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Burundi and DR Congo Request UN Council to take Action against Rwanda

Burundi and DR Congo Request UN Council to take Action against Rwanda

Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo are urging the UN Security Council to take action against Rwanda, which they accuse of recruiting refugees to oust the Bujumbura government, according to letters released Wednesday.

18/02/2016 Saa 15:14:11
Finally Ugandans Vote as Museveni Seeks to Extend 30-Year Rule

Finally Ugandans Vote as Museveni Seeks to Extend 30-Year Rule

Ugandans have started voting in presidential and parliamentary polls with veteran leader Yoweri Museveni widely expected to extend his power into a fourth decade.

18/02/2016 Saa 10:58:47
Drivers Cautioned Against Breaching Traffic Rules

Drivers Cautioned Against Breaching Traffic Rules

The Rwanda National Police (RNP) traffic and road safety department has reminded drivers to refrain from bad manoeuvres which continue to be the source road carnage.

18/02/2016 Saa 10:12:41
Senegalese President Not To Reduce His Term From 7 To 5 Years

Senegalese President Not To Reduce His Term From 7 To 5 Years

Senegalese President Macky Sall said Tuesday in a televised message that his current term will not be reduced from seven to five years, and it will end in 2019.

17/02/2016 Saa 18:18:31
Uganda Breathes Easy as Presidential Campaigns Close and the Count-down Continues, Just 13hrs to go

Uganda Breathes Easy as Presidential Campaigns Close and the Count-down Continues, Just 13hrs to go

Calm returned to the Ugandan capital Kampala a day ahead of the presidential vote. All seven candidates ended their campaigns in the main city. It is one of the most highly contested elections in the country.

17/02/2016 Saa 17:57:42
Burundi Bans Use of Motorbikes in Parts of Bujumbura

Burundi Bans Use of Motorbikes in Parts of Bujumbura

Burundi has banned the use of commercial motorbikes from the centre of the capital, Bujumbura, in a bid to end violence in the city.

17/02/2016 Saa 17:45:11
Singapore's Tax Treaties with Rwanda, Thailand Enter Into Force

Singapore’s Tax Treaties with Rwanda, Thailand Enter Into Force

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore has announced that tax treaties signed with Rwanda and Thailand entered into force on February 15, according to agencies.

17/02/2016 Saa 11:27:15
Huye: Youth Volunteer in Community Policing Urged to Enhance Partnership

Huye: Youth Volunteer in Community Policing Urged to Enhance Partnership

Over 360 female Youth Volunteers in Community Policing (RYVCP) from the Southern Province have been urged to enhance their efforts in rallying against crimes in their communities.

17/02/2016 Saa 09:31:55
COMESA to Boost SME’s to Help Local Businesses in Rwanda

COMESA to Boost SME’s to Help Local Businesses in Rwanda

Some people would like to become great horticulture farmers in some parts of Rwanda like Kirehe District among others, and also some crying to try and supply vegetables to some big business outlets like supermarkets and hotels.

16/02/2016 Saa 10:34:55
Scrap Metal Dealers Cautioned Against Involving Children

Scrap Metal Dealers Cautioned Against Involving Children

People dealing in metal scraps have been cautioned against using under-aged children in their business to collect the objects, which is both against and punishable by the law, and exposes the children to serious risks.

16/02/2016 Saa 09:21:38
CP Bruce Munyambo appointed UNMISS Police Commissioner

CP Bruce Munyambo appointed UNMISS Police Commissioner

The United Nations Secretary General has appointed Rwanda’s Commissioner of Police (CP) Bruce Munyambo as Police Commissioner (D2) of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

16/02/2016 Saa 08:43:06
Uganda's FDC Presidential Candidate Col. Dr Besigye has been detained in police Castody

Uganda’s FDC Presidential Candidate Col. Dr Besigye has been detained in police Castody

Ugandan police fired tear gas on Monday to disperse opposition supporters as they arrested a top presidential challenger, Kizza Besigye, days ahead of presidential polls, reports said.

15/02/2016 Saa 12:12:51
Uganda’s Museveni Blows 'Partisan' ICC

Uganda’s Museveni Blows ’Partisan’ ICC

Uganda’s veteran ruler Yoweri Museveni, who is standing for re-election on Thursday, said he is in favour of his country pulling out of the “partisan” International Criminal Court based in The Hague.

15/02/2016 Saa 10:00:40
Motorists Arrested Over Attempt to Bribe Police

Motorists Arrested Over Attempt to Bribe Police

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has issued fresh stern warning against drivers, who violate traffic rules and try to bribe Police officers as a means to escape penalties.

