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'Dream' response and 'little miracles' help quell latest Ebola outbreak

’Dream’ response and ’little miracles’ help quell latest Ebola outbreak

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.

17/06/2017 Saa 07:16:24
Ohana & Co. Hosts Party for Same Sky Program

Ohana & Co. Hosts Party for Same Sky Program

The gathering in Paris also shined the spotlight on ethical fashion and beauty brands.

17/06/2017 Saa 06:38:43
China donates to Rwandan children education fund

China donates to Rwandan children education fund

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.

17/06/2017 Saa 06:28:58
RNP commissions 364 cadets

RNP commissions 364 cadets

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.

16/06/2017 Saa 11:45:59
Police uncover four sacks of cannabis hidden in a petroleum trailer

Police uncover four sacks of cannabis hidden in a petroleum trailer

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.

16/06/2017 Saa 06:04:32
South Sudan renews claims of Sudan's backing for rebels

South Sudan renews claims of Sudan’s backing for rebels

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.

15/06/2017 Saa 09:24:04
ICC demands “immediate arrest” of Gaddafi’s son

ICC demands “immediate arrest” of Gaddafi’s son

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.

15/06/2017 Saa 08:58:58
Rwanda genocide shaped me, Congolese ex-rebel tells court

Rwanda genocide shaped me, Congolese ex-rebel tells court

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".

15/06/2017 Saa 07:30:32
Ghosts of Rwanda: War crimes, genocide, and terrorism – where to now for Nyamwasa?

Ghosts of Rwanda: War crimes, genocide, and terrorism – where to now for Nyamwasa?

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.

15/06/2017 Saa 07:15:21
Mogadishu restaurant siege ends, 19 civilians killed

Mogadishu restaurant siege ends, 19 civilians killed

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.

15/06/2017 Saa 06:52:18
CHINESE MEDICINE IS USING DONKEY SKINS TO BOOST LIBIDO—AND AFRICA’S ANIMALS ARE AT RISK

CHINESE MEDICINE IS USING DONKEY SKINS TO BOOST LIBIDO—AND AFRICA’S ANIMALS ARE AT RISK

Demand for a form of traditional Chinese medicine is putting the donkey population at risk in South Africa and other parts of the continent.

14/06/2017 Saa 12:43:18
China welcomes Uganda's clarification on ivory smuggling

China welcomes Uganda’s clarification on ivory smuggling

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.

14/06/2017 Saa 11:12:17
Somali expelled from Quran competition in UAE

Somali expelled from Quran competition in UAE

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.

14/06/2017 Saa 10:48:30
'A Number Of Fatalities' In Massive London Building Fire

’A Number Of Fatalities’ In Massive London Building Fire

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.

14/06/2017 Saa 07:55:10
Poor counter-terrorism cooperation caused Manchester attack – Libya officials

Poor counter-terrorism cooperation caused Manchester attack – Libya officials

The Manchester Arena suicide bombing occurred partly because of poor UK security cooperation with Libyan authorities, security officials from the North African state claim.

13/06/2017 Saa 12:28:46
Saif Gaddafi's Release Gives Greater Role to General Haftar in Reunifying Libya

Saif Gaddafi’s Release Gives Greater Role to General Haftar in Reunifying Libya

The son of toppled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been released from captivity by the Abu Bakr al-Siddiq militants following a request from the Tobruk-based government in eastern Libya. Speaking to Radio Sputnik, senior Middle East expert Jacques Neriah explained why Gaddafi’s release may have important implications for country’s future.

13/06/2017 Saa 08:39:32
IGAD calls for revitalization of South Sudan peace agreement

IGAD calls for revitalization of South Sudan peace agreement

East African leaders at a summit meeting held in Addis Ababa on Monday called for the revitalization of the 2015 South Sudan peace accord, saying the peace agreement is the only political solution for the country.

13/06/2017 Saa 08:02:55
Building collapses in Kenyan capital, 15 missing

Building collapses in Kenyan capital, 15 missing

About 15 people are missing after a seven-storey building collapsed in a residential area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, rescue services said on Tuesday, and authorities said they had asked its occupants to leave before it came down.

13/06/2017 Saa 07:02:50
Rwanda can’t be haven for stolen vehicles, Police

Rwanda can’t be haven for stolen vehicles, Police

Rwanda has continuously featured among the African countries that intercept many stolen vehicles, and will continue to make sure that no one uses it either as a destination or transit route for stolen vehicles and other items, the Commissioner for Interpol at Rwanda National Police, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Peter Karake, has said.

13/06/2017 Saa 06:44:20
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days

He was arrested just before an anti-corruption protest in Moscow.

13/06/2017 Saa 05:43:01
Ngororero: Police intercept truck smuggling minerals

Ngororero: Police intercept truck smuggling minerals

Police in Ngororero District have impounded a truck that was found transporting two tons of amethyst stones that had bought by unauthorized dealer.

13/06/2017 Saa 05:29:58
Alibaba’s Jack Ma expected to attend youth tech summit in Rwanda

Alibaba’s Jack Ma expected to attend youth tech summit in Rwanda

Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma is expected to attend the inaugural of YouthConnekt Africa Summit to be held next month here, Rwandan ministry of youth and ICT said on Sunday.

12/06/2017 Saa 06:35:50
Minister Claver Gatete says new Mombasa-Nairobi railway vital to east African integration

Minister Claver Gatete says new Mombasa-Nairobi railway vital to east African integration

The newly inaugurated standard gauge railway line between Mombasa and Nairobi is very important to the integration of eastern Africa, Rwandan Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete said here Thursday.

