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University of Global Health Equity, Partners In Health Host Requiem Mass for Dr. Paul Farmer

University of Global Health Equity, Partners In Health Host Requiem Mass for Dr. Paul Farmer

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) and Partners In Health (PIH) in Rwanda, also known as Inshuti Mu Buzima, held a joint memorial mass at St. Michel’s Cathedral…

Madeleine Albright, An Enviable Legacy, And Some Lessons For Africa

Madeleine Albright, An Enviable Legacy, And Some Lessons For Africa

The former United States of America, Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, who has died aged 84, leaves an enviable legacy of a life well lived. For Rwanda, however, she was…

UGHE Announces The Passing of Chancellor Professor Paul Farmer

UGHE Announces The Passing of Chancellor Professor Paul Farmer

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved Chancellor, Professor Paul Farmer who was the Founder of Partners In Health (PIH) and the University of…

Dr. Luc Montagnier Who Discovered HIV Virus Dies At 89

Dr. Luc Montagnier Who Discovered HIV Virus Dies At 89

Dr. Luc Montagnier, co-discover of the Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)The 2008 Nobel Prize winner and French virologist, Dr. Luc Montagnier who discovered HIV/AIDS has died at the…

Rapper Jay Passes On

Rapper Jay Passes On

Hip-hop star Jay Polly has breathed his last in the wee hours of Thursday at Muhima hospital, a family member has confirmed. According to the news doing rounds on…

UPDATED: Former Minister Joe Habineza Passes On

UPDATED: Former Minister Joe Habineza Passes On

The former Minister of Sports and Culture, Joseph ‘Joe’ Habineza, has passed on at the age of 57, KT Press has learnt. The former Minister and Ambassador to…

Rest In Peace: Catholic Priest Perishes In A Fatal Accident

Rest In Peace: Catholic Priest Perishes In A Fatal Accident

The Catholic Priest for Cyahinda parish church located in Nyaruguru district Southern Province, Jean Claude Buhanga has died in a fatal traffic accident. Father Buhanga died after his car was…

President Suluhu Hassan Mourns Deceased Tanzania Defence Minister

President Suluhu Hassan Mourns Deceased Tanzania Defence Minister

Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan has mourned her former Defence Minister Elias Kwandikwa. Kwandikwa, 55, died on Monday night August 2, 2021 at a time when President Suluhu Hassan…

Radio Legend Mukeshabatware Dies

Radio Legend Mukeshabatware Dies

Dismas Mukeshabatware, a household name in Rwanda has succumbed to illness aged 71, family has reported. Mukeshabatware was famous in radio publicity and drama with his unique voice and know…

Zambia’s Former President Kenneth Kaunda Dies Aged 97

Zambia’s Former President Kenneth Kaunda Dies Aged 97

Former President of Zambia Kenneth Kaunda, who ruled Zambia from 1964 to 1991, has died at military hospital in Lusaka, following pneumonia complications. “I am sad to inform [members] we…

Chad President Idriss Deby Dies

Chad President Idriss Deby Dies

President Idriss Deby of Chad has died of injuries suffered on the frontline in the Northern part of his country, where he had gone to visit soldiers battling rebels, aarmy…

Rapper, Actor DMX Dead At 50

Rapper, Actor DMX Dead At 50

The many fans of rap artist and actor, Earl Simmons, better known by his stage name DMX, are mourning the star’s early death from a reported heart attack. He…