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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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, (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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

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

More than half of the patients who received treatment survived, scientists reported.