Mon, 15 Apr 2024 16:06:46 GMT
Rwanda Urges More Global Collaboration To Prosecute Genocide Suspects
[New Times] John Bosco Siboyintore, Head of Rwanda's Genocide Fugitives Tracking Unit at the National Public Prosecution Authority (GFTU), has revealed the hurdles encountered in prosecuting genocide suspects scattered across the globe and called for...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 16:08:18 GMT
UN Urged to Prevent Hatred Against Congolese Tutsi
[New Times] As the Diaspora of the Midwest of America gathered to commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Col Raoul Bazatoha, the Defense Attaché in Rwanda's embassy in Washington DC, urged the international community to prevent increas...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:21:11 GMT
April 16, 1994 - the Atrocious Rukumberi Killings Take Shape
[New Times] On April 16, 1994, Rukumberi, located in the present-day Ngoma district, experienced horrific massacres that nearly wiped out the entire Tutsi population there.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:21:11 GMT
Genocidal Rape - Consolee Nishimwe's 30 Year-Journey of Pain, Justice and Healing
[New Times] Ten years after the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi, Consolee Nishimwe, who was 24 at the time, fell really sick. If she had not gone to the hospital at that moment, she would have died.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:21:10 GMT
Rwanda's Headline Inflation Eased to 4.2% in March
[New Times] Rwanda's headline inflation eased to 4.2 percent in March 2024, from 4.9 per cent in February 2024, according to the latest Urban Consumer Price (CPI) Index published by the the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR).

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:20:29 GMT
Ramaphosa, Museveni to Discuss DR Congo Crisis
[New Times] South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected in Uganda on Monday, April 15, for a two-day working visit in which he will discuss the security crisis in eastern DR Congo with his counterpart Yoweri Museveni.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:20:28 GMT
Kagame Tips New RDF Cadets On Broader Responsibilities Beyond War
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Monday, April 15 commissioned 624 officers, noting that their responsibilities go beyond fighting wars on battlefields, to building the nation and protecting the progress achieved.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 04:59:34 GMT
Rwanda's Village of Reconciliation and Unity
[DW] In the Rwandan village of Mbyo, Tutsi who survived the genocide now live together with rehabilitated Hutu perpetrators. But they tell DW it has been a difficult journey.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 16:09:48 GMT
Over 2,000 Genocide Victims' Bodies Discovered in Huye to Get Decent Burial
[New Times] Huye District will accord a decent burial to 2,073 bodies of 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi victims that were discovered under a house and a field.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 05:02:39 GMT
Untold Story - Bourbon's Role in Rwanda's Growing Coffee Culture
[New Times] Jean -- Bourbon Coffee opened its first shop in Kigali, in 2007, and has expanded to eight different locations across Rwanda and the United States.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 04:48:49 GMT
Burundi-Rwanda Rivalry - RED-Tabara Rebel Attacks Add to Regional Tensions
[The Conversation Africa] The RED-Tabara armed group, based in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has renewed attacks in Burundi since late 2023. The group - which is an abbreviation of the French Résistance pour un État de Droit au Bu...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 04:48:44 GMT
UN Pays Tribute to Victims and Survivors of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda
[UN News] The UN renewed its commitment to never forget the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda during a candle lighting ceremony on Friday to mark 30 years since the horrific events there unfolded.

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 04:52:14 GMT
Rwanda - a Ravaged Country That Bounced Back
[IPS] Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria -- As we contemplate the clouded futures of Gaza, Ukraine, and other dire conflict zones that get far less coverage, it may be instructive to recall the surprising success story of a ravaged country that bounced back: Rwan...

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 04:52:16 GMT
Rwanda Genocide - 30 Years On, Why Tutsis Are At the Centre of DR Congo's Conflict
[The Conversation Africa] The Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda in 1994 has in complex ways fuelled violent conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the past 30 years. At the centre of these tensions are the Congolese Tutsi communit...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 06:54:06 GMT
Who Are the Nine Politicians Set to Be Honoured for Their Anti-Genocide Stand?
[New Times] As Rwanda commemorates, for the 30th time, the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, the country will also honour politicians, who opposed divisive politics and were killed for their convictions during the Genocide in which more than one milli...

