Tag Archives: Rwanda

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.

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.

03 August 19

Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo amid Ebola crisis

Rwanda has reopened its shared border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after the Ebola virus was detected in the Rwandan city of Gisenyi.

01 August 19

Rwanda closes border with DRC over Ebola outbreak

Rwanda has closed its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following the second death from Ebola in the city of Goma.

19 July 19

WHO says Ebola patient may have travelled to Rwanda

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda while infected with the disease, acknowledging the possibility that the virus could spread into the country for the first time.

04 July 19

Journalist recounts her horrible experience in the Rwandan Genocide

A Swedish journalist who covered the 1994 Genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda has recently given unpublished photos to the Kigali Genocide Memorial Museum for archiving to preserve memory and educate future generations. Gunilla Von Hall, one of the foreign journalists
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02 July 19

SCGs sue Rwanda, Uganda over border closure

Three civil society groups in Uganda are taking legal action against the government of Rwanda and Uganda over an ongoing border closure between the two nations.


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