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October 28, 2017 5:32 AM Rwanda: Unity Should Be Harnessed to Build a Brighter Future, Says President Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said Rwanda's aspirations are safe and secure now more than before even as leaders commit to bring diverse ideas together to consolidate registered gains. He was officiating at the closure of Unity Club's 10th Annual forum, in Kigali, yesterday. The President said that Rwanda has been defined by two narratives; one about the dark history 24

October 20, 2017 12:47 PM Neutralise threats by negative forces in DRC – UN

THE United Nations has called for vigorous action to neutralise the continued threats posed by negative forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Great Lakes Region. United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has also encouraged armed forces in the DRC to step up their operations in collaboration with other stakeholders against 25

October 20, 2017 11:32 AM Congo president calls for cross-border action to tackle DR Congo crisis

President of Congo Republic Denis Sassou Nguesso has called for a regional action to mitigate the escalating crisis in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. He expressed concern on Thursday when he hosted the summit of Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in Brazzaville as the incoming chairperson 24

October 20, 2017 3:01 AM Elections in Africa: Outlook May Be Bleak, but Rituals Matter

The multi-party systems established in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia in the early 1990s have endured despite electoral violence. But democratic hopes have been dashed or perverted throughout the rest of the region. The governments built on the ruins of the civil wars in Angola, Burundi, the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and Rwanda 29

October 16, 2017 9:00 AM Rwanda dials up investment opportunities by playing to its strengths

Rwanda | Jaco Maritz | The difference between Rwanda and some other East African countries can be likened to removing yellow-tinted sunglasses after having worn them for a while – the world just looks different when it’s not covered in a layer of dust. Kigali’s cleanliness can be attributed to a combination of factors, including people generally not littering 30

October 16, 2017 1:09 AM Brawls, Arrests, Autocratic Moves Imperil East African Democracy

Ugandan lawmakers brawl over a bill that could create a president-for-life. Tanzania arrests lawmakers and shutters newspapers. And as Kenya tries to rerun a botched election, a ruling party leader says what the country really needs is a benevolent dictator. As unrest and crackdowns plague some of the region’s largest economies, home to various levels 25

October 15, 2017 7:24 AM Jubilee all out to seal loopholes in power bid

President Uhuru Kenyatta strides into the repeat presidential election in 11 days more insulated from the possibility of losing, thanks to the withdrawal of his key challenger Raila Odinga and an additional weapon in the form of a new set of laws that alter the running of polls. With Mr Odinga’s National Super Alliance (Nasa) having halted its campaigns 10

October 15, 2017 4:56 AM Kagame Explains Why Rwanda Gave Corruption a Red Card

President Paul Kagame(2nd Left) during a panel discussion on Maximizing Finance for Development – World Bank/IMF annual meetings, Washington DC. President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda’s ‘zero’ tolerance to corruption, good investment policies have been the secret behind more foreign investments into the country. “If we allowed corruption to thrive 8

October 14, 2017 1:49 PM Rwanda pursues democracy rooted in needs of her people

An article published in the Sunday Standard of October 8, under the headline “Corrupt power that has placed East African region in constant anarchy” by Daud Osman, cannot go unchallenged. The writer purports to portray Rwanda as a dictatorship and the recent elections that returned President Paul Kagame to another term in office as illegitimate 20

October 9, 2017 9:38 AM Paul Kagame and his daughter block Kenyan rapper on twitter

Days after the daughter of Rwandan President Paul Kagame shut down a twitter troll in style, a Kenyan rapper has been put down like a hot potato. Makarios Ouma alias Mwafreeka has been blocked on twitter by President Kagame and his daughter Ange. Mwafreeka revealed the development in what was perceived as final bolt on his unhinged attacks targeted at the Rwandese 17