Interactive

Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

For Ethiopia, a new dam holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.

Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

Health

Rwanda's front line health supporters

In villages across the country, volunteer community health workers are helping educate and mobilise to save lives.

Rwanda's front line health supporters

AJ Impact

Qatar Airways to take 60% stake in Rwanda international airport

The plans for the new airport are a modification of those drawn up in 2017 for a smaller facility.

Qatar Airways to take 60% stake in Rwanda international airport

AJ Impact

Coming to Rwanda: VW bringing e-Golf cars for ride-hailing system

As a testing ground, Volkswagen will launch new electric vehicles in Kigali as part of its app-driven Move service.

Coming to Rwanda: VW bringing e-Golf cars for ride-hailing system

Opinion

Kagame's Rwanda is still Africa's most inspiring success story

The president's critics outside of Africa are failing to acknowledge the complexities of governing post-genocide.

Gatete Nyiringabo Ruhumuliza

by Gatete Nyiringabo Ruhumuliza

Gatete Nyiringabo Ruhumuliza

Opinion

Paul Kagame should not fear opposition

Rwanda's veteran president is walking down an authoritarian path that could ruin his legacy.

Rashid Abdallah

by Rashid Abdallah

Rashid Abdallah

Rwanda

Attack in popular Rwandan tourist region leaves 14 dead

Police say 19 attackers killed, others on the run after their assault in Musanze district, a popular tourist area.

Attack in popular Rwandan tourist region leaves 14 dead

Africa

Eight killed, 18 wounded in attack near Rwanda's tourist hub

Attack occurred in Musanze district, a popular area for tourists visiting Volcanoes Park to view mountain gorillas.

Eight killed, 18 wounded in attack near Rwanda's tourist hub

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.