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Ugandan Couple, Son, Found Dead at U.S. Apartment

Ugandan Couple, Son, Found Dead at U.S. Apartment

Dr. Israel Ahimbisibwe, his wife Mrs. Dorcus Ahimbisibwe and their last born son, junior ‘Jay’, were found dead in an apartment complex in West Houston, United States

3/02/2015 Saa 12:04:32
 Nigeria President Good Luck Jonathan narrowly escapes Boko Haram's Bomb Blast

Nigeria President Good Luck Jonathan narrowly escapes Boko Haram’s Bomb Blast

President Goodluck Jonathan narrowly escaped a car bomb in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on Monday.

3/02/2015 Saa 11:22:09
Remembering The Day Idi Amin Seized Power In Uganda

Remembering The Day Idi Amin Seized Power In Uganda

On 2nd February in 1971, General Idi Amin Dada named himself the third president of Uganda, a week after leading the military coup that toppled the country’s second post-colonial leader, Milton Obote. Charismatic to the public, he proved a cruel, greedy tyrant behind closed doors.

3/02/2015 Saa 10:48:01
Bugesera: The Police destoys mass litres of Kanyanga and seizes brewery materials

Bugesera: The Police destoys mass litres of Kanyanga and seizes brewery materials

Over 85 litres of illicit brew commonly known as Kanyanga were destroyed in Bugesera District on Sunday, following operations by Police that aim to rid the country of the hazardous product. Police Reports

3/02/2015 Saa 09:23:30
 Coach Jean Marie Ntagwabira passes away at Kanombe Military Hospital

Coach Jean Marie Ntagwabira passes away at Kanombe Military Hospital

The legendary coach has played for Amavubi stars before he started coaching as a career. He died this morning at Kanombe Military Hospital. The cause of death has not yet been released to the media.

3/02/2015 Saa 08:59:44
FDLR: Too much ado about doing nothing

FDLR: Too much ado about doing nothing

Many in Rwanda have been sceptical about the United Nations taking up arms against the so-called Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). They have good reason. Joseph Rwagatare writes

3/02/2015 Saa 08:21:50
Having failed militarily, enemies of Rwanda have resorted to lies

Having failed militarily, enemies of Rwanda have resorted to lies

A few weeks ago, I watched with amazement the documentary, Rwanda’s Untold Story, produced by Jane Corbin and broadcast by the BBC. I revisit this documentary because its ramifications are ongoing. J.M Kabarega writes

2/02/2015 Saa 14:59:57
16 people killed by unknown gunmen at a pub in A’ru town in the Democratic Republic of Congo

16 people killed by unknown gunmen at a pub in A’ru town in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Two Uganda nationals are among the 16 people killed by unknown gunmen at a pub in A’ru town in the Democratic Republic of Congo on February 1, 2015 at midnight.
The deceased identified as Aminah Mugabirwe Night 28, the proprietor of Bandale Digitale Night Club was shot on the head and died shortly when she was rushed to Ania Church hospital in A’ru town.

2/02/2015 Saa 10:28:27
45-Al-Shabaab militants and Top Commander Killed in Airstrike

45-Al-Shabaab militants and Top Commander Killed in Airstrike

45 Al-Shabaab militants were killed and 18 others critically injured in Lower Shebelle region in southern Somalia after a precision airstrike hit their camp and a convoy mid-day Saturday.

2/02/2015 Saa 09:46:31
Hell of a week for RNP: The Police had to deal with grenades, fake money, theft recovery as well as Cocaine and medicine smugglers

Hell of a week for RNP: The Police had to deal with grenades, fake money, theft recovery as well as Cocaine and medicine smugglers

In the last week of January 2015, Police conducted several notable activities that are geared towards enforcing law and order. Inits weekly report the Rwanda National Police reveals incidents that that have made their week tough.

2/02/2015 Saa 09:25:08
US gives offensive on FDLR rebels thumbs up

US gives offensive on FDLR rebels thumbs up

The United States has welcomed the offensive launched by the DR Congo government forces against the Rwandan rebels based in the eastern part of the country.

2/02/2015 Saa 09:00:45

"Rwandans Celebrate the Resilience of the Rwandan Spirit and hard work of Rwandans in our country’s transformation” President Kagame

Rwanda has Sunday paid a special tribute to the country’s heroes who put their lives on the line for their country, Chimp corps report.

Today, Rwandans converged at village levels to remember the lives of their heroes.

Prime Minister Bernard Mukuza, Defence Minister Gen James Kabarebe and Uganda’s Ambassador to Rwanda, Richard Kabonero, who also doubles as head of Diplomatic Corps in the country, attended the ceremony of laying wreaths at the Heroes Mausoleum in Kigali.

The Mausoleum contains the grave of former RPF commander, Maj Gen Fred Rwigyema and “the unknown soldier” which represents all combatants that died during the 1990-1994 RPF

February 1 is a special day meant to commemorate the roles played by the country’s heroes in different spheres of life and also reflect on values for which they are remembered.

