Paul Biya’s scandalous seventh term
President Paul Barthelemy Biya’a bi Mvondo (Paul Biya) of Cameroon won an unprecedented seventh term in office in the polls that were conducted recently in that country. Although the elections were marred by irregularities, the Biya-controlled election machinery went ahead to declare him winner. This again is a scandalous development for Africa. At 85 years,…
Enyimba hit Rayon Sports five times, qualify for semifinals
True to their pre-match boasts, Enyimba yesterday in Aba thrashed Rayon Sports of Rwanda 5-1 to qualify for the semifinals of the CAF Confederation Cup. The Nigerians held Rayon Sports to a goalless draw in Kigali last week and boasted thereafter that nothing would stop them from getting to the semifinals of the competition. Get…
Russia’s Rosatam signs MoU with Rwanda’s government on nuclear energy
Russian State-owned nuclear group. Rosatom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Infrastructure of Rwanda for peaceful uses of energy. Meanwhile, Nigerian government is presently working out modalities for the construction of the nation’s nuclear research center and nuclear power plant - with ROSATOM - Russia’s state-owned nuclear energy provider. Signed…
Gorilla Trekking In Rwanda
A couple of weeks ago, I shared my first experience of Kigali, Rwanda. Day two featured one of their favoured tourist attractions – gorilla trekking. We started out at 4 am from the Radisson Hotel in Kigali to the Northern region of Rwanda to the Volcanoes National Park in Musanze, which took about two hours.…
Rwanda becomes Arsenal's official tourism partner
Rwanda has become the official tourism partner of English football club Arsenal FC, whose players will sport a "Visit Rwanda" logo on their sleeves, the club announced Wednesday.
Guardian Life in Rwanda! A Time in History, The Art of Coffee and Italian Delight (1)
When visiting Rwanda, all everyone remembers is the 1994 genocide. Yet, the country has been able to take an integral moment in their history and weave it into the fabric of what it stands for today. In a bid to explore Africa’s cleanest and safest city, a group of us were invited by Radisson Blu…
‘Why Buhari cancelled Rwandan trip for AU extraordinary summit’
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave reasons why he cancelled his trip to Kigali, the Rwandan Capital, saying the decision is to enable for more consultations with the stakeholders.
At least 16 dead as lightning strikes Rwanda church
At least 16 people were killed and dozens more injured after lightning struck a Seventh-Day Adventist church in Rwanda, a local official said Sunday.
Eagles will advance despite draw with Rwanda, says Yusuf
Home-based Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf, is still upbeat about his side’s chances of qualifying for the next round despite playing a goalless draw with Rwanda in their opening Group C game of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Monday night. Yusuf said during his post match interview that the result was not a…
Rwanda bans water-pipe tobacco smoking, importation
Rwanda has announced ban on importation and smoking of water-pipe tobacco popularly known as “shisha’’ on Friday.
Rwanda says torture claims 'baseless'
Rwanda denied Wednesday that its military used torture to extract confessions from detainees, calling a scathing report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) "baseless".