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Rwanda has lashed out at the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the death of a dissident singer in Rwandan police custody has revived long-running criticism of Kigali.

Friction between DRC and Rwanda after dissident singer dies

Rwanda has lashed out at the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the death of a dissident singer in Rwandan police custody has revived long-running criticism of Kigali.
Kizito Mihigo was known for songs that promoted healing and forgiveness, and described by many as Rwanda’s biggest cultural figure. Kizito Mihigo-Facebook

Gospel singer who plotted to kill Rwanda president dies in police cell — video

Rwandan gospel singer Kizito Mihigo, who was found guilty in 2015 of plotting to kill President Paul Kagame, has been found dead in a police cell, authorities confirmed on Monday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday joined other world leaders in mourning the late former President of Kenya, Daniel Arap Moi.

VP Osinbajo: Former Kenyan president Arap Moi would be fondly remembered

Professor Osinbajo who represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the state funeral for the late president, described Moi as one of the foremost leaders of decolonization of Africa and a founding father of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), while delivering his tribute.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame (left) and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni, during a meeting at State House Entebbe on March 25, 2018. (courtesy of CGTN)

Rwanda, Uganda strike prisoner swap deal

Neighbouring Rwanda and Uganda have agreed on a deal on Sunday to swap prisoners to help ease tensions following mutual accusations of spying and political meddling.

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame drops another hint he might retire soon

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has hinted at the possibility of not running for a fourth term, noting that his wish is for a woman to replace him when he retires from office.
Hotels, lodges and guest houses in Ugandan capital Kampala and neighbouring districts have to disclose details of visitors every day as part of measures to fight urban crime.

Uganda, Rwanda officials meet in Kampala over tensions

Rwandan and Ugandan officials will on Friday meet in Kampala to discuss the implementation of a pact aimed at ending tensions between the two countries.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino canvasses against corruption

Gianni Infantino, President of the world football governing body (FIFA), has called for concerted efforts from all stakeholders if the battle against corruption is to be won.
The second edition of the Africa Investment Forum, organised by the African Development Bank, began today in Johannesburg, South Africa. It will end on 13 November.

Africa Investment Forum opens in Johannesburg today

The second edition of the Africa Investment Forum, organised by the African Development Bank, began today in Johannesburg, South Africa. It will end on 13 November.
The first arrival of 66 refugees and asylum seekers from Libya supported by Rwanda's UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, at the Kigali international airport. CYRIL NDEGEYA - MINEMA

Rwanda welcomes first group of African refugees from Libya

A group of 66 African refugees and asylum-seekers arrived in Kigali late Thursday, the UN said, the first of what could be thousands relocated from Libya under a new programme.
Syridio Dusabumuremyi, a prominent opposition politician in Rwanda, has been stabbed to death, BBC reports quoting the victim’s FDU-Inkingi party.

Rwanda opposition politician stabbed to death

Syridio Dusabumuremyi, a prominent opposition politician in Rwanda, has been stabbed to death, BBC reports quoting the victim’s FDU-Inkingi party.
Amb. Kabiru Bala receiving accreditation letter from Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr. Geoffrey Onyeama

Nigerian ambassador to South Africa to be recalled over attacks on Nigerians

The Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala, will any moment from now be recalled for consultation over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country, a source said.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni were once close allies but their relations have turned deeply hostile in a dispute that damaged trade between the neighbours.

Ugandan, Rwandan leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.
L-R, Segun Osoba, Osinbajo and Tony Elumelu at the Tony Elumelu Foundation Forum in Abuja on Saturday

VP Osinbajo: Young African entrepreneurs will change narrative about the continent

Africa’s young men and women entrepreneurs will positively change the narratives about the continent, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has said that Nigeria needs to evolve a more effective tariff structure in order to achieve steady electricity supply.

AfDB chief, three others for Tony Elumelu foundation forum

The leaders of three African countries and the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, are expected to participate in the on-going Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum in Abuja.
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Rwanda to open embassy in Morocco

Rwanda is to open its embassy in Morocco, a Moroccan official told news Agency MAP on Wednesday.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame (left) and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni, during a meeting at State House Entebbe on March 25, 2018. (courtesy of CGTN)

Presidents Kagame, Museveni commit to talks

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Friday pledged at a summit in Angola to seek to resolve tensions that have erupted between their two countries in recent months.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame (left) and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni, during a meeting at State House Entebbe on March 25, 2018. (courtesy of CGTN)

Feuding Paul Kagame, Yoweri Museveni to meet in Angola

Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni are on Friday expected to meet in Angola and shed more light on the political tensions affecting their countries.
Yannick Folly, AFP - Benin's former President Boni Yayi (2nd from right) stands at the entrance of the house of Benin's former President Nicephore Soglo on April 19, 2019, in Cadjehoun district in Cotonou.

Benin’s former president Boni Yayi leaves amid political crisis

Benin’s former president Thomas Boni Yayi was in Togo Sunday having left effective house arrest in his homeland for health reasons, his representatives said, as political crisis grips the nation following controversial April polls.

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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.
Kabiru Baleria

Enyimba pay tribute to late Kano Pillars coach

Baleria passed on Tuesday and has since been buried in Kano. The club chairman, Surajo Shuaibu, declared a three-day mourning after a contingent from the club paid a condolence visit to the grieving family.