Paul Rusesabagina, 67, was found guilty of backing a rebel group behind deadly attacks in 2018 and 2019.His family has called the trial a sham, saying he was taken to Rwanda, from exile, by force.
The US, where Rusesabagina is a resident, said it was concerned by the conviction.His journey from celebrated figure to state enemy happened as his criticism of the government grew.
Takoradi, Sept 20, GNA – The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis will play host to the “#Fix TheCountry” team to drum home the need to work on developmental challenges in the Western Region.
The #FixTheCountry tagline has raised awareness among the authorities and the public on how citizens could stand up to demand the fixing of socio-economic challenges.
A court in Uganda has granted bail to two opposition MPs who have been charged with murder over a spate of killings with machetes in the country’s central region.
However, MP Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Segirinya – who were detained about two weeks ago – will spend another night in custody, as it was too late to do the paper work for their release.
Sixty-three endangered African penguins have been killed by a swarm of bees in a rare occurrence near Cape Town, bird conservationists in South Africa say.
The protected birds, from a colony in Simonstown, were found on the shore with multiple bee-stings.
Langat Clement Kiprono and Peris Cherono Lagat won the men’s and women’s Rome Marathon, respectively, on Sunday.
Kenya’s Kiprono finished ahead of Emmanuel Naibei and Ulfata Deresa Geleta with a time of two hours, eight minutes and 22 seconds.