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In 2018, Nigeria appears to be inching towards the apocalypse that Adekunle predicted in 1993 but which the country escaped by the whiskers. The reflections coming from our present prisms are so grim that if urgent remedies are not provided, Nigeria may be buried in the perils of the widespread anger in ...
In Kigali on March 21, more than forty African nations signed a deal to create the African Continental Free Trade Area. The dream is of a free trade area from the Cape of Good Hope to the Mediterranean Sea that encompasses some 1.2 billion people and that will boost trade and development. At present ...

The first pan Africa scientific journal has been launched in Kigali with an aim of putting visibility to African research work. The Journal “Scientific African” was launched by Thierry Zomahoun, the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) founder at the ongoing 3-day NEF2018 global gathering opened on March 26th.
This past week was a really interesting time for one to be in Kigali. It was a time when so much seemed to be happening and yet a lot also seemed not to be working. There have been times when the city felt frozen like this but this time was quite different in many ways. The last time it felt close to this was ...
Kigali — The Mo Ibrahim Foundation will hold its annual flagship event, the Ibrahim Governance Weekend (IGW), between 27 and 29 April 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. The IGW brings together a powerful coalition of organisations and individuals - from Africa and around the world - for an informed and frank ...
As Rwanda prepares to commemorate 24 years after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, more victims in addition to more than a million killed, are still being uncovered. Workers digging up ground for sewage system for a new house in Kigali were shocked when their tools began hitting on human remains ...

KIGALI, RWANDA- The Mo Ibrahim Foundation will hold its annual flagship event, the Ibrahim Governance Weekend (IGW), between 27 and 29 April 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. The IGW brings together a powerful coalition of organisations and individuals – from Africa and around the world – for an informed ...
Kigali city roads that are currently under expansion will ease traffic jams experienced whenever the city hosts major meetings, an official has said. Bruno Rangira, the spokesperson for the City of Kigali, was speaking about response plan to ease heavy traffic jams on city roads whenever the country hosts ...
THE STORY: It is essential to build a science base and research capacity in Africa for the benefit of the local and global population. Contingent on the success of this are important components of our daily life and of our future: climate change, health, food security, energy, urban planning and transport, ...
Driving around Kigali a day after the 10th Extraordinary African Union Summit was a delight after a few days of traffic nightmares. Delegates from some of our East African neighbours saw nothing out of the ordinary with the monster jams because by their standards, Kigali's temporary snarled up traffic was ...
However, like many other African capitals, Kigali is critical to ICC and to its focus on Africa. In December, last year, Rwanda's president Paul Kagame held talks with Bashir in Khartoum and the two leaders agreed to jointly fight the ICC, accusing it of bias against African leaders. Kagame, who is the African ...
About 3,000 delegates are expected in Kigali for the African Union Summit. There are also other visitors in the City for the regional energy conference. Amidst the meetings and busy schedules, you are advised to make time for winding down. We put together a list of activities to help you relax, enjoy your ...
Mosques in the Rwandan capital of Kigali have been banned from using loudspeakers during calls to prayer. The move comes less than a month after hundreds of churches were closed across the city for failing to meet building regulations and contributing to noise pollution. One mosque was also closed ...
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's Revenue Authority said Friday it will auction off assets belonging to the family of a jailed critic of President Paul Kagame's government to pay a tax debt — a move that family members call politically motivated. Assets of the cigarette maker Premier Tobacco Company, ...
The Entebbe- Kigali friendship Cup was started seven years ago to enable the two clubs build a good relationship among them-selves. The first visit to Kigali golf club was done in February 2011 with a contingent of 15 golfers from Entebbe Club. Kigali Golf Club won the event during that visit and when they ...
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved that Nigeria should sign the framework agreement for the establishment of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in Kigali, Rwanda. AfCFTA is the first step in the implementation of AU Agenda 2063: the “Vision” for an integrated, ...
Rwanda has banned mosques in the capital, Kigali, from using loudspeakers during the call to prayer. They say the calls, made five times a day, have been disturbing residents of the Nyarugenge district, home to the capital's biggest mosques. But an official from a Muslim association criticised it, saying they could instead ...

