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Nine Rwandans involved in bus accident on their way back home from Kenya

Nine Rwandans involved in bus accident on their way back home from Kenya

The Ministry of Health last evening dispatched ambulances to rescue Rwandans reportedly injured in an accident when travelling back home on a bus belonging to Kampala Coach.

4/02/2015 Saa 08:52:31
Ex-M23 fighters could be home soon, but no deadline on the rebels' repatriation

Ex-M23 fighters could be home soon, but no deadline on the rebels’ repatriation

Officials from Rwanda and DR Congo have reiterated commitment toward facilitating the voluntary repatriation of fighters formerly with the defunct rebel group, M23.

4/02/2015 Saa 08:36:11
Rusizi: Luxurious Range Rover stolen from the UK got impounded enroute to DRC

Rusizi: Luxurious Range Rover stolen from the UK got impounded enroute to DRC

Police at Rusizi border post, on Tuesday, impounded a Range Rover Sport V8, said to have been stolen from the United Kingdom.

4/02/2015 Saa 08:17:46
Research: Toilets are full of Precious GOLD: Engineers look for power and gold in Human wastes

Research: Toilets are full of Precious GOLD: Engineers look for power and gold in Human wastes

Engineer Heinz-Peter Mang has a humble dream. And that dream is to turn human excrement into nuggets of purest gold.

3/02/2015 Saa 18:48:23
The Cost of Leaving Islamic State: Death or Jail

The Cost of Leaving Islamic State: Death or Jail

The man stands furtively on a street corner, his face masked by a hoodie, his tense eyes scanning the crowd for any hint of Islamic State militants. He was one of them before he left Syria a year ago, and he is afraid.

3/02/2015 Saa 16:36:45
DR Congo and Rwanda's FDLR rebels: Why Tanzania could end up eating leftovers

DR Congo and Rwanda’s FDLR rebels: Why Tanzania could end up eating leftovers

Tanzania’s position on the FDLR rebels is puzzling, and it is putting far too much on the line for benefits that are unclear.

3/02/2015 Saa 16:01:30
Whitney Houston's daughter 'fighting for her life'

Whitney Houston’s daughter ’fighting for her life’

Two days after she was found facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub full of water at her Roswell, Georgia, home, Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is on a ventilator and in intensive care, a source close to the family said.

3/02/2015 Saa 15:11:13
Ugandan Couple, Son, Found Dead at U.S. Apartment

Ugandan Couple, Son, Found Dead at U.S. Apartment

Dr. Israel Ahimbisibwe, his wife Mrs. Dorcus Ahimbisibwe and their last born son, junior ‘Jay’, were found dead in an apartment complex in West Houston, United States

3/02/2015 Saa 12:04:32
 Nigeria President Good Luck Jonathan narrowly escapes Boko Haram's Bomb Blast

Nigeria President Good Luck Jonathan narrowly escapes Boko Haram’s Bomb Blast

President Goodluck Jonathan narrowly escaped a car bomb in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on Monday.

3/02/2015 Saa 11:22:09
Remembering The Day Idi Amin Seized Power In Uganda

Remembering The Day Idi Amin Seized Power In Uganda

On 2nd February in 1971, General Idi Amin Dada named himself the third president of Uganda, a week after leading the military coup that toppled the country’s second post-colonial leader, Milton Obote. Charismatic to the public, he proved a cruel, greedy tyrant behind closed doors.

3/02/2015 Saa 10:48:01
Uganda: Gov’t still pursuing Desire Luzinda’s Pornography case

Uganda: Gov’t still pursuing Desire Luzinda’s Pornography case

Uganda’s ethics minister Simon Lokodo says government has not given up on the pornography case of local musician Desire Luzinda and her Nigerian ex-lover.

3/02/2015 Saa 09:48:45
Bugesera: The Police destoys mass litres of Kanyanga and seizes brewery materials

Bugesera: The Police destoys mass litres of Kanyanga and seizes brewery materials

Over 85 litres of illicit brew commonly known as Kanyanga were destroyed in Bugesera District on Sunday, following operations by Police that aim to rid the country of the hazardous product. Police Reports

3/02/2015 Saa 09:23:30
 Coach Jean Marie Ntagwabira passes away at Kanombe Military Hospital

Coach Jean Marie Ntagwabira passes away at Kanombe Military Hospital

The legendary coach has played for Amavubi stars before he started coaching as a career. He died this morning at Kanombe Military Hospital. The cause of death has not yet been released to the media.

3/02/2015 Saa 08:59:44
FDLR: Too much ado about doing nothing

FDLR: Too much ado about doing nothing

Many in Rwanda have been sceptical about the United Nations taking up arms against the so-called Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). They have good reason. Joseph Rwagatare writes

3/02/2015 Saa 08:21:50
Three rivals take on Blatter for FIFA presidency

Three rivals take on Blatter for FIFA presidency

Football’s world governing body FIFA announced on Monday that three candidates are bidding to unseat controversial long-time president Sepp Blatter.

