Kigali

Rwanda launches new GBV campaign focuses on children’s rights

An annual campaign against Gender Based Violence was yesterday launched in Kigali with a focus on eliminating violence against children as well as educating parents on protecting their...
26 November 2018 Yasuwe: 304 0

It is good that Kigali’s new zebra crossings got us talking

There was a week-long road safety campaign in Rwanda aimed at further reminding road users that roads are essentially built to make it easy for us to move from one place to another and not from...
25 November 2018 Yasuwe: 364 0

Rwanda-Uganda ties still ‘not where they should be’

Rwanda says Ugandan authorities have failed to address the issues affecting their bilateral ties as relations between the two neighbours remain frosty.
25 November 2018 Yasuwe: 284 0

Uganda sets up special courts to hear sexual violence cases

Faced with a huge backlog of cases and shortage of judges, Uganda’s Judiciary has set up special court sessions to expeditiously hear and dispose of cases related to sexual and gender-based...
25 November 2018 Yasuwe: 300 0

Uganda releases seized Rwandan minerals trucks

Ugandan authorities have released two trucks full of minerals from Rwanda that had been seized at the Katuna border three months ago.
23 November 2018 Yasuwe: 251 0

Burundi: President Trump extends national emergency by one year

President Donald Trump has extended by one year the sanctions taken in November 2015 by Barack Obama against personalities of Burundi, because of their role in the deterioration of the situation...
21 November 2018 Yasuwe: 429 0

Ex-combatants including the FDLR militia complete re-integration course

Former members of various armed groups, including the FDLR militia, were on Friday discharged after completing a three-month course in civic education and...
19 November 2018 Yasuwe: 322 0

Masaka ICD to open in January, cutting time and cost of imports to the region

Dubai Port World will in January 2019 start operations at the first phase of its inland container depot and logistics hub in Masaka, Rwanda.
18 November 2018 Yasuwe: 778 0

Rwandan dissident ready to return, Kigali says door’s open

Rwanda says the door remains open for South African-based dissident Lt Gen Kayumba Nyamwasa to return to the country.
18 November 2018 Yasuwe: 1249 0

Peresident Kagame in Ethiopia for AU summit

President Paul Kagame yesterday arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he is expected to attend the 11th Extraordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Assembly scheduled to take place today...
17 November 2018 Yasuwe: 338 0
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