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Two Women Arrested With 13.5 Kilos of cocaine At Kigali International Airport

Two Women Arrested With 13.5 Kilos of cocaine At Kigali International Airport

Rwanda National Police intensified its anti-drugs operation, on February 13, 2015, with the arrest of three people at Kigali International Airport with about 13.5 kilo grammes of cocaine roughly valued at Rwf702 million.

16/02/2015 Saa 08:32:42
Doctors Negligence Amid Ruhengeri Hospital's Death Case Under Investigation

Doctors Negligence Amid Ruhengeri Hospital’s Death Case Under Investigation

On January 3, Olive Mushimiyimana died in Ruhengeri Hospital one week after she developed complications in the seventh month of her pregnancy.

14/02/2015 Saa 19:39:43
NRM MPs Plot To Change Constitution For President Yoweri Museveni To Stay On

NRM MPs Plot To Change Constitution For President Yoweri Museveni To Stay On

Uganda’s ongoing ruling party retreat is allegedly preparing to endorse sweeping changes to the Constitution, including lifting the presidential age limit, amid fears that this could plunge the country into political chaos.

14/02/2015 Saa 13:38:53
UN playing ping-pong with FDLR rebels, says Rwanda

UN playing ping-pong with FDLR rebels, says Rwanda

Rwanda has strongly criticised the United Nations over its decision to withdraw support from the Congolese military, FARDC, effectively delaying a planned offensive against rebels in the east of the vast country.

14/02/2015 Saa 13:31:06
Uganda: Man Courts And Weds Second Woman Within Four Hours

Uganda: Man Courts And Weds Second Woman Within Four Hours

Residents of Kyetume in Nakisunga, Mukono District, were on Tuesday treated to a matrimonial drama when a man courted and married a woman within four hours of their first meeting.

14/02/2015 Saa 13:09:13
South Sudan Postpones Elections And Extends President Kiir's Term For Two Years

South Sudan Postpones Elections And Extends President Kiir’s Term For Two Years

South Sudan’s cabinet postponed elections and extended President Salva Kiir’s term in office for two years, the country’s information minister said, apparently sinking a peace agreement aimed to end 14 months of war.

14/02/2015 Saa 12:21:34
Reports: Cristiano Ronaldo no longer 'untouchable' at Real Madrid

Reports: Cristiano Ronaldo no longer ’untouchable’ at Real Madrid

Are Real Madrid fans ever happy? Just last week, they were mad at Gareth Bale for missing a couple of shots in a match Real won with relative ease. Now they’re upset at Cristiano Ronaldo for having the audacity to throw a party for his 30th birthday (albeit on the night after a humiliating 4-0 loss to bitter city rivals Atletico Madrid)

14/02/2015 Saa 12:08:30
Open data: how mobile phones saved bananas from bacterial wilt in Uganda

Open data: how mobile phones saved bananas from bacterial wilt in Uganda

As disease threatened crops across the country, an initiative from the government and Unicef was able to communicate fast to stop it - demonstrating how open data can transform development

14/02/2015 Saa 11:55:23
The 10 biggest bromances in football

The 10 biggest bromances in football

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we profile the 10 closest friendships in football. "BFFs forever" etc etc…

14/02/2015 Saa 10:25:30
Nyagatare: Man arrested with 20 litres of Kanyanga and 77 sachets of Chief Waragi

Nyagatare: Man arrested with 20 litres of Kanyanga and 77 sachets of Chief Waragi

Police in Nyagatare District has arrested a man identified as Augustin Misigaro for transporting and distributing banned brews in the area.

14/02/2015 Saa 09:37:33
Over a Million Tourists Help Rwanda’s Tourism Revenue Cross US$ 300m

Over a Million Tourists Help Rwanda’s Tourism Revenue Cross US$ 300m

Rwanda tourism revenues increased from $293m in 2013, to $303m in 2014, representing a 3% increase, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) says.

14/02/2015 Saa 09:18:22
Police Refunds Congolese Man After He Was Conned To Buy A Stolen Range Rover

Police Refunds Congolese Man After He Was Conned To Buy A Stolen Range Rover

Rwanda National Police has returned money worth US$25,000 (Rwf17.2m) to a Congolese national identified as Richard Biadunia, who had unknowingly bought a car that had been smuggled from the United Kingdom.

14/02/2015 Saa 09:05:09
Kigali: Places To Hangout This Valentine's Day

Kigali: Places To Hangout This Valentine’s Day

Looking for things to do this Valentine’s Day? To help you have an enjoyable moment with your date or by yourself, we have come up with a few Valentine’s Day concerts, which are not too cheap yet not too expensive—it’ll be just right.

