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Terror brings France and Belgium to follow Kagame's lead

Terror brings France and Belgium to follow Kagame’s lead

Recent terrorist attacks in Europe have catalysed responses that would probably have invited torrents of criticism from Western governments and rights activists had they occurred in countries with governments they routinely chastised for human-rights abuses, even when they too are responding to developments they have identified as constituting threats to their national security.

26/01/2015 Saa 12:05:26
Miss Colombia Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe 2015

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe 2015

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday, but it was her fourth runner up, Miss Jamaica, who immediately began trending on social media.

26/01/2015 Saa 11:11:33
AFCON| Hosts Eq. Guinea, Rep. of Congo reach quarterfinals

AFCON| Hosts Eq. Guinea, Rep. of Congo reach quarterfinals

Host Equatorial Guinea is into the quarterfinals at the African Cup of Nations, and so is one of the big outsiders in Republic of Congo.

26/01/2015 Saa 09:41:33
1984: Mande, Kagame, Saleh won the battle for Ugandans' freedom

1984: Mande, Kagame, Saleh won the battle for Ugandans’ freedom

January 26, 1986 marked the end of a five-year bloody armed struggle that catapulted Yoweri Museveni, the battle-hardened leader of the National Resistance Army (NRA), to Uganda’s highest political office.

26/01/2015 Saa 09:09:47
East African equity markets top in sub-Sahara Africa

East African equity markets top in sub-Sahara Africa

Nairobi – East African capital markets were the best performers in sub-Sahara African during 2014, topped by the Tanzanian bourse that grew by 22.7 per cent, followed by Uganda at 14.1 per cent and Kenya, 13.3 per cent, a report by fund manager PineBridge indicates.

24/01/2015 Saa 18:09:46
Burundian journalists under threats as elections nears

Burundian journalists under threats as elections nears

Burundian authorities arrested Bob Rugurika, director of Radio publique africaine (RPA), days after his radio station broadcast a series of investigative reports into the September 2014 murder of three elderly Italian nuns in the country.

24/01/2015 Saa 16:21:58
UN alarmed by excessive use of force by Kabila's security forces

UN alarmed by excessive use of force by Kabila’s security forces

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Friday evening called for probe over excessive use of force by security officers against demonstrators in Democratic Republic of the Congo cities, Kinshasa and Goma, and called for “a thorough and independent investigation” into the matter.

24/01/2015 Saa 16:10:16
Working with Rwanda Tribunal, a formative experience that steps up Loretta Lynch to the Attorney General nomination

Working with Rwanda Tribunal, a formative experience that steps up Loretta Lynch to the Attorney General nomination

Loretta Lynch was nominated by Obama for the US Attorney general, a success that she believes was due to the experience she gained during her African sojourn mostly when she served as a volunteer legal advisor to the International Criminal Tribunal in Rwanda.

24/01/2015 Saa 12:53:46
Rwandan police officers sentenced to emprisonment over anti-corruption activist murder

Rwandan police officers sentenced to emprisonment over anti-corruption activist murder

Two Rwandan police officers have been jailed for 20 years for murdering Gustave Makonene, a former Transparency International Rwanda employee that was investigating cross-border mineral smuggling.

24/01/2015 Saa 11:27:03
World leaders pay tribute to late King Abdallah

World leaders pay tribute to late King Abdallah

After the death of Saudi Arabi ’s King Abdallah on Friday, world leaders are landing in Riyadh this saturday to attend the funeral.

24/01/2015 Saa 10:17:38

"The way forward depends on sidestepping" Says President Kagame at Davos World Economic Forum

Hundreds of business leaders and representatives of governments and organisations have attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland .

24/01/2015 Saa 09:43:44
Congo protests enter third day, rights group says 42 dead

Congo protests enter third day, rights group says 42 dead

KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least 42 people have been killed in three days of protests in Democratic Republic of Congo over a proposed legal reform the opposition says would keep President Joseph Kabila in power for years, a rights group said, three times the official estimate.

21/01/2015 Saa 20:08:15
Kenyan officials condemn use of tear gas at children's protest

Kenyan officials condemn use of tear gas at children’s protest

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan officials on Tuesday rushed to condemn the use of teargas against children at a Nairobi primary school who were protesting at the loss of their playground.

