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Rwandan Traders Stranded at DRC Border as Gunfire Rocks Across

Rwandan Traders Stranded at DRC Border as Gunfire Rocks Across

Business on the Rusizi- Bukavu border has been paralyzed as heavy gunfire rocked the biggest part of the morning across in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s side of…

Business Resumes after Deadly Clashes in Goma

Business Resumes after Deadly Clashes in Goma

Life has returned to normal in Goma -a border city of neighbouring DRCongo after violent riots which left two dead, 18 wounded and at least 28 arrested. The clashes on…

Burundi Refugees in Tanzania, Congo Relocating to Rwanda

Burundi Refugees in Tanzania, Congo Relocating to Rwanda

Burundian refugees in neighbouring countries are crossing to Rwanda escaping from the “declining protection of environment in the region”, the UN says. The UN refugees’ agency UNHCR says…

Uhuru Kenyatta Re-Elected with 98.26 % of the Votes

Uhuru Kenyatta Re-Elected with 98.26 % of the Votes

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has announced President Uhuru Kenyatta (Jubilee Party) as a winner of repeat presidential election after the conclusion of the poll in participating polling…

Rwandans in Kenya Report Calm Mood Ahead of Elections Results

Rwandans in Kenya Report Calm Mood Ahead of Elections Results

Yesterday, October 28th, Audace Kubwimana – a Rwandan living in Kenya’s capital Nairobi and Africa Program Manager for International Land Coalition (ILC), returned from a trip abroad with mixed feelings…

Kenya Electoral Agency Postpones Repeat Vote in 4 Counties

Kenya Electoral Agency Postpones Repeat Vote in 4 Counties

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has scheduled Saturday October 28, 2017 to conduct elections in the four counties where voting didn’t take place on…

Kenyans in Rwanda Cast their Vote Peacefully

Kenyans in Rwanda Cast their Vote Peacefully

Nearly 1000 Kenyan residing in Rwanda have today converged at their embassy in Kigali to vote their next president in the repeat presidential polls. Two polling stations at the Kenyan…

Kagitumba-Mirama One Stop Border to Operate 24-Hours

Kagitumba-Mirama One Stop Border to Operate 24-Hours

Effective next week on October 15, Rwanda and Uganda will be fully utilizing the newly built Kagitumba-Mirama Hills One Stop Border Post (OSBP) that links the two countries in…

Rwanda Rejects Accusations of Not Paying EAC Dues

Rwanda Rejects Accusations of Not Paying EAC Dues

Rwanda has dismissed allegations that it still has arrears to clear its annual remittances to the East African Community (EAC). During the East African Legislative Assembly in Kigali in May…

Rwanda Considers DRC Travel Ban Over Ebola

Rwanda Considers DRC Travel Ban Over Ebola

Rwanda health officials are closely monitoring release of World Health Organization (WHO) report which will determine whether to stop its citizens from traveling to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) just…

Budget Constraints Hit EALA, Resorts to Video Conferencing

Budget Constraints Hit EALA, Resorts to Video Conferencing

The East African Legislative Assembly will start holding its sessions through video conferencing to cut down on challenges of inability to sustain its budget demands. The system is expected to…

Burundi Fails to Honour Contribution to EAC Budget

Burundi Fails to Honour Contribution to EAC Budget

The government of Burundi could be sent to regional court for failure to pay even a single coin towards the east African community budget but continuing to depend on remittances…