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Rwanda’s Genocide Era: From Hatred to Reconciliation

Between April and July 1994, more than 800,000 men, women and children, mostly from Rwanda’s Tutsi minority were slaughtered. In one of the worst atrocities...

Rwandan Senate votes to allow Third Term for President Kagame

Rwanda’s upper house of parliament has unanimously approved a constitutional amendment to allow President Paul Kagame to seek a third term. The vote by the...

Rwandans Back The President’s Third Term Contest

Rwandan National Electoral Commission (NEC) ‎has announced the provisional results of the referendum that show the majority have voted for an amendment to the...

French Army Officers deny Allegations of aiding Rwanda Genocide

French army officers have denied allegations by rights groups that the country’s peacekeeping force knowingly failed to prevent the killing of hundreds of Tutsis...

#Rwanda > Supreme Court to hear case on President Paul Kagame’s Third Term

Rwanda’s Supreme Court has said it will hear a case on whether the country’s President Paul Kagame should be allowed to run for a...

#Documentary > Scorecard Rwanda

“ is a powerful tool for progress and for development,” according to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. In post-genocide Rwanda, Felicite Rwemalika’s work is an embodiment...

Partnership Africa Canada Welcomes First ICGLR-Certified Conflict-Free Mineral Certificates From Rwanda

OTTAWA, Canada, November 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- A leading international organization working in the conflict free mineral sector today welcomes news that...
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Slain Rwandan ex-spymaster agreed to scrap bodyguards

Rwanda's murdered ex-intelligence chief agreed to scrap his South African security detail before he was strangled to death in a Johannesburg hotel room, according to a political ally. Patrick Karegeya, 53, was discovered slumped on a bed by staff at…

Special Envoy Feingold's Travel to Europe and Rwanda

WASHINGTON, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Media NoteOffice of the SpokespersonWashington, DCDecember 3, 2013Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa...
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Kagame repeats charge that France took part in Rwanda genocide

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame on Sunday once again accused France of "participating" in the 1994 genocide in an interview to mark the 20th anniversary of the killings. Speaking to the weekly Jeune Afrique, Kagame denounced the "direct role of Belgium…