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Rwanda poll was not free or clean, UK now claims

Over a month after the presidential election in Rwanda, the United Kingdom now claims there were irregularities in ballot counting and the registration process of candidates. In a statement released on Friday, British ambassador to Rwanda, William Gelling, said that he personally witnessed irregula

MSN.COM - 2017-09-16 00:52:02

Zim scientist makes Einstein Forum - NewsDay Zimbabwe

Provided by NewsDay Zimbabwean Kevin Dzobo has been selected as one of the 16 African scientists who are set to present their groundbreaking researches at the Next Einstein Forum (NEF)'s gathering in Rwanda in 2018. A product of the University of Zimbabwe who went on to pursue further studies in So

MSN.COM - 2017-09-16 00:11:24

Somali book fair offers respite from bombs

MOGADISHU - Long associated with pirates, famine and bombs, Somalia showed a different face to the world this week as it welcomed foreign writers for the first time to its annual book fair. The event took place for the third time in the scarred seaside capital Mogadishu, but until now security was t

ENCA.COM - 2017-09-16 13:47:01

France's top court bars access to Rwanda genocide files

Mkhize steps up his charm offensive but the clock's ticking - 90 days and counting Provided by The East African Victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide at the Genocide Memorial in Nyamata, inside the Catholic church where thousands were slaughtered. PHOTO | SIMON MAINA | NATION MEDIA GROUP France's h

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 00:40:39

The Paradox of Rwanda's Paul Kagame

President Paul Kagame, along with many other chiefs of state, will be visiting New York for the opening week of the United Nations General Assembly. President Trump is scheduled to host African heads of state, including Kagame, for a dinner. For Africans and others, Kagame is somewhat of a paradox.

COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS - 2017-09-15 07:00:00

Rwanda start quest for African Sitting Volleyball Championships title with victories

Hosts Rwanda defeated South Africa in three sets, 25-10, 25-16 and 25-17 in the opening game of the men's competition. / Pascal Bakomere Men Women Men WomenRwanda 3-0 DR Congo RWANDA national sitting volleyball teams, men and women, started their bid for the 2017 African Championship glory with emph

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 00:19:40

Uganda Golf Open attracts stars

Jejje Muhinde Rwandan golf player Aloys Nsabimana will be part of the Uganda Golf Open. (Sam Ngendahimana) The 2017 Tusker Malt Uganda Golf Open amateur stroke play championship has attracted some of Africa's top amateur golfers. The tournament taking place in Kampala, Uganda started yesterday (Wed

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 00:04:25

Opinion Did Israel Make a Refugees-for-arms Deal With Uganda?

Despite this week's Ugandan media expose of an under-the-table refugee deportation agreement already challenged in Israel's Supreme Court, Kampala is still in denial. And the deportees, who sought safe haven in the Promised Land, face a bitter fate A leading Ugandan newspaper made a splash this week

HAARETZ.COM - 2017-09-13 22:17:59

Under the UN initiative, leaders of Africa's Great Lakes region undertake a field visit to assess progress in the neutralization of negative forces in eastern DRC

Nairobi, 11 September 2017 - Under the leadership of the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region, representatives of the signatory countries of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework agreement, namely from the African Union (AU), the International Conferenc

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-14 05:42:00

It was a fusion of culture and worship at CLA

1/3 SLIDES Provided by The New Times 2/3 SLIDES Provided by The New Times 3/3 SLIDES Provided by The New Times Frederic Byumvuhore Heavenly Melodies Burundi also performed.(Photos by Frederic Byumvuhore) It was a fusion of culture and praise at Christian Life Assembly church (CLA) in Nyarutarama

MSN.COM - 2017-09-13 00:55:06

August inflation drops in Uganda, rises in Kenya

Uganda recorded a drop in headline inflation in August due to a fall in food prices. Kenya, on the other hand, saw a rise during the same month, driven by an increase in food prices occasioned by depressed rains and low supplies. According to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, the country's year-on-y

MSN.COM - 2017-09-13 00:14:31

Africa's Delivery Drones Are Zipping Past the US

A Zipline drone releases a blood package in southern Rwanda. CYRIL NDEGEYA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Tech visionaries may tantalize us with visions of instant gratification via drone delivery, but Silicon Valley has yet to deliver on such promises. Meanwhile, halfway around the globe in an African country ba

WIRED - 2017-09-13 10:55:00

Bill Gates Predicts 'What's At Stake' With Proposed Trump Foreign Aid Cuts

There's at least one thing Bill Gates and President Trump agree on: The media don't always get things right. For Gates, the problem is with the foreign aid coverage. "The nature of news is mostly to cover big setbacks," Gates says. "So if a little bit of money was spent improperly, that's what gets

NPR - 2017-09-13 19:02:00

Otile takes lead as Uganda Open starts

1/3 SLIDES Provided by New Vision 2/3 SLIDES Provided by New Vision 3/3 SLIDES Provided by New Vision Defending champion Ronald Otile returned level par 72 to take an early lead after day one's action of the Tusker Malt Uganda Open at Kitante on Wednesday. But it was a surprise lead for Otile who

MSN.COM - 2017-09-13 07:01:21

DOGS OF RWANDA by Sean Christopher Lewis Continues Rolling Premiere in Atlanta

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the opening of the Rolling World Premiere (RWP) of Dogs of Rwanda by Sean Christopher Lewis at Out of Hand Theater (September 15-November 18

BROADWAY WORLD - 2017-09-13 17:36:00

Golden shipping container portal moving to Presidio

Since July, a gold-painted shipping container in Crissy Field has let everyday San Franciscans have 20-minute video chats with people anywhere from Afghanistan and Mexico to Germany and Rwanda. The Crissy Field Portal, as it's called, is the work of Washington DC-based artist lab Shared Studios. The

CURBED - 2017-09-13 17:34:25

Kagame urges judiciary to speed up graft cases

President Paul Kagame has called on Rwanda's judiciary to give 'special focus' on corruption cases and other financial crimes involving high-ranking officials. He said the anti-graft fight should not only target low-ranking officers but also senior government workers. "We still have people in the j

MSN.COM - 2017-09-12 00:28:06

Afrobasket: Rwandan team returns home after missing knockout round

Tunisia vs DR Congo 6pm ST-Sports Premium Senegal vs Angola 8:30pm ST-Sports Premium RWANDA's journey at the ongoing 29th African Basketball Championship (Afrobasket) ended on Sunday afternoon in Tunisia-the national team is expected back in the country Wednesday morning. Mose Mutokambali's men lost

MSN.COM - 2017-09-12 00:28:03

Is Museveni destined to rule for life?

Members of Uganda's ruling National Resistance Movement Tuesday voted unanimously in favour of a motion seeking to amend the Constitution to remove the presidential age limit. The move is seen as a significant step towards securing a free run for President Yoweri Museveni to seek re-election in 2021

MSN.COM - 2017-09-12 12:15:25

Deputy Chief of Joint Staff stands on Sudan preparation for hosting EASF drill

Provided by Sudan News Agency (SUNA) Khartoum, Sept.12(SUNA)-The Deputy Chief of Joint Staff, Gen. Yahya Mohamed Khair stood on ongoing preparation s for hosting the training exercise of the Eastern Africa Standby Force(EASF), scheduled in November at Gabait in the Red Sea State . The Deputy Chie

MSN.COM - 2017-09-12 00:09:47