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Djibouti President Visits Rwanda to Cement Bilateral Ties

Djibouti President Visits Rwanda to Cement Bilateral Ties

Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh has concluded his two-day state visit to Rwanda with a stance on strong bilateral relations between the two countries.

6/03/2016 Saa 13:51:42
Uganda's Go Forward leader of Opposition and former PM Amama Mbabazi Fronts 60 Lawyers For Petition

Uganda’s Go Forward leader of Opposition and former PM Amama Mbabazi Fronts 60 Lawyers For Petition

All set. The former prime minister’s team will be lead by Mr John Mary Mugisha who pushed for the expulsion of four NRM MPs out of Parliament.

6/03/2016 Saa 13:15:56
Rwanda Targets 70 pct Planned Rural Settlements by 2018

Rwanda Targets 70 pct Planned Rural Settlements by 2018

In a bid to fast track social and economic transformation of the country, the government of Rwanda seeks to achieve 70 percent of planned rural settlements within the next two years.

5/03/2016 Saa 11:03:23
We Undoubtedly Won the Elections, Reveals Uganda's Opposition Leader Col. Besigye

We Undoubtedly Won the Elections, Reveals Uganda’s Opposition Leader Col. Besigye

After the 2011 elections, all political parties (including NRM) concurred that electoral and political reforms were necessary in order to have free and fair elections in 2016.

5/03/2016 Saa 00:03:07
El Nino-induced Drought Leaves 300,000 People in Swaziland in need of Aid: UN

El Nino-induced Drought Leaves 300,000 People in Swaziland in need of Aid: UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that an El Nino-induced drought in Swaziland has left at least 300,000 people, a third of the nation’s population, in dire need of humanitarian assistance, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters Friday.

4/03/2016 Saa 19:30:08
Benin Sets Record, 33 Candidates Vying for Presidency

Benin Sets Record, 33 Candidates Vying for Presidency

Benin goes to the polls Sunday to choose a new president, and the ballot is long a record 33 candidates. Incumbent Thomas Boni Yayi is stepping down after serving his maximum of two terms.

4/03/2016 Saa 15:46:15
Somalia's al-Shabab Journalist Hassan Hanafi Sentenced to Death

Somalia’s al-Shabab Journalist Hassan Hanafi Sentenced to Death

A Somali military court has sentenced to death a former journalist who helped al-Shabab kill five fellow reporters.

4/03/2016 Saa 15:04:17
Netherlands Giveaway Wildlife Deal of Re-introduction Black Rhinos to Rwanda’s Akagera

Netherlands Giveaway Wildlife Deal of Re-introduction Black Rhinos to Rwanda’s Akagera

It seems a done deal now for Eastern Black rhinos to return to Rwanda, after the Rwanda Development Board and African Parks, AP manages Akagera under a joint venture agreement - partnered with the Dutch government to start the process of relocating several rhinos as a breeding stock into the park.

4/03/2016 Saa 12:03:50
Family of 7 drowns in Lake Victoria

Family of 7 drowns in Lake Victoria

Misungwi. A family of seven has drowned in Lake Victoria after a boat they were travelling in capsized near Lubili village in the district.

4/03/2016 Saa 09:58:20
Ingabire Case Halted as Rwanda Ditches African Court Protocol

Ingabire Case Halted as Rwanda Ditches African Court Protocol

Arusha.Hearing on a case in which the jailed opposition politician Victorie Ingabire is challenging her country’s Judiciary at the African Court has been halted after Rwanda ditched the judicial body’s protocol that allows individiual and NGOs top file cases there.

4/03/2016 Saa 08:35:20
South African Athlete Pistorius Denied Bid to Appeal

South African Athlete Pistorius Denied Bid to Appeal

South Africa’s top court has rejected Olympian Oscar Pistorius’ right to last attempt to appeal against his conviction for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

3/03/2016 Saa 23:18:54
Rwanda Military, Rotary Club India Offer Free Surgeries

Rwanda Military, Rotary Club India Offer Free Surgeries

At least 300 patients will receive free surgery courtesy of the medical outreach programme sponsored by the Rwanda Military Hospital and Rotary Club India.

3/03/2016 Saa 21:51:36
DR Congo Agrees to Handover Genocide Suspect to Rwanda

DR Congo Agrees to Handover Genocide Suspect to Rwanda

Democratic Republic of Congo will handover a suspect in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, Congo’s justice minister said on Thursday, retreating from an earlier demand that Rwanda first respond to Congo’s own extradition requests.

