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At Rwanda Holocaust tribute, ‘Never Again’ is a hopeful slogan

At Rwanda Holocaust tribute, ‘Never Again’ is a hopeful slogan

’They live together with the people who killed their families, and this living together is what’s building the nation’.Genocide may be ‘the same everywhere,’ but in one African nation education and grassroots justice enable victims to come to terms with the crimes perpetrated by their neighbors

15/02/2017 Saa 13:44:29
UN: Congo Welcomes Morocco’s Return to African Union

UN: Congo Welcomes Morocco’s Return to African Union

Congo on Friday welcomed Morocco’s decision to return to the African Union, its “great African family.”

9/10/2016 Saa 11:31:33
Mugabe accuses African leaders of being cowards

Mugabe accuses African leaders of being cowards

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has accused some African leaders of cowardice. The criticism comes in the wake of the African Union’s push for permanent seats on the United Nation’s Security Council.

25/09/2016 Saa 10:22:25
The world’s longest-serving president just appointed his son as VP

The world’s longest-serving president just appointed his son as VP

The President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema has promoted his son Teodorin Nguema Obiang to the position of Vice President in charge of defense and security, according to a decree read on Wednesday on state television.

23/06/2016 Saa 10:41:18
Chad President visits Rwanda ahead of AU summit

Chad President visits Rwanda ahead of AU summit

Chadian President Idriss Deby who is also the African Union (AU) Chairperson, arrived in Rwanda, Capital Kigali on Wednesday for a one-day state visit ahead of forthcoming African Union Summit.

22/06/2016 Saa 17:45:41
Rwanda: First Lady Roots for Social Entrepreneurship for Economic Transformation

Rwanda: First Lady Roots for Social Entrepreneurship for Economic Transformation

First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said social entrepreneurship can be one of Africa’s most benefiting avenues for economic transformation of the continent.

13/05/2016 Saa 11:15:35
President Paul Kagame: I did not Ask for a Third Term, My People Forced Me

President Paul Kagame: I did not Ask for a Third Term, My People Forced Me

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has revealed how he did not seek to prolong his time in office, but decided to run for a third term because his people Rwandans forced him to do so.

13/05/2016 Saa 10:06:22
Lt Gen (Rtd) Romeo Dallaire and Minister Kabarebe discuss Child Soldiers problematic

Lt Gen (Rtd) Romeo Dallaire and Minister Kabarebe discuss Child Soldiers problematic

Lt Gen (Rtd) Romeo Dallaire is in Rwanda to discuss and conclude a Memorandum of Understanding between the Dallaire Initiative Organisation and the Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) on combating the problematic of recruitment and use of Child Soldiers.

13/05/2016 Saa 09:25:46
Ten Hospital Staff Arrested over Misuse of Public Funds

Ten Hospital Staff Arrested over Misuse of Public Funds

Ten hospital staff at Kirehe, Nyanza and Nyamasheke hospitals were on May 11 arrested over misappropriation of hospital funds.

13/05/2016 Saa 08:47:50
Unilever to Invest $50 mln in Tea Factory in Rwanda

Unilever to Invest $50 mln in Tea Factory in Rwanda

May 10 Unilever Plc’s -Rwandan subsidiary plans to invest up to $50 million to set up a tea processing factory, develop two tea estates and support small-scale producers in the African country, it said on Tuesday.

11/05/2016 Saa 14:02:31
Four School Anti-crime Clubs Created in Kicukiro

Four School Anti-crime Clubs Created in Kicukiro

Four secondary schools in Kicukiro have established anti-crime clubs as part of their efforts to strengthen their internal discussions and raise awareness against crimes and abuse of drugs in particular.

11/05/2016 Saa 08:59:31
Masquerading Genocide Fugitive Arrested in Kigali

Masquerading Genocide Fugitive Arrested in Kigali

Police in Kigali have arrested a 48-year old man pretending to be a Tanzanian, wanted for his role in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

11/05/2016 Saa 08:52:26
Gakenke District: Landslide Victims were let to “go back down”

Gakenke District: Landslide Victims were let to “go back down”

Government officials, locals and other well wishers yesterday joined hands and lay to rest the 35 people who died in the landslides caused by heavy rains that happened over the weekend in Gakenke District the Northern Province of the country.

10/05/2016 Saa 09:52:42
Kigali-Rwanda: World Economic Forum to Prepare Africa for Digital World

Kigali-Rwanda: World Economic Forum to Prepare Africa for Digital World

The World Economic Forum on Africa due to open in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday will explore ways to prepare the African continent for the digital era, Elsie Kanza, Head of Africa and Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum said Monday.

