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.
Rwanda is working to raise public awareness on human trafficking that has become "a serious threat" to the African country, a minister said Monday.
The Rwanda National Police wishes to provide details regarding the circumstances under which police officers were dismissed.
It has been revealed that in order to keep President Donald Trump and his family safe, the secret service uses secret code word for their activities.
Political leaders from Germany and East Africa are set to attend the second German-African Economic Summit in Nairobi this week. But how friendly or cordial are Berlin’s ties with Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania?
The men were accused of spying for Somalia’s Western-backed government, the US and neighbouring Kenya.
The Annual Conference of the African Union(AU) which ended in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital Wednesday, February 1, had not only harsh words for the International Criminal Court but a disturbing message that spells imminent doom for the United Nations (UN) establishment.
President Donald Trump’s temporary immigration ban faced on Monday the first of several crucial legal hurdles that could determine whether he can push through the most controversial and far reaching policy of his first two weeks in office.
Rwanda has achieved some of the most dramatic gains in health and poverty-reduction in the world.
The state-of-the-art facility capable of dismantling and recycling end-of-life electronic and electrical equipment will be the first such facility in Rwanda.
Rwanda has intensified efforts to ensure proper utilization of wetlands in a bid to help the country fight disastrous effects of climate change.
A 24-year-old Ugandan national was allegedly killed by a person hailing from Himachal Pradesh, in Kothanur, during the early hours of Thursday morning.
The King of Morocco, His Majesty King Mohammed VI, on Wednesday started his two-day visit to South Sudan aimed at consolidating bilateral relations and economic ties between the two countries.
It’s official: A 3-billion-year-old "lost continent" lurks beneath the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, new research confirms.
Kwoyelo faces 93 counts including murder, rape, recruitment of children as soldiers and other crimes against humanity.
Today, Heads of State from across Africa endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunization, also known as the Ministerial Declaration on Universal Access to Immunization, a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in Africa - regardless of who they are or where they live - receives the full benefits of immunization. The endorsement was issued during the 28th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The African Union made headlines Tuesday for purportedly agreeing to mass withdrawal from the International Criminal Court. The reality is more complex.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has handed over 128 suspected rebels to Burundian authorities, the Burundian justice minister said.