Out of Rwanda
Already a best-selling author and a qualified lawyer Barack Obama has many potential career options ahead, and is still only 55.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma ran the African Union for four years. Now she wants to succeed her ex-husband as president of South Africa
A teenage girl has been charged after allegedly holding down a 19-year-old man at knifepoint and raping him.
Nearly 1,000 holidaymakers are flying home from The Gambia due to security concerns over the worsening political situation in the country.
Members of the Burundi ruling party’s youth league, the Imbonerakure, have brutally killed, tortured, and severely beaten scores of people across the country in recent months, Human Rights Watch said today.
A special envoy of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday met with Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza and requested Burundi’s support for the post of African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security.
The Rwandan government recently announced that up to 20 French officials could face trial for responsibility in the Rwandan genocide of 1994.
Key organiser of Rwanda’s genocide could be freed from his 35-year sentence unless the Turkish government releases a judge allocated to hear his appeal case at an international criminal tribunal.
Mohamed Aboutrika, has been added to the Egypt’s terror list for his alleged links with the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
The United Nations should intervene in Myanmar’s Rakhine State to stop further escalation of violence against Rohingya Muslims and avoid another genocide like in Cambodia and Rwanda, said the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s special envoy to Myanmar.
Outgoing United States President Barack Obama has extended sanctions against Zimbabwe by at least another year, a report said on Sunday.
Johannesburg - The young Burundian woman who is at the centre of claims that she was "smuggled" into the country by defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula in a state-owned jet has spoken out about how the incident was part of her plan to flee from her abusive father.
Some Maritimers who just concluded a 10-day tour in Rwanda say they’ve seen firsthand how the goodwill of Canadian farmers is helping to feed thousands of people in that country and improve their hygiene.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s promotion of his eldest son as a special presidential adviser is a further indicator that Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who has attended many prestigious colleges including Sandhurst and Fort Leavenworth in the US, is being groomed for the top seat.
President calls Gambians to wait for a Supreme Court ruling to determine the credibility of last month’s election.
Rwanda is inviting more foreign direct investment (FDI) from India to boost the country’s growth, following the signing of bilateral cooperation between the two countries at the sidelines of the 8th Vibrant Gujarat Summit, a global business forum in India.
TWO days of consecutive snow at a European town has sparked warnings of the end of the world, following an apocalyptic prophecy from the ‘Italian Nostradamus’.
US spy chiefs have informed Donald Trump that Russian operatives claim to possess deeply compromising personal and financial information about him, US media reported Tuesday on the eve of the president-elect’s first press conference.
It’s good to be home.
Confirmed Report from former Director General of External Security of Uganda David Pulkol that big trucks full of UPDF troops has entered South Sudan, twenty trucks by Elgu to Nimule, and eighteen trucks via Ajumani to Kajokeji.
Somali Islamist group al Shabaab shot two men and a teenager in southern Somalia on Tuesday, saying one of the men and the 15-year-old had been seen having gay sex, while the other man was found guilty of spying, a senior al Shabaab official said.
Kenya’s Senate passed contentious amendments to the nation’s election laws that the opposition says could aid the ruling party rig a ballot to be held in August.
A group of Ugandan lawmakers have sent a petition to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to ask for an investigation into possible atrocities by security forces when they clashed with a tribal militia late last year.
An international rights organisation has called for France to take over diplomatic efforts to ensure Burundi’s crisis is not forgotten and that the worst does not occur in the East African nation
Kabila and his siblings have assembled an international business network stretching across at least 70 companies
Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is unlikely to abide by the terms of an agreement that aims to end his fifteen-year rule and ensure the DRC’s first-ever democratic transition of power, said J. Peter Pham, director of the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center.
Beijing, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Keeping up with a diplomatic tradition, China’’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit January 7 through 12 five African countries, Madagascar, Zambia, Tanzania, Republic of Congo and Nigeria, to start his country’’s 2017 foreign policy.
Iteka League was one of the remaining organisations capable of carrying out reliable investigations into abuses.
The United Nations has strongly condemned the assassination of the Burundian Minister of Water, Environment and Planning, Emmanuel Niyonkuru, on the first of January.
Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has said he would consider running for the presidency again in 2020 if the people asked him to or if an amendment to the constitution allows him to.
Talks between the ruling party and the opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo aimed at getting President Joseph Kabila to stand down faltered as the authorities boosted security in the capital, Kinshasa, to head off potential unrest.
At least 15 Boko Haram fighters were killed in Borno on Friday as Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole and Boko Haram terrorists engaged in prolonged fierce battle in Borno State.
Five decades after it won independence from Britain, Kenya’s colonial past continues to threaten its ability to pursue its own climate agenda.UK defence planners say Kenya must deal with pollution from army manoeuvres
There are fears of a new civil war with this year’s sharp rise in hostilities. More than 15,000 people have fled to government-run camps, relatives’ homes or across the border to Malawi and Zimbabwe.
The Zimbabwean embassy in China has reportedly denied reports that Zimbabwe exported a variety of wild animals to settle a Democratic Republic of Congo debt.
Floods triggered by heavy rains and a river bursting its banks have killed at least 50 people and left thousands homeless in the southwest Democratic Republic of Congo.
U.S. President Barack Obama called his successor Donald Trump Wednesday in what was described as a positive conversation, as tension over Israel and transition started to build.
A WOMAN has been beheaded by a gang of armed men in Afghanistan for entering a city to go shopping - without her husband.
Congolese politicians have agreed in principle to a deal under which President Joseph Kabila leaves office by the end of 2017, opposition leaders said on Friday, an unexpected breakthrough after dozens died in anti-government protests this week.
Egypt confirms Security Council resolution against Israeli settlement activity was withdrawn after Trump called Sisi.