The ICC has expressed frustration over an apparent lack of support from the UN in bringing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to justice. He is charged with genocide and war crimes in Darfur.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union has replied on 23 February to Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza, who had written to her four months earlier, to ask for help in the ongoing investigation into the mystery of the bodies found floating on the lake Rweru. Reports RFI
Real Madrid are through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League. That is not news; what is news is that they genuinely feared they might not be. With six minutes to go Schalke found themselves within a goal of completing an extraordinary turn-around. The Germans won 4-3 at the Santiago Bernabéu, a result that was enough to end a 10-match winning run for Madrid but not ultimately to end their defence of the European Cup. Carry on like this, though, and they will not last much longer.
Team Rwanda Captain Janvier Hadi won the Grand Prix de la Ville d’Oran in Algeria yesterday after clocking 3:07’:34” to become the first Rwandan rider to win a race in the North African country at the most gruesome event on the UCI Africa Tour.
Ethics and Integrity ministry and Uganda Police force raided Kampala city top bar and arrested 50 bean vendors and their clients. Reports Redpepper
CHICAGO: A 9-month-old girl is dead after a relative cut her throat with a power saw, a Chicago police official with knowledge of the investigation said Monday.
ABIDJAN: Ivory Coast may pardon former first lady Simone Gbagbo in a gesture of national reconciliation after she was sentenced to 20 years behind bars Tuesday over deadly post-election violence.
Police in the Eastern Province have called for more efforts toward child protection after a man in Gatsibo District was arrested for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl.
Three Tanzanian suspects appeared before a Dar es Salaam court Tuesday facing various charges including facilitating terrorism in foreign countries.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has said he is going to South Africa for medical tests after his doctors found that he needed throat surgery. Writes BBC
Good looks can get you far in life, but psychologists say there are unrecognised pitfalls for the beautiful.
Are people living in Rwanda really likely to live more years in good health than people in the most deprived 10% of England, asks Anthony Reuben.
A week ago Hussein Radjabu escaped from Mpimba Central Prison In Burundi. He has this monday March 9 contacted various media to explain the reasons for his escape and his position in the current political debate.
What does it mean for a religion to be woven into American history?
Kampala. Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Kyakabale, who once declared war against the government, discretely returned to Uganda in what seemed to be a negotiated deal with government. Writes Daily Monitor
The Congolese army attacked the Rwandan FDLR rebels in Kamatembe , in the Virunga Park ( North Kivu ) , since Monday, March 9 in the morning . Detonations of heavy weapons were heard in Rusayu Muja and Nyiragongo Territory Camps.
A group of French sports stars participating in a reality TV show were among 10 people killed Monday when their helicopters collided in mid-air while filming in northwestern Argentina.
SEOUL - The U.S. ambassador to South Korea left a Seoul hospital on Tuesday, five days after he was slashed by a knife-wielding Korean nationalist with a history of violent protest, causing wounds that required 80 stitches to the envoy’s face. Reports The Reuters
Despite the positive trend, experts warn that dollarisation of the economy, which creates unnecessary demand for the greenback could continue to put pressure on the local unit. Writes The NewTimes
ABIDJAN: A court in Ivory Coast on Tuesday sentenced former first lady Simone Gbagbo to a 20-year prison term on charges of "undermining state security" during post-election violence in 2010-2011 that left nearly 3,000 dead.
When asked to explain his deadline-day sale of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal explained that he thought the then-23-year-old was only good enough to make the Red Devils’ bench. The fact Welbeck had gone on a scoring tear since leaving Old Trafford did not cause the Dutchman to change his opinion one bit.
Tony Blair has been accused of undermining British foreign policy by embedding his charity at the heart of the Rwandan regime, with a budget matching that of the British high commission. Writes The Times
The balance sheet is still controversial after almost two weeks of offensive against the FDLR. The spokesman of the Congolese army reported significant progress , but the balance seems questionable. Reports RFI
The ’Solar Impulse 2’ took off from Abu Dhabi on Monday on the first leg of its quest to be the first plane to fly around the world fueled only by the sun’s rays.
Crest Foam Mattress factory in Ntinda in Kampala Uganda has gone up in flames.
The US Secret Service locked down the White House Saturday after a loud noise was heard as reporters gathered to await President Barack Obama and wife Michelle’s departure for Selma, Alabama, a pool report said.
A six-year-old albino boy has had his right hand hacked off in the latest of a string of attacks in Tanzania against the minority, police said Sunday.
President Lungu collapsed on the podium while presiding over Women’s Day celebration in the capital, Lusaka.
The United States Federal government has given business people and exporters in the East African Community (EAC) a first crack at imposing their will on the US market as part of Trade Africa Initiative. Writes Busiweek
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal believes the outcome of the FA Cup quarter-final against Arsenal will not just affect the destiny of the venerable old trophy but also the contest for Champions League positions.
In most cases where you hear a woman complaining about a man’s penis size, it’s usually because she feels that it’s too small. However, that isn’t the case with Aisha Dannupawa, a Nigerian mother of three who left her new husband of just one week because his shlong was just too big.
USA - Every day, we read about women and girls around the world who are victims of heinous violence. From Iraqi women abducted and enslaved by ISIL to Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped and forced into marriage, these tragedies seem to belong to medieval times.
Rwanda National Congress (RNC) Party members’s minds are boiled up as Leader Dr. Theogene Rudasingwa is accused of poor leadership that has torn the party into pieces.
East African Heads of State have commended achievements made under the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) initiative and advocated for faster integration of the region to bring about prosperity. Reports The NewTimes
East African companies operating in Rwanda and Mauritius will no longer be subjected to double taxation after the two countries negotiated a new agreement.
Rwanda Police have confirmed have retired Capt. David Kabuye in custody over charges of public defamation and inciting insurrection or trouble amongst the population. Writes Great Lakes Voice
Police Football Club came from 2 goals down to force a 2-all draw in a Saturday afternoon entertaining national football league encounter with table leaders, APR played at Nyamirambo stadium.
In what appears as new ray of hope of better bilateral relations between Rwanda and Tanzania, President Jakaya Kikwete has Saturday, attended the Northern Corridor Infrastructure Summit in Kigali. Writes Chimp
The Rwandan chapter of Ntare School Old Boys Association, joined by friends of the school proved their loyalty when they convened Friday evening to raise funds for the construction of the Ntare School in Rwanda. Writes The NewTimes
Joel Mutabazi’s family is worried after the disappearance of his younger brother Jackson Karemera. Reports RFI