29 May 2021
A former senator from Abia State and one-time state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Emma Nwaka, has said that Nigeria’s democracy has experienced major setbacks...
20 May 2021
A growing campaign for justice for war victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo has caused fresh tensions with neighbouring Rwanda and its leader Paul Kagame whose troops took part in two invasions in the 1990s.
16 May 2021
A frustrated Nigerian traveller once wrote on Twitter: Having a traveller’s soul and a Nigerian passport has to be the top two worst combinations in the world. Many of us wish just to be woken up one weekend morning and hear, “Hi dear, let’s pack our bags and travel to destination Z”, as we see…
11 May 2021
Platinum-selling American rapper J Cole is set to play professional basketball with Rwanda side Patriots BBC in the new Basketball Africa League. The Grammy-winning rapper, whose real name is Jermaine Lamarr Cole, is currently in quarantine in Rwanda ahead of the season opener on Sunday. Patriots will be facing Nigeria's Rivers Hoopers, Tunisia’s US Monastir,…
19 Apr 2021
At least 800,000 mainly Tutsi people were beaten, hacked or shot to death in Rwanda's 1994 genocide, a roughly 100-day killing spree carried out mostly by Hutu forces.
19 Apr 2021
France "bears significant responsibility" for enabling the genocide in Rwanda and still refuses to acknowledge its true role in the 1994 horror, said a report commissioned by Kigali that was released Monday.
16 Apr 2021
On Wednesday, 7th of April 2021, Rwanda marked the twenty-seventh Kwibuka (Kwibuka which is a Kinyarwanda word; means ‘to remember. It describes the annual commemoration of the 1994 Genocide Against The Tutsi in Rwanda.) This year’s commemoration would be the second time it would be held during the covid pandemic which gripped the globe in…
16 Apr 2021
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo yesterday stated that Nigeria is on the path of ensuring continued access to affordable, reliable energy for its populace, and transitioning
5 Apr 2021
A UN tribunal in Tanzania has denied a request for early release by a man considered the mastermind of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda that left some 800,000 dead.
31 Mar 2021
Rwanda, after clamping down on free speech in traditional media, is now arresting and threatening those who have turned to YouTube or blogs to debate current affairs, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday.
27 Mar 2021
Those were the young Albertine Mukakamanzi's final words to her mother, whom she last saw kneeling in prayer as the men with machetes closed in on their refuge.
22 Feb 2021
A Rwandan opposition figure exiled in South Africa was on Sunday shot dead in Cape Town, his party said, calling the attack an "assassination".