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.
L.E.A.F. Rwanda Ltd. to focus on establishing Kigali as a biotechnology hub in Africa
Police in Karongi District have arrested six people in connection with conducting illegal mining activities as stipulated in article 438 of the Rwanda panel code.
Egypt is trying to consolidate its relations with crucial African capitals
Hakainde Hichilema, 5 others released as prosecution dropped at last minute
Concern shifted Wednesday to the estimated 600 people still missing and thousands made homeless in Sierra Leone by deadly floods in the capital, as aid groups scrambled to coordinate a response.
’People are digging by hand’ - Goal’s country director on rescue effort in aftermath of Sierra Leone flooding
Hundreds have died as a result of mudslides and flooding in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone.
Hundreds of white supremacists carrying burning torches and chanting Nazi-era slogans rallied in Virginia on Friday night before violently clashing with counter-protesters.
The Court of Appeal of Lithuania has decided to extradite to the United States a Lithuanian scam artist identified as Evaldas Rimasauskas, who conned $123 million out of FaceBook and Google by sending fake emails.
Dubai Cares, part of the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced the launch of Dh8.9 million worth of two new programmes in Rwanda, which are set to benefit more than 18,600 young people and children.
UK sight loss charity Vision for a Nation Foundation has celebrated carrying out two million eye care screenings in Rwanda, making it the first developing country in the world to provide all its citizens with local access to affordable eye care checks.
An agreement has been struck with Kinshasa for the repatriation of the body of veteran Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, who died aged 84 in Belgium in February, his family and political party told AFP Friday.
At least two people were shot dead in Kenya during overnight protests against the election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta by opposition supporters who believe the vote was rigged, according to police and a health official.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected in Kenya, defeating veteran opposition leader and longtime rival Raila Odinga in a tense contest.
The Deputy Inspector of Police in charge of Administration and Personnel, Juvenal Marizamunda, on August 10, toured various Rwanda National Police (RNP) peacekeeping units serving under the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA), and urged them to stay focused and maintain their readiness on their mission.
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 140 mobile money services across 39 countries, accounting for over half of the 277 such mobile deployments globally, and there are now seven markets in the region – Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe – where more than 40% of adults are active mobile money users, according to the GSMA.
Sitting president Uhuru Kenyatta is ahead by a wide margin but opposition leaders repeat their claims of fraud
A Catholic church in Somaliland reopened after 30 years on July 29 but was closed a week later under pressure from the local Muslim population.