Many Africa watchers might have taken the recent successful ejection of the Gambia’s defeated dictator, Yahya Jammeh, as a sign of hope for the upward swing of democracy in Africa. But despite this morsel of good news, the latest edition
A new report from the World Bank has named Rwanda among Africa’s most resilient economies.
Rwanda is facing a meat shortage as prices in the country continue to rise and a bird flu outbreak spreads across Africa.
Rwandan president Paul Kagame has assured foreign diplomats that this year’s elections will be peaceful and transparent.
Authorities in Kenya and Rwanda announced on Wednesday a ban on poultry imports from Uganda, following a bird flu outbreak in the country.
Rwanda is investigating the roles of numerous senior French officers and politicians linked to the country’s 1994 genocide.
A presidential adviser in Burundi was wounded in an assassination attempt on Monday, officials say.
There’s a common notion in the Western world that African democracies should grow up to be more like their international counterparts. The US definition of democracy, inherited from Britain in the 17th century, is the model for others to learn from –
On an October 24-26 visit to Mozambique, Rwandan President Paul Kagame was praised for the progress his country has made since the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, in which an estimated 800,000 people were slaughtered in a 100-day bloodbath. After
In August Burundi barred transport vehicles from crossing the border into Rwanda. Since then, all food exports to Burundi’s closest neighbour have been banned, deepening the bilateral rift between the two countries. Back in May, Rwanda expelled more than 1,500
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