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Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister

Aug 01 2019

KIGALI/GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Rwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had reported it shut following a third case of the disease in the Congolese border city of Goma.

Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase

Jun 25 2019

KIGALI Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on Monday. | Video

Rwanda re-opens border with Uganda to trucks for 12 days

Jun 10 2019

KIGALI Rwanda said on Monday it would re-open its busiest border post with Uganda to cargo trucks for 12 days, more than three months after it was closed amid tensions between the two neighbors triggered by security and economic disagreements.

Rwanda rebel spokesman pleads guilty to terrorism offences

May 23 2019

KIGALI Rebel official Callixte Nsabimana pleaded guilty in a Rwandan court on Thursday to charges of terrorism, murder and hostage-taking in part of a violent campaign to oust long-ruling President Paul Kagame.

Rwanda rebel spokesman pleads guilty to terrorism offences

May 23 2019

KIGALI, May 23 Rebel official Callixte Nsabimana pleaded guilty in a Rwandan court on Thursday to charges of terrorism, murder and hostage-taking in part of a violent campaign to oust long-ruling President Paul Kagame.

CORRECTED-Rwandan brewer Bralirwa profit lifted by sales of premium beer

Apr 29 2019

KIGALI, April 26 Rwanda's biggest brewer, Bralirwa Ltd, said on Friday pretax profit rose 33 percent to 10.3 billion Rwandan francs ($11.39 million) in 2018, boosted by sales of its premium brand Mutzig.

Rwanda court repeals law banning satirical cartoons

Apr 24 2019

NAIROBI Rwanda's supreme court on Wednesday repealed a law that banned the publication of political cartoons, while upholding another that punishes insulting or defaming the president with at least five years in prison.

Rwandan rebel group spokesman faces terrorism-related charges in Kigali court

Apr 08 2019

KIGALI A Rwandan court filed terrorism-related charges against the spokesman for the FDLR rebel group on Monday, two months after his deportation from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Rwanda honors those killed in genocide 25 years ago

Apr 08 2019

KIGALI Rwanda began a week of solemn ceremonies on Sunday to commemorate the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, a three-month-killing spree that began 25 years ago. | Video

Rwanda's post-genocide guide keeps the memories alive

Apr 06 2019

(This version of the April 5th story corrects date in paragraph 2 to April 6 not April 7) | Video

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