Rwanda

Rwanda set for emotional commemoration of 1994 genocide

Twenty-five years on, Rwanda keeps alive the memory of more than 800,000 people killed during 100 days of Hutu violence.

Africa

Rwanda genocide 25th anniversary: Generation born of rape

The stigma of rape in Africa is profound and being fathered by a Hutu rapist is considered worse.

Europe

France investigates its actions during Rwanda genocide

The finding in two years could send a message to Kigali that Paris is ready for honest reconciliation.

Rwanda

In 1994, 100s took shelter in this Rwanda mosque. Only 8 survived

On 25th anniversary of Rwandan genocide, residents in Mabare village share stories of survival, heroism and tragedy.

Africa

Rwanda tin mine collapse kills fourteen workers

Heavy rains in recent days trigger collapse of a hill near the mining site in eastern province, killing 14 workers.

Rwanda tin mine collapse kills fourteen workers

Africa

Rwanda bans skin bleaching products from shops countrywide

Many fear the ban in Rwanda will encourage women to buy unregulated products which could put their health at risk.

Africa

Rwanda court drops charges against government critic

Judges clear dissident politician Diane Rwigara on charges of inciting insurrection and document forgery.

Rwandan court drops charges against opposition politician Rwigara

Ebola

Ebola could spread from DRC to Uganda, Rwanda, WHO warns

Warning comes as trial of therapeutic Ebola treatment is under discussion and could begin in weeks, WHO chief says.

Ebola could spread from DRC to Uganda, Rwanda, WHO warns

Africa

Rwandan opposition activist released on bail

Diane Rwigara is released on bail after over a year in jail on charges including inciting against Rwandan government.

Rwandan opposition activist Diane Rwigara released on bail

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Politics of second-hand clothes: A debate on 'dignity'

Rwandan traders selling used clothes suffer as the government taxes used imports, but local designers welcome the move.

The politics of second-hand clothes: A debate over 'dignity'

Rwanda

The mixed tale of women's empowerment in Rwanda

Rwanda's push for gender equality hailed by some, but others call it 'smokescreen' for government repression.

The mixed tale of women's empowerment in Rwanda

Rwanda

Rwandan opposition leader among 2,100 released from prison

FDU-Inkingi leader Victoire Ingabire walked free on Saturday after a surprise pardon from Rwandan President Paul Kagame.

Rwandan opposition leader among 2,100 released from prison

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Rwanda's slow-brewing love affair with coffee

Despite its important role in the economy, coffee isn't part of daily life for most Rwandans but things are changing.

Rwanda's reluctant love affair with coffee

Africa

Rwanda votes in parliamentary elections

More than 500 candidates from five political parties and four independent contestants taking part in the elections.

Rwanda votes in parliamentary elections

Rwanda

At least 18 killed in Rwanda landslides

Mudslides hit Rwanda's Northern and Western provinces, taking death toll from flooding to more than 200 since January.

Rwanda landslides: At least 18 killed after heavy downpour