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Angolan president sets Aug 23 for general elections

Angolan president sets Aug 23 for general elections

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has signed a decree setting August 23 as the date for general elections, state radio reported on Wednesday.

26/04/2017 Saa 13:00:06
Zambian court refuses to throw out opposition leader's treason charge

Zambian court refuses to throw out opposition leader’s treason charge

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.

26/04/2017 Saa 12:30:30
WHO ARE THE REBELS ACCUSED OF KILLING U.N. INVESTIGATORS IN CONGO?

WHO ARE THE REBELS ACCUSED OF KILLING U.N. INVESTIGATORS IN CONGO?

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.

26/04/2017 Saa 08:10:44
Zambian MPs Pledge to Help Bring Rwandan Genocide Suspects to Book

Zambian MPs Pledge to Help Bring Rwandan Genocide Suspects to Book

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.

26/04/2017 Saa 06:30:41
U.S. to Conduct a Missile Test on Wednesday Amid North Korea Tensions

U.S. to Conduct a Missile Test on Wednesday Amid North Korea Tensions

The U.S. will conduct a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile test Wednesday, according to an announcement from the Air Force.

26/04/2017 Saa 05:50:17
Man broadcasts himself killing his baby daughter live on Facebook

Man broadcasts himself killing his baby daughter live on Facebook

Two videos of the killing were viewed hundreds of thousands of times before being removed by the social network 24 hours later.

25/04/2017 Saa 12:32:20
‘Personal flying machine’ maker plans deliveries this year

‘Personal flying machine’ maker plans deliveries this year

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.

25/04/2017 Saa 12:16:57
27 killed in Kenya road accident

27 killed in Kenya road accident

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.

25/04/2017 Saa 11:40:47
Ranking Chelsea's Greatest African Premier League winners

Ranking Chelsea’s Greatest African Premier League winners

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.

25/04/2017 Saa 08:51:15
Mobile phone footage reveals 'horrific' killing of UN experts in Congo

Mobile phone footage reveals ’horrific’ killing of UN experts in Congo

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.

25/04/2017 Saa 07:05:04
Africa to pilot world's first malaria vaccine

Africa to pilot world’s first malaria vaccine

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

25/04/2017 Saa 06:31:48
Dr.Agnes Binagwaho appointed vice Chancellor

Dr.Agnes Binagwaho appointed vice Chancellor

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.

25/04/2017 Saa 06:08:08
Fighting corruption: Two drivers arrested in attempted bribery

Fighting corruption: Two drivers arrested in attempted bribery

Two drivers have been arrested in Rulindo District for allegedly attempting to bribe police officers after they were caught in unlawful acts.

25/04/2017 Saa 05:40:02
Zambian opposition denies arson, says government plotting against it

Zambian opposition denies arson, says government plotting against it

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.

24/04/2017 Saa 10:22:55
President Museveni tells African leaders to stop ideological meandering and transform people

President Museveni tells African leaders to stop ideological meandering and transform people

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.

24/04/2017 Saa 08:40:29
Former child soldier wins environmental prize

Former child soldier wins environmental prize

Man risks life to protect Congo’s wildlife

24/04/2017 Saa 07:22:02
North Korea 'ready to sink' US aircraft carrier

North Korea ’ready to sink’ US aircraft carrier

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.

24/04/2017 Saa 06:23:00
Police announce major activities to mark 17th anniversary

Police announce major activities to mark 17th anniversary

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.

24/04/2017 Saa 05:37:37
20 Children killed in blazing wreck

20 Children killed in blazing wreck

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.

21/04/2017 Saa 12:59:17
AL-SHABAB URGES PARENTS TO SEND THEIR CHILDREN TO ISLAMIC SCHOOLS TO AVOID WESTERN INFLUENCES

AL-SHABAB URGES PARENTS TO SEND THEIR CHILDREN TO ISLAMIC SCHOOLS TO AVOID WESTERN INFLUENCES

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.

