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Rwanda prosecutors seek 22-year jail term for Paul Kagame’s election challenger

Rwanda prosecutors on Wednesday requested the High Court in Kigali to hand both Diane Shima Rwigara and her mother Adeline Mukangemana 22-year prison sentences for, among other charges, inciting insurrection.

Paul Kagame removes influential minister in cabinet reshuffle

Rwandan President Paul Kagame carried out a major ministerial reshuffle on Thursday, following the voluntary departure of foreign minister Louise Mushikiwabo, notably removing his influential defence minister from the post.
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Rwanda votes in parliamentary elections

Voting has begun in Rwanda's parliamentary elections, which are expected to cement the ruling Rwanda Patriotic Front's (RPF) absolute majority.
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Enyimba hope for happy homecoming in CAF Cup

Enyimba of Nigeria hope to defeat CARA of Congo Brazzaville and secure a CAF Confederation Cup quarter-finals place when they return to their home ground on Wednesday.

Rwandan president starts campaigning ahead of parliamentary elections

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda on Thursday started canvassing for votes for the ruling Rwanda Patriotic Front candidates as parliamentary elections draw closer.

Rwanda dismisses critics of Arsenal sponsorship deal

Rwanda has defended its decision to sponsor English football club side, Arsenal, following criticism from its Western allies.

Envoy: Abuja-Kigali route will boost Nigeria, Rwanda trade relations

The Rwandan High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Stanislas Kamanzi, said on Friday that the Rwandair’s Abuja-Kigali route would boost trade relations between Nigeria and Rwanda.

Heavy rains kill 183 in Rwanda in 4 months

At least 183 people were killed and 215 others injured in Rwanda by heavy rains in the first four months of 2018, the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugees of Rwanda said.

Police in Uganda free 100 hostages held in mosque

Police in Uganda have rescued more than 100 hostages, including more than 90 children, from a mosque in the capital Kampala, said local police spokesman Emilio Kayima on Saturday.

Remains of 120 genocide victims found in mass grave in Kigali’s neighbourhood

Local Authorities and residents have found remains of about 120 victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide buried in a mass grave on the outskirts of the capital Kigali, survivors’ association said.

Rwanda preaches truth at 24th commemoration of genocide

Rwanda on Saturday set alight the Flame of Hope at the 24th commemoration of genocide, where President Paul Kagame urged the preservation of the “truth” of the facts on genocide for future generations.

U.S. mourns 800,000 people killed in Rwandan genocide

The U.S. on Saturday commemorated the 24th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide in which estimated 800,000 people were killed.

Rwanda closes thousands of churches, mosques in bid for more control

Rwanda's government has closed thousands of churches and dozens of mosques as it seeks to assert more control over a vibrant religious community whose sometimes makeshift operations, authorities say, have threatened the lives of followers.

Official: Canada to send peacekeepers to Mali

Canadian peacekeepers backed by helicopters will join UN Blue Helmets in the troubled west African nation of Mali before autumn, a government source said on Friday.

Outrage as pastor brands women ‘source of all evil’

The Rwandan Media Commission (RMC) is set to deliberate on anti-women comments made by a preacher on a local radio station.

Rwanda, Uganda trade claims over treatment of refugees

More than a month after he was allegedly tortured by members of Uganda's secret service, Rwandan citizen Fidel Gatsinzi is still limping from his injuries.

CHAN: Mutiu Adepoju tips Super Eagles to bounce back against Libya

Former Nigeria international, Mutiu Adepoju, has expressed optimism that the home-based Super Eagles will overcome Libya in their second match of the ongoing 2018 Africa Nations Championship in Morocco despite their disappointing 0-0 draw against Rwanda in their first Group C game on Monday.

CHAN: Super Eagles defender Orji sure of victory against Rwanda

Home-based Super Eagles defender Kalu Orji says the team is confident of securing a win in their first game at the African Nations Championship against Rwanda.‎

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