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DIGP Marizamunda tour RNP peacekeeping units in CAR

DIGP Marizamunda tour RNP peacekeeping units in CAR

The Deputy Inspector of Police in charge of Administration and Personnel, Juvenal Marizamunda, on August 10, toured various Rwanda National Police (RNP) peacekeeping units serving under the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA), and urged them to stay focused and maintain their readiness on their mission.

12/08/2017 Saa 05:57:51
Africa mobilises money

Africa mobilises money

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 140 mobile money services across 39 countries, accounting for over half of the 277 such mobile deployments globally, and there are now seven markets in the region – Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe – where more than 40% of adults are active mobile money users, according to the GSMA.

11/08/2017 Saa 11:53:08
Kenya braced for violence before election announcement

Kenya braced for violence before election announcement

Sitting president Uhuru Kenyatta is ahead by a wide margin but opposition leaders repeat their claims of fraud

11/08/2017 Saa 11:17:34
Catholic church in Somaliland reopens, then closes

Catholic church in Somaliland reopens, then closes

A Catholic church in Somaliland reopened after 30 years on July 29 but was closed a week later under pressure from the local Muslim population.

11/08/2017 Saa 10:36:37
IEBC to announce president tomorrow

IEBC to announce president tomorrow

IEBC will announce final results from the presidential race ton Friday, chairman Wafula Chebukati has said.

10/08/2017 Saa 10:30:18
Chinese embassy in Rwanda sees off Chinese scholarship winners to study in China

Chinese embassy in Rwanda sees off Chinese scholarship winners to study in China

Chinese Embassy in Rwanda on Wednesday evening held a reception, seeing off 37 Rwandans who are going to study in China through scholarships provided by the Chinese government and the Confucius Institute.

10/08/2017 Saa 09:17:43
Zuma’s Ouster Would Be Best for South Africa, Communist Party Says

Zuma’s Ouster Would Be Best for South Africa, Communist Party Says

Removing Jacob Zuma as president of South Africa is the “best thing” that could happen to the country, the Communist Party said before lawmakers vote in a motion of no confidence against the leader.

8/08/2017 Saa 10:29:23
Uhuru, Raila positive, sure of winning after voting

Uhuru, Raila positive, sure of winning after voting

Presidential candidates Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have cast their votes and are both sure they will be declared winners after Tuesday’s general election.

8/08/2017 Saa 09:28:20

"Syria crimes worse than in Yugoslavia or Rwanda"-Carla Del Ponte

Dissatisfied with the work of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria, its member and a former chief Hague Tribunal prosecutor has announced her resignation.

8/08/2017 Saa 08:59:59
Kenya’s elections are much more than just a ruthless game of thrones

Kenya’s elections are much more than just a ruthless game of thrones

The threat of controversy and unrest looms over Kenya’s elections, which will be held on 8 August. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is ahead by a whisker in the most recent opinion poll. His main challenger, Raila Odinga, has repeatedly alleged that Kenyatta plans to rig the elections.

7/08/2017 Saa 11:57:04
Pope Francis 'deeply saddened' by Nigeria church attack

Pope Francis ’deeply saddened’ by Nigeria church attack

The Vatican said Monday that Pope Francis was "deeply saddened" by Sunday’s gun attack on a church in southern Nigeria in which at least 11 people were killed.

7/08/2017 Saa 11:11:01
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos sends greetings to Rwanda

His Majesty Sultan Qaboos sends greetings to Rwanda

His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of congratulations to President Paul Kagame of the Republic of Rwanda on the occasion of re-electing him as a president of the republic.

7/08/2017 Saa 06:50:57
Regional Protection Force Arrives Juba

Regional Protection Force Arrives Juba

A unit of the Regional Protection Force (RPF) has arrived South Sudan according to the Spokesperson of United Nations Mission in South Sudan, UNMISS.

