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Rwandan Opposition Parties Unite in Provocative Coalition Rwandan Opposition Parties Unite in Provocative Coalition

Several Rwandan opposition parties have recently gathered in Brussels with plans to create a broad coalition party that will stand against… Read more

Belgium – Rwanda : Demonstration against Kagame at the European Parliament Belgium – Rwanda : Demonstration against Kagame at the European Parliament

Several demonstrators have gathered in front of the European Parliament at the current occasion of the meeting between the African Union and the EU… Read more

Rwanda – CAR: A Rwandan refugee slaughtered, Rwandan soldiers in the crosshairs Rwanda – CAR: A Rwandan refugee slaughtered, Rwandan soldiers in the crosshairs

Oreste Hasingizwimana lived in the Central African Republic (CAR), as a refugee, for over 15 years. He was shot this February 20 in front of his shop… Read more

Rwanda: Joël Mutabazi facing the realities of the rwandan justice Rwanda: Joël Mutabazi facing the realities of the rwandan justice

Deported to Rwanda under mysterious conditions from Uganda where he had been granted a refugee status, the former bodyguard of Paul Kagame, Joël… Read more

Rwanda: Killing Karegeya would have made one  proud, according to President Kagame Rwanda: Killing Karegeya would have made one proud, according to President Kagame

On the occasion of Rwanda Leaders Fellowship Prayer Breakfast this January 12 in Kigali, Paul Kagame, for the first time, took the opportunity to… Read more

News Flash – DRC: Gunfire at Ndolo military airport

Unidentified armed men shot Thursday evening on Ndolo military airport in Kinshasa. Soldiers of the Air Force responded. This attack comes three… Read more

Rwanda – South Africa: Patrick Karegeya found dead in a hotel Rwanda – South Africa: Patrick Karegeya found dead in a hotel

On this 1st of January 2014, dissident colonel of the RPF Patrick Karegeya died in South Africa where he had found refuge. According to General… Read more

Dutch Courts grant first extradition of Rwandan genocide suspect Dutch Courts grant first extradition of Rwandan genocide suspect

On Friday afternoon the 20th of December, The Hague District Court ruled in the favour of the extradition of 37-year-old Jean-Claude I., a Rwandan… Read more

The Rwanda National Congress (RNC): history, justice and the acceptance of its leaders The Rwanda National Congress (RNC): history, justice and the acceptance of its leaders

Rwandan political and judicial recent news lead us to attempt a better understanding of the political situation of the political opposition group… Read more

Brussels: Opposition parties call for a greater participation to get rid of Rwanda “weakened dictatorship” Brussels: Opposition parties call for a greater participation to get rid of Rwanda “weakened dictatorship”

The opposition parties Rwanda National Congress (RNC-Ihuriro) and the United Democratic Forces (FDU-Inkingi) are so far “very satisfied” with the… Read more

Sweden jails a Burundian man spying for Rwanda’s account Sweden jails a Burundian man spying for Rwanda’s account

On the 23rd of October, 2013 the Swedish District Court of Orebro convicted Emmanuel Habiyambere of espionage and collecting information about… Read more

The Netherlands –Rwandan genocide suspect faces extradition The Netherlands –Rwandan genocide suspect faces extradition

Jean-Claude I., born in Rwanda and currently residing in The Netherlands, was arrested on this 1st of October over accusations of involvement in… Read more

News analysis

Victoire: Four years after the return of an icon – Part III Victoire: Four years after the return of an icon – Part III

In January 2010, Ingabire Victoire Umuhoza, Chair of the Rwandan opposition party UDF-Inkingi, left The Netherlands after 16 years of exile and… Read more

Victoire: Four years after the return of an icon – Part II Victoire: Four years after the return of an icon – Part II

In January 2010, Ingabire Victoire Umuhoza, Chair of the Rwandan opposition party UDF-Inkingi, left The Netherlands after 16 years of exile and… Read more

Rwanda: Victoire Ingabire, four years after the return of an icon – Part I Rwanda: Victoire Ingabire, four years after the return of an icon – Part I

In January 2010, Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, Chair of a Rwandan opposition party UDF-Inkingi, left The Netherlands after 16 years of exile and… Read more

Opinion

Uganda: Away with unnatural, unafrican and ungodly beasts of the forest Uganda: Away with unnatural, unafrican and ungodly beasts of the forest

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed a hostile anti-gay law last 24th of February. The LGBT community mourned and the international community… Read more

Miss Rwanda 2014 – Shame or Worrying ? Miss Rwanda 2014 – Shame or Worrying ?

Miss Rwanda has thus far been a little known contest. However, a recent video taken during the selection process – more specifically, selections… Read more

Vasectomies in Rwanda Vasectomies in Rwanda

Family planning in Africa – also known as the fertile and nurturing ground for all humanity – is met with slight resistance and hostility. African… Read more

Economy

Rwanda birth control – Is Malthus back? Rwanda birth control – Is Malthus back?

I was just 6 years old when Malthus appeared in Rwanda, a ghost most people felt without really seeing him. In fact, in 1994, Malthus visited Rwanda… Read more

Reality Check: What is Agaciro Development Fund? Reality Check: What is Agaciro Development Fund?

On the 23rd of August 2012, Rwanda launched its first ever Solidarity Fund under the name of ‘Agaciro’ Development Fund (AgDF). ‘Agaciro’ is… Read more

Human Development: Rwanda on the back of the pack Human Development: Rwanda on the back of the pack

With a human development index of 0.429, Rwanda is classified 166th among 187 countries in the global human development index ranking in 2011,… Read more

Justice

Rwanda: Joël Mutabazi facing the realities of the rwandan justice Rwanda: Joël Mutabazi facing the realities of the rwandan justice

Deported to Rwanda under mysterious conditions from Uganda where he had been granted a refugee status, the former bodyguard of Paul Kagame, Joël… Read more

Rwandan genocide trials in Western courts: what is really happening? Rwandan genocide trials in Western courts: what is really happening?

Since the exodus of Rwandans to European countries that started from the early 1990’s, over 20 Rwandans have been investigated in Belgium, about 15… Read more

HRW against jailing of Rwandan opposition politician HRW against jailing of Rwandan opposition politician

KIGALI, Feb 12 (Reuters) – The sentencing of a Rwandan opposition politician to four years in jail for inciting ethnic division was a sign the… Read more

Sports

Soccer-Keeper’s penalty wins Super Cup shootout for Mazembe Soccer-Keeper’s penalty wins Super Cup shootout for Mazembe

LUBUMBASHI Jan 29 (Reuters) – Goalkeeper Robert Kidiaba scored the winning spot-kick as TP Mazembe Englebert secured a second successive African… Read more

CAN 2011: Rwanda U-17 mark their history CAN 2011: Rwanda U-17 mark their history

The launch of the ninth edition of the African Cup of Nations Cadet class was given this January 8, 2011 in Rwanda, the host… Read more

Muteba Kidiaba’s Bum-Bouncing Celebration (TP Mazembe – Pachuca) Muteba Kidiaba’s Bum-Bouncing Celebration (TP Mazembe – Pachuca)

The Club World Cup had a dose of African spirit and ritual as TP Mazembe beat Pachuca on Friday night. The 2010 FIFA Club World Cup had it’s… Read more