10/05/2016 Saa 09:34:54
Trial of Rwandans in France: The Removal of a Magistrate Worries Civil Parties

Trial of Rwandans in France: The Removal of a Magistrate Worries Civil Parties

The civil parties in genocide trial of two former Rwandan mayors, which opens Tuesday in Paris, Monday, expressed their "deep concern" after the withdrawal of a specialized magistrate who was to support the charge.

10/05/2016 Saa 08:52:24
Rwanda wants to Destabilize Burundi with the M23, DRC Congo

Rwanda wants to Destabilize Burundi with the M23, DRC Congo

From Kinshasa, in an interview with IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks), in the week of Monday, May 2, 2016 to Friday, May 6, 2016, Mr. Lambert Mende Omalanga, spokesman of the Government of the DRC Congo, informed the international community of recruitment by Rwanda, Negative Force M23, to attack Burundi.

9/05/2016 Saa 18:16:30
Genocide Trials in Rwanda: The Curious “conscience clause “of a Magistrate

Genocide Trials in Rwanda: The Curious “conscience clause “of a Magistrate

This is a historic trial that opens Tuesday in Paris. Yet a few weeks ago, Aurelia Devos, record specialist and approached as co- General Counsel, threw in the towel.

9/05/2016 Saa 17:28:36
Rwandan Genocide: Two Suspects to be Tried in Paris over Genocide Crimes

Rwandan Genocide: Two Suspects to be Tried in Paris over Genocide Crimes

It was not until twenty years before France finally decided to try one of the actors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, refugees on its territory.

9/05/2016 Saa 17:00:16
Police in Joint Partnership to Conserve Gishwati, Mukura Forests

Police in Joint Partnership to Conserve Gishwati, Mukura Forests

Rwanda National Police (RNP)’s Environmental Protection Unit (EPU), along with several other stakeholders have joined efforts in a new drive to sensitive people living along Gishwati and Mukura forests to stop and fight illegal mining activities and other environmental degradation activities in and around the reserves.

9/05/2016 Saa 11:34:52
Rwanda's 100-day of Horror, a Modern Genocide

Rwanda’s 100-day of Horror, a Modern Genocide

At least 800,000 people were slaughtered in a 100-day orgy of violence instigated by the extremist Hutu regime in power in Rwanda in 1994.

9/05/2016 Saa 10:28:03
49 Died and Properties Destroyed after Heavy Rains Swept off Houses in Rwanda

49 Died and Properties Destroyed after Heavy Rains Swept off Houses in Rwanda

49 people are believed to have lost their lives and more than 500 houses were completely destroyed after heavy rains with landslides swept off all the houses and agricultural plantations leaving thousands homeless and others crying over famine.

9/05/2016 Saa 09:43:48
RWANDA - FRANCE: Relationship after 22 Years of Genocide, Unbiased

RWANDA - FRANCE: Relationship after 22 Years of Genocide, Unbiased

Twenty-two years after the genocide in Rwanda, the endless series of Franco-Rwandan relations do not advance.

7/05/2016 Saa 13:23:12
Rwandan Rebel Deputy Chief Transferred to DR Congo Capital, Official

Rwandan Rebel Deputy Chief Transferred to DR Congo Capital, Official

The deputy leader of Rwandan rebels blamed for atrocities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been brought to the capital following his arrest, a Congolese minister said Friday.

7/05/2016 Saa 12:40:53
26 Police Officers and other Students Complete Police Supervisory Course

26 Police Officers and other Students Complete Police Supervisory Course

A four-month Supervisory Course ended on May 6 at the National Police College (NPC) in Musanze District as Rwanda National Police (RNP) continues to upgrade the skills of its personnel in varied policing disciplines under its capacity building strategy.

7/05/2016 Saa 12:10:51
Two Arrested with Forged ‘RRA’ Labels

Two Arrested with Forged ‘RRA’ Labels

Police in Nyagatare District are holding two men who were arrested as they allegedly attempted to sneak in the country over 53, 300 forged Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) labels.

7/05/2016 Saa 11:59:47
Museveni Using Foreign Security Agents to Harass FDC Supporters, FDC’s Besigye Says

Museveni Using Foreign Security Agents to Harass FDC Supporters, FDC’s Besigye Says

Forum for Democratic Change party has revealed during their Thursday national wide protests the government is suspected to have used some security agents from outside the country to harass, shot and beat their supporters during protests.

