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2 Oct 2021
Traditionally, the hills of eastern Rwanda were a place for growing coffee, sweet potatoes, sugar cane and bananas. But in recent years, new plants have also appeared, such as patchouli, geranium and eucalyptus. Whole villages have begun to transform them into essential oils, helping lift many inhabitants out of poverty. And demand is booming for these wellness products worldwide. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Olivia Bizot.
1 Oct 2021
Traditionally, the hills of eastern Rwanda were a place for growing coffee, sweet potatoes, sugar cane and bananas. But in recent years, new plants have also appeared, such as patchouli, geranium and eucalyptus. Whole villages have begun to transform them into essential oils, helping lift many inhabitants out of poverty. And demand is booming for these wellness products worldwide. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Olivia Bizot.
27 Jul 2021
At least 30 jihadists have been killed by Rwandan forces who were deployed to Mozambique. Rwanda is just one of several countries that sent troops to the country after a recent uptick in activity by Shabaab Islamist militants. Also, Tunisia has received foreign aid to help battle Covid-19. The country's hospitals are overwhelmed and running out of oxygen. Finally, FRANCE 24 speaks to Christine Amisi, one of Africa's top doctors in efforts to help rape survivors.
16 May 2020
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10 Aug 2019
The Rwandan and Congolese health ministers sign a joint agreement in the context of the fight against the spread of the Ebola virus. The joint communiqué includes the establishment of a cross-border consultation to develop joint strategies for the prevention and management of Ebola cases, including monitoring, information sharing and vaccinations.
28 Jun 2019
A growing number of Rwandan women are learning to become motorbike drivers in an industry that until now has been dominated by men.
10 Mar 2019
Held in Burkina Faso, the FESPACO film festival showcased talent from across the region and gave Rwandan film director Joel Karekezi the top award.
9 Mar 2019
African fashion is on the rise! But at an international level, it doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. The 77 Percent joined Rwandan designer Joselyne Umutoniwase as she prepared to make her mark at the famous Milan fashion week.
10 Jan 2019
The Rwandan government has banned cosmetics used for skin lightening or "bleaching". Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, had earlier raised concerns about the growing use of skin-lightening products on social media.
1 Jun 2018
During the 1994 Rwandan genocide, thousands of Tutsi women were raped. Some became pregnant and then carried their children to full term. For these women, the past and present are intertwined.
4 Aug 2017
Rwandan President Paul Kagame heads to the polls on Friday after 17 years in power, and he's tipped win a new term by a landslide.

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