Rwanda


UN to stop feeding 7 000 ex-fighters in DRC

2015-08-26 20:06

The UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo says it will stop providing food from September to nearly 7 000 ex-fighters, sparking fresh fears.

Only 10 Rwandans oppose Kagame third term - report

2015-08-11 11:59

Rwandan lawmakers have found only 10 people in nationwide consultations who opposed possible constitutional changes to allow strongman Paul Kagame a third term in power, a report says.

Rwandan peacekeeper in 'terror' attack in CAR

2015-08-08 15:51

The Rwandan Defence Ministry says it suspects "terrorism" after one of its troops serving with the UN peacekeeping mission in CAR, shot dead four Rwandan troops and wounded eight others before committing suicide.

Rwanda launches consultations on Kagame 3rd term

2015-07-20 12:45

Rwandan lawmakers have begun a national tour consulting people on possible constitutional changes to allow strongman Paul Kagame a third term in power, the country’s parliament speaker says.

Rwanda genocide court to close its doors after 21 years

2015-07-17 10:18

In 1994, up to one million people were slaughtered in the space of just 100 days in Rwanda. The court set up to try those responsible is to close its doors at the end of the year, as only one case is still being appealed.

Rwandan lawmakers have voted for third term

2015-07-14 22:05

Rwandan lawmakers have backed a petition to have President Paul Kagame get more time in office.

Rwandan parliament to debate 3rd term for Kagame

2015-07-10 16:59

Rwandan lawmakers are set to debate possible changes to the constitution to allow strongman Paul Kagame a third term in power as president, parliament says.

Rwanda to host Africa Hotel Investment Forum

2015-07-08 17:55

The Government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Development Board, will host the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in 2016 in Kigali.

Lions return to Rwanda courtesy SA

2015-07-01 21:09

The sedated, blindfolded lions lay in the dirt, unwitting passengers about to embark on a 30-hour, 4 000km journey by truck and plane from South Africa to Rwanda, whose lion population was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide.

AU calls on UK to release Rwanda's spy chief

2015-06-26 21:01

The African Union has called for Britain to release Rwanda's intelligence chief after his arrest on a warrant issued by Spain, which accuses him of killings after the 1994 genocide, Rwanda's foreign minister says.

 

Rwanda celebrates spy chief release after 'political' arrest

2015-08-11 15:32

Rwanda is celebrating the release in Britain of its intelligence chief, claiming the "wrongful arrest" was a “political” tactic by those who deny the 1994 genocide.

UN probes deadly shooting of Rwandan peacekeepers in CAR

2015-08-09 19:25

The UN says it is investigating a shooting rampage that left five Rwandan peacekeepers dead in the Central African Republic, in what Kigali says appeared to be a terrorist act.

SA lions released in Rwanda

2015-07-28 16:18

The managers of a wildlife park in Rwanda say seven lions transported from South Africa have been released into the park after weeks of quarantine.

Our children should not forgive us - Rwanda women killers

2015-07-17 22:01

Women jailed in a Kigali prison for murdering their Tutsi neighbours in Rwanda's 1994 genocide talk about the killings as if they are still trying to justify why they took part in one of the most notorious mass killings of modern history.

Rwanda party complains over leader's jail conditions

2015-07-16 23:12

A Rwandan opposition group has decried what it said was a 'sharp deterioration of prison conditions' for its jailed president, Victoire Ingabire.

Rwandan parliament supports Paul Kagame's third term bid

2015-07-14 13:36

Rwandan lawmakers have voted in support of a constitutional change to allow strongman Paul Kagame a third term in power as president, backing a petition signed by millions of citizens.

Rwanda opposition unable to find lawyer

2015-07-08 20:01

Rwanda's Green Party, the country's tiny but main opposition is having trouble finding a lawyer to handle its challenge to President Paul Kagame's bid to stand for a third term.

Rwanda targets $1.2bn foreign investment in 2015

2015-07-02 19:01

Rwanda aims to increase foreign direct investment in 2015 to $1.2bn, a fourfold jump from two years ago, helped by a new investment code that offers tax breaks and other incentives, a senior official says.

Rwanda gets SA lions

2015-06-27 14:30

Lions will return to Rwanda for the first time in more than two decades, wildlife officials have said, after the endangered animal was wiped out following Rwanda's 1994 genocide.

Rwandan general refuses extradition

2015-06-25 19:04

A Rwandan general and ex head of intelligence services has refused extradition to Spain for war crimes.

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