Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has suggested possible terror links to last month’s attack on police stations and exchange of gunfire between security officers and armed men in the port city of Tanga. Writes The EastAfrican
President Museveni has received and held a meeting with his Burundian counterpart, Pierre Nkurunziza, who paid a one-day working visit to Uganda. Writes The Insider
East African nation Rwanda was ranked the top nation among developing countries with affordable internet by the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI).
Ange Kagame is the second child and only daughter of Paul Kagame, the sixth and current President of the Republic of Rwanda and the leader of Rwanda’s majority party, the Rwandan Patriotic Front.
The final straw. Karrueche Tran took to Twitter on Wednesday, March 4, to send a message of farewell to her on-again, off-again boyfriend Chris Brown.
Reporters Without Borders Wary Of Recommendations To End BBC’s Local Broadcasting And Proceed With Court Case
Reporters Without Borders is shocked by the findings of a Rwandan commission of enquiry into a BBC television documentary and, in particular, by its recommendations that the Rwandan authorities should end local broadcasting by the BBC and bring legal proceedings against it. Writes RSF
The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, has been injured by an armed attacker in Seoul. The bleeding envoy was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Reports DW
How ’Sweetening’ Mwenda Failed To Cool Down Kagame’s Frustrations Over Imperfections During Gabiro Retreat
Celebrated Ugandan journalist Andrew Mwenda touched a wrong button a few days ago when he attempted to persuade President Paul Kagame to praise government leaders during a retreat. Writes Chimp
Fuel pump prices in Kigali will effective today drop to Rwf810 per litre, down from Rwf 845, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in a statement released yesterday.
Capt (Rtd) David Kabuye has reportedly been re-arrested a few days after completing a six months prison sentence on charges of illegal possession of a fire arm. Writes Great Lakes Voice
Few days ago the leader of Greeen party, Dr. Frank Habineza told Imirasire.com that he, himself and his party disapprove proposals of the amendment of the national constitution.
Beijing has planned a 10 percent increase to its military budget. The rise in funding is to facilitate the modernization of China’s defense capabilities.
Rwandan committee claims it has ‘serious evidence of criminal offences’ relating to a controversial film that questioned official accounts of the 1994 genocide
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ironically changed his tone on the International Criminal Court (ICC) saying he is ready to work with it and offer any evidence needed in the trial of the former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) general, Dominic Ongwen who is in The Hague awaiting trial.
Edward Snowden, the fugitive whistleblower who has been given refuge in Russia, is willing to return to the United States if he is given a fair trial, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that a Kigali court has sentenced religious radio station director Cassien Ntamuhanga to 25 years in prison for allegedly conspiring against the government. Reports RSF
About 300 military personnel, police and civilians from Burundi, Netherlands, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and United States are participating in a two weeks Military Command Post Exercise (CPX) "Maliza Ugaidi 15".
Rwanda is participating with a Contingent of 25 personnel led by Colonel Denis Rutaha.
’Miss President’ female hip hop Singer Oda Paccy said that she doesn’t care about winning awards or winning competitions but rather expanding her music career.
The super level records Urban Boyz’s withdraw from Primus Guma Guma Super Star 5th edition was a shock to the competition fans. The group say facilitation allowances were not enough for the whole the three singers and their team.
A self-styled 53-year-old pastor from Nigeria who impregnated more than 20 members of his congregation, including several married women and young girls, claiming that the Holy Spirit told him to have sex with them has been arrested for sexual abuse.
Archaeologists working in Nazareth — Jesus’ hometown — in modern-day Israel have identified a house dating to the first century that was regarded as the place where Jesus was brought up by Mary and Joseph.
Kenya’s president set fire to 15 tons of elephant tusks during World Wildlife Day Tuesday to discourage poaching and trade in ivory. Reports AP
Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports on Rwanda have been consistently known to be biased portraying the government and the leadership of Rwanda negatively. Writes The NewTimes
When Carlos and Erica Morales first found out they were expecting quadruplets, they were just excited to be pregnant. After Erica, 36, had a miscarriage, the couple went through fertility treatment and conceived their four little ones — three girls, one boy — through IVF, according to People. “We couldn’t have been more excited to finally have a baby,” Carlos, 29, told the magazine this week.
It’s a common grumble that politicians’ lifestyles are far removed from those of their electorate. Not so in Uruguay. Meet the president - who lives on a ramshackle farm and gives away most of his pay
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says top officials in his ruling Zanu-PF sought the services of Nigerian witchdoctors in a bid to kill him.
The former leader of Burundi’s ruling party CNDD-FDD Hussein Radjabu has gone “missing” from the central prison where he was serving a 13-year jail term for plotting against the country’s security.
President Kagame Condemns Mediocrity, Corruption And Incompetence By Some Government Members Leading To Poor Service Delivery
Kagame was speaking at the 12th National Leadership Retreat that closed yesterday at Rwanda Defence Forces Combat Training Center in Gabiro, Nyagatare District in Eastern Rwanda.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has rejected reports that his wife, Grace, is unofficially running the country, saying he remains in charge.
Four people were killed in Mbarara bar shooting. The dead were identified as: Kajumba, Mbabazi Nayima, Susan Namuyimba, a bar owner and Nicholas Ahumuza, an employee of Global College whose bodies were found lying in a pool of blood.
Smoking marijuana is 114 times safer than drinking alcohol. This is according to an international study which claims the plant may be ’significantly’ less harmful than scientists believe.
An unexploded Second World War bomb was found near the Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund on Thursday morning. The bomb was defused safely midway through the afternoon.
The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor travelled to Uganda on Thursday following the arrest of a top commander of the brutal Lord’s Resistance Army rebels.
Rwanda and DR Congo have already begun works for the demarcation of their common border activities.
Kenyan renowned music star and self proclaimed richest artiste from the ghetto, Jaguar real name Charles Njagua Kanyi is set to grace Mt Kenya University’s 4th edition beauty pageant.
The Surgery and stay of the children were financed by rotary club, while the travel was arranged by the government of Rwanda.
On Wednesday, the US Army did something that seemed, and maybe was, dangerously provocative: it paraded soldiers and armored vehicles from the Second Cavalry Regiment in the Estonian town of Narva, just 900 feet from Russia’s border.
Rwanda National Police have commenced a deeper investigation into the killing of President Paul Kagame’s personal cardiologist, Dr Emmanuel Gasakure as he attempted to disarm a police officer on duty on Thursday morning.
The Congolese armed forces have announced the beginning of military strikes on Rwanda genocidal militia, FDLR, and capturing one of the militants’ bases.
The Egyptian Premier League will resume in March with supporters banned from attending matches.