President Paul Kagame lays wreath at memorial site as the African country commemorates 1994 genocide in which more than 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutu were killed.
Rwanda has opened the main Gatuna crossing post after three years, as a step towards repairing ties that had been soured by various rival accusations of espionage, abductions and meddling.
The volcano that devastated the capital of eastern Congo has left in its wake a smouldering political climate.
Continued international support has allowed Rwanda’s President Kagame to target political rivals and independent voices with impunity.
A damning report points out that France helped build the institutions responsible for one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century.
A 600-page report commissioned by Rwanda government, based on 250 witnesses, diplomatic cables, documentaries, videos, and articles, says France holds responsibility for “enabling a foreseeable genocide” in which 800,000 people were slaughtered.
Rwanda says it has arrested Paul Rusesabagina – the man who was hailed a hero in a Hollywood movie about the country's 1994 genocide – on terrorism charges and paraded him in front of the media in handcuffs.
The Rwandan Embassy has taken exception to an article published in TRT World. This is a rebuttal from the Rwandan Ambassador to Turkey, His Excellency Williams Nkurunziza.
Many Rwandan refugees continue to refuse returning home despite a UN decision to terminate their refugee status. They fear state reprisals but Kigali says only those with 'criminal records' aren't returning.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says two of the victims were foreigners who were killed during a wave of attacks on foreign-owned stores followed by apparent reprisal attacks in Nigeria.
Mozambique's president and the leader of the country's main opposition group signed a new peace accord Tuesday, pledging to end years of violence and facilitate elections in the fall.
As both Burundi and Rwanda mark 57 years of independence on July 1, how have two countries that share so much found themselves in such radically different situations?
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