3/03/2016 Saa 21:44:03
Kenyan Student Wins EAC essay Competition as Rwanda’s Iteka Greta comes Third

Kenyan Student Wins EAC essay Competition as Rwanda’s Iteka Greta comes Third

A Tanzanian student Simon Sabaya Nolel from Nzumbe SS in Tanzania emerged first with a cash prize of US$ 1500 in an EAC essay writing competition among the five east African states.

3/03/2016 Saa 16:51:47
Worry No More, Poultry Farmer to Save Rwanda from Costs of Importing Eggs

Worry No More, Poultry Farmer to Save Rwanda from Costs of Importing Eggs

A local poultry farm, Abusol Ltd Rwanda, could soon put to an end the massive importation of eggs by the Rwandan business society.

3/03/2016 Saa 14:21:36
Hungry Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender to Nigerian Army

Hungry Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender to Nigerian Army

Military officers and a self-defense fighter say dozens of emaciated Boko Haram fighters begging for food have surrendered to soldiers in Nigeria.

3/03/2016 Saa 11:58:07
Rwanda Prosecutors Demand 22 Years in Jail in Sedition Trial

Rwanda Prosecutors Demand 22 Years in Jail in Sedition Trial

Rwandan prosecution lawyers called for 22-year jail sentences Wednesday against two senior military figures on trial for inciting rebellion against the central African nation’s strongman, President Paul Kagame.

3/03/2016 Saa 11:34:46
E.A Considers Big Car Brand Plant, Burundian Picked SG

E.A Considers Big Car Brand Plant, Burundian Picked SG

Arusha, Foreign-manufactured motor vehicles, mostly used in Tanzania and East Africa, may be compelled to set up assembling plants in the region as leaders mull reducing importation of cars from overseas.

3/03/2016 Saa 11:07:20
6 Militants Killed by Security Officers in Central Somalia

6 Militants Killed by Security Officers in Central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Security forces killed six Al-Shabaab militants and five others injured at Ceel-Cade neighborhoods near Haradhere town in Mudug region of central Somalia.

2/03/2016 Saa 18:24:29
Tanzania, Uganda Set to Implement Joint Oil Pipeline Project

Tanzania, Uganda Set to Implement Joint Oil Pipeline Project

The government of Tanzania and Uganda agreed to jointly implement a 1,120-kilometre oil pipeline project on Tuesday aimed at benefiting the two east African countries.

2/03/2016 Saa 18:02:19
RDF Deploys its Peacekeepers in Central Africa Republic

RDF Deploys its Peacekeepers in Central Africa Republic

Rwanda Defence Force has started Relief in Place operation for Rwanda Battalion (Rwanbatt2) deployed in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Central Africa Republic (MINUSCA).

2/03/2016 Saa 11:05:58
Museveni Deploys his 40 Powerful Lawyers to Supreme Court Battle over his Election Forged Victory

Museveni Deploys his 40 Powerful Lawyers to Supreme Court Battle over his Election Forged Victory

President Museveni has prepared a team of 40 eminent lawyers in Kampala who are expected to defend his election victory at the Supreme Court,

2/03/2016 Saa 10:06:02
Rwanda stand draws in crowds at the Los Angeles Travel and Adventure show

Rwanda stand draws in crowds at the Los Angeles Travel and Adventure show

The 13th edition of the Los Angeles-based Travel and Adventure show brought large numbers of people to the stand of Rwanda.

2/03/2016 Saa 07:10:35
Second DASSO intake complete training

Second DASSO intake complete training

The second intake of 433 members of District Administration Security Service Organ (DASSO) including 100 females, on March 1, completed a three-month basic training at the Police Training School (PTS) Gishari in Rwamagana District.

2/03/2016 Saa 06:57:55
Uganda’s NBS TV Journalist Remmy Bahati Arrested

Uganda’s NBS TV Journalist Remmy Bahati Arrested

NBS television journalist Remmy Bahati has been arrested outside FDC candidate, Kizza Besigye’s home in Kasangati.

1/03/2016 Saa 16:57:04
There was a Secret Behind Habyarimana's Project to Eliminate Opponents, Confirms French Officer

There was a Secret Behind Habyarimana’s Project to Eliminate Opponents, Confirms French Officer

A French military advisory to the government of Juvenal Habyarimana has given yet more light into a campaign in which several government critics died under mysterious circumstances.

