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Top Rwandan opposition figure not deterred by detention

Diane Rwigara will not let more than a year in detention derail her campaign against President Paul Kagame, the rebel-turned-statesman lauded for transforming the...

ISS: Are Rwanda and South Africa irreconcilable?

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The slow but stubborn unfolding of justice in a humble magistrate’s court in South Africa continues to embarrass both Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and...

Unidentified attackers torch three vehicles, kill two in Rwanda’s south

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Unidentified attackers torched three passenger vehicles in southern Rwanda on Saturday, killing two and injuring eight, the Ministry of Defence said, adding the military...

Kagame critic acquitted

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Diane Rwigara, a critic of veteran Rwandan president Paul Kagame, was acquitted by Rwanda's high court on charges including inciting insurrection and...

ISS: Rwanda and South Africa’s rocky road to reconciliation

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After an almost five-year delay, the Randburg Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg last week finally launched an inquest into the murder of Rwandan...

Rwanda Cabinet reshuffle

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Rwanda President Paul Kagame appointed new ministers of defence and foreign affairs in a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday. Albert Murasira, an army general,...

Tantalum tracker unveiled in Rwanda

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Rwanda's mining boss announced the world's first blockchain project to track tantalum from pit-face to refinery, part of a push to woo...

Drop charges against senior Rwandan officials – French prosecutor

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A French prosecutor recommended dropping charges against eight senior Rwandan officials, including the defence minister, being investigated over the death of President...

Bail for Rwandan presidential critic

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A Rwandan high court judge ordered the release on bail of an opposition activist and her mother detained last year on charges...

Exercise Shared Accord 2018 commences

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Participants from 15 nations and three international organizations have gathered for the U.S. Army Africa-led exercise Shared Accord 2018, which is taking...

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