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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

Murekezi replaces Habumuremyi as Rwanda Prime Minister Prompting Cabinet Reshuffle Murekezi replaces Habumuremyi as Rwanda Prime Minister Prompting Cabinet Reshuffle

On Wednesday, the 23rd July, it was announced that Anastase Murekezi would replace then Prime Minister, Pierre Damien Habumuremyi. Following this… Read more

Jean-Baptiste Mugimba second Rwandan to face extradition over genocide in The Netherlands Jean-Baptiste Mugimba second Rwandan to face extradition over genocide in The Netherlands

On Friday 11th of July, The Hague District Court ruled in the favour of Jean-Baptise Mugimba’s extradition to Kigali. The defendant is a Rwandan… Read more

DRC – Rwanda: The FDLR dialogues in Rome while Rwanda protests DRC – Rwanda: The FDLR dialogues in Rome while Rwanda protests

On the 26th of June, the Rwandan rebels of the FDLR sent a delegation to Rome to engage in further negotiations regarding the disarmament process… Read more

Art through Annie’s camera lens Art through Annie’s camera lens

Annie Ngarukiye is a young ambitious woman on a journey to share with the world her artistic viewpoint throughher camera lens. Born from Rwandan… Read more

Genocide suspect Jean-Claude I. to be sent back to Rwanda Genocide suspect Jean-Claude I. to be sent back to Rwanda

The Supreme Court of The Netherlands has rejected the appeal of Jean-Claude I. on the 17th of June 2014 and ruled in favour of his extradition back… Read more

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

Global fight to end Sexual Violence in Conflict gains new momentum as landmark Summit begins Global fight to end Sexual Violence in Conflict gains new momentum as landmark Summit begins

The city of London will host the internationally anticipated Global Summit on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict from June 10th to 14th. In recent… Read more

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

Brussels : Commemoration of all Great Lakes region tragedies victims Brussels : Commemoration of all Great Lakes region tragedies victims

This 26th of April in Brussels, Jambo asbl  commemorated all that were victimized by genocide and wars in  the Great Lakes Region (GLR) since the… Read more

Dutch lawyers file complaint against Rwandan President Paul Kagame Dutch lawyers file complaint against Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Michiel Pestman and Göran Sluiter, Dutch Human Rights lawyers at Prakken d’Oliveira, have lodged a complaint against President Kagame for crimes… Read more

Prostitution in Rwanda increasingly perilous Prostitution in Rwanda increasingly perilous

Female sex workers in Rwanda are continuously harassed and abused by their clients and local authorities. As prostitution is illegal in the country,… 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

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

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

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