Rwanda

  • Rwanda commemorates 20 years since genocide 07-04-2014 04:22 PM

    Rwanda is commemorating the 20th anniversary of its devastating genocide in which machete and gunfire attacks killed more than 1 million people. President Paul Kagame and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon together lit a flame at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre on Monday in memory of those killed. Samantha Power, the...
  • Christina Aguilera feels guilty for not doing enough charity 27-09-2013 11:48 AM

    Los Angeles: After visiting Kigali, Rwanda, on a hunger relief mission in June, singer Christina Aguilera feels she should have done more charity work. The 32-year-old cannot get over the poverty she saw there and is touched by what she saw and wishes she had done more before returning to...
  • Two killed in grenade attacks in Rwanda: Police 14-09-2013 07:35 PM

    Kigali: Rwandan police say two grenade blasts have killed two people and wounded 22 others in Kigali, Rwanda's capital, ahead of parliamentary elections on Monday. Police spokesman Damas Gatare said Saturday that a grenade exploded Friday night at a busy market place in the Kigali suburb of Kicukiro, killing one...
  • United Nations forces join Congo soldiers on the front line 25-08-2013 01:23 AM

    UN forces joined Congolese soldiers on the front line on Saturday where they fought rebels in the country's volatile east for hours, officials said, as border tensions escalated between Rwanda and Congo. Scores of angry residents took to the streets of Goma in protest following several days of violence that...
  • British youngster bats for 26 hours in world record attempt 16-07-2013 08:20 PM

    London: A British graduate collapsed in a heap on Tuesday at The Oval cricket ground in London after batting for 26 hours in a bid to break the world record. Alby Shale, a 22-year-old from Oxfordshire in southern England, began his marathon stand in the indoor nets at 6:45 am...
  • UN court refers genocide case to Rwanda 29-06-2011 02:36 AM

    Nairobi: A UN Court trying the masterminds of Rwanda's 1994 genocide said on Tuesday it had for the first time referred one of its cases to be tried in Rwanda itself. Rwanda has in the past unsuccessfully sought to have the court hand it some of the cases. In 2007,...
  • Rwanda woman jailed for life over genocide 24-06-2011 03:34 PM

    Rwanda: A former Rwandan minister has been jailed for life for genocide and incitement to rape at the United Nations-backed court for Rwanda. Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, who is one of the first women to be charged with genocide, was minister for the family and women's affairs in the Rwandan government when...
  • Rwanda's president throws barbs in Twitter feud 16-05-2011 07:55 PM

    Kigali: Rwanda's president has engaged in a Twitter feud with a British journalist who called him "despotic and delusional." President Paul Kagame traded multiple barbs with Ian Birrell during the exchange on Kagame's official Twitter account. The tenor of the cross-postings quickly escalated, with Kagame replying 14 times, posting: "Wrong...
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  • BBC Report: IPKF in Congo traded drugs, gold 29-04-2008 08:01 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan's Misbah-ul Haq on Tuesday cautioned against a drastic overhaul in personnel after one-day and Twenty20 losses against England, warning that change for change's sake could be damaging in the long-run. Misbah failed to guide Pakistan to victory from a winning position in the third and final T20...
  • Massive quake strikes Rwanda and Congo, 33 dead 04-02-2008 03:55 PM

    Jamaica: Chris Gayle's chances of making it to the West Indies squad for the Test series against India brightened on Tuesday with the dashing opener all set to meet his Cricket Board to clear the air over his controversial radio interview last month. Gayle's meeting with WICB officials, West Indies...
  • Google makes African nations tech-savvy 20-03-2007 11:11 AM

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