SOCIETE | SOCIETY

14-Nov-2019 to 21:04

Rwandan fraud trial: Prosecutor seeks preventive detention for ex-minister

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Prosecution on Thursday implored the Primary Court of Nyarugenge in Kigali city to remand the former Minister of Sports and Culture, Robert Bayigamba who is facing property-related fraud charges on 30 days preventive detention.

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14-Nov-2019 to 17:22

Canadian General in tribute to Rwanda genocide victims

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — Roméo Dallaire, a retired Canadian military general who served as Force Commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda in 1994 on Thursday paid tribute to victims of the genocide against the Tutsis by laying a wreath at the Kigali Genocide Memorial.

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14-Nov-2019 to 10:55

Cameroon to legislate against tribalism

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — A legislation encapsulating “contempt of tribalism” may soon be incorporated into the Cameroonian Criminal Code, according to a bill tabled in parliament by the government on Wednesday.

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13-Nov-2019 to 15:16

Rwandan court postpones genocide suspect's hearing

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The Appeal Court in Kigali on Wednesday postponed to 17 November, the hearing of the former militia leader Bernard Munyagishari over his alleged participation in the genocide against the Tutsis in 1994.

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13-Nov-2019 to 09:34

Rwanda repatriates bodies of two Ugandan traders killed near border

APA- Kigali(Rwanda) — The bodies of two Ugandan nationals killed last weekend during a shooting incident while attempting to cross the border to Rwanda at an unapproved point have been repatriated, a police source in the region confirmed Wednesday.

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11-Nov-2019 to 17:51

Rwanda among top 30 global destinations for 2020

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has been ranked as the top African destination to travel to in 2020 and among the top 30 globally by Travel Lemming which recognizes trending destinations.

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09-Nov-2019 to 11:20

Gambia moots transfer of main prison

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia has mooted plans to transfer its notorious Mile Two Central Prison from the outskirts of Banjul to the southwest of the country, if a statement attributed to the state is anything to go by.

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