15/02/2016 Saa 09:41:44
CONFIRMED: Museveni on Way to Presidential Debate Today.

CONFIRMED: Museveni on Way to Presidential Debate Today.

State House has confirmed that President Yoweri Museveni will participate in the 2nd Uganda Presidential Debate. Museveni skipped the first debate, and there had been doubts he would attend the second.

13/02/2016 Saa 14:08:02
Two Ruling Party Loyalists 'Executed' In Burundi

Two Ruling Party Loyalists ’Executed’ In Burundi

Two people loyal to the ruling party in troubled Burundi were "executed" overnight in the centre of the country, a local official and witnesses said Saturday.

13/02/2016 Saa 13:46:03
Varsity Students in Gicumbi in Crime Prevention Awareness

Varsity Students in Gicumbi in Crime Prevention Awareness

Students at the University of Technology and Arts Byumba in Gicumbi District belonging to Rwanda Youth Volunteers in Community Policing Organisation have vowed to strengthen their anti-crime campaign as means to raise awareness on crime prevention rather that dealing with the consequences of crime.

13/02/2016 Saa 09:25:32
ICC Rules in Favour of Kenyan Vice President.

ICC Rules in Favour of Kenyan Vice President.

The International Criminal Court in The Hague has ruled that out-of-court evidence is not admissible in the case against Kenyan vice president William Ruto.

13/02/2016 Saa 09:10:43
Hopes for Peace As S.Sudan President Names Rival As Deputy.

Hopes for Peace As S.Sudan President Names Rival As Deputy.

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has named his arch-rival Riek Machar as vice-president, raising hopes for the implementation of a repeatedly broken peace deal to end more than two years of civil war.

12/02/2016 Saa 16:01:15
Where We Have Reached On The PENAL CODE Review, RLRC Chairman Explains.

Where We Have Reached On The PENAL CODE Review, RLRC Chairman Explains.

The Rwanda Reform Commission started the process of reviewing the state’s Penal Code with different directive processes or things to follow; they included rehabilitation of the offender; incapacitation of the offender and proportionality.

12/02/2016 Saa 15:13:30
Two Held over Currency Counterfeit

Two Held over Currency Counterfeit

Police in Gasabo District is holding two men who are suspected of making and distributing fake currencies.

11/02/2016 Saa 09:41:27
SACCO Accountant Detained Over Rwf1.2 Million.

SACCO Accountant Detained Over Rwf1.2 Million.

An accountant at Fumbe Saving and Credit Cooperative (SACCO) in Rwamagana District has been arrested in connection with embezzling over Rwf1.2million.

11/02/2016 Saa 09:17:50
UN 5th Committee Delegation Meets With the RDF Chief of Defence Staff.

UN 5th Committee Delegation Meets With the RDF Chief of Defence Staff.

23 Delegates from the United Nations 5th Committee, which deals with administrative and budgetary matters, are conducting a three day visit in Rwanda. The visit is part of the 5th Committee’s tour aiming at interacting with Troops/Police Contributing Countries.

11/02/2016 Saa 09:08:25
South African Opposition Asks Court to Rule on Zuma's Home Upgrade.

South African Opposition Asks Court to Rule on Zuma’s Home Upgrade.

South African opposition parties on Tuesday asked the country’s top court to rule on whether President Jacob Zuma broke the law by spending 250 million rand (then $23 million) on a state-funded security upgrade to his home.

10/02/2016 Saa 11:29:27
Burundi Accused of Hunting Refugees in Tanzania Camps

Burundi Accused of Hunting Refugees in Tanzania Camps

Refugees from Burundi, who fled violence in their country to neighbouring Tanzania, have accused their government of sending armed men into UN-run refugee camp to hunt down opposition supporters.

10/02/2016 Saa 11:00:08
Two Are Arrested in FERWAFA Shoddy Tender.

Two Are Arrested in FERWAFA Shoddy Tender.

Rwanda National Police (RNP) is holding two people suspected of involvement in malpractices and fraudulently awarding of a tender for the construction of Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) hotel.

10/02/2016 Saa 09:31:34
Ugandan General Denied Bail, Taken Back in Jail Till Polls End.

Ugandan General Denied Bail, Taken Back in Jail Till Polls End.

A former Ugandan intelligence chief and critic of President Yoweri Museveni was denied bail on Tuesday, days before elections in which the veteran leader is seeking to extend his 30-year rule.

10/02/2016 Saa 09:17:19
Chiefs of Health Services in EAC Armed Forces Develop Joint Plans to Curb Diseases.

