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Rwanda’s aggressive attitude towards curbing plastic pollution

The negative impact of plastics in our environment is worse than we thought. Earlier alarms had been sounded about plastics concentrating in large …

Pollution

Chinese medical team provides free treatment in rural Rwanda

The 18th China Medical Team in Rwanda on Wednesday launched a week-long free treatment activity in Rwanda's Kibungo Cell.<p>Doctors of the 18th China …

Health Care

Welcome to Rwanda, where a new cricket ground is front-page news as part of a growing following for the sport and its power for good

“I’m dreaming. It really is a dream come true.”<p>Rwanda’s national team captain Eric Dusingizimana is sitting looking out over the newly constructed …

Annulation du concert de Fally Ipupa à Paris, le combat de trop

En empêchant l'artiste congolais de se produire dans la capitale française, les " combattants " se trompent de cible et délégitiment leurs …

Afrique

RDC : la menace d'une enquête internationale de l'ONU dans le Kasaï s'éloigne, Kinshasa respire

L'ONU ne devrait finalement pas lancer d'enquête internationale sur les tueries dans le Kasaï. Le projet de résolution qui doit être débattu vendredi …

Afrique

Cet homme a réalisé son rêve en visitant tous les pays du monde

Parmi les enseignements d’un voyage à travers 196 pays : le goût de la viande de chameau et un système de classification du papier toilette.<p>Albert …

Voyages

DAECH revendique l'attaque de Londres

DAECH revendique l’attaque perpétrée samedi soir à Londres alors que la police poursuit ses investigations. A Barking, dans la banlieue Est de la capitale britannique, douze personnes ont été arrêtées dimanche matin. Selon une chaîne de télévision britannique, les policiers ont perquisitionné le …

Attentat de Londres: l’Etat islamique revendique l’attaque

L’attentat a fait sept morts et une cinquantaine de blessés samedi soir dans la capitale britannique.<p>L’Etat islamique a revendiqué la responsabilité …

Le président togolais Faure Gnassingbé élu à la tête de la Cédéao

Le président togolais Faure Gnassingbé a été élu à la tête de la Cédéao, ce dimanche 5 juin. Il remplace la présidente libérienne Ellen Johnson …

Afrique

Black rhinos return to Rwanda 10 years after disappearance

Around 20 endangered eastern black rhinos are returning in an “extraordinary homecoming” to Rwanda after the species disappeared from the country 10 years ago, the African Parks organisation has said.<p>The rhinos are being moved from South Africa to the Akagera national park in eastern Rwanda, …

Wildlife

Why it's important that the world still reflects on Rwanda's genocide

23 years ago, genocide was unleashed in Rwanda. Almost a million Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed in about 100 days.<p>Consider not just the scale …

The Big Interview | Paul Kagame: Progress lies in working together

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame (pictured, right) is emerging as the de facto spokesperson for Africa with his clear vision of the continent’s …

Africa

Let’s Talk Coffee Rwanda to Connect Buyers with Greens from Women Growers

Portland, Ore.-based Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers is preparing to host Let’s Talk Coffee Rwanda, pitched as the country’s largest cupping and …

Coffee

EXCLUSIVE: One&Only Resorts to Open Two Safari Lodges in Rwanda

One&Only’s new safari camps will be luxurious home bases for exploring Rwanda’s national parks…<p>Following the success of <b>One&Only</b>’s first landlocked …

Rwanda to build 500 smart classrooms nationwide by end of 2017

Rwandan schools are expected to start using smart classrooms by the end of this year as a result of a partnership agreement signed three years ago …

Africa

Russia: Metro riders describe horrific scenes in St. Petersburg

<b>(CNN) —</b> Smoke everywhere. People jumping out of rail-car windows. Crawling, bleeding, covered in blood.<p>Metro passengers described the aftermath of the subway blast in St. Petersburg, Russia on Monday as scenes of horror.<p>Stanislav Listyev told CNN: "I was going down the escalator at Sennaya Square …

St. Petersburg

Unlikely friendships in the animal kingdom, in pictures

Animal Rescue

South Africa braces for Black Monday protests calling for Zuma ousting

South Africans are expected to take to the streets in their thousands this week in a series of demonstrations against President Jacob Zuma.<p>Anger has built across the country since Mr Zuma, 74, fired nine cabinet members, including his highly respected finance minister Pravin Gordhan, 67.<p>A social …

The destruction of Hillary Clinton: sexism, Sanders and the millennial feminists

Many books have been written about the way racial differences among feminists both divided and pushed feminist thinking and practice forward over the past several decades. In the 2016 election, however, it was not race but generation that was the dynamic factor among left-leaning women. Women like …

Middle-class

Uganda at breaking point as Bidi Bidi becomes world's largest refugee camp

The central reception area of the Imvepi refugee settlement, in northern Uganda, is packed to the brim. Thousands of people are crammed into a patch of land meant to hold just a fraction of the current load. They’ve been waiting for days, stuck in an administrative backlog the government of Uganda …

Africa

Refugee crisis: Record 65 million people forced to flee homes, UN says

The number of refugees in the world has reached the highest level ever recorded, according to figures published by the United Nations (UN).<p>After an …

Bénin : le projet de révision de la Constitution fait polémique

Le gouvernement du président Patrice Talon a adopté en conseil des ministres le projet de loi visant la révision de la constitution du 11 décembre …

Livres : quels liens entre (homo)sexualité, racisme, nationalisme et monde arabe ?

Plusieurs ouvrages sont récemment parus, qui tentent de comprendre les liens qui unissent les questions de sexualité et de racisme.Cet article Livres …

Islam

Official Resigns After U.N. Accidentally Tells the Truth About Israel

<b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> A U.N. report published this week accused Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime” of racial discrimination on the Palestinian people. …

Kenya's president deploys army to Rift Valley to quell deadly violence fuelled by drought

The Kenyan army is to mount a major operation against militia groups that have seized white-owned farms and brought deadly violence to a swathe of the Rift Valley, the country’s president said on Friday.<p>Effectively framing the invasions of ranches as a rebellion, Uhuru Kenyatta declared the tribal …

Uganda Through Our Windshield -Swarms of Tse Tse Flies And Other Road Hazards

The wonderful thing about travel is the unexpected, and one sure way to find the unexpected is to travel independently. Just recently we did a …

Tanzania offers 500 doctors to ease Kenya health crisis

Dar es Salaam - Tanzania on Saturday agreed to send 500 doctors to Kenya after a 100-day doctors' strike that paralysed health services in the …

Rwanda's last monarch, Kigeli V, is buried at home

Rwanda’s last king, Kigeli V, has been buried in a low-key ceremony attended by a handful of government officials. King Kigeli died in October, aged …

Opposition leader Thomas Nahimana prevented from returning to Rwanda, again

Nahimana has been forbidden to board his flight for the Rwandan capital, officials said.<p>Rwandan opposition leader and former priest living in France, …

Find Adventure (and Luxury) in Rwanda and Uganda

When most people think of East Africa, hotels aren’t the first thing to come to mind. However, in recent years the growing adventure tourism industry …