[This is Africa] Belgium renamed the former Square du Bastion to Patrice Lumumba Square but did not discuss reparations or repatriation of the wealth stolen from Congo. The insensitive and insincere apologies by former colonial powers still are indeed an insult to those colonized?
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya’s poor performance against lowly ranked Comoros and Central Africa Republic in friendly matches in Morocco last month have come costly as the Harambee Stars have dipped eight places in the latest rankings released on Thursday.
[HRW] A report published on October 13, 2017 by Rwanda’s National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) attempting to discredit Human Rights Watch documentation of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances is full of falsehoods, compounding the injustice and abuse suffered by the victims’ families, Human Rights Watch said today.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Washington -Cities could play a formal part in the global response to rising migration, top officials have suggested ahead of next year’s negotiations on two international pacts to tackle the issue.
[Al Jazeera] Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have struck the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing at least nine civilians, as the same armed group was also blamed for the death of eight soldiers in fierce fighting in neighbouring Chad.
[RFI] Late every Friday night listeners in Kigali call Vestine Dusabe on Flash FM hoping that she will find a solution for their sexual concerns. Calls and text messages come from the rest of Rwanda, too. Between midnight and 2.00am they all tune in to listen to the award-winning Zirara Zubakwa programme.
[East African] A hill on the common border between Rwanda and Burundi has become the unlikely focus of the tense relations between the two neighbours in the New Year.
[Ghana Star] Herve Renard reckons Ghana is close to winning an AFCON if they can change ‘something small’ and be ‘a bit lucky’. The Frenchman has been a resounding success in the Cup of Nations, winning titles with Zambia and Ivory Coast over three Nations Cups between 2012 and 2015.
[Iwacu] On Monday, November 28, 2016, Willy Nyamitwe, senior communication advisor to President Nkurunziza, escapes an assassination attempt in Kajaga area of Mutimbuzi commune of Bujumbura Province. Charges arise from all sides
[Daily News] NATIONAL football team, Taifa Stars is looking to upset their host Zimbabwe ‘ The Warriors’ in today’s international friendly match crucial for both sides to be held at the National Sports Stadium in Harare.