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Kagame Critic Diane Rwigara Acquitted

Rwanda High Court has Thursday evening acquitted pronounced government critic Diane Shima Rwigara. Rwigara together with her mother Adeline Mukangemanyi have been under incarceration over charges of inciting insurrection and forgery as allegedly discovered by the National Electoral Commission during the evaluation of nominations for the presidential elections held last year. She

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KENYA: Nairobi Governor Suspends Ban on Matatus from City Centre

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko Tuesday suspended a ban on matatus from the city centre. Sonko said the move is aimed at allowing further consultations among affected parties in order to find a lasting solution to the problem of congestion. “I have noted with deep concern the plight of Nairobi residents as a result

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Patrick Segawa and Patience Kyebitondo

Video: Ugandan Man Proposes to Girlfriend at International Conference, Wows Participants

A Proposal at a Family Planning Conference: Patrick Segawa of the Public Health Ambassadors Uganda surprised participants at an international conference in Rwanda with a proposal to his girlfriend Patience Kyebitondo. During the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP), participants were still enjoying a flash mob dance when Segawa went on

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Rwandan refugees previously repatriated. Courtesy Photo

Uganda Ponders Sending Away Thousands of Rwandan Refugees

Uganda's government will soon decide on whether to send back all Rwandan refugees that have been living in the country for years. What this move means is that thousands of Rwandans will have their refugee statuses cancelled. Government estimates that at least 14,000 Rwandans are living in the country since the

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Babu Owino and Museveni

Kenyan MP Babu Owino Hits at Museveni Over Travel Ban to Uganda

Embakasi East MP Babu Owino has hit at President Yoweri Museveni over a travel ban to Uganda for Bobi Wine's Kyarenga Concert. Last week, internal affairs minister Jeje Odongo wrote to Monica Juma, Kenya's foreign affairs cabinet secretary, concerning Owino's ban. "Our attention is drawn to the joint subversive activities of Robert

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