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Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Rwanda imposes curfew to curb noise pollution

Rwanda has imposed a curfew on all “non-essential services” to reduce what the government calls “noise pollution”, a move that has angered nightclub owners who say it will hurt their business. “For
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The M23 rebels prepare to leave after a ceremony marking the withdrawal from their positions in the town of Kibumba, in the east of the DRC, on 23 December 2022. - Copyright © africanews Moses Sawasawa/Copyright 2021 The AP

EU ‘firmly condemns’ Rwanda military in east DR Congo

The European Union on Friday blasted Rwanda's military presence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and support of Tutsi-led M23 rebels accused of multiple atrocities against civilians.
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(FILES) This file photograph taken on May 20, 2020, shows a courtroom sketch of Felicien Kabuga, one of the last key suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, wearing a protective face mask as a protection due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus, as he appeared publicly for the first time at The Court of Appeal in Paris. - A UN judge announced on August 18, 2022, that Felicien Kabuga, an alleged financier of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, will go on trial in The Hague on September 29, 2022, facing charges of genocide and crimes against humanity. (Photo by Benoit PEYRUCQ / AFP) / NO USE AFTER SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 09:06:27 GMT

Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga ruled unfit for trial

UN war crimes judges ruled that ageing Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga is unfit to stand trial but should still go through a stripped-down legal process, in a decision announced Wednesday.
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Rwandan President Paul Kagame addresses the media in Rwandan capital Kigali June 8, 2004. Kagame said he was opposed to foreign intervention in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, where recent fighting has raised fears of a renewed war in central Africa. There are no plans to deploy a European Union military force in war-torn eastern Congo but European nations are being asked to consider sending monitors if a ceasefire can be agreed, diplomats said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly FOR/RSS/ACM

‘Wasted money’: Rwanda splurges on sports despite criticism

First, it was a multi-million dollar sponsorship of English Premier League club Arsenal in 2018, followed by a splashy deal to back French giants Paris Saint-Germain a year later.
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A Congolese soldier walks in Kanyaruchinya, north of the city of Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as war-displaced people flee south. Thousands of displaced people began to flee after soldiers retreated to Kanyarushinya, an informal camp of over 40,000 people in the northern district of Goma. Troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were battling M23 fighters in Kibumba, 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of Goma, security officials and local residents said. The M23 militia has recently surged across the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, capturing swathes of territory and inflaming tensions with neighbouring Rwanda. (Photo by ALEXIS HUGUET / AFP)

Church-led peace marches against DR Congo rebel violence

Peace marches organised by the Catholic Church took place across the DR Congo Sunday to protest violence in the country’s east, days after an alleged massacre of civilians. Protesters chanted slogans such
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