1/03/2016 Saa 12:22:02
Bomb Threats Hit Kampala as it Turns Letter to Museveni

Bomb Threats Hit Kampala as it Turns Letter to Museveni

A bomb scare shook downtown Kampala Tuesday morning sending city dwellers into a panic.

1/03/2016 Saa 11:52:04
Rwanda: Water is Still a Stumbling Block in Most Parts of the Country

Rwanda: Water is Still a Stumbling Block in Most Parts of the Country

As the common saying goes, “Water is Life” “No water, No life” that means the government should do all it takes to bring enough water closer to people more than it has done in developing other sectors because water comes as a first priority in most families, schools, churches business centers among others.

1/03/2016 Saa 11:23:51
U.S Business Delegation Lauds Rwanda's Business Opportunities

U.S Business Delegation Lauds Rwanda’s Business Opportunities

President Paul Kagame yesterday met with a delegation of business leaders under the umbrella body, Gen Next.

1/03/2016 Saa 09:49:02
13 Civilians Hacked to Death in DRC

13 Civilians Hacked to Death in DRC

Suspected Ugandan rebels killed 13 civilians in an overnight raid on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the army has said.

29/02/2016 Saa 22:13:59
3 Bodies Found in 1 Grave in Violence-hit Burundi

3 Bodies Found in 1 Grave in Violence-hit Burundi

BUJUMBURA, Burundi, Burundian authorities have discovered three bodies in a single grave in the capital, heightening concerns about the existence of mass graves in the violence-plagued country.

29/02/2016 Saa 22:11:35
Rwanda Targets to end Underemployment among the Population

Rwanda Targets to end Underemployment among the Population

The World Bank Country Office yesterday released the Rwanda Economic Update (REU) that makes an interesting SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) analysis.

29/02/2016 Saa 11:36:12
At Least 30 Dead in Baidoa, Somalia Bombings, Governor

At Least 30 Dead in Baidoa, Somalia Bombings, Governor

At least 30 people have been killed in twin bomb attacks claimed by Shebab Islamists in the Somali city of Baidoa, the regional governor said Monday.

29/02/2016 Saa 10:40:15
Army Reopens Boko Haram-hit Roads in NE Nigerian State

Army Reopens Boko Haram-hit Roads in NE Nigerian State

Damboa, Nigeria: Major roads to and from Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria have been reopened, the chief of army staff said on Saturday, nearly three years after they were shut because of Boko Haram attacks.

29/02/2016 Saa 10:21:41
Miners urged to Conduct Risk Assessment and Improve Safety Precautions -RNP

Miners urged to Conduct Risk Assessment and Improve Safety Precautions -RNP

National Police (RNP) has called on miners to frequently conduct risk assessments as a measure of avoiding accidents that could lead to loss of life.

29/02/2016 Saa 06:44:19
Nigeria cuts £8m from State's Payroll after Non-existent Workers Removed

Nigeria cuts £8m from State’s Payroll after Non-existent Workers Removed

Nigeria has removed more than 20,000 non-existent workers from the government payroll following an audit, leading to savings of 2.29bn naira (£8.3m) from its monthly wage bill, the finance ministry has said.

28/02/2016 Saa 21:10:22
Jolly Mutesi is Honoured Miss Rwanda 2016

Jolly Mutesi is Honoured Miss Rwanda 2016

A 19 year old Jolly Mutesi, has been coronated Miss Rwanda 2016 in a colourful ceremony held at Camp Kigali grounds on Saturday evening replacing 2015’s Doriane Kundwa.

28/02/2016 Saa 14:49:23
Uganda Awaits Response on Calls for Dialogue between Museveni and Besigye

Uganda Awaits Response on Calls for Dialogue between Museveni and Besigye

Ugandans await President Yoweri Museveni’s response to calls for dialogue with Forum for Democratic Change leader Dr Kizza Besigye, who he has kept under a lockdown after the latter rejected the results of the February 18 presidential election.

28/02/2016 Saa 14:26:10
3 Killed in Kampala Fuel Tank Explosion

3 Killed in Kampala Fuel Tank Explosion

Police have spoken out on circumstances under which a long fuel tank exploded in Kampala on Friday, killing three people instantly.

27/02/2016 Saa 13:15:20
92 Boko Haram Fighters Killed in Nigeria, Cameroon Gov’t

92 Boko Haram Fighters Killed in Nigeria, Cameroon Gov’t

Cameroon’s army has killed at least 92 members of the Boko Haram armed group and freed 850 villagers in a joint operation with Nigerian forces, Cameroon’s government said.

27/02/2016 Saa 10:38:12

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