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Tanzanian opposition member arrested for denouncing president Magufuli.

Lissu was arrested at Dar es Salaam" airport as he attempted to take a plane to Rwanda

- Daily Monitor - UG

Aporu hoping for right blend amid adversity.

The national team face hosts Rwanda, Kenya, Burundi and South Sudan in the Africa Volleyball Confederation Zone 5 qualifiers in Kigali

- Daily Monitor - UG

Lissu arrested at Julius Nyerere International Airport en route to Kigali.

Singida East MP and President of Tanganyika Law Society Tundu Lissu was on Thursday evening arrested at the Julius Nyerere International Airport .

- TheCitizen - TZ

Lissu at Julius Nyerere International Airport en route to Kigali.

Singida East MP and President of Tanganyika Law Society Tundu Lissu was on Thursday evening arrested at the Julius Nyerere International Airport .

- TheCitizen - TZ

Kenya eye FIVB World Cup spot in Kigali.

The winning and second placed sides at the Nations Cup will in turn grace the World Championship.

- Daily Nation - KE

Kenya eye World spot in Kigali Cup.

The winning and second placed sides at the Nations Cup will in turn grace the World Championship.

- Daily Nation - KE

Rugby: Lady Cranes coach Rwitare demanding more trial games.

After all, he started his coaching journey seven years ago with the Rwanda youth teams , before taking Uganda Christian University as assistant coach

- Daily Monitor - UG

Rwanda's essential oils offer big profits from little land.

Last year, Rwanda exported around 14 tonnes of essential oils -- geranium, moringa, patchouli and tagetes -- bringing in $473,000, according to the National Agricultural Export Development Board

- Daily Monitor - UG

News24.com | Rwanda's essential oils offer big profits from little land.

Inside a metal shed in southeastern Rwanda, Nicholas Hitimana brandished a plastic container holding a green liquid: geranium essential oil, freshly distilled and ready for export at more than $200 a kilo.

- News24.com - ZA

Kapombe shrugs off injury fears.

The national soccer team, Taifa Stars, leave for Kigali, Rwanda today ahead of the Champions of African Nations first round, return leg qualifier against Amavubi.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Rwanda's essential oils offer big profits from little land.

Inside a metal shed in southeastern Rwanda, Nicholas Hitimana brandished a plastic container holding a green liquid: geranium essential oil, freshly distilled and ready for export at more than $200 a kilo.

- PhysOrg - NL

Avignon Festival: African artists grab the spotlight

Encore! has decamped to the sunny south of France to check out the country's oldest arts festival. Every summer Avignon attracts thousands of visitors to its official selection of theatrical productions and fringe events, known as the "Off". This year's edition is shining a light on dramatic talent from Sub-Saharan Africa. ...

- France24 - FR

EAC officials defy US bid to review Agoa trade deal

The top US trade agency had announced last month that Kenya would be excused from the group of countries potentially subject to review of their Agoa eligibility. Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda argued against the move at a US government inquiry in Washington. Kenya was not represented.Kevin J. Kelley writes.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Economic Scene: In Health Care, Republicans Could Learn From Rwanda

While Obamacare’s foes seek to reverse its expansion of coverage, third-world nations have made strides in extending access and improving results.

- New York Times - US

EU set to ratify Kigali greenhouse gas amendment

The European Union adopted Monday a decision to conclude the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol that ensures protection of the climate from the powerful HFC greenhouse gases.

- EUbusiness.com - UK

News24.com | Rwandan academic gets life in jail over 1994 genocide

A government official says a prominent Rwandan academic has been sentenced to life in jail after being convicted of genocide.

- News24.com - ZA

Rwanda draw headache for TZ

The national soccer team Taifa Stars' chances to qualify for the Champions of African Nations second round now hangs in the balance after registering a 1-1 draw against Rwanda's Amavubi at the CCM Kirumba Stadium in Mwanza City yesterday.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Rwandan academic gets life in jail for 1994 genocide

KIGALI, Rwanda " A prominent Rwandan academic has been sentenced to life in jail after being convicted of genocide, officials said Saturday.Leopold Munyakazi was convicted Friday by a court in the south of the East African...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Rwanda : Exécutions sommaires de personnes soupçonnées de petite délinquance

Déplier Rangée du haut, de gauche à droite : Juma Ntakingora ; Alexandre Bemeriki ; Benjamin Niyonzima ; Basabose Hakuzimana ; Elias Habyarimana . Rangée du milieu, de gauche à droite : Samuel Minani ; Jean de Dieu Habiyaremye ; Ernest Tuyishime ; Thaddée Uwintwali ; Emmanuel Ntamuhanga . Rangée du bas, de gauche à ...

- Economic Policy Institute - US

Rwanda presidential election campaigns kick off

With three weeks to go until elections, two politicians are challenging Rwanda's "big man." While most observers expect Paul Kagame to win, Greens candidate Frank Habineza and Philippe Mpayimana are vying for the post.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Uganda police turn to Rwanda for training

Senior police officer says failure to prioritise training and poor budget management are the main reasons Rwanda National Police has an edge over their Ugandan counterpart

- Daily Monitor - UG

News24.com | Rwanda's president already claiming win in August election

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is already claiming victory in next month's election, as campaign begins.

- News24.com - ZA

Rwandan academic gets life in jail over 1994 genocide

A government official says a prominent Rwandan academic has been sentenced to life in jail after being convicted of genocide.

