Rwanda


Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll

2019-05-15 15:18

The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived.

25 years after genocide, Rwanda's Kagame is praised, feared

2019-04-09 13:49

A quarter-century after Rwanda's brutal genocide, President Paul Kagame remains a constant figure atop the country's politics, feted by those who say it needs his visionary leadership and loathed by others who see a firm authoritarian with a malicious streak.

Rwandan man linked to genocide guilty of immigration fraud

2019-04-06 14:01

A Rwandan man suspected of participating in the African country's 1994 genocide has been convicted of immigration fraud and perjury after seeking asylum in the US.

In 1994, 100s took shelter in this Rwanda mosque but only 8 survived

2019-04-05 13:34

On the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, residents in Mabare village share their stories of survival, heroism and tragedy.

WATCH: Investment in Rwanda hits $2bn for 2019

2019-02-25 19:59

A stable government, impressive economic growth and incentives for businesses has made Rwanda popular with investors, which in turn is creating thousands of jobs.

DRC seeks UN help against Rwanda rebels on border

2019-01-31 14:30

Democratic Republic of Congo's government has asked its UN peacekeeping mission for help against Rwandan rebels planning operations against Rwanda from inside Congolese territory, the UN has said.

Uganda deports French, Rwandan nationals in security threat

2019-01-23 11:40

Uganda says it has deported a French national and a Rwandan accused of compromising national security.

Why we need to recharge our batteries of patriotism

2019-01-11 14:10

The challenge for South Africa is to make sure we don't use our constitutionally enshrined political freedoms to tear ourselves apart.

Rwanda drops appeal against acquittal of dissident Rwigara

2019-01-09 19:33

Rwanda's government has withdrawn an appeal against the acquittal of dissident politician Diane Rwigara, who was tried on charges of inciting insurrection and forgery, prosecutors say.

Eight-nation summit discusses DRC

2018-12-27 07:29

Eight nations in southern and central Africa have met to discuss the situation in Democratic Republic of Congo, a country that has been a regional battleground twice in the last quarter-century.

 

WATCH: Rwandan entrepreneur creates booming cosmetics business

2019-05-05 12:46

Cephas Nshimyumuremyi has started with just $10 when he launched a new, natural cosmetics line. It has since grown into a business worth $40 000.

Rwanda grapples with horror of killings as it somberly marks start of genocide

2019-04-07 19:14

Rwanda somberly commemorated the start, 25 years ago, of its genocide in which some 800 000 people were killed, as the country continues to grapple with the lasting consequences of the slaughter.

Macron names experts to probe French action during Rwanda genocide

2019-04-06 09:29

French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed a panel of experts to investigate France's actions in Rwanda during the country's genocide 25 years ago, a subject that has dogged Franco-Rwandan relations since the 1994 massacres.

WATCH: Forgiveness after the genocide: Rwanda 25 years on

2019-03-30 17:30

Twenty-five years after the genocide in Rwanda in which over 800,000 people were slaughtered between April to July 1994, the journey to forgiveness is long and slow.

Seeking influence, Egypt's Sisi to chair African Union

2019-02-09 12:39

Nearly six years after the African Union shut it out in the cold, Egypt will take the organisation's helm - and strengthening multilateral powers is unlikely to be on the agenda.

DRC extradites two rebel Hutu leaders to Rwanda

2019-01-29 06:00

The government in the Democratic Republic of Congo says it has extradited two leaders of the Rwanda Hutu FDLR rebels to Rwanda, as part of a legal agreement.

Murder of ex-Rwandan intelligence head struck off the roll due to insufficient evidence

2019-01-21 13:10

The police have 14 days to submit what actions were taken, from January 2014, to bring the suspects in the murder of the former Rwandan head of intelligence, Patrick Karegeya, to book.

Ugandan officers charged with abducting Rwanda refugees

2019-01-10 09:41

Eight Ugandan security officers have been charged in a military court with abducting and illegally repatriating Rwandan asylum seekers to Kigali, a prosecutor says.

Rwanda's story is more complex than clean streets and effective governance

2019-01-07 13:42

Rwanda is gradually becoming an economically prosperous society; yet it is not becoming an open or a more democratic society, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Two Congolese troops killed by Rwandan rebels: DRC army

2018-12-18 17:07

Two Congolese soldiers were killed in clashes with Rwandan pro-Hutu rebels after two of their leaders were arrested in an eastern frontier region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a military spokesperson says.

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