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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After the death of Saudi Arabi ’s King Abdallah on Friday, world leaders are landing in Riyadh this saturday to attend the funeral.
Hundreds of business leaders and representatives of governments and organisations have attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The International Trade Centre (ITC) has launched a new initiative expected to push for increased participation of women entrepreneurs in public procurement.