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# rwanda - Monday 31 August, 2020

Hotel Rwanda hero arrested on terror charges, police say
# Paul Rusesabagina
# Paul Rusesabagina

Hotel Rwanda hero arrested on terror charges, police say

Aug 31st 2020, 6:59 PM 29,458 Views 7 Comments

In the film, Paul Rusesabagina was played by actor Don Cheadle.

# rwanda - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Top fugitive in Rwanda’s genocide arrested in Paris
# Felicien Kabuga
# Felicien Kabuga

Top fugitive in Rwanda’s genocide arrested in Paris

May 16th 2020, 4:52 PM 22,414 Views 24 Comments

Felicien Kabuga had been living in the city under an assumed name.

# rwanda - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after being closed for hours amid latest Ebola outbreak
# Precautions
# Precautions

Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after being closed for hours amid latest Ebola outbreak

Updated Aug 1st 2019, 8:42 PM 11,445 Views 5 Comments

A third case has been detected in the border city of Goma, home to 2 million people.

# rwanda - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Opinion: 25 years on from the Rwanda genocide. Can we make sure it never happens again?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 25 years on from the Rwanda genocide. Can we make sure it never happens again?

Apr 7th 2019, 11:00 AM 11,925 Views 29 Comments

187 million people were killed through genocide and state-sanctioned mass murder, in the 20th century, writes Cian Matthew Kearns.

Rwanda and the world marks 25 years since a genocide that saw more than 800,000 people slaughtered
# Kwibuka 25
# Kwibuka 25

Rwanda and the world marks 25 years since a genocide that saw more than 800,000 people slaughtered

Apr 7th 2019, 8:46 AM 11,089 Views 49 Comments

The killing lasted for almost three months.

# rwanda - Monday 2 April, 2018

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 19,715 Views 54 Comments

The original scheme was criticised by the United Nations.

# rwanda - Friday 9 June, 2017

Rhino kills conservationist in Rwanda
# National Park
# National Park

Rhino kills conservationist in Rwanda

Jun 9th 2017, 1:54 PM 13,581 Views 12 Comments

Hungarian Krisztian Gyongyi had been helping reintroduce the black rhino to Akagera National Park.

# rwanda - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Young girl who featured on 2004 Trócaire box visits Ireland to say thank you
# Where The Money Goes
# Where The Money Goes

Young girl who featured on 2004 Trócaire box visits Ireland to say thank you

Mar 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 22,630 Views 13 Comments

Josiane is now working for the charity in Rwanda.

# rwanda - Sunday 16 October, 2016

'The land of a thousand hills' is now using drones to deliver medicine
# Rwanda's Zips
# Rwanda's Zips

'The land of a thousand hills' is now using drones to deliver medicine

Oct 16th 2016, 6:00 PM 9,704 Views 5 Comments

On Friday, Rwanda inaugurated a drone operation that its backers hope will kickstart a revolution in the supply of medical care in rural parts of Africa.

# rwanda - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

Aug 30th 2016, 5:37 PM 15,071 Views 64 Comments

The Bóthar ‘Ark’ will fly from Shannon Airport to mark its 25th anniversary

# rwanda - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Memories of the genocide: 'I said to myself that if the whites abandoned us we would all be killed'
# Rwanda
# Rwanda

Memories of the genocide: 'I said to myself that if the whites abandoned us we would all be killed'

Dec 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 25,857 Views 24 Comments

Claims that French soldiers ignored Rwandans pleas in 1994 killings.

# rwanda - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From Rwanda with love: Northern Irishman Johnny McKinstry on his new African adventure
# Return Of The Mc
From The42
# Return Of The Mc

From Rwanda with love: Northern Irishman Johnny McKinstry on his new African adventure

Apr 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 13,297 Views 7 Comments

The Ebola virus derailed the young manager’s incredible work in Sierra Leone but he’s eager to conjure something similar in a new country.

