Rwanda News


Friday, 10-24-14, 13:45Rwandan Parliament Calls for BBC to Be Banned[RSF]The Rwandan parliament passed a resolution on 22 October calling on the government to ban the BBC and bring "genocide denial" charges against the presenter and producer of a controversial TV documentary about the 1994 Rwandan genocide that the BBC broadcast in early October. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 9:46Third EAC Academia-Public-Private Sector Forum Opens in Kigali[EAC]East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 23 October 2014: The 3rd East African Community (EAC) Academia-Public-Private-Sector Forum opened today in Kigali, Rwanda, with a call by His Excellency President Paul Kagame to the stakeholders to redesign and streamline the region's economic development approaches to meet the high expectations of the East African people. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 8:46Over 1200 Vulnerable Families to Get Cows[New Times]At least 1,230 vulnerable families in the Southern Province are set to receive a cow each as part of a week-long campaign that seeks to encourage beneficiaries of the One-Cow per family programme (Girinka) to pass on heifers to their needy neighbours. read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 9:42MPs Move to Have BBC Transmission Suspended[New Times]Lawmakers have called on government to suspend British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) transmission in the country over a recent documentary, Rwanda's Untold Story, which MPs said is part of a grand plan to deny the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 12:28Debating the BBC's 'Rwanda's Untold Story'[African Arguments]On 12 October, 38 signatories sent a letter to the BBC's Director-General to protest against the contents of the documentary 'Rwanda's Untold Story' first broadcast by BBC 2 on October 1. The letter states that the BBC has been "recklessly irresponsible" in broadcasting the film which has "fuelled genocide denial" and "further emboldened the génocidaires". read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 12:12Hosting Kagame in London[HRW]Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, who is giving a speech at London's Chatham House today, is viewed by his admirers as the man who saved the nation - who brought stability and rapid economic development to a country devastated by genocide now 20 years ago. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 12:12Lifting the Lid On Rwandan Repression[HRW]Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, who is giving a speech at London's Chatham House today, is viewed by his admirers as the man who saved the nation - who brought stability and rapid economic development to a country devastated by genocide now 20 years ago. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 15:12Buy Safe Appliances, Protect Ozone Layer[New Times]Last month, Rwanda joined the rest of the world to mark the international day for the preservation of the Ozone layer; with a walk to raise awareness on the need to phase-out ozone depleting substances. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 15:05Ifad President to Meet Head of State, Paul Kagame and Ministers in Rwanda[IFAD]Rome -Investments in climate smart, smallholder agriculture in support of rural women and youth at centre of the discussions read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 10:47Abunzi Must Jealously Guard Their Reputation[New Times]Rwandans yesterday concluded weeklong celebrations of ten years of outstanding contribution of community-based mediation committees, otherwise known as Abunzi. read more...


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