30:09
Rwandan rebel group kills 2 Congolese soldiers

Rwandan rebel group kills 2 Congolese soldiers

Rebels of the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR) have killed three people including two soldiers in northeastern DRC, a military source said Monday.

9/05/2017 Saa 07:08:59
Security problems now facing President Emmanuel Macron

Security problems now facing President Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron emerged from one of the most brutal and eventful election campaigns in recent European history as France’s next president. This was a campaign in which France’s domestic security, in the shadow of repeated terror attacks, was never far from the centre of broader debates about France’s future.

9/05/2017 Saa 06:45:44
Police Senior Command students begin study tour

Police Senior Command students begin study tour

Thirty senior police students from nine African countries currently attending the fifth intake of the ‘Police Senior Command and Staff Course’ at the National Police College (NPC) in Musanze District, have started study tours aimed at linking theories to realities on ground.

9/05/2017 Saa 06:06:50
US soldier killed, two wounded in fight with Shabaab in Somalia

US soldier killed, two wounded in fight with Shabaab in Somalia

An American soldier was shot dead and two others wounded in Somalia during a joint operation with Somali forces against Shabaab militants, the US military said Friday.

5/05/2017 Saa 12:24:49
Ronaldo to Man United, Diego close to exit

Ronaldo to Man United, Diego close to exit

Manchester United dream of re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, reports claim.

5/05/2017 Saa 11:29:27
President Joseph Kabila a smooth operator

President Joseph Kabila a smooth operator

Kabila’s most recent move — choosing Bruno Tshibala as transition prime minister — is a perfect example of his political artfulness and cynicism

5/05/2017 Saa 10:34:59
Millions could die in South Sudan from unfolding 'man-made' famine

Millions could die in South Sudan from unfolding ’man-made’ famine

Famine in South Sudan and neighbouring countries could claim six million lives, a charity warned Friday, unless the international community immediately steps in to avert the catastrophe.

5/05/2017 Saa 08:30:06
President Mugabe Rebuked for Claims Zim Was Africa's Second Most Developed Country

President Mugabe Rebuked for Claims Zim Was Africa’s Second Most Developed Country

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has invited scorn from political opponents and ordinary Zimbabweans who accuse the veteran leader of misrepresenting facts by claiming that his country was second only to South Africa in terms of development on the continent.

5/05/2017 Saa 07:56:51

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