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GDP: $9.14 bn.
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Negating the negatives

There is growing concern in Kigali and Bujumbura about the consequences of efforts by Congo-Kinshasa's President Joseph Kabila to expel the 'negative forces', the hardline militias...

Kagame under siege

The Kigali regime has lost the foreign friends that it needs

President Paul Kagame made his name as a military strategist, the successful head of Uganda's military intelligence until 1990, then leader of the forces that conquered his own cou...

Conditional offers

Fresh peace initiatives for the Democratic Republic of Congo look pointless, as government, rebels and their respective sponsors gear up for more fighting. The last regional summit...

After Kisangani

After the third, bloodiest, confrontation between the armies of Uganda and Rwanda on 5-10 June, Kisangani has now officially been demilitarised. The United Nations Special Represen...

Bizimungu bust-up

The ethnic coalition in Kigali looks dangerously fragile

An official of the ruling Front Patriotique Rwandais (FPR) described the resignation of President Pasteur Bizimungu as 'proof of a healthy democratic environment'. Vice-President a...

Advantage Kigali

The government has won its latest row with the UN over genocide trials

Tracking down the perpetrators of the 1994 genocide continues to dominate Rwandan politics. At home, an anti-corruption drive is running alongside fresh allegations of complicity i...


Vice-President Paul Kagame is said to be seething after four of Rwanda's best footballers, including team Captain Jean-Paul Nsengiyunva, absconded while on tour in Germany.

Friends fall out

The 2-year alliance between Museveni and Kagame is in trouble over Congo strategy

In the late 1970s, the old Front Patriotique Rwandais (then exiled in Uganda and Tanzania) had joined forces with Museveni's National Resistance Movement to help oust two Ugandan P...

The fire this time

The 1994 genocide blighted Central Africa and its bloody legacy continues to undermine the prospects for justice and regional stability

Five years after Rwanda’s holocaust, in which some 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutu were slaughtered in 100 days, those blood-soaked events reverberate across central Africa and the...

Cousins call

Just as the Congo rebels’ main backers had at last admitted their involvement in the civil war, a nasty row broke out between their military men. It began on 6 October, with a long...

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