Rwanda - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper African leaders, academics to debate economic transformation and empowerment at African Economic Conference 2012 Wed, 24 Oct 2012 14:34:05 +0200 KIGALI, Rwanda, October 24, 2012/ — Leaders and scholars from Africa and around the world will gather in Kigali, Rwanda, from October 30 to November 2 to debate the continent's prospects for sustainable and inclusive growth in the context of the international economic crisis ( Rwanda elected for UN non permanent Security council seat Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:47:02 +0200 Ojong Debra Civilian Persecuted by the Rwandan military Tue, 09 Oct 2012 17:43:28 +0200 Ojong Debra Rwanda: Hotel Rwanda hero accused of supporting rebellion Thu, 28 Oct 2010 07:17:38 +0200 Hotel Rwanda hero, Paul Rusesabagina, renowned for saving Tutsi targets from Hutu extremist during the 1994 Rwanda genocide, has been accused of supporting a Hutu rebel group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Konye Obaji Ori Great lakes: Rwanda and DR Congo to eradicate rebellion Tue, 19 Oct 2010 05:13:21 +0200 The Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda have vowed to augment efforts to rid the Great Lakes region of rebels and rebel activities. The two nations will continue the process of neutralization and gradual eradication of armed groups and remaining negative forces which still plunder East/Central Africa. Konye Obaji Ori UN succumbs to Rwanda's Peacekeeping leverage Fri, 01 Oct 2010 14:27:22 +0200 The Subtleties of diplomacy may have trounced fact as the UN in order to maintain the stability in the Central Africa region, has moved to rephrase claims in its reports on Rwanda's incursion in the Democratic of Congo in the 1990s. Konye Obaji Ori Rwanda and Uganda promise to improve archaic prisons Mon, 27 Sep 2010 16:12:54 +0200 In a bid to improve service delivery among the prisons services in the east African community, Rwanda and Uganda have embarked on a bi-lateral programme that will see both countries share ideas on how improve on services in their over congested prisons. Geof Magga Three African Vignettes: Nigeria, Benin, Rwanda Wed, 15 Sep 2010 18:51:12 +0200 The following three “vignettes” are based on private journal entries written in Nigeria, Benin, and Rwanda between 1999 and 2004. They highlight the everyday magic found in a brief personal encounter, the link between the ancestral and the present in the shadow of historical trauma, and the enduring hope found in African football. Chi Mgbako Rwanda Peacekeeping: Goodwill or Blackmail? Tue, 07 Sep 2010 10:57:08 +0200 Human Rights Watch has criticized Rwanda for threatening to withdraw its peacekeepers from African Union/United Nation missions in Sudan, accusing President Paul Kagame's government of using its contribution of peacekeepers as a shield against scrutiny, and a buffer against criticisms. Konye Obaji Ori, Patrick K. Johnsson New genocide report may rock the Rwandan government Fri, 27 Aug 2010 10:17:52 +0200 A leaked United Nations report which claims that the Rwandan army may have carried out genocide in Congo, between 1993 and 2003 is to be removed from the final version of the report due to be presented next week by the UNHCHR, as it may stir tensions between Rwanda and the United Nations. Konye Obaji Ori Rwanda attracts mixed feelings over progress Tue, 17 Aug 2010 13:27:40 +0200 Rwanda's progress since the genocide of 1994 has been remarkable and is a testament to the people in facing and overcoming staggering challenges, a senior White House official says. But despite such progress and the recent re-election of President Paul Kagame, the United States remains concerned over recent events in Rwanda. Merle David Kellerhals Jr. East Africa not ready for electoral violence Tue, 10 Aug 2010 19:26:18 +0200 The states that make up East African Community (EAC) have said that they are not ready to handle post electoral violence. Geof Magga Rwanda election: Big win for Paul Kagame after vote count Tue, 10 Aug 2010 17:18:14 +0200 The sitting president of Rwanda and RPF candidate, Paul Kagame, has overwhelimingly won the Rwanda presidential elections, which were held yesterday, by over 90 per cent. Geof Magga Rwanda election free and fair? Mon, 09 Aug 2010 10:38:16 +0200 In Rwanda, voting polls are set for the second presidential election since the 1994 genocide, and while preparations for the elections have witnessed the ban of several media outlets, disqualification of some opposition candidates, and the assassination of some journalists, the African Union team monitoring the electoral process say it has not received any proof of voters harassment, or electoral irregularities. Konye Obaji Ori Rwanda: Free press, post-genocide Mon, 09 Aug 2010 10:36:31 +0200 Regardless of Rwanda's presidential election outcome on August 9th, one thing is certain – an independent press will not monitor the election results. The government has systematically silenced the independent media in the run-up to the election. In the lingering shadow of the genocide, sixteen years on, the government has ensured there is little room in Rwanda's political landscape for a free press. Chi Mgbako