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More rain predicted in Rwanda after deadly downpour

More rain predicted in Rwanda after deadly downpour

Rwanda Meteorology Agency on Monday predicted more rain in different parts of the country in the coming days running up to the end of January.

24/01/2017 Saa 11:49:16
What will Barack Obama do next after leaving the White House?

What will Barack Obama do next after leaving the White House?

Already a best-selling author and a qualified lawyer Barack Obama has many potential career options ahead, and is still only 55.

21/01/2017 Saa 15:21:18
Will it be from one Zuma to another Zuma?

Will it be from one Zuma to another Zuma?

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma ran the African Union for four years. Now she wants to succeed her ex-husband as president of South Africa

20/01/2017 Saa 17:10:46
Rwanda prepares for 2017 Heroes' Day

Rwanda prepares for 2017 Heroes’ Day

Rwanda has started preparations for this year’s National Heroes Day due on Feb. 1.

20/01/2017 Saa 13:43:07
EALA hails Rwanda's move to make Kiswahili one of its official languages

EALA hails Rwanda’s move to make Kiswahili one of its official languages

The East Africa Legislative Assembly has hailed Rwanda for starting the process towards making Kiswahili one of the official languages in the country.

20/01/2017 Saa 12:53:20
Man ‘raped at knifepoint by girl, 17’

Man ‘raped at knifepoint by girl, 17’

A teenage girl has been charged after allegedly holding down a 19-year-old man at knifepoint and raping him.

19/01/2017 Saa 17:00:26
The Gambia: The political crisis explained

The Gambia: The political crisis explained

Nearly 1,000 holidaymakers are flying home from The Gambia due to security concerns over the worsening political situation in the country.

19/01/2017 Saa 15:41:37
Burundi: Attacks by Ruling Party Youth League Members

Burundi: Attacks by Ruling Party Youth League Members

Members of the Burundi ruling party’s youth league, the Imbonerakure, have brutally killed, tortured, and severely beaten scores of people across the country in recent months, Human Rights Watch said today.

19/01/2017 Saa 14:39:26
Nigeria seeks Burundi's support for post at AU

Nigeria seeks Burundi’s support for post at AU

A special envoy of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday met with Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza and requested Burundi’s support for the post of African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security.

19/01/2017 Saa 12:02:53
20 French officials face prosecution in Rwanda over 1994 genocide

20 French officials face prosecution in Rwanda over 1994 genocide

The Rwandan government recently announced that up to 20 French officials could face trial for responsibility in the Rwandan genocide of 1994.

19/01/2017 Saa 10:44:14
Judge’s Turkey detention could set genocide organiser free

Judge’s Turkey detention could set genocide organiser free

Key organiser of Rwanda’s genocide could be freed from his 35-year sentence unless the Turkish government releases a judge allocated to hear his appeal case at an international criminal tribunal.

18/01/2017 Saa 18:11:31
Former BBC African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Aboutrika added to Egypt terror list

Former BBC African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Aboutrika added to Egypt terror list

Mohamed Aboutrika, has been added to the Egypt’s terror list for his alleged links with the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

18/01/2017 Saa 17:53:01
OIC Envoy Calls for UN Intervention to Avoid Rohingya Genocide

OIC Envoy Calls for UN Intervention to Avoid Rohingya Genocide

The United Nations should intervene in Myanmar’s Rakhine State to stop further escalation of violence against Rohingya Muslims and avoid another genocide like in Cambodia and Rwanda, said the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s special envoy to Myanmar.

18/01/2017 Saa 11:12:23
Rwanda bans imported poultry products amid bird flu concerns

Rwanda bans imported poultry products amid bird flu concerns

Rwanda has imposed a temporary ban on all imported poultry products from Uganda and European countries due to the outbreak of the deadly Avian Influenza (bird flu)

17/01/2017 Saa 14:35:09
Obama's 'hostile goodbye' to Mugabe

Obama’s ’hostile goodbye’ to Mugabe

Outgoing United States President Barack Obama has extended sanctions against Zimbabwe by at least another year, a report said on Sunday.

