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Rwanda

Population: 13.46m
GDP: $9.14 bn.
Debt: $3.34 bn.

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Big Tech's ethical mining rules thrown into chaos

A row over a scheme to outlaw minerals produced by companies using child labour or financing wars in Central Africa will hit global supply chains

The world's biggest tech companies – including Alphabet, Apple, Samsung and Tesla – buying tin, tungsten and coltan from Central Africa face a supply chain crisis after...


Conflicted over conflict

The international community's weak and contradictory responses to the fighting between the Congolese army and Tutsi rebel group M23 means that, apart from criticism from the United...


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Slow progress on the diplomatic de-icing

President Museveni's son, General Muhoozi, is keener on restoring ties with Kigali's government than his father

The deep freeze between Rwanda and Uganda may be coming to an end after officials confirmed earlier this week that they had resumed diplomatic talks.

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Kenya sponsors risky anti-militia plan

Nairobi has assembled regional states to fight Congolese armed groups, but they include the very countries the groups depend on for aid

An agreement by regional governments to form a joint military force to deploy against armed groups in Congo-Kinshasa looks like a diplomatic masterstroke by Kenya, which is coordin...


Refugee deal faces delays as legal and political challenges grow

The arrangement under which London could send asylum-seekers to Kigali would be politically useful for both countries' leaders

Britain's plan to send asylum-seekers who cross the English Channel to Rwanda was due to start next month but faces serious legal challenges which could delay its introduction for ...


Border reopening points to diplomatic thaw

President Museveni's son and putative successor played key role in sensitive negotiations as Kampala and Kigali discuss new regional security threats

The agreement between Uganda's General Muhoozi Kainerugaba and Rwanda's President Paul Kagame to re-open their countries' common land border on 31 January was driven by economic lo...


Capital crimes

The assassination of the exiled Rwandan businessman Revocant Karemangingo in a hail of bullets in Maputo on 13 September has shocked the country and prompted strong international p...


A trial on trial

The trial of Paul Rusesabagina, 67, the subject of the Hollywood film 'Hotel Rwanda' which depicted him sheltering victims of the 1994 genocide, has prompted criticism from interna...


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