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Thousands of African migrants protest deportations at Rwandan embassy

Thousands of African migrants protest deportations at Rwandan embassy

’Would you deport me if I were white?’ ask white-painted demonstrators as Israel’s expulsion effort gets underway

7/02/2018 Saa 12:35:34
Shock as Kenya deports opposition politician Miguna

Shock as Kenya deports opposition politician Miguna

Deportation came hours after riots demanding his release rocked his hometown Kisumu

7/02/2018 Saa 07:03:27
Has President Jacob Zuma given up?

Has President Jacob Zuma given up?

Ahead of what was expected to be a fraught battle, President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday night seems to have thrown in the towel.

7/02/2018 Saa 06:38:15
Police turns focus to private vehicles to curb road accidents

Police turns focus to private vehicles to curb road accidents

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has warned reckless drivers especially those driving private automobiles, whose actions cause fatalities.

7/02/2018 Saa 06:05:28
President Nkurunziza refutes reports accusing China of spying on AU

President Nkurunziza refutes reports accusing China of spying on AU

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said a recent report accusing China of spying on the African Union (AU) is groundless and has been fabricated by some Western media to drive a wedge between African countries and China.

7/02/2018 Saa 05:44:08
French hospital suspends Rwanda doctor convicted of genocide

French hospital suspends Rwanda doctor convicted of genocide

Kigali - A French public hospital has suspended a Rwandan doctor who was convicted on genocide charges back home, after a protest by a Rwandan government commission.

7/02/2018 Saa 05:17:05
Burundi risks to become a forgotten refugee crisis without support

Burundi risks to become a forgotten refugee crisis without support

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, with its 26 other humanitarian partners, is today launching a funding appeal for US$391 million to support some 430,000 Burundian refugees during 2018.

6/02/2018 Saa 09:28:25
Yale leads largest-ever collaboration to educate health workers in Rwanda

Yale leads largest-ever collaboration to educate health workers in Rwanda

Dr. Grace Igiraneza was in her second year of residency at the University of Rwanda when things started to change. Staffing on the wards increased as doctors from Yale and other American medical schools arrived to take on clinical and teaching duties.

6/02/2018 Saa 06:02:30
Kenyan TV silent amid political unrest

Kenyan TV silent amid political unrest

Kenya’s three top TV stations remain silent after police stopped the delivery a court order designed to restore their transmissions from being handed over.

5/02/2018 Saa 09:48:24
President Nkurunziza warns against dividing country

President Nkurunziza warns against dividing country

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday warned citizens against disrupting the country’s unity.

5/02/2018 Saa 08:29:54
Aid worker tells of Rwandan genocide as Redditch marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Aid worker tells of Rwandan genocide as Redditch marks Holocaust Memorial Day

REDDITCH marked Holocaust Memorial Day with a moving and inspirational ceremony topped by a speech by American humanitarian aid worker Carl Wilkens on Rwanda’s 100-day genocide of 1994.

5/02/2018 Saa 07:47:05
The African Union finally wakes up to Trump

The African Union finally wakes up to Trump

The AU’s anger at Trump’s derogatory remarks is unusual for an organisation that rarely speaks out

18/01/2018 Saa 11:40:01
Patrice Lumumba in his own words: “Neither brutality nor cruelty nor torture will ever bring me to ask for mercy, for I prefer to die with my head unbowed…”

Patrice Lumumba in his own words: “Neither brutality nor cruelty nor torture will ever bring me to ask for mercy, for I prefer to die with my head unbowed…”

While in incarceration just weeks away from his 17 January 1961 horrific assassination at a tender age of 36, the Congolese liberation hero and Pan-africanist Patrice Lumumba, put in poignant words his final views on the state of his beloved country and Africa, in this heartrending letter to his wife Pauline.

18/01/2018 Saa 11:18:14
Volkswagen will start building cars in Rwanda

Volkswagen will start building cars in Rwanda

The next milestone in Volkswagen Sub Saharan Africa strategy becomes reality with the registration of the company Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda.

