Out of Rwanda
A two-drug cocktail injected every month or two may be just as effective as a daily pill at keeping the AIDS virus under control, said a study Monday that promised relief for millions.
The Somalia-based al-Shabab is mocking President Donald Trump in a new video that calls him a “brainless billionaire” as his administration steps up military efforts against what has become the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa.
Wrapping up a four-day mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations humanitarian chief urged the world “not to forget the DRC,” and called for scaled-up relief funding to help millions of people suffering from violence, diseases, and malnutrition.
Rainbow Rare Earths Ltd on Friday said it expects to begin producing and selling its first rare earth concentrate from its project in Burundi from the fourth quarter of 2017.
Sperm bandits strike: Zimbabwean man is ’abducted, drugged and raped by three women who are part of a gang that targets travellers and sells their semen for good luck
UN says DRC is now home to one of world’s most complex humanitarian crises
A grenade attack killed 8 people and wounded 50 others in a village in Burundi’s northern Kayanza province late on Sunday, police said.
Police have shot a man and a woman dressed as Batman characters as they engaged in a sex act at an Australian nightclub.
The British prime minister has announced a multi-million pound package of support for wealth creation in east Africa.
The International Criminal Court (ICC), that organisation charged with making sure people who commit human rights abuses and genocide don’t get away with it, has lashed out at the ANC-led South African government for refusing to arrest accused war-criminal Omar al-Bashir – the dictator who slaughtered thousands of his own people and allegedly tested chemical weapons on them – when he was here for an AU summit back in 2015.
May 30, 2017 marked the launch of the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (the Madaraka Express) in Kenya.
Annual military parade parade schedule to take place on Friday abandoned for security concerns, president adviser says.
Burundi on Thursday said it has "faith" in the new UN envoy to the crisis-hit country but warned Michel Kafando against "bias" in favour of opposition groups, an accusation also levelled at his predecessors.
Three France-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs), namely Sherpa, Ibuka and Collective of Civil Parties for Rwanda, filed a compliant against, BNP Paribas, France’s largest bank, accusing it of involvement in the 1994 Rwanda genocide, local media reported on Thursday.
South Sudan government has deported three American journalists over visas issues, a spokesman for the foreign ministry said.
First Republican president Kenneth Kaunda has reminded Africa not to abandon the patriotism that its founding fathers exhibited when they stood by each other to liberate the continent from colonial bondage despite geographic locations.
It has long been believed that the smartphones in our pockets are actually making us dumber; but now there is evidence for it.
Rich countries are failing in their obligation to help Uganda support thousands of refugees fleeing death, rape and other human rights violations in South Sudan, said Amnesty International in a damning report launched ahead of a high-level donor summit in the Ugandan capital Kampala on 22-23 June.
The Zimbabwean government is reportedly repossessing farms from "unproductive land reform beneficiaries and redistributing it to land-hungry Zimbabweans".
16 persons and injured 13 on Sunday night and Monday morning, The attacks were carried out by female bombers.
President Jacob Zuma hosted his Congolese counterpart in a bilateral meeting
Investigators have widened a corruption probe into the French assets of three African ruling families, charging the daughter and son-in-law of Congo’s President Denis Sassou Nguesso.
Two police officers and three civilians were killed on Friday by al-Shabaab militants in northeastern Kenya near the porous border with Somalia.
Exchanges of heavy weapons fire erupted in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday between the army and militia fighters, and several students sitting exams were wounded in an explosion at a school, residents said.
A suicide car bomber detonated near the gate of a police station in the Somali capital Thursday, killing at least three people and wounding several others.
A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with sellers torching the hair off carcasses, butchers chopping slabs of canines and cooks frying up dishes, dispelling rumours that authorities would ban sales this year.
An 80-year-old farmer in Eastern Ghana who has 12 wives and over one hundred children, and is still exploring for more women – almost committed incest with his own daughter after proposing to her. According to reports, the aged man has within 40 years given birth to over 100 children with 12 women, all of who are married to him in a polygamous marriage.
More than a million people displaced in less than a year, thousands killed and dumped in mass graves. But no one seems to care about the displacement crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Actress and UN refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday denounced the impunity with which rape is committed in conflict zones and the mistreatment of vulnerable women and children.
A UN tribunal has agreed to review its appeals judgement against a former Rwandan minister found guilty of genocide crimes, a case blocked for months by the detention of one of the court’s top judges.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s justice minister said on Monday that his government would not admit an independent investigation into violence in its Kasai region which has been called for by a top UN human rights official.
President Edgar Lungu says Zambia yearns to learn from the achievements Rwanda has made through enhanced economic cooperation adding that there is room for the two countries to further bilateral ties for the mutual benefit of the citizenry.
Five female suicide bombers killed 12 people and wounded 11 in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, police said on Monday.
A school in Samburu West in kenya was closed indefinitely on Monday after pupils attacked their teachers with rungus, citing harassment.
Cuba’s not happy about President Donald Trump’s "coercive methods" as US sets up restrictions on trade and travel
The Cuban government of Raul Castro has criticised President Donald Trump’s new restrictions on US ties to the country, saying they are "destined to fail".
Suspected radicals from the al-Shabaab terrorist group reportedly shot dead a Christian teacher at an elementary school in northeastern Kenya. A Muslim teacher tried to save another Christian by offering to sacrifice himself for the other.
A quick-thinking male nurse in a remote part of the Democratic Republic of Congo — who had not been paid for at least a year — is one of the “little miracles” that helped prevent the latest Ebola outbreak from turning into a repeat of the deadly West Africa epidemic, according to Canada’s leading Ebola expert.
The gathering in Paris also shined the spotlight on ethical fashion and beauty brands.
Sudan has renewed its support for rebel troops as they carry out raids along the border with South Sudan, the latter’s military said Thursday.
The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) issued a statement yesterday calling for the “immediate arrest and surrender” of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi – the son of former Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi who was toppled in 2011 – following allegations he was released from the custody of the Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Brigade in Zintan, western Libya.