2/02/2015 Saa 16:57:46
Signs your partner is cheating on you ahead of Valentine’s Day

Signs your partner is cheating on you ahead of Valentine’s Day

Private love investigator Yohana Walker reveals the top five signs that your better-half is playing away as the most romantic day of the year approaches.

2/02/2015 Saa 16:07:53
Zari Turns Into Diamond’s Video Vixen

Zari Turns Into Diamond’s Video Vixen

Contrary to popular belief that South Africa based showbiz loving socialite Zari Hassan and Tanzanian singer Diamond Platinumz’s ‘project’ is over, the two seem to still be together and going strong.

2/02/2015 Saa 15:32:41
Having failed militarily, enemies of Rwanda have resorted to lies

Having failed militarily, enemies of Rwanda have resorted to lies

A few weeks ago, I watched with amazement the documentary, Rwanda’s Untold Story, produced by Jane Corbin and broadcast by the BBC. I revisit this documentary because its ramifications are ongoing. J.M Kabarega writes

2/02/2015 Saa 14:59:57
Oil prices keep dropping

Oil prices keep dropping

Pump prices for oil products will, effective today, drop to Rwf845, down from Rwf895 per litre, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in a statement released yesterday.

2/02/2015 Saa 12:31:12
Kigali City vs Kampala City: In the Eyes of a Foreigner Traveller

Kigali City vs Kampala City: In the Eyes of a Foreigner Traveller

You will definitely fall in love with the neat, palm-tree lined Kigali streets. The city is peppered with numbers and signs, and so easy to navigate.

2/02/2015 Saa 11:22:11
16 people killed by unknown gunmen at a pub in A’ru town in the Democratic Republic of Congo

16 people killed by unknown gunmen at a pub in A’ru town in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Two Uganda nationals are among the 16 people killed by unknown gunmen at a pub in A’ru town in the Democratic Republic of Congo on February 1, 2015 at midnight.
The deceased identified as Aminah Mugabirwe Night 28, the proprietor of Bandale Digitale Night Club was shot on the head and died shortly when she was rushed to Ania Church hospital in A’ru town.

2/02/2015 Saa 10:28:27
Algeria outplayed Cote d'Ivoire, admits Renard

Algeria outplayed Cote d’Ivoire, admits Renard

Cote d’Ivoire coach Herve Renard has admitted his side were the poorer team as they beat Algeria 3-1 to progress to the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals. The Frenchman was pleased with his side’s progress at the Africa Cup of Nations, even if the result was against the run of play

2/02/2015 Saa 10:16:29
45-Al-Shabaab militants and Top Commander Killed in Airstrike

45-Al-Shabaab militants and Top Commander Killed in Airstrike

45 Al-Shabaab militants were killed and 18 others critically injured in Lower Shebelle region in southern Somalia after a precision airstrike hit their camp and a convoy mid-day Saturday.

2/02/2015 Saa 09:46:31
Hell of a week for RNP: The Police had to deal with grenades, fake money, theft recovery as well as Cocaine and medicine smugglers

Hell of a week for RNP: The Police had to deal with grenades, fake money, theft recovery as well as Cocaine and medicine smugglers

In the last week of January 2015, Police conducted several notable activities that are geared towards enforcing law and order. Inits weekly report the Rwanda National Police reveals incidents that that have made their week tough.

2/02/2015 Saa 09:25:08
US gives offensive on FDLR rebels thumbs up

US gives offensive on FDLR rebels thumbs up

The United States has welcomed the offensive launched by the DR Congo government forces against the Rwandan rebels based in the eastern part of the country.

2/02/2015 Saa 09:00:45

"Rwandans Celebrate the Resilience of the Rwandan Spirit and hard work of Rwandans in our country’s transformation” President Kagame

Rwanda has Sunday paid a special tribute to the country’s heroes who put their lives on the line for their country, Chimp corps report.

Today, Rwandans converged at village levels to remember the lives of their heroes.

Prime Minister Bernard Mukuza, Defence Minister Gen James Kabarebe and Uganda’s Ambassador to Rwanda, Richard Kabonero, who also doubles as head of Diplomatic Corps in the country, attended the ceremony of laying wreaths at the Heroes Mausoleum in Kigali.

The Mausoleum contains the grave of former RPF commander, Maj Gen Fred Rwigyema and “the unknown soldier” which represents all combatants that died during the 1990-1994 RPF

February 1 is a special day meant to commemorate the roles played by the country’s heroes in different spheres of life and also reflect on values for which they are remembered.

2/02/2015 Saa 08:50:07
Dominic Ongwen trial: War crimes perpetrator, victim or both?