9/06/2017 Saa 06:48:37
Rwanda,Tanzania and Ghana renewable energy projects emerge winners of $7m Access Co-Development Facility competition

Rwanda,Tanzania and Ghana renewable energy projects emerge winners of $7m Access Co-Development Facility competition

Access Power, a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets in partnership with EREN Renewable Energy a global independent power producer, are delighted to announce the three winners of the 2017 US$7 million Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) - an innovative funding and support platform for renewable energy projects in Africa.

9/06/2017 Saa 05:56:29
Will Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn become Prime Minister after General Election 2017 shock?

Will Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn become Prime Minister after General Election 2017 shock?

With a Labour surge in the General Election under his leadership, could Jeremy Corbyn do what looked unthinkable before the campaign and become the next Prime Minister?

9/06/2017 Saa 05:20:22
Wildlife researcher killed by rhino in Akagera National Park

Wildlife researcher killed by rhino in Akagera National Park

Only weeks into the relocation of Eastern Black Rhinos from South Africa to the Akagera National Park in Rwanda has disaster struck, when a wildlife researcher attached to the rhino monitoring team in the park was killed by one of the beasts.

8/06/2017 Saa 07:16:36
Bald men killed for witchcraft, say police

Bald men killed for witchcraft, say police

Police in Mozambique Tuesday warned that bald people could be the targets of ritual attacks, after the brutal killing of two men whose body parts were to be used in witchcraft.

7/06/2017 Saa 12:52:02
President Mugabe Angers Some With Latest Overseas Trip

President Mugabe Angers Some With Latest Overseas Trip

Zimbabwe’s president is angering some back home with his latest trip overseas, this time to a U.N. conference on oceans even though his country is a landlocked state.

7/06/2017 Saa 11:28:25
Drivers confused to tears by twisting Chinese road interchange

Drivers confused to tears by twisting Chinese road interchange

Five suspended levels and cars going in all directions: a new highway interchange is driving motorists to tears, as they find themselves lost in a concrete maze resembling a plate of spaghetti.

7/06/2017 Saa 08:15:41
US may leave UN human rights council, Nikki Haley warns

US may leave UN human rights council, Nikki Haley warns

Nikki Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, said the U.S. is considering its membership in the U.N. Human Rights Council, citing among other things its bias against Israel.

7/06/2017 Saa 07:16:24
Trump says Arab leaders warned him Qatar financing radicalism

Trump says Arab leaders warned him Qatar financing radicalism

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday leaders he met on a Middle East trip had warned him that Qatar was funding “radical ideology” after he had demanded they take action to stop financing militant groups.

6/06/2017 Saa 13:18:14
South Africa slips into recession, heaping pressure on Zuma

South Africa slips into recession, heaping pressure on Zuma

South Africa has entered recession for the first time in eight years, data showed on Tuesday, piling pressure on a government facing corruption allegations and credit downgrades.

6/06/2017 Saa 11:35:10
These four pivotal elections in Africa will keep democracy watchers busy for the rest of 2017

These four pivotal elections in Africa will keep democracy watchers busy for the rest of 2017

This year, there’ll be four pivotal elections across the continent—namely, in Kenya, Rwanda, Angola (all in August) , and Liberia (October). These general and presidential elections could reshape not only the political institutions in these nations but are also likely to have an impact on peace and security, governance, development and economic growth.

6/06/2017 Saa 08:31:44
Sole FETÖ-linked school in Rwanda shut down

Sole FETÖ-linked school in Rwanda shut down

The only Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ)-linked school in Rwanda has shut down, Rwandan Minister of Education Papias Musafiri Malimba confirmed on Friday.

6/06/2017 Saa 07:56:06
STOP SAYING THAT MUSLIMS INVENTED TERRORISM

STOP SAYING THAT MUSLIMS INVENTED TERRORISM

Blaming multiculturalism for tragedies like London and Manchester overlooks Europe’s colonial history of terrorism.

6/06/2017 Saa 07:39:05
DR Congo army fights ADF, 11 hostages released

DR Congo army fights ADF, 11 hostages released

Eleven people kidnapped by rebels in eastern Congo have been released after days of fighting, said a military spokesman.

6/06/2017 Saa 06:45:34
Two Opposition Parties to back President kagame in the August Polls

Two Opposition Parties to back President kagame in the August Polls

Rwanda’s two main opposition parties will back President Paul Kagame during the upcoming presidential elections instead of fielding their own candidates, party officials said on Monday.

5/06/2017 Saa 12:57:56
Isreal PM’s meeting with Togo president rescheduled after their bodyguards scuffle

Isreal PM’s meeting with Togo president rescheduled after their bodyguards scuffle

Netanyahu’s security personnel said to bar Gnassingbé’s bodyguards from entering the room, leading to ‘shoving’ and ‘punching’

5/06/2017 Saa 08:44:11
British call for action on terror

British call for action on terror

British prime minister Theresa May yesterday called for a stronger response to Islamist extremism.

5/06/2017 Saa 08:20:24
UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bharain, and Egypt cut ties with Qatar

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bharain, and Egypt cut ties with Qatar

The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and suspended air, sea and land access to and from Doha over its support for terrorist groups. This is the most serious crisis to face the GCC in years.

5/06/2017 Saa 08:04:10

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