Africa Rwanda World 

African Asylum seekers in the UK go into hiding

– – Some asylum seekers in the UK have reportedly gone into hiding to prevent their planned repatriation. Aid agencies say several asylum seekers in Britain are hiding because of fears they will be sent to Rwanda. Under a deal signed last month, people judged to have entered the country illegally face being flown to Rwanda for resettlement. But the… Read More
Africa China East Africa Rwanda World 

Rwandan court jails Chinese man for beating men tied on tree

– – A Chinese man has been jailed for twenty years for beating his employees while they were tied to a tree in Rwanda. Sun Shujun was sentenced by a Rwandan court after he was put on trial for torture for his action which was captured on video. He was arrested after the video of his action went viral. A… Read More
Africa East Africa Rwanda World 

Rwanda’s decision to take in UK asylum seekers criticized

Per the scheme agreed on between the UK and Rwanda, single men arriving in the UK illegally in small boats or lorries will be sent to Rwanda for resettlement. Such people who arrived in the UK by 1 January may be sent to Rwanda, where their asylum claims will be processed. Details of the scheme explained that such deportees will… Read More
Africa Central Africa Rwanda Sports World 

Salima Mukansanga is AFCON’s first female referee

– – Rwanda’s Salima Mukansanga is the first female to officiate at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament. Mukansanga was part of the officiating team for the group B game between Guinea and Malawi on Monday at Stade Kouekong. She however served as the fourth official on the day – a first for a woman in the men’s game.… Read More
Africa Central Africa Rwanda World 

Rwanda: Local made banana brew kills eleven people

– – Rwandan officials have confirmed the death of eleven people in the country’s south eastern district of Bugesera. The eleven were reported to have died after drinking a local brew made from bananas during the Christmas festive season. The Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) said four other persons are reported to be in hospital for treatment. Five people have been… Read More

Democratic Green Party of Rwanda End of Year Message and Aspirations for 2022

The present year has come to an end making space for the new year. Like the previous year, 2021 was also characterized by the COVID-19 Pandemic and the country had two lockdowns, this year has also left many families mourning the loss of their loved ones. We would like to take on this moment to foremost comfort and condole all… Read More
Africa Ghana Rwanda West Africa World 

Youth Connekt Africa Summit ends amid calls for youth-led solutions

– – Young Africans have called for more freedom and opportunities to propel the socio-economic growth of the continent as thousands of them took part in the2021 Youth Connekt Africa summit held in Ghana’s capital, Accra. The annual convening event connects youth from across the continent and beyond with policy influencers, political and industry leaders among others on accelerating youth… Read More
Africa Central Africa Rwanda World 

Rwanda to host schoolgirls from Afghanistan

– – The Rwandan government has announced that it is willing and ready to host several schoolgirls from Afghanistan. The takeover of the country by the Taliban fighters has sparked chaos and forcing citizens to flee. A privately run School of Leadership, Afghanistan (Sola) on Tuesday announced that about 250 students, staff and family members were traveling to Rwanda. The… Read More
Africa Central Africa Rwanda World 

France bears ‘heavy responsibilities’ in the Rwanda genocide

At least 800,000 people died when ethnic Hutu extremists massacred minority Tutsis and moderate Hutus. Assassination of a president – – The massacres occurred after the assassination of the then Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana on April 6, 1994 in a plane crash. Mr Habyarimana – a Hutu backed by France – was on his way back to Rwanda when his… Read More
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Rwanda’s Kagame criticizes ‘hypocrisy’ in Covid-19 vaccine supply

– – Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has criticized what he calls “hypocrisy and double standards” in the global distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. The World Health Organization (WHO) director, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that deals between rich nations and vaccine manufacturers had made it hard to acquire vaccines for its Covax initiative. The @WHO Director-General has said that deals between… Read More