Friday 20 April 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-04-20

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AFP - 3/22/18

Forty-four African countries have signed an agreement establishing a free trade area seen as vital to the continent's economic development, the head of the African...

AFP - 3/13/18

At least 16 people were killed and dozens more injured after lightning struck a Seventh-Day Adventist church in Rwanda, a local official said Sunday.

Fourteen...

AFP - 2/13/18

Rwanda's media watchdog has ordered a US-owned Christian radio station shut for three months after a "vile" sermon against women, it said Monday.

The radio...

AFP - 2/11/18

Rwanda said Friday it wanted no part in Israel's "internal politics" after turning away two opposition Israeli lawmakers who wanted to discuss their country's...

AFP - 11/23/17

Rwanda is willing to provide refuge to as many as 30,000 African migrants suffering abuse and slave-like conditions in Libya, the foreign minister told AFP Wednesday...

AFP - 10/29/17

Rwanda's first cricket stadium was inaugurated Saturday by President Paul Kagame as a permanent home for developing the sport in the country.

Gahanga Cricket...

AFP - 10/24/17

A Rwandan court on Monday refused to grant bail to Diane Rwigara, a prominent critic of President Paul Kagame who has been charged with inciting insurrection against...

AFP - 10/11/17

Rwanda denied Wednesday that its military used torture to extract confessions from detainees, calling a scathing report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) "baseless".

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AFP - 10/10/17

Rwanda's military has used asphyxiation, electric shock and mock executions to torture confessions out of detainees, Human Rights Watch said in a report published...

AFP - 10/5/17

Rwandan prosecutors said Tuesday that a prominent critic of President Paul Kagame had been charged with inciting insurrection against the state as well as other...

AFP - 9/26/17

Police have charged Rwandan opposition leader Diane Rwigara, who was detained at the weekend along with her mother and sister, with "offenses to state security and...

AFP - 9/19/17

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has met with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in New York for rare talks, Kigali said Tuesday, as diplomatic ties remain icy over...

Xinhuanet - 9/14/17

KIGALI, (Xinhua) -- Heavy downpour that hit Ngoma district in eastern Rwanda on Monday has left 221 families homeless, Rwanda's Ministry of Disaster Management and...

AFP - 9/7/17

Several leaders from two Rwandan parties not recognised by the authorities have been arrested, police and opposition officials said Thursday.

Since President...

AFP - 9/1/17

A Rwandan opposition figure who was barred from challenging President Paul Kagame in last month's election has been "taken" by police, her brother said Thursday, a...

AFP - 8/25/17

Burundians continue to flee their country due to ongoing threats and abuses despite their government's insistence that many are returning, according to a report...

AFP - 8/19/17

Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn in Friday for a third term in office after a crushing election win that rights groups criticised over irregularities and voter...

AFP - 8/9/17

Rwanda's electoral commission on Wednesday confirmed President Paul Kagame's overwhelming victory in last week's presidential election, even improving his score...

AFP - 8/6/17

Rwandans on Saturday celebrated the third-term victory of President Paul Kagame who pledged to continue transforming the nation after winning re-election with a...

AFP - 8/5/17

Rwandan President Paul Kagame sailed to a third term in office with a tally hovering around a whopping 98 percent of votes, partial results showed Saturday.

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AFP - 8/4/17

Rwandans vote in a presidential election Friday widely expected to return strongman Paul Kagame to office for a third seven-year term at the helm of the small east...

AFP - 8/2/17

Rwandans go the polls Friday in a presidential election in which strongman Paul Kagame is widely expected to cruise to a third term in office.

The 59-year-old...

AFP - 8/2/17

Here are key dates since President Paul Kagame's ruling Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) took control of Rwanda in 1994.

- 1994: Genocide and takeover in Kigali...

AFP - 8/2/17

Frank Habineza is an environmentalist running to become Rwanda's president for the first time after an eight-year struggle to register his party and obtain a spot on...

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