Dominic Ongwen trial: War crimes perpetrator, victim or both?

By the age of 18 Ongwen had become a major. By the time he became a brigadier, in his early 20s, Ongwen had developed a reputation as a daring and fierce fighter and had become one of the top LRA commanders.

2/02/2015 Saa 08:29:33
Miley Cyrus poses naked on Instagram photo for her 22nd Birthday

Miley Cyrus poses naked on Instagram photo for her 22nd Birthday

The bare necessities! Miley Cyrus strips off AGAIN as she goes topless with Sky Ferreira in new Instagram photo.

31/01/2015 Saa 17:27:29
Uganda gives defeated M23 rebels three months to leave

Uganda gives defeated M23 rebels three months to leave

Uganda has issued a three-month ultimatum to Democratic Republic of Congo to relocate hundreds of ex-rebel fighters or they will be handed to the United Nations, an army spokesman said Thursday.

31/01/2015 Saa 16:27:54
More 14 names to be added on the national heroes list by the cabinet

More 14 names to be added on the national heroes list by the cabinet

The Executive Secretary for Chancellery for Heroes, National Order and Decoration of Honour (Cheno), Deo Nkusi, has said his office has finalised scrutiny of 14 people nominated by the public as potential heroes and will soon forward the names to Cabinet for approval.

31/01/2015 Saa 15:52:56
Museveni's opposition is too week to compete

Museveni’s opposition is too week to compete

Only smaller parties, two of six opposition parties that fielded candidates in the last presidential race, Uganda Federal Alliance and the People’s Progressive Party appear to be focused on investing more of their resources in parliamentary and local council seats.

31/01/2015 Saa 15:19:52
Despite rising GDP, savings, investments remain low in Rwanda

Despite rising GDP, savings, investments remain low in Rwanda

With low national savings, a sustained flat rate of investment plus the uncertainty of aid flows, there is concern about the sustainability of the country’s economic recovery in the long run.
Keeping investments above savings, according to bankers, means that Rwanda has more investment opportunities than it can afford to undertake.
In order to encourage savings, the government has rolled out savings and credit co-operatives (Saccos) at the village level and introduced a stock exchange, among other initiatives.

31/01/2015 Saa 14:28:19
Congo Derby: A rivalry heard across the world, What DRC v Congo means

Congo Derby: A rivalry heard across the world, What DRC v Congo means

The Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo share many characteristics, but they will be passionately separated by football this Saturday.

31/01/2015 Saa 13:55:51
Shortage of low-cost housing to continue biting in Kigali

Shortage of low-cost housing to continue biting in Kigali

The City of Kigali has expropriated hundreds of residents who lived in slums in Kiyovu, Kimicanga and Muhima with the expectation that property developers would invest in modern housing and commercial business structures to accommodate them, but there are still many residents who live in unplanned settlements. Plans to move such families to low and medium scale housing projects have not been implemented and some of the proposed projects seem to have have stalled for years.

31/01/2015 Saa 11:29:49
Kenyan woman arrested with 2.5 Kg of Cocaine at Kigali International Airport

Kenyan woman arrested with 2.5 Kg of Cocaine at Kigali International Airport

Rwanda National Police (RNP) yesterday arrested Lovini Wanjiku Ngoroge, 45, a Kenyan citizen in connection with trafficking 2.5 kilogrammes of cocaine worth Rwf85 million.

31/01/2015 Saa 09:06:35
U.N. support for Congo campaign against Rwanda rebels in doubt over abuses

U.N. support for Congo campaign against Rwanda rebels in doubt over abuses

United Nations support for a planned military operation against Rwandan rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could be in doubt because Congo named a general accused of rights abuses to head the offensive, diplomats and officials said on Friday.

31/01/2015 Saa 08:39:26
Burundi:Opposition parties accuse Nkurunziza of

Burundi:Opposition parties accuse Nkurunziza of "massive fraud" during voters registration process for the upcoming elections

Opposition parties have accused the government of "massive fraud" and demanded the resignation of the electoral Commission, alleging there was mass distribution of identification cards to supporters of the ruling party.

31/01/2015 Saa 08:14:07
Act your shoe size, not your age

Act your shoe size, not your age

As a grownup, you’re in charge of your own diary. Don’t forget to make time for fun.

30/01/2015 Saa 19:48:57
Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Liverpool have questions to answer in defence, Chelsea have selection issues against Manchester City and could Villa trouble Arsenal?

30/01/2015 Saa 17:59:26
Barack and Michelle Obama tweet childhood photos – 'You're not young and invincible forever'

Barack and Michelle Obama tweet childhood photos – ’You’re not young and invincible forever’

President and first lady post heartwarming happy snaps to promote Obamacare as deadline to sign up for health insurance approaches

30/01/2015 Saa 17:37:15

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