# rwanda - Sunday 28 December, 2014

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year
# Pics Of The Year
# Pics Of The Year

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year

Dec 28th 2014, 9:00 PM 85,604 Views 29 Comments

From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.

# rwanda - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

The scars that brought us to Ireland: Asylum seekers on the violence that made them flee
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

The scars that brought us to Ireland: Asylum seekers on the violence that made them flee

Nov 12th 2014, 7:25 AM 14,255 Views 79 Comments

Three refugees who have fled their home countries due to political persecution share their stories.

# rwanda - Monday 27 October, 2014

Interactive map: Here's where all our live sheep and cattle exports go
# On A Boat
# On A Boat

Interactive map: Here's where all our live sheep and cattle exports go

Oct 27th 2014, 5:00 PM 16,941 Views 36 Comments

Almost 203,000 cattle and sheep were exported so far this year.

# rwanda - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Poachers turned gamekeepers: Rwanda looks to hunters to save mountain gorillas
# Endangered
# Endangered

Poachers turned gamekeepers: Rwanda looks to hunters to save mountain gorillas

Sep 18th 2014, 7:31 AM 8,008 Views 4 Comments

The poachers say hunting was the only way to make a living.

# rwanda - Monday 11 August, 2014

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola

Aug 11th 2014, 7:40 AM 7,840 Views 17 Comments

The results will be available in 48 hours, the country’s health ministry said.

# rwanda - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Column: The forgotten crises that don't make the evening news still deserve our attention
# Poverty
# Poverty

Column: The forgotten crises that don't make the evening news still deserve our attention

Apr 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 24 Views 18 Comments

In marking the 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we should also look to conflicts in Central African Republic and South Sudan, writes Joe Costello TD.

# rwanda - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Column: 'Memories of the genocide drew screams and wails that echoed around the stadium'
# Rwanda
# Rwanda

Column: 'Memories of the genocide drew screams and wails that echoed around the stadium'

Apr 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 36 Views 8 Comments

The atmosphere in Rwanda as it remembers its horrific genocide of 20 years ago has been equal parts sombre and hopeful, writes Karen Power.

# rwanda - Monday 7 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Apr 7th 2014, 11:06 PM 41,736 Views 33 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about Peaches Geldof, the death of a woman after a Luas crash and the Rwandan genocide commemorations.

20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?

Apr 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 9,160 Views 32 Comments

The humanitarian aid community learned its lessons, but what about the political world?

Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide

Apr 7th 2014, 6:36 PM 11,338 Views 41 Comments

The French President has since released a statement.

20 Years On: Rwandans learn to live beside the men who killed their children
# Let The Devil Sleep
# Let The Devil Sleep

20 Years On: Rwandans learn to live beside the men who killed their children

Apr 7th 2014, 5:03 PM 27,668 Views 20 Comments

Today, survivors and perpetrators come together to learn how to live side by side so their country can move towards reconciliation.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Apr 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,782 Views 4 Comments

It’s the beginning of a new week – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing - Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on
# Burundi
# Burundi

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing - Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on

Apr 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,152 Views 7 Comments

Deo Niyizonkiza survived a massacre in Burundi – escaped to New York – but returned to his native country with a plan to help thousands.

# rwanda - Friday 4 April, 2014

Column: Rwanda ... 20 years on, has the unforgettable country been forgotten?
# Rwandan Genocide
# Rwandan Genocide

Column: Rwanda ... 20 years on, has the unforgettable country been forgotten?

Apr 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 198 Views 32 Comments

Nearly one million people died in 100 days during the Rwandan genocide – an atrocity on a scale that horrified the world. But, asks John Fitzsimons, what have we really learned?

# rwanda - Monday 24 March, 2014

Rwandan President pledges €50,000 to perfect Joanne O'Riordan's robot
# Robbie The Robot
# Robbie The Robot

Rwandan President pledges €50,000 to perfect Joanne O'Riordan's robot

Mar 24th 2014, 8:28 AM 17,453 Views 32 Comments

Paul Kagame told a conference in Dublin that his country would match funds being put forward by the International Telecommunication Union.

