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Rwanda: Government intensifies intimidation of FDU-Inkingi leaders

Paris, June 27, 2014 Today, Mr. Boniface Twagirimana, FDU-Inkingi Interim Vice Chair, was stripped off his mobile phones and national ID card, confiscated by secret services, when he went to visit the party Interim Secretary-General, Mr. Sylvain Sibomana, in Kimironko detention facility, where the latter has been detained since April 2, 2013 on politically motivated Read More

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President Paul Kagame declares ‘shoot on sight’ anti-terror policy

Kigali (AFP) – Rwandan President Paul Kagame has dismissed criticism of his government’s human rights record, saying those suspected of threatening national security should even be killed on sight, reports said Friday. Read More

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PS-Imberakuri expresses its gratitude to FDLR leaders

On this Friday 30th May 2014 at Katiku, Buleasa, Walikale in Kivu Northern province, DR Congo took place the long waited historical event of politico-military organization FDLR to lay down its weapons in front and presence of DR Congo, Southern African Development Countries (SADC) and international community such as UN, USA, EU, UK, France, Holland, Read More

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STATEMENT ELECTIONS FOR THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE RWANDA NATIONAL CONGRESS (RNC)

The Election Commission responsible for organizing elections of the Executive Committee of the Rwanda National Congress is pleased to inform members of the Rwanda National Congress, all Rwandans as well as the international community that, on this 25th May 2014, elections to membership of the Executive Committee of the Rwanda National Congress were held. Read More

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Belgium: Former Rwandan prime minister warned of suspected targeted attack

Eight police officers guarded the home of a prominent Rwandan dissident in Belgium for four days last month in the latest case of a threat to the life of a Rwandan opposition leader in exile, The Globe and Mail has learned. Read More


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RWANDA: JULY 4 AND THE EMPTY SLOGANS OF “INDEPENDENCE”, “LIBERATION”, AND “NEVER AGAIN”

Tomorrow, 4th of July, Rwanda’s sole ruling party, the Rwandese Patriotic Front (RPF), will be celebrating Liberation Day. On the 1st of July, Rwanda should have celebrated its independence from Belgian colonial rule slightly over five decades ago. Earlier, on April 7, in pomp and circumstance, the RPF and its dear leader, Paul Kagame, commemorated twenty Read More

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RWANDA: RNC CONDEMNS PAUL KAGAME’S SPEECH AT NYABIHU.

Rwanda National Congress strongly condemns President Kagame’s speech during his visit to the northern part of the country (Nyabihu) ON June 5, 2014. The Speech was a response to the U S State Department statement where the United States expressed deep concerns about arrests, disappearances, and the lack of freedom of expression in Rwanda. Read More

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INSTANCES OF SUPPORT TO THE RWANDA NATIONAL CONGRESS (RNC) LEADERSHIP

The Coordinator of the Rwanda National Congress (RNC) is pleased to bring to the attention of the members of the RNC, and the general public that dated June 01, 2014, the RNC Political Bureau appointed the following people to the instances of support to governing bodies laid down in the statutes and the direction of Read More

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Christian Murera asks: Why not Prioritise Basic Infrastructure in Rwanda?

As the above Rwandan government statistics show, there are only 113,742 water subscribers in Rwanda. Some 8,296 are in Northern Province; 11,966 in Western; 13,618 in Eastern; and 63,121 in Capital City of Kigali. This in a country of 12 million people. Read More

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“Law of Diminishing Astonishment” – President Paul Kagame Wins ICT Award

The ITU just bestowed on President Kagame an award for making an exceptional contribution to improving lives through ICT. How so? As shown by the above Rwanda official statistics, Internet subscribers in Rwanda in 2013 numbered 1,282,389, and in the following three categories: Read More

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Another Way of Assessing Size of Rwandan Economy

First, good news. Some Rwanda government departments have credible statistics. The Central Bank (BNR) and Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) have excellent data. Read More





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Dr Runyinya, 17 years of miscarriage of justice that had been halted 3 years ago, has been given blessing to resume

Global Campaign for Rwandan’s Human Right condemns the decision of an appeal court in Rwanda on 17th June 2014, to allow the appeal request by the persecution against the Supreme Court acquittal of Dr. Runyinya Barabwiriza almost three years ago. Read More

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Rwanda has the highest incarceration rates. Can we talk about reconciliation?

“…determination is the key to success in politics, in the broadest sense of the word. You don’t need many resources to make your voice heard when you are defending a cause you believe to be just…” Padre André Sibomana Read More

25 years in prison for Pascal Simbikangwa

A court in Paris has sentenced Pascal Simbikangwa to 25 years in prison on genocide charges. The trial was the first in France pertaining to Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, and it may not be the last. Read More


KENYA:THE WESTGATE SHOPPING CENTER SHOOTINGS IN IMAGES

At least 68 people were killed when Islamic militants from Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab group stormed into the Westgate Shopping Center in Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday and opened fire. The stand off between the terrorists and the police and army has entered a third day. it is unclear how many gunmen and hostages are still inside the shopping center.

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Rwanda: Fighting was reported today between Rwanda national Police and players/fans of a top soccer team, Rayon Sport.

The latter frequently beats the military team. Its fans are very outspoken, which is against the norms of RPF Rwanda: Heavy fighting today between Rwanda national Police and players/fans of a top soccer team, Rayon Sport. Read More

Nigerian clubs to be investigated for match-fixing after 79-0, 67-0 results

Four Nigerian football clubs have been suspended ahead of an investigation into match-fixing after a race for promotion led to a pair of ridiculous final-day scorelines. Read More

Andrés Iniesta the 2011/12 UEFA Best Player in Europe

Andrés Iniesta has been voted the winner of the 2011/12 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award, the FC Barcelona and Spain midfielder finishing ahead of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Read More