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Rwanda: Elections 'will not be rigged'.

In two months' time, Rwandans will go to the polls to elect a new president, and according to the country's electoral commission, the ground has been set for a smooth electoral process.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Rwanda: Elections 'will not be rigged'.

In two months time, Rwandans will go to the polls to elect a new president, and according to the country's electoral commission, the ground has been set for a smooth electoral process.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Why I Became a Rebel Soldier in South Sudan.

"People are not wishing it, but I think a genocide is coming. What happened in Rwanda was just a sample."

- OZY - US

UNHCR renews warning over Burundi situation as funding dries to a trickle.

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia With no sign of improvement in the political situation, the total refugee population is expected to grow to over half a million by end ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Quality of life on rise for many Africans- report.

Rwanda recorded the most progress, followed by Ghana and Liberia in the fight against poverty since 2005

- Daily Monitor - UG

Rwanda also preparing for peaceful August elections.

KIGALI, Rwanda May 22 - Rwanda is also preparing for peaceful elections in August this year, which will be held the same week with Kenya. Rwanda goes to the polls on August 4 while those of Kenya are scheduled four days later on August 8. The Rwandan government has prepared a raft of activities aimed

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Margaret Kenyatta among 350 Kenyans running for peace in Rwanda.

KIGALI, Rwanda May 21 - Lady Margaret Kenyatta will Sunday morning join over 350 Kenyans participating in the Kigali International Peace Marathon in Rwanda. The First Lady and her host, Rwanda First Lady Mrs Jeanette Kagame will run the peace marathon alongside thousands of athletes and peace enthusiasts from across the ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

How genocide sparked one woman's faith and forgiveness.

Immaculee Ilibagiza survived the Rwandan genocide in 1994 that killed almost a million Tutsi , including most of her...

- Deseret News - US

Dane wanted in Rwanda for war crimes gets 4 weeks in jail.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark " A court in Denmark has jailed a Danish national for four weeks pending a decision to extradite him to his native Rwanda where he's suspected of committing crimes against humanity in 1994.Danish prosecutors...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ugandan tech-startup wins Shs360m investment.

During a session called Face the Gorillas' at the Transform Africa Summit 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda, the Ugandan team, Killer Analytics, presented an application called Smart Credit

- Daily Monitor - UG

Police deploy as UNRA starts evictions along Kampala-Entebbe road.

More than 1,000 buildings on Entebbe Road will be razed down on today. The exercise has started at Kibuye Round about, and is expected to go as far as Entebbe Airport

- Daily Monitor - UG

Will Uganda increase gorilla permit fees just like Rwanda?

The last time Rwanda increased its gorilla permit fees, Uganda followed suit. However, will Uganda also move into Rwanda's direction this time around

- Daily Monitor - UG

Rwanda's elections, nude photos and the kitenge scandal

However, in the absence of an influential national figure among the inziles, they have always sought identity in the former king, Kigeli Ndahindurwa V. But the king died last year.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Rwanda's opposition member 'assassinated'

The body of Jean Damascene Habarugira, a member of the United Democratic Forces party, was found on Monday, police spokesman Theos Badege said, 60 kilometres from where he had disappeared three days earlier

- Daily Monitor - UG

Oxfam supported 'Tree Tomato Project' in Rwanda has helped women gain more than money

Women's Economic Empowerment: Tree Tomato Project in Rwanda - featuring Flonira 01:58 Oxfam supported 'Tree Tomato Project' in Rwanda has helped women gain more than money2 May 2017Since joining the Tree Tomato Women's Cooperative Flonira has earned enough money to renovate her house, grow her own tree tomato plantation and ...

- Oxfam International - UK

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