Coronavirus: Are African countries doing too much or too little?
As the spread of the COVID-19 speeds up in Africa, governments are implementing stricter measures to contain the epidemic. In sub-Saharan Africa, Rwanda has taken the lead by imposing a complete lockdown.
Belgium: Rwandan official found guilty of genocide
Fabien Neretse will be sentenced on Friday, with a possible life sentence in the offing. According to the indictment, Neretse set up a militia that killed members of the Tutsi community.
Berlin start-up connects African makers with German consumers
A Berlin-based startup has made it possible for customers in Germany to order tailor-made products directly from the artisans in Nigeria, Kenya or Rwanda.
Rwanda Day: What the diaspora expects of President Kagame
Rwandans abroad are summoned to mingle and to meet President Paul Kagame each year. The conference-style Rwanda Day, taking place in Germany on Saturday is festive but not without an unspoken political undercurrent.
Rwanda receives first group of refugees from Libya, including baby born in detention
Rwanda has received 66 asylum-seekers that were being held in a Libyan detention centre, the first of a group of 500 to be sent there under a new agreement with the United Nations to help resettle people detained while trying to reach Europe.
Rwanda’s opposition rattled by killings and disappearances of members
Opposition leaders in Rwanda are concerned for their safety following another murder of a prominent member of the unregistered opposition FDU-Inkingi (United Democratic Forces). Rwanda’s government denies any wrongdoing.
Uganda and Rwanda sign agreement to end tensions
The Presidents of Rwanda and Uganda sign an agreement in Angola to end tensions between the two neighbours, former allies who had come to accuse each other of espionage, political assassination and interference.
Rwanda’s missing opposition
Rwanda may be attracting good reviews but being an opposition member has become a dangerous mission. Members of political groups opposed to President Paul Kagame and his ruling party, the Rwandan Patriotic Front continue to face tough times in the East African nation.
Ebola: Rwanda shuts DRC border after outbreak
Just hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the border town of Goma, Rwanda closed its border with the DRC. Health workers have long feared an outbreak of Ebola in the frontier city.