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.
As the world marks the third annual International Day of Happiness on Friday, the recent Gallup findings show that Rwanda is among countries where the highest percentages of people are experiencing positive emotions daily.
The news from Uganda say the Police in Luwero district yesterday moved in and closed Abdul Kadhir Islamic School after suspecting it was teaching children acts of terrorism.
Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders has come under criticism for appearing with a blackened face at a charity event, raising questions about Belgium’s sensitivity toward racism.
UN calls for return to joint operations against combatants in Congo
President Yoweri Museveni yesterday met with former People’s Redemption Army [PRA] Rebel commander Lt Col Anthony Kyakabale. Reports Chimp
AT least 185 Tanzanians have been imprisoned in China for various crimes including drug smuggling by 2014, with several serving long sentences behind bars.
Burundi: Ban Ki Moon Urges Probe Into The Attack Against The Wife Of Opposition Leader Agathon Rwasa
The Secretary-General has expressed his concern at the report of an apparent assassination attempt on Sunday against Annonciate Haberisoni, wife of Burundian opposition leader Agathon Rwasa, as Burundi prepares for general elections in two months. This act threatens to heighten tensions and entrench polarization and distrust.
Sierra Leone: “Koroma does not have the constitutional right to sack me because I was not appointed by him but elected under the constitution of Sierra Leone." -Vice President
President Ernest Bai Koroma expelled his vice-president and began the search for a new deputy Wednesday but Samuel Sam-Sumana challenged the move as "unlawful" and said he would appeal to the Sierra Leone Supreme Court.
In electoral campaign tours the Forum for Democratic Change president Mugisha Muntu has said President Museveni tells lies to keep himself and his government in power.
A US drone strike has killed an al-Shabaab leader linked to the 2013 Kenyan shopping centre massacre which claimed the lives of 67 people including six Britons, authorities have confirmed. Adan Garar was killed in a strike on his vehicle in Diinsoor in southern Somalia, a Pentagon official said.
Kenya and Uganda are on a list of 29 African countries facing severe food insecurity.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) has in two separate incidents arrested two men suspected of defiling underage girls in the Eastern Province.
Police are hunting for one Milton Mumbere an employee at the Kabalagala based Dejavu Pub in connection with the suspected murder of singer Emmanuel Mayanja alias AK 47
Tunisia: 19 died, 38 injured in assault by gunmen at Bardo Museum; the Primer Minister says the war will take period
Seventeen foreigners and two Tunisian died in fire gunning attack by three terrorists armed this noon at National Bardo Museum; the dead were tourists from France, poland Italy, German and Spain.
The renowned businessman, considered one of Rwanda’s richest persons, was killed on February 4, 2015 in what Rwanda National Police said was an accident.
Macky Sall proposes a referendum on reducing his mandate from seven to five years
“Africa is a continent of the future,” AfDB President Donald Kaberuka tells Africa CEO Forum 2015 in Geneva
For a decade, Africa has had a steady growth rate of six per cent. But signals to the contrary are emerging, raising doubts about the continuation of this trend and even leading to pessimism about future years on the part of some analysts. For his part, Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), does not share this Afro-pessimism. He made this absolutely clear on Monday, March 16 in Geneva at the opening of the Africa CEO Forum 2015.
The Rwandan rebel group the FDLR is calling for talks with the governments in Kinshasa and Kigali. Reports CCTV
Benjamin Netanyahu scored a much bigger victory than the exit polls had suggested. With most votes counted, Likud is said to be on course to take 29 seats in the 120-seat parliament, the Knesset, with the Zionist Union on 24 seats.