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PHOTOS: Rwandan President Paul Kagame Sworn in for Third Term

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has today (Friday, August 18th 2017) been sworn in for a third term in office after winning country’s presidential election with a landslide victory early this month. The ceremony which was attended by over 19 heads of state, was held at the Amahoro National Stadium in the

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2000 Buvuma Islanders Get Access to Safe Drinking Water to Combat Diseases

At least 2,000 residents on Buvuma Island, the largest island on the chain, have received 430 water filters from SPOUTS of Water, a social enterprise that produces the Purifaaya Ceramic Water filters. Buvuma Island has one of the highest incidents of water-borne diseases like Bilharzia and typhoid because of poor sanitation

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US Govt Pokes Holes in Kagame Landslide Victory

The US has issued a statement on the Friday’s Rwanda election won by the incumbent by a comfortable 98.6 per cent. United States of America has decried the irregularities that manifested in the Friday Rwandan election which the incumbent won with 98.6 percent. In an August 5, 2017 statement, Heather Nauert, the

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Kagame Wins Rwanda Presidential Election With Landslide Victory

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has won the country’s presidential election with a landslide victory, The Tower Post reports. Kagame won the elections held on Friday (August 4th) with 5,433,890 votes (98.66%) from the 74% of the ballots that had been counted by publication time. Independent candidate Phillippe Mpayimana came second with 39,620

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Arua Municipality Voters Collect Signatures to Throw MP Abiriga Out of Parliament Over Age Limit

Supporters of the age limit removal campaign continue to receive hostile treatment from sections of the Ugandan population. The age limit removal campaign is aimed at removing article 102b from Uganda’s constitution to allow the east African nation’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni stand for reelection when Uganda next goes to the

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Kagame: People are the Most Important Foundation of Rwanda’s Development

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has called on citizens to stay united and focused on development activities for their daily lives. Kagame was Sunday addressing supporters at a rally in Rwamagana District where he concluded his campaigns in the Eastern province. “People are the most important foundation of Rwanda’s development. We value all

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Josephine Lalam Wins Gold for Uganda at Commonwealth Youth Games

Josephine Joyce Lalam on Saturday (July 22nd) won Uganda a Gold medal at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth games in Nassau, Bahamas. The athlete, who represented Uganda in Javelin emerged winner with a distance of 51.89 meters. Autralia’s Bowyer Ellie Frances came second with a throw of 50.64 meters taking silver while

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President Kagame, WHO Regional Director Discuss Healthcare

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has met and held discussions with Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) regional director for Africa. The meeting happened Thursday at Village Urugwiro in Kigali. After the meeting Dr Moeti told reporters that the she and the president had discussed ways of improving healthcare and how

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