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South Africa grants parole to apartheid death-squad leader

South Africa grants parole to apartheid death-squad leader

Eugene de Kock, known as "Prime Evil", was sentenced to two life terms for murder and torture of black activists.

30/01/2015 Saa 17:26:24
 Boko Haram Driven out of Nigerian town by Chad Troops

Boko Haram Driven out of Nigerian town by Chad Troops

Many Boko Haram fighters reportedly killed in first action by foreign troops on Nigerian soil against the armed group.

30/01/2015 Saa 17:02:55
Mugabe: A controversial choice for AU chairman

Mugabe: A controversial choice for AU chairman

The new chairman of the African Union, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, is the continent’s oldest leader — and one of its most controversial post-colonial figures.

30/01/2015 Saa 15:31:11
Aline Gahongayire settles disputes with husband despite rumoured break up

Aline Gahongayire settles disputes with husband despite rumoured break up

On 13 January shock speculations spread out that Rwandan gospel artist icon Aline Gahongayire disputed with her husband Gahima Gabriel and that the couple was facing a very probable break up. When rumors emerged the husband had already travelled to Tanzania proving the couple’s ties were not really strong

30/01/2015 Saa 12:26:00
Rwanda: New opposition Rebel Group born in Rutshuru

Rwanda: New opposition Rebel Group born in Rutshuru

ARRDC -Isangano the Rwandan leadership opposition party has announced on 28 January 2015 that the political party has now made up a rebel group with combatants who will be trained to attack Rwanda.

30/01/2015 Saa 11:28:39
Uganda, Rwanda sign joint agreement on sharing DRC Rebels moves information

Uganda, Rwanda sign joint agreement on sharing DRC Rebels moves information

Uganda and Rwanda have signed an agreement for the two countries to share intelligence on rebel groups operating from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) against each other’s government.Representatives of the Ugandan army and Rwanda’s army on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding after a closed door meeting held at the border town of Kabale on Wednesday. Star Africa reports

30/01/2015 Saa 10:16:03
I'm good enough to be Nigeria's president - Davido

I’m good enough to be Nigeria’s president - Davido

Davido has expressed his intention to vote in the forthcoming elections and have also said he is good enough to be Nigerias president one day.

30/01/2015 Saa 09:56:41
Rwanda, a model for AU Water and Sanitation Plan

Rwanda, a model for AU Water and Sanitation Plan

Rwanda today begins its role in the implementation of a continental water and sanitation plan at the African Union Summit that kicks off today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

30/01/2015 Saa 09:31:45
UN Security Council renews sanctions on DRC for training and financing armed groups

UN Security Council renews sanctions on DRC for training and financing armed groups

The United Nations Security Council Yesterday renewed its sanctions on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to prevent the supply, sale or transfer of arms, training, and financing, to armed groups.

30/01/2015 Saa 09:11:58
RNP hand over theft recovered money to Uganda Police

RNP hand over theft recovered money to Uganda Police

Rwanda National Police (RNP), on January 29 handed over half a million francs to Ugandan Police Staff, after it was recovered from a suspected thief who had crossed into Rwanda.

30/01/2015 Saa 08:50:23
On FDLR, Ladsous refuse to respond to Journalists

On FDLR, Ladsous refuse to respond to Journalists

In DRC UN Only Supports Army, As On Minova Rapes, HRW Soft on Ladsous. Inner City Press Journal reports.
UNITED NATIONS, January 29, After the UN repeatedly said Congolese President Joseph Kabila would sign with the UN a Joint Directive for military operations against the FDLR, and a week after the UN’s Herve Ladsous refused to answer Press questions about it, the UN put this out:

30/01/2015 Saa 08:33:06
PHOTOS: Miss Rwanda 2015 hits SMS voting stage

PHOTOS: Miss Rwanda 2015 hits SMS voting stage

Miss Rwanda 2015 Organizer, Rwanda Inspiration Back up has announced this Wednesday, January 28 that SMS voting is open.

30/01/2015 Saa 08:06:08
Military action Starts Against FDLR Rebels in DRC

Military action Starts Against FDLR Rebels in DRC

The Operation Codenamed Sokola2 is aimed at ensuring that the FDLR forces that are mainly comprised of the Rebels who fled Rwanda after the 1994 Genocide, are all disarmed, the Congolese Chief of Armed forces General Didier Etumba said.

29/01/2015 Saa 16:08:04
Rusizi officials to run an investigation on reported Burundi ID Cards used by Rwandans

Rusizi officials to run an investigation on reported Burundi ID Cards used by Rwandans

On 27 January, Rusizi district official held a security meeting where reports revealed that some Rwandans from sectors near Rwanda-Burundi border have received new Identity cards of the neighboring country.

