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2 Aug 2017
Rwandans go the polls Friday in a presidential election in which strongman Paul Kagame is widely expected to cruise to a third term in office.
2 Aug 2017
Here are key dates since President Paul Kagame's ruling Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) took control of Rwanda in 1994.
19 Jul 2017
The rise of Rwanda from its nadir in 1994 when 800,000 people were killed in genocide against the minority Tutsi has been phenomenal. Economic and social indicators have out-performed other countries in Africa and around the world.
1 Dec 2016
Christian pilgrims gather each year in their thousands in the southern Rwandan hill town of Kibeho, some hopeful of miracles where three schoolgirls said the Virgin Mary came to them.
30 Nov 2016
Rwanda on Tuesday opened a formal probe into 20 French officials suspected of playing a role in the 1994 genocide, in a move likely to further sour diplomatic ties with France.
17 Oct 2016
The last king of Rwanda, Kigeli V, who ruled the east African nation for less than a year before being forced into exile, finally settling in the United States, died early Sunday according to his official website. He was 80.
17 Oct 2016
Negotiators from Nigeria and 196 other countries have reached an historic agreement to reduce emissions of chemical refrigerants such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) that contribute to global warming.
9 Sep 2016
Rwanda has signed a deal with the African division of Portuguese construction firm Mota-Engil to build an international airport at a cost of $818 million, the company and government officials said.
27 Jul 2016
Oliver Cann graduated from University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom in 1996 with a BA (Hons) in Government and European Union Studies. From 1998 to 2006, he was partner and co-owner...
21 Jul 2016
Cote d’Ivorien President Alassane Ouattara while arriving from the African Union Summit in Kigali, Rwanda on Monday evening, denounced clashes between the Felix Houphouet-Boigny ...
18 Jul 2016
Renewed fighting in South Sudan that has claimed more than 300 lives is to dominate an African Union summit, which opened yesterday in the Rwandan capital, Kigali.
15 Jul 2016
A recent flare-up of deadly violence in South Sudan will dominate the agenda as heads of state gather Sunday for a key African Union summit in the Rwandan capital Kigali.

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