Tag Archives: Rwanda

26 April 17

Ethiopia, Rwanda step up cooperation efforts

Ethiopia and Rwanda have set out a number of additional cooperation agreements at a meeting in Kigali on Tuesday.

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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
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 –
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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
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