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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three years ago today, singer Whitney Houston was found dead In a bathtub at a Los Angeles-area hotel.
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.
Rwandan youth must shun a life of crime and concentrate on improving their lives and country through education, entrepreneurship in a patriotic manner.
After Cindy made a controversial post about Miss Uganda, Leah Kalanguka, fans have attacked her from all corners forcing the ’Sample Dat’ singer to apologize and reveal that he account was hacked.
Two weeks after the deadline passed for the DRC-based genocidal group, FDRL to surrender weapons and demobilise combatants as directed by SADC, ICGLR and United Nations, the joint international military brigade was reportedly set to commence offensive operations against outfit whose leaders and ideology are blamed for the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Weeks later, DRC On 28 January announced fresh attacks on the rebels group but Operation Sokola2’s is still misty.
The Uganda Communications Commission has threatened to shut down social media sites over misuse by the public.
The Rwanda National Police, yesterday, deported a Congolese national suspected of killing his girl friend before fleeing to Rwanda.
Two young women, Beatrice Dusabimana, 25, and Aime Martine Mutoni, 21, are under police custody after being caught trying to solicit for money in shops in Kinyinya.
It’s a crying shame. With at least $50b flowing out illegally every year, donors are effectively pocketing back their aid money.
Self-styled Ghetto president’s Bobi Wine alias Kyagulanyi sentamu’s father, Willington Jackson Sentamu has been announced dead at Mulago hospital, as confirmed by family member, Amos Katumba.
Consumers in East Africa could be paying more for products because of the limited jurisdiction of competition watchdogs preventing them from reining in firms that are accused of misbehaviour.
The Chelsea boss hit out at Manchester City following their signing of Wilfried Bony but the Gunners boss hints that the Blues could also fall foul of UEFA regulations
Global Partnership For Education (GPE) Set To Fund Rwanda with US$2.1b To Deal With Unfinished Business In Universal Education
Rwanda, once again, is eligible for the US$2.1b fund, according to Julia Gillard, former PM of Australia and chairman of Global Partnership for Education (GPE).
Police ‘Officer Cadets’ Ahead of Graduation Are Urged To Maintain Perseverance, Hardwork,and Patriotism
The Minister for Internal Security, Sheikh Musa Fazil Harerimana has challenged ‘Officer Cadets’ attending the seventh cadet intake at the Police Training School in Gishari, Rwamagana District to persevere and maintain the spirit of hard work and patriotism as they wait for their graduation soon, to take on their policing tasks.
Kabila Under Pressure, The US Claims Disappointed By Delayed Strikes Against FDLR And Urges To Set Date For Presidential Elections
KINSHASA - Democratic Republic of Congo should promptly set a date for a presidential election in 2016, a senior US envoy said on Monday, increasing international pressure on President Joseph Kabila to step down at the polls next year.
Police Officers in Kamonyi District swooped on eight suspected drugs traffickers as part of RNP’s larger narcotics bust involving nationwide operations, cross-border multiple surveillance and multiple sensitization campaigns.
Norway’s Supreme Court Rules On Extradition Of Eugene Nkuranyabahizi to Rwanda For Genocide Crimes Trial
Norway’s Supreme Court ruled on Monday in Oslo, that a 42-year-old, Eugene Nkuranyabahizi should be extradited to Rwanda to stand trial over alleged involvement in the 1994 genocide in the Central African country.
Makerere University authorities are investigating circumstances under which 600 of the 12,000 students that graduated last month made it to the graduation list without meeting the minimum academic requirements.
Since her university days, Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, an openly gay woman and activist in Uganda where homosexuality is illegal, has been a victim of vicious tabloid gossip.
A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no afterlife and no divine plan. And it’s an outlook that could be gaining momentum – despite its lack of cheer. In some countries, openly acknowledged atheism has never been more popular.
At singer Miss Shanel’s wedding in November, his first major public appearance after leaving hospital, many of his fans and fellow musicians were visibly surprised to see Mako Nikoshwa.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Washington late Sunday for meetings with President Obama that start Monday. Here’s what they will talk about:
Mr Museveni told the neighbouring countries to disarm people holding guns illegally, saying it was genocidal for pastoral communities to keep guns.
SOMETIMES there are no good options. Nigeria goes to the polls on February 14th to elect the next president, who will face problems so large from rampant corruption to a jihadist insurgency that they could break the country apart, with dire consequences for Nigerians and the world.
Reigning Miss Uganda Leah Kalanguka is yet in another fresh social medial attack this time led by renowned dancehall singer Cinderella Sanyu.
Bralirwa has today summoned a team of journalists for PGGSS Season 5’s Nominations.
Police in Uganda have commenced investigations into circumstances under which the Uganda Airforce, Major Kiwanuka, died in a road accident along Entebbe Road on Sunday night.
Benedict Daswa, a Limpopo school principal who was stoned, beaten and burnt to death for his Catholic beliefs, is set to become the first African saint, the Sunday Times reported.
Police in Northern Province are holding eight people suspected of bribing Traffic Police officers.
Saturday night was filled with ululations and tears as the last 15 Miss Rwanda contestants were selected at Petit Stade in Remera.
Police at Busasamana Police station in Nyanza district is holding two men after they were arrested attempting to give a bribe of Rwf380, 000 to an officer for an illegal service.
Goalkeeper Boubacar Barry saved and scored the crucial spot-kicks that handed Ivory Coast a dramatic 9-8 penalty shootout win over Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations final.
The East African Monetary Union is set to be launched soon following its ratification by all the five EAC partner states.
Five people died and Ten more were severely injured after the vehicle they were traveling in overturned in Rulindo District, Northern Province. The Families were heading for Kigali to attend wedding celebrations this Saturday.
Kampala party animals are currently smiling uncontrollably since the Rwanda theme night is set for a magical comeback tonight.