At least 26 Heads of State and Government are expected in Kigali next week for the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) agreement. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Government Spokesperson, Louise Mushikiwabo, confirmed attendance of the extraordinary summit during a news ...
At least 26 Heads of State and Government are expected in Kigali next week for the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) agreement. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Government Spokesperson, Louise Mushikiwabo, confirmed attendance of the extraordinary summit during a news ...
Rwandan importers and exporters will no longer have to travel to Dar es Salaam port, Tanzania to clear their shipments, thanks to the new Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) liaison office, which opened last week in Kigali. The liaison office is expected to operate as a one stop centre for traders to pay and clear ...
“Today in Kigali, Africa ministers of trade approved the agreement establishing the Africa Continental Free Trade Area expected to be signed during Extra Ordinary Summit of AU on 21 March 2018,” he said. The ministerial approval came six years after the decision to form the free trade area was adopted ...
Tanzanian-Rwandan Ministers of Transport cut the ribbon to mark the launch the Tanzania Port Authority office in KigaliRwanda and Tanzania ministers in charge of transport have today launched Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) office in Rwanda in a bid to improve business flow between both countries.
Seven people suspected to be part of a ring that breaks into houses and vandalise public infrastructures, have been arrested in separate Police operations conducted in the City of Kigali. They were paraded on Friday at Kigali Metropolitan offices in Remera. Police spokesperson for the City of Kigali, Senior ...
One particularly impressive man found love with a young fellow-student at Kigali University, herself an orphan. He said he'd learned to smile again at the prospect of new hope after years of bewilderment, of half-life. The video at Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre introduces us to their new little family, with ...
As Kigali defeated Amagaju FC 3-0 at Nyagisenyi stadium in Nyamagabe district on Wednesday to go top of Azam Rwanda Premier League table standing after 14 rounds of matches. Burundian striker Emmanuel Ngama scored twice on 12th and 38th minutes respectively before Jimmy Mbaraga ...
Mid last year, Primary school children were crossing a road in the busy Kicukiro 'Centre' area in the capital Kigali. In the middle of the crowd, a traffic Police officer was thrown into a frenzy of confusion. He was swarmed by angry school children, calling for his attention to arrest a driver who had just thrown ...
Nigerian musician David Adedeji Adeleke, populary known as Davido, is already in Kigali ahead of his 30 Billion Africa Tour 2018 performance today at Amahoro Stadium parking ground. Davido, 26, known for songs like; If, Fall, FIA and Aye arrived at the Kigali International Airport on Friday night.
Local government authorities have suspended activities for a total of 714 churches in different parts of Kigali over the last one week for failure to meet minimum standards. The places of worship were found to lack basic infrastructure, fell short of hygiene, safety standards and had issues related to their legal ...
KIGALI - Youths across Africa have been urged to be critical thinkers and avoid being manipulated by wrong people if they want to be great future ... The conference is now in its 16th edition and is organised by Kigali-based peace building and social justice organisation, Never Again Rwanda (NAR).
Professor Jacques Marescaux, the president of France based Research Institute against Digestive Cancer (IRCAD), has visited Rwanda for the second time as part of his plan to establish an IRCAD centre in Kigali. IRCAD is a renowned France based health institute specialising in minimally invasive ...
Local government authorities have suspended activities for a total of 714 churches in different parts of Kigali over the last one week for failure to meet minimum standards. The places of worship were found to lack basic infrastructure, fell short of hygiene, safety standards and had issues related to their legal ...
PRETORIA - Rwandan authorities say 714 churches and one mosque in Kigali are being shut for failing to meet safety and hygiene standards. The crackdown is expected to move beyond the capital. Anastase Shyaka, who heads the board monitoring public and private institutions, says some churches ...
Moreover, 43 countries also signed the Kigali declaration while 27 countries signed the protocol of the free movement of people. All agreements considered however, 50 countries signed either of them. It was a long journey – right from the Abuja Treaty in 1991, which set foot for the current AfCFTA.
