Rwanda


Burundi militias 'hunting' refugees in Tanzania

2016-02-05 20:54

Burundian refugees say their government is sending militias to Tanzanian camps to kidnap and kill opposition supporters.

Rwanda police shoot dead ISIS imam

2016-01-25 18:29

An imam accused of seeking to recruit young men to join the Islamic State group has been shot dead in the Rwandan capital while trying to escape from a police escort.

US condemns Kagame move to run for third term as Rwanda president

2016-01-03 08:08

The US has hit out at Rwandan President Paul Kagame's intention to run for a third term, saying it was "deeply disappointed" and concerned by the move.

2 Rwanda UN police officers shot in Haiti

2015-12-31 22:20

Haiti officials say two female UN police officers from Rwanda have been shot dead in their home in northern Haiti.

Deported Rwandans freed on return to Kigali

2015-12-31 13:37

Two Rwandans deported from Zambia to Kigali have been freed without charge, say state prosecutors, dismissing reports of genocide charges.

Zambia deports two Rwandan 'genocide' suspects

2015-12-28 22:29

Zambian authorities at the weekend have deported to Kigali two Rwandan refugees for suspected involvement in the 1994 genocide, their lawyer has told AFP.

Kagame says people chose to extend his term

2015-12-22 06:28

President Paul Kagame says the people of Rwanda democratically chose to lift term limits to allow him to remain in office beyond 2017.

Rwandans abroad vote on Kagame third term

2015-12-17 20:09

Rwandans abroad have voted in a referendum to amend the constitution allowing President Paul Kagame to rule until 2034, a day ahead of the main vote inside the country.

Rwanda genocide masterminds' sentences cut

2015-12-15 09:00

A Rwandan minister who was sentenced to life in jail for her role in the 1994 genocide has her sentence cut to 47 years on appeal, as the UN tribunal wrapped up its operations.

Rwanda genocide suspect arrested in DRC

2015-12-10 21:28

One of nine top fugitive Rwandan genocide suspects, a former mayor accused of slaughtering thousands of people and organising mass rapes in 1994, has been arrested.

 

Rwanda recruiting refugees to oust Burundi president: UN

2016-02-04 22:33

Rwanda has recruited refugees from Burundi for combat training aimed at removing President Pierre Nkurunziza from power.

Rwandan president hits back at US

2016-01-05 13:55

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has hit back at the US for criticising his decision to seek a third term in office.

Rwanda's Kagame will run for third term

2016-01-01 11:01

Rwandan President Paul Kagame says he will run for a third term in office in 2017 in line with an amendment to the constitution.

Ex-pastor jailed for life over genocide killings

2015-12-31 20:56

A Rwandan court has sentenced a former pentecostal pastor to life in prison for leading a massacre of people sheltering in his church during the 1994 genocide.

Former Rwandan mayor sentenced to life

2015-12-29 16:30

A German court has sentenced Onesphore Rwabukombe, a former Rwandan mayor, to life in prison for taking part in the killing of about 400 Tutsis in 1994.

Rwanda won't join African Union force for Burundi

2015-12-23 13:24

Rwanda will not contribute troops to a peacekeeping mission in neighbouring Burundi, President Paul Kagame said, as he rejected claims his country was arming refugees as rebels.

Rwanda votes yes to allow extra terms for Kagame: provisional results

2015-12-19 11:14

Rwanda has voted to change the constitution to allow President Paul Kagame to potentially rule until 2034, according to partial referendum results, election officials say.

Rwandans abroad vote on Kagame 3rd term

2015-12-17 11:50

Rwandans abroad are voting in a referendum to amend the constitution allowing President Paul Kagame to rule until 2034, a day ahead of the main vote inside the country.

DRC to interrogate Rwanda genocide suspect

2015-12-12 07:12

Democratic Republic of Congo authorities say a man who was among the most wanted for the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, will soon be transferred to the Congolese capital for interrogation.

Senior fugitive Rwanda genocide suspect arrested: UN

2015-12-10 14:32

One of 9 top fugitive Rwandan genocide suspects, a former mayor accused of slaughtering thousands and organising mass rapes in 1994, has been arrested, the UN has says.

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