Kabila’s most recent move — choosing Bruno Tshibala as transition prime minister — is a perfect example of his political artfulness and cynicism
Famine in South Sudan and neighbouring countries could claim six million lives, a charity warned Friday, unless the international community immediately steps in to avert the catastrophe.
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has invited scorn from political opponents and ordinary Zimbabweans who accuse the veteran leader of misrepresenting facts by claiming that his country was second only to South Africa in terms of development on the continent.
The second intermission retreat bringing together top UN officials from South Sudan, Darfur and Abyei have resolved to put protection of civilians and fighting sexual and gender based violence at the top of their priorities.
Diane Shima Rwigara on Wednesday declared her interest to run for the Rwandan presidency, becoming the first female independent candidate in the 4th.August polls.
Kenya and Uganda have remained unmoved at positions 78th and 72nd respectively in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday.
Burundi Minister of Energy and Mining announced that petroleum products in the country will be distributed only at fuel stations and in daytime from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m,this he said yesterday. The decision was taken after a serious lack of fuel that has been observed since the last few days.
Somalia’s minister of public works and reconstruction was shot dead in Mogadishu on Wednesday, after another minister’s bodyguards wrongly suspected his vehicle of being a security threat.
A Kenyan man has won a $2 million jackpot for correctly predicting the outcome of 17 football matches—one of the biggest wins in Kenya’s sports betting history, according to reports.
Conflicting statements issued by US President Donald Trump over North Korea on Monday and Tuesday showed that the US is responding to China’s call for negotiations but is still kicking the ball to North Korea, experts said.
China Road and Bridge Cooperation(CRBC) has started an urban road upgrading project in Rwanda’s capital city Kigali, which is expected to improve the overall traffic situation in Kigali.
Forty years after the death of Mwambutsa IV, the former king of Burundi, the Swiss Federal Court has ruled that his remains can stay in Switzerland and be reburied at a local Geneva cemetery rather than be repatriated to Africa.
The intermission retreat for three United Nations missions of Darfur (UNAMID), South Sudan (UNMISS) and Abyei (UNISFA) opened yesterday at Rwanda National Police (RNP) General Headquarters in Kacyiru senior UN officials met to deliberate on various issues pertaining peace and security in the three neighbouring missions.
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to move towards a ceasefire Syria, following a "very good" phone conversation.
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Johnston Busingye, yesterday, conferred upon the rank of ‘Police Constable’ to 1883 police men police and women after completing a vigorous eight-month police basic course at Police Training School (PTS) Gishari.
“Wonderful” and “dictator” aren’t two words you usually see together.But that was the phrase Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni chose when asked how he sees his legacy after staying in power for more than three decades.
A 23-year-old North West University student has become one of the youngest on the continent to achieve PhD.
Any suspension in the elections – scheduled for December 2017 – could spark violence, warn analysts.
UNITED Nations refugee agencies have appealed to Angola to keep its borders open to accommodate thousands fleeing the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tanzania has joined its East African Community (EAC) partners— Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi— in increasing the pace in harmonisation of local product standards, ready to take advantage of the soon to be introduced Free Trading Area next December.
Twenty Eastern Black Rhinos are being prepared for translocation from South Africa to Rwanda over the space of the next two weeks according to confirmation received earlier today from both African Parks
Rwanda National Police (RNP) has warned people against illegal dealings in inflammable products, which can result into a disaster and loss of lives.
The former British prime minister says he will ’get his hands dirty’ in a bid to fight against Britain’s exit from the European Union.
President Donald Trump on Thursday reflected on his first 100 days in office with a wistful look at his life before the White House.
Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has signed a decree setting August 23 as the date for general elections, state radio reported on Wednesday.
A Zambian court refused on Wednesday to throw out treason charges against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, a case that has stoked political tension months after contested elections.
Since violence broke out between Kamwina Nsapu rebels and the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo in August 2016 at least 600 people have been killed, 216,000 displaced and U.N. investigators have discovered 40 mass graves.
Members of the Zambian Parliament, who are in Rwanda for a study tour have pledged to press for Rwandan Genocide fugitives living in Zambia to be brought to justice.
The U.S. will conduct a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile test Wednesday, according to an announcement from the Air Force.
Two videos of the killing were viewed hundreds of thousands of times before being removed by the social network 24 hours later.
A Silicon Valley “flying car” startup, Kitty Hawk, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video Monday of its airborne prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a “personal flying machine” this year.
At least 27 persons were killed on Tuesday in Kenya when an oil tanker collided with a bus on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway, authorities said.
As Chelsea and Victor Moses edge closer to the Premier League, we profile the top five African talents who have already clinched the title with the Londoners.
The United Nations said on Monday it was horrified by a video screened by the government of Democratic Republic of Congo that appeared to show the brutal killing of two U.N. investigators.
Programs beginning next year in Ghana, Malawi and Kenya will test the vaccine’s effectiveness in children. The trial was announced ahead of World Malaria Day
Dr. Binagwaho who served as Rwandan minister of health for five years from May 2011 until July 2016 has been appointed Vice Chancellor University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) Rwanda.
Two drivers have been arrested in Rulindo District for allegedly attempting to bribe police officers after they were caught in unlawful acts.
Zambia’s main opposition party, whose leader has been arrested and charged with treason, accused the government on Monday of trying to frame it for arson as an excuse for greater political suppression.
President Museveni has urged African leaders to stop what he described as ideological meandering and thoroughly discuss and distill positions which can help their people transform and develop using their natural resources.
Man risks life to protect Congo’s wildlife