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Rwanda

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

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High dudgeon summit

None of the three main players brimmed with confidence about better Rwandan-Ugandan relations after their mini-summit at Britain's Lancaster House on 8 May. No new measures were ag...


Soccer war, Congo war

So it's war then. Uganda's daily Monitor was unequivocal: 'Rwanda, Uganda go to war in Kigali!' screamed the headline. In fact, the Monitor was reporting a qualifying match between...


Proxy wars and slaughter

The confused killing in eastern Congo involves politics, tribalism and greed

Rwanda and Uganda have pulled out their troops (AC Vol 43 No 19) but the proxy war continues in eastern Congo. On 15 August in Luanda, Uganda agreed with Congo-Kinshasa to withdraw...


Leaving the quagmire

Kigali's withdrawal of troops from Congo creates problems for everyone

According to a sympathetic diplomat, the Kigali government has 'achieved in eight years what has taken 50 in Israel ­ the loss of the moral high ground after a genocide against...


Anti-Kagame alliance

President Paul Kagame's Front Patriotique Rwandais faces its first broad opposition since seizing power in July 1994 (AC Vol 42 No 25). Launched in Brussels on 5 April, the Allianc...


Everything is risky

President Kagame prepares for national elections while his exiled military opponents regroup in Congo-Kinshasa

In our situation everything we do is risky...' General Paul Kagame told Africa Confidential on 9 December in Kigali as he explained plans to open up the country's politics ahead of...


Donor diplomacy

Donors heaped praise on Finance Minister Donald Kaberuka's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper launched in Kigali late last month. The PRSP has to be designed and implemented before R...


Brothers at war

Personal rivalries and war spoils spark a new crisis between Kigali and Kampala

Rwanda and Uganda risk repeating the disaster which overtook the equally revolutionary governments of Eritrea and Ethiopia, whose war in 1998-2000 cost over 100,000 lives and wreck...


People's courts

The caseload from the 1994 genocide has left 115,000 suspects in gaol, detained but not convicted, in conditions which human rights advocates call inhuman. A few alleged leaders fa...


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