21/01/2015 Saa 19:30:08
Pope Francis confirms trip to Uganda and CAR this year

Pope Francis confirms trip to Uganda and CAR this year

Pope Francis has confirmed reports of his much anticipated visit to Africa particularly Uganda and the Central African Republic by the end of this year.

20/01/2015 Saa 20:00:24
Reopening of the railway Zambia - Tanzania after a 5 day strike

Reopening of the railway Zambia - Tanzania after a 5 day strike

The railway linking Zambia to the port of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania , was reopened Friday after five days of strike of the employees of the Authority railways Tanzania - Zambia ( TAZARA ), the movement was declared illegal by the justice , according to a statement.

16/01/2015 Saa 19:42:02
We've been with the FDLR for decades ... and what has been playing out relating to the FDLR has not been helpful at all - President Kagame

We’ve been with the FDLR for decades ... and what has been playing out relating to the FDLR has not been helpful at all - President Kagame

Rwanda’s president on Thursday voiced renewed frustration over what he complained was long-term inaction over Rwandan rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

16/01/2015 Saa 12:31:57
Zari Expecting Diamond Platinumz Kid

Zari Expecting Diamond Platinumz Kid

With the number of pregnancy reports being registered among Ugandan celebrities, it is easy to conclude that the last festive season was a fruitful one. Word reaching our desk from the Diamond-Zari project camp shows that Diamond Platinumz is a happy and excited father-to-be and that Zarinah Tlale might be the woman carrying his child. This did not come as a surprise to many though.

14/01/2015 Saa 19:36:32
Tanzania, Rwanda launch Rusumo immigration post

Tanzania, Rwanda launch Rusumo immigration post

A project worth USD 31.9 million was commissioned at the Rwanda-Tanzania border at Rusumo over the weekend and is expected to ease customs and immigration clearance procedures for goods and people of the two East African Community (EAC) partner states.

14/01/2015 Saa 19:16:14
Dr. Richard Sezibera wants the dispute on tour resolved swiftly and amicably

Dr. Richard Sezibera wants the dispute on tour resolved swiftly and amicably

Dr. Sezibera urged Kenya and Tanzania to amicablye solve their dispute
The East African Community ( EAC ) yesterday urged Tanzania and Kenya to amicably resolve the dispute caused by the decision to deny Tanzanian-registered tour vans entry into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport ( JKIA ) in Nairobi.

14/01/2015 Saa 18:14:17
Mystery over ICC witness Meshack Yebei as police claim body is not his

Mystery over ICC witness Meshack Yebei as police claim body is not his

That is the critical question after police on Wednesday said fingerprint tests indicated that the body of a man believed to be International Criminal Court witness Meshack Yebei could actually be a different person.

14/01/2015 Saa 16:22:43
Police probe RwandAir Staff over Ticket Theft

Police probe RwandAir Staff over Ticket Theft

RwandAir the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda has informed that the airline in cooperation with the National Police of Rwanda is investigating a suspected case of theft that involves RwandAir staff and an industry partner who worked together in putting up an illegal network in processing online ticket sales as well as funds collection which is valued at approximately 30,000USD.

13/01/2015 Saa 12:42:49
Van Gaal disappointed by home defeat to Saints

Van Gaal disappointed by home defeat to Saints

Louis van Gaal rued missed chances following Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat to Southampton on Sunday, but accepted the visitors defended well in the Barclays Premier League encounter at Old Trafford.

12/01/2015 Saa 18:46:10
No one owes us our livelihood and we do not owe anyone our livelihood - President Paul Kagame

No one owes us our livelihood and we do not owe anyone our livelihood - President Paul Kagame

President Kagame yesterday joined leaders from Rwanda’s public and private sector at the annual National Leadership Prayer Breakfast, an event where leaders converge to thank God for what was achieved in the past year, and pray for blessings in the new year.