18/01/2018 Saa 10:31:20
Humanitarian Situation in DR Congo Reaches Breaking Point as Funding Gap Remains Enormous

Humanitarian Situation in DR Congo Reaches Breaking Point as Funding Gap Remains Enormous

17/01/2018 Saa 09:53:35
Horn of Africa tensions

Horn of Africa tensions

Shifting alliances in the Horn of Africa have some analysts worried about a potential open conflict ahead

17/01/2018 Saa 09:23:45
EU and Africa have a unique chance to rationalise their cooperation

EU and Africa have a unique chance to rationalise their cooperation

The year actually presents a once-in-a-decade opportunity for Europe and Africa to arrive at a more coherent partnership, bridging the political, institutional and financial limitations of the frameworks that now regulate their cooperation.

16/01/2018 Saa 11:03:14
Child dropped from second floor into firefighter's arms

Child dropped from second floor into firefighter’s arms

The heart-stopping moment a father flung his child from a second-floor balcony and into a firefighter’s arms has been captured on video.

16/01/2018 Saa 10:42:06
US Enters Syrian Conflict

US Enters Syrian Conflict

A Syria army of 30,000 soldiers is being built east of Euphrates, bordering southern Turkey and northern Iraq. Half of the army consists of Syrian Kurds, while the other half is of locals from the Arab region and other regions.

16/01/2018 Saa 09:19:56
'I am not a racist' says Trump as evangelicals torn on whether to back under-fire President

’I am not a racist’ says Trump as evangelicals torn on whether to back under-fire President

The President of the United States was forced to insist he is ’not a racist’ after a a foul-mouthed rant about Haiti and African immigrants was attributed to him.

15/01/2018 Saa 06:54:57
Mugabe And Wife Grace Heed To Mnangagwa’s Call Offer To Return $5 Billion

Mugabe And Wife Grace Heed To Mnangagwa’s Call Offer To Return $5 Billion

Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe and his family have heeded President Munangagwa’s call to return externalized funds.

15/01/2018 Saa 06:42:20
Things to know about Zimbabwe's 1st lady, likely successor

Things to know about Zimbabwe’s 1st lady, likely successor

Zimbabwe’s first lady has moved a dramatic step closer to succeeding her husband as leader. President Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state, this week fired longtime deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, removing the man long seen as the front-runner to take power when the 93-year-old Mugabe moves on.

8/11/2017 Saa 09:36:32
Plane makes emergency landing after a woman finds out her husband ‘is having an affair’

Plane makes emergency landing after a woman finds out her husband ‘is having an affair’

A plane was forced to emergency land after a woman found out her husband was allegedly having an affair during the flight.

8/11/2017 Saa 09:04:42
MY HUSBAND TAKES PERMISSION FROM HIS FATHER BEFORE SEX, WIFE TELLS COURT

MY HUSBAND TAKES PERMISSION FROM HIS FATHER BEFORE SEX, WIFE TELLS COURT

A 22-year-old housewife, Rashidat Adewuyi, told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday that her father-in-law slept on the same bed with her and her husband whenever he visited them.

21/10/2017 Saa 07:40:48
H.E. PAUL KAGAME, WILL BE HONORED WITH THE WORLD TOURISM AWARD 2017

H.E. PAUL KAGAME, WILL BE HONORED WITH THE WORLD TOURISM AWARD 2017

H.E. Paul Kagame, President, The United Republic of Rwanda, will be honored with The World Tourism Award 2017 for Visionary Leadership on November 6, 2017, on the opening day of World Travel Market London, at the Excel Center.

21/10/2017 Saa 06:24:23
Prevention of Torture: UN human rights body suspends Rwanda visit citing obstructions

Prevention of Torture: UN human rights body suspends Rwanda visit citing obstructions

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) has suspended a visit to Rwanda due to a series of obstructions imposed by authorities, such as accessing some places of detention, confidentiality of certain interviews and over concerns that some interviewees could face reprisals.

