KIGALI. Drawing cartoons or producing writing that "humiliates" a government official is now a criminal offense in Rwanda, a new law says.
KIGALI. Rwandan President Paul Kagame has pardoned jailed opposition leader Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza.
A cabinet statement issued Friday evening announced the pardon, part of an early release for 1,140 convicts.
KIGALI. Rwanda turned its back on the French-speaking world when it chose English as the language of education a decade ago, but with bilingualism seen as an asset French is reviving.
KIGALI. Rwanda has defended its multi-million dollar deal to sponsor the Arsenal soccer team, telling politicians from European donor countries it was “none of their business”.
KIGALI. Rwandan authorities have auctioned off assets from the family business of a jailed critic of President Paul Kagame.
Diane Rwigara was barred from running in last year's election, and was later arrested on accusations of forgery and inciting insurrection.
RWANDA. Landslides caused by heavy rains killed at least 18 people in Rwanda’s Northern and Western province over the weekend, pushing the death toll since January to more than 200, a government official said.
Police in Rwanda have arrested six pastors they accuse of being the "masterminds" behind a plot to defy a government order closing churches.
French anti-terror judges have ended an investigation into the missile attack on a plane that killed former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, sparking Rwanda's 1994 genocide, legal sources said Thursday.
Rwanda is willing to provide refuge to as many as 30,000 African migrants suffering abuse and slave-like conditions in Libya, the foreign minister said.
Rwandan authorities have charged a critic of President Paul Kagame with inciting insurrection and forgery after she was barred from challenging him in August elections, the public prosecutor’s spokesman said on Wednesday.