Central Africa

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 04:50:27 GMT
Cameroon: Cameroon Doctors Flee to Europe, North America for Lucrative Jobs
[VOA] Yaounde, Cameroon -- The state of health care in Cameroon is a source of growing concern, with thousands of doctors fleeing the central African country for lucrative jobs elsewhere, especially in Europe and North America, according to officials...

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 04:43:58 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Hospitals in Eastern DRC Face Vaccine Shortages
[VOA] Goma -- In the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, specifically in the Beni and Butembo region, parents are finding it hard getting vaccines for their children. Health care providers report that vaccines have been in short supply for several ...

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 10:35:44 GMT
Rwanda: Exiled Rwandan Accused of Terrorism Financing Is Dead
[Nile Post] Renowned Rwandan industrialist and businessman, Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa, has passed on at the age of 82.

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 04:39:38 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: From DR Congo to Uganda, and Back
[Norwegian Refugee Council] "Life in Uganda is hard, but life in DR Congo is too dangerous to return. I don't know what to do." Like many Congolese refugees in Uganda, Maisha faces an impossible choice.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 12:48:15 GMT
Central African Republic: CAR Child Refugees Dream of a Better Future
[DW] More than a million people, including children, have fled their homes in the volatile Central Africa Republic to Cameroon. Not all have given up hope.

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 08:30:42 GMT
Rwanda: April 17, 1994 - Genocidal Govt Appoints Extremist Officials to Expedite Killings
[New Times] On April 17, 1994, the genocidal government held a meeting in which some Governors were replaced by others considered more capable of speeding up the killings in their respective prefectures.

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 07:02:50 GMT
Rwanda: Exiled Rwandan Industrialist Tribert Rujugiro Dies At 82
[New Times] Renowned Rwandan business mogul and industrialist, Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa, has died at the age of 82.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 21:04:57 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Rep Smith Introduces Bill to Prevent Imports of Cobalt Mined by Child Labor In the DR Congo
[U.S. House] Washington, DC -- Communist China exploits African children to power the 'Green Economy'

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 15:35:31 GMT
Rwanda: 39 Arrested for Genocide Ideology-Related Crimes in Commemoration Week
[New Times] Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) received a total of 52 cases of genocide ideology and associated crimes during the initial week - from April 7 to 13 - of commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, resulting in the a...

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 08:30:43 GMT
Rwanda: Kagame's Kwibuka 30 Address - a Worthwhile Reflection for African Leaders
[New Times] I unblinkingly watched and, later, read word-for-word, the transcribed version of President Paul Kagame's Address delivered on April 7, 2024, on the thirtieth remembrance [Kwibuka 30] of the lethal politically-motivated 1994 Genocide agai...

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 08:30:42 GMT
Rwanda: Ibuka Renews Call to Reveal Whereabouts of Genocide Victims
[New Times] As residents of Bugesera District observed the 30th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, on Tuesday, April 16, the umbrella organisation for Genocide survivors' associations, Ibuka, renewed its call for people to provide ...

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 08:30:41 GMT
Rwanda: Ministry of Education Honors Former Employees, Students, Teachers Killed in Genocide
[New Times] The Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) commemorated 77 former employees, as well as teachers and students who lost their lives during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 15:38:31 GMT
Kenya: Foreign Relations Committee Rejects Ruto's Pick for Goma Consulate
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The National Assembly Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations has rejected the nomination of Charles Githinji Kiiru as the Consular General for Goma, DRC.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 16:06:46 GMT
Rwanda: Rwanda Urges More Global Collaboration To Prosecute Genocide Suspects
[New Times] John Bosco Siboyintore, Head of Rwanda's Genocide Fugitives Tracking Unit at the National Public Prosecution Authority (GFTU), has revealed the hurdles encountered in prosecuting genocide suspects scattered across the globe and called for...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:01:10 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Beyond Images of War - Sammy Baloji's Work Captures DR Congo's Vibrant Arts and Culture, Challenging Western Views
[The Conversation Africa] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is all too often associated with violent conflict, at the expense of its positive aspects. Reports on this huge country, the second largest in Africa after Algeria, and nearly twice the...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 16:08:18 GMT
Rwanda: UN Urged to Prevent Hatred Against Congolese Tutsi
[New Times] As the Diaspora of the Midwest of America gathered to commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Col Raoul Bazatoha, the Defense Attaché in Rwanda's embassy in Washington DC, urged the international community to prevent increas...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:21:11 GMT
Rwanda: April 16, 1994 - the Atrocious Rukumberi Killings Take Shape
[New Times] On April 16, 1994, Rukumberi, located in the present-day Ngoma district, experienced horrific massacres that nearly wiped out the entire Tutsi population there.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:21:11 GMT
Rwanda: Genocidal Rape - Consolee Nishimwe's 30 Year-Journey of Pain, Justice and Healing
[New Times] Ten years after the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi, Consolee Nishimwe, who was 24 at the time, fell really sick. If she had not gone to the hospital at that moment, she would have died.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:21:10 GMT
Rwanda: Rwanda's Headline Inflation Eased to 4.2% in March
[New Times] Rwanda's headline inflation eased to 4.2 percent in March 2024, from 4.9 per cent in February 2024, according to the latest Urban Consumer Price (CPI) Index published by the the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR).

