Tag Archives: Paul Kagame

28 December 19

Rwanda: Pastor’s daughter accused of treason, espionage

The daughter of a pastor in Rwanda has been charged with treason and espionage after being detained for more than a month. Jackie Umuhoza’s family insist the charges are fabricated and despite having been held since late November and charged
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17 December 19

Why are the political killings and disappearances under Paul Kagame being ignored?

Rwanda’s economic success since emerging from the horrors of ethnic genocide in 1994 has been staggering. President Paul Kagame has steered the country out of crisis and guided it into a new age of stability and economic promise. In 1994,
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04 October 19

Rwanda: 25 peopled linked to rebel group charged with treason

Rwanda has charged 25 men linked to rebel group, the Rwanda National Congress (RNC), with treason and other crimes.

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29 September 19

Rwanda: Opposition figure’s murder prompts safety concerns

The murder of Rwandan political figure Sylidio Dusabumuremyi has prompted fears among opposition groups in for their safety.

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10 December 18

Rwanda: Diane Rwigara acquitted of ‘baseless’ charges

Rwandan opposition leader and government critic Diane Rwigara has been acquitted of insurrection and forgery charges by a court in Kigali.

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10 November 18

Diane Rwigara: Prosecutors seek 22-year prison sentence for Rwandan activist

Prosecutors in Rwanda requested a 22-year prison sentence for Diane Rwigara, at the opening of her trial in the capital Kigali on Wednesday.

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24 September 18

Rwanda: Diane Rwigara trial begins after multiple delays

Former presidential candidate and Paul Kagame critic Diane Rwigara faces trial today after months of delays.

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17 September 18

Rwanda frees Victoire Ingabire, more than 2,000 other political prisoners

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has approved the release of more than 2,000 political prisoners, including opposition leader Victoire Ingabire who was jailed in 2012 for conspiring against the government.

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17 March 18

Rwanda bans mosques from using loudspeakers in Kigali

Mosques in the Rwandan capital of Kigali have been banned from using loudspeakers during calls to prayer.

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29 January 18

Kagame takes AU chair, launches single air market

Rwanda President Paul Kagame began his tenure as the African Union Chairperson on Sunday, announcing the launch of a Single African Air Transport (SAATM).

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