SUDANESE President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Rwanda for an African Union (AU) summit on Friday in defiance of an International Criminal Court (ICC) warrant for his arrest.
Ahead of the Kigali summit, African nations renewed efforts to leave the ICC, which to date has only prosecuted...
Monday 18th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
by Our Foreign Desk
RWANDA said yesterday it would expel 70,000 Burundian refugees, two days after US diplomats accused it of destabilising its southern neighbour.
“The long-term presence of refugees so close to their country of origin carries considerable risks...
Saturday 13th Feb 2016
THE US envoy to Africa’s Great Lakes region has accused Rwanda of trying to “destabilise” neighbouring Burundi.
Thomas Perriello told the Senate foreign relations committee in Washington on Wednesday: “There are credible reports of recruitment of Burundian...
Friday 12th Feb 2016
Saturday 2nd Jan 2016
RWANDANS voted yesterday in a referendum on changing the constitution to allow President Paul Kagame to extend his term in office.
Under the changes, which are expected to pass, Mr Kagame would be able to run again after his second term ends in 2017.
He has been president since...
Saturday 19th Dec 2015
RWANDA’S government reacted angrily yesterday to a British embassy announcement that a senior general had been arrested in London.
The embassy in Kigali said that Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, who is the head of Rwanda’s national intelligence and security service, had been...
Wednesday 24th Jun 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
French Ambassador Michel Flesh stands in for justice minister in Rwandan genocide memorials, but is refused entry after Rwandan president accuses French peacekeepers of taking part in the 1994 atrocities
Tuesday 8th Apr 2014
Country 'surprised' by President Paul Kagame's accusation
Sunday 6th Apr 2014