Africa

Rwanda To Investigate Violence At Its Kiziba Refugee Camp

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Cause of protests is yet not understood that erupted at the Kiziba Refugee Camp in Karongi District in Rwanda on Tuesday. The Rwanda National Police is learned to be launching an investigation soon, confirmed by the Rwanda’s Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugees Affairs (Midimar) through a press statement on Wednesday. The Kiziba Refugee Camp is home to thousands of ...

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Zanzibar Travel Tips (Sea, Air, Visa Requirement)

Zanzibar Travel Tips (Sea, Air, Visa Requirement)

They used to say it was the scent of cloves on the warm monsoon wind that greeted passengers as their ship was coming into Zanzibar. Even today, the very name of this exotic island spells mystery and adventure. More accurately, Zanzibar is the name of a whole group of islands that are part of Tanzania. The two largest are Unguja ...

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US Warns Tanzania On Used Clothes Import Ban

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United States has warned leaders of the East African Community (EAC) following their plan on ban of used clothes import by 2019 as the new move is considered as violates to the conditions that was set to expand trade and investment in the continent under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). EAC comprises of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi ...

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Zimbabwe Eases Visa Policy For SADC Members; Approves Visa On Arrival

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All the South African Development Community (SADC) members will be henceforth better welcomed in Zimbabwe. The government has announced to be offering visa on arrival. After a review of visa requirements several international countries have been elevated from Category C to category B level focusing on improvement on travel by outsiders and unlock tourism potential. Apart from the SADC member ...

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American Ivory Investigator Living In Kenya Stabbed To Death

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American geographer, ivory investigator was stabbed to death in his house in Kenya’s suburb of Langata on Sunday afternoon, said police. Esmond Bradley Martin lived in Kenya for decades and has for long contributed to the fight against elephant poaching and illegal wildlife trade. He was stabbed in the neck and Nairobi Police Chief Japheth Koome said four suspects have ...

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Former Congolese Commander John Tshibangu Extradited From Tanzania

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A renegade Congolese colonel John Tshibangu has now been extradited from Tanzania, after about a week being detained there, to face justice for rebellion. Tshibangu had earlier threatened to depose Congolese President Joseph Kabila saying “we are going to take Kabila down.” He had given 45 days ultimate to the president to step down. He was a military commander in ...

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Kenyan Opposition Leader Raila Odinga Swears As People’s President

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga declared himself Tuesday in capital Nairobi as people’s president. His swearing-in was controversial amid the event attended by thousands of his supporters. Television stations were shut down to prevent live coverage and government had earlier warned such an event would amount to treason. President Uhuru Kenyatta won the last election in October and was sworn ...

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