7/08/2017 Saa 06:44:03
Statement by the spokesperson following the Presidential elections in Rwanda

Statement by the spokesperson following the Presidential elections in Rwanda

Statement by the spokesperson following the Presidential elections in Rwanda

7/08/2017 Saa 06:42:35
Facebook offers tool to combat fake news in Kenya

Facebook offers tool to combat fake news in Kenya

Facebook rolled out a tool this week to help Kenyan users spot fake news ahead of a hotly-contested presidential election that has seen supporters of rival candidates trade bitter words online.

5/08/2017 Saa 06:38:46
Al-Shabab Militants Retake Strategic Town in Western Somalia

Al-Shabab Militants Retake Strategic Town in Western Somalia

Al-Shabab militants have retaken a strategic town linking Somalia’s capital to the western regions of the country.

5/08/2017 Saa 06:21:07
Kagame sweeps presidential polls

Kagame sweeps presidential polls

Incumbent President Paul Kagame has won another seven-year mandate after attaining an unassailable lead in Friday’s presidential poll.

5/08/2017 Saa 06:09:39
Married man with four children stabbed to death by sex worker in hotel

Married man with four children stabbed to death by sex worker in hotel

The Police in Delta have arrested a commercial sex worker who allegedly stabbed her client to death during an argument at Destar Hotel, Asaba, Delta

4/08/2017 Saa 10:48:20
Russia wants to restore Gaddafi-era economic links with Libya

Russia wants to restore Gaddafi-era economic links with Libya

Russia plans to resume contracts with Libya agreed by former leader Muammar Gaddafi. The infrastructure projects have been frozen since Gaddafi’s assassination and the breakout of civil war.

4/08/2017 Saa 10:35:43
Violence and arson breaks out at biggest South Sudanese refugee camp in Sudan

Violence and arson breaks out at biggest South Sudanese refugee camp in Sudan

Violence and arson broke out on Thursday at the biggest South Sudanese refugee camp in Sudan, which houses tens of thousands of people, a security official said

4/08/2017 Saa 09:09:25
White House row over Statue of Liberty

White House row over Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty was the focus of a monumental exchange between a White House adviser and a reporter after Donald Trump backed an immigration policy favouring the better-educated.

3/08/2017 Saa 08:51:54
Kenya: 'brutal' murder of election official raises fears over voter safety

Kenya: ’brutal’ murder of election official raises fears over voter safety

“This brutal murder has sent a chill down the spine of many Kenyans and raised the spectre of violence” - Muthoni Wanyeki

Kenyan government officials threaten journalists to prevent broadcasting of live election results

Concrete measures must be taken to address climate of fear

3/08/2017 Saa 08:22:04
DR Congo: UN envoy expresses concern over arbitrary arrests, urges restraint

DR Congo: UN envoy expresses concern over arbitrary arrests, urges restraint

The United Nations envoy for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has expressed his concern over arbitrary arrests and detentions across the country, following civil society’s call for the holding of elections before year-end and their peaceful protests against delays in the publication of the electoral calendar.

3/08/2017 Saa 08:00:59
Israel’s dirty trade in Africa: Diamonds, weapons and settlements

Israel’s dirty trade in Africa: Diamonds, weapons and settlements

Israel is considered one of the most important countries that import rough diamonds, and the most prominent countries that export polished diamonds.

3/08/2017 Saa 07:54:31
Rwanda prepares for general and presidential polls

Rwanda prepares for general and presidential polls

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has campaigned in Gasabo, a suburb of the capital Kigali, ahead of the August 4 general and presidential elections.

3/08/2017 Saa 07:43:54
Osama Bin Laden’s son, Hamza to lead Al-Qaeda operations

Osama Bin Laden’s son, Hamza to lead Al-Qaeda operations

The son of late leader of Islamic terrorist group, Al-Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden, Hamza Bin Laden, is expected to take over the terrorist organisation.

