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Ugandan Army says 38,000 evacuated from South Sudan conflict

The Ugandan Army said Wednesday it had evacuated 38,000 civilians caught up in fighting in Juba, the capital of crisis-hit South Sudan.

South Sudan violence to dominate African Union meet

The AU`s goal of bringing peace to the continent by 2020 has been dealt a hammer blow by the fighting that raged for four days in the South Sudanese capital Juba.

Israel`s Netanyahu starts landmark Africa trip

Israel would provide African states with training in "domestic security" and health.

25 killed in Rwanda landslides

Six of the victims were members of the same family.

At least 20 killed, mostly children, by Rwanda landslides

At least 20 people, many of them children, were killed overnight by devastating landslides in northern Rwanda triggered by torrential rainstorms, the disaster management ministry said on Sunday.

Thousands protest in Burundi against Rwanda `aggression`

Thousands of people took to the streets of Burundi`s capital Bujumbura Saturday to condemn what the country`s embattled government calls neighbouring Rwanda`s meddling in its affairs.

Burundi rebels say trained by Rwandan military: UN experts

The report cites accounts from several rebel fighters, who told the sanctions monitors the training was done in a forest camp in Rwanda. 

Won't join African Union force for Burundi: Rwanda

Won't join African Union force for Burundi: Rwanda

Rwanda will not contribute troops to a peacekeeping mission in neighbouring Burundi, President Paul Kagame said, as he rejects claims his country was arming refugees as rebels.

German court sentences two Rwandan Hutu rebels to long jail terms

A German court on Monday sentenced two Rwandan rebel leaders to long jail terms for masterminding massacres in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo from their homes in Germany.

Infant mortality rate drops in South Africa

South Africa has achieved the second fastest rate of decline in under-five mortality after Rwanda in the African continent, the government said.

A prison where inmates kill each other and eat the dead

A prison where inmates kill each other and eat the dead

Gitarama prison in Rwanda is said to be one of the deadliest in the world.

UN peacekeepers accused of death, rape in African mission

Amnesty International is accusing UN peacekeepers of indiscriminately killing a 16-year-old boy and his father and raping a 12-year-old girl in separate incidents in Central African Republic.

Only 10 Rwandans oppose Kagame third term: Report

 Rwandan lawmakers found only 10 people in nationwide consultations who opposed possible constitutional changes to allow strongman Paul Kagame a third term in power, a report said Tuesday.

Rwandan spy chief extradition case dismissed: UK court

 A court in Britain said Monday it has dropped an extradition case against Rwanda`s intelligence chief.

Rwanda lawmakers to debate third term for Kagame

Rwanda lawmakers to debate third term for Kagame

Rwandan lawmakers were set to debate Tuesday possible changes to the constitution to allow strongman Paul Kagame a third term in power as president.

President Pranab greets Rwanda on National Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted the government and people of Rwanda on the eve of its National Day.

Conservationists to move 7 lions from South Africa to Rwanda

A conservation group plans to move seven lions from South Africa to a national park in Rwanda, where it says the lion population was wiped out 15 years ago.

Burundi journalists, activists seek refuge in Rwanda

Burundi journalist union president Alexandre Niyungeko sits at a computer in a cafe in Rwanda. He should be busy covering his country`s key parliamentary elections on Monday.

Rwandan spy chief Karake arrested in London

Rwandan spy chief Karake arrested in London

 British police have arrested the head of Rwanda`s intelligence service on a warrant from Spain where he is accused of involvement in war crimes linked to the genocide, prompting a furious reaction from Rwanda.

Rwandan journalist arrested in Burundi freed

A Rwandan journalist arrested and charged with "spying" in neighbouring Burundi earlier this month has been released and has returned home, Kigali`s media commission said Friday.