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France assigns magistrates to BNP Rwanda lawsuit

France assigns magistrates to BNP Rwanda lawsuit

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.

25/09/2017 Saa 13:28:04
Man caught with kilo of gold hidden in rectum at Sri Lanka airport

Man caught with kilo of gold hidden in rectum at Sri Lanka airport

An alleged gold smuggler was arrested in Sri Lanka with seven gold "biscuits" and six chains concealed inside his person.

25/09/2017 Saa 13:07:54
'World's heaviest' woman Eman Ahmed dies in Abu Dhabi, aged 37

’World’s heaviest’ woman Eman Ahmed dies in Abu Dhabi, aged 37

Eman Ahmed had lost more than half her 78 stone body weight after stomach-shrinking surgery in India, paid for by crowdsourcing.

25/09/2017 Saa 12:48:00
Did you know? Heart disease has no age

Did you know? Heart disease has no age

How much do you really know about the things that can go wrong with your heart throughout the course of your life?

22/09/2017 Saa 07:25:41
UNHCR officials commend Isange one stop center services

UNHCR officials commend Isange one stop center services

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.

22/09/2017 Saa 06:08:16
12 drivers arrested over bribery

12 drivers arrested over bribery

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.

22/09/2017 Saa 05:57:41
Army kills over 30 Burundian refugees in DRC

Army kills over 30 Burundian refugees in DRC

Official claims refugees have been killed in South Kivu province’s Walungu during rioting

19/09/2017 Saa 10:13:40
South Sudan clashes leave 16 dead

South Sudan clashes leave 16 dead

Sudan People’s Liberation Army and opposition forces fight in Northern Liech near Sudanese border

19/09/2017 Saa 10:00:10
KPMG's future in SA is questioned by Sars boss

KPMG’s future in SA is questioned by Sars boss

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.

19/09/2017 Saa 06:48:49
Philanthropists join forces to fund Africa's cash-strapped health sector

Philanthropists join forces to fund Africa’s cash-strapped health sector

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.

19/09/2017 Saa 06:37:09
Students forge links in Rwanda and Peru

Students forge links in Rwanda and Peru

RINGWOOD students have been forging links with communities in Peru and Rwanda.

19/09/2017 Saa 04:21:07
Opposition 'takes Mugabe to court' – report

Opposition ’takes Mugabe to court’ – report

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.

13/09/2017 Saa 13:45:16
CAR defense minister sacked amid growing violence

CAR defense minister sacked amid growing violence

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.

13/09/2017 Saa 05:32:53
Congo's Vicious Kasai War Could Reignite The Great Congo War

Congo’s Vicious Kasai War Could Reignite The Great Congo War

In August 2016, small but violent conflict erupted in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s south-central Kasai region.

13/09/2017 Saa 05:14:52
Three arrested over illegal trade in petroleum products

Three arrested over illegal trade in petroleum products

A Police operation in Muhima Sector of Nyarugenge District, on September 11, arrested three men in connection with illegally dealing in petroleum products

13/09/2017 Saa 04:52:30
Rohingya in Myanmar, 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing': UN human rights chief

Rohingya in Myanmar, ’textbook example of ethnic cleansing’: UN human rights chief

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.”

12/09/2017 Saa 10:03:02
Burundi nationals heading to join al Shabaab arrested in Kenya

Burundi nationals heading to join al Shabaab arrested in Kenya

Four Burundi nationals were arrested at Merire area along Isiolo-Marsabit Highway Tuesday.

12/09/2017 Saa 09:35:08
Togo’s summit cancellation is “victory to African struggle,” says Hamas leader

Togo’s summit cancellation is “victory to African struggle,” says Hamas leader

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.

12/09/2017 Saa 04:26:24
Pope injured in Colombia

Pope injured in Colombia

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.

11/09/2017 Saa 08:22:16
Al Shabaab storms Somali border town, kills at least 10 military

Al Shabaab storms Somali border town, kills at least 10 military

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.

11/09/2017 Saa 06:04:13
Grace Mugabe at it again...

Grace Mugabe at it again...

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.

11/09/2017 Saa 05:17:06
Diamonds are funding Zim's political oppression - Global Witness

Diamonds are funding Zim’s political oppression - Global Witness

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.

11/09/2017 Saa 04:47:03
Road construction engineer arrested over fraud and ghost employee

Road construction engineer arrested over fraud and ghost employee

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.

11/09/2017 Saa 04:20:55
Uganda and Rwanda Police, local leaders discuss border security

Uganda and Rwanda Police, local leaders discuss border security

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.

9/09/2017 Saa 04:11:39
Just resign, Raila tells Uhuru, claims IEBC officials in danger

Just resign, Raila tells Uhuru, claims IEBC officials in danger

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to resign following the "sham election" on August 8.

8/09/2017 Saa 07:31:19
Geopolitics allows Myanmar to cover up Rohingya massacre

Geopolitics allows Myanmar to cover up Rohingya massacre

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.

8/09/2017 Saa 05:50:02
Preventing disasters: Public urged to take precaution

Preventing disasters: Public urged to take precaution

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.

8/09/2017 Saa 04:52:30
Rwanda genocide suspect to face trial in Stockholm

Rwanda genocide suspect to face trial in Stockholm

A Swedish national is to face trial in September in Stockholm for his alleged role in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide.

7/09/2017 Saa 13:10:28
I'm 94 years old, I fought in the Second World War and I have a serious warning about where 2017 is headed

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

7/09/2017 Saa 09:44:01
Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to homeland

Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to homeland

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.

21/08/2017 Saa 07:27:39
Congo Landslide Death Toll Likely to Rise over 200

Congo Landslide Death Toll Likely to Rise over 200

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.

19/08/2017 Saa 08:16:53
I hit her to protect myself - Grace Mugabe

I hit her to protect myself - Grace Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe claims she hit 20-year-old Gabriella Engels with an extension cord in an act of self-defence.

19/08/2017 Saa 07:36:43
Kenyan Opposition Files Petition to Overturn Election Result at the Supreme Court

Kenyan Opposition Files Petition to Overturn Election Result at the Supreme Court

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.

19/08/2017 Saa 06:49:31
Overseas Aid team head off to Rwanda

Overseas Aid team head off to Rwanda

A TEAM of volunteers arrived in Rwanda to help improve a village water supply which supports 1,200 people.

19/08/2017 Saa 06:19:35
RWANDA GENOCIDE SUSPECT EXTRADITED FROM GERMANY

RWANDA GENOCIDE SUSPECT EXTRADITED FROM GERMANY

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.

19/08/2017 Saa 06:14:45
Paul Kagame takes oath of office for third term

Paul Kagame takes oath of office for third term

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.

19/08/2017 Saa 05:59:34
'Red alert' for Grace Mugabe at SA borders - Minister

’Red alert’ for Grace Mugabe at SA borders - Minister

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.

17/08/2017 Saa 10:31:24
Africa's richest man to invest up to $50bn in US, Europe

Africa’s richest man to invest up to $50bn in US, Europe

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.

17/08/2017 Saa 06:12:04
South Sudanese refugees in Uganda now number 1 million: UN

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda now number 1 million: UN

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.

17/08/2017 Saa 05:57:14
Uganda Cranes In Confidence Building Victory Over KCCA Ahead Of Rwanda Return Leg

Uganda Cranes In Confidence Building Victory Over KCCA Ahead Of Rwanda Return Leg

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.

17/08/2017 Saa 05:23:20

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