14/02/2015 Saa 08:47:38
Teta Diana Meets Rwanda's Ambassador in Sweden

Teta Diana Meets Rwanda’s Ambassador in Sweden

Pop singer Teta Diana paid a courtesy visit to Rwanda ambassador in Stockholm, Sweden, Amb. Venetia Sebudandi as she prepares to end her tour in Europe.

13/02/2015 Saa 14:52:53
I Have No Immediate Marriage Plans - Knowless Butera

I Have No Immediate Marriage Plans - Knowless Butera

Following rumors in local tabloids claiming that the diva might be soon getting married to her boss Clement Ishimwe, singer Knowless Butera revealed her thoughts on marriage.

13/02/2015 Saa 13:42:16
Young minds, bright future: Robotics revolution hits Ugandan classrooms

Young minds, bright future: Robotics revolution hits Ugandan classrooms

Building and programing a robot from scratch may sound like an impossible task to most primary school students, but one man is changing that mind-set for a generation of Ugandans.

13/02/2015 Saa 12:51:41
USA: Mother pleads guilty to murdering six of her newborn infants

USA: Mother pleads guilty to murdering six of her newborn infants

A Utah mother pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges she murdered six of her newborn infants over the course of a decade and stuffed their bodies into cardboard boxes in the garage of her home.

13/02/2015 Saa 12:24:19
Jackie Chan's son released after Beijing marijuana sentence

Jackie Chan’s son released after Beijing marijuana sentence

BEIJING: The son of actor Jackie Chan was released from a Beijing jail Friday after completing a six-month sentence for allowing people to use marijuana in his apartment, amid a crackdown on illegal narcotics in the Chinese capital.

13/02/2015 Saa 12:11:52
Brazil's Ronaldo: Messi Is the Greatest Player Alive ... Sorry Cristiano

Brazil’s Ronaldo: Messi Is the Greatest Player Alive ... Sorry Cristiano

Brazil soccer legend Ronaldo considered one of the greatest players ever has touched down in Beverly Hills, USA and last night he weighed in on the great soccer debate, Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo.

13/02/2015 Saa 11:57:38
Former M23 Rebellion Won't Be Heard Anymore - François Muamba

Former M23 Rebellion Won’t Be Heard Anymore - François Muamba

The DR Congo coordinator of the National Monitoring Mechanism for the Addis Ababa, Francois Muamba, said Wednesday, February 11 that the case "ex-M23" would soon be closed.

13/02/2015 Saa 10:37:10
Fifty Shades of Grey: Movie Banned Over Sex Scenes

Fifty Shades of Grey: Movie Banned Over Sex Scenes

Countries like Kenya and Malaysia have banned "Fifty Shades of Grey" claiming the movie is more pornography than a movie, the film contains scenes that "are not of natural sexual content."

13/02/2015 Saa 09:58:43
Aid More Political Than Capital Markets - Kagame

Aid More Political Than Capital Markets - Kagame

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has revealed that Capital markets are part of the infrastructure of optimism upon which Africa’s prosperity rests.

13/02/2015 Saa 09:00:31
Musanze: FDLR Operatives and Terror Attacks Suspects' Court Case Ruling Adjourned

Musanze: FDLR Operatives and Terror Attacks Suspects’ Court Case Ruling Adjourned

The high court in Musanze has postponed the ruling in the case involving 14 suspected FDLR operatives accused of carrying out terror attacks in the country to March 12.

13/02/2015 Saa 08:45:28
Rwandan Police officers complete Ivory Coast mission

Rwandan Police officers complete Ivory Coast mission

The Inspector General of Police, Emmanuel K. Gasana has commended the professionalism and conduct of Rwandan officers in peacekeeping missions, which he said keeps the force and the country in general, on a good and respectable side.

13/02/2015 Saa 08:26:25
Mushikiwabo blames FDLR stalemate on 'cheap politics'

Mushikiwabo blames FDLR stalemate on ’cheap politics’

Foreign Affairs minister Louise Mushikiwabo has told MPs that “cheap politicking” by some international actors was the reason for delayed military action against the FDLR militia, a terrorist outfit based in eastern DR Congo.

13/02/2015 Saa 08:10:10
Uganda: NRM MPs' Fight Over Beds During The Ruling Party's Retreat

Uganda: NRM MPs’ Fight Over Beds During The Ruling Party’s Retreat

Uganda ruling party NRM’s retreat at Kyankwanzi turned into a boxing ring on Tuesday night as two female MPs fought each other over sleeping arrangements in a fracas that reportedly resulted in one of the politicians being taken to a clinic.

12/02/2015 Saa 18:26:14
Uganda: Police threaten to arrest Zari over Pornography Trafficking

Uganda: Police threaten to arrest Zari over Pornography Trafficking

Kampala- Police have threatened to arrest city socialite Zarinah Ntale, popularly known as Zari, after she jumped police bond given to her when she was charged with trafficking pornography.

