AJ IMPACT

Crossing closed: How women on the Uganda-Rwanda border are coping

The two nations are not meeting to address the border issue for weeks, but cross-border traders do their best to get by.

Crossing closed: How women on the Uganda-Rwanda border are coping

AJ Impact

Thwarted by Rwanda-Uganda border closures, women await resolution

Goods traders have sued the Kampala and Kigali governments over shuttered crossings that are harming their livelihoods.

Thwarted by Rwanda-Uganda border closures, women await resolution

Rwanda

Rwanda agrees to take in hundreds of refugees stuck in Libya

First group of 500 to be evacuated from Libyan detention centres in coming weeks under agreement with UNHCR.

Rwanda agrees to take in hundreds of refugees stuck in Libya

AJ IMPACT

Presidents of Rwanda and Uganda sign pact to ease tensions

The East African neighbours have accused each other of espionage and meddling in an escalating standoff.

Presidents of Rwanda and Uganda sign pact to ease tensions

Africa

Mountain gorillas of Central Africa slowly increase in number

It is a fragile success story. Their status went from 'critically endangered' for years to now 'endangered'.

Africa

Rwanda strives to stop Ebola from spreading from DR Congo

Health ministers of both countries have met to agree to a plan of action to counter the epidemic that has killed at least 1,800 people.

Africa

Ebola: Rwanda bolsters DRC border restrictions

Rwanda has tightened Ebola screening and security measures along its border in a challenge for health workers.

AJ Impact

A united Africa may give China its moment to shine

AfCFTA will likely complicate existing agreements with Africa’s main partners, including the United States and China.

 A united Africa may give China its moment to shine

Uganda

Uganda accuses Rwandan military of 'violation of territory'

Kampala says Rwandan troops crossed border and killed two men, but Kigali dismisses the account as 'fake news'.

Uganda accuses Rwandan military of 'violation of territory'

Inside Story

Are Rwandans paying a price for peace after the genocide?

President Paul Kagame has overseen an economic boom but critics argue he has stifled dissent and political opposition.

Rwanda

'Never again': 25 years on, Rwanda commemorates genocide victims

Ceremony commemorating killing of 800,000 people in 1994 ushers in week of remembrance, 100 days of national mourning.

Africa

How I survived the Rwandan genocide in 1994

As Rwanda prepares for a week-long commemoration of the 1994 genocide, it is also a time to reflect on stories of survival.

Opinion

How the courage of a few Rwandan women changed the world

The testimonies of Rwandan women helped establish rape as a war crime and paved the way for its prosecution.

Sara Darehshori

by Sara Darehshori

Sara Darehshori

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.