# rwanda - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: Rising From The Ashes
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

Sports Film Of The Week: Rising From The Ashes

Apr 7th 2013, 9:40 PM 2,233 Views 3 Comments

The story of Rwanda’s national cycling team. It’s a lot better than it sounds.

# rwanda - Friday 22 February, 2013

11 countries to sign DR Congo peace accord: UN
# DR Congo
# DR Congo

11 countries to sign DR Congo peace accord: UN

Feb 22nd 2013, 8:29 PM 2,899 Views 3 Comments

Eleven African countries have been invited to sign a UN-brokered accord aiming to end more than two decades of conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

# rwanda - Friday 30 November, 2012

Britain suspends aid to Rwanda over DR Congo rebel support
# DRC
# DRC

Britain suspends aid to Rwanda over DR Congo rebel support

Nov 30th 2012, 11:47 AM 2,697 Views 3 Comments

The UK is to withhold million in aid over concerns that Rwanda is supporting of rebels country, which is in the midst of an increasingly violent conflict.

# rwanda - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Congo: Violence continues, M23 rebels press forward after gains
# DRC
# DRC

Congo: Violence continues, M23 rebels press forward after gains

Nov 22nd 2012, 2:53 PM 2,529 Views 5 Comments

A rebel group seeking to overthrow the Congolese government makes gains, and millions of civilians are displaced by the conflict.

# rwanda - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Boys and girls should care about gender equality - report
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Boys and girls should care about gender equality - report

Sep 21st 2011, 8:41 PM 1,288 Views 9 Comments

As Plan Ireland calls for an “International Day of the Girl”, a report has found that gender equality is good for boys, as well as girls.

Column: Men need to help with gender equality - but it's good for them too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Men need to help with gender equality - but it's good for them too

Sep 21st 2011, 7:30 PM 182 Views 51 Comments

Ireland has a huge way to go in terms of gender equality but the onus is on men to do something about it, says Plan Ireland CEO David Dalton.

# rwanda - Sunday 4 September, 2011

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing

Sep 4th 2011, 11:16 AM 290 Views 0 Comments

With an ode to the healing power of football fanaticism and the incredible story of Rwanda’s national cycling team, this week’s round-up of the best writing the internet has to offer isn’t to be missed.

# rwanda - Monday 4 July, 2011

10 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July
# Fourth Of July
From The Daily Edge
# Fourth Of July

10 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July

Jul 4th 2011, 11:09 AM 1,222 Views 5 Comments

It’s America’s birthday! Or is it? Well, not quite… some facts you might not have known about Independence Day.

# rwanda - Friday 24 June, 2011

Former Rwandan government minister found guilty of war crimes
# Rwanda
# Rwanda

Former Rwandan government minister found guilty of war crimes

Jun 24th 2011, 1:50 PM 509 Views 2 Comments

Pauline Nyiramashuko was the first woman charged with war crimes in the 1994 genocide.

# rwanda - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 17th 2011, 8:08 PM 3,474 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

Rwandan army chief given 30 years' jail over genocide
# Rwanda
# Rwanda

Rwandan army chief given 30 years' jail over genocide

May 17th 2011, 4:44 PM 1,151 Views 0 Comments

Augustin Bizimungu is convicted by the UN’s International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda over his role in the 1994 genocide.

# rwanda - Friday 27 August, 2010

Leaked UN report calls DR Congo crimes genocide
# UN Report
# UN Report

Leaked UN report calls DR Congo crimes genocide

Aug 27th 2010, 10:06 AM 316 Views 0 Comments

Rwanda has dismissed accusations of war crimes in Democratic Republic of Congo, and pressures the UN to revise its report.

# rwanda - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Rwandan re-elects president with 93% approval
# Rwanda
# Rwanda

Rwandan re-elects president with 93% approval

Aug 10th 2010, 3:42 PM 138 Views 0 Comments

Paul Kigame retains power with landslide victory.