Articles by Rwanda

  • Life Expectancy Worldwide Increases by 6 YearsLife Expectancy Worldwide Increases by 6 Years

    December 22 2014 12:21 PM

    A recent in-depth analysis on global health states that life expectancy both for men and women worldwide has increased by about six years since 1990.

  • ISIS Possess Anti-Aircraft Weapons – German SpiesISIS Possess Anti-Aircraft Weapons – German Spies

    October 28 2014 1:18 PM

    The ISIS reportedly control a number of Manpads or Man Portable Air Defence Systems that could down commercial airliners or even low-flying military helicopters.

  • Miss Universe 2014 Update: No Pageant This Year, MU Scheduled On 2015Miss Universe 2014 Update: No Pageant This Year, MU Scheduled On 2015

    October 27 2014 2:28 PM

    The highly anticipated Miss Universe 2014 will not be happening this year but instead its going to be in January of 2015.

  • New Zealand Aid Worker Shocked At Auckland Airport's 'Relaxed' Ebola ScreeningNew Zealand Aid Worker Shocked At Auckland Airport's 'Relaxed' Ebola Screening

    October 15 2014 2:42 PM

    New Zealand aid worker expected a tight Ebola screening process at Auckland Airport but authorities didn't even take her temperature.

  • Fourth of July: Things to Know about American Independence Day Plus 4 Ways to Celebrate it When Hurricane Arthur/ Rains StrikeFourth of July: Things to Know about American Independence Day Plus 4 Ways to Celebrate it When Hurricane Arthur/ Rains Strike

    July 04 2014 12:58 PM

    The Fourth of July is the day when Americans submerge in the spirit of celebration. It is the day when all Americans celebrate the day their country was declared independent. The United States of America was officially declared free from the Kingdom of Great Britain (United Kingdom) on July 4, 1776.

  • Remembering 20 Years of Rwanda Genocide: Rwanda Prepares to Commemorate 800,000 People KilledRemembering 20 Years of Rwanda Genocide: Rwanda Prepares to Commemorate 800,000 People Killed

    April 04 2014 5:04 PM

    Twenty years of being haunted by Rwanda's darkest moment in history, Rwanda prepares to commemorate the 800,000 people killed in the three-month killing spree, leaving orphaned survivors struggling to uplift their lives despite the tragedy that left them scarred for life.

  • Australia Fails World Wide Web Index 2013

    November 25 2013 4:40 PM

    Australia has failed to get to the World Wide Web Index 2013 top 10 ranking due to inadequate safeguards and due process against government digital surveillance. It has landed at no. 11.

  • Congo: Battered and Defeated, M23 Announces End of Rebellion

    November 07 2013 3:27 PM

    M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which at one point occupied a regional capital of Goma, have announced an end to its almost 2 years of insurgent struggle stating that they are ready to search for a political solution to the root causes which led to its creation. The end of the rebellion, however, came just hours after the government forces claimed total victory after driving the rebels from their last two strongholds.

  • Congolese Militia Smuggle $500 Million In Gold A Year: Report

    October 14 2013 12:50 PM

    M23 militants in eastern Congo have infiltrated several lucrative gold mines in order to bankroll their rebellion by smuggling out nearly $500 million of the precious metal a year, claimed a Washington-based human rights group on Thursday, accusing four African gold exporters for enabling the militia group, which has had a history of human rights violations.

  • Congolese Militia Smuggle $500 Million In Gold A Year: Report

    October 11 2013 5:51 PM

    M23 militants in eastern Congo have infiltrated several lucrative gold mines in order to bankroll their rebellion by smuggling out nearly $500 million of the precious metal a year, claimed a Washington-based human rights group on Thursday.

  • FIBA World Rankings: Biggest Gainers

    October 02 2013 5:48 PM

    Here are the teams that have taken giant leaps in the latest FIBA world rankings. All of them performed well in the 2013 continental championship cycle, and by the time FIBA World Cup 2014 comes around, some of them will improve their rankings even further.

  • Congo: Thwarted M23 Attack Put Rebels on Back Foot and Paveds Way for Talks

    September 13 2013 7:09 PM

    In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the National forces (FARDC), with support from the UN peacekeeping mission MONUSCO and its intervention brigade, have averted threat to the city of Goma, nearby refugee camps and U.N. missions by pushing the M23 rebel group back towards the north, in fighting which took place late Aug. This was informed by Hervé Ladsous, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at a press conference at the U.N. Headquarters.

  • Syria Crisis: U.S. Asks New Zealand and Australia for Moral Support to Strike Assad Regime [VIDEO]

    September 03 2013 12:52 PM

    New Zealand and Australia have been asked by the U.S. to pledge support for its potential military strike against Syria. Prime Minister John Key of New Zealand has yet to make a decision and give his commitment on the matter.

  • FIBA Africa 2013 First Round: Stats, Results, and Recap (August 21)

    August 22 2013 1:35 PM

    Day Two of the 2013 FIBA Africa Championship saw the defending champions surviving an upset bid by their regional rivals, a couple of beatdowns, and an Olympic qualifier doing just enough to hold off a team that is on the rise.

  • 6 Most Shocking Photographs that Shook the World (Slideshow)

    July 22 2013 4:34 PM

    Here are the photographs that shocked the world.

  • 6 Most Shocking Photographs of the World (Slideshow)

    July 22 2013 3:44 PM

    Here are the photographs that shocked the world.

  • Work in Poor African Nations Spurred Harvard Graduate Leila Janah to Give Back Through Samasource

    February 22 2013 4:20 PM

    At a time when even tech giants such as Dell are downsizing because of the weak business environment, a U.S.-based company that logged a 400 per cent increase in accounts the past 12 months is certainly impressive and truly blessed. Samasource, founded in 2008 by Harvard graduate Leila Janah, is a leading provider of data and content services. Its clients include Google, Walmart, eBay, the University of California San Francisco and Getty Images.

  • Australia Wins UN Security Council Seat

    October 19 2012 10:09 AM

    Australia won on Friday a United Nations Security Council seat in New York with 140 votes. The victory is the result of a four-year campaign initiated by former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd in 2008.

  • Treatment and Prevention of HIV Through Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

    February 16 2012 10:21 AM

    AIDS has long been a worldwide problem as many people have been affected, directly or indirectly by this disease. Statistics show that by the latter part of 2009, there were an estimated 3.3 million people who were already affected by HIV/AIDS. There were already 24 million who died because of AIDS and there were 2.6 million people that were newly-affected by this disease.

  • Qatar Airways Announces Seven New Destinations

    November 25 2011 12:58 PM

    Qatar Airways wrapped up a highly successful presence at Dubai Airshow last week with orders for 90 aircraft and the announcement of seven new destinations while the airline’s CEO was honoured for his achievements.