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Latest stories about Rwanda
7 March 2012
Abdoulaye Bah interviews Mohamed Keita who runs the Africa desk of the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1981 to promote press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists to report without fear of reprisal.
17 December 2011
The Appeals Chamber at the International Criminal Tribunal of Rwanda (ICTR) based in Arusha, Tanzania has reduced the sentence of Rwandan genocide "kingpin" Theoneste Bagosora from life to 35 years. The reduction of Bagosora's sentence has been met with mixed reactions.
15 December 2011
As debate on whether Rwanda's constitution should be amended to allow for a third term rages on, Rwandan President Paul Kagame says that citizens are free to say that they want him. British journalist Ian Birell responded on Twitter saying, "They're not free, of course, to say he should go…"
9 December 2011
Charles Ingabire, an online Rwandan journalist and genocide survivor, is the latest victim in a series of bloody attacks targeting Rwandan journalists. He was the editor of the Kinyarwanda-language news website Inyenyeri News.
3 December 2011
The admission of Palestine as a full member of UNESCO on 31 October 2011 has prompted an intense debate, with people taking very different stands. Africans from the continent as well as the diaspora have also taken an active part in the debate online. However, whether they agreed or disagreed with Palestine's admission to UNESCO, the different sides have often projected the debate onto the internal problems of their own countries.
26 September 2011
Wangari Maathai, a prominent Kenyan environmental and political activist and 2004 Nobel prize winner passed away on September 25. She was the first African woman to be awarded the prize and is recognized worldwide in the fight to protect the environment on the African continent.
9 September 2011
The trial of Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire resumed this week. Victoire, an outspoken critic of President Paul Kagame’s leadership, is accused of collaborating with terrorist organizations and forming an armed group with the aim of destabilizing the country.
20 August 2011
Global Voices Author Gershom Ndhlovu interacts with Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Twitter. Kagame’s Twitter exchange with netizens puts him far ahead of his contemporary African leaders.
22 May 2011
The Technology for Transparency Network is proud to announce the release of its final report, "Global mapping of technology for transparency and accountability". The report is being published by the Transparency and Accountability Initiative (@TAInitiative) along with a over a dozen other reports on the global transparency movement.
28 April 2011
On May 5, 2011 President Paul Kagame of Rwanda will be the first African leader to be interviewed on YouTube World View. World View is a series of monthly interviews with the world's foremost leaders, where you ask the questions.