Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has signed a decree setting August 23 as the date for general elections, state radio reported on Wednesday.
A Zambian court refused on Wednesday to throw out treason charges against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, a case that has stoked political tension months after contested elections.
Since violence broke out between Kamwina Nsapu rebels and the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo in August 2016 at least 600 people have been killed, 216,000 displaced and U.N. investigators have discovered 40 mass graves.
Members of the Zambian Parliament, who are in Rwanda for a study tour have pledged to press for Rwandan Genocide fugitives living in Zambia to be brought to justice.
The U.S. will conduct a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile test Wednesday, according to an announcement from the Air Force.
Two videos of the killing were viewed hundreds of thousands of times before being removed by the social network 24 hours later.
A Silicon Valley “flying car” startup, Kitty Hawk, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video Monday of its airborne prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a “personal flying machine” this year.
At least 27 persons were killed on Tuesday in Kenya when an oil tanker collided with a bus on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway, authorities said.
As Chelsea and Victor Moses edge closer to the Premier League, we profile the top five African talents who have already clinched the title with the Londoners.
The United Nations said on Monday it was horrified by a video screened by the government of Democratic Republic of Congo that appeared to show the brutal killing of two U.N. investigators.
Programs beginning next year in Ghana, Malawi and Kenya will test the vaccine’s effectiveness in children. The trial was announced ahead of World Malaria Day
Dr. Binagwaho who served as Rwandan minister of health for five years from May 2011 until July 2016 has been appointed Vice Chancellor University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) Rwanda.
Two drivers have been arrested in Rulindo District for allegedly attempting to bribe police officers after they were caught in unlawful acts.
Zambia’s main opposition party, whose leader has been arrested and charged with treason, accused the government on Monday of trying to frame it for arson as an excuse for greater political suppression.
President Museveni has urged African leaders to stop what he described as ideological meandering and thoroughly discuss and distill positions which can help their people transform and develop using their natural resources.
Man risks life to protect Congo’s wildlife
North Korea has warned it is prepared to sink an American aircraft carrier, as Japanese navy vessels joined a US "armada" for exercises in the western Pacific.
Preparations for the upcoming 17th anniversary of Rwanda National Police are in high gear as the force plans to kick off celebration activities earlier than usual.
At least 20 children have been killed in a bus crash outside the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said this afternoon, as paramedics treated the injured at the scene.
Al-Shabab militants have warned parents in Somalia against sending their children to secular schools and universities. The Al-Qaeda-affiliated group issued the directive in a 26-minute recording released on Thursday.
Ambassador Stanislas Kamanzi, has described micro finance as a potent tool for poverty alleviation and wealth creation.
In a country riven by increasing divisions, Thursday’s shooting on Paris’ Champs Elysées, which left one police officer dead, has the potential to upend an already contentious and unpredictable election.
Munyagishari accused of leading and co-ordinating attacks on minority Tutsis during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the mass slaughter, Rwanda’s high court said on Thursday.
World No 2 tennis player Serena Williams will have a baby in the autumn, her representative has confirmed.
Morgan Tsvangirai and former vice-president Joice Mujuru have signed a memorandum of understanding on talks to form a coalition to challenge Zanu (PF)
Police have warned motorists against reckless driving; saying violators of road safety standards that put people’s live in danger, risk prosecution and suspension of their licenses.
Nakasero Market traders have closed their shops and striking against the unfair competition by Chinese merchants, who import substandard goods and moreover run retail shops.
16 United Nation staff members, initially taken hostage by unarmed South Sudanese refugees at a camp in eastern Congo (DRC) have been released unarmed.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) has advised the public against keeping large sums of money in their house, which can influence house break-in and theft.
The U.S. military is sending “dozens” of additional troops to Somalia for training with the Somali National Army and African Union peacekeepers.
Three hundred UK troops and millions of pounds in foreign aid will be poured into South Sudan as famine grips the world’s newest country.
Opposition leaders in Democratic Republic of Congo called on national authorities on Monday to investigate a report by Reuters last week that most of the money paid by Congolese citizens for new passports goes overseas.
A young girl is living her life in Rwanda. Thousands of kilometres away, one Auckland school is working to make that life better.
Police in Kigali city have arrested a woman identified as Console Nyirambegeteri in connection with possession of over one hundred pellets of cannabis.
“Mother of all bombs” is really scary, it weighs ten tons and has unprecedented explosive capabilities, if we exclude the nuclear bomb. The bomb is designed to penetrate barricades and invade dungeons and tunnels. There is no hope for anyone in the targeted place. It is like a ruthless programmed earthquake.
A US married couple are in shock after a DNA test revealed that they are biological twins.
The tourism sectors in Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya all have some reason to smile as details begin to emerge from the latest edition of the World Economic Forum biennial report as the three countries have made significant progress in various areas of the report’s rankings.
China and Russia dispatch ships to shadow Donald Trump’s ’armada’ as it approaches North Korean waters
Russia and China have dispatched spy vessels to shadow a US aircraft carrier group heading to North Korean waters, Japanese media said, amid rising tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions.
On Sunday evening in Ankara, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim stood on the balcony at the headquarters of his Justice and Development Party, or AKP, and hailed a referendum victory that will put him out of a job.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) peacekeepers serving as Individual Police Officers (IPOs) under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) donated an assortment of dormitory items and food stuff to orphans of the 2013 crisis.