Greetings from the Colony

A Belgian filmmaker explores her family's past in Rwanda after she discovers a hidden aunt and an 80-year-old secret.


Rwandan FM: Rwanda is not 'destabilising' Burundi

Louise Mushikiwabo denies allegations that the government provided military training to Burundian refugees.


Rwanda: Africa's success story or authoritarian state?

Louise Mushikiwabo, the country's foreign minister, denies the killing of Rwandan dissidents.


Remembering 'the Greatest', Muhammad Ali

We ask boxer Amir Khan about Muhammad Ali's legacy and challenge Rwandan FM Louise Mushikiwabo on human rights abuses.

Human Rights

Rwanda foreign minister rejects claims of rights abuse

Denying that government is intolerant of criticism, Louise Mushikiwabo says Rwanda "has its own way of doing things".


Rwanda expels over 1,500 Burundians as relations fray

Rwanda claims the expulsions were part of crackdowns on those living illegally in the country.


Drones to deliver medical supplies in Rwanda

Commercial network promises to make blood and emergency medicine available to African country's scattered population.


Deadly Rwanda floods leave thousands homeless

Nearly 50 people dead after torrential downpours cause landslides in north of country.

War & Conflict

Rwanda: Capturing a vision of hell

The journey photojournalist Jack Picone took across a Rwanda in the grips of genocide still haunts him to this day.


DRC extradites Rwandan wanted for 1994 genocide

Ladislas Ntaganzwa stands accused of responsibility for the killing of an estimated 20,000 people during 1994 massacre.

War & Conflict

Rwanda plans immediate relocation of Burundian refugees

Decision comes as Kigali faces accusations of involvement in "destabilising activities" in crisis-hit Burundi.


Closure of Rwanda genocide orphanages exacts heavy toll

Radical decision to close down country’s 34 institutions has been fraught with difficulties.


Rwandan president to run for third term in office

Paul Kagame declares intent to run one month after Rwandans voted for constitutional referendum allowing him to do so.


Rwandans back laws that could see president extend rule

Rwandans vote yes for amendment to the constitution to allow President Kagame to contest further elections after 2017.


Rwandans decide on presidential term limits

Preliminary results show voters overwhelmingly supporting constitutional amendment on term limits.