[News24Wire] South Africa remains committed to normalising diplomatic relations with Rwanda, but insulting Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu isn’t helping the cause as it only serves as a distraction.
[East African] Who will succeed President Paul Kagame?
[Observer] The Rwandan minister of Foreign Affairs Louise Mushikiwabo has said that her government is saddened by the recent behaviour of its neighbour, Uganda over the treatment of Rwandan nationals.
[RFI] Rwanda’s defence minister has refused to comply with a French examining magistrate’s summons to face a witness who accuses him of involvement in the shooting-down of then-president Juvénal Habyaramina’s plane, an event that is believed to have sparked the 1994 genocide.
[VOA] The family of a former Rwandan presidential candidate is demanding answers a week after she was taken into police custody.
[HRW] Nairobi -Presidential elections in Rwanda on August 4, 2017, took place in a context of very limited free speech or open political space, Human Rights Watch said today, as President Paul Kagame is sworn in for a seven-year term. Human Rights Watch released a chronology of violations of the right to freedom of expression, association, and assembly in Rwanda between the country’s December 2015 referendum — allowing the president to run for a third term — and the election, which Kagame won with a reported
[New Times] Rwandan artist Bruce Melodie was chosen to represent Rwanda in the Nairobi based Coke Studio Africa 2017 to sing alongside several other African artists. It is the first time that Rwanda is participating. Coke Studio Africa 2017 is expected to air in East and West Africa in September.
[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Meat & Dairy Industry Development Institute reported that the country generated 104 million dollars from meat, honey, wax, fodder products, and milk and dairy exports during the recently ended fiscal year.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that every Rwandan has a role to play in preserving safety and security of the country as it is the foundation of a strong nation.
[Monitor] Kampala -Presidential candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, 35, yesterday formally submitted her nomination documents to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to challenge incumbent president Paul Kagame in Rwanda’s forthcoming presidential elections slated for August 4.