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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
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
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
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
Thousands Protest in S. Africa, Calling on Zuma to Resign

Thousands Protest in S. Africa, Calling on Zuma to Resign

Thousands of South Africans took to the streets across the country on Wednesday to press their demand that President Jacob Zuma should step down.

28/04/2016 Saa 16:02:37
Why only Generals? Uganda’s Court Martial Head General Karuhanga Dies

Why only Generals? Uganda’s Court Martial Head General Karuhanga Dies

Uganda: Another top Uganda’s General and Court Martial chairman Maj. Gen. Levi Karuhanga has died aged 60 at Nakasero Hospital.

22/04/2016 Saa 10:11:05
Man, 40, Sentenced to Death for Defiling, Infecting Daughter with HIV

Man, 40, Sentenced to Death for Defiling, Infecting Daughter with HIV

Uganda: The High Court in Kampala has sentenced to death a 40-year-old man who defiled and infected his daughter with HIV/AIDS.

16/04/2016 Saa 09:32:24
Building Collapses at Makerere, Several People Sustained Serious Injuries

Building Collapses at Makerere, Several People Sustained Serious Injuries

Kampala: A building under construction along Makerere Hill road has collapsed leaving an unknown number of people hurt.

11/04/2016 Saa 16:20:04
No More House Detention as Police Vacates Home of Uganda's main Opposition Leader

No More House Detention as Police Vacates Home of Uganda’s main Opposition Leader

Ugandan police will lift their luggage and leave the home of the President Yoweri Museveni’s greatest rival, they said on Friday, weeks after restricting his movements when he lost an election he said was rigged.

2/04/2016 Saa 14:34:16
Uganda: Gen Sejusa out of Prison after he was Granted Bail

Uganda: Gen Sejusa out of Prison after he was Granted Bail

High Court in Kampala has granted bail to former coordinator of intelligence services, Gen David Sejusa.

2/04/2016 Saa 14:06:42
Museveni Confirmed a Winner After Court Dismissed Mbabazi's Petition

Museveni Confirmed a Winner After Court Dismissed Mbabazi’s Petition

Supreme Court has dismissed an election petition filed by former Prime Minister seeking the annulment of President Yoweri Museveni’s election victory.

31/03/2016 Saa 18:47:39
Heavy Security Deployment in Zanzibar was unnecessary, EAC

Heavy Security Deployment in Zanzibar was unnecessary, EAC

Arusha. The East African Community (EAC) election observers have described the last Sunday’s rerun of the general election in Zanzibar saying it was characterised by intimidating and thus instilled fear due to the tight security that was deployed there.

23/03/2016 Saa 15:53:08
3 Killed in Separate Attacks in Southern Burundi

3 Killed in Separate Attacks in Southern Burundi

Unidentified gunmen Tuesday night killed three people in separate incidents in southern Burundi - two in Bururi province and another one in Makamba province, local administration authorities said Wednesday.

17/03/2016 Saa 09:36:07
Uganda's Go Forward Amama Mbabazi asks Court to Cancel out Poll Results

Uganda’s Go Forward Amama Mbabazi asks Court to Cancel out Poll Results

The legal team of independent presidential candidate, Amama Mbabazi has asked the Supreme court to order for a vote recount at the district level or nullify the presidential elections altogether, saying the Electoral Commission didn’t comply with the law.

15/03/2016 Saa 19:10:27
19 face death penalty over albino killings in Tanzania

19 face death penalty over albino killings in Tanzania

Tanzania Nineteen people have been sentenced to death after being convicted of killing albinos, the Tanzanian government has confirmed.

15/03/2016 Saa 15:49:08
Fresh fighting in S. Sudan forces Sudanese to flee their homes

Fresh fighting in S. Sudan forces Sudanese to flee their homes

JUBA, Fresh fighting in previously peaceful areas of South Sudan’s Western Equatoria state has forced thousands of people to flee into countries including Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and even the volatile Central African Republic.

12/03/2016 Saa 10:40:49
Opposition Criticizes Report of Burundi's Attorney General on Mass Graves

Opposition Criticizes Report of Burundi’s Attorney General on Mass Graves

A spokesman of a Burundian opposition party Friday criticized a report of the country’s attorney general rejecting allegations on the existence of mass graves after attacks on military camps on Dec. 11, 2015.

12/03/2016 Saa 10:24:16
Uganda: Another Rebel Group 'USF' Responsible for Kapchorwa Police Station Attack

Uganda: Another Rebel Group ’USF’ Responsible for Kapchorwa Police Station Attack

A second rebel group, which calls itself “Uganda Saving Force” [USF], has propped up and claimed responsibility for the attack on Kapchorwa police station.

12/03/2016 Saa 09:55:34
USA-Los Angeles: Ugandans go on Streets to Protest Against Museveni’s Brutal Treatment to Ugandans.

USA-Los Angeles: Ugandans go on Streets to Protest Against Museveni’s Brutal Treatment to Ugandans.

Ugandans living in California USA on Friday took to the streets of Los Angeles [L.A] to protest against President Yoweri Museveni.

12/03/2016 Saa 09:31:22
Uganda: Bad Black’s ex-lover Greenhalgh arrested

Uganda: Bad Black’s ex-lover Greenhalgh arrested

As we have just been counting down to the ’warm’ welcome and to see the official return of Uganda’s Bad Black all the way from University of Understanding, Luzira prison, also bad news about her lover’s arrest sneaked in. Bad Black is concluding her four-year prison period at Luzira.

10/03/2016 Saa 21:02:34
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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