Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame arrived in Tanzania on Thursday morning for a regional conference – ending more than two years of absence in the country which hosts headquarters of the East African Community (EAC)
Zambian Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Col. Kaunda Tushuke Panji has said his country will expel Rwandans who live in Zambia illegally as part of renewed bid to implement the cessation clause. Writes The NewTimes
The Unites States of America has warned of an imminent terror attack in Kampala, the capital City of Uganda. Reports Chimp
Germany/Gelsenkirchen: An undertaker fainted in shock when a "dead" 92-year-old woman appeared to come back to life inside her coffin.
Judges at an international court in The Hague on Wednesday denied former Liberian President Charles Taylor’s request to serve out the remainder of his 50-year jail sentence in Rwanda.
Rwanda Media Commission has recommended to the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) that the website Rwandapaparazzi.rw be suspended for one month. This was a decision reached by the RMC Ethics Committee in a complaint filed by NZEYIMANA Hussein and NIYONKURU Radju against the website.
A huge 1,000-metre wide asteroid is due to pass by the earth at very close proximity, leaving some scientists scared that an unprecedented disaster is in store for us.
A Chinese restaurant in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has been shut down and its owners summoned by authorities after it emerged it was barring black patrons. Reports AFP
What do Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles and South Africa have in common? The answer is that these four African nations are among the 10 countries with the highest number of women in their parliaments. Writes The Guardian
China is in the lead when it comes to investment and influence on the African continent.
As tensions mount in the central African nation of Burundi ahead of presidential elections, journalists and activists say they are paying an increasingly heavy price as standard bearers for free speech. Reports The EastAfrican
Police has apprehended a 32-year old man in Gicumbi District for allegedly defiling a 14-year old girl.
A total of 142 passengers, two pilots and four cabin crew, were on board the plane.
The organising committee of the International Conference for Economic Integration among Nile Basin Countries has named Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, personality of the year 2015.
US officials tell Wall Street Journal that Israel shared confidential information from the talks with American lawmakers in an attempt to derail any deal
Deutsche Welle has announced that it will be closing their shortwave, relay station in the Rwanda capital, Kigali.
ROME, Italy — Pope Francis, who recently lamented he can’t slip out and get a pizza like he used to, finally got a pie — albeit one hand-delivered to his popemobile.
Martin Ngoga, a new East African Legislative Assembly member from Rwanda was sworn in by Speaker Daniel Fred Kidega in the ongoing session of the regional Assembly in the Burundi capital Bujumbura.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) confirms it is investigating the last Saturday incident of suspected contaminated food served in Ngoma and Kayonza districts in which at least 40 people have since been admitted at different hospitals in the Eastern Province and in Kigali.
Three African leaders have signed an initial deal to end a long-running dispute over the sharing of Nile waters and the building of Africa’s biggest hydroelectric dam, in Ethiopia.
Bukavu - DR Congo: A Congolese army offensive against Rwandan rebels may be advancing rapidly, but many fear it is failing in its main objective of disarming them as the fighters melt away into the forest. Reports AFP
A court in Senegal has sentenced the son of former President Abdoulaye Wade to six years in prison for corruption.
The murderer escaped, went back to jail by himself, and informed on his erstwhile captors
Kenya will this week start constructing a wall to separate it from Somalia as part of efforts to control AL Shabab’s terror attacks that remain appearing in Mandera and Bulahawa regions.
Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, who led the city-state for more than three decades, has died aged 91.
Paul Kagame, The President of The Republic of Rwanda and Commander- In- Chief of Rwanda Defence Forces on 22 March 2015 held a meeting with RDF Generals, Senior and Junior Officers at Defence Headquarters in Kimihurura.
The former Grand Mufti of Rwanda, Sheikh Saleh Habimana has been appointed during a Cabinet meeting chaired by President Paul Kagame as the country’s first ever ambassador to Egypt, according to a Sunday statement released by the Cabinet.
Sheikh Hassan Bahame, the mayor of Rubavu has been arrested late in the night of 22 March 2015 by security forces. Umuseke Reports.
The government soldiers manning an outpost high above the town of Kashuga have a panoramic view of the hills and valleys of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, home to hundreds of Rwandan rebels their government has promised to crush.
The Graft implicated Karim Wade wins as party flag bearer
Karim Wade, son of the 88-year-old Abdoulaye Wade former president of Senegal was named as presidential candidate ahead of court ruling that could jail him for seven years of Corruption charges.
Security and military officials in Yemen say Shiite rebels backed by supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh have taken over the country’s third largest city of Taiz and its airport.
What started as a plan to sell and transact fake Rwandan currency notes ended sour for two men in Rusizi district when a businessman, who had already fallen victim came to the rescue of many others that had or were potential targets, and reported the matter to Police.
Doctor who performed first successful penis transplant inundated with requests from around the world to share his expertise
BUJUMBURA: With a president who won’t go and an opposition determined to blow the final whistle, battle lines are being drawn ahead of elections in the central African nation of Burundi.
The Special Forces Command (SFC), an elite force of battle-hardened soldiers and war strategists has revealed it “will never ever take chances” with President Museveni’s life after classified documents released by United States showed that the East African nation’s leader was being targeted for assassination by Al Qaeda and its departed leader Osama Bin Laden. Writes Chimp
On 27th June 1994, French commandos arrived in the mountainous Bisesero region in south west Rwanda. They lured more Tutsis – some of whom had been battling genocide militias, and others hiding in the bushes, to return to their homes. The French soldiers promised the villagers protection.
Rwanda’s multimillion dollar methane gas project has been delayed by disputes between a private investor — KivuWatt Ltd, a subsidiary of ContourGlobal, a New York-based international power company which owns the project — and Kenyan sub-contractor Civicon Engineering. Reports The EastAfrican
President Museveni has warned that whoever chooses to hurt him will meet stiff resistance from his son, Brig Muhoozi Kainerugaba.
Angry locals in Kiboga district have lynched a man after he allegedly beheaded a 12-year-old primary five girl while she was going to school on Wednesday morning.
Mr Mubega Geoffrey was lynched Wednesday evening at Buninga village in Rwamata Sub County after residents allegedly found him carrying a polythene bag containing the girl’s head.
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS:International Criminal Court judges have recommended starting the trial of a former militia leader in Congo, so the case can be brought closer to communities that were affected by the atrocities he is charged with.