17/01/2017 Saa 12:44:59
EXCLUSIVE: Woman 'smuggled' by defence minister speaks - I fled for my life

EXCLUSIVE: Woman ’smuggled’ by defence minister speaks - I fled for my life

Johannesburg - The young Burundian woman who is at the centre of claims that she was "smuggled" into the country by defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula in a state-owned jet has spoken out about how the incident was part of her plan to flee from her abusive father.

17/01/2017 Saa 11:58:10
Maritime farmers see difference they're making in Rwanda

Maritime farmers see difference they’re making in Rwanda

Some Maritimers who just concluded a 10-day tour in Rwanda say they’ve seen firsthand how the goodwill of Canadian farmers is helping to feed thousands of people in that country and improve their hygiene.

17/01/2017 Saa 11:44:03
Ugandan President Museveni sets up political dynasty by grooming son for leadership

Ugandan President Museveni sets up political dynasty by grooming son for leadership

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s promotion of his eldest son as a special presidential adviser is a further indicator that Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who has attended many prestigious colleges including Sandhurst and Fort Leavenworth in the US, is being groomed for the top seat.

11/01/2017 Saa 17:13:07
Yahya Jammeh slams foreign pressure, appoints mediator

Yahya Jammeh slams foreign pressure, appoints mediator

President calls Gambians to wait for a Supreme Court ruling to determine the credibility of last month’s election.

11/01/2017 Saa 16:33:25
Rwanda seeks more Indian investments in the country

Rwanda seeks more Indian investments in the country

Rwanda is inviting more foreign direct investment (FDI) from India to boost the country’s growth, following the signing of bilateral cooperation between the two countries at the sidelines of the 8th Vibrant Gujarat Summit, a global business forum in India.

11/01/2017 Saa 16:09:37
APOCALYPSE fears as ‘Italian Nostradamus’ prophecy of snow in Puglia village comes TRUE

APOCALYPSE fears as ‘Italian Nostradamus’ prophecy of snow in Puglia village comes TRUE

TWO days of consecutive snow at a European town has sparked warnings of the end of the world, following an apocalyptic prophecy from the ‘Italian Nostradamus’.

11/01/2017 Saa 15:40:14
Trump hit with claims Russia has compromising info on him

Trump hit with claims Russia has compromising info on him

US spy chiefs have informed Donald Trump that Russian operatives claim to possess deeply compromising personal and financial information about him, US media reported Tuesday on the eve of the president-elect’s first press conference.

11/01/2017 Saa 11:19:14
 Read: President Barack Obama's farewell speech

Read: President Barack Obama’s farewell speech

It’s good to be home.

11/01/2017 Saa 10:40:19
UGANDAN TRUCKS MOVING INTO SOUTH SUDAN’S EQUATORIA WAR FRONTS

UGANDAN TRUCKS MOVING INTO SOUTH SUDAN’S EQUATORIA WAR FRONTS

Confirmed Report from former Director General of External Security of Uganda David Pulkol that big trucks full of UPDF troops has entered South Sudan, twenty trucks by Elgu to Nimule, and eighteen trucks via Ajumani to Kajokeji.

11/01/2017 Saa 10:05:26
SOMALI ISLAMISTS KILL MAN AND TEENAGER FOR GAY SEX, ANOTHER MAN FOR SPYING

SOMALI ISLAMISTS KILL MAN AND TEENAGER FOR GAY SEX, ANOTHER MAN FOR SPYING

Somali Islamist group al Shabaab shot two men and a teenager in southern Somalia on Tuesday, saying one of the men and the 15-year-old had been seen having gay sex, while the other man was found guilty of spying, a senior al Shabaab official said.

11/01/2017 Saa 09:44:18
Somalia: Africans Citizens Stranded As Somalia Issues Tough Immigration Measures

Somalia: Africans Citizens Stranded As Somalia Issues Tough Immigration Measures

Somalia immigration has issued tough measures on citizens from African countries entering the horn of Africa country making several get stranded at the Aden Abdulle Airport.

10/01/2017 Saa 18:02:54
Rwanda,India Say Need To Isolate Terror-Supporting Countries

Rwanda,India Say Need To Isolate Terror-Supporting Countries

India and Rwanda on Tuesday said that countries supporting terrorism need to be isolated, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Rwandan President Paul Kagame in Gandhinagar.

