Tag Archives: Rwanda

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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17 December 19

Rwanda-Uganda talks fail to reach agreement

Officials from Rwanda and Uganda failed to reach agreement on a range of bilateral disputes on Saturday.

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12 December 19

Rwanda: Qatar Airways set for 60% stake in new airport

Qatar Airways has agreed to take a 60 percent stake in a new $1.3 billion international airport set to be built in the Bugesera district, roughly 25km southeast of the capital, Kigali.

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26 November 19

Rwanda: Third group of refugees arrive from Libya

A third group of refugees evacuated from detention centres in Libya have arrived in Rwanda.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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