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Rwanda

Population: 11.9 mn.
GDP: $8.37 bn.
Debt: $2.78 bn.

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Kagame's purge

The arrest of senior government and army members considered pillars of the regime has caused surprise

The former head of the Republican Guard, Colonel Tom Byabagamba, was arrested on suspicion of 'crimes against state security' on 23 August on his return from the United Nations Mis...


Puzzle of FDLR intentions

The notorious militia is disarming but some say that’s a blind. A complex mix of motives, alliances and regional interests is at work

Central and Southern African leaders have demanded the disarmament of the Rwandan Hutu militia, the Forces démocratiques de libération du Rwanda. At a summit in Luand...


Fighting flares in the Kivus

Both Kinshasa and Kigali have their own domestic or geopolitical reasons to keep the pot boiling over their common border

Congo-Kinshasa and Rwanda traded heavy arms fire in the second week of June in a reminder, after months of calm, of the countries' mutual suspicion and the volatility of their shar...


Kagame mourns – and warns

The 20th commemoration of the genocide of 1994 found the President uncompromising towards France and others he sees as enemies

President Paul Kagame's keynote speech at the Amahoro Stadium on 7 April urged everyone to face up to their responsibilities, since 'the people who planned and carried out the geno...


Militant remembrance

Formally entitled 'Kwibuka 20' (we remember), with the motto 'Remember, Unite, Renew', the concerns of the present were never far away from the commemoration of the past. That geno...


The last straw

Any escalation of the tit-for-tat expulsions of diplomats after the 4 March attack on the Pretoria home of the exiled Rwandan General Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa now looks improbable....


Murder in the Michelangelo

The killing of a political opponent to President Kagame in a Sandton hotel has riled Pretoria and could have wider consequences

The arrest in Mozambique of three Rwandans this week in connection with the murder in South Africa of Colonel Patrick Karegeya, Rwanda's opposition leader and former spy chief, wil...


Kivu on the brink

The M23 rebels have suffered heavy losses, so Kigali may have to choose between abandoning them or risking deeper involvement

Tension between Rwanda and Congo-Kinshasa has escalated almost to open war after two weeks of renewed fighting in eastern Congo. The national army, the Forces armées de la r...


M23 takes a hit

The army turns the tables on the rebels and Rwanda may find it problematic to continue its support for M23

Two weeks of sometimes brutal fighting between the Mouvement du 23 mars and the national army have ramped up the pressure on Kinshasa and Kigali to negotiate a settlement. The Rwan...


Kagame flames Kikwete

May’s African Union summit in Addis Ababa saw Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete ask if the Kigali-supported Mouvement du 23 mars (M23) rebels should negotiate with Kinshasa, why s...


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