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:20:29 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Ramaphosa, Museveni to Discuss DR Congo Crisis
[New Times] South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected in Uganda on Monday, April 15, for a two-day working visit in which he will discuss the security crisis in eastern DR Congo with his counterpart Yoweri Museveni.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:20:28 GMT
Rwanda: Kagame Tips New RDF Cadets On Broader Responsibilities Beyond War
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Monday, April 15 commissioned 624 officers, noting that their responsibilities go beyond fighting wars on battlefields, to building the nation and protecting the progress achieved.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 04:59:41 GMT
Chad: Japan Supports WFP Emergency Response to Crisis-Affected Populations in Chad
[WFP] N'djamena -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of approximately US$ 7.6 million (JPY 1.1billion) from the Government of Japan to support the Chadian Government emergency response to crisis-affected communitie...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 04:59:34 GMT
Rwanda: Rwanda's Village of Reconciliation and Unity
[DW] In the Rwandan village of Mbyo, Tutsi who survived the genocide now live together with rehabilitated Hutu perpetrators. But they tell DW it has been a difficult journey.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 16:09:48 GMT
Rwanda: Over 2,000 Genocide Victims' Bodies Discovered in Huye to Get Decent Burial
[New Times] Huye District will accord a decent burial to 2,073 bodies of 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi victims that were discovered under a house and a field.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 05:02:39 GMT
Rwanda: Untold Story - Bourbon's Role in Rwanda's Growing Coffee Culture
[New Times] Jean -- Bourbon Coffee opened its first shop in Kigali, in 2007, and has expanded to eight different locations across Rwanda and the United States.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 11:30:31 GMT
Angola: Consumer Price Index Registers Slight Slowdown in March
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The National Consumer Price Index (IPCN) recorded a slight slowdown of 0.04 percentage points, standing at 2.54 percent, last March, against 2.58% observed in February this year.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 04:48:49 GMT
Rwanda: Burundi-Rwanda Rivalry - RED-Tabara Rebel Attacks Add to Regional Tensions
[The Conversation Africa] The RED-Tabara armed group, based in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has renewed attacks in Burundi since late 2023. The group - which is an abbreviation of the French Résistance pour un État de Droit au Bu...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 04:48:44 GMT
West Africa: Wave of Increased Food Insecurity Hits West and Central Africa
[UN News] Almost 55 million people are facing further food and nutrition insecurity in West and Central Africa during the region's three-month lean season from June through August, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 12:14:45 GMT
Angola: President's Aide Invites Investors to Grain Production Program
[ANGOP] Dundo -- The Secretary of the Angolan President of the Republic for the productive sector, Isaac dos Anjos, on Saturday called on to Angolan and foreign businesspeople to invest in cereal production in Lunda-Norte, within the scope of the Nat...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 12:14:44 GMT
East Africa: Angolan New Representative of the AUC President in Central and East Africa
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The new Special Representative of the President of the African Union Commission (AUC) and Head of the AU Mission for Central and Eastern Africa (MISAC), Angolan António Egídio de Sousa Santos, presented his Letters of Cred...