Rwanda News


Friday, 07-03-15, 15:49Ending Genocide in Rwanda Does Not Excuse Murder[JusticeInfo.net] When Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, the head of Rwanda's intelligence services, was brought into the dock of a London court on Thursday, he clasped his hands above his head in a two-fisted salute to the public gallery. Dozens cheered; others looked on in silence. For some, Karenzi Karake is a hero, a key member of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) which ended the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. But for others, he is responsible for many killings and other abuses in the post-genocide era. read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 15:45Spy Chief Case Appears 'Flimsy'[JusticeInfo.net] Arrested Rwandan spy chief Karenzi Karake is due to reappear in court in Britain on Thursday, where prosecutors have asked for his extradition to Spain. Karake was detained by police at Heathrow airport on Saturday on a Spanish arrest warrant issued as part of an investigation into alleged crimes during the Rwanda conflict. Authorities in Kigali have expressed "outrage". read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 12:59Genocide Film - Rape Victims Get a Voice[Nation] These women bring out the voices of many others who couldn't speak for themselves... I feel, I share and I live their pain," President Paul Kagame said at the official world premiere of The Uncondemned at the Kigali Serena Hotel. read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 12:37Region Set Emergency Summit On Burundi[New Times] Leaders of the five-member East African Community (EAC) will on Monday hold another emergency meeting on Burundi. read more...
Thursday, 07-02-15, 8:54How the Seven Lions Were Delivered to Akagera Park[New Times] No one anticipated that the trip from Kigali international airport to the Akagera National Park in the Eastern Province, would take more than six hours. read more...
Thursday, 07-02-15, 8:54Plastic Bottle Ban - Protection of Consumers Should Be Priority[New Times] As the August 1 deadline on the ban of using plastic bottles in gin manufacturing approaches, tension between the Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) and some gin manufacturers is at its highest as the two parties engage in blame game. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 13:21Kyasano, a Biodiversity Sanctuary[Fahamu] A paradigm for sustainable rural development in Africa read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 12:58Huye - NIRDA Commemorates Employees Killed in Genocide[News of Rwanda] National Industrial Research and development Agency (NIRDA) on Tuesday June 30 commemorated its former workers lost in the Genocide against the Tutsis. The ceremony took place at the ministerial headquarters. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 9:46Public Servants Must Be More Vigilant[New Times] The Auditor General's report currently being scrutinised by the Public Accounts Committee contains very disturbing revelations. And, this is not unique to the current report. Each year, there seems to be shocking examples of wasteful spending, extreme mismanagement of the scarce public resources and gross negligence. read more...
Tuesday, 06-30-15, 10:00Climate Finance - Lessons From Rwanda[SAIIA] SAIIA Policy Briefing 139, June 2015 read more...


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