DR Congo elections: North Kivu residents want security

In the small market of Kibumba, in the North Kivu region on the border with Rwanda, residents hope that the winner of Sunday’s presidential election will bring security back to an area ravaged by years of deadly conflict.

Rwanda: opposition politican Diane Rwigara acquitted of charges

Rwandan dissident politician Diane Rwigara celebrates her acquittal with her mother and other supporters. She has been found not guilty of forgery and inciting insurrection, charges that saw her imprisoned for over a year.

Infantino arrives at FIFA Council meeting in Kigali

Fifa boss Gianni Infantino, UEFA’s Alexander Ceferin and other officials arrive at the Kigali Convention Center for a FIFA council meeting in Rwanda. IMAGES

Locals lose out in Rwanda’s second-hand clothes war

Rwanda is facing an on-going trade war on second-hand clothing. In 2016, the Rwandan government increased import duties on second-hand clothes, upsetting an industry worth millions of dollars.

Hundreds of bodies found from Rwanda’s 1994 genocide

The remains of more than 200 people killed during the 1994 Rwandan genocide have been uncovered in a village on the outskirts of the capital Kigali.

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African migrants in Israel protest deportation

African migrants demonstrated on Monday outside the Rwandan embassy in the Israeli city of Herzliya against the Israeli government’s policy to forcibly deport African refugees and asylum seekers from Israel to Uganda and Rwanda.