Despite the international pressure, President Kagame remains defiant. For a month now, North Kivu civil society and others have reported increased crossings of Rwandan soldiers into DRC to help M23 and have called on the international community to take appropriate measures. They have identified among many Colonel Bingira, a Rwanda military officer who is currently Read More
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congolese soldiers clashed with rebel fighters for the first time in nearly six months on Monday near the city of Goma, just days before U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is due to visit the troubled eastern borderlands. Read More
Rwandan President Paul Kagame says the UN peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo has “in some cases” made the situation worse. In an interview with the BBC, he said any military effort to bring peace to DR Congo needed to be “properly co-ordinated” with political efforts. Read More
While attending Rwanda day in London President Kagame stated that those who threw manure and eggs at Oxford University and at his motorcade should have eaten them, because they looked hungry. Read More
And if he comes, this should be his last official visit to the United Kingdom. We know well that each time he speaks at one of the world top universities, his image of criminal is re-branded anew as one of a great leader. I imagine you have already guessed who I am referring to. It Read More
PRESS RELEASE. Date : 23rd May 2013. The European Parliament passed three separate resolutions on Thursday 23 May 2013, calling for measures leading to the abolition of the death penalty in India and to human rights reforms in Rwanda, and expressing concerns about the situation of hunger striking prisoners in Guantanamo. Read More
In anticipation of legislative elections in August-September 2013, the Kigali regime has changed the law on political parties so that it may permanently seal off the political space. Read More
Open letter :Call to all Students and Teachers to oppose the visit President Kagame to the Oxford University on May 18, 2013
Dear Students and Teachers at University of Oxford, Dear Students members of the Oxford Business Network for Africa, Read More
South Africa’s richest black man, Patrice Motsepe, has announced he is giving away half his wealth to improve the lives of the poor.
The mining magnate said the money would be handled by the Motsepe Foundation to address education and health issues. Read More
His investment unit, headed by a former senior banker at Barclays, reflects the former prime minister’s growing business empire, worth tens of millions of pounds. Read More
Aid to Rwanda should resume or the damage could be significant and the cost of recovery even higher: Donald Kaberuka, AfDB president
By Duncan Miriri (Reuters) – Western donors must lift an aid freeze on Rwanda, imposed over its alleged support for Congo rebels, to avoid damaging its economy and causing a new crisis in the region, the head of the African Development Bank (AfDB) said. Read More
Rwanda:Throwing someone in jail for being critical of government policy is extremely sad, Ingabire tells the Supreme Court.
Kigali, 30 April 2013-Continuing her submission to the Supreme Court, Mrs Ingabire told the Court that it is the duty of the Party she leads FDU-Inkingi to point out what is going wrong with government policies so that they are able to correct them. She said that it was sad that someone could be thrown Read More
Rwanda: The case against Ingabire falls apart as prosecution witness admit their testimonies were framed.
Kigali, 29th April 2013-On the 8th day of Ingabire’s appeal, the Supreme Court heard the prosecution witnesses namely Lieutenant-Colonel Tharcisse Nditurende, Lt Colonel Noël Habiyaremye, Captain Jean Marie Vianney Karuta and Major Vital Uwumuremyi. They all criticized the prosecution’s case especially in regard to the formation of an armed organization. Read More
Ingabire defence counsel pointed out that the accusations are not based on legal documents but rather on information picked from Wikipedia without any reference to their author or place of publication
Kigali 23rd April 2013 , The Defence Counsel of political prisoner Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, Mr Iain Edwards has told the Supreme Court that her client was sentenced on the ground of new charges based on documents found on Wikipedia and on personal thoughts expressed by Yves Ternon on the history of Rwanda and not at all based Read More
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
The 29-year-old will pen a money spinning deal that includes image rights with the Old Trafford giants upon the successful completion of a medical Read More
Manchester United said Wednesday they had agreed a deal to sign Dutch striker Robin van Persie from Premier League rivals Arsenal. Read More