SOCIETE | SOCIETY

06-Feb-2020 to 14:56

S/Africa: ‘Ailing’ Zuma holds rifle on Twitter, media left buzzing

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A tweeted photo of former president Jacob Zuma on Thursday as he sat on a chair next to a quad bike with a hunting rifle in his hand aiming at something has left the social media abuzz, just days after a court was told that the retired leader was in Cuba receiving medical attention for an unnamed illness.

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30-Jan-2020 to 21:52

Rwanda's court defers ex-rebel leaders' trial to March

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan High Court on Thursday postponed the trial of two rebel leaders accused of taking part in the 1994 genocide and fleeing to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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30-Jan-2020 to 21:10

Rwanda: Four die after drinking contaminated brew

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Alcohol contaminated with potentially toxic levels of methanol has killed at least four people in Kanombe, a suburb of the Rwandan capital Kigali, a senior local administrative authority confirmed Thursday.

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28-Jan-2020 to 20:54

Liberian police conduct arrests over German’s murder

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Police in Liberia on Tuesday say they have arrested two suspects linked to the murder of German national Juergen Schedema in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.

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28-Jan-2020 to 14:09

Rwandan "tortured in Uganda" dies of injuries

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Dieudonné Uzabumwana, one of the Rwandan nationals who was recently dumped at the Rwandan border fighting for his life after being allegedly assaulted in Uganda, has died, the Governor of Northern province, Jean Marie Gatabazi confirmed on Tuesday.

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28-Jan-2020 to 13:40

Liberian leader "shaken" by Kobe Bryant's death

Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Manneh Weah has said he is deeply shaken by the death in a helicopter crash of US basketball star Kobe Bryant, describing the incident as a tragedy for the sporting world.

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27-Jan-2020 to 21:24

Turning a former prison into Rwanda's largest cathedral

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — If all goes according to plan, a patch of land that once held Kigali's maximum security prison will be transformed into the biggest cathedral in Rwanda as part of a drive by the municipal authorities to improve infrastructure in the city.

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