Rwanda


Belgian court jails Rwandan for 25 years for genocide

2019-12-20 22:27

A Belgian court has sentenced a former Rwandan official convicted of genocide for his part in his country's 1994 massacres to 25 years in prison.

SEE | Here's why Rwanda has the eGolf and SA doesn't

2019-11-07 04:30

If you want to experience Volkwagen’s eGolf, you’ll have to buy a ticket to Kigali. Lance Branquinho explains why.

Crossing closed: How women on the Uganda-Rwanda border are coping

2019-10-05 13:40

Uganda and Rwanda are embroiled in an ongoing diplomatic row that has seen major border crossings between the countries closed since late February.

Five killed in offensive on Rwandan warlord - DRC army

2019-09-20 06:20

A total of five people were killed in the offensive that eliminated a Rwandan Hutu rebel leader in DRC who was wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes, the Congolese army says.

Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact aimed at ending standoff

2019-08-22 14:24

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.

Rwanda reopens border with Ebola-hit DR Congo: Kinshasa

2019-08-01 20:52

Rwanda reopened its frontier with DR Congo after closing it for eight hours following a new case of Ebola in the Congolese border city of Goma, Kinshasa said.

SA not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect - UN court

2019-07-18 10:16

The chief prosecutor of a UN tribunal accused South Africa of failing to co-operate in the arrest of a fugitive sought over his role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide.

Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda

2019-06-03 20:06

Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, amid a spat between the neighbours.

Rwandan rebel leader pleads guilty to terrorism

2019-05-23 17:55

A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions has pleaded guilty to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali.

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 begins vaccinating against Ebola near DR Congo border

2019-12-09 11:49

Rwanda has started a voluntary Ebola vaccination programme at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus from its neighbour.

Rwanda official on trial in Belgium over 1994 genocide

2019-11-04 20:33

A former senior Rwandan official has gone on trial in Belgium accused of taking part in the 1994 genocide in his country.

First group of African refugees arrive in Rwanda from Libya

2019-09-27 11:09

A group of 66 African refugees and asylum-seekers have arrived in Kigali from Libya, the UN says, the first of what could be thousands relocated from the north African country under a new programme.

Warrants of arrest issued for two alleged killers of former Rwandan intelligence head - AfriForum

2019-09-09 13:47

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has issued warrants of arrest for two of the four alleged murderers of former Rwandan head of intelligence Colonel Patrick Karegeya, according to lobby group AfriForum.

Rwanda strives to stop Ebola from spreading from DRC

2019-08-07 22:37

Rwanda is taking emergency measures to try and stop the Ebola virus from spreading across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Rwanda shuts border with Ebola-hit DRC - Congolese presidency

2019-08-01 11:08

Rwanda has shut its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly virus was detected in the border city of Goma, the Congolese presidency said.

Five rhino resettled in Rwanda from Czech zoo

2019-06-25 09:55

Five critically endangered eastern black rhinos have been successfully relocated to Rwanda's Akagera National Park after a long journey from the Czech Republic, park officials have announced.

Rwanda's Kagame stars in DRC Tshisekedi ceremonies

2019-05-31 22:01

Rwandan President Paul Kagame was the surprise guest at ceremonies in DRC on Friday to honour deceased opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi hosted by his son Felix, the country's president.

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.

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