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Rwandan High Court Clears Opposition Leader of All Charges

Rwanda’s high court has acquitted opposition leader Diane Rwigara of charges that included forgery and inciting insurrection. Rwigara, the country’s highest-profile opposition figure, was imprisoned after her arrest in September 2017. The 37-year-old accountant’s arrest came after she tried to run against
December 7, 2018

Police in Rwanda arrests prominent church leader

Police in Rwanda have arrested six church leaders including Bishop Innocent Rugagi, one of the famous pastors in the country, for plotting to defy a government order requiring churches to comply with building regulations and noise pollution. About 700 churches have been
March 6, 2018

Rwanda : Call to probe French role in Rwanda genocide

A United States report has recommended a full investigation into France’s role in the Rwandan genocide should be carried out. The Muse Report, commissioned by the Rwandan government, concluded senior French officials “were aware of and aided the actions and goals of
December 13, 2017

BREAKING: Nude photos of female presidential candidate leaked

A female presidential aspirant in Rwanda has been embarrassed by her political opponents who released her nude photos on the Internet. Opponents of Diane Shima Rwigara, Rwanda’s frontline female presidential candidate, have dealt a serious blow to her image by leaking her
May 9, 2017

Yellow Card Insurance Scheme headache

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) countries are cracking their heads on how to revitalize the Yellow Card Insurance Scheme enacted by the bloc more than 30 years ago but has remained ineffective. The Yellow Card is a regional motor
March 29, 2017

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