India to Open Embassy in Kigali

[New Times] The Indian High Commissioner to Rwanda with residence in Kampala, Uganda, Ravi Shankar, has said that plans to open an Indian embassy in Rwanda are underway.

[New Times] The Indian High Commissioner to Rwanda with residence in Kampala, Uganda, Ravi Shankar, has said that plans to open an Indian embassy in Rwanda are underway.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rwanda Will Not Participate in EAC Military Games and Cultural Events

[Iwacu] Burundi will host the 11th session of East African Community military games and cultural events since August 26th 2017. All EAC member states will be present in the competition except Rwanda.

[Iwacu] Burundi will host the 11th session of East African Community military games and cultural events since August 26th 2017. All EAC member states will be present in the competition except Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Khama Stands Up to China Over Dalai Lama

[This is Africa] Botswana President Ian Khama’s response to China’s intimidation has sparked a row between the two countries. The Dalai Lama was set to visit Botswana amidst calls from China not to grant entry to the Tibetan leader. Botswana’s responde…

[This is Africa] Botswana President Ian Khama's response to China's intimidation has sparked a row between the two countries. The Dalai Lama was set to visit Botswana amidst calls from China not to grant entry to the Tibetan leader. Botswana's responded by saying it won't be dictated on who to grant or deny visas by anyone.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

World Humanitarian Day – UN Official Commends Aid Workers in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On the occasion of the World Humanitarian Day, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan lauded “the thousands of humanitarian workers in Sudan who work around the clock to provide aid and long-term rehabilitation …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On the occasion of the World Humanitarian Day, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan lauded "the thousands of humanitarian workers in Sudan who work around the clock to provide aid and long-term rehabilitation to disaster-affected communities and people in need, regardless of race, religion and politics".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UK Grants U.S.$5.8 Million to World Food Programme for Aid in Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United Kingdom (UK) has contributed £4.5 million ($5.8 million) to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to provide essential food assistance to nearly 370,000 displaced people in Darfur for two months.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United Kingdom (UK) has contributed £4.5 million ($5.8 million) to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to provide essential food assistance to nearly 370,000 displaced people in Darfur for two months.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Burundi Send Fresh Peacekeepers to Somalia

[Shabelle] A new battle group of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF) arrived in Somalia today, commencing a one year tour of duty under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

[Shabelle] A new battle group of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF) arrived in Somalia today, commencing a one year tour of duty under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Suspect Shot Dead During ATM Theft Bid

[Citizen] Police in Tarime have shot a man dead last week after suspecting him of sneaking into the National Bank of Commerce (NBC) Tarime branch with the intention of commiting crime.

[Citizen] Police in Tarime have shot a man dead last week after suspecting him of sneaking into the National Bank of Commerce (NBC) Tarime branch with the intention of commiting crime.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Re-Designed Mwanaspoti Out

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL), yesterday launched a newly designed Mwanaspoti that would bring a whole new experience to sports and entertainment readers.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL), yesterday launched a newly designed Mwanaspoti that would bring a whole new experience to sports and entertainment readers.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania