Out of Rwanda
The United Nations envoy for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has expressed his concern over arbitrary arrests and detentions across the country, following civil society’s call for the holding of elections before year-end and their peaceful protests against delays in the publication of the electoral calendar.
Israel is considered one of the most important countries that import rough diamonds, and the most prominent countries that export polished diamonds.
The son of late leader of Islamic terrorist group, Al-Qaeda, Osama Bin Laden, Hamza Bin Laden, is expected to take over the terrorist organisation.
New Delhi - A baby in India was born "pregnant" with his half-formed twin in a rare case that has astonished the medical fraternity in the country.
Catholic international aid charity CAFOD has called for a peaceful election when Kenyans go to the polls next week.
Move over, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos. You are not the richest folks on earth. The real claimant to the throne, is Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, if the account of a US Financier, Bill Browder, is correct.
Women with circumcised partners are likely to experience better sex and are at lower risk of contracting HIV, say researchers.
Malawian police issued an arrest warrant for former President Joyce Banda over her alleged involvement in a scheme in which companies and individuals were paid for services that weren’t provided.
President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has barely five months to save his 17-year regime from a cataclysmic ending. According to the 31 December 2016 all-inclusive political agreement, Kabila should organise elections and hand over power.
THE US claimed yesterday it had killed a Islamist leader in the same region of Somalia where 12 Ugandan troops were attacked and killed on Sunday.
"To be a national mother (Grace Mugabe) who fails to control two children. How can we allow that? She must first deal with her two sons then think of leading a village,” says a man in a short video doing Zimbabwe’s social media rounds.
SportPesa’s entry into Uganda inched closer yesterday when President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni hosted a delegation from the gaming giants at State House, Entebbe.
Serbian coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has quit his post as the coach of Uganda’s national side citing non payment of salary for months.
Doctors at a city-based private hospital were astonished when they found hundreds of small stones in a Somalian’s kidney. They suspect the man suffers from a unique condition that causes his kidneys to produce more stones.
Credible Investigation Needed into Disappearance of Jean Bigirimana
Justin Bieber cancelled the remaining of his Purpose World tour concerts due to unforeseen circumstances. He was seen relaxing near Santa Monica beach shortly after announcing his tour cancellation.
The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 14-year-old wife from Lifari Village in the Mashegu Local Government Area of the state for allegedly killing her 40-year-old husband, Isiaka Usman.
The Archbishop of Canterbury will inaugurate the 39th province of the worldwide Anglican Communion at a service in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, on Sunday.
There were concerns Tuesday that about 40 oil exploration workers contracted by Integrated Data Services Limited (IDSL), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and members of the Civilian JTF, to search for crude oil in the Lake Chad Basin might have been killed or abducted.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he is engaging Kenyans directly, not through the media, a day after skipping the presidential debate.
A South African nine-year-old has become the world’s third child born with HIV to appear effectively cured of the disease, scientists have said.
Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has told relatives she is worried about the behaviour of her two sons, Robert Jnr 25, and Chatunga, 21, who were recently evicted for bad behaviour from the R70 000 a month flat they rented in Sandton.
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.