12/02/2015 Saa 17:56:44
Why it's actually better to be single on Valentine's Day

Why it’s actually better to be single on Valentine’s Day

To understand why you are better off unattached, it is best to think of gift giving on this day as a type of Prisoner’s Dilemma, the outcome of which determines whether or not a person wants to stay in a relationship.

12/02/2015 Saa 17:35:13
Equity Bank debuts at the Rwanda Stock Exchange

Equity Bank debuts at the Rwanda Stock Exchange

Equity Bank shares are Thursday set to start trading at the Rwanda Stock Exchange following its cross listing. Top bank officials are reported to have travelled to attend the function in Kigali.

12/02/2015 Saa 16:37:31
Yaya Toure is the Premier League's Most Valuable Player: FACT

Yaya Toure is the Premier League’s Most Valuable Player: FACT

If you look at the records of EVERY Premier League player this season, no-one makes more difference to their team than Yaye Toure does to Man City.

12/02/2015 Saa 16:27:39
How the Obamas Have Celebrated Valentine's Day

How the Obamas Have Celebrated Valentine’s Day

Saturday marks the second-to-last Valentine’s Day that the Obamas will spend as the US first couple, but a review of their past celebrations show that they tend to keep the holiday low-key.

12/02/2015 Saa 15:56:37
Stallone

Stallone "Rambo"’s Teen Daughter Models For A Magazine

Sistine, the 16-year-old daughter of action star Sylvester Stallone, is trying to make a name for herself in the modeling world. Sly’s little girl sat for her third editorial shoot recently, inviting Teen Vogue into her family’s home.

12/02/2015 Saa 15:30:22
Germany, Rwanda Sign Deal To Bolster Rural Infrastructure

Germany, Rwanda Sign Deal To Bolster Rural Infrastructure

The Government of Rwanda and the Federal Republic of Germany this week signed a bilateral agreement worth € 7 million (approximately US$ 7.9 million or RwF 5.5 billion) to support decentralization and good governance.

According to the agreement on decentralization and good governance the € 7 million will be allocated under the Local Administrative Entities Development Agency (LODA), formerly known as Rwanda Local Development Support Fund (RLDSF).

12/02/2015 Saa 15:19:17
Prioritising Capital Market Opens A New Chapter Of Liberation Story- Kagame

Prioritising Capital Market Opens A New Chapter Of Liberation Story- Kagame

Capital markets have a huge role to play in Africa’s economic development, President Paul Kagame has said. The President was earlier today opening a high-level international conference in Kigali, dubbed "Capital Markets East Africa 2015: Accelerating Economic Development".

12/02/2015 Saa 15:09:02
Starving Lion Engages Battle With Grown Up Buffalo, A Merciless Fight To Death (Photos)

Starving Lion Engages Battle With Grown Up Buffalo, A Merciless Fight To Death (Photos)

Cast out by his pride, this starving lion was forced to take on a fully-grown buffalo in his desperate bid to survive. What ensued was a brutal hour-long battle leaving both animals bloodied, exhausted and with fatal wounds.

12/02/2015 Saa 14:24:00
Congolese Man Crashes Into Janet Museveni's Convoy Attempting To Harm Her

Congolese Man Crashes Into Janet Museveni’s Convoy Attempting To Harm Her

Police in Kabalagala, Uganda is holding a Congolese national for allegedly ramming his vehicle into the convoy of First Lady, Janet Kataaha Museveni with intent to harm her.

12/02/2015 Saa 10:43:41
United Nations pulls support to DR Congo operation

United Nations pulls support to DR Congo operation

The United Nations is temporarily pulling support to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s planned military operation to drive out rebels after Kinshasa refused to sack two tainted generals leading the offensive, a UN official said Tuesday.

12/02/2015 Saa 10:14:33
2 Ugandan Policemen Detained By Congolese Army

2 Ugandan Policemen Detained By Congolese Army

Two Ugandan police officers attached to Ejupala market police post in Arua district have been arrested by soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo and detained at Aru territory headquarters.

11/02/2015 Saa 16:19:36
Whitney Houston died 3 years ago today. Her daughter now in coma. What we know and don't know

Whitney Houston died 3 years ago today. Her daughter now in coma. What we know and don’t know

Three years ago today, singer Whitney Houston was found dead In a bathtub at a Los Angeles-area hotel.

11/02/2015 Saa 14:59:40
Burundi: President Nkurunziza's Government Taken To Courts By Burundi Press

Burundi: President Nkurunziza’s Government Taken To Courts By Burundi Press

The East African Court of Justice has Yesterday opened hearings into a case filed by Burundi Journalists’ Association challenging a Law regulating the Press in the country.

11/02/2015 Saa 10:13:01

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