10/01/2017 Saa 17:42:22
Kenyan Senate passes contentious election law

Kenyan Senate passes contentious election law

Kenya’s Senate passed contentious amendments to the nation’s election laws that the opposition says could aid the ruling party rig a ballot to be held in August.

6/01/2017 Saa 11:49:45
Ugandan lawmakers petition ICC for investigation into

Ugandan lawmakers petition ICC for investigation into "genocide"

A group of Ugandan lawmakers have sent a petition to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to ask for an investigation into possible atrocities by security forces when they clashed with a tribal militia late last year.

5/01/2017 Saa 15:07:29
France should take over diplomatic efforts in Burundi 'ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration

France should take over diplomatic efforts in Burundi ’ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration

An international rights organisation has called for France to take over diplomatic efforts to ensure Burundi’s crisis is not forgotten and that the worst does not occur in the East African nation

5/01/2017 Saa 13:43:12
Rwanda to use blind-friendly ballot papers for 2017 elections

Rwanda to use blind-friendly ballot papers for 2017 elections

Blind and visually-impaired Rwandan voters will be able to cast their votes in the upcoming presidential elections using Braille ballot papers, according to National Electoral Commission (NEC).

5/01/2017 Saa 13:19:21
REVEALED: The shocking truth about Joseph Kabila's vast business empire

REVEALED: The shocking truth about Joseph Kabila’s vast business empire

Kabila and his siblings have assembled an international business network stretching across at least 70 companies

5/01/2017 Saa 12:30:20
President Joseph Kabila Kicks the Can Down the Road

President Joseph Kabila Kicks the Can Down the Road

Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is unlikely to abide by the terms of an agreement that aims to end his fifteen-year rule and ensure the DRC’s first-ever democratic transition of power, said J. Peter Pham, director of the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center.

5/01/2017 Saa 09:52:17
China Starts in Africa Its 2017 Foreign Policy

China Starts in Africa Its 2017 Foreign Policy

Beijing, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Keeping up with a diplomatic tradition, China’’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit January 7 through 12 five African countries, Madagascar, Zambia, Tanzania, Republic of Congo and Nigeria, to start his country’’s 2017 foreign policy.

4/01/2017 Saa 12:45:27
Burundi bans Iteka League, the country's oldest rights organisation amid crackdown

Burundi bans Iteka League, the country’s oldest rights organisation amid crackdown

Iteka League was one of the remaining organisations capable of carrying out reliable investigations into abuses.

4/01/2017 Saa 10:42:32
UN condemns assassination of Burundian Minister

UN condemns assassination of Burundian Minister

The United Nations has strongly condemned the assassination of the Burundian Minister of Water, Environment and Planning, Emmanuel Niyonkuru, on the first of January.

4/01/2017 Saa 10:03:24
President Nkurunziza may run for presidency in 2020 'if people want it'

President Nkurunziza may run for presidency in 2020 ’if people want it’

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has said he would consider running for the presidency again in 2020 if the people asked him to or if an amendment to the constitution allows him to.

30/12/2016 Saa 17:13:28
Congo Talks on Kabila Exit Falter as Security Boosted in Capital

Congo Talks on Kabila Exit Falter as Security Boosted in Capital

Talks between the ruling party and the opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo aimed at getting President Joseph Kabila to stand down faltered as the authorities boosted security in the capital, Kinshasa, to head off potential unrest.

30/12/2016 Saa 16:57:23
Many feared dead as Nigerian troops, Boko Haram battle in Borno

Many feared dead as Nigerian troops, Boko Haram battle in Borno

At least 15 Boko Haram fighters were killed in Borno on Friday as Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and Boko Haram terrorists engaged in prolonged fierce battle in Borno State.

30/12/2016 Saa 16:24:39
British Army accused of thwarting Kenya’s climate plans

British Army accused of thwarting Kenya’s climate plans

Five decades after it won independence from Britain, Kenya’s colonial past continues to threaten its ability to pursue its own climate agenda.UK defence planners say Kenya must deal with pollution from army manoeuvres

29/12/2016 Saa 16:35:41

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