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Burundi’s Strange Refugees

Burundi’s Strange Refugees

They do not accept media interviews. They hide their faces when a camera is pointed at them – even the small babies know this. Meet the 2,523 strange refugees…

Burundian Refugees Decide to Return Home 

Burundian Refugees Decide to Return Home 

The burundian refugees who crossed to Rwanda a couple of weeks ago through Bugarama boarder are now filing a petition to return homeRwanda has informed Burundi to prepare for about…

Police Apprehends Protesting Burundian Refugees

Police Apprehends Protesting Burundian Refugees

Rwanda Police have apprehended 33 Burundian refugees on charges of inciting fellow refugees to reject assistance from UNHCR, the Ministry in charge of Refugees and Ministry of Health, thus endangering…

Kenya Approves Continental Free Market One Week After Signing

Kenya Approves Continental Free Market One Week After Signing

Kenyan cabinet on Tuesday approved the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) – just six days after it was signed in Rwanda’s capital Kigali. Kenya’s President…

Kagame, Museveni Meet to Iron out Bilateral Issues

Kagame, Museveni Meet to Iron out Bilateral Issues

President Paul Kagame today conducted one-day official visit to Uganda where he held talks with President Yoweri Museveni. The discussions left both presidents satisfied. “I can say with great…

Rwanda, TMEA Extend Partnership to 2023

Rwanda, TMEA Extend Partnership to 2023

Rwanda has extended partnership with Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA) an aid-for-trade organization working in reducing barriers to trade in East Africa and improving business competitiveness. In a…

EAC Member States to Discuss Renewable Energy Deficits

EAC Member States to Discuss Renewable Energy Deficits

Policy makers and experts in renewable energy in East Africa will next week convene in Rwanda’s capital Kigali to push for energy projects in the region. The forum, organized…

Tanzania Port Authority Opens Office in Kigali

Tanzania Port Authority Opens Office in Kigali

Rwanda and Tanzania ministers in charge of transport have today launched Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) office in Rwanda in a bid to improve business flow between both countries. “TPA office…

Raila, Uhuru Shake-off Tribal Differences

Raila, Uhuru Shake-off Tribal Differences

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and National Super Alliance opposition leader Raila Odinga have today decided to bury their political hatchets to start a new beginning of rebuilding the Kenyan…

About 3000 Burundian Refugees Flood into Rwanda from DRC

About 3000 Burundian Refugees Flood into Rwanda from DRC

On Wednesday afternoon, border community, migration officers at Bugarama – Rusizi district which borders with DRC in the West of Rwanda were surprised by this influx of refugees. They are carrying…

New Rwanda-Congo Bridge Lays Idle for Four Years

New Rwanda-Congo Bridge Lays Idle for Four Years

A new bridge that was supposed to link Rusizi district in Rwanda with Bukavu on the other side in DR Congo has not been used since it was completed. The…

Police to Investigate Congolese Refugees Protest

Police to Investigate Congolese Refugees Protest

The Rwanda National Police will soon launch investigation into the cause of protests that erupted on February 20th at Kiziba Refugee Camp in Karongi District, the home to thousands of…