21/04/2017 Saa 09:57:34
Microfinance Tool for Poverty Alleviation, Says Ambassador Stanislas Kamanzi

Microfinance Tool for Poverty Alleviation, Says Ambassador Stanislas Kamanzi

Ambassador Stanislas Kamanzi, has described micro finance as a potent tool for poverty alleviation and wealth creation.

21/04/2017 Saa 07:10:52
How the Paris police shooting could shape the French election

How the Paris police shooting could shape the French election

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.

21/04/2017 Saa 06:52:11
Munyagishari Bernard gets life in prison for genocide crimes

Munyagishari Bernard gets life in prison for genocide crimes

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.

21/04/2017 Saa 05:48:13
Serena Williams announces she is 20 weeks pregnant on social media

Serena Williams announces she is 20 weeks pregnant on social media

World No 2 tennis player Serena Williams will have a baby in the autumn, her representative has confirmed.

20/04/2017 Saa 09:03:54
Zimbabwe opposition takes bold step towards creating anti-Mugabe coalition

Zimbabwe opposition takes bold step towards creating anti-Mugabe coalition

Morgan Tsvangirai and former vice-president Joice Mujuru have signed a memorandum of understanding on talks to form a coalition to challenge Zanu (PF)

20/04/2017 Saa 08:15:04
Police issues tough warning against reckless driving

Police issues tough warning against reckless driving

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.

20/04/2017 Saa 07:27:31
Hundreds protest in Uganda capital against Chinese traders

Hundreds protest in Uganda capital against Chinese traders

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.

19/04/2017 Saa 16:55:58
South Sudanese refugees release 16 UN staff held hostage in Congo

South Sudanese refugees release 16 UN staff held hostage in Congo

16 United Nation staff members, initially taken hostage by unarmed South Sudanese refugees at a camp in eastern Congo (DRC) have been released unarmed.

19/04/2017 Saa 12:14:07
Police advises against keeping large sums of money at home

Police advises against keeping large sums of money at home

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.

19/04/2017 Saa 09:20:16
U.S. Sending Dozens of Additional Military Trainers to Somalia

U.S. Sending Dozens of Additional Military Trainers to Somalia

The U.S. military is sending “dozens” of additional troops to Somalia for training with the Somali National Army and African Union peacekeepers.

18/04/2017 Saa 13:16:15
British troops sent to South Sudan as humanitarian crisis looms

British troops sent to South Sudan as humanitarian crisis looms

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.

18/04/2017 Saa 12:44:20
DR Congo opposition calls for investigation into expensive passports

DR Congo opposition calls for investigation into expensive passports

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.

18/04/2017 Saa 12:13:10
Student trio hopes their Auckland school will sponsor child for life in Rwanda

Student trio hopes their Auckland school will sponsor child for life in Rwanda

A young girl is living her life in Rwanda. Thousands of kilometres away, one Auckland school is working to make that life better.

18/04/2017 Saa 10:55:17
Police apprehend two over drug trafficking

Police apprehend two over drug trafficking

Police in Kigali city have arrested a woman identified as Console Nyirambegeteri in connection with possession of over one hundred pellets of cannabis.

18/04/2017 Saa 09:51:14
Opinion: Mr. President and ‘Mother of all Bombs’

Opinion: Mr. President and ‘Mother of all Bombs’

“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.

17/04/2017 Saa 16:12:40
Husband and wife discover they are biological twins

Husband and wife discover they are biological twins

A US married couple are in shock after a DNA test revealed that they are biological twins.

17/04/2017 Saa 15:10:12
Rwanda – now among the global top ten safe destinations

Rwanda – now among the global top ten safe destinations

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.

17/04/2017 Saa 12:13:55
China and Russia dispatch ships to shadow Donald Trump’s 'armada' as it approaches North Korean waters

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.

17/04/2017 Saa 11:29:35
Turkey:What Erdogan's narrow referendum victory means

Turkey:What Erdogan’s narrow referendum victory means

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.

17/04/2017 Saa 10:22:03
RNP peacekeepers in CAR donate to orphans

RNP peacekeepers in CAR donate to orphans

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.

17/04/2017 Saa 09:30:23

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