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Population: 12.21 mn.
GDP: $9.14 bn.
Debt: $3.34 bn.

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Genocide manhunt goes on

After French police arrested one of the men accused of organising the 1994 genocide, relations between Paris and Rwanda are set to improve

Félicien Kabuga, who is accused of complicity in the Rwandan genocide and had been one of the world's most wanted fugitives, was arrested in the upmarket Parisian suburb of Asni&eg...

Enemies without, and within

UN peacekeepers and other security sources confirm that units from at least two battalions of the Rwanda Defence Force have taken positions inside Congo-Kinshasa, to hunt down grou...

Sibling rivalry turns ugly

A mixture of real fears and deep paranoia on both sides lies behind the current crisis, stirring memories of a vicious clash nearly 20 years ago

Ten days after Rwanda closed its main border post with Uganda on 28 February, forcing trucks and buses from Uganda into days-long delays at the customs post of the quieter Mirama H...

Border tension grows

Relations between Rwanda and Uganda have been steadily declining and reached a new low after Kigali briefly closed the busiest border crossing at Gatuna and reportedly deployed def...

Pepper spray

Three editors from the Ugandan satirical tabloid Red Pepper have been charged with libel and 'offensive communication' over a story alleging that Uganda's security services were pl...

Justice and jurisdictions

Rwanda has been piling the pressure on Western countries hosting people suspected of involvement in the 1994 genocide to extradite them for trial at home. There are 815 arrest warr...

Picked up or not picking up?

The whereabouts and status of Diane Rwigara, the would-be presidential challenger to President Paul Kagame, have been uncertain for about ten days. She was detained in the aftermat...

A landslide foretold

President Kagame’s victory next month is assured. Of greater interest is how he will achieve it and his policies towards the regional flashpoints

Lest there was any doubt about the outcome of the 4 August presidential election, President Paul Kagame dispelled it himself at a mass rally on 14 July, when official campaigning b...


Strong man, strong growth

Kagame is set to ignore all his critics, the US included, and persist with his authoritarian political and economic course

The United States declared itself 'deeply disappointed' at President Paul Kagame's January decision to stand for a third term in office, but he rapidly dismissed all concerns in a ...

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