Tag Archives: Rwanda

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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31 October 18

World Bank: Rwanda 29th easiest country to do business in the world

Rwanda is the 29th easiest country to do business in the world, according to the World Bank’s Doing Business Report 2019, released on Wednesday.

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09 October 18

Rwanda: Diane Rwigara and mother freed on bail

The family of Rwandan opposition leader and government critic Diane Rwigara say she and her mother have been released on bail, after being detained for more than a year.

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03 October 18

Rwanda makes it illegal for cartoonists to ‘humiliate’ officials

Rwanda has made it illegal for cartoonists and writers to publish work that “humiliates” public officials, as part of new revisions to the country’s penal code.

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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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06 September 18

Rwanda: Two opposition lawmakers elected for the first time

Two opposition candidates have won seats in Rwanda’s parliament for the first time in the country’s history.

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28 August 18

Portugal invested more in Rwanda than any other country in 2017

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has revealed that Portugal was the largest external investor in the country in 2017 – accounting for 23.8% of the top ten foreign investors last year. Portuguese firm Mota Engil Engenharia e Construcao Africa is behind
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03 August 18

Rwanda shrugs off US trade war blow, turns to Europe

Rwanda has shrugged off the US’ decision to suspend its duty-free benefits for exporting clothes to the States – President Donald Trump’s latest move in a supposed “trade war”.

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