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Rwanda: 20 years after I lost my loved ones, I have overcome ethnic hatred and gained critical awareness Rwanda: 20 years after I lost my loved ones, I have overcome ethnic hatred and gained critical awareness

Opinion article submitted by A.K The tragic events that shook Rwanda in 1994 have left wounds in the hearts of Rwandans who, until today, are… Read more

Dutch experts warn against extradition of Rwandans Dutch experts warn against extradition of Rwandans

In a letter published in NRC Handelsblad, a Dutch Newspaper,on December 18th2014, Dutch experts warned State Secretary of Security and Justice, Fred… Read more

International Criminal Court’s Landmark Case Against Kenyan President Collapses International Criminal Court’s Landmark Case Against Kenyan President Collapses

Two months after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta reported to the International Criminal Court where His Excellency stood accused of committing Crimes… Read more

International day to protect journalists: the Rwandan case International day to protect journalists: the Rwandan case

This Sunday November 2nd, the world celebrates the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (IDEI) as proclaimed by the… Read more

President Kagame’s visit to London:  less cheer and more disapproval President Kagame’s visit to London: less cheer and more disapproval

On October 20th and 21st, Rwandan President Paul Kagame visited London where he attended the Global African Investment Summit and spoke at the… Read more

IBUKA genocide survivors call on BBC to stop broadcasting Rwanda’s Untold Story IBUKA genocide survivors call on BBC to stop broadcasting Rwanda’s Untold Story

A group of Rwandan genocide survivors gathered in front of BBC headquarters this 12th of October in protest against BBC’s documentary titled… Read more

“Rwanda uses the husband to break Ingabire” “Rwanda uses the husband to break Ingabire”

On Friday 26th of September, Lin Muyizere, husband of jailed opposition leader Victoire Ingabire, received a letter from the Dutch Immigration… Read more

Rwanda – The Netherlands: Victoire Ingabire’s husband charged with crimes of genocide Rwanda – The Netherlands: Victoire Ingabire’s husband charged with crimes of genocide

Lin Muyizere was accused by the Dutch Immigration and Naturalization Services (IND)  for  involvement in crimes of genocide committed in Kigali,… Read more

Newsflash – US demands impartial investigation on corpses of Lake Rweru Newsflash – US demands impartial investigation on corpses of Lake Rweru

Jen Psaki, US Department Spokesperson The United States has called for an urgent investigation of the corpses found floating in Lake Rweru…. Read more

Rwanda – Burundi: Stream of corpses in lake Rweru remains unidentified Rwanda – Burundi: Stream of corpses in lake Rweru remains unidentified

Updated on Sep 22th at 17:45 Burundian fishermen continue to find dead bodies wrapped in plastic bags floating in lake Rweru bordering Burundi and… Read more

Ebola returns to the DRC Ebola returns to the DRC

Thirteen people are said to have died following an infection with the deadly Ebola virus in the Equateur province in northern Democratic Republic of… Read more

Ugandan constitutional court smashes controversial anti-gay law Ugandan constitutional court smashes controversial anti-gay law

The vexed Ugandan anti-gay law that was approved by Parliamentlast year has been overruled by the country’s constitutional court. Copyright :… Read more

News analysis

20 years post-genocide: A society wounded by its past and present 20 years post-genocide: A society wounded by its past and present

20 years since the Rwandan genocide atrocities and 24 years since the start of the Rwandan war, the Rwandan society -in and outside Rwanda- is still… Read more

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

Opinion

Rwanda: 20 years after I lost my loved ones, I have overcome ethnic hatred and gained critical awareness Rwanda: 20 years after I lost my loved ones, I have overcome ethnic hatred and gained critical awareness

Opinion article submitted by A.K The tragic events that shook Rwanda in 1994 have left wounds in the hearts of Rwandans who, until today, are… Read more

20 years post-genocide: A society wounded by its past and present 20 years post-genocide: A society wounded by its past and present

20 years since the Rwandan genocide atrocities and 24 years since the start of the Rwandan war, the Rwandan society -in and outside Rwanda- is still… Read more

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

Economy

The Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Conflict:  A long running fiasco and its lessons for regional policy makers The Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Conflict: A long running fiasco and its lessons for regional policy makers

The conflict in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has severely damaged social and economic development in Kivu, a region in the DRC… Read more

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

Justice

The Netherlands: Repatriation trial against Rugomboka The Netherlands: Repatriation trial against Rugomboka

Jean-Damascène Rugomboka, current President of  FDU-Inkingi party branch in The Netherlands, is threatened with repatriation to his country of… 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

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

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