29/01/2015 Saa 13:14:28
S. Sudan president Kiir struck by illness in the AU meeting and rushed to Ethiopian hospital

S. Sudan president Kiir struck by illness in the AU meeting and rushed to Ethiopian hospital

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir was rushed to hospital in the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa, on Wednesday after he fell ill during a meeting.

29/01/2015 Saa 10:41:24
The UN blames DRC for delaying

The UN blames DRC for delaying "Decisive Action" against FDLR militia

Operations against FDLR will be complicated but not impossible”, Martin Kobler speaking in a press conference yesterday in Goma. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC and the UN have recently expressed worries that the DRC officials delay "Decisive Action" in bringing the FDLR’s long history of brutality and impunity to an end.

29/01/2015 Saa 09:39:52
Gakenke PSF's President Uwamariya arrested over embezzlement and forgery

Gakenke PSF’s President Uwamariya arrested over embezzlement and forgery

The Prosecution is investigating a case in which a popular businesswoman in Gakenke District is accused of forging documents and embezzling public funds.

29/01/2015 Saa 09:05:26
Somalia PM seeks approval for his New Cabinet list

Somalia PM seeks approval for his New Cabinet list

Somalia’s new prime minister has proposed a new Cabinet after Parliament rejected his last list of candidates, prompting international concerns political power struggles were stalling progress.

29/01/2015 Saa 08:49:50
Two men, Genocide suspects to be judged by Criminal Courts in France

Two men, Genocide suspects to be judged by Criminal Courts in France

The Supreme Court in France has definitely agreed to hand over two former mayors, Tito Barahira and Octavian Ngenzi for their alleged participation in the Genocide of Tutsis in 1994. French sources have revealed this Wednesday.

29/01/2015 Saa 08:24:25
Rwanda Cycling Team ranked second in Africa

Rwanda Cycling Team ranked second in Africa

Team Rwanda Cycling has improved from fifth to second position in Africa while Team Rwanda rider Valens Ndayisenga has jumped on place from sixth position to fifth in the latest UCI ranking released on Tuesday.

29/01/2015 Saa 08:08:58
Rwanda must rally resources to achieve Vision 2020

Rwanda must rally resources to achieve Vision 2020

Rwanda needs to mobilise its domestic resources in order to strengthen its financial independence.

28/01/2015 Saa 16:25:30
Sejusa Worried Over Retirement Application

Sejusa Worried Over Retirement Application

Following his formal request to the UPDF Commissions Board for retirement, former Coordinator of intelligence organs Gen. David Sejusa, through his lawyers, has expressed worry over the way the matter is being handled.

28/01/2015 Saa 15:34:16
Shock As Bus Bursts Into Flames In Kacyiru

Shock As Bus Bursts Into Flames In Kacyiru

The incident occurred at Kacyiru Presidency road at a roundabout near the former post office in Kigali.

The cause of the fire in the bus is not yet clear but Rwanda fire brigade trucks are already at the scene to control the situation

28/01/2015 Saa 14:27:56
RMC condemns boundaries on accessing Miss Rwanda 2015 information

RMC condemns boundaries on accessing Miss Rwanda 2015 information

"Rwanda Media Commission (RMC) condemns the actions of the organisers of Miss Rwanda 2015 to block journalists from accessing information from the activities to select contestants because Miss Rwanda is a national pageant which concerns all Rwandans, and as such, is a matter of public interest."

28/01/2015 Saa 11:57:30
RDF, President Panza’s favorite Contingent and devoted men for CAR's security

RDF, President Panza’s favorite Contingent and devoted men for CAR’s security

Operating from Bangui for the past one year, the 850-strong Rwandan men and women in uniform under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in CAR (Minusca) have been returning home and are being replaced by a 750-strong contingent in the first rotation exercise.

28/01/2015 Saa 11:23:55
Algeria, Ghana Book Afcon Quarter Final Slots

Algeria, Ghana Book Afcon Quarter Final Slots

The Desert Fennecs of Algeria and Ghana on Tuesday booked places to the quarter finals of the on-going Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

28/01/2015 Saa 10:39:13
Rwanda among eight countries to have their General Assembly voting rights suspended over non-payment of dues.

Rwanda among eight countries to have their General Assembly voting rights suspended over non-payment of dues.

These countries have fallen foul of Article 19 of the UN Charter, which states that countries will lose their UNGA vote if their “arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the preceding two full years.”

