Death Penalty, Peace and Reconciliation

Between 1994 and the year 2003, the National Courts in Rwanda tried over 5,000 genocide cases and sentenced over 698 people to death. It is a sentence that sits well with...

The Courage to Survive

KIGALI - After the horrors of the 1994 genocide, it seemed almost inconceivable that one day, Rwandans of different ethnic backgrounds might live side-by-side in peace. But early in 1995, women from...

Repatriating and Rehabilitating Rwanda’s Ex-Combatants

KIGALI - Ten years after the 1994 genocide Rwanda faces the challenge of demobilizing, repatriating and reintegrating thousands of former government soldiers and militia men who fled into the Democratic Republic...

France Enhances Their Partnership With RDF

French Armed Forces Delegation Explores Enhanced Partnership with Rwanda Defence Force A high-level delegation from the French Armed Forces (FAF) is currently on a visit to Rwanda, led by Brigadier General Fabien...

Commemorating the Past for a Better Future

The Kigali genocide memorial stands atop Gisozi Hill in Kigali Rwanda . Here, the Rwandan government with the assistance of Aegis trust has created a place for the commemoration of the...

Former FDLR Commanders Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

Six former members of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) who were arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been sentenced by the High Court in...
Paul Kagame

Kagame says Global Challenges call for ‘UN Reform’

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has called for reforms of the United Nations body to fit the current challenges the world is facing. The Rwandan head of state was delivering a speech at...
Doctor Munyemana

Dr. Munyemana on Trial in France for Killings in 1994 Genocide

Rwandese National, Dr. Sosthene Munyemana, has been brought before the court in France to provide an account of his alleged involvement in the mass killings during the Rwandan genocide in the...

Why Rwanda Find DNA Technology Important?

Forensic science has seen great advances as a powerful criminal justice tool: deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA. This technology can be used to identify criminals with incredible accuracy, By the same token,...

Controversial Penal Code Amendment Sparks Debate

A proposed amendment to the penal code has captured the attention of MPs, leading to a lively debate in the August House. The amendment suggests that life imprisonment can be reduced...

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