About 3,000 delegates are expected in Kigali for the African Union Summit. There are also other visitors in the City for the regional energy conference. Amidst the meetings and busy schedules, you are advised to make time for winding down. We put together a list of activities to help you relax, enjoy your ...
PRESIDENTIAL spokesman Mr George Charamba yesterday dismissed social media claims that President Mnangagwa had been barred from attending the African Union Extraordinary Summit sessions in Kigali, Rwanda as “absolute nonsense” saying the President had not only been doubly commended ...
By PSCU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 21 — President Uhuru Kenyatta this morning traveled to Kigali, Rwanda, where he will join other African leaders in the signing of an agreement that will create a continental free trade area. The Heads of State and Government will gather in Rwanda to sign the African ...
A two-day conference on strengthening accountability in African health systems is opening in Kigali today. It is being oragnised by the Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) in partnership with Rwanda Ministry of Health. It will convene over 500 participants including government ...
Police FC will host AS Kigali on match day 12 of the Azam Rwanda Premier League on Tuesday afternoon at Kicukiro Stadium as both teams seek to close the gap on table leaders SC Kiyovu, who play away to Kirehe FC in the day's other fixture. The two teams are separated by three points – with visitors ...
In a statement on Friday, Kigali said it remains committed to the "open door" policy on refugees but said the internal process of how they are deported is Israel's business. "As President Kagame recently reiterated -- in the context of migrants from Israel -- Rwanda will only receive refugees 'in accordance ...
Housing units developed by the ex-combatants in Masaka – Kicukiro district. Similar houses-four in one could be an option as Kigali plans to relocate households in high risk zones. Rurangwa Innocent, a resident of Mount Rebero, Nyarurama cell, Kabeza village in Kicukiro district has always watched his ...
Professor Jacques Marescaux, the president of France based Research Institute against Digestive Cancer (IRCAD), has visited Rwanda for the second time as part of his plan to establish an IRCAD centre in Kigali. IRCAD is a renowned France based health institute specialising in minimally invasive ...
A quick look at the records indicates dominance for Police who have won nine matches in the 24 meetings with AS Kigali. AS Kigali boosts of just 5 victories and 11 matches have ended in stalemates. Meanwhile, Dennis Rukundo's APR shall be at home to Miroplast in one of the four games lined up on ...
AZAM Rwanda Premier League leaders SC Kiyovu played a goalless draw against Kirehe at Nyakarambi turf but remained in top spot after Police and AS Kigali played out a 2-all draw at Kicukiro stadium on Tuesday. Frank Kalanda and Hamidu Ndayisaba scored for Eric Nshimiyimana's side while Isaie ...
Housing units developed by the ex-combatants in Masaka – Kicukiro district. Similar houses-four in one could be an option as Kigali plans to relocate households in high risk zones. Rurangwa Innocent, a resident of Mount Rebero, Nyarurama cell, Kabeza village in Kicukiro district has always watched his ...
Police FC will host AS Kigali on match day 12 of the Azam Rwanda Premier League on Tuesday afternoon at Kicukiro Stadium as both teams seek to close the gap on table leaders SC Kiyovu, who play away to Kirehe FC in the day's other fixture. The two teams are separated by three points – with visitors ...
Kigali Jazz Junction marks three years in June this year. During this time, the signature monthly jazz gathering has trotted the breadth and length of the continent, bringing Kigali jazz lovers in contact with different musical sounds and experiences. Acts from East and West Africa have been some of the ...
In a statement on Friday, Kigali said it remains committed to the "open door" policy on refugees but said the internal process of how they are deported is Israel's business. "As President Kagame recently reiterated -- in the context of migrants from Israel -- Rwanda will only receive refugees 'in accordance ...
THE 13th edition of Africa's biggest annual cycling event, the African Continental Road Championship, came to a close on Sunday afternoon at Amahoro stadium in Kigali. A lot was said, a lot happened, but, what most people agreed with is that the 2018 Kigali championship was the best in the 13-year ...
USA: A top White House official has said the Trump administration will need concrete evidence of its economic benefits before backing the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFC refrigerants. While a White House official had previously indicated that the Administration supported the goals and approach of ...
AS Kigali Women Football Club started defence of their league title with a forfeit win after their opponents Bugesera failed to show up for the match day one fixture at Kigali Stadium, Nyamirambo. Chasing a record-extending ninth consecutive league title, the defending champions didn't start the season as ...


 

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