The Uganda High Commissioner to Rwanda Richard Kabonero, has described the situation in eastern DRC as “extremely worrying” following the capture of the border town of Bunagana on Friday by the rebel group M23, leading to an influx of refugees and over 600 heavily armed soldiers of the Congolese army (FARDC).
Entrepreneurial minds lacking the money to begin their dream businesses have received a helping hand from the Ministry of Education, which will provide finances of up to US50,000 (Rwf 30 million).
The Rwandan community living in Uganda on Friday came together to celebrate the 50th independence and liberation anniversaries.
Rebels killed a Sudanese state official and seven other people in the oil-producing border state of South Kordofan, the state news agency said on Friday, the most senior official to be killed since fighting began in the region a year ago.
A team of parliamentarians, government officials and nongovernmental organizations from Central and East African countries, are meeting in Kigali to share experiences and develop a common strategy towards coming up with suitable forestry policies.
George W. Bush and Laura Bush wrapped up a week-long trip to Africa Friday, where they visited Zambia and Botswana promoting an initiative to fight cervical cancer and breast cancer in the countries.