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Congo’s Kabila in Rwanda as Rebel Attacks Roil Mineral Region

The leaders of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda pledged greater intelligence cooperation amid an upsurge in rebel attacks in the east of Africa’s biggest copper producer. Conglese President Joseph Kabila met his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame, in the western Rwandan town of Rubavu on Friday. Both sides “hailed the progress made in line […]

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Twenty-two years later, Rwandans remember

By: ATHAN TASHOBYA 1994-2016. It’s twenty-two years ago today that the unimaginable happened; a government unleashing a militia of extremists to eliminate a section of the population. A hundred days later, the Genocide against the Tutsi had killed over a million Rwandans. It remains the fastest killing spree ever recorded. And, today, Rwandans will be joined […]

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Rwandan President Addresses Criticism at Harvard

President of Rwanda Paul Kagame fielded questions from students at Harvard’s Institute of Politics on Friday regarding censorship of the press, balancing democracy and progress, and his decision to run for an unprecedented third term following a constitutional referendum. The president spoke in front of a packed forum with police and secret service guarding all […]

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Rwanda’s Paul Kagame accuses Burundi leaders of ‘massacres’

By AFP Rwandan President Paul Kagame has accused Burundi’s leaders of carrying out “massacres” on their people in his most critical speech yet of the crisis in the troubled neighbouring state. “People die every day, corpses litter the streets… How can the leaders allow their population to be massacred from morning to night?” Kagame said, […]

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Rwandan Foreign Minister: ‘Where is a white man convicted by the ICC?’

Is Rwanda choosing impunity over international justice? Louise Mushikiwabo is this week’s guest on Conflict Zone, DW’s top political talk show. Louise Mushikiwabo on Conflict Zone The Foreign Minister of Rwanda accused the International Criminal Court (ICC) of having a racial bias and of being little more than a tool for Western countries “to manipulate […]

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Court dismisses challenge to Kagame’s third-term bid

Queen Maxima of The Netherlands welcomes resident Paul Kagame of Rwanda for an audience at the King’s residence De Eikenhorst in Wassenaar, The Netherlands, 5 October 2015. Photo: PATRICK VAN KATWIJK / DPA / DPA PICTURE-ALLIANCE/AFP KIGALI – Rwanda’s Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a legal challenge to constitutional changes designed to allow President Paul […]

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Rwanda Day: Do not allow anyone to define who you are

From Rwanda’s New Times By: JAMES KARUHANGA The significance of Rwandans, having the ability and resources to take care of themselves without depending on aid, was a key point President Paul Kagame drove home as thousands of Rwandans living abroad marked the seventh edition of Rwanda Day yesterday in the Netherlands. Highlighting the unity that characterizes […]

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Home-grown solutions are Rwanda’s driving force

Kigali: President Kagame has attributed Rwanda’s steady progress in the last decade to adoption of home-grown solutions. While addressing a High Level Meeting during the United Nations Summit for the Adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda convened under the theme: “A New Rural Development Paradigm and the Inclusive and Sustainable New Communities Model inspired by […]

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#RwandansDecide: No one knows better what we want than ourselves

OSCAR KIMANUKA Democracy should be defined in its right context; where the public entrusts their power with elected individuals to lead the nation, state, or something of a similar nature on their behalf. Rwanda as a country espouses the ideals of democracy; the supreme powers are fully vested in the people and exercised by them directly and through a system […]

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Rwanda Appoints Team to Review Constitution

The Rwandan government has appointed a Constitution Review Commission despite an ongoing Supreme Court case seeking to block the process to amend the country’s Constitution to remove presidential term limits. A Cabinet meeting chaired by President Paul Kagame on Wednesday named seven members of the commission that will assist both chambers of the Constitution to […]

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