Hutu-Tutsi strife sparked the 1994 Rwanda genocide and decade-long civil war in Burundi.
President Paul Kagame has called on the country’s army to provide security guarantee and protect territorial integrity for building well-off society.
The Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC), has welcomed government of Malawi and Rwanda has finally signed the long awaited Extradition Treaty which will pave way for the extradition of suspected Rwandan genocide convict Vincent Murekezi who sought refuge in Malawi since 2003.
The Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (EAPCCO) Organs’ meeting started yesterday in Kigali as heads of criminal investigations departments, counter-terrorism, gender and legal met to foster cooperation to combat transnational organized crimes in the region.
Congo’s army has killed at least 16 former members of a rebel group after they re-entered the country’s east, the military’s spokesman said Thursday.
A 19-year-old Zimbabwean boy, Trymore Chibwe, has exposed a 40-year-old married woman, Memory Tete, who allegedly forces him to 10 sex sessions daily.
Congolese authorities have made a surprising U-turn after they eventually said they would carry out an investigation into video footage that appears to show elements of the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) "summarily executing civilians, including women and children."
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Thursday appointed former humanitarian worker, Hassan Ali Khaire as the country’s new prime minister.
Group was accused of being responsible for a series of murders, rapes and forced recruitment of children.
Dr Kizza Besigye and his political rival, President Yoweri museveni have finally agreed to have talks about their different political approaches in Uganda.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has described his wife Grace, an increasingly political figure, as “fireworks” in an interview marking his 93rd birthday.
This is included in the correspondence of 17 February sent to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court-ICC by the collective of lawyers defending the families of victims of crimes against humanity and other criminals in Burundi.
UN demands action as famine looms in three countries the calls for action comes day after aid agency and government officials declared famine in parts of South Sudan.
The Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday flatly rejected international calls to investigate a video purporting to show a massacre of unarmed men and women by DR Congo soldiers.
President Paul Kagame yesterday received Indian Vice-President Shri Hamid Ansari, who paid him a courtesy call at Village Urugwiro.
Facilitator Benjamin Mkapa intends to rely on the East African Community to try to unblock the situation.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was quoted as saying on Sunday that his Zanu (PF) party and the people saw no viable successor to him for general elections due in 2018.
The International Monetary Fund is backing Somalia’s plans to replace tattered currency notes that were printed before the Horn of Africa nation plunged into civil war almost three decades ago.
MOGADISHU, 20th February, 2017 — At least 34 people have been killed and about 50 injured in a car bomb blast in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
Seeking to give the Indian community in Rwanda a greater push, India will open its resident mission in the Rwandan capital Kigali, a move that will further enhance bilateral ties.
Vice President Hamid Ansari of India will soon embark on a five-day visit to Rwanda and Uganda, seeking to further boost ties with them and broaden India’s diplomatic footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Ugandan will send home at least 46,000 refugees from Burundi following a request from its government. Burundian officials maintain that the country is now safe after months of civil unrest.
Belarus and Rwanda will establish contacts in industry and agriculture, BelTA learned from the press service of Belarus’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Rwanda national carrier RwandAir has already announced its plans to launch its air services to India from the next fiscal with four flights per week to Mumbai
Former Rwanda’s state minister for mining Wednesday appeared in court where he was charged with favoritism and falsifying official documents.
A life sentence for a Rwandan-born man found guilty of genocide, murder and other crimes during the 1994 ethnic massacres in the central African country was upheld Wednesday by a Swedish appellate court.
Pomp and colour marked the ceremony that saw a couple famed for their Sh100 wedding ’re-tie’ their knot in Nairobi.
A military court in the northern Somalian town of Bosaso has sentenced seven suspected al-Shabaab Islamist militants to death on Monday.
Burundi: Further crackdown on civil society unacceptable - Amnesty International’s written statement
Item 4: Amnesty International’s written statement to the 34 th session of the UN Human Rights Council (27 February – 24 March 2017)
The Gambia’s new government has asked the United Nations to halt the process of withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) begun by the regime of former leader Yahya Jammeh.
Secessionist group is banned by the Congolese authorities.
Minister’s trip will focus on preventing sexual violence, supporting refugees and conflict prevention in the region.
Burundi will in August host the 2017 East African Community (EAC) military games and culture events, a senior Burundian army official said Monday at the launch of the first meeting to prepare those games.
Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Chief Executive Office, Madam Clare Akamanzi, has, promised to prioritize the service sector and increase the volume of the country’s exports.
Rwanda and Mozambique are looking forward to enhancing agriculture cooperation, following the visit of a Mozambican agriculture minister to the small central African country.
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo replaced President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud following an election late on Wednesday.
Around 330 lawmakers will choose the country’s next president at Mogadishu’s airport on Wednesday.
Somalia is to hold its presidential election on Wednesday after numerous delays, with ongoing security concerns and warnings of famine topping the agenda for the new administration.
Burundi on Monday marked the 26th anniversary of the adoption of the unity charter despite some worries over ethnic differences once again dividing citizens of the African nation.
Mariah Carey’s new music video sees her set fire to the actual dress she planned to wear to her wedding to James Packer.