Tag Archives: Rwanda

Kinshasa and Kigali sign trade agreements, particularly on gold traceability ~ #AFP:

In the presence of two heads of state, a Congolese company, the Société aurifère du Kivu et du Maniema (Sakima SA) and a Rwandan, Dither LTD, signed “a memorandum of understanding of cooperation” for the exploitation of gold in order to deprive armed groups of income from this sector, according …

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Rwanda admits financing the flight that brought Paul Rusesabagina back to Kigali ~ #AFP:

The government of Rwanda admitted on Friday to having “facilitated” the trip to Kigali, where he was arrested, of the hero of the film “Hotel Rwanda”, the Minister of Justice specifying in an interview that the authorities had financed this operation. Ex-manager of the Hôtel des Mille Collines in Kigali, …

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Congolese justice sentences 14 people for the murder of twin musicians in July ~ #AFP:

The fourteen men were “sentenced to death yesterday (Thursday) for the murder” of Max Nsenga Ntumba and Percé Muamba Ntumba, two rappers from Kinshasa who were in the province of Kongo-central, told AFP Me Trésor Lobo , one of the civil party lawyers. In the DRC, the death penalty can …

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Stéphanie Frappart, first woman appointed central referee in the Champions League ~ #AFP:

Stéphanie Frappart, 36, had already been entrusted with the European Supercup of August 2019 between Liverpool and Chelsea, after having been the first woman to whistle in the French second division (2014) then in men’s Ligue 1 (2019), where she refereed her first Lyon-Marseille shock in early October. On the …

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ECCAS calls for an end to “crimes” in CAR ~ #AFP:

LIBREVILLE (GABON) – The eleven countries of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), meeting Friday in summit in Gabon, called for the end “crimes” which threaten the Central African Republic, one month away from presidential and legislative elections. The first round on December 27 will take place in …

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President Roch Kaboré reelected in the first round in Faso ~ #REUTERS:

The president of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré was reelected in the first round with a score of 57.87%, according to the Independent Electoral Commission (Céni). “Mr. Kaboré, Roch Christian Marc, with 57.87% of the vote is declared elected provisionally in the first round as president of Faso”, declared …

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Trump administration officially launches transition process ~ #REUTERS:

On Monday, the Trump administration officially acknowledged that Joe Biden won the election and therefore has the right to access the resources provided for the transition period until January 20, when the president-elect is expected to lend. oath. In a letter to the former vice president, General Service Administration (GSA) …

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