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Recent articles by James:

Rwanda-Uganda relations: What next after Angola pact?

All Rwandans who were arbitrarily arrested in Ugandan should be freed in the spirit of the agreement signed Wednesday in Angola before the government of Rwanda lifts the travel advisory on Rwandans travelling to Uganda. This was said by Olivier Nduhungirehe, the state minister for East African Community in an interview with The New Times on Thursday. In March this year, Rwanda issued a travel… → Read More

ADEPR speaks out on arrests, torture of followers in Uganda

The Association of Pentecostal Churches in Rwanda (ADEPR) has raised concerns over the arbitrary arrests, detention and torture of their faithful, by Ugandan security organs. Speaking to The New Times, the deputy legal representative of ADEPR, John Karangwa, said that all their faithful who have fallen victim are peace-loving followers, noting that the same fate has befallen other Rwandans in… → Read More

Retired French soldier shocked by minister paying homage to deceased Genocide denier

Lt Col Guillaume Ancel, who was involved in the ‘Opération Turquoise’, expressed his shock on Twitter in reference to a tweet by the French Ministry of Culture which pays tribute to Pierre Adolphe Péan. → Read More

Rwanda writes to Uganda over ‘arrest of 40 Rwandans’ in Kampala church

Newspapers in Uganda report that the Rwandans were seized from a church in the Kibuye area within the city of Kampala in a security swoop by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence. → Read More

Rwanda: Who Are the Eight ICTR-Indicted Genocide Fugitives Still at Large?

The Chief Prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT), Serge Brammertz, recently told the UN Security Council that his office had credible intelligence on the whereabouts of several of the eight Rwandan Genocide fugitives indicted by the UN court. → Read More

Who are the eight ICTR-indicted Genocide fugitives still at large?

The Chief Prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT), Serge Brammertz, recently told the UN Security Council that his office had credible intelligence on the whereabouts of several of the eight Rwandan Genocide fugitives indicted by the UN court. The mechanism took over from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) established by… → Read More

Rwanda: Will South Africa Arrest Genocide Fugitive Mpiranya?

Analysis - Genocide survivors will be looking to South Africa to arrest and hand over one of the most wanted fugitives responsible for the Genocide against the Tutsi, so he is brought to book. → Read More

Rwanda Assumes Chairmanship of Leading AU Body

Rwanda has assumed the rotating monthly chairmanship of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union for the month of May 2019. → Read More

Rwanda 'Grateful for Action Against Genocide Fugitives'

The Government is grateful to countries that have arrested and extradited/deported to Rwanda or prosecuted Genocide fugitives to help deliver justice for victims, the Minister for Justice Johnston Busingye has said. → Read More

Now that Kinshasa is just two hours away, what opportunities can Rwandans pursue there?

There is so much that a smart entrepreneur can do to make money in Kinshasa, a Congolese who spoke to The New Times during Rwandan national carrier RwandAir’s maiden commercial flight to Kinshasa said. Stick Luka, a pharmacist who lives and works in the Eastern DR Congo City of Bukavu, the Provincial Capital of South Kivu, was on RwandAir’s inaugural flight to Kinshasa, with a mission. He was… → Read More

Jules Sentore on his musical journey and upcoming concert, ‘Inganzo Yaratabaye’

Sentore: Our talent doesn’t necessarily have to offer something or liberate the nation by means of a war of guns and bullets but ours comes through good ideas. → Read More

DR Congo welcomes RwandAir’s maiden flight with pomp

Soon after landing in Kinshasa, and before passengers disembarked, RwandAir was welcomed with a splash of a water cannon salute. → Read More

Rwanda: Business Community Upbeat Over RwandAir's New Kinshasa Route

RwandAir will operate three weekly direct flights from Kigali International Airport to N'Djili International Airport in Kinshasa. → Read More

Rwandans Angered By 'Le Monde' Racist Cartoon

A negationist and racist cartoon by French paper Le Monde on Friday drew the ire of many Rwandans and friends of Rwanda as the nation continued to mourn and commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. → Read More

Africa: Finance Ministers Keen on Increasing Smartphone Penetration

African Ministers of Finance have said that deeper smartphone penetration on the continent will facilitate the engagement of the private sector in manufacturing, retail applications and service development. → Read More

African Finance ministers keen on increasing smartphone penetration

African Ministers of Finance have said that deeper smartphone penetration on the continent will facilitate the engagement of the private sector in manufacturing, retail applications and service development. This was according to a statement released to the media at the end of the two-day Ministerial Segment of the UN Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) flagship Conference of Ministers, in… → Read More

African finance ministers set to examine fiscal policies key to AfCFTA implementation

The 52nd session of the Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, will be held in Marrakech, Morocco, next week under the theme; Fiscal policy, trade and the private sector in the digital era: A strategy for Africa. The March 20-26 conference, according to organisers, will provide an opportunity for the African ministers… → Read More

Rwanda: Inter-Schools Chess Tournament Returns

The annual inter-schools chess tournament, which was established early last year, is back with youngsters from primary and secondary schools in the country set for the contest this weekend. → Read More

Rwanda: Genocide Fugitives and the Protracted Pursuit for Justice

Since the establishment of the Genocide Fugitives Tracking Unit (GFTU) at the National Public Prosecution Authority in November 2007, a lot has been done in the quest to arrest Genocide fugitives even as the journey has not been smooth. → Read More

Rwanda: Survey - Unpredictable Taxes Biggest Constraint to Businesses

Businesses also highlighted the burden of additional cleaning fee similar to the security fees. They complained about flat fee for cleaning regardless of scale of business. → Read More