1/08/2017 Saa 13:04:12
Baby born 'pregnant' with his twin

Baby born ’pregnant’ with his twin

New Delhi - A baby in India was born "pregnant" with his half-formed twin in a rare case that has astonished the medical fraternity in the country.

1/08/2017 Saa 12:18:39
Kenyans pray for peace ahead of the polls

Kenyans pray for peace ahead of the polls

Catholic international aid charity CAFOD has called for a peaceful election when Kenyans go to the polls next week.

1/08/2017 Saa 12:03:39
Vladimir Putin richer than Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos

Vladimir Putin richer than Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos

Move over, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos. You are not the richest folks on earth. The real claimant to the throne, is Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, if the account of a US Financier, Bill Browder, is correct.

1/08/2017 Saa 10:00:12
Study reveals male cut adds pleasure and lowers HIV risk

Study reveals male cut adds pleasure and lowers HIV risk

Women with circumcised partners are likely to experience better sex and are at lower risk of contracting HIV, say researchers.

1/08/2017 Saa 09:18:12
Malawi Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Former President Banda

Malawi Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Former President Banda

Malawian police issued an arrest warrant for former President Joyce Banda over her alleged involvement in a scheme in which companies and individuals were paid for services that weren’t provided.

1/08/2017 Saa 08:59:15
Why President Kabila’s hold on power is bad news for DRC

Why President Kabila’s hold on power is bad news for DRC

President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has barely five months to save his 17-year regime from a cataclysmic ending. According to the 31 December 2016 all-inclusive political agreement, Kabila should organise elections and hand over power.

1/08/2017 Saa 08:46:34
Somalia: US Rubs Out Al-Shabab Leader

Somalia: US Rubs Out Al-Shabab Leader

THE US claimed yesterday it had killed a Islamist leader in the same region of Somalia where 12 Ugandan troops were attacked and killed on Sunday.

1/08/2017 Saa 07:25:11
Grace eyes Zimbabwe's top job

Grace eyes Zimbabwe’s top job

"To be a national mother (Grace Mugabe) who fails to control two children. How can we allow that? She must first deal with her two sons then think of leading a village,” says a man in a short video doing Zimbabwe’s social media rounds.

29/07/2017 Saa 11:27:02
President Museveni holds talks with SportPesa delegation in Kampala

President Museveni holds talks with SportPesa delegation in Kampala

SportPesa’s entry into Uganda inched closer yesterday when President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni hosted a delegation from the gaming giants at State House, Entebbe.

29/07/2017 Saa 10:03:50
Uganda coach resigns citing unpaid salaries

Uganda coach resigns citing unpaid salaries

Serbian coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has quit his post as the coach of Uganda’s national side citing non payment of salary for months.

29/07/2017 Saa 09:53:07
700 stones found in Somalia national’s kidney

700 stones found in Somalia national’s kidney

Doctors at a city-based private hospital were astonished when they found hundreds of small stones in a Somalian’s kidney. They suspect the man suffers from a unique condition that causes his kidneys to produce more stones.

29/07/2017 Saa 09:11:38
One Year On, Burundian Journalist Still Missing

One Year On, Burundian Journalist Still Missing

Credible Investigation Needed into Disappearance of Jean Bigirimana

27/07/2017 Saa 10:44:13
Somali officials visit RNP on anti-corruption programme

Somali officials visit RNP on anti-corruption programme

Officials from the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Puntland State of Somalia, yesterday, said that they are “considering Rwanda as a model country in fighting corruption” and intends to emulate the country’s strategies particularly those implemented by Rwanda National Police (RNP).

27/07/2017 Saa 06:18:05
Did Justin Bieber Cancel His Tour For God?

Did Justin Bieber Cancel His Tour For God?

Justin Bieber cancelled the remaining of his Purpose World tour concerts due to unforeseen circumstances. He was seen relaxing near Santa Monica beach shortly after announcing his tour cancellation.

26/07/2017 Saa 09:47:40

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