12/01/2015 Saa 18:38:55
Slashing the road was the first earning job Mr. Tito Rutaremara did. Below is whatever you probably never knew about the life of Mr. Tito Rutaremara

Slashing the road was the first earning job Mr. Tito Rutaremara did. Below is whatever you probably never knew about the life of Mr. Tito Rutaremara

Tito Rutaremara was born in 1944. He is currently a senator in the parliament of Rwanda. He is one of the fore founders of RPF that went on to become its Secretary General. One of his life’s lowest moments was the untimely death of his comrade Mj. Gen Fred Rwigema.

12/01/2015 Saa 16:35:21
President Obama did'nt attend Paris march against terrorism

President Obama did’nt attend Paris march against terrorism

Sunday’s massive march in Paris against terrorism drew dozens of world leaders in a show of unity, except from the United States, which was represented by its ambassador.

12/01/2015 Saa 10:47:18
Beyonce Might Have Finally Confirmed Those Pregnancy Rumors—While Buried Up To Her Neck In Sand

Beyonce Might Have Finally Confirmed Those Pregnancy Rumors—While Buried Up To Her Neck In Sand

12/01/2015 Saa 06:27:39
Seleka rebels Want $ 5 m Reward For Capturing LRA’s Ongwen

Seleka rebels Want $ 5 m Reward For Capturing LRA’s Ongwen

A rebel Group in the Central African Republic which claims a big role in the capture of Lord’s Resistance Army Commander Dominic Ongwen are now demanding to be rewarded.

11/01/2015 Saa 16:27:50
Frank Ribery backs Neuer for Ballon d'Or

Frank Ribery backs Neuer for Ballon d’Or

Bayern Munich’s Franck Ribery says he is hoping teammate Manuel Neuer will become the first goalkeeper to be elected world footballer of the year at Monday’s Ballon d’Or awards in Zurich.

11/01/2015 Saa 16:06:47
Princess Diana WAS pregnant on the night she died, shock new play claims

Princess Diana WAS pregnant on the night she died, shock new play claims

Truth, Lies, Diana also claims Prince Philip had “many extra-marital flings” but that he and the Queen had “an arrangement” Sensational claims about the death of Princess Diana will be aired in a controversial West End play, which opens this week.

11/01/2015 Saa 15:23:42
Regional countries under UK' s pressure for desarming FDRL rebels

Regional countries under UK’ s pressure for desarming FDRL rebels

Regional countries should play their respective roles to ensure that the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda ( FDLR ) militia group is annihilated, the UK Government has said.

10/01/2015 Saa 16:10:30
Pope Hints on Married Priests Trouble Vatican

Pope Hints on Married Priests Trouble Vatican

Pope Francis’s hints about a possible opening on the issue of married priests are sowing confusion in the Vatican and among Catholic reformists and conservatives alike.

21/09/2014 Saa 12:47:34
EAC Debates EU Trade Agreement

EAC Debates EU Trade Agreement

After years of negotiations between the East African Community (EAC)—the regional organization including Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania—and the European Union (EU), early reports suggest that the two partners will sign a comprehensive trade deal, an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), by the end of the month.

21/09/2014 Saa 12:24:28
6 Suggestions for an Aspiring Entrepreneur

6 Suggestions for an Aspiring Entrepreneur

I feel incredibly lucky that I managed to jump on board the path of building a startup. Having hit upon a product that solved a key pain for many people, Buffer has grown rather fast. The team is now 25 people and we’ve just crossed $4M ARR.

21/09/2014 Saa 12:06:59
Habineza refutes ‘unilateral bid’ for 2017 Nations Cup

Habineza refutes ‘unilateral bid’ for 2017 Nations Cup

THE Minister for Sports and Culture Joseph Habineza has denied media reports that Rwanda is planning to go it alone in bidding to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

14/09/2014 Saa 08:41:25
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Ugandan president removes prime minister and former ally Mbabazi

Ugandan president removes prime minister and former ally Mbabazi

KAMPALA, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has replaced Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, the government said in a statement on Friday, removing a former ally who some analysts had seen as a potential future contender for the top job.

14/09/2014 Saa 08:39:47
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New initiative to boost women entrepreneurs

New initiative to boost women entrepreneurs

The International Trade Centre (ITC) has launched a new initiative expected to push for increased participation of women entrepreneurs in public procurement.

14/09/2014 Saa 08:36:21

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