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Rwandan authors have long been sidelined in debates about Rwanda and other conflict-affected societies.
Police officers under the African Union.
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The African Union’s Continental Early Warning System was created to anticipate and prevent conflicts, but it’s gone.
A Commonwealth summit in Kigali enables Kagame to position himself at the centre of international diplomatic networks.
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Summit provides opportunity to showcase modernity of Kigali and government achievements.
A peacekeeper protects civilians who fled violent clashes between the army and the ex-rebels of the “M23” in eastern DRC in January 2022.
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Recent clashes put eastern Congo’s M23 into the headlines again, but many other security problems persist in the area as diplomats struggle to tackle the underlying causes.
Muhoozi Kainerugaba, commander of Uganda’s land forces and President Yoweri Museveni’s son.
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The plan to replace Museveni with his son has dramatically shifted from rumour to reality in recent months.
A church-goer attends an inclusive church for the LGBTI community in Rwanda.
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A significant number of Rwanda’s LGBT community experience hostility. This includes at work and when trying to access health services.
British Home Secretary Priti Patel (left), and Rwandan Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta, seal asylum seeker deal with a handshake.
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The deal undermines every human being’s right to seek asylum and commitments enshrined in the Refugee Convention.
Strict COVID measures led to 50% income reduction among smallholders. Billy Mutai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via
Stricter measures had major impacts on farmers’ livelihoods and food security.
Taking on the UK’s migration management is of short-term benefit to Rwanda, a country facing considerable economic hardship.
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Richer nations are increasingly looking to offshore their immigration processing and further their own economic and political interests at the same time.
A group of migrants are guided up the beach after being brought into Kent on a lifeboat.
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The choice of Rwanda has a logic about it. But it’s also controversial.
WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, during a visit at Afrigen Formulation Facilities in Cape Town, South Africa.
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Moves by Moderna and BioNTech to make vaccines themselves in African countries signal that the companies aren’t considering licensing its technology to a third party for local manufacture.
Rwanda has fully re-opened the Gatatuna-Katuna border with Uganda, ending a three-year impasse. Cyril Ndegeya/Anadolu Agency via
Tension persists between the neighbours as Kampala is yet to address all of Kigali’s grievances.
Civilians try to escape from the town Irpin, near Kyiv, which has been heavily shelled in recent days.
In 2005 the world decided it must take action to protect civilians from being targeted in war. In Ukraine frightened civilians are still waiting.
Mother and child fleeing fighting between DRC and rebels backed by Ugandan forces shelter at a refugee camp in Zambia in 2003.
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The case raises the question of what happens when a court that’s designed to keep international peace starts assigning crippling damage awards.
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E-payments make it easy for banks to keep trail of transactions because they are recorded in real time.
Kigali, Rwanda: In Rwanda there are various positions and groups that are responsible for aspects of governance and decision-making.
Governance structures that provide opportunities for people to contribute to decision-making would also enhance people’s abilities to control important factors in their life.
Tasting coffee at the Good African Coffee company’s factory, in Kampala, Uganda.
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The experiences of all past successful late industrialisers tell us that experimentation with policies resulted in better outcomes.
Lydia Balidawa poses for a photo with a rehabilitated grey crowned crane at Uganda’s Pian Upe Game Reserve.
The reduction of foreign tourism is an opportunity for Africans to experience many of the continent’s premier parks at a discount.
BioNTech Marburg is one of the largest manufacturing facilities producing mRNA vaccines in the world.
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For the first time, the drug substance, or active ingredient for a COVID-19 vaccine - in this case mRNA - will be manufactured on the continent.
Why is Rwanda getting involved in Mozambique? What does the country stand to gain?