- FOX News - US

Rwanda's president already claiming win in August election

KIGALI, Rwanda " Rwanda's president is already claiming victory in next month's election.President Paul Kagame told supporters at his first campaign rally Friday that the results of the vote were already known in 2015, when...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Rwanda's President Already Claiming Win in August Election

Rwanda's president is already claiming victory in next month's election. President Paul Kagame told supporters at his first campaign rally Friday that the results of the vote were known in 2015, when more than 4 million Rwandans petitioned Parliament to change the constitution to allow him to run again. Kagame said his ...

- Voice of America - US

Everton goal my best so far, says Gor's Tuyisenge

The Rwandan international cost K'Ogalo Sh4 million last year.

- Daily Nation - KE

Rwanda opposition in uphill battle against powerful Kagame

Kigali, Rwanda, Jul 13 - On the impeccably clean streets of Rwanda's capital, where a skyline of gleaming new buildings pokes through undulating hills, few have heard of opposition presidential aspirants Frank Habineza and Philippe Mpayimana. They were only confirmed as candidates and allowed to begin fundraising a week ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Rwanda opposition in uphill battle against powerful Kagame

Two men face a seemingly insurmountable task in challenging Kagame

- Daily Nation - KE

Rwanda's president already claiming win in August election

- Townhall.com - US

Rwanda's opposition in tough battle against president Kagame

With little money, and only three weeks to drum up support, the two men face a seemingly insurmountable task in challenging the all-powerful President Paul Kagame, who is expected to easily win a third term in office

- Daily Monitor - UG

EAC officials oppose US bid to review Agoa trade deal over mitumba ban

Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda argue against the move at a US government hearing in Washington. Kenya was not represented.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Many Africans see Kagame's Rwanda as a model. They are wrong

WHEN Paul Kagame was 28, he helped topple the government of Uganda. At 36 he overthrew the government of Rwanda. At 39 he ousted the government of Congo . It is hard to think of another leader who has won so many wars, against such repulsive enemies, on such a tight budget. Mr Kagame is perhaps the most successful general ...

- Economist.com - UK

Rwanda opposition in uphill battle against powerful Kagame

KIGALI, Jul 14 - On the impeccably clean streets of Rwanda's capital, where a skyline of gleaming new buildings pokes through undulating hills, few have heard of opposition presidential aspirants Frank Habineza and Philippe Mpayimana. They were only confirmed as candidates and allowed to begin fundraising a week before ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

The neat-as-a-pin African country where people are executed for petty theft

In October, Innocent Mbarushimana was caught stealing a few bananas in the village of Kabeza in western Rwanda. Two months before that, an improverished farmer named Jean Kanyesoko was caught red-handed stealing someone's sugarcane. They and dozens of others were shot dead or beaten to death in...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Rwanda killed 37 petty criminals, Human Rights Watch says

Human Rights Watch accuses Rwandan authorities of summarily executing "at least 37" people.

- BBC - UK

Rwandan forces killing suspects without trial: HRW

The soldiers came at dawn to Fulgence Rukundo's house in a village in western Rwanda, and accused him of stealing a cow

- Daily Monitor - UG

Exécutions sommaires de personnes soupçonnées de petite délinquance

Déplier Rangée du haut, de gauche à droite : Juma Ntakingora ; Alexandre Bemeriki ; Benjamin Niyonzima ; Basabose Hakuzimana ; Elias Habyarimana . Rangée du milieu, de gauche à droite : Samuel Minani ; Jean de Dieu Habiyaremye ; Ernest Tuyishime ; Thaddée Uwintwali ; Emmanuel Ntamuhanga . Rangée du bas, de gauche à ...

- Economic Policy Institute - US

Sylvestre Mudacumura devrait être arrêté

Il y a cinq ans, la Cour pénale internationale a émis un mandat d'arrêt à l'encontre de Sylvestre Mudacumura, commandant militaire d'un groupe rebelle basé dans l'est de la République démocratique du Congo, fondé sur neuf chefs d'accusation de crimes de guerre. Les autorités congolaises, en coopération avec la ...

- Economic Policy Institute - US

Rwanda: Petty Crime Suspects Summarily Executed

Expand From left to right: Juma Ntakingora ; Alexandre Bemeriki ; Benjamin Niyonzima ; Basabose Hakuzimana ; Elias Habyarimana ; Samuel Minani ; Jean de Dieu Habiyaremye ; Ernest Tuyishime ; Thaddée Uwintwali ; Emmanuel Ntamuhanga ; Fulgence Rukundo ; Naftal Nteziriza ; Amulani Bazangirabate ; Jean Kanyesoko ; Claude ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Arrest DR Congo Warlord

Five years ago today, the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for Sylvestre Mudacumura, the military commander of a rebel group based in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, on nine counts of war crimes. Expand Sylvestre Mudacumura, the military commander of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Trade minister warns Ugandans on illegal trade

Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde has asked Ugandans to stop exporting to Rwanda goods that are not allowed there as this may spoil trade relations between the two countries

- Daily Monitor - UG

Kagame's female competitor kicked out of Rwanda's presidential race

On the final NEC list of candidates to compete in the August 4 polls, released on Friday, Ms Rwigara's name was missing

- Daily Monitor - UG

'Climate of fear' ahead of Rwanda vote- Amnesty

The rights group released a 30-page report detailing several alleged violations, including the killing of an opposition party member as well as harassment and intimidation against those planning to run in next month's vote

- Daily Monitor - UG

War in Cities: an African perspective

Video | As part of its Conference Cycle on War in cities, the ICRC in Kigali convened a regional panel of experts on 26 June at the Kigali Convention Centre.

- ICRC - INT

Rwanda: Climate Change and Mountain Gorillas

Elham ShabahatIn Rwanda, increased floods, droughts, and landslides have caused deaths and destroyed homes. How are mountain gorillas and people living near their habitat impacted by and adapting to climate change?

- Pulitzer Center - US

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