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News: Rwanda

We have started to collect the most important news related to Rwanda in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Rwanda: news

Rwanda genocide ministers jailed

Friday, September 30th 2011, 14:13

The UN's Rwanda war crimes tribunal convicts two former ministers on genocide charges, but acquits two others on lack of evidence.
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No extradition for Rwanda widow

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 17:25
related countries: France France

A French court turns down a bid to extradite the widow of Rwanda's ex-President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose killing sparked the 1994 genocide.
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'Rwanda murder plot' foiled in SA

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 18:38

South Africa's authorities have foiled another assassination attempt on a Rwandan ex-army chief, Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, the BBC learns.
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Rwanda hopes to boost French ties

Monday, September 12th 2011, 8:24
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Rwandan President Paul Kagame pays his first visit to France since his country's 1994 genocide, hoping to improve damaged links with Paris.
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Rwanda terror trial to go ahead

Monday, September 5th 2011, 12:09

A Rwandan judge orders the terror trial of opposition leader Victoire Ingabire to proceed.
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DR Congo tin 'smuggled' by UN man

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 10:38
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

An employee of the UN peacekeeping mission in DR Congo is arrested for trying to smuggle more than a tonne of tin ore into Rwanda, officials say.
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Rwanda-SA accused plead innocence

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 14:09
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Three Rwandans and three Tanzanians accused of attempting to murder Rwandan ex-army chief Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa plead not guilty at their trial in South Africa.
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Woman guilty of genocide and rape

Friday, June 24th 2011, 15:07

A former Rwandan women's minister is sentenced to life in prison for her role in the genocide and the rape of Tutsi women and girls.
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Genocide verdict due for Rwanda woman

Friday, June 24th 2011, 3:06

Judges at the UN-backed court for Rwanda are to hand down a verdict for one of the first women to be charged with genocide before an international court.
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SA row over Rwandan ex-army chief

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 17:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African human rights groups launch legal action to force the government to revoke the refugee status of a former head of the Rwandan army.
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Rwanda 'forced exhumation' claim

Friday, May 27th 2011, 21:38

A Rwandan opposition party accuses the government of forcing people to exhume remains of relatives killed during the 1994 genocide.
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Rwanda genocide fugitive arrested

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 17:06
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A Rwandan genocide suspect, Bernard Munyagishari, is arrested in eastern DR of Congo after being on the run for 17 years.
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Rwandans 'threatened by hitman'

Friday, May 20th 2011, 15:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Two Rwandan exiles in London were warned last week by UK police that they faced the threat of assassination by a Rwandan government hitman.
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VIDEO: Rwanda's young football hopefuls

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 21:15
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Rwandan football team has arrived in London to train ahead of the Under 17 World Cup in Mexico next month.
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Justice, eventually

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 22:10

Rwandan concern at long genocide trial of Augustin Bizimungu
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Rwanda general guilty of genocide

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 12:27

Former Rwandan army chief Augustin Bizimungu is sentenced to 30 years in prison over the 1994 genocide, as three others are also found guilty.
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Rwanda rebels on trial in Germany

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 16:59
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Germany Germany
related places: Stuttgart

The trial of two Rwandan rebel leaders accused of masterminding atrocities in DR Congo - the first of its kind - starts in Stuttgart in Germany.
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'Miracle orphanage'

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 9:27

How 400 people were saved from Rwanda's genocide
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Rwanda ex-mayor gets life in jail

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 17:52

Former Rwandan mayor, Jean-Baptiste Gatete, is sentenced to life in prison by the UN tribunal for Rwanda for his role in the genocide of 1994.
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Rwanda photo scandal resignation

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 17:00

Rwanda's youth and sports minister, Joseph Habineza, resigns days after photos began circulating on the internet of him being intimate with several women.
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