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

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Who arms Laurent Nkunda?

Congo-Kinshasa's Local Government Minister Mbusa Nyamwisi was running his own militia in the east a decade ago. Now he says it might be helpful for the Kinshasa government to open ...

A one-sided election

The parliamentary elections were unconvincing but a bit better than the last ones

Facing no opposition, the Front Patriotique Rwandais (FPR) won an unsurprising landslide in the parliamentary elections on 15 September, the second since the 1994 genocide. The Eur...

The Kivu impasse

Rwanda cannot escape the troubles across the border in North Kivu

The rebel Congolese Tutsi General, Laurent Nkunda, has called for an uprising against the Kinshasa government. The 3,000-6,000 men of his Congrès National pour la Défense du Peuple...

The dead bite back

Rwanda accuses France of involvement in the 1994 genocide; France blames Rwanda; expect more accusations soon

France had hoped to repair the breach but Rwandan President Paul Kagame rejected the olive branch. On 5 August, his government published the report of an ‘independent’ ...

Mission position

Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair landed in Kigali on 23 February on his mission to give ‘unpaid’ advice to the Rwandan government and to his ‘long standing friend’ Presid...

Indicting Kigali

A Spanish judge has made it unsafe for 40 senior Rwandan officials to travel outside their own country by issuing international arrest warrants against them for crimes including ge...

Moving on

Wooing the Commonwealth is only one of Rwanda’s approaches to its region and the wider world

After its terrible years of turmoil, Rwanda was reasserting its place in the world well before last week's Commonwealth summit considered its possible membership. In June, it form...

Healing the rift

Diplomatic relations between France and Rwanda may be on the mend. Rwanda broke them off in November 2006, after a French judge, Jean-Louis Bruguière, issued arrest warrants...

Tower of power

The Kigali government's plan to provide air traffic control systems across the whole of central Africa, where airspace is mostly unmonitored, could earn Rwanda as much as US$156 mi...

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