Africa

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

Rwanda

Meet Rwanda's female moto-taxi drivers

Rwanda's most popular form of transportation recently saw its first female drivers, changing the perception of women.

The female moto drivers of Kigali

Rwanda

Rwanda's Kagame accuses ICC of bias against Africa

Rwandan leader says The Hague-based court has failed to mete out justice in any other part of the world except Africa.

Rwanda's Paul Kagame accuses ICC of bias against Africa

Science & Technology

Building Wakanda: Africa's search for the next Einstein

Africa's top scientists gather in the Rwandan capital of Kigali to focus on the future of science in the continent.

Building Wakanda: Africa's search for the next Einstein

International Women's Day

Why African feminists see Rwanda as role model

Country seen as continent's success story for high female representation in politics, education and workplace.

Africa

African countries ban secondhand clothes imports

African countries are trying to support their domestic textile industries, but pressure from the US and a flood of cheap clothing from China are making it difficult.

Israel

Israel jails first asylum seekers refusing deportation

Israel has jailed seven Eritrean asylum seekers after they refused to be deported to Rwanda, human rights groups say.

Israel jails first asylum seekers refusing deportation

Israel

'Am I going to survive?': Israel stokes expulsion fears

Israel's plan to forcibly expel African asylum seekers has sparked anger, with protests planned worldwide on Wednesday.

Rallies against Israel's refugee removal plan expected

Israel

Rwanda, Uganda deny Israel deal to host Africa migrants

Rwanda and Uganda have denied the existence of a deal to take African migrants from Israel.

Rwanda, Uganda deny Israel deal to host Africa migrants

Opinion

Rwanda needs to take torture seriously

There is evidence of torture and abuse of civilians in detention which the Rwandan government cannot deny.

Ida Sawyer

by Ida Sawyer

Ida Sawyer

Rwanda

Rwanda report: France 'complicit' in 1994 genocide

Rwanda calls on France to declassify evidence relating to the 1994 genocide, which killed more than 800,000 people.

Rwanda report: France 'complicit' in 1994 genocide

Middle East

Rwanda could take 10,000 refugees from Israel: Minister

Foreign affairs minister says Rwanda is in negotiations to take in about 10,000 asylum seekers from Israel.

Rwanda could take 10,000 refugees from Israel: Minister