France has assigned magistrates to investigate allegations that banking giant BNP Paribas was complicit in the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi minority in Rwanda, a source close to the case told AFP Monday.
An alleged gold smuggler was arrested in Sri Lanka with seven gold "biscuits" and six chains concealed inside his person.
Eman Ahmed had lost more than half her 78 stone body weight after stomach-shrinking surgery in India, paid for by crowdsourcing.
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A delegation of twenty-five members from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), on September 21, visited Isange One-stop centre to acquaint themselves with the psycho-social and legal services offered at the centre to victims of gender based violence and child abuse.
Police operations on different highways connecting the countryside to the capital have arrested 12 drivers, who attempted to bribe traffic officers after they were caught in varied traffic related offences.
Official claims refugees have been killed in South Kivu province’s Walungu during rioting
Sudan People’s Liberation Army and opposition forces fight in Northern Liech near Sudanese border
JOHANNESBURG - The very existence of embattled audit firm KPMG on Monday came into question as the commissioner of the SA Revenue Services (Sars) Tom Moyane said he had recommended to the government to blacklist the firm as the fallout over Sars “Rogue unit” report ensued unabated.
In the 2017 World Happiness Report by Gallup, African countries score poorly. Of the 150 countries on the list, the Central African Republic, Tanzania and Burundi rank as the unhappiest countries in the world.
RINGWOOD students have been forging links with communities in Peru and Rwanda.
Zimbabwe’s main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has launched a court challenge against President Robert Mugabe’s recent declaration of voter registration dates, says a report.
Central African Republic president Faustin-Archange Touadera sacked his defence minister on Tuesday evening, according to a state radio broadcast, amid growing violence that threatens to spin the country out of control.
In August 2016, small but violent conflict erupted in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s south-central Kasai region.
A Police operation in Muhima Sector of Nyarugenge District, on September 11, arrested three men in connection with illegally dealing in petroleum products
The United Nations human rights chief, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, on Monday said the violence and injustice faced by the ethnic Rohingya minority in Myanmar, where U.N. rights investigators have been barred from entering, “seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.”
Four Burundi nationals were arrested at Merire area along Isiolo-Marsabit Highway Tuesday.
The postponement of the Africa-Israel Summit, is “a victory for humanitarian values and its defenders,” Hamas political bureau member, Izzat Al-Risheq, said yesterday.
Pope Francis sustained minor injuries on Sunday when he lost his balance and bumped his head against a vehicle barrier while riding in the popemobile during his visit to Cartagena, Colombia.
Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there, the spokesman of the al Qaeda-linked group told Reuters.
Zimbabwe’s controversial First Lady Grace Mugabe was at it again when she called for violence against former ruling Zanu-PF party members during a youth rally addressed by her husband in Bindura on Saturday.
Zimbabwe’s government is using money earned from diamond exports to fund its Central Intelligence Organisation, blamed for a raft of human-rights abuses as it’s helped to keep President Robert Mugabe in power since 1980, Global Witness said.
Police in Burera District has arrested Eng. Thaddée Niyonsabe, a road construction Engineer at the Base, Butaro, Kidaho road construct project (BBK), in connection with fraudulent use and destruction of company’s property.
Local administration leaders and security officials from the districts of Nyagatare and Kabale in Rwanda and Uganda, respectively, meet on September 7, and resolved to enhance cooperation against cross-border security threats for the good of the neighboring communities in the two countries.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to resign following the "sham election" on August 8.
A humanitarian crisis of near genocidal proportions is taking place in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, yet the world’s reaction is confined to mere condemnation instead of sanctions or direct intervention.
The rainy season is here. Rain is equally a source for socio-economic development as it blesses crop production and humidifying the air. However, heavy downpour can be destructive, affect the wellbeing of the people and destroys property.
A Swedish national is to face trial in September in Stockholm for his alleged role in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide.
I’m 94 years old, I fought in the Second World War and I have a serious warning about where 2017 is headed
I am an old man in the apogee of my days and that’s why I know we are on the cusp of war – if not in North Korea then somewhere else – simply because of the way we have allowed society to become. As a young man in uniform, I witnessed destruction, and I can’t stand impotently by while it happens again
Grace has returned to homeland after the South African government granted her diplomatic immunity, helping her escape prosecution over allegations of assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg.
The vice governor of Ituri province Pacifique Keta announced on Friday that the landslide in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo likely killed more than 200 people, based on estimates from the number of households submerged.
Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe claims she hit 20-year-old Gabriella Engels with an extension cord in an act of self-defence.
Kenya’s opposition coalition went to the Supreme Court late on Friday to challenge the results of a presidential election which it says was rigged.
A TEAM of volunteers arrived in Rwanda to help improve a village water supply which supports 1,200 people.
Jean Twagiramungu’s arrest in the German city of Frankfurt two years ago came more than two decades after the genocide in Rwanda, where more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus were slaughtered by extremist Hutus.
President Paul Kagame was sworn in for a third term yesterday after a landslide victory in the nation’s elections earlier this month that critics said took place amid a crackdown on his political opponents.
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday said that police have put out a "red alert" at South African borders for Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, in case she attempted to leave the country.
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest $20bn to $50bn in the US and Europe by 2025, in industries including renewable energy and petrochemicals.
The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached one million, the United Nations says, marking a grim milestone for what has become the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis.
Uganda Cranes edged Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA FC) 3-0 in a practice match played at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo in Kampala on Wednesday evening.