Two police officers and three civilians were killed on Friday by al-Shabaab militants in northeastern Kenya near the porous border with Somalia.
The Africa Health Forum, holding for the first time, will take place in Kigali, Rwanda between June 27 and 28, 2017.
A TEAM of women engineers from Glasgow University is making final preparations ahead of a visit to Rwanda.
Exchanges of heavy weapons fire erupted in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday between the army and militia fighters, and several students sitting exams were wounded in an explosion at a school, residents said.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Emmanuel K. Gasana has commended the members of Rwanda Youth Volunteers in Community Policing, for their role in anti-crime awareness and crime prevention.
A suicide car bomber detonated near the gate of a police station in the Somali capital Thursday, killing at least three people and wounding several others.
When 100-plus pro cyclists line up this summer in Colorado Springs for the start of the Colorado Classic, one team of fresh faces will help bring a truly international feel to the inaugural event.
At least 30 people have been arrested in separate operations conducted in Gatsibo District after they were allegedly found in illegal mining activities.
A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with sellers torching the hair off carcasses, butchers chopping slabs of canines and cooks frying up dishes, dispelling rumours that authorities would ban sales this year.
An 80-year-old farmer in Eastern Ghana who has 12 wives and over one hundred children, and is still exploring for more women – almost committed incest with his own daughter after proposing to her. According to reports, the aged man has within 40 years given birth to over 100 children with 12 women, all of who are married to him in a polygamous marriage.
More than a million people displaced in less than a year, thousands killed and dumped in mass graves. But no one seems to care about the displacement crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Actress and UN refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday denounced the impunity with which rape is committed in conflict zones and the mistreatment of vulnerable women and children.
Candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, yesterday formally submitted her nomination documents to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to challenge the incumbent president Paul Kagame in Rwanda’s forthcoming presidential elections slated for August 4.
Book Aid International is expanding its work to provide books in Rwanda.
Police officers from nine African countries currently attending a ‘Police Senior Command and Staff Course’ at the National Police College (NPC), have started a week-long external study tour in Tanzania where they will visit different public, private and security organs.
A UN tribunal has agreed to review its appeals judgement against a former Rwandan minister found guilty of genocide crimes, a case blocked for months by the detention of one of the court’s top judges.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s justice minister said on Monday that his government would not admit an independent investigation into violence in its Kasai region which has been called for by a top UN human rights official.
President Edgar Lungu says Zambia yearns to learn from the achievements Rwanda has made through enhanced economic cooperation adding that there is room for the two countries to further bilateral ties for the mutual benefit of the citizenry.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) was formed in the year 2000 with the responsibility to uphold the law, prevent crime, pursue and bring to justice those who break the law, protect, help and reassure the people and do this with integrity, and sound judgement. At the time, RNP had about 3500 officers to Police a population of nearly 10million.
Five female suicide bombers killed 12 people and wounded 11 in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, police said on Monday.
A school in Samburu West in kenya was closed indefinitely on Monday after pupils attacked their teachers with rungus, citing harassment.
Minister of Natural Resources Vincent Biruta and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa from South Africa have signed a cooperation agreement on environmental protection and sustainable development, the environmental affairs department said on Sunday.
One person died and 10 were injured after a van ploughed into pedestrians near a London mosque in early Monday in what Prime Minister Theresa May said was ’a potential terrorist attack’.
Intensified operations and awareness against narcotic drugs in Rubavu District led to the seizure of at least 500 litres of locally made illicit gin called amandari.
Cuba’s not happy about President Donald Trump’s "coercive methods" as US sets up restrictions on trade and travel
The Cuban government of Raul Castro has criticised President Donald Trump’s new restrictions on US ties to the country, saying they are "destined to fail".
Suspected radicals from the al-Shabaab terrorist group reportedly shot dead a Christian teacher at an elementary school in northeastern Kenya. A Muslim teacher tried to save another Christian by offering to sacrifice himself for the other.
A quick-thinking male nurse in a remote part of the Democratic Republic of Congo — who had not been paid for at least a year — is one of the “little miracles” that helped prevent the latest Ebola outbreak from turning into a repeat of the deadly West Africa epidemic, according to Canada’s leading Ebola expert.
The gathering in Paris also shined the spotlight on ethical fashion and beauty brands.
The Chinese Embassy in Rwanda on Friday made donation to a local organization, Imbuto Foundation, to support the latter’s efforts in helping children from vulnerable backgrounds.
This Friday,Rwanda National Police commissioned 364 officer-cadets of whom 33 females graduated with the rank of Assistant Inspector of Police at stade Regionale Nyamirambo.
Acting on a tip off from residents, Police in Gasabo district unearthed four sacks of cannabis that were hidden in a DR Congo-registered petroleum trailer.
Sudan has renewed its support for rebel troops as they carry out raids along the border with South Sudan, the latter’s military said Thursday.
The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) issued a statement yesterday calling for the “immediate arrest and surrender” of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi – the son of former Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi who was toppled in 2011 – following allegations he was released from the custody of the Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Brigade in Zintan, western Libya.
A former Congolese rebel commander told war crimes judges Wednesday the "horrific events" he saw during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide shaped him to vow to do everything he could to prevent "it happening again".
NGOs celebrated when the courts set aside the refugee status of a Rwandan alleged war criminal last month. But what happens next is anybody’s guess. KRISTEN VAN SCHIE reports.
After an 11-hour-long battle, Somalian security forces have finally ended the siege at a Mogadishu restaurant early Thursday. The seige, however, resulted in the loss of 19 civilian lives.
Demand for a form of traditional Chinese medicine is putting the donkey population at risk in South Africa and other parts of the continent.
China welcomes Uganda’s clarification that two Chinese nationals allegedly involved in an ivory trafficking case are not diplomats, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.
The United Arab Emirates have expelled a Somali national who was taking part in an annual Quranic competition. Ismail Madar, who was representing Somalia, told journalists in the Gulf state on Tuesday that authorities told him his participation had ended in the recitation contest that began last week.
A massive fire raced through a high-rise apartment building in West London early Wednesday, leaving an unknown number of people dead and dozens more hospitalized.