Rwandan President Paul Kagame defended on Friday a December referendum that could allow him to extend his time in office through 2034, a move that has been criticized by the United States and other Western powers.
The seventh annual Rwanda National Police (RNP) Women Convention convened on February 26 in Kigali with close to 700 female police officers discussing on empowerment and skills development to promote gender equality in policing.
A delegation from the National Committee for UNICEF Finland has praised Rwanda National Police (RNP) for its efficiency in responding to gender-based violence (GBV).
Rwanda’s opposition figure Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza is to appear before the Arusha-based African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights next week.
Construction works on a new market along the Rwanda-Uganda border post of Cyanika are set to be completed within a period of ten months following the ground-breaking ceremony on Wednesday.
Rwanda Parliament has rejected a proposal seeking to give full authority to private institutions to manage genocide memorial sites located within their premises.
On his Facebook page, Dr. Kizza Besigye has lamented about the horror he is facing daily in Uganda.
As criminal networks continue to devise means to implement their evil plans, the International Police Organization’s Interpol – I-24/7 communication system has fundamentally changed the way the global law enforcement community works jointly to combat such sophisticated transnational crimes.
Uganda’s main opposition party says it’s working hard to gather evidence to legally challenge the outcome of the February 18 general election.
The United Nations human rights office expressed concern today over the “tense” post-election situation in Uganda, following reports that at least two people have been killed and an unknown number of people injured, heavy military and police forces deployed in the streets of Kampala, and the arrests of four opposition leaders since Thursday’s elections.
At least four people from the Fallata tribe have been killed in separate attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in the border area between Sudan, South Sudan and Central Africa Republic earlier this month.
At least 180 Kenyan troops were killed when al-Shabab attacked their base last month, Somalia’s president has said.
Earlier this week, the Governor of the Central Bank (BNR) appeared before Parliament to explain the reasons behind commercial banks’ high interest rates and what could be done to tame them.
The Vice-chairperson of Transparency International (TI) Board of Directors, Elena Panfilova on working visit in the country has lauded Rwanda National Police (RNP) for its efforts in combating corruption, saying that the measures put in place by the force are impressive and need to be sustained.
Turkish company Hakan Mining and Electricity Generation Industry Inc. has signed a power purchase and concessional agreement with Rwanda to design, build, finance, own, operate and transfer an 80-MW peat-to-power plant on the eastern African country’s marshland area of Gisagara, located on the border with Burundi.
A group of youths belonging to Zimbabwe’s opposition have protested against plans to hold another birthday party for President Robert Mugabe in Masvingo this weekend.
Rwanda National Police in Partnership with UK based National Crime Agency (NCA) are holding a two-day workshop on prevention of child abuse that will focus on mechanisms to prevent and fight the vice.
Military, Police and Civilian Officials from six Eastern Africa Standby Force countries have started a five days training at Rwanda Peace Academy in Musanze.
KIGALI-Rwanda, Rwandan officials on Monday visited Mahama refugee camp in eastern Rwanda to brief refugees on the impending plan to relocate them to a third country.
The recent deal signed between Pan African Housing Fund (PAHF) and Kigali Batsinda Estate Limited to construct 300 housing units will play a huge role in helping the city authorities meet the growing demand of housing in the country, experts have said.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) would like to thank all Rwandans for respecting the electoral rules and regulations that led to the smooth, secure and incident-free elections of local leaders held on February 22.
Ten people were killed, including a guard, during a prison riot at the Ivory Coast’s main detention centre, Attorney General Aly Yeo said on Monday.
Sudan on Sunday banned UN agencies and international organizations from moving in Central Darfur State, citing security reasons.
A woman charged with stealing a newborn baby 18 years ago appeared briefly in a South African court Monday, in a case that came to light only when school pupils noticed a startling resemblance between a student and a new girl.
Zanzibar. The Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) has reiterated that it won’t remove from the ballot papers the names of candidates who have boycotted the Isles elections rerun.
Cape Town - AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo burnt documents containing the minutes of a meeting which debated who his successor should be, shortly before his incarceration, a meeting of the abaThembu royal family heard.
In a bid to ensure crime prevention especially among the youths, Rwanda National Police (RNP) is conducting a nationwide anti-crime drive in several secondary schools.
The decision by Rwanda to relocate Burundian refugees to other countries is threatening to turn off the tap of donor funding for refugee programmes, experts say.
About 95 per cent of students from Rwanda who go to other countries for further education are given scholarship by their nation and almost everyone returns with a good track record, said High Commissioner of Rwanda.
KAMPALA, Uganda, Uganda’s main opposition leader on Sunday urged his supporters to protest his continued detention at home in the aftermath of a disputed presidential election that was won by President Yoweri Museveni.
In a statement released by US Department of State Saturday, Washington said it was concerned about pre-ticked ballots, vote buying and intimidation that characterized Ugandan elections describing it as shortfall in the road to democracy.
Uganda’s Opposition President Col. Besigye Under Preventive Arrest as Museveni Wins 2016 Elections, He Extends his 30-Year Rule
President Yoweri Museveni has won Uganda’s presidential election, the electoral commission said on Saturday, cementing his 30-year grip on power in the East African nation.
The 4th battalion of Rwanda National Police Special Intervention Force on February 18, completed a one week Field Training Exercise (FTX) that was conducted at the Police Training Centre in Mayange, Bugesera District.
The government of Rwanda has commended President John Magufuli for solving problems facing the Dar es Salaam port and creating a conducive environment for trade between Tanzania and Rwanda.
Rwanda National Police will on February 21, dispatch a team of 20 Individual Police Officers (IPOs) to Central African Republic to serve under the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).
FDC presidential candidate, Kizza Besigye, FDC president Mugisha Muntu, Secretary for mobilisation, Ingrid Turinawe, and chairman, Amb Wasswa Birigwa, have been arrested.
Fighting at a United Nations compound sheltering people fleeing conflict in South Sudan has killed 18 people, including two Medicins Sans Frontieres workers, the international medical aid group said.
Pope Francis has hinted that the use of contraception by women at risk of contracting the Zika virus may be permissible.
Dozens of polling stations in Uganda were forced to open for a second day on Friday after the late delivery of ballot boxes and voting papers prevented many from casting their ballots.
Police fired tear gas at voters angered by delays in polls, which incumbent Yoweri Museveni is expected to win.