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Rescue workers search for survivors in a collapsed house in Moulay Brahim, Al Haouz province, on September 9, 2023, after an earthquake. Morocco's deadliest earthquake in decades has killed more than 1,000 people, officials said on September 9, causing widespread damage and sending terrified residents and tourists scrambling to safety in the middle of the night. (Photo by Fadel SENNA / AFP) (Photo by FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images)
Africa
Kagame expresses deepest sympathy, solidarity with Morocco's King Mohammed VI after devastating earthquake
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Africa
Morocco earthquake: World leaders offer solidarity, death toll rises to over 1,000
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs President of the Union of the Comoros and Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Azali Assoumani as the latter takes his seat after the Union became a permanent member of the G20 during the G20 Summit 2023 at the Bharat Mandapam, in New Delhi, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023. (PTI Photo)
Africa
G20 membership will increase Africa’s voice, visibility, and influence – leaders
Aerial view Vision City real estate in Gasabo District. Kigali has emerged as Africa's premier smart city among the 30 cities that participated in the assessment. File
Rwanda
How Kigali became Africa's top smart city
Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji,  the CEO of METL, has expressed interest in investing in Rwanda through his company MeTL Group. Courtesy of MINAGRI
Business
Who’s Mo Dewji, the Tanzanian tycoon looking to invest in Rwanda?
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Africa
Regional Force gets three months' extension to restore peace in eastern DR Congo
Mozambique announced on Friday, August 25, that a leader of the terrorists in the country’s northernmost province of Cabo Delgado, Bonomade Machude Omar, also known as Ibn Omar. Internet
Africa
Cabo Delgado: What death of terror kingpin Ibn Omar means
Seventeen-year-old Lucie Yezakuzwe of Flying Eagle Karate-Do club made her debut at the 2023 UFAK Senior, Cadet and Junior Championships, in Casablanca, Morocco, and won bronze while fighting in the junior Kumite -53kg category.
Karate
Rwanda Karate: 17-year-old Yezakuzwe’s sudden rise speaks to country’s untapped potential
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Security
New Rwandan General takes over force command in northern Mozambique
Straton Musoni during an interview with The New Times at the Rwanda Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (RDRC) camp in Mutobo, Musanze District, on Wednesday, April 5, 2023. All photos by Olivier Mugwiza.
Rwanda
Former FDLR deputy president on how genocidal militia was formed
Kenneth Clarke, Baron Clarke of Nottingham, has noted that people are making objections to the Rwanda-UK migration deal, pointing out legal complications with it, but they don’t offer any alternative practical suggestions likely "to have an impact on a great national problem."
International
We must give Rwanda-UK partnership a chance to work, says senior UK lawmaker
Officials during the official opening session of the second EAC World Kiswahili Language Day celebrations in Kampala, Uganda, on July 6, 2023.
Africa
Why Africans need to learn Kiswahili, cherish it
French soldiers inspect a training session of Interahamwe in 1994. Courtesy
Rwanda
The forces that RPA defeated to liberate Rwanda
Nearly 11,500 migrants have crossed the English Channel, down around eight per cent on last year CREDIT: HENRY NICHOLLS/AFP
International
People smugglers exploit UK court ruling to lure in prospective migrants – reports
Some combatants of the genocidal FDLR militia, who were captured by M23 rebels, fighting alongside the DR Congo armed forces in the east of the country in December 2022. Courtesy
UN Group of Experts obscure realities of eastern DR Congo conflict – Rwanda govt
Genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga during his trial  at the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals in The Hague. Courtesy
Crime
Dissenting judge: Kabuga failed to demonstrate unfitness to stand trial
Rwanda’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb Claver Gatete delivers remarks during a UN Security Council Open Debate on the Rule of Law in New York, on January 12.  On June 12, Gatete said Rwanda pleads with all UN member states to consider the gravity of the crimes committed during the 1994 genocide, the prolonged suffering of the survivors, and the potential instability that the ongoing impunity poses. Courtesy
Rwanda
Fight against impunity not Rwanda’s task alone – Amb Gatete
Fulgence Kayishema appears in the Cape Town Magistrates Court, in Cape Town, South Africa,  on May 26, 2023. REUTERS/Nic Bothma
Crime
Genocide suspect Kayishema now faces 54 charges in South Africa

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