October 24

  • Central African Republic: Fear and Loathing in Bangui [Blog]

    AI London

    In Bangui's Nguingo neighbourhood, up the Oubangui river from the city center, people are scared. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Rwandan Parliament Calls for BBC to Be Banned [press release]


    The Rwandan parliament passed a resolution on 22 October calling on the government to ban the BBC and bring "genocide denial" charges against the presenter and producer of a... Read more »

  • Burundi: Sign Language Is Not Recognized


    Some countries use sign language interpreters at TV stations so that deaf people can follow the news. That is not the case in Burundi. Read more »

  • Cameroon: Drug Abuse - a More Pointed Fight

    Cameroon Tribune

    The President of the Republic last Wednesday signed a decree creating and organizing the functioning of anti-trafficking units in the various international airports of the country. Read more »

  • Cameroon: Elecam Examines 2015 Budget

    Cameroon Tribune

    Board Members of Elections Cameroon, ELECAM, have examined and adopted the 2015 budget. They met in Yaounde yesterday, October 23, 2014, in their fourth ordinary session to discuss... Read more »

  • East Africa: Third EAC Academia-Public-Private Sector Forum Opens in Kigali [press release]


    East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 23 October 2014: The 3rd East African Community (EAC) Academia-Public-Private-Sector Forum opened today in Kigali, Rwanda,... Read more »

  • Nigeria/Cameroon: Les Lionnes and Super Falcons to Cross Swords in AWC Final

    New Era

    Heading towards the home straight of the TN Mobile CAF Women's Championship underway in Namibia's capital, Windhoek, the final will be an-all West African affair with the Super... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Over 1200 Vulnerable Families to Get Cows

    New Times

    At least 1,230 vulnerable families in the Southern Province are set to receive a cow each as part of a week-long campaign that seeks to encourage beneficiaries of the One-Cow per... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Rwanda Maintains Spot in Top 100

    New Times

    Despite a two-place drop in the latest Fifa rankings, Rwanda is still among the top 100 countries after dropping to 95th position in the latest ranking for the month of October... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Minister Tasks Districts On Health Cover for Village Leaders

    New Times

    Local Government minister Francis Kaboneka has tasked district officials to explain why they were not paying health insurance for the village leaders. Read more »

  • Rwanda: A Leaf for All From Youngsters' PLE Stories [editorial]

    New Times

    LIFE IS a pot of absurdity holding humans with all sorts of troubles. There are the Alice Mugwanezas and Deo Bizumuremyis. And then also there is you, the better privileged. Read more »

  • Rwanda: WHO Commends Rwanda On Ebola Preparedness

    New Times

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended Rwanda on its response to the Ebola epidemic that has killed thousands and caused panic across the world. Read more »

  • Rwanda: MTN Cautions Public Against Con Men

    New Times

    The public should beware of con men who take advantage of promotions by telecom firms to cheat unsuspecting customers. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Rutare Connected to Power Grid

    New Times

    A new 82km power line has been commissioned in Rutare sector, Gicumbi District in the Northern Province, with a call on residents to take full advantage of the electricity and... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Prosecutor General Urges Cooperation On Genocide Suspects

    New Times

    Prosecutor General Richard Muhumuza has appealed to his counterparts around Africa to respect the duty to extradite or prosecute all suspects of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi... Read more »

  • Rwanda: What Will Rwandan Traders Export to Europe?

    New Times

    There's absolutely no reason why negotiation of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the East African Community (EAC) and European Union (EU) wasn't concluded in... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Tony in Collabo With MC Tino

    New Times

    Lillian Umutoni, musically known as Tony plans to do collabos with Martin Kasirye, aka MC Tino. Read more »

  • Rwanda: More Efforts Are Needed to Fight Breast Cancer, Say Medics

    New Times

    Breast cancer patients, caretakers and other individuals from the community have been called on to reinforce efforts in combating the disease. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Hotshots Get Tips On the 'Art of Trust'

    New Times

    During yesterday's diary session, Biggie tested the Housemates on the virtue of trust. He asked Housemates to pick the person they trusted in the house. Some easily mentioned names... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Ferwafa, Tele 10 Sponsorship Deal Stalls

    New Times

    Rwanda Football Association and Tele 10 Group sponsorship deal has been put on hold after different broadcasters complained of unfairness in the awarding of the National Football... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Jay Polly Releases 'Malaika' Video

    New Times

    Hip-hop singer Jay Polly has gone back to the drawing board, just a few months after winning the 2014 Primus Guma Guma Superstar singing competition. The rapper has just released... Read more »

  • Rwanda: IFAD Chief Calls for Review of Agric Sector Partnerships

    New Times

    Government should revist its approach to partnerships in the agriculture sector by including local farmers, Kanayo Nwanze, the visiting International Fund for Agricultural... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Basketball Association Looks at Big Investment in New Gym

    New Times

    Rwanda Basketball Federation (Ferwaba) is planning to build a gymnasium estimated at Rwf380m. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Prostitution - From Red Light District to Armchair Clientele

    New Times

    Forget about skimpily dressed women running after cars when darkness sets in. The veterans in the trade say that is an outdated way of plying what is described as the world's... Read more »

  • East Africa: New Twist in EALA Bickering

    New Times

    The first week of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) sitting in Kigali started off on the wrong footing as members have persisted on a continual adjournment until an... Read more »

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