Rwanda agrees deal to take in hundreds of African migrants

Rwanda agrees deal to take in hundreds of African migrants 1

Rwanda has agreed to take in hundreds of African migrants who are currently being held in Libyan detention centres. The migrants will be flown to Rwanda from Libya, where they are being held in detention centres A joint agreement between the government, the UN refugee agency (UNHRC) and the African Union (AU) was announced on Tuesday. An initial group of 500 people will be evacuated by aeroplane to Rwanda in the coming weeks, a statement said. That group, which includes children and vulnerable young people, is mainly made up of…

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Rwandan students blocked at DR Congo border

Rwandan students blocked at DR Congo border 2

A Rwandan parent who tried to accompany her child to school in Goma said that despite meetings with authorities on the issue ,no solution was reached. “Our children have always studied in Congo, because it is cheaper. Will I get here a French system school for my child who is in their fifth year at secondary school? No,” she told the BBC. Cecile Ahaji, 19, had similar concerns: “They want us to study here in Rwanda, but I cannot study here because I have never studied in the English system,…

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‘Terminator’ found guilty of DR Congo war crimes

‘Terminator’ found guilty of DR Congo war crimes 4

A former Congolese rebel leader has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Bosco Ntaganda was convicted of leading a brutal campaign in eastern DR Congo Fighters loyal to Bosco Ntaganda carried out gruesome massacres of civilians, said judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC). Ntaganda, nicknamed “Terminator”, was convicted on 18 counts including murder, rape, sexual slavery and using child soldiers. He becomes the first person convicted of sexual slavery by the ICC. Related Articles Ntaganda, who will be sentenced at a later hearing, is the…

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3 African countries want Zim teachers

3 African countries want Zim teachers 5

By Nqobile Tshili Three African countries have approached Government to recruit Zimbabwean teachers who are on demand in those nations. Professor Paul Mavima Primary and Secondary Education Minister Professor Paul Mavima revealed this last Friday during a public lecture held at the United College of Education in Bulawayo. The public lecture, which was organised by the Zimbabwe Congress of Students Union (Zicosu), was running under the theme: “Utilising teachers and education in achieving vision 2030,” Related Articles Prof Mavima said Government has suspended talks with South Sudan over exportation of…

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