21/10/2017 Saa 06:04:04
Five arrested over EBM scam

Five arrested over EBM scam

Police have arrested five people suspected of forging Electronic Billing Machines (EBM) receipts to claim VAT refund from Rwanda Revenue Authority.

21/10/2017 Saa 04:52:21
Call for safety precautions as lightning strike claims family of three

Call for safety precautions as lightning strike claims family of three

As the rainy season sets in, entities charged with safety have called on the public to be conscious of lightning and also re-echoed extra safety precautions.

21/10/2017 Saa 04:38:36
President Robert Mugabe made WHO goodwill ambassador

President Robert Mugabe made WHO goodwill ambassador

The surprise move was announced by the first African director-general of the World Health Organisation.

21/10/2017 Saa 04:19:48
Somalia: Civil defense force seen after deadly attack

Somalia: Civil defense force seen after deadly attack

Every Somali citizen has to take a gun and fight al-Shabaab, president tells thousands at football stadium

19/10/2017 Saa 05:10:12
US supported mass killings of half a million Indonesians in 1965

US supported mass killings of half a million Indonesians in 1965

NEWLY declassified documents have reaffirmed that the United States government knew about and provided support for the killings of an estimated 500,000 to a million Indonesians in 1965-66 by the Indonesian military and affiliated vigilante groups.

19/10/2017 Saa 04:24:24
EASF Director, IGP Gasana discuss enhanced cooperation

EASF Director, IGP Gasana discuss enhanced cooperation

Visiting Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) director, Abdillahi Omar Bouh, yesterday paid a courtesy call to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K Gasana and discussed enhanced cooperation through capacity building.

19/10/2017 Saa 04:06:28
Youth urged to transform country’s destiny

Youth urged to transform country’s destiny

The youth in Rwanda have been challenged to seize the existing opportunities and work hard towards self development and growth of the nation.

9/10/2017 Saa 04:12:22
Fighting currency counterfeit: Another suspect arrested

Fighting currency counterfeit: Another suspect arrested

A Police continued crackdown on a ring said to be behind counterfeit and circulation of money especially in the City of Kigali, led to the arrest of one Gustave Tuyisenge, who was at the time found with notes amounting to 1050 Euros.

7/10/2017 Saa 05:06:42
Hilton commits $50m to Africa Growth Initiative for conversion of 100 hotels

Hilton commits $50m to Africa Growth Initiative for conversion of 100 hotels

To support the continued expansion of its sub-Saharan African portfolio, Hilton has committed $50m over the next five years towards the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative.

6/10/2017 Saa 08:19:56
Germany to probe origins of colonial-era Rwandan skulls

Germany to probe origins of colonial-era Rwandan skulls

Germany launched a two-year study Thursday to determine the origins of more than 1,000 human skulls, mostly from Rwanda, brought to Europe during the colonial era for racial "scientific" research.

6/10/2017 Saa 05:22:42
Children set alight at nursery school in Brazil

Children set alight at nursery school in Brazil

Seven people have died and dozens of others are hurt, including 15 seriously, in an attack which has horrified the nation.

6/10/2017 Saa 04:43:59
RRA staff under investigation over illegal tax exemption

RRA staff under investigation over illegal tax exemption

Police investigations into abuse of taxation processes and systems has unearthed how some Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) employees connive with fraudsters in bypassing digital systems to evade taxes.

6/10/2017 Saa 04:28:16
Arup and Bechtel partner with Rwandan community to build bridge to safety

Arup and Bechtel partner with Rwandan community to build bridge to safety

A team from Arup and Bechtel has joined charity Bridges to Prosperity and members of the local community to build a 64-metre pedestrian footbridge in Nyaruguru, South Rwanda.

5/10/2017 Saa 07:14:23
Hague Court Exhibit Shows Children’s Wartime Suffering

Hague Court Exhibit Shows Children’s Wartime Suffering

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals launched an online multimedia exhibition giving insights into the suffering of children during the former Yugoslav wars and the Rwanda genocide.

5/10/2017 Saa 06:51:10

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