It is always a grace for a country to have deceitful leader. My country Tanzania has always maintained the face of a peaceful and friendly country on the continent. This long enviable history, however, started to suffer when Jakaya Kikwete assumed presidency. Abdul Kanoti Says
South Sudan leader Gen Salva Kiir has directed all commanders of elite army units of SPLA to prepare for a “protracted” and “decisive” war against the rebels of Dr Riek Machar, saying his Vice President is not ready to honour peace agreements.
The Military High Court yesterday started hearing in substance the case involving Col. Tom Byabagamba, Brig. Gen. Frank Rusagara and (rtd) Sergeant François Kabayiza who are charged with several counts, some jointly, others individual.
Nigeria’s militant Islamist group Boko Haram is waging the most brutal insurgency in Africa. It has seized vast amounts of territory, threatening Nigeria’s territorial integrity and opening a new frontier by targeting neighbouring Cameroon. Officials estimate that some three million people are affected by the humanitarian crisis caused by the five-year insurgency in the north-east.
At least 45 per cent of master degree holders are underemployed, results of a survey on graduates’ competences and employment, which was commissioned by the Higher Education Council, show.
Pharmaceutical products, including 40 cartons of Coartem and 3, 000 tablets of Bactrim, were yesterday intercepted in Nyagatare District as they were being smuggled from Uganda.
Rwandans, diplomats and Israel residents from around the region yesterday gathered at Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Gisozi to commemorate the Holocaust that affected people of Jewish origin during the Second World War.
A very strange incident occurred at the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Victory Day celebrations at Boma grounds in Soroti on Monday, sparking superstitious insinuations.
The Rwanda National Police’s ongoing fight against corruption and drug abuse in the country continued to yield results with the arrest of five people, separately, during the weekend in a crackdown mounted from Friday.
Armed men on Sunday kidnapped the Central African Republic minister for sports and former rebel chief Armel Ningatoloum Sayo as he returned from church in the capital Bangui, his wife said.
Recent terrorist attacks in Europe have catalysed responses that would probably have invited torrents of criticism from Western governments and rights activists had they occurred in countries with governments they routinely chastised for human-rights abuses, even when they too are responding to developments they have identified as constituting threats to their national security.
January 26, 1986 marked the end of a five-year bloody armed struggle that catapulted Yoweri Museveni, the battle-hardened leader of the National Resistance Army (NRA), to Uganda’s highest political office.
Burundian authorities arrested Bob Rugurika, director of Radio publique africaine (RPA), days after his radio station broadcast a series of investigative reports into the September 2014 murder of three elderly Italian nuns in the country.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Friday evening called for probe over excessive use of force by security officers against demonstrators in Democratic Republic of the Congo cities, Kinshasa and Goma, and called for “a thorough and independent investigation” into the matter.
Working with Rwanda Tribunal, a formative experience that steps up Loretta Lynch to the Attorney General nomination
Loretta Lynch was nominated by Obama for the US Attorney general, a success that she believes was due to the experience she gained during her African sojourn mostly when she served as a volunteer legal advisor to the International Criminal Tribunal in Rwanda.
Two Rwandan police officers have been jailed for 20 years for murdering Gustave Makonene, a former Transparency International Rwanda employee that was investigating cross-border mineral smuggling.
After the death of Saudi Arabi ’s King Abdallah on Friday, world leaders are landing in Riyadh this saturday to attend the funeral.
Hundreds of business leaders and representatives of governments and organisations have attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland .
KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least 42 people have been killed in three days of protests in Democratic Republic of Congo over a proposed legal reform the opposition says would keep President Joseph Kabila in power for years, a rights group said, three times the official estimate.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan officials on Tuesday rushed to condemn the use of teargas against children at a Nairobi primary school who were protesting at the loss of their playground.
Pope Francis has confirmed reports of his much anticipated visit to Africa particularly Uganda and the Central African Republic by the end of this year.
That is the critical question after police on Wednesday said fingerprint tests indicated that the body of a man believed to be International Criminal Court witness Meshack Yebei could actually be a different person.
RwandAir the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda has informed that the airline in cooperation with the National Police of Rwanda is investigating a suspected case of theft that involves RwandAir staff and an industry partner who worked together in putting up an illegal network in processing online ticket sales as well as funds collection which is valued at approximately 30,000USD.
KAMPALA, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has replaced Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, the government said in a statement on Friday, removing a former ally who some analysts had seen as a potential future contender for the top job.