6/05/2016 Saa 12:11:43
Thousands of Burundian Refugees' Children Join Rwanda Schools, Report

Thousands of Burundian Refugees’ Children Join Rwanda Schools, Report

Thousands of children of Burundian refugees in Rwanda have been integrated into Rwandan schools, according to the Rwanda humanitarian situation report released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

6/05/2016 Saa 10:09:56
Sacco Cashier in Muhanga Arrested over Embezzlement

Sacco Cashier in Muhanga Arrested over Embezzlement

A cashier at a savings and credit cooperative (SACCO) branch in Rugendabari Sector of Muhanga District has been arrested in connection with embezzlement of about Rwf7 million.

6/05/2016 Saa 08:57:46
Busogo Fatal Shooting Incident, Investigations Still Underway

Busogo Fatal Shooting Incident, Investigations Still Underway

KIGALI-RWANDA- Rwanda National Police (RNP) wishes to clarify an unfortunate shooting incident that occurred on Thursday morning around 7:30 am in Busogo Sector of Musanze District.

6/05/2016 Saa 08:43:18
Zambia Defence Attaché to Rwanda Presents Letter of Credentials to Hon Minister of Defence

Zambia Defence Attaché to Rwanda Presents Letter of Credentials to Hon Minister of Defence

The newly appointed Zambia Defence Attaché (DA) to Rwanda, Brig Gen G Chibangu Tuba presented her letter of credentials to Hon Minister of Defence, Gen James Kabarebe.

5/05/2016 Saa 15:05:15
AU Agrees with Rwanda to Host July's AU Summit

AU Agrees with Rwanda to Host July’s AU Summit

The African Union (AU) and Rwanda have signed an agreement over the holding of the 27th AU summit in Kigali slated for July 10-18.

4/05/2016 Saa 08:32:17
Miracles Happen: Child was Found Alive Four Days after Building Collapsed in Nairobi

Miracles Happen: Child was Found Alive Four Days after Building Collapsed in Nairobi

Rescuers find young girl in bucket wrapped in a blanket after disaster in which 23 people died.

4/05/2016 Saa 08:11:18
Kenya: Owner of Collapsed Building Arrested, Authorities Say

Kenya: Owner of Collapsed Building Arrested, Authorities Say

Authorities in Kenya have arrested the owner of a building that collapsed Friday in the capital, Nairobi, as the death toll from the accident rose to at least 21 people.

3/05/2016 Saa 17:31:49
Uganda: Lightning Strikes Dead SFC Soldier and others Admitted

Uganda: Lightning Strikes Dead SFC Soldier and others Admitted

State House: A UPDF soldier attached to Special Forces Command [SFC] has been struck dead by lightning and others are nursing wounds.

3/05/2016 Saa 15:56:26
Rwanda’s Batwa in Trouble after ‘extinction’ UN Human Rights Expert Says

Rwanda’s Batwa in Trouble after ‘extinction’ UN Human Rights Expert Says

Where are the Batwa? Are they part of Rwanda? Every Rwandan national should sit back and think about this.

3/05/2016 Saa 11:51:39
Rwanda Peace Academy Conducts Regional Course on International Humanitarian Law

Rwanda Peace Academy Conducts Regional Course on International Humanitarian Law

Twenty five military, police and civilian officers from five Eastern Africa Standby Force Member States are attending a one week training programme on International Humanitarian Law at Rwanda Peace Academy (RPA) in Musanze.

3/05/2016 Saa 09:14:37
Police Warns the Public against Fake Currency, Suspect Arrested

Police Warns the Public against Fake Currency, Suspect Arrested

Police is holding a suspect who has been arrested in Ngoma District trying to circulate fake money.

3/05/2016 Saa 09:07:33
Kenya Sets on Fire Tonnes of Ivory in Bid to Stop Poaching

Kenya Sets on Fire Tonnes of Ivory in Bid to Stop Poaching

President Kenyatta sets fires to biggest stockpile of ivory tusks ever destroyed, in statement against ivory trade.

30/04/2016 Saa 21:59:19
At Least 14 Killed in Heavy Rains in Kenyan Capital: Police Head Confirms

At Least 14 Killed in Heavy Rains in Kenyan Capital: Police Head Confirms

At least 14 people have been killed and many others injured or displaced after heavy rains pounded Kenya’s capital Nairobi Friday night, the police said Saturday.

30/04/2016 Saa 17:37:24
JKUAT Discloses Fraud Probe at Rwanda Campus

JKUAT Discloses Fraud Probe at Rwanda Campus

A director with a local public university is under investigation over fraud that saw the institution lose over Sh30 million in a land-buying scandal.

30/04/2016 Saa 17:17:56

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