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 05:51:52 GMT
30% of Rwandans Exposed to Tobacco Smoke At Home - Study
[New Times] A survey conducted by Rwanda Non-Communicable Disease Alliance in partnership with the Ministry of Health in 2023, has indicated that 29.3 per cent of adult Rwandans reported exposure to tobacco smoke in their home while 13 per cent repor...

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 05:51:51 GMT
The Life and Times of Rwabukwisi, Founder of Rwanda's First Private Newspaper
[New Times] In 1987, Vincent Rwabukwisi, a 28-year-old came up with a unique idea of starting his own private newspaper. At that time, all newspapers were run by either the government or institutions like the Roman Catholic Church.

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 05:51:51 GMT
Govt to Distribute New Book On Genocide History for Children, Youth
[New Times] Rwanda Basic Education Board (REB) has said that in the upcoming fiscal year, it plans to distribute a new book detailing the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi to students and young people in schools.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 13:12:51 GMT
Court to Rule in Case of Ex-Governor Emmanuel Gasana
[New Times] The Nyagatare Intermediate Court is set to deliver a verdict in the case of former Eastern Province governor Emmanuel Gasana. The verdict will be read on Thursday, April 11 at 3pm.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 13:12:10 GMT
Canadian Legislator Kayabaga Asks Her Country to Designate FDLR a Terrorist Group
[New Times] Canadian Member of Parliament Arielle Kayabaga has requested the Canadian parliament to designate FDLR, a UN-sanctioned militia linked to the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda as a terrorist organisation.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 13:01:46 GMT
BSC Pays Tribute to Victims of Genocide Against the Tutsi
[New Times] Management and staff of Broadband Systems Corporation (BSC) paid homage to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in a commemoration event held at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, as Rwanda marks 30 years since the tragic event u...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 08:56:25 GMT
Africa's Merchandise Exports Forecast to Grow 5.3 % in 2024
[New Times] Africa is expected to record better growth in merchandise trade in 2024 with trade volume increasing by 5.3 per cent in the year from 3.1 per cent registered in 2023, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has said in its latest global trade ...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 07:49:34 GMT
Reintegration of Ex-Genocide Convicts - a Journey of Healing, Reconciliation
[New Times] As Rwandans continue to observe a week of mourning to mark 30 years since the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, the nation is also reflecting on the journey of rebuilding and reconciliation across various spheres.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 06:54:05 GMT
Standing With Genocide Survivors Is the Least We Can Do
[New Times] Three decades have passed since the genocide against the Tutsi, a wound on our nation's soul that continues to throb. We remember the over one million innocent victims who were barbarically slaughtered, their lives extinguished in a tide ...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 06:54:04 GMT
Genocide Survivor On Fostering Unity, Steering Path to Community Progress
[New Times] Jean Nepo Sibomana's childhood was characterised by moving from the home of one relative to another, having lost all his immediate family members in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 14:49:51 GMT
Rwanda Thanks Africa for Support Post-Genocide
[The Herald] Wallace Ruzvidzo -- Rwandan President Paul Kagame has expressed gratitude to fellow African nations for extending their support during Rwanda's difficult 1994 genocide which saw the killing of nearly one million people in just three mont...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 07:37:11 GMT
Kwibuka Timeline - April 10, 1994 - Church Sides With Killers
[New Times] April 10, 1994 goes down as one of the darkest days of the Genocide against the Tutsi, as Tutsis were hunted and massacred on a horrifying scale.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 07:20:43 GMT
Kenya Applauds Rwanda's Resilience At Genocide Memorial in Nairobi
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya has lauded the strides made by Rwanda after experiencing one of the most horrific genocides of the 20th century, affirming Nairobi's unwavering commitment to continued cooperation for mutual prosperity.

Wed, 10 Apr 2024 07:05:55 GMT
Rwanda's Genocide Could Have Been Prevented - 3 Things the International Community Should Have Done - Expert
[The Conversation Africa] As the world marks the 30th anniversary of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi ethnic group in Rwanda, it is important to understand what the international community could have done to prevent it.

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 16:18:28 GMT
NGO Files Complaint Over Two French Officers Slain in Rwanda Genocide
[RFI] A French NGO has filed a complaint seeking a probe into the deaths of two French officers killed in the early days of the 1994 Rwanda genocide.