Unidentified attackers set fire to three passenger vehicles in Rwanda

PRESS RELEASE Kigali, 15 December 2018: At 18:15 hrs in Cyitabi Sector of Nyamagabe District in Southern Rwanda, unidentified attackers set fire to three passenger vehicles, killing two civilians and injuring eight. The injured have been taken to Kigeme Hospital for treatment. According to the Military Spokesperson, Lt Col Innocent Munyengango, the RDF is pursuing...

What is really behind Josiane’s Fame in Miss Rwanda 2019?

The experts pointed out that Josiane Mwiseneza's fame was due to the sympathy felt after the media reported that she had traveled long distances and was injured on the way, while she was on her way to Miss Rwanda's selection in the western province of Rwanda. The fervor around the candidacy of Josiane Mwiseneza...

Protected: Accused Rwandan murderers sent to Australia as refugee swap deal: reports

Paid Content. You can Use MoMo (0787105131) and request us a password to access the content. Two Rwandan men accused of murdering eight tourists in 1999 have reportedly been sent to Australia as part of the Coalition's refugee swap deal with the US. The pair were locked up...

4,000, not 14,000 Rwandans to be repatriated, Ugandan minister says

Kampala. A total of 4,000 Rwandans are likely to be affected in the proposed repatriation of Rwandan refugees who have been living in Uganda since the 1994 genocide that left close to a million people butchered, a minister has said. Mr Hilary Onek, the minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, was clarifying on earlier reports that had indicated that...

German auto giant VW announces multi-pronged entry into Ethiopia

Volkswagen brand continues its engagement in emerging countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the presence of Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Thomas Schaefer, Head of the Volkswagen Sub-Saharan Africa Region, and the Commissioner of the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC), Abebe Abebayehu,...

Ministers from some of Africa’s largest oil and gas producing nations to meet in Cape Town

The ministers will be using Africa Oil Week Summit as a platform to discuss national strategies, sovereign competitiveness, issue licences and finalise tenders LONDON, United Kingdom, May 21, 2019/ -- Seventeen Ministers from Africa’s largest energy producing nations, including countries such as Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea and Tunisia among others, have agreed...

Rwanda: 700 to attend National Prayer Breakfast

700 top government leaders and members of the civil society and the private sector will attend Sunday’s national prayer breakfast. Sunday Timesunderstands that about 30 international guests from other countries will take part in the 23rd edition of the annual special prayer breakfast that will be held at the Kigali Convention Centre.  Organised by the Rwanda...

Rwanda’s admission to OECD Development Centre

Rwanda’s membership to the OECD Development Centre will help the country improve its development policies and share own experience with other member states, experts have said. Rwanda was yesterday admitted to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Centre, along with Togo, and Ecuador. This increased the OECD Development...

China Embassy donates laptops to Media High Council

The Embassy of the People's Republic of China to Rwanda last week donated laptops to the Rwanda Media High Council, in a bid to support the development and capacity building of the media industry. The laptops were handed to the Executive Secretary of the Media High Council, Peacemaker Mbungiramihigo by the Political Counselor in...

Sudan talks end with no accord on ruling body as ‘dispute’ persists

Sudanese army rulers and protesters failed Tuesday to reach an agreement yet again on the make-up of a new ruling body as negotiations also became deadlocked over who should lead it -- a civilian or soldier. The two sides launched a round of new talks late Sunday over the sovereign council to rule Sudan...

PM Ngirente discusses developmental projects with World Bank Vice President for Africa

Kigali, May 16, 2019: Today the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister, Dr. Ngirente Edouard received in audience Mr. Hafez Ghanem, World Bank Group Vice President for Africa. Their discussions focused on how to strengthen existing partnership between the World Bank and the Republic of Rwanda, especially in transformational sectors like energy, agriculture, transport, urbanization and human capital...

Congo arrests rebel leader wanted for mass rape

KINSHASA — A Congolese rebel leader accused of orchestrating mass rapes and other atrocities has been caught, Democratic Republic of Congo’s army said Thursday. Masudi Alimasi Kokodiko, leader of the widely feared Raia Mutomboki militia, was captured Tuesday in South Kivu’s Shabunda territory after being wounded in a firefight, army spokesman Dieudonne Kasereka said.

Uganda Gov’t to Introduce Chinese Language as a Mandatory Subject in All Schools

The Ugandan government is set to introduce the Chinese language as a mandatory subject in all schools countrywide beginning January 2019. Minister in the Office of the President Esther Mbayo says the government has prepared teaching materials for the subject and has selected 35 schools for the initial rollout of the program.

Dangote named among greatest leaders on Earth…global leaders laud his public spirit

Foremost philanthropist and richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote has been rated 11th of the 50 World’ Greatest leaders for 2019 LAGOS, Nigeria, May 21, 2019/ -- The rating carried out by the Fortune Magazine, an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States was released recently and focused mainly on ...

Mnangagwa saved Chamisa from arrest, says Zim police chief

Zimbabwean police have reportedly said that President Emmerson Mnangagwa is the reason why they have not arrested the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party leader Nelson Chamisa for "inciting violence", which led to a deadly military crackdown on August 1. According to New Zimbabwe.com, police boss, Godwin Matanga told the Kgalema Motlanthe led commission of Inquiry into the deadly...

Future of Power Whitepaper takes center stage at Africa Utility Week

As the 19th edition of the Africa Utility week and PowerGEN event kicks off, GE unveiled a whitepaper today on Re-imagining the future of power in Sub-Saharan AfricaCAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 13, 2019/ -- Whitepaper highlights the future gamechangers in the energy landscape in Sub- Saharan Africa; Discusses the factors contributing to energy transformation and the...

Rwanda wants $1.3 billion to pay for SGR link with Tanzania

Rwanda is looking for 1.3 billion U.S. dollars to fund the construction of the proposed Isaka-Kigali standard gauge railway that links Rwanda and Tanzania, a senior Rwandan official said Tuesday. The figure is higher than 1.2 billion dollars revealed during the launch of the 400 km railway line in January. “The ...

In Exclusive Video Statement, Angola President Touts Economic Reforms, Invites Investors to Angola Oil & Gas 2019

President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço will unpack best international practices for Angola’s oil and gas sectorLUANDA, Angola, May 10, 2019/ -- Angola has adopted a new era of oil and gas through reforms and transparency of tenders; President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço will unpack best international practices for Angola’s oil and gas sector...

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