‘Corruption is not African’ – Rwanda’s Paul Kagame tells the world

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has rejected the notion that Africa is characterized by corruption, and pointed fingers at non-Africans for involving in corrupt acts in the continent. Kagame was speaking on Tuesday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York where he called on the rest of the world to seeContinue reading “‘Corruption is not African’ – Rwanda’s Paul Kagame tells the world”

Stateless Rastafarians in Ethiopia promised identity cards

The Rastafarian community in Ethiopia have been promised an official identity by the government after years of petitioning to be granted citizenship status. The foreign ministry said Rastafarians in the country will be given identity cards to be able to reside and enjoy some benefits like citizens. The government stated clearly that the identity cardsContinue reading “Stateless Rastafarians in Ethiopia promised identity cards”

Kenya gives in to U.S. threats after proposed used clothes ban

Kenya has withdrawn a proposed ban on used clothes by the East African regional bloc after threats by the United States to review trade benefits to specifically Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Kenya’s Trade and Industrialization Principal Secretary Dr Chris Kiptoo said the country had decided to comply with the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)Continue reading “Kenya gives in to U.S. threats after proposed used clothes ban”

Female rapists attacking men in Zimbabwe, police issues caution

Zimbabwean police have cautioned unsuspecting men and the general public to be wary of a group of women accused of sexually assaulting men in the capital Harare. Two separate incidents were reported last week after an August last year incident when four women drugged and “sexually molested” a 29-year-old man they had offered a lift.Continue reading “Female rapists attacking men in Zimbabwe, police issues caution”

South Africa remembers 1960 massacre when police shot dead 69 protesters

On Monday, March 21, 1960, after a decision to embark on a peaceful protest to denounce pass laws designed to segregate South Africans, 300 armed policemen opened fire at over 5000 protesters at the Sharpeville police station killing 69 on the spot. The protest was organised by the African National Congress (ANC) breakaway group, PanContinue reading “South Africa remembers 1960 massacre when police shot dead 69 protesters”