Central Africa

AU Reforms Not an End but a Means - Kagame

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that the adoption of the African Union reforms does not necessarily mean an end to the (...)
19/11/2018

Gisagara Beat Reg to Maintain Perfect Start

[New Times] Reigning national volleyball league champions Gisagara overcame Rwanda Energy Group (REG) in a five-set thriller at Amahoro (...)
19/11/2018

Industries Face Closure for Polluting Wetlands, Water (...)

[New Times] Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) has warned that industries polluting wetlands, lakes and rivers with toxic (...)
19/11/2018

Duo Dominates Rapid Chess Tournament

[New Times] Ugandans CM Bob Bibasa and Mike Akabo emerged first and second, respectively, in the eight-round rapid chess tournament (...)
19/11/2018

Eastern Province to Prioritise Agribusiness in New 6-Year (...)

[New Times] Districts in Eastern Province have committed to modernise the agribusiness sector in their respective jurisdictions, as (...)
19/11/2018

Taxi Fare Metres is a Prerequisite Under Law - Transport (...)

[New Times] Amidst complaints by a section of taxi drivers in Kigali over the introduction in September of Intelligent Connected Fare (...)
19/11/2018

Burundi, Kenya Fight Over Aircraft Deployment

[Nation] A diplomatic row has erupted between Burundi and Kenya after Bujumbura demanded that Kenya Airways' low-cost partner, (...)
13/11/2018

Political Representation - Ethnicity Trumps Gender in Burundi and (...)

[The Conversation Africa] Only one in five members of parliament, across the world, are women. To increase female political (...)
12/11/2018

Jambojet to Fly to Mogadishu and Bujumbura

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Airways Chief Executive Sebastian Mikosz has said local carrier Jambojet will start flying to Somali and (...)
7/11/2018

Burundi Talks Leave Many Questions

[Citizen] Arusha -More questions than answers lingered as the fifth and last round of Inter-Burundi Dialogue ended here on Monday (...)
30/10/2018

Mkapa Optimistic About Burundi Peace Talks

[Daily News] THE curtain of the fifth Inter Burundi Dialogue (IBD) came down yesterday with former Tanzanian President Benjamin William (...)
30/10/2018

Burundi Peace Talks Falter As Government Fails to Attend

[Deutsche Welle] Officials from President Pierre Nkurunziza's government did not turn up for a final round of talks aimed at ending (...)
29/10/2018

Rapid Cure Approved for Sleeping Sickness, a Horrific (...)

Parasites transmitted by tsetse flies travel to the brain, causing paranoia, fury and death. Until now, killing them required (...)
16/11/2018

8 U.N. Peacekeepers Killed in Congo in Area Facing Ebola (...)

Twelve Congolese soldiers were also killed in a joint military operation against rebels in Congo's northeast, which is facing a (...)
16/11/2018

African debt, Afghan voter violence, and post-Brexit Britain : (...)

Here’s the IRIN team’s weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe. On our radar Debt distress (...)
9/11/2018

Briefing : Problems multiply in Congo’s Kasaï

The Kasaï region in the Democratic Republic of Congo is struggling to recover from two years of intense conflict. The influx last month (...)
8/11/2018

Refugees post-Pittsburgh, Rohingya trauma, and Pacific island (...)

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2/11/2018

In Congo's Ebola Outbreak, Experimental Treatments Are (...)

More than half of the patients who received treatment survived, scientists reported.
31/10/2018