WFP says food shipment for Burundi is blocked

2017-04-22 21:40

The UN's World Food Programme says a food shipment meant to feed about 112 000 people has been stopped at the Burundi border.

How African governments use advertising as a weapon against media freedom

2017-04-19 10:08

African governments have transitioned from outright control of freedom of expression to a subtler manipulation of the press that includes withholding state advertising from commercial media outlets, writes George Ogola.

Rwanda and SA: Truth not enough to set you free

2017-04-09 06:13

The year 1994 was significant for Africa. South ­Africa made a peaceful transition to democracy. But on a darker note, Rwanda experienced a ­tragic and violent genocide, writes Cori Wielenga.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Tanzania, Rwanda

2017-03-27 19:49

A popular Tanzanian rapper has been arrested over a song allegedly insulting President John Magufuli, and cash-strapped Zimbabwe is trying to stop banks importing high-denomination US dollar bills.

Rwandan-British wife of exiled opponent in Kigali court

2017-03-23 21:57

The pregnant Rwandan-British wife of an exiled opposition official has appeared in a Kigali court accused of seeking to form an armed group and revealing state secrets.

Chad's Faki assumes African Union leadership, pledges reform

2017-03-14 22:02

Chad's former foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has assumed office as head of the African Union Commission, pledging to reform the institution and tackle the continent's many crises.

Rights group says Rwanda detains wife of opposition figure

2017-03-06 17:01

Human Rights Watch is urging Rwandan authorities to charge or free the wife of an opposition figure who it says has been held incommunicado for more than two weeks.

Rwandan man involved in 1994 genocide gets 15-year sentence

2017-03-02 22:28

A judge has ordered a 15-year prison term for a Rwandan man who lied to gain entry into the US after helping carry out deadly attacks during his country's 1994 genocide.

Swedish court upholds life term for Rwandan man for genocide

2017-02-15 20:55

An appellate court in Sweden has upheld a life sentence for a man from Rwanda who faced charges related to his role in the 1994 genocide in the East African country.

Rwanda fires 200 police officers accused of corruption

2017-02-06 21:06

Rwanda's government has dismissed 200 police officers implicated in corruption as the East African country strives to maintain its reputation as largely free of petty graft.


Rwandan court hands ex-Hutu militia leader life sentence

2017-04-21 12:20

Former Hutu militia leader Bernard Munyagishari has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Kigali for his role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide.

Rwanda adds to energy mix with first peat-fired power plant in Africa

2017-04-11 12:57

Rwanda is powering ahead with peat. The country hopes that the opening of two peat power plants will add to the current power mix, writes Lydia Cole

Judge orders release of British woman detained in Rwanda

2017-03-28 17:21

The pregnant wife of an exiled Rwandan opposition official, held incommunicado for a fortnight before being charged with treasonous acts, is to be released, her lawyer has said.

Kagame hails Rwanda-Israel bond at Washington forum

2017-03-27 13:48

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has become the first African leader to address Washington's biggest pro-Israel forum, hailing the Jewish state as an inspiration for his own country's rebirth after genocide.

Pope begs forgiveness for church role in Rwanda genocide

2017-03-20 18:03

Pope Francis has begged forgiveness for the "sins and failings of the church and its members" during Rwanda's 1994 genocide and told Rwanda's president that he hoped his apology would help the country heal

Rwanda says gunmen flee to Burundi after killing 2

2017-03-13 20:47

Rwanda's military says two Rwandan civilians were killed in an attack allegedly carried out by gunmen who later fled into neighboring Burundi.

Africa Hotel Investment Forum returns to Rwanda

2017-03-06 14:12

The Africa Hotel Investment Forum - taking place alongside AviaDev Africa in Kigali, Rwanda - is set to attract more than 500 executives from 45 countries.

Rwandan man involved in 1994 genocide faces US prison term

2017-03-02 10:16

A federal judge is expected to sentence a Rwandan man for lying to gain citizenship in the US after helping carry deadly attacks during the country's 1994 genocide.

US judge finds that Rwandan man was active in 1994 genocide

2017-02-09 21:35

A US federal judge has found that a Rwandan man actively participated in the country's 1994 genocide.

30 DRC M23 militia fighters seek refuge in Rwanda

2017-01-30 17:02

Thirty individuals claiming to be members of a Congolese militia group have sought refuge in neighbouring Rwanda, saying they were fleeing a Democratic Republic of Congo army offensive, says the Rwandan government .

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