2/02/2015 Saa 08:50:07
Dominic Ongwen trial: War crimes perpetrator, victim or both?

Dominic Ongwen trial: War crimes perpetrator, victim or both?

By the age of 18 Ongwen had become a major. By the time he became a brigadier, in his early 20s, Ongwen had developed a reputation as a daring and fierce fighter and had become one of the top LRA commanders.

2/02/2015 Saa 08:29:33
Uganda gives defeated M23 rebels three months to leave

Uganda gives defeated M23 rebels three months to leave

Uganda has issued a three-month ultimatum to Democratic Republic of Congo to relocate hundreds of ex-rebel fighters or they will be handed to the United Nations, an army spokesman said Thursday.

31/01/2015 Saa 16:27:54
More 14 names to be added on the national heroes list by the cabinet

More 14 names to be added on the national heroes list by the cabinet

The Executive Secretary for Chancellery for Heroes, National Order and Decoration of Honour (Cheno), Deo Nkusi, has said his office has finalised scrutiny of 14 people nominated by the public as potential heroes and will soon forward the names to Cabinet for approval.

31/01/2015 Saa 15:52:56
Museveni's opposition is too week to compete

Museveni’s opposition is too week to compete

Only smaller parties, two of six opposition parties that fielded candidates in the last presidential race, Uganda Federal Alliance and the People’s Progressive Party appear to be focused on investing more of their resources in parliamentary and local council seats.

31/01/2015 Saa 15:19:52
Kenyan woman arrested with 2.5 Kg of Cocaine at Kigali International Airport

Kenyan woman arrested with 2.5 Kg of Cocaine at Kigali International Airport

Rwanda National Police (RNP) yesterday arrested Lovini Wanjiku Ngoroge, 45, a Kenyan citizen in connection with trafficking 2.5 kilogrammes of cocaine worth Rwf85 million.

31/01/2015 Saa 09:06:35
U.N. support for Congo campaign against Rwanda rebels in doubt over abuses

U.N. support for Congo campaign against Rwanda rebels in doubt over abuses

United Nations support for a planned military operation against Rwandan rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could be in doubt because Congo named a general accused of rights abuses to head the offensive, diplomats and officials said on Friday.

31/01/2015 Saa 08:39:26
Burundi:Opposition parties accuse Nkurunziza of

Burundi:Opposition parties accuse Nkurunziza of "massive fraud" during voters registration process for the upcoming elections

Opposition parties have accused the government of "massive fraud" and demanded the resignation of the electoral Commission, alleging there was mass distribution of identification cards to supporters of the ruling party.

31/01/2015 Saa 08:14:07
Barack and Michelle Obama tweet childhood photos – 'You're not young and invincible forever'

Barack and Michelle Obama tweet childhood photos – ’You’re not young and invincible forever’

President and first lady post heartwarming happy snaps to promote Obamacare as deadline to sign up for health insurance approaches

30/01/2015 Saa 17:37:15
South Africa grants parole to apartheid death-squad leader

South Africa grants parole to apartheid death-squad leader

Eugene de Kock, known as "Prime Evil", was sentenced to two life terms for murder and torture of black activists.

30/01/2015 Saa 17:26:24
 Boko Haram Driven out of Nigerian town by Chad Troops

Boko Haram Driven out of Nigerian town by Chad Troops

Many Boko Haram fighters reportedly killed in first action by foreign troops on Nigerian soil against the armed group.

30/01/2015 Saa 17:02:55
Mugabe: A controversial choice for AU chairman

Mugabe: A controversial choice for AU chairman

The new chairman of the African Union, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, is the continent’s oldest leader — and one of its most controversial post-colonial figures.

30/01/2015 Saa 15:31:11
Rwanda: New opposition Rebel Group born in Rutshuru

Rwanda: New opposition Rebel Group born in Rutshuru

ARRDC -Isangano the Rwandan leadership opposition party has announced on 28 January 2015 that the political party has now made up a rebel group with combatants who will be trained to attack Rwanda.

30/01/2015 Saa 11:28:39
Uganda, Rwanda sign joint agreement on sharing DRC Rebels moves information

Uganda, Rwanda sign joint agreement on sharing DRC Rebels moves information

Uganda and Rwanda have signed an agreement for the two countries to share intelligence on rebel groups operating from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) against each other’s government.Representatives of the Ugandan army and Rwanda’s army on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding after a closed door meeting held at the border town of Kabale on Wednesday. Star Africa reports

30/01/2015 Saa 10:16:03
Rwanda, a model for AU Water and Sanitation Plan

Rwanda, a model for AU Water and Sanitation Plan

Rwanda today begins its role in the implementation of a continental water and sanitation plan at the African Union Summit that kicks off today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

30/01/2015 Saa 09:31:45
UN Security Council renews sanctions on DRC for training and financing armed groups

UN Security Council renews sanctions on DRC for training and financing armed groups

The United Nations Security Council Yesterday renewed its sanctions on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to prevent the supply, sale or transfer of arms, training, and financing, to armed groups.

