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Rwanda

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

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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...


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...


Faustin's pact

Faustin Twagiramungu was Prime Minister in 1994-96, returned from exile to lose the presidential election in 2003 and now wants another start (AC Vol 52 No 3, The political fallout...


Uganda accused

A new UN report accuses both Uganda and Rwanda are running the M23 rebellion: foreign support for Kampala could soon be suspended

The United Nations Group of Experts on eastern Congo-Kinshasa has indicted the Ugandan government as co-sponsor of the Mouvement du 23 mars (M23) rebellion in Kivu alongside Rwanda...


M23’s other parent

Indirect talks between the M23 rebels in North Kivu and the Kinshasa government are finally taking place in Uganda, sources in Kampala have told Africa Confidential. Yet this news ...


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