Tag Archives: Rwanda

02 December 16

Burundi: Presidential Aide Injured in Assassination Bid

A presidential adviser in Burundi was wounded in an assassination attempt on Monday, officials say.

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30 November 16

Could the West Learn Something from African Democracies?

There’s a common notion in the Western world that African democracies should grow up to be more like their international counterparts. The US definition of democracy, inherited from Britain in the 17th century, is the model for others to learn from –
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02 November 16

The very different fortunes of Rwanda and Mozambique

On an October 24-26 visit to Mozambique, Rwandan President Paul Kagame was praised for the progress his country has made since the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, in which an estimated 800,000 people were slaughtered in a 100-day bloodbath. After
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06 September 16

Where Did It All Go Wrong for Rwanda and Burundi Relations?

In August Burundi barred transport vehicles from crossing the border into Rwanda. Since then, all food exports to Burundi’s closest neighbour have been banned, deepening the bilateral rift between the two countries. Back in May, Rwanda expelled more than 1,500
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28 June 16

Rwanda: Calls for More Research to Fight Climate Change

Experts in Rwanda are calling for more research and innovation in the country’s battle against climate change.

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31 May 16

Rwanda: RSSB Under Pressure Over Investment Choices

Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB), the country’s only pension custodian, is under the spotlight once again, after a report looking into its investment decisions was released by the Auditor-General.

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11 May 16

UPS to Deliver Blood By Drones in Rwanda

US global delivery firm UPS is backing a startup drone project in Rwanda to deliver blood and vaccines across the country.

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22 April 16

Rwanda: 37 Houses Destroyed by Heave Rains in Musanze

At least 37 houses have been destroyed and more than a dozen damaged by heavy rains in Rwanda’s Musanze District on Monday.

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12 April 16

Rwandans At Risk From El Nino Floods

Rwandans in high-risk flood zones have been warned they are in danger if they fail to relocate to alternative areas.

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30 March 16

Rwanda: 5 People Killed, 65 Houses Destroyed in Downpour

At least five people were killed and 65 houses destroyed after heavy rain in Rwanda last week.

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