Rwanda has charged 25 men linked to rebel group, the Rwanda National Congress (RNC), with treason and other crimes.
The murder of Rwandan political figure Sylidio Dusabumuremyi has prompted fears among opposition groups in for their safety.
Rwandan opposition leader and government critic Diane Rwigara has been acquitted of insurrection and forgery charges by a court in Kigali.
Prosecutors in Rwanda requested a 22-year prison sentence for Diane Rwigara, at the opening of her trial in the capital Kigali on Wednesday.
Former presidential candidate and Paul Kagame critic Diane Rwigara faces trial today after months of delays.
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.
Mosques in the Rwandan capital of Kigali have been banned from using loudspeakers during calls to prayer.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame began his tenure as the African Union Chairperson on Sunday, announcing the launch of a Single African Air Transport (SAATM).
Female opposition candidate and women’s rights activist Diane Rwigara will appear in court on Friday to face charges of inciting insurrection and forgery.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has shared insights into the economic success of his regime during an event discussing Africa-US trade relations.