Chiefs of Health Services in EAC Armed Forces Develop Joint Plans to Curb Diseases.

Rwanda is hosting a two day meeting gathering the Chiefs/ Directors of Health Services from the EAC Partner States’ Armed Forces.

10/02/2016 Saa 09:01:32
RNP to Participate in Anti-Malaria Campaign.

RNP to Participate in Anti-Malaria Campaign.

As part of Rwanda National Police’s role in human security activities, the force has incorporated the anti-malaria campaign in its ongoing anti-crime awareness and support to health programs.

10/02/2016 Saa 08:53:18
Rwanda President Kagame Dismisses Military Intelligence Chief.

Rwanda President Kagame Dismisses Military Intelligence Chief.

H.E Paul Kagame president of the Republic of Rwanda has fired Rwanda’s head of Military Intelligence, Major General Richard Rutatina.

9/02/2016 Saa 19:06:56
Gatuna One-Stop Border Point under Construction.

Gatuna One-Stop Border Point under Construction.

Construction of one-stop border stoppage facility at Gatuna border with Uganda has started and will be completed in early or late July, according to officials.

9/02/2016 Saa 12:06:51
General Defends French Response to Rwanda Massacre.

General Defends French Response to Rwanda Massacre.

A French general has defended France’s response to the 1994 Rwandan genocide, saying his troops did not give so much as a bullet to the perpetrators and did not immediately grasp the scale of the killing, sources said Sunday.

9/02/2016 Saa 10:20:50
Bank Of Kigali Appoints New CEO.

Bank Of Kigali Appoints New CEO.

The week of business at the Rwanda stock markets started with a very slow activity as the index and all shares remained constant, both closing at 146.79 and 130.60 respectively through the whole week.

9/02/2016 Saa 10:02:53
Muhanga Cyclists Urged to Respect Traffic Rules.

Muhanga Cyclists Urged to Respect Traffic Rules.

Police in Muhanga District held a meeting with over 400 commercial cyclists operating in Muhanga town, on February 4, and urged them to abide by traffic rules as means of avoiding reckless accidents.

9/02/2016 Saa 09:53:26
Rwanda National Police Hands over Recovered Car to UK Authorities.

Rwanda National Police Hands over Recovered Car to UK Authorities.

Rwanda National Police (RNP), on February 8, officially handed over a Range Rover Sport V8 vehicle recovered in Rwanda last year, to the United Kingdom authorities.

9/02/2016 Saa 08:49:31
Kigali Runway Repairs Affects KQ Night Flight.

Kigali Runway Repairs Affects KQ Night Flight.

Kenya Airways has rescheduled its night flight to Kigali, following closure of Rwanda’s international airport’s runway for repairs, the airline said on Friday.

6/02/2016 Saa 11:33:34
Motorcyclists in Nyabihu Form Anti-crime Club, AIP Uwizera.

Motorcyclists in Nyabihu Form Anti-crime Club, AIP Uwizera.

Taxi-moto ‎operators in Nyabihu District organised under their cooperative - COTAMOKANYA have stepped in the footsteps of their colleagues in other parts of the country to form an anti-crime club as an effective means to put ideas together to fight and prevent crimes.

6/02/2016 Saa 09:26:27
Nyabihu Residents Urged to Fight Domestic Violence

Nyabihu Residents Urged to Fight Domestic Violence

Residents of Mukamira Sector in Nyabihu District have been called on to lead the fight against gender and domestic violence saying that effects of such violence are enormous to an extent that they affect the development of the communities involved, Police also urged residents to always report such cases in the quickest time possible.

6/02/2016 Saa 09:02:12
Zimbabwe Opposition Member Challenges Mugabe's Mental and Physical Fitness in Court.

Zimbabwe Opposition Member Challenges Mugabe’s Mental and Physical Fitness in Court.

A ZIMBABWE opposition supporter has asked the constitutional court to rule on whether parliament should investigate President Robert Mugabe’s mental and physical fitness to carry out his duties.

5/02/2016 Saa 20:28:36
Dr Stella Nyanzi’s Message to Uganda’s IGP Kaihura. I’ll give you my ‘Sumbusa’ if…....

Dr Stella Nyanzi’s Message to Uganda’s IGP Kaihura. I’ll give you my ‘Sumbusa’ if…....

Stella Nyanzi, a medical anthropologist at Makerere Institute of Social Research [MISR] has resolved to give police chief, Kale Kayihura, her sumbusa [slang for private parts] if he keeps guns out of the 2016 elections.

5/02/2016 Saa 17:24:21

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