Tag Archives: Rwanda

20 November 19

Rwanda: EU provides €10.3 million for refugee support

The European Union (EU) will provide Rwanda with €10.3 million to support life-saving resettlement of African refugees in Libya.

05 November 19

Ex-Rwanda official stands trial in Belgium over 1994 genocide

Former Rwandan official Fabien Neretse went on trial in Belgium on Monday, charged with his involvement in the 1994 genocide that killed an estimated 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus.

09 October 19

Rwanda launches first smartphones ‘Made in Africa’

Pan-African conglomerate Mara Group has launched the first two “Made in Africa” smartphones in Rwanda.

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.

01 October 19

First group of refugees trapped in Libya arrive in Rwanda

The first group of African refugees trapped in Libyan detention centres arrived in Rwanda late on Thursday.

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.

29 August 19

Rwanda accused of manipulating poverty stats

The government of Rwanda has been accused of manipulating poverty data by London-based publication, Financial Times.

29 August 19

Rwanda to phase out fuel-powered motorcycle taxis in favour of e-motos

Rwanda’s government has pledged to phase out the use of fuel-powered motorcycle taxis and replace them with e-motos as part of an ambitious switch to sustainable transport.

19 August 19

Africa’s ready to create its own Silicon Valley

Akinwumi Adesina is clear. The president of the African Development Bank, one of the continent’s most respected economic thinkers, believes it’s time for the continent to start building Googles and Facebooks of its own. Speaking in Rwandan capital Kigali earlier
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13 August 19

Rwanda opens doors to African migrants stranded in Libya

Rwanda is set to receive thousands of African migrants stranded in detention centres in Libya.


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