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.
Two opposition candidates have won seats in Rwanda’s parliament for the first time in the country’s history.
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
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”.
Rwanda has signed loan agreements worth more than $300 million with China and India as the two Asian leaders made their first visits to the East African nation.
Rwanda’s economy grew by 10.6 percent during the first quarter of 2018, according to National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR).
Rwanda and Singapore have signed new investment and airline agreements that will make it easier for businesses to operate between both countries.
Visit Rwanda says the number of British travellers visiting the country has risen by more than 20 percent over the past 12 months.
Rwanda has been criticised over a £30 million sponsorship deal with English football club Arsenal FC.