Out of Rwanda
To support the continued expansion of its sub-Saharan African portfolio, Hilton has committed $50m over the next five years towards the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative.
Germany launched a two-year study Thursday to determine the origins of more than 1,000 human skulls, mostly from Rwanda, brought to Europe during the colonial era for racial "scientific" research.
The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals launched an online multimedia exhibition giving insights into the suffering of children during the former Yugoslav wars and the Rwanda genocide.
Nonviolence can be a safe, effective and lasting way to defeat injustice, but like any other science it takes knowledge, courage and determination.
It is frightening to know how many things and habits can increase your cancer risk – things you’re exposed to on a daily basis.
AT least three people have died from cholera in western Uganda amid a shortage of medicines.
Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly drawn criticism from health and political activists after she allegedly donated used underwear to Zanu-PF party supporters in the eastern border city of Mutare.
Clashes have pitted an armed group previously known for migrant smuggling against the Operations Room to combat the Islamic State
Man is jailed for having sex with a DONKEY after witch doctor told him it would make him a stronger man
A South African man has been jailed for having sex with a donkey after a witch doctor told him it would make him stronger.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday accused unnamed officials of his own party of trying to push him into retiring and likened them to the biblical betrayer Judas.
An Italian woman has married herself in a ceremony complete with white dress, three-layer wedding cake, bridesmaids and 70 guests.
He told her that he would “teach her how to kiss.”
Earlier today, the Fraser Institute published the 21st edition of its annual Economic Freedom of the World (EFW) report. The Canadian think-tank uses 42 data points across five different areas (size of government, legal/property rights, sound money, freedom to trade internationally and regulation) to rank the economic freedom of 159 countries and territories.
Police were forced to fire tear gas to disperse NASA and Jubilee supporters after they clashed outside IEBC’s Anniversary Towers offices on Tuesday.
On Sunday, President Trump issued a presidential proclamation banning or restricting travel from eight countries — adding Chad, Venezuela and North Korea to the original list of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen.
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) announced on 25 September that its Ugandan contingent had received 19 new combat vehicles from the United States and released photographs showing ACMAT Bastion armoured personnel carriers (APCs) branded as Mack products.
Lying on a well-worn mattress strapped onto a bicycle overloaded with household items, and pushed hastily by his older siblings, the little boy was fast asleep. He was exhausted from a punishing trek that families are forced to take to escape persistent tensions in several towns and villages in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC’s) conflict-hit Kasai region.
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.
An alleged gold smuggler was arrested in Sri Lanka with seven gold "biscuits" and six chains concealed inside his person.
Eman Ahmed had lost more than half her 78 stone body weight after stomach-shrinking surgery in India, paid for by crowdsourcing.
Official claims refugees have been killed in South Kivu province’s Walungu during rioting
Sudan People’s Liberation Army and opposition forces fight in Northern Liech near Sudanese border
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.
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.
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.
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.
In August 2016, small but violent conflict erupted in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s south-central Kasai region.
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.”
Four Burundi nationals were arrested at Merire area along Isiolo-Marsabit Highway Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.