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

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

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

Inside Story

Can the African Union reform itself?

African Union leaders hold annual meeting in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

Africa

Kagame critic Diane Rwigara arrested in Rwanda

Member of political opposition, who tried to run in presidential poll, is accused of offences against state security.

Rwandan police arrest Paul Kagame critic Diane Rwigara

Inside Story

Did a climate of fear keep Paul Kagame in power?

Rwandan president gets a third term with 99 percent of the vote, extending his 17-year rule.

Paul Kagame

Rwanda's Kagame wins presidential poll by a landslide

Incumbent leader extends 17 years in power after crushing opponent amid allegations of political repression.

UpFront

Rwanda: Africa's success story or authoritarian state?

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

Rwanda

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.

Africa

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.

Africa

Rwandans decide on presidential term limits

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

Rwandans decide on presidential term limits

Paul Kagame

Rwandan Senate votes to allow third term for Kagame

President could stay in power until 2034 after upper house of parliament approves constitutional amendment.

Rwandan Senate votes to allow third term for Kagame

Human Rights

Rwanda says Burundi leaders 'killing own people'

President Kagame levels charge after his Burundi counterpart accuses Rwanda of precipitating violence and instability.

Rwanda says Burundi leaders 'killing own people'