Articles by: Kigali Post

Kenya: Main suspect in murder of Chief Inspector Odongo arrested

Kenya: Main suspect in murder of Chief Inspector Odongo arrested

Albert Lelei Ntuitai was arrested on Saturday evening by DCI detectives. •Director George Kinoti said that before his macabre killing, the late Chief Inspector Odongo was the OCS Muthithi Police[Read More…]

by January 24, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Burundi announces the closure of its “consulate” in the occupied city of El-Aaiun

Burundi announces the closure of its “consulate” in the occupied city of El-Aaiun

Bujumbura (Burundi) 23 January 2021 (SPS) – Burundian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced, through its Twitter account, it will close its “consulate” in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, due to “strategic[Read More…]

by January 24, 2021 0 comments Politics
DR Congo lawmakers file motion of no confidence in PM Ilunga

DR Congo lawmakers file motion of no confidence in PM Ilunga

A majority in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s lower house of parliament filed a motion of no confidence in the prime minister, a move likely to force the government’s[Read More…]

by January 23, 2021 0 comments Politics
Biovac to distribute vaccines to S.Africa healthcare workers

Biovac to distribute vaccines to S.Africa healthcare workers

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa has a three-month plan to import, store and distribute coronavirus vaccines for frontline healthcare workers through a contract with pharmaceutical company Biovac Institute, a letter[Read More…]

by January 21, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
Egypt imposes new taxes on cigarettes

Egypt imposes new taxes on cigarettes

Egypt will begin collecting an additional one Egyptian pound ($0.064) for every pack of cigarettes sold in the local market starting July, the state-run General Authority for Health Insurance announced[Read More…]

by January 21, 2021 0 comments Business
Biden cancels travel ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others

Biden cancels travel ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others

U.S President Joe Biden on his first day in office issued some executive orders undoing some of former President Donald Trump’s policies. Among the 17 executive orders and presidential actions[Read More…]

by January 21, 2021 0 comments Politics
Russia’s Growing Military Presence in the Central African Republic

Russia’s Growing Military Presence in the Central African Republic

On December 22, 2020, Russia announced sending additional military instructors to the Central African Republic (CAR). Despite initial rejection, Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) ultimately admitted the fact of[Read More…]

by January 21, 2021 0 comments Politics
Trump imposes visa restrictions on Tanzanian officials over vote

Trump imposes visa restrictions on Tanzanian officials over vote

The US government has imposed visa restrictions on Tanzanian officials for “undermining” a free and fair election. The State Department said it was banning an unspecified number of Tanzania government[Read More…]

by January 20, 2021 0 comments Politics
India strongly condemns attack on MINUSCA peacekeepers in the Central African Republic

India strongly condemns attack on MINUSCA peacekeepers in the Central African Republic

India strongly condemns the attack on peacekeepers of MINUSCA in the Central African Republic, that has resulted in the death of a peacekeeper from Rwanda on 13 January and one[Read More…]

by January 19, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Virus Outbreak-Gorillas

In 1st known primate case, gorillas test positive for virus at San Diego Zoo

8 gorillas believed to have virus and several have been coughing; appears infection came from member of zoo’s team SAN DIEGO (AP) — Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo[Read More…]

by January 12, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates