Rwanda pulls plug on Radio France

KIGALI, Rwanda, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Radio France International has been taken off the air in Rwanda, just days after the government severed diplomatic ties with France.

Rwanda denies genocide allegations

KIGALI, Rwanda, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Rwanda, refuting French charges of genocide of ethnic Tutsis in 1994, has rejected calls its President Paul Kagame stand trial.

China hosts African presidents

BEIJING, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- With his country's influence in Africa growing, Chinese President Hu Jintao rolled out a red-carpet welcome Friday to five visiting African presidents.

Rwanda genocide hero challenges government

KIGALI, Rwanda, June 23 (UPI) -- The former hotel manager whose heroism in the Rwandan genocide spawned the movie "Hotel Rwanda" is now trying to undermine the government, critics charge.

Rwanda president says priest is guilty

BRUSSELS, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Rwandan President Paul Kagame says he has evidence that proves a Belgian priest was involved in the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

$1.25 billion pledged at Clinton meeting

NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The three-day Clinton Global Initiative closed in New York City with commitments worth $1.25 billion and promises of more than 100,000 hours of service.

Rwandan leader explains invasion

KIGALI, Rwanda, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Rwanda's president has said a military action in the Democratic Republic of Congo will target Hutu rebels and not Congolese forces, the BBC reported Thursday.

U.N. reinforces Congo for Rwanda threat

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The U.N. Mission in the Congo has just deployed an additional brigade to North Kivu province to brace against a threatened attack from Rwanda.

U.N. council members tour Central Africa

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Members of the U.N. Security Council Monday visited the Congo, one of the conflict-ridden countries the world body is seeking to bring peace and stability.

Death penalty dispute in Rwanda

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Rwandan President Paul Kagame says he will support abolishing the death penalty for genocide suspects held by the International Criminal Tribunal.

Rwanda, Congo to enter talks

ABUJA, Nigeria, June 24 (UPI) -- Rising tensions between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have prompted the two nations' presidents to arrange peace talks in Nigeria.

Rwanda commemorates 1994 genocide victims

KIGALI, Rwanda, April 7 (UPI) -- A crowd of 65,000 people gathered in the Rwandan capital Kigali Wednesday to remember the victims of genocide that shook the country 10 years ago.

Rwanda marks 10th anniversary of genocide

KIGALI, Rwanda, April 6 (UPI) -- Rwanda marked a solemn anniversary Tuesday, the 10th year since 800,000 people were hacked, clubbed and stabbed to death, the BBC reported.

France accused of African genocide role

KIGALI, Rwanda, March 16 (UPI) -- Rwandan President Paul Kagame turned the table on French investigators Tuesday, claiming the French government itself was responsible for a 1994 massacre.

Rwandan election 'not entirely fair

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- European Union election observers say Rwanda's recent presidential polling was "not entirely" free and fair but it was an important step toward democracy.

Rwandan president has election lead

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Rwandan President Paul Kagame declared victory Tuesday and will remain in office for another seven years.

Kagame confident of victory in Rwanda

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Incumbent President Paul Kagame, who was among those who voted Monday in Rwanda's first presidential elections, remained confident of victory.

Kagame expected to win Rwanda election

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Paul Kagame, who helped end the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, is expected to win that country's first presidential election set for Monday.

Tensions mount as election day nears

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Political tensions are mounting Rwanda as the country prepares for its first multi-party presidential election since the 1994 genocide.

The face of Congo economics: Part 1

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- It can be argued retrospectively, however crassly, that the economic outlook for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) changed on January 16th, 2001, when several gunshots resonated from the inner offices of State House in Kinshasa.
ZACHARY WALES, UPI Correspondent
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