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Who was Anselme Mutuyimana, a political opponent assassinated in Rwanda? Who was Anselme Mutuyimana, a political opponent assassinated in Rwanda?

On Saturday 09 March at midday, Victoire Ingabire, president of the Inkingi United Democratic Forces (UDF-Inkingi), announced on her social media… Read more

The Marembo Centre, a jewel in Rwanda The Marembo Centre, a jewel in Rwanda

In 2017, the Rwandan Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF) reported that the number of unintended pregnancies among school-going… Read more

Happiness Index: Rwanda behind Syria, Finland new top ranking country Happiness Index: Rwanda behind Syria, Finland new top ranking country

Published every 3 years by the Global Happiness Council, the latest world Happiness Report published in 2018 ranked Rwanda 151st out of 156… Read more

Josiane Mwiseneza: The young woman who makes Rwanda vibrate Josiane Mwiseneza: The young woman who makes Rwanda vibrate

For nearly a month, the Rwandan blogosphere has been boiling around a  dynamic young woman named Josiane Mwiseneza running for Miss Rwanda 2019…. Read more

Rwanda – USA: Congressmen mobilize for the Rwigara family Rwanda – USA: Congressmen mobilize for the Rwigara family

Several American Congressmen, both Democrats and Republicans, have been supporting Diane Rwigara and her mother Adeline Rwigara by using the hashtag… Read more

Rwanda: “which lesson have we learned?” Rwanda: “which lesson have we learned?”

On this Saturday the 21st of April 2018, Jambonews met with Didier Niyibizi, 36, survivor of the atrocities committed against the Hutu in April 1994… Read more

ICTR acquitted persons seriously concerned over living conditions ICTR acquitted persons seriously concerned over living conditions

In a letter addressed to the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), 8 persons acquitted from the International Criminal Tribunal… Read more

Rwandan refugees in Zambia under attacks by locals Rwandan refugees in Zambia under attacks by locals

Opinion piece submitted by Lionel Nishimwe Zambia has been and continues to be a haven of peace and a sanctuary for many Rwandan refugees and… Read more

Two Rwandan refugees deported from Zambia Two Rwandan refugees deported from Zambia

On December 28, 2015, the Zambian government deported two Rwandan nationals, Egide Rwasibo and Innocent Habumugisha, in controversial… Read more

Closing interview with the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) – Part II Closing interview with the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) – Part II

December 14, 2015 marked the end of the judicial activity of the United Nations’ International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) as its Chamber… Read more

Joyeuse Musabimana – A miss on a mission Joyeuse Musabimana – A miss on a mission

Joyeuse Musabimana is a 19-year-old Rwandan who is competing for the title of Miss East Africa in The Netherlands. Her goal is to challenge the… Read more

Closing interview with the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) – Part I Closing interview with the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) – Part I

December 14, 2015 marked the end of the judicial activity of the United Nations’ International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) as its Chamber… Read more

News analysis

Rwanda: “I would like my pain to be recognized” Rwanda: “I would like my pain to be recognized”

On April 6, 1994, the plane carrying President Habyarimana was shot down over Kigali. On the morning of April 7, 1994, Pauline Kayitesi, who was in… Read more

Rwanda: Paul Kagame’s Top 10 chilling speeches Rwanda: Paul Kagame’s Top 10 chilling speeches

On Saturday, March 9, 2019, during his speech at the annual national leadership retreat in Gabiro, Paul Kagame acknowledged the responsibility of his… Read more

Rwanda – Rwigara case: An outlawed state Rwanda – Rwigara case: An outlawed state

The acquittal of Diane and Adeline Rwigara on Thursday, December 6th, 2018 is to be welcomed. The verdict in this long-awaited trial, pronounced only… Read more

Opinion

Rwanda : The link between stigma, hatred and genocide – Part 1 Rwanda : The link between stigma, hatred and genocide – Part 1

Opinion article submitted by Constance Mutimukeye “A lifetime of writing taught me to be wary of words. Those who appear to be the clearest are… Read more

Rwanda: What crimes were committed against the Hutus and Tutsis? Rwanda: What crimes were committed against the Hutus and Tutsis?

The crimes that were committed, mainly in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo from 1 October 1990, against Rwandans, Hutus and Tutsis cannot… Read more

Pondering the RPF’s responsibility in the genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda Pondering the RPF’s responsibility in the genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda

Every year during the month of April, Rwandans, home or abroad, commemorate the tragic events that took place in their country in April 1994. … Read more

Economy

Rwanda’s debt: What stakeholders should be aware of (Part Two) Rwanda’s debt: What stakeholders should be aware of (Part Two)

As of end of 2017, each household in Rwanda owed close to US$1,700 according to the amount contracted by the government with creditors on… Read more

Rwanda’s debt: What stakeholders should be aware of (Part One) Rwanda’s debt: What stakeholders should be aware of (Part One)

Rwanda’s external debt increased from $900 million in 1994 to $1.7 billion in 2004. The country received crucial debt-relief in 2006 which… Read more

Rwanda: Governance in Question (Part One) Rwanda: Governance in Question (Part One)

The Vision 2020 development programme, published by the Rwandan Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in July 2000 and then revised in 2012,… Read more

Justice

ICTR acquitted persons seriously concerned over living conditions ICTR acquitted persons seriously concerned over living conditions

In a letter addressed to the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), 8 persons acquitted from the International Criminal Tribunal… Read more

Closing interview with the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) – Part II Closing interview with the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) – Part II

December 14, 2015 marked the end of the judicial activity of the United Nations’ International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) as its Chamber… Read more

Dutch Supreme Court rules against extradition of genocide suspects Dutch Supreme Court rules against extradition of genocide suspects

On 27 November 2015, the Dutch Supreme Court in The Hague ruled against extraditing Jean-Baptiste Mugimba and Jean-Claude Iyamuremye to Rwanda… Read more

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