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Rwanda

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

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M23 makes the running

The mutineers hold the cards and are setting the agenda: they may strike Goma soon

Although six governments signed an agreement in Addis Ababa on 15 July to promote security in eastern Congo-Kinshasa, rebels still threaten Goma, the base of the United Nations for...


Rebels aim for Kivu secession

Rwanda not only supports the M23 rebellion, it may be helping create a new state on its border with Congo

After a protracted delay and much discussion, at the end of June the United Nations finally published its investigation into Rwandan involvement in the rebellion in eastern Congo-K...


Kigali’s hand in the Kivus

A UN report on Rwandan backing for mutineers sparks a diplomatic row in New York as the rebels gain ground

As fighting escalates in eastern Congo-Kinshasa, pressure is mounting for the publication in full of a United Nations’ investigation into the links between Rwanda and a new militia...


Who fights for whom

Mutinous factions along the border are exploited by both governments, and Hutu-Tutsi quarrels live on

No one watching the fighting in eastern Congo-Kinshasa was surprised when the United Nations reported in May that Rwanda was directly involved.


Crash goes the conspiracy

Relations between Rwanda and France have received another boost. On 11 January, French judges Nathalie Poux and Marc Trévidic cleared the ruling Front patriotique rwandais (FPR) of...


Richard Sezibera

Secretary General, EAC

In December, East African Community Secretary General Richard Sezibera rejected Sudan’s bid to join the regional bloc. The application failed on geographic grounds – on South Sudan...


Prosperity and paranoia

Sinister rumours and grenade attacks coexist with the government’s proud economic record

Weapons at the ready, soldiers and police line the main roads out of Kigali in the afternoons. Few of President Paul Kagame’s critics speak out within Rwanda (AC Vol 52 No 3). Two ...


The political fallout

Opposition forces, some armed and some civilian, intensify their campaigns against the regime in Kigali

Yet another former government figure has set up a political movement in opposition to Rwandan President Paul Kagame. Faustin Twagiramungu, who was Prime Minister in the first po...


Kagame’s troops return to Congo

Chaos in the Kivus has given Kigali a pretext to send its soldiers back across the border in pursuit of political and economic objectives

The Rwandan Defence Force is back in Congo-Kinshasa but trying to keep a low profile. Presidents Joseph Kabila and Paul Kagame agreed on the move at a 6 September meeting during Ka...


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