Articles by: Kigali Post

Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in Burundi

Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in Burundi

The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed his concern at inflammatory statements by public officials that could constitute incitement to violence including, most recently,[Read More…]

by March 12, 2018 0 comments Politics
Chad: Opposition parties plan ville morte strike March 12

Chad: Opposition parties plan ville morte strike March 12

Chadian opposition and other parties plan ville morte (general strike) March 12; transportation and commercial disruptions expected in N’Djamena as public sector strike continues Event Various unions called for the[Read More…]

by March 12, 2018 0 comments Politics
Plane Crashes in Kathmandu, With Many of Its 67 Passengers Feared Killed

Plane Crashes in Kathmandu, With Many of Its 67 Passengers Feared Killed

KATHMANDU, Nepal — A passenger jet from Bangladesh slammed into the runway and caught fire upon arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday, and officials feared many of the plane’s 67[Read More…]

by March 12, 2018 0 comments Lifestyle
Weasel needs to be rescued from Bryan White – Chagga

Weasel needs to be rescued from Bryan White – Chagga

TOUGH TIMES: Chagga, real name Geoffrey Kyagambidwa, has been the Goodlyfe manager since 2015. However since the death of Mowzey Radio last month, things do not seem to be all[Read More…]

by March 11, 2018 0 comments Entertainment
President Kagame meets with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the International Solar Alliance Summit

President Kagame meets with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the International Solar Alliance Summit

President Kagame meets with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the International Solar Alliance Summit Tweets by UrugwiroVillage

by March 11, 2018 0 comments Politics
Trump, Kim impersonators booted from Olympics

Trump, Kim impersonators booted from Olympics

President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un stopped bragging about their respective nuclear buttons and crashed the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang — but, alas,[Read More…]

by February 10, 2018 0 comments Sports
Voter registration starts for Burundi’s constitution referendum, elections

Voter registration starts for Burundi’s constitution referendum, elections

Voter registration started Thursday across Burundi for the country’s constitutional referendum in May and its general elections in 2020. The 10-day combined registration of voters will end on Feb. 17.[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Politics
African Renaissance: A long dream turning into reality?

African Renaissance: A long dream turning into reality?

The concept of African Renaissance has been on the lips of progressive Africans for decades as a renewal of the way of doing things to overcome Africa’s challenges and  advance the[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Politics
George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist

George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist

George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist, botanist, and educator. He invented over 300 uses for peanuts. He filed only three patents on the products he’d[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Tech
Antonio Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees speaks during a press conference at the Launch of the Regional Flash Appeal Following recent events in Libyan Arab Jamahiri

UN Chief Warns President Nkurunziza Against Tampering With Constitution

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has come under heavy criticism this time by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warning him against manipulating the country’s constitution to entrench himself longer in power. “While[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Politics