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IGP Gasana commends the role of ‘Youth Volunteers’ in Policing

IGP Gasana commends the role of ‘Youth Volunteers’ in Policing

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Emmanuel K. Gasana has commended the members of Rwanda Youth Volunteers in Community Policing, for their role in anti-crime awareness and crime prevention.

23/06/2017 Saa 05:32:30
Car bomb targeted Somali police station, at least 3 killed

Car bomb targeted Somali police station, at least 3 killed

A suicide car bomber detonated near the gate of a police station in the Somali capital Thursday, killing at least three people and wounding several others.

22/06/2017 Saa 12:04:20
Colorado Classic cycling race big, new chapter for Team Rwanda

Colorado Classic cycling race big, new chapter for Team Rwanda

When 100-plus pro cyclists line up this summer in Colorado Springs for the start of the Colorado Classic, one team of fresh faces will help bring a truly international feel to the inaugural event.

22/06/2017 Saa 06:51:04
Police arrest 30 illegal miners in Gatsibo District

Police arrest 30 illegal miners in Gatsibo District

At least 30 people have been arrested in separate operations conducted in Gatsibo District after they were allegedly found in illegal mining activities.

22/06/2017 Saa 05:25:38
China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

China’s dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with sellers torching the hair off carcasses, butchers chopping slabs of canines and cooks frying up dishes, dispelling rumours that authorities would ban sales this year.

21/06/2017 Saa 13:14:10
Man with 12 wives, over 100 Children mistakenly proposes to his own daughter

Man with 12 wives, over 100 Children mistakenly proposes to his own daughter

An 80-year-old farmer in Eastern Ghana who has 12 wives and over one hundred children, and is still exploring for more women – almost committed incest with his own daughter after proposing to her. According to reports, the aged man has within 40 years given birth to over 100 children with 12 women, all of who are married to him in a polygamous marriage.

21/06/2017 Saa 12:23:55
THE CONGO CRISIS NEGLECTED BY THE WORLD

THE CONGO CRISIS NEGLECTED BY THE WORLD

More than a million people displaced in less than a year, thousands killed and dumped in mass graves. But no one seems to care about the displacement crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

21/06/2017 Saa 07:49:51
 Envoy Angelina Jolie urges better treatment of refugees

Envoy Angelina Jolie urges better treatment of refugees

Actress and UN refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday denounced the impunity with which rape is committed in conflict zones and the mistreatment of vulnerable women and children.

21/06/2017 Saa 06:48:01
Presidential Candidate Diane Rwigara nominated

Presidential Candidate Diane Rwigara nominated

Candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, yesterday formally submitted her nomination documents to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to challenge the incumbent president Paul Kagame in Rwanda’s forthcoming presidential elections slated for August 4.

21/06/2017 Saa 06:25:45
Book Aid International expands to Rwanda

Book Aid International expands to Rwanda

Book Aid International is expanding its work to provide books in Rwanda.

21/06/2017 Saa 05:55:24
Police Senior Command students in Tanzania for study tour

Police Senior Command students in Tanzania for study tour

Police officers from nine African countries currently attending a ‘Police Senior Command and Staff Course’ at the National Police College (NPC), have started a week-long external study tour in Tanzania where they will visit different public, private and security organs.

21/06/2017 Saa 05:23:54
 Augustin Ngirabatware conviction to be reviewed: UN court

Augustin Ngirabatware conviction to be reviewed: UN court

A UN tribunal has agreed to review its appeals judgement against a former Rwandan minister found guilty of genocide crimes, a case blocked for months by the detention of one of the court’s top judges.

20/06/2017 Saa 14:11:40
Congo rejects UN-led Kasai investigation

Congo rejects UN-led Kasai investigation

Democratic Republic of Congo’s justice minister said on Monday that his government would not admit an independent investigation into violence in its Kasai region which has been called for by a top UN human rights official.

20/06/2017 Saa 06:54:54
Zambia to learn from Rwanda’s achievements

Zambia to learn from Rwanda’s achievements

President Edgar Lungu says Zambia yearns to learn from the achievements Rwanda has made through enhanced economic cooperation adding that there is room for the two countries to further bilateral ties for the mutual benefit of the citizenry.

20/06/2017 Saa 06:20:02
 COMMUNITY POLICING: A people centred policing in Rwanda

COMMUNITY POLICING: A people centred policing in Rwanda

Rwanda National Police (RNP) was formed in the year 2000 with the responsibility to uphold the law, prevent crime, pursue and bring to justice those who break the law, protect, help and reassure the people and do this with integrity, and sound judgement. At the time, RNP had about 3500 officers to Police a population of nearly 10million.

20/06/2017 Saa 05:37:22
Suicide bombers kill 12 in Nigeria's Borno state

Suicide bombers kill 12 in Nigeria’s Borno state

Five female suicide bombers killed 12 people and wounded 11 in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, police said on Monday.

19/06/2017 Saa 12:06:46
Pupils attack teachers for punishing boys in front of girls

Pupils attack teachers for punishing boys in front of girls

A school in Samburu West in kenya was closed indefinitely on Monday after pupils attacked their teachers with rungus, citing harassment.

19/06/2017 Saa 11:58:53
Rwanda and South Africa sign environmental cooperation agreement

Rwanda and South Africa sign environmental cooperation agreement

Minister of Natural Resources Vincent Biruta and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa from South Africa have signed a cooperation agreement on environmental protection and sustainable development, the environmental affairs department said on Sunday.

19/06/2017 Saa 07:37:01
One dead, 10 injured after 'potential terrorist attack' near London mosque, May says

One dead, 10 injured after ’potential terrorist attack’ near London mosque, May says

One person died and 10 were injured after a van ploughed into pedestrians near a London mosque in early Monday in what Prime Minister Theresa May said was ’a potential terrorist attack’.

19/06/2017 Saa 07:10:51
Seized illicit gin destroyed, suspects arrested

Seized illicit gin destroyed, suspects arrested

Intensified operations and awareness against narcotic drugs in Rubavu District led to the seizure of at least 500 litres of locally made illicit gin called amandari.

19/06/2017 Saa 05:55:18
Cuba's not happy about President Donald Trump's

Cuba’s not happy about President Donald Trump’s "coercive methods" as US sets up restrictions on trade and travel

The Cuban government of Raul Castro has criticised President Donald Trump’s new restrictions on US ties to the country, saying they are "destined to fail".

17/06/2017 Saa 08:29:24
Muslims try to save Christians when Islamist terrorists storm school and kill Christian teacher

Muslims try to save Christians when Islamist terrorists storm school and kill Christian teacher

Suspected radicals from the al-Shabaab terrorist group reportedly shot dead a Christian teacher at an elementary school in northeastern Kenya. A Muslim teacher tried to save another Christian by offering to sacrifice himself for the other.

17/06/2017 Saa 07:57:27
'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

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