Kigali, Rwanda (PANA)  - Rwanda Public Prosecution Authority on Friday confirmed the arrest of former minister of education and head of several Government agencies, Dr Daphrose Gahakwa, on corruption charges. Gahakwa is accused of "wrongful exercise of public service" for the alleged mismanagement of public funds, judicial reports said. The prosecution authority [...]
©- - 02 october 2020 - 16:35:38 - thread Society (109 words)


Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) -   Rwanda's former  Presidential Guard commander, Col. Tom Byabagamba who was recently sentenced to 15 years in jail, is now accused of "stealing a mobile phone in court", a judicial source revealed on Monday in Kigali. Byabagamba, who was arrested in 2014, said he found the lost phone [...]
©- - 07 september 2020 - 16:49:27 - thread Society (200 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The inquest into the 1982 death of anti-Apartheid activist Dr Neil Aggett will re-convene on 20 January in the Gauteng High Court. Aggett was found hanged in his cell at the notorious Johan Vorster Square Police Station where many other liberation heroes lost their lives. The [...]
©- - 14 january 2020 - 14:26:00 - thread Society (235 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The trial of Capt. Amadou Aya Sanogo, who led the coup d'état that overthrew Malian President Amadou Toumani Touré in 2012, and his co-defendants, including Fousseïny Diarra, has been postponed to a future session of the criminal court, according to a press release issued on Thursday [...]
©- - 10 january 2020 - 13:48:35 - thread Society (341 words)


Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwandan media owner and manager of Kigali-based GoodRich TV, who disappeared recently while being sought by Rwandan justice over his alleged involvement in assaulting a female employee, has on his own surrendered to the police, a judicial source confirmed on Friday in Kigali. Dr Francis Habumugisha, vanished [...]
©- - 13 december 2019 - 18:13:09 - thread Society (269 words)


Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has rrested a Nigerian lecturer, currently serving at the University of Rwanda, Nyagatare Campus in North Eastern Rwanda, over an allegation of defilement, according to local media reports in the region on Sunday. The suspect who was identified by RIB as Dr. John [...]
©- - 20 october 2019 - 09:36:44 - thread Society (135 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, on Saturday joined the chorus of condemnation following the deadly terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday.   The attack left 49 people dead and another 20 seriously injured.   "The government and the people of South Africa convey [...]
©- - 16 march 2019 - 15:44:27 - thread Society (200 words)