30/01/2015 Saa 09:11:58
RNP hand over theft recovered money to Uganda Police

RNP hand over theft recovered money to Uganda Police

Rwanda National Police (RNP), on January 29 handed over half a million francs to Ugandan Police Staff, after it was recovered from a suspected thief who had crossed into Rwanda.

30/01/2015 Saa 08:50:23
On FDLR, Ladsous refuse to respond to Journalists

On FDLR, Ladsous refuse to respond to Journalists

In DRC UN Only Supports Army, As On Minova Rapes, HRW Soft on Ladsous. Inner City Press Journal reports.
UNITED NATIONS, January 29, After the UN repeatedly said Congolese President Joseph Kabila would sign with the UN a Joint Directive for military operations against the FDLR, and a week after the UN’s Herve Ladsous refused to answer Press questions about it, the UN put this out:

30/01/2015 Saa 08:33:06
Military action Starts Against FDLR Rebels in DRC

Military action Starts Against FDLR Rebels in DRC

The Operation Codenamed Sokola2 is aimed at ensuring that the FDLR forces that are mainly comprised of the Rebels who fled Rwanda after the 1994 Genocide, are all disarmed, the Congolese Chief of Armed forces General Didier Etumba said.

29/01/2015 Saa 16:08:04
Rusizi officials to run an investigation on reported Burundi ID Cards used by Rwandans

Rusizi officials to run an investigation on reported Burundi ID Cards used by Rwandans

On 27 January, Rusizi district official held a security meeting where reports revealed that some Rwandans from sectors near Rwanda-Burundi border have received new Identity cards of the neighboring country.

29/01/2015 Saa 13:14:28
S. Sudan president Kiir struck by illness in the AU meeting and rushed to Ethiopian hospital

S. Sudan president Kiir struck by illness in the AU meeting and rushed to Ethiopian hospital

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir was rushed to hospital in the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa, on Wednesday after he fell ill during a meeting.

29/01/2015 Saa 10:41:24
The UN blames DRC for delaying

The UN blames DRC for delaying "Decisive Action" against FDLR militia

Operations against FDLR will be complicated but not impossible”, Martin Kobler speaking in a press conference yesterday in Goma. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC and the UN have recently expressed worries that the DRC officials delay "Decisive Action" in bringing the FDLR’s long history of brutality and impunity to an end.

29/01/2015 Saa 09:39:52
Gakenke PSF's President Uwamariya arrested over embezzlement and forgery

Gakenke PSF’s President Uwamariya arrested over embezzlement and forgery

The Prosecution is investigating a case in which a popular businesswoman in Gakenke District is accused of forging documents and embezzling public funds.

29/01/2015 Saa 09:05:26
Somalia PM seeks approval for his New Cabinet list

Somalia PM seeks approval for his New Cabinet list

Somalia’s new prime minister has proposed a new Cabinet after Parliament rejected his last list of candidates, prompting international concerns political power struggles were stalling progress.

29/01/2015 Saa 08:49:50
Two men, Genocide suspects to be judged by Criminal Courts in France

Two men, Genocide suspects to be judged by Criminal Courts in France

The Supreme Court in France has definitely agreed to hand over two former mayors, Tito Barahira and Octavian Ngenzi for their alleged participation in the Genocide of Tutsis in 1994. French sources have revealed this Wednesday.

29/01/2015 Saa 08:24:25
Sejusa Worried Over Retirement Application

Sejusa Worried Over Retirement Application

Following his formal request to the UPDF Commissions Board for retirement, former Coordinator of intelligence organs Gen. David Sejusa, through his lawyers, has expressed worry over the way the matter is being handled.

28/01/2015 Saa 15:34:16
Shock As Bus Bursts Into Flames In Kacyiru

Shock As Bus Bursts Into Flames In Kacyiru

The incident occurred at Kacyiru Presidency road at a roundabout near the former post office in Kigali.

The cause of the fire in the bus is not yet clear but Rwanda fire brigade trucks are already at the scene to control the situation

28/01/2015 Saa 14:27:56
RDF, President Panza’s favorite Contingent and devoted men for CAR's security

RDF, President Panza’s favorite Contingent and devoted men for CAR’s security

Operating from Bangui for the past one year, the 850-strong Rwandan men and women in uniform under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in CAR (Minusca) have been returning home and are being replaced by a 750-strong contingent in the first rotation exercise.

28/01/2015 Saa 11:23:55
Rwanda among eight countries to have their General Assembly voting rights suspended over non-payment of dues.

Rwanda among eight countries to have their General Assembly voting rights suspended over non-payment of dues.

These countries have fallen foul of Article 19 of the UN Charter, which states that countries will lose their UNGA vote if their “arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the preceding two full years.”

28/01/2015 Saa 10:17:06

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