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Paul Rusesabagina, the polarising hero of the hit movie "Hotel Rwanda," went on trial on Wednesday on charges including terrorism that drew international calls for his release.
The African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga, said in Addis Ababa on Friday that instruments signifying Nigeria’s entry into the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will be received at the commission’s headquarters shortly ahead of next year’s kick-off of trading.
Nigeria's former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been named by business magazine Forbes as the African of the Year, becoming the first woman to clinch the award.
Burundi's ex-President Pierre Buyoya said on Wednesday he had resigned his position as an African Union envoy after his conviction and life sentence last month for the 1993 killing of another president who defeated him in an election.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame denied on Sunday that his government had kidnapped from abroad Paul Rusesabagina, whose widely acclaimed heroism inspired a Hollywood movie but who has been detained on terrorism and other charges.
The man portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” as saving the lives of more than 1,200 people from genocide was “kidnapped” while in Dubai, his daughter asserts, while a video shared by Rwandan authorities allegedly backing his arrest on suspicion of terrorism was challenged by his foundation.
Rwandan genocide fugitive Felicien Kabuga, whose arrest on Saturday ended 26 years on the run, was a frail, elderly man who said little to neighbours and who would take a stroll most days outside of his apartment in a well-off suburb of Paris.
DR Congo on Monday reiterated its accusation that Rwandan rebels in the east of the country killed 12 rangers and five others at the world-famous Virunga national park.
The lockdown, to remain until April 19, comes as Rwanda on Wednesday reported 82 coronavirus cases, the highest number of infections confirmed in the region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The President of the Republic of Rwanda, Mr. Paul Kagame, on Tuesday, said the anti-graft war can be won in Africa or elsewhere if it starts from the top.
More than two years after his death in Brussels, Etienne Tshisekedi's body was repatriated to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he was finally laid to rest in the land of his ancestors.
The Ambassador of Rwanda to Nigeria, Stanislas Kamanzi, has called for support of the francophone countries and the international community on its commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide of 1994 against the Tutsi ethnic group, on April 7.
Regional powers hailed Felix Tshisekedi on Sunday as Democratic Republic of Congo's incoming president despite claims by his opponents of an election stitch-up and the EU and African Union warning of doubts over the result.
Continental leaders will gather at the African Union this week to discuss the disputed election in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a spokesperson for the body said on Wednesday.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Saturday urged African heads of state to come to an agreement on long-debated reforms to their continental body at a special summit in the Ethiopian capital.
African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated reforms to their pan-continental body.
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Two persons were feared killed while one was injured as bank robbers attacked a bullion van at Bolorunduro area in Ondo East council area of Ondo state.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, over the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele on Thursday vowed to resist importation of maize as Nigerians have the capacity and capability to grow the crop locally to meet consumption demand.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo, on Thursday, insisted that the unity of the country should not be compromised in anyway.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mele Kyari, has assured Nigerians that the Port Harcourt Refinery Complex (PHRC) will roar back to life on or before April 5, 2023 when repairs would have been completed.
United’s Premier League fixture with Liverpool was postponed on safety grounds following protests from the Red Devils’ supporters, with around 100 fans entering the stadium and invading the pitch in a demonstration against the club’s controversial ownership.
Chelsea star Fikayo Tomori has nearly blown his chance of making his loan to AC Milan permanent, according to reports.
The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, on Saturday, donated a 28- seater bus to the ministry’s staff union.
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate alleged illegal fishing worth 70million dollars by Chinese and European trawlers in Nigerian waters.
Off contract in June, the future of Messi remains in doubt, despite his good relationship with new Barca president Joan Laporta.