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Making Foreign Aid Work in Africa

Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Howard Buffett talk about why development assisstance needs to be a two-way street

Q&A: Rwandan President Paul Kagame

In the midst of a crisis over an army rebellion in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which the United Nations has accused Rwanda of supporting, Rwandan...

How to Greet a Mountain Gorilla

Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park is home to more than 480 critically endangered mountain gorillas. As part of an effort by the Rwanda Tourist Board to combine...

Rwanda's Post-Civil War Hope? Gorilla Tourism

This post is in partnership with Worldcrunch, a new global-news site that translates stories of note in foreign languages into English. The article below was...

10 Questions for Paul Kagame

Seventeen years on, how has Rwanda dealt with the aftermath of the genocide? We had a National Unity and Reconciliation Commission, which brought all Rwandans...

Rwanda's Rebel Reformer: Paul Kagame

In the run-up to the presidential election on Aug. 9 in the tiny East African nation of Rwanda, the government of Paul Kagame has arrested several opposition...

Can Ice Cream Help Pull Rwanda Out of Poverty?

Motorcycle taxis zip along the narrow tarmac road from Butare, Rwanda's second largest city, to the National University on the outskirts of town. Along the...

Is Rwanda's Hero Becoming Its Oppressor?

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda is often lauded around the world for pulling his country out of the mire of genocide 16 years ago. But Rwandan opposition...

France's Belated Mea Culpa on Rwanda

The 1994 genocide in Rwanda claimed more than 800,000 lives, sparked years of violent unrest in central Africa and poisoned French-Rwandan relations so severely...

Rwanda: Anti-Genocide Law Clashes with Free Speech

Just minutes after she returned to Rwanda after 16 years in exile in January, opposition leader Victoire Ingabire drove to the memorial honoring the victims of...

Rwanda Genocide Arrest: Justice, but Is It for All?

Correction Appended Oct. 8, 2009This week's arrest of accused Rwandan genocidaire Idelphonse Nizeyimana is the kind of thing that human-rights lawyers dream...