Tag Archives: Rwanda

24 April 17

East Africa’s President-for-Life Syndrome

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
Read More

cat
22 April 17

World Bank names Rwanda among most resilient economies

A new report from the World Bank has named Rwanda among Africa’s most resilient economies.

cat
30 January 17

Rwanda failing to produce quality meat as prices rise, bird flu spreads

Rwanda is facing a meat shortage as prices in the country continue to rise and a bird flu outbreak spreads across Africa.

cat
29 January 17

Rwanda: Kagame promises peaceful, transparent elections

Rwandan president Paul Kagame has assured foreign diplomats that this year’s elections will be peaceful and transparent.

cat
24 January 17

Kenya, Rwanda ban poultry from Uganda due to bird flu

Authorities in Kenya and Rwanda announced on Wednesday a ban on poultry imports from Uganda, following a bird flu outbreak in the country.

cat
03 December 16

Rwanda Investigates French Officers Linked to Genocide

Rwanda is investigating the roles of numerous senior French officers and politicians linked to the country’s 1994 genocide.

cat
02 December 16

Burundi: Presidential Aide Injured in Assassination Bid

A presidential adviser in Burundi was wounded in an assassination attempt on Monday, officials say.

cat
30 November 16

Could the West Learn Something from African Democracies?

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 –
Read More

cat
02 November 16

The very different fortunes of Rwanda and Mozambique

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
Read More

cat
06 September 16

Where Did It All Go Wrong for Rwanda and Burundi Relations?

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
Read More

cat
Newsletter

Most Popular
New

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close