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East African Community Investment Conference lauds development

East African Community Investment Conference lauds development

Uganda's president ,Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today officially opened the 3rd East African Community Investment Conference at Munyonyo Resort hotel in the outskirts of...
Rwanda: Political oppression or insurance of civil stability

Rwanda: Political oppression or insurance of civil stability

US-based Human Rights Watch has accused Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame of attacking and intimidating his critics in the run-up to Augusts’ presidential election, but...
Zuma defends two wanted Rwandans and lifting of Zimbabwe sanctions

Zuma defends two wanted Rwandans and lifting of Zimbabwe sanctions

South African president Jacob Zuma has defended his country over hosting two wanted army officers from Rwanda, and called on the United Nations to...
Rwanda: Investments produce high job returns

Rwanda: Investments produce high job returns

Eleven thousand new jobs have been created in Rwanda as a consequence of the creative investment activities in the country, in 2009. The Rwanda...
Rwanda and France bury the hatchet

Rwanda and France bury the hatchet

Rwanda and France have resumed diplomatic ties after three years of ambassadorial impasse. French president Mr. Nicolas Sarkozy will visit Rwanda next month, and...
DR Congo: UN warned of military support against Rwanda rebels

DR Congo: UN warned of military support against Rwanda rebels

U.S based human rights group has urged the United Nations Peacekeeping mission to abstain from supporting the military campaigns launched by the government armies...
Rwanda shuns La Francophonie for British commonwealth

Rwanda shuns La Francophonie for British commonwealth

Rwanda has experienced another measure of development in its post-genocide era as the country becomes the 54th nation of the Commonwealth of Nations. Rwanda,...
DR Congo: International community overwhelmed by complexity of crisis

DR Congo: International community overwhelmed by complexity of crisis

Human Rights watch has called on the United Nations to change its policy and strategy towards humanitarian intervention and conflict resolution in Congo. A...
U.S.-Africa Business Summit: African business goes where it is most welcome

U.S.-Africa Business Summit: African business goes where it is most welcome

Improving the living standards of their people should be the only justification for any political leader in Africa to stay in power, Ghanaian President...
Rwanda makes an impressive jump in World Bank ‘doing business’ rankings

Rwanda makes an impressive jump in World Bank ‘doing business’ rankings

Rwanda has emerged as the top reformer in building a secure business environment in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business 2010’ report, officially unveiled at...
Egypt-Rwanda: African football champs could lose 2010 World Cup-CAN qualifiers

Egypt-Rwanda: African football champs could lose 2010 World Cup-CAN qualifiers

The Egyptian national team, with an overall total of 4 points, is still aiming to qualify for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa...
DR Congo and Rwanda leaders make a historic move

DR Congo and Rwanda leaders make a historic move

President Joseph Kabila of DR Congo and President Paul Kegame of Rwanda have agreed to better cooperate towards regional peace, stability and development. Both...
Hutu rebels reunite, re-eqip and vow assassinations

Hutu rebels reunite, re-eqip and vow assassinations

The hunted Hutu militia in DR Congo, known as the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR), is reported to be reunited again, equipped to...
Rwanda ’94: Grief and Pain mark remembrance day

Rwanda ’94: Grief and Pain mark remembrance day

It was 15 years ago, sometime in April, when Rwandans who had been divided against each other by their Belgian colonialist, suffered man-inhumanity-to-man. Blood...
DR Congo: Who is to blame for rampage, gov’t or rebels?

DR Congo: Who is to blame for rampage, gov’t or rebels?

OXfam aid agency has reported widespread looting, burning of villages and an alarming rate of sexual violence in North Kivu, Eastern Congo, where over...
DRC-Rwanda operation to face bloody confrontation

DRC-Rwanda operation to face bloody confrontation

The arrest of rebel leader Laurent Nkunda, coupled with a Rwandan-backed operation to disarm Hutu militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, might eventually...
DR Congo and Rwandan gov’ts struck a “swap” deal

DR Congo and Rwandan gov’ts struck a “swap” deal

The arrest of Laurent Nkunda, the Congolese rebel leader, by his erstwhile allies in Rwanda marks a dramatic turn in relations between Congo and...
Nkunda’s arrest: Diplomatic cooperation to derail rebels’ premises

Nkunda’s arrest: Diplomatic cooperation to derail rebels’ premises

A joint DR Congo-Rwanda military operation following a much lauded diplomatic accord has led to the capture Laurent Nkunda, CNDP rebel leader. A further...
Crisis looms as Rwandan military penetrate DR Congo

Crisis looms as Rwandan military penetrate DR Congo

For about 14 years now, the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) - a Rwandan Hutu militia whose leaders are linked to...
Convicted Rwandan genocide planner Bagosora to appeal

Convicted Rwandan genocide planner Bagosora to appeal

There have been celebrations of justice among factions of Rwandans over the indictment of Theoneste Bagosora and his cohorts, for planning and inciting the...
Three convicted and sentenced for Rwandan Genocide

Three convicted and sentenced for Rwandan Genocide

A UN backed tribunal in the city of Arusha, Tanzania, has sentenced former Rwandan army colonel, Theoneste Bagosora, along with former army commanders Alloys...
DRC – Rwanda joint forces agreement doomed from start?

DRC – Rwanda joint forces agreement doomed from start?

Reports from DR Congo claim that the governments of both Rwanda and Congo have agreed to sign a deal to work together towards combating...
Prosecutors outraged by ‘genocide’ singer’s sentence

Prosecutors outraged by ‘genocide’ singer’s sentence

Reports emanating from the UN-backed tribunal based in Tanzania claim that a famous Rwanda singer, Simon Bikindi, has been handed a 15 years jail...
Diplomatic war : France, Germany and Rwanda in a tangle

Diplomatic war : France, Germany and Rwanda in a tangle

Ms. Rose Kabuye who was one of the nine senior officials wanted over the shooting down of former President Juvenal Habyarimana's plane that triggered...
DR Congo President accuses Tutsi Rwanda President, USA dismisses case

DR Congo President accuses Tutsi Rwanda President, USA dismisses case

Tutsi Rwandan President Paul Kegame had been accused by Congolese president, Joseph Kabila of supporting militants loyal to renegade Army general Laurent Nkunda in...
Rwanda to become English-speaking

Rwanda to become English-speaking

« Rwanda wants to speak English. » French is to be banned from the Rwandan educative and administrative system. The decision announced by the...
Rwanda and Korea sign $38 million internet deal

Rwanda and Korea sign $38 million internet deal

In a bid to enable high-speed internet network with fiber-optic technology, Rwanda Information Technology Authority (RITA) has signed a $38million contract with Korea Telecom...
Rwanda President seeks more investments from multinationals

Rwanda President seeks more investments from multinationals

During the launch of the Business Call to Action, President Paul Kagame called upon multinational corporations to invest in Africa and other developing countries...
Rwanda accuses late French president François Miterrand and top French politicians of facilitating genocide

Rwanda accuses late French president François Miterrand and top French politicians of facilitating genocide

Rwanda is preparing to indict members of the French political and military establishment over their alleged complicity in the country’s 1994 genocide after it...
US delegation ends visit in Rwanda

US delegation ends visit in Rwanda

A delegation from the US Republican party Monday rounded off a short visit to Kigali as part of a global campaign to fight poverty...