Out of Rwanda
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is concerned about Antediteste Niragira, a Burundian reporter for German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle, who went missing after calling his wife two days ago to say he was crossing the land border between Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
“What we want to do as a Jewish community is educate the world about the Rwandan genocide, just like we want to educate the world about the Holocaust.”
African countries, including Rwanda, Uganda, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria, have heightened surveillance measures at borders following an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo).
Uganda’s deputy speaker of parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has called on the European Union to assist African countries deal with the ever-rising problems of youth unemployment and underemployment.
Rebels from an outlawed political-religious group attacked Kinshasa’s central prison yesterday , breaking out their leader and about 50 other prisoners, the Congolese government said.
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is working towards allowing all African citizens to enter the country without visas – but at first “trusted travellers” like diplomats, officials, academics, business people and students will be the only ones to benefit.
Human Rights Watch says Ugandan soldiers in Central African Republic have sexually exploited or abused at least 13 women and girls since 2015, including at least one rape.
Sources close to the First Family have reportedly told Zimbabwe’s Independent weekly newspaper that the 93-year-old president now has "worsening health problems" and his wife Grace is getting worried.
Witnesses say sustained gunfire has been heard in Abidjan and Bouake as the military tries to end a four-day army mutiny over pay. Falling cocoa prices have had a detrimental affect on the country’s finances.
The UN’s health agency has confirmed a second case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo after an outbreak this week of 17 other suspected cases.
Drugged child soldiers involved in attacks by Christian militias on Muslims in Central African Republic
Christian militias killed as many as 30 civilians over the weekend in escalating violence on the Central African Republic border with Congo.
The Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat underlined the need to redouble efforts in support of Somalia to allow the administration of H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to overcome the many challenges facing the country.
Five Kenyans are among 72 people who have been deported from the US over immigration issues.
The troubled government of the Democratic Republic of Congo is pouring millions of dollars into a new Washington lobbying campaign featuring prominent Republicans.
Chinese and Burundian leaders on Thursday pledged to dovetail the two countries’ development strategies and deepen their cooperation, with a focus on areas such as agriculture and infrastructure.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping and newly-elected South Korean president Moon Jae-In agreed Thursday (May 11) that denuclearising North Korea is a "common goal" between the two neighbours, Moon’s office said.
President Donald Trump has "terminated" FBI director James Comey with the top US law enforcement official ousted while he was speaking to agents.
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Rebels of the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR) have killed three people including two soldiers in northeastern DRC, a military source said Monday.
Emmanuel Macron emerged from one of the most brutal and eventful election campaigns in recent European history as France’s next president. This was a campaign in which France’s domestic security, in the shadow of repeated terror attacks, was never far from the centre of broader debates about France’s future.
An American soldier was shot dead and two others wounded in Somalia during a joint operation with Somali forces against Shabaab militants, the US military said Friday.
Kabila’s most recent move — choosing Bruno Tshibala as transition prime minister — is a perfect example of his political artfulness and cynicism
Famine in South Sudan and neighbouring countries could claim six million lives, a charity warned Friday, unless the international community immediately steps in to avert the catastrophe.
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has invited scorn from political opponents and ordinary Zimbabweans who accuse the veteran leader of misrepresenting facts by claiming that his country was second only to South Africa in terms of development on the continent.
Diane Shima Rwigara on Wednesday declared her interest to run for the Rwandan presidency, becoming the first female independent candidate in the 4th.August polls.
Kenya and Uganda have remained unmoved at positions 78th and 72nd respectively in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday.
Burundi Minister of Energy and Mining announced that petroleum products in the country will be distributed only at fuel stations and in daytime from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m,this he said yesterday. The decision was taken after a serious lack of fuel that has been observed since the last few days.
Somalia’s minister of public works and reconstruction was shot dead in Mogadishu on Wednesday, after another minister’s bodyguards wrongly suspected his vehicle of being a security threat.
A Kenyan man has won a $2 million jackpot for correctly predicting the outcome of 17 football matches—one of the biggest wins in Kenya’s sports betting history, according to reports.
Forty years after the death of Mwambutsa IV, the former king of Burundi, the Swiss Federal Court has ruled that his remains can stay in Switzerland and be reburied at a local Geneva cemetery rather than be repatriated to Africa.
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to move towards a ceasefire Syria, following a "very good" phone conversation.
“Wonderful” and “dictator” aren’t two words you usually see together.But that was the phrase Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni chose when asked how he sees his legacy after staying in power for more than three decades.
A 23-year-old North West University student has become one of the youngest on the continent to achieve PhD.
Any suspension in the elections – scheduled for December 2017 – could spark violence, warn analysts.
UNITED Nations refugee agencies have appealed to Angola to keep its borders open to accommodate thousands fleeing the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tanzania has joined its East African Community (EAC) partners— Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi— in increasing the pace in harmonisation of local product standards, ready to take advantage of the soon to be introduced Free Trading Area next December.
The former British prime minister says he will ’get his hands dirty’ in a bid to fight against Britain’s exit from the European Union.
President Donald Trump on Thursday reflected on his first 100 days in office with a wistful look at his life before the White House.