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Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase

12:16pm BST

KIGALI Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on Monday.

Rwanda re-opens border with Uganda to trucks for 12 days

10 Jun 2019

KIGALI Rwanda said on Monday it would re-open its busiest border post with Uganda to cargo trucks for 12 days, more than three months after it was closed amid tensions between the two neighbours triggered by security and economic disagreements.

Rwanda rebel spokesman pleads guilty to terrorism offences

23 May 2019

KIGALI Rebel official Callixte Nsabimana pleaded guilty in a Rwandan court on Thursday to charges of terrorism, murder and hostage-taking in part of a violent campaign to oust long-ruling President Paul Kagame.

CORRECTED-Rwandan brewer Bralirwa profit lifted by sales of premium beer

29 Apr 2019

KIGALI, April 26 Rwanda's biggest brewer, Bralirwa Ltd, said on Friday pretax profit rose 33 percent to 10.3 billion Rwandan francs ($11.39 million) in 2018, boosted by sales of its premium brand Mutzig.

Rwanda court repeals law banning satirical cartoons

24 Apr 2019

NAIROBI Rwanda's supreme court on Wednesday repealed a law that banned the publication of political cartoons, while upholding another that punishes insulting or defaming the president with at least five years in prison.

Rwandan rebel group spokesman faces terrorism-related charges in Kigali court

08 Apr 2019

KIGALI A Rwandan court filed terrorism-related charges against the spokesman for the FDLR rebel group on Monday, two months after his deportation from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Rwanda honours those killed in genocide 25 years ago

08 Apr 2019

KIGALI Rwanda began a week of solemn ceremonies on Sunday to commemorate the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, a three-month-killing spree that began 25 years ago. | Video

Rwanda's post-genocide guide keeps the memories alive

06 Apr 2019

(This April 5 story corrects date in paragraph 2 to April 6 not April 7) | Video

Now grown up: the Rwandan genocide orphans who found a bigger family

04 Apr 2019

AGAHOZO SHALOM YOUTH VILLAGE, Rwanda Vincent de Paul Ruhumuriza was born in Rwanda just a few months before genocide consigned his father to an unknown grave and traumatized his mother so badly she still screams and shakes at any mention of that time. | Video

Boeing readies 737 MAX software fix as families wait for crash report

27 Mar 2019

SEATTLE/KIGALI Boeing Co will provide airlines that have bought the 737 MAX with free software upgrades, the U.S. manufacturer said on Monday, as Ethiopian Airlines told Reuters it expected a preliminary crash report this week or next. | Video

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