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Mitchell 'rogue' Rwanda aid claim

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 11:51

Andrew Mitchell denies acting as a "rogue minister" by sanctioning a controversial £16m aid cheque to Rwanda on his last day as international development secretary.
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Rwandans kill DR Congo soldier

Monday, November 5th 2012, 10:13
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rwanda accuses DR Congo soldiers of 'provocation' after a group crossed the border and one was shot dead, further raising tensions along the volatile area.
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Rwandan opposition leader jailed

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 13:34

Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire is found guilty at her treason trial and sentenced to eight years in jail.
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Rwanda general in SA refugee row

Monday, October 29th 2012, 17:50
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Two human rights groups ask a South African court to revoke the refugee status of former Rwanda army chief Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa.
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Rwanda joins UN Security Council

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 19:59
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Kigali

Rwanda is elected to sit on the UN Security Council, a day after a UN report said the defence minister in Kigali was commanding a rebellion in DR Congo.
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Rwanda leads DRC rebels, says UN

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 10:08
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rwanda's defence minister is effectively commanding the M23 rebellion in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, a leaked UN report says.
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Rwanda spies accused of torture

Monday, October 8th 2012, 9:40

Rwanda's military intelligence is accused of illegally detaining and torturing scores of people - charges denied by the government.
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Zimbabwean manhunt for Rwandan

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 13:48

Zimbabwe's police say they have launched a manhunt for a former top Rwandan official, accused of taking part in the 1994 genocide.
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The unlikely cycling boom in Rwanda

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 12:27

The unlikely cycling boom happening in Rwanda
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What Burundi could teach Rwanda about reconciliation

Monday, August 13th 2012, 7:02

Are ethnic jests a healthy sign or a one-way ticket to jail?
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Rwanda aid cut over Congo rebels

Friday, July 27th 2012, 16:30
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Netherlands Netherlands

The UK joins the Netherlands and the US in withholding aid to Rwanda over its alleged backing of rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo.
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US cuts military aid to Rwanda

Sunday, July 22nd 2012, 11:02
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, United States United States

The US cuts military aid to Rwanda amid reports it is backing rebels in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Rwanda and DRC 'in border deal'

Sunday, July 15th 2012, 20:00
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have agreed to allow a neutral international force to tackle militias on their borders, reports say.
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VIDEO: Rwanda's sitting volleyball team

Friday, July 6th 2012, 10:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rwanda's sitting volleyball team - the first sub-Saharan African volleyball team to qualify for the Paralympics - talk to the BBC about their preparations for London 2012.
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Rwanda 'launched DR Congo rebels'

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 18:06
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rwanda has played a key role in creating a rebel group and sustaining a mutiny in neighbouring DR Congo, UN experts say in a leaked document.
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Rwanda anger at DR Congo charges

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 17:38
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rwanda's foreign minister hits back at reports that her country is backing a mutiny in DR Congo, saying such allegations are endangering Rwandans' lives.
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Rwanda general gives SA evidence

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 12:33
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A former Rwandan army chief who survived two assassination attempts gives evidence at the trial in South Africa of those accused of plotting to kill him.
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Rwandan queen killer convicted

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 17:26

A UN court sentences a Rwandan ex-military officer to life in prison after he is found guilty of ordering the killing of the former Tutsi queen, Rosalie Gicanda, during the genocide.
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Rwanda genocide courts shut down

Monday, June 18th 2012, 12:00

Rwanda's controversial community "gacaca" courts finish their work, after 10 years of trying those accused of involvement in the 1994 genocide.
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VIDEO: UK charity to send dentists to Rwanda

Saturday, June 16th 2012, 8:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British dental charity is about to start work in Rwanda, a country that has only 11 qualified dentists.
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Rwanda military 'aids DRC mutiny'

Monday, June 4th 2012, 9:27
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fresh evidence has emerged that the Rwandan military is aiding rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Human Rights Watch says.
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