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Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa flown to Rwanda for trial

From BBC Image copyrightUN Rwanda genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa has been flown to Rwanda from Democratic Republic of Congo for trial. Arrested in eastern DR Congo in December, Mr Ntaganzwa, 53, is accused in a UN indictment of genocide, crimes against humanity and violating the Geneva Conventions. He is alleged to have helped form a […]

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Burundi’s self-fulfilling prophecy

From the Institute for Security Studies It was ironic yet perhaps not entirely coincidental that just as regional leaders of the East African Community (EAC) were meeting Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza in Dar es Salaam to discuss how to resolve the growing crisis in his country, the army launched a coup attempt against him back home. […]

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Third term will be last: Burundi president

Third term will be last: Burundi president

From Reuters By Patrick Nduwimana  AFPThis file photo taken in 2014 shows Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza. Picture: Francois Guillot Bujumbura – Burundi’s president said on Wednesday that, if elected for a third term in June, it would be his last and he would not run for office again after that, his spokesman said on Wednesday. […]

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U.S. tells Burundi’s president his country risks boiling over

Source: Reuters – Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:23 GMT Author: Reuters By Edmund Blair and Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA, April 30 (Reuters) – A senior U.S. diplomat told Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza on Thursday that the east African country risks boiling over if it smothers political opposition, as protests against the president entered a fifth day. […]

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Are protests pushing Burundi to the brink?

From Al-Jazeera Fears that demonstrations against the president’s decision to run for a third term are taking on an ethnic dimension. Protests in Burundi are raising concerns that the impoverished nation could be on the brink of further ethnic unrest. At least six people have been killed in several days of demonstrations directed at President […]

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We must soldier on, Kagame tells Rwandans

By: EUGENE KWIBUKA PUBLISHED: April 08, 2015 The challenges Rwandans have had to contend with over the past 21 years have helped strengthen their resolve to stand up for their rights and recommit to a better future despite the efforts of those who deny the Genocide and would rather see Rwanda fail, President Paul Kagame said yesterday. […]

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COULD FRANCE SOON FACE A PUBLIC RECKONING OVER ITS ROLE IN THE RWANDAN GENOCIDE?

By Penelope Starr  April 8, 2015 On April 7, the International Day of Reflection on the Rwandan Genocide, France announced it was going to declassify a trove of documents from that era to help shed light on the events that unfolded over two decades ago. This is a significant announcement for France, which is seen has having been […]

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2015 Human Rights Report on Rwanda: The Untold Provocative Picture Story

From Rwanda’s New Times By: GERALD MBANDA   PUBLISHED: March 04, 2015 The picture used by HRW on Rwanda in its World Report 2015. (Courtesy) Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports on Rwanda have been consistently known to be biased portraying the government and the leadership of Rwanda negatively. The 2015 report seems no different from that of […]

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