28/01/2015 Saa 10:17:06
Rwanda Rapid Development Exceeds IMF Expectations

Rwanda Rapid Development Exceeds IMF Expectations

President Kagame on Tuesday night received Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), who is on a three day visit in Rwanda.

28/01/2015 Saa 09:30:03
What Tanzanians think about reports pinning their country on FDLR Militia

What Tanzanians think about reports pinning their country on FDLR Militia

It is always a grace for a country to have deceitful leader. My country Tanzania has always maintained the face of a peaceful and friendly country on the continent. This long enviable history, however, started to suffer when Jakaya Kikwete assumed presidency. Abdul Kanoti Says

28/01/2015 Saa 09:03:12
Kiir's Army ready for Combat Action Against Machar

Kiir’s Army ready for Combat Action Against Machar

South Sudan leader Gen Salva Kiir has directed all commanders of elite army units of SPLA to prepare for a “protracted” and “decisive” war against the rebels of Dr Riek Machar, saying his Vice President is not ready to honour peace agreements.

27/01/2015 Saa 14:57:22
Col. Byabagamba, Rusagara trial adjourned for the accused's medical attention

Col. Byabagamba, Rusagara trial adjourned for the accused’s medical attention

The Military High Court yesterday started hearing in substance the case involving Col. Tom Byabagamba, Brig. Gen. Frank Rusagara and (rtd) Sergeant François Kabayiza who are charged with several counts, some jointly, others individual.

27/01/2015 Saa 14:48:02
INSIGHT: Why is Boko Haram so strong?

INSIGHT: Why is Boko Haram so strong?

Nigeria’s militant Islamist group Boko Haram is waging the most brutal insurgency in Africa. It has seized vast amounts of territory, threatening Nigeria’s territorial integrity and opening a new frontier by targeting neighbouring Cameroon. Officials estimate that some three million people are affected by the humanitarian crisis caused by the five-year insurgency in the north-east.

27/01/2015 Saa 10:53:43
Labor: Nearly half of Masters degree holders don't earn the merit of their education

Labor: Nearly half of Masters degree holders don’t earn the merit of their education

At least 45 per cent of master degree holders are underemployed, results of a survey on graduates’ competences and employment, which was commissioned by the Higher Education Council, show.

27/01/2015 Saa 09:52:08
Taiwan to open 'sex-themed park' complete with erotic sculptures

Taiwan to open ’sex-themed park’ complete with erotic sculptures

That’s one way to attract visitors! A sex themed park is in the works in Taiwan.
Tourism officials’ surefire plan to draw in more visitors will be built on a 37-mile stretch of land along the coast with a hotel next door for inspired couples.

27/01/2015 Saa 09:30:22
Nyagatare: Man arrested over medicine Smuggling

Nyagatare: Man arrested over medicine Smuggling

Pharmaceutical products, including 40 cartons of Coartem and 3, 000 tablets of Bactrim, were yesterday intercepted in Nyagatare District as they were being smuggled from Uganda.

27/01/2015 Saa 09:17:03
Rwandans join Israelites to commemorate The Jewish Holocaust Day

Rwandans join Israelites to commemorate The Jewish Holocaust Day

Rwandans, diplomats and Israel residents from around the region yesterday gathered at Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Gisozi to commemorate the Holocaust that affected people of Jewish origin during the Second World War.

27/01/2015 Saa 08:44:24
Museveni Tent Survives wind strike at Bogoma grounds

Museveni Tent Survives wind strike at Bogoma grounds

A very strange incident occurred at the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Victory Day celebrations at Boma grounds in Soroti on Monday, sparking superstitious insinuations.

27/01/2015 Saa 08:23:54
First woman Bishop: The issue continues to cause divisions among some anglicans

First woman Bishop: The issue continues to cause divisions among some anglicans

’Historic day’ for Church of England as its first female bishop is ordained in landmark ceremony at York Minster

26/01/2015 Saa 16:58:12
Five arrested over corruption and drugs dealing

Five arrested over corruption and drugs dealing

The Rwanda National Police’s ongoing fight against corruption and drug abuse in the country continued to yield results with the arrest of five people, separately, during the weekend in a crackdown mounted from Friday.

26/01/2015 Saa 12:40:27
Central African Republic minister kidnapped by armed men

Central African Republic minister kidnapped by armed men

Armed men on Sunday kidnapped the Central African Republic minister for sports and former rebel chief Armel Ningatoloum Sayo as he returned from church in the capital Bangui, his wife said.

26/01/2015 Saa 12:21:35

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