DRC must end threat of Hutu rebels - US envoy

2015-02-25 09:37

The government of the DRC "owes it to its people" to end the threat posed by Rwandan Hutu rebels hiding in its eastern provinces, the outgoing US special envoy says.

Talks for action against Hutu rebels in DRC called off

2015-01-12 17:01

A summit of African leaders slated for Luanda this week to decide on action against Rwandan Hutu rebels in the DRC who refuse to disarm has been cancelled, Angola says.

Burundi 'slides to authoritarian rule'

2012-11-30 12:55

Burundi, a small central African nation with a long history of rebellion, unrest and inter-ethnic killings, is sliding into authoritarianism, analysts warn.

Rwandan charged with plotting genocide

2012-02-03 13:51

A Rwanda sought by the authorities in Kigali over the 1994 genocide and deported by Canada after a long legal battle, has been charged with plotting genocide, incitement and distribution of arms.

Ex-Rwandan mayor convicted of genocide

2011-11-17 16:30

The UN war crimes tribunal for Rwanda has found former mayor Gregoire Ndahimana guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity for planning the slaughter of more than 2 000 Tutsi refugees in 1994.


Tanzania ready to take on DRC rebels - Kikwete

2015-01-14 16:17

Tanzania is ready to take on Rwandan rebels in eastern DRC, President Jakaya Kikwete says, suggesting a joint offensive with the UN-backed, South African forces is imminent.

African leaders mull action against Hutu rebels in DRC

2015-01-05 07:50

African heads of state are set to meet later this month to decide how to disarm Rwandan Hutu rebels ravaging the troubled east of DRC.

Hutu extremists 'attack' Rwandan forces

2012-11-27 13:03

Hutu extremists based in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have crossed into Rwanda and attacked its forces along the border, the Rwandan army says.

Kagame 'not excited' by genocide report

2012-01-16 07:56

Rwandan President Paul Kagame says he’s “not very excited” by a report released by a French commission that found that the 1994 downing of Rwandan leader Juvenal Habyarimana's jet came from a military camp and not Tutsi rebels.

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