Tag: Rwanda

Internet outage hits Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda

May 14, 2024

Millions of users in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda complained of internet outage that operators blamed on undersea cable failures. Internet service in the region ... Read More

East Africa’s planned railway gets boost as four EAC states join the Kenya-Uganda project

May 8, 2024

Four East African Community (EAC) member states — Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan — have joined the joint project by ... Read More

Deadly bomb attacks on displacement camps in east DRC blamed on Rwanda’s army, M23 rebels

May 6, 2024

Rwanda has denied accusations leveled against it by the Congolese and US governments, alleging that its forces and M23 rebel group attacked a displaced people's ... Read More

EU’s ‘blood’ minerals deal with Rwanda in spotlight as M23 rebels seize key mining town in DRC

May 6, 2024

The M23 rebel group with alleged links to Rwanda has seized a mining town in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) known for producing a ... Read More

UK launches ‘Rwanda operation’ to detain migrants earmarked for deportation

May 3, 2024

British authorities have detained an unspecified number of migrants in preparation to send them to Rwanda in the next nine to 11 weeks under Prime ... Read More

Rwanda rebuffs ‘baseless allegations’ it ‘launders’ conflict minerals from DRC used in Apple products

April 30, 2024

Rwanda has hit back at the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for making "baseless allegations" against Apple after Kinshasa earlier accused the ... Read More

UK PM vows first migrant flights to leave for Rwanda within weeks as parliament passes controversial bill

April 24, 2024

The United Kingdom's first deportation flights could leave for Rwanda in 10-12 weeks, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday (22 April), only hours ... Read More

Rwanda in mourning: Africa and world commemorate 30th genocide anniversary

April 7, 2024

African heads of state gathered in Rwanda’s capital Kigali on Sunday (7 April) as the small African nation marks 30 years since the genocide orchestrated ... Read More

EU’s Critical Raw Materials Act aimed at breaking China’s grip on Africa — study

April 3, 2024

The European Union’s recently agreed-upon Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA) does not target China but is aimed “simply diversifying sources of supply,” a senior EU ... Read More

UK considers scheme to offer £3,000 to failed asylum seekers to move to Rwanda

March 14, 2024

The UK government reportedly has a plan in place to be